Tag Archive: Crafts

Crafting with a Cinnamon Broom, Part 2

This post is continued from my previous post, “Crafting with a Cinnamon Broom, Part 1” from earlier this week.  I decided to use a store-bought cinnamon broom to make some small, scented wreaths… Continue reading

Crafting with a Cinnamon Broom, Part 1

A little over a week ago, I bought a cinnamon broom for $3.99 at the market.  It’s a bit too early for fall decor, if you ask me, (see my post “Thoughts on… Continue reading

A Gift for My Writing Group…

Ok, this might be the last post I do of these homemade wooden letter magnets, but I’m not promising anything!  Making a set of them is so fun, easy, and obviously, addictive! I… Continue reading

Craft Update

Well, the silent auction I have been crafting for was held last night, and I’m very happy to report that nearly all of my items sold! I was even asked to create additional… Continue reading

Crafty April: Refillable Cheesecloth Sachets

This craft project is a twist on my earlier post Crafty April: Cheesecloth Potpourri Sachets. I had a bit of cheesecloth left over from the other sachets I made for the silent auction… Continue reading

Crafty April: DIY Personalized Pots

As part of my crafting work for the auction event that I’m preparing for, I customized a few store-bought pots to add to the items for sale.  The pots can be used for… Continue reading

Felt Heart Ornament

I made a few felt hearts to use as ornaments on my decorative metal tree for February this year. I cut scraps of pink and white felt with a scissors to make the… Continue reading

DIY Wire Napkin Rings

These are part of a set of wire napkin rings that I made using just a few supplies: jewelry wire, crimp beads, decorative beads, charms, and a narrow needle-nose pliers. It is easy… Continue reading

Glitter-Tipped Pine Cones

A few pine cones make a wonderfully affordable, decorative accent any time of year, but especially during the fall and winter months.  These natural accessories are free if you are blessed to have… Continue reading

Paper Scrap Beads

I’m sure that a lot of folks know how to make these paper beads.  I think that I first learned when I was very young with days-old newspapers and magazine scraps, a few… Continue reading

Origami Afternoon

This past weekend, I watched a great documentary film entitled Between The Folds about modern origami. It made me remember folding inflatable paper balloons on the playground as a child, and left me… Continue reading

Taking a Basket from Blah to Beautiful

I have had a long love affair with baskets.  I think it can be traced to my love of brown and also my love for wicker, and all things woven. Baskets seem to… Continue reading

DIY Button Wine Charms

The other day, I was out shopping and I saw some wine glass charms on sale.  I took a closer look at them and realized that they were only made up of a… Continue reading

Fun Stepping Stones

Last summer, I purchased a stepping stone kit to add a little personality to my yard and garden.  For around $7, I got a box filled with plaster mix, various plastic shapes, glass… Continue reading