Posted in February 2012

Tutorials I

Tutorials I

Tutorials and DIY’s are trendy themes right now. Here are some of my favorite projects out there to share, try, or simply enjoy! Clockwise from top: 1. Abigail Booties, Make It And Love It 2. Map Folded Flowers, Papervine 3. Berry Ice Cubes, ediTORIal 4. Clutter Crates, Running With Scissors 5. Red Wine Glass, Chalkboard China Advertisements

Inspiration & resources

Inspiration & resources

I am still working on starting a small, home-based business. Months have gone by since the initial spark of a new idea and the decision to turn idea into reality. Where am I at? I’m still in the planning phase… with a lot of research ahead of me. Here are some resources I have utilized along the way. … Continue reading

A last-minute Valentine

A last-minute Valentine

A last-minute Valentine list: 1. Message in a bottle… Type a long message and roll to fit inside a small jar, lightly sand the lid and paint red. 2. Love letters. Shape a wire (from a coat hanger) into the word “love” and wrap with yarn. 3. DIY a valentine with your baby by making footprints with non-toxic paint. Combine with … Continue reading

Making a newspaper handprint

I spotted this cute, 3D handprint immediately on a shelf in my sister’s house. My niece, Marina, came up with this idea after tracing her hand on newspaper. How creative is that?   Making a newspaper handprint: Trace your hand several times onto a folded newspaper. Cut out newspaper designs and set aside. Make a paste … Continue reading