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

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