I originally saw this idea for a bowl made with shredded paper in a book at the library. I think it was by Patricia Zapata but now I am not sure and I forgot to take notes. I thought it was pretty cute and stored it in my idea bank to make it one day.… Read More How to make a bowl with shredded paper – tutorial
I love creating with fabrics that initially had a different purpose. Some time ago my dad gave me a box of tea towels he found at an estate sale. He knows me well and my love for ‘junk’. And I admit it took me a while to figure out what to do with them. Because… Read More Tea towels clutches
I have an entire board on Pinterest devoted to toilet paper tube projects. Mostly kids stuff: animals, characters, print making, bird feeder….I was craving something cooler than that. I could feel that there is a way to make wearable art out of this often discarded item and last night I decided to give it a… Read More Eco-fashion earrings made with toilet paper tube
This week without any previous planning I ended up repurposing a little girl vanity into a Frida inspired vanity table. Here is the story: I love going to thrift stores. They are big treasure hunts. With a little effort and a little imagination you really can score some great stuff there. I picked up this… Read More Frida vanity table, repurposed furniture
When your coffee cup brings you joy long after the coffee is gone, now that’s money well spent. If you are a coffee drinker and a crafter and in addition to the boost of caffeine you need a little boost with positive affirmations now and then, then a coffee-cup-sleeve affirmation mobile is for you. I… Read More Coffee-cup-sleeve affirmations mobile
It’s winter here in the desert and that means that this is the best time to go out in nature, marvel the desert plants, be careful around them not to prick yourself with their needles. After an outing in the nature I often feel inspired to try to create and capture the scenery. I am… Read More Mini quilted desert plants
On a recent school day my son was sick and stayed home. So we made sock monsters out of my daughter’s old stockings. We used instructions from a book we picked up at the local library called ‘Stupid Sock Creatures’ by John Murphy. This is our first one.