Do you put your Christmas tree up right after Thanksgiving? In the past few years I have. It’s been kind of fun with the kids. But growing up we didn’t put up the tree that early. I grew up in Macedonia and our traditions are a bit different. Our Christmas tree is more of a… Read More Paper ornaments
Ah friends, I recently discovered that I can add a payment button and be able to offer some of my handmade goods from right here, from my blog. So I am giving it a try. Up on the top Menu I’ve added a SHOP button. I have added a bunch of Christmas ornaments. I also… Read More Shop Update!
So I have been thinking about an alternative to candy when the kids come trick-o-treating on Halloween. I made these ‘tea bags of bones’ as I was trying to come up with different things. They are a bit time consuming (all the cutting involved), so I am not sure about making a whole bunch, but… Read More Tea Bag of Bones – Halloween crafts
Around these parts…… How about you? Do you decorate for Halloween?
Kids are on fall break for two weeks and I have three days off. Time to get the Halloween decorations out and get in the spirit. I realized I don’t have a Halloween wreath and decided to make one. A trip to the dollar store for a few supplies and here we go: Supplies: Metal… Read More DIY Halloween wreath on a budget
A few years ago I wanted an original small Easter bunny made out of fabric. Since I can sew I decided to try and make my own template and see what comes of it. The results were very these cute little bunnies and if you are looking for a quick sewing project these Easter bunnies… Read More Easter bunnies DIY
Every year I make a big batch of Valentine’s cards and I sell them at my local art gallery in Chandler, The Vision Gallery and at Practical Art in Phoenix. This year I decided to make Valentine postcards instead. Why not, right? I used Dyan Reaveley’s Dylusions Ink Spray and I also used Ken Oliver Color Burst… Read More Valentine’s postcards
These days I keep being asked by total strangers at the store, at work: are you ready for Christmas? I am never sure how to answer it. I am not sure what being ready for Christmas means. Where I grew up in Eastern Europe our Christmas is a low key affair and it’s on Jan.… Read More Recycled Christmas gift tags