I like to use items not designed for the medium I am using and create something original. That often means recycling something or other. Here I used stained glass patterns for the designs, craft paint, liquid fabric paint and plastic placemats. I … Continue reading -›
One day while browsing through a craft magazine I saw that somebody used clothes pins to cover the outside of a container. That gave me the idea to make miniature wishing wells. Material clothes pins small containers, shaving foam or … Continue reading -›
So, your kids love playing with Lego blocks and you wonder if there is another way to play with them? Yes, there is! I came across this simple Lego Game Board idea and created my own version by making a few changes … Continue reading -›
I needed an easel for an exhibition for our business poster and did not want to buy one. I looked online for instructions and ideas and found a good number to get main brain going. That’s when I realized that I already had most of the material in my garage. I decided to stick with more —»Continue reading
While experimenting with my glue gun dolls, things didn’t work out and the dolls got stuck and would not come out of the mold. The only thing that did come out was the head. So instead of throwing it out, I just figured an new way to use it. I had made flowers from ‘fun [...]Continue reading
After my introduction to paper embroidery I just had to play around with it some more to see what I could come up with. As I like to work with small items I started with ATC cards. original posting date – February 25/2008 Paper Embroidery Geisha ATC Card On Saturday’s shopping trip I checked out [...]Continue reading
I first posted this in July 2005 on my old website. Last year I saw in the mall some visors for sale that used curly shoe laces, fun foam and fabric. I thought I could make that myseelf and then came across this website http://www.lifetoolsforwomen.com/f/teen-daughter-crafts.htm, which had the pattern for the visor. visor pattern – [...]Continue reading
I had a dilemma about what to do with all those old floppy disks and the caps from my canon printer ink.
Then one day inspiration struck.
The opening in the ink caps was perfect for screw and nut. So by wedging a floppy disk that already had two holes on one side between the caps [...]