Paper Embroidery Christmas Cards

I found this wonderful free pattern for paper embroidery Christmas cards (2008/02/12) at the Wild Eyed Wonderfuls blog. I made my first card exactly like the ones from the blog site and promptly forgot to take a picture of it. Then I got … Continue reading -›

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Hairpin Star Ornament

2 years after my son’s wedding (2007/07/28) and I still had all those hairpins when they pinned up my hair. What am I going to do with them? Then inspiration struck. I discovered that plastic pony beads fit on them … Continue reading -›

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Greeting Card Houses

In Dec 1998 and I found another use for CDs. Martha Stewart Living had a miniature village segment on Dec 15, 1998. It showed how to make small houses with a wooded base (original house size 9-inches). It is now 2014 … Continue reading -›

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Paper Embroidered Christmas Cards – Christmas Tree

Paper Embroidery - Christmas Tree Card with beadsSometimes I want to change things up a bit, so instead of making printed cards I do paper embroidered one. Here are a few simple one one of Christmas trees. For paper embroidery instructions check out this page. Find a … Continue reading -›

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Painting With Polymer Clay On CDs – Santa

Polymer Clay painted Santa on CDMy Santa painting came about as a gift for our neighbors to hang on their Christmas tree. My next experiment came when I purchased a pasta machine to condition the clay. As it is a a regular pasta machine it … [Read more]

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Paper – Tinfoil – Contact Paper Angel Ornament

After experimenting with fabric angel ornaments I wanted to explore other materials. Here are the results. Paper Angel For this angel is wanted to see if I could do it with only craft paper. It worked just great. So this … Continue reading

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