Handcrafted wooden cross with wings… The handpainted cross was painted to resemble leather. Learn the technique that I used to accomplish the look of leather on wood in my step by step tutorial.
diy projects, crafts, jewelry, woodcrafts, repurposed items
Today I tried my hand at creating some mixed media art. This is only the second time that I’ve ever made any mix media wall art. I am really happy with how they turned out. I used a couple small pieces of scrapbook paper, gesso, watered down acrylic paint, a few words cut out of […]
Buttons are a wonderful addition to your craft supplies. There are so many things that you can use buttons for. You can use them to decorate gift packaging, in a collage, button magnets, button thumb tacks, embellish cards, and decorate a tin can. Buttons can be used in your jewelry designs, or make a button bracelet, necklace, earrings, even a button ring. I have used buttons as … These are just a some of the things that…
Here are a couple of Christmas Carolers like the ones I use to make years ago when I had my craft booth, and made a lot of woodcrafts. This was before I discovered jewelry making. Well my husband really gets into decorating for the holidays, and this year we are off Christmas day so we are having family over. So I decided to make some Christmas Carolers.
Here are a couple of really cute gift ideas that I found on a blog called … I think these would make fabulous Christmas Gifts. The first one is a sewing kit made from … I don’t sew that much, only when I have to or if there is a craft that I want to make that requires sewing. But this is such a great idea and I love it. So I am sure someone that is into sewing would love it too.
If you love to sew check out the sewing tutorials…. there are a lot of really cute designs made from t-shirts, pillow cases, an adorable pumpkin Halloween costume, etc.
Do you remember the wooden potato/onion bin that I bought at a garage sale several weeks back? Well I finally got around it. I repainted the whole thing with antique white milk paint. Well that was a little to white for me, so I used an antiquing gel to darken it up some. Then once dry I…
These chalk boards were hand-painted on an old cedar shingle. The chicken is painted to one side and the rest is a chalk board. Would make a cute gift for a cook to hang in the kitchen….The fish is painted…would make a great gift for the fishermen in the family…Unique handcrafted chalk boards…