While doing my daily craft surfing I ran across the cutiest little chest, and it is made from matchboxes. I found it on a blog called Artfully Musing by Laura Carson….video…tutorial…
I am not a big sweets eater. But I love chocolate, and today I found this recipe for Gooey Chocolate Skillet Cake. It reminds me of chocolate sheet cake. One of my favorite cakes, next to…finalist for SAVEUR Magazine’s Best Baking & Desserts Blog.
I’ve recently started using more fabric in my jewelry and craft projects. Like always I am on the look out for great tutorial, when I ran across a couple of rosette tutorials that you can use either in your jewelry making, or to decorate another project.
This is a DIY project on how to make your own fabric rag beads using artistic wire, burlap, strips of material of your choice, and seed beads. These beads would look great added to a necklace, bracelet, etc. Easy to follow instructions.
Do you like learning new crafty ideas? I know I do, especially if there not only great ideas or tips, but they save money too. Those’s are the best. If you are a painter you might like this DIY idea…
Awesome “Wall of beads storage system”. I think it it such a great idea I wanted to share it with you. I will definitely be making me one of these.
This handcrafted bracelet is made from fancy jasper nuggets and copper wire…I cut and hand-form all components for my jewelry designs…Copper is believed to help relieve joint pain due to arthritis…Jasper is known as the nurturing stone. It is believed to bring relaxation, tranquility, comfort, wholeness, and healing.
My husband and I went garage sale shopping this past Saturday and I found this old rolltop desk for $10. I just couldn’t past it up. It is a little beat up, but the drawers and rolltop all still work. I just need to sand then….
This bracelet is handcrafted using green iris glass faceted 6x8mm crystals, 4mm crystals, and small silver spacer beads. The smaller crystals were threaded on headpins first. Then I used stretch magic to thread the crystals and silver beads to make…
Necklace and bracelet were both handmade with 14, 16 and 18 gauge copper wire. The S loops were all hand-formed from 14 gauge, and hammered for texture, the jumprings were hand-cut from 16 gauge, and the wrapped eye loops with the porcelain beads were made form 18 gauge. The hand-formed clasp is made from 16 gauge.