These took a long time to perfect, but it turned into a good looking set.
Crafts, Projects

Resin Jewelry Project

When I was a child my Grandparents would go down to Florida yearly. It was always to escape the frigid Canadian winter and they would be gone for several weeks. They came back one year with a special gift for me, it was a small dark bottle and I opened it to find shark teeth. My… Continue reading Resin Jewelry Project

Hanging up the finished work is really the best part of the whole project.
Crafts, Projects

It’s a Frame Job

I have mentioned before how much I like to personalize my home and make use of the things that I love. If you'd like to check out that post you can find it here. This time I'm going to go through the steps that I use when I frame art or other items. If I'm… Continue reading It’s a Frame Job

With all the little stones the details come to life close up.
Crafts, Projects

Creating Sweater Guard Clips

If there is one thing that I love to wear no matter what the season, it's a cardigan. I have cardigans in all different colours, patterns, and sleeve lengths, it's probably on the borderline of being an obsession. Cardigans were a wardrobe staple in the 1950's and they usually were adorned with what was called… Continue reading Creating Sweater Guard Clips

For the bigger pieces I sewed them down and for all the tiny pieces I glued them on.
Crafts, Projects, Sewing

Ugly Christmas Sweater

This project will be the last in the Christmas DIY series. It is definitely not a traditional project and I realize it will not be to everyone's taste, but it is all in fun. Now for most Christmas sweaters you expect familiar depictions of the holiday season with lights, Santa, reindeer, snowflakes and the like.… Continue reading Ugly Christmas Sweater

Projects are coming together, I'm using these ornaments to decorate the book tree.
Crafts, Projects

Alternative Tree – A Book Tree

This will be the second post in the Christmas series and this one is much less traditional. We're going to be creating a "Christmas tree" from books. Being a collector of books I didn't have any issues finding enough for this project. The amount of books needed really depends on how tall you want the… Continue reading Alternative Tree – A Book Tree