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Make Jewelry from Wood Beads

Make Jewelry from Wood Beads

A great Summer Craft Idea, is bringing out a bowl of painted wood beads, and stringing them together to make wood bead jewelry. Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind dont matter, and those who matter wont mind. Doktor Seuss Slow down with beading You can sit down by […]

Customized Note Pad for quick scribbles

Customized Note Pad for quick scribbles

Today I’ll share a quick tips on how to create a customized Note Pad Cover. You know the cheap kind that have ugly covers but are still great to use? Well, I like those too. But I do think everything that is not already handmade will be better if it’s personalized, altered, or customized in […]

Kawaii Hearts | Making some Clay Jewelery

Kawaii Hearts | Making some Clay Jewelery

Kawaii Hearts with wings are coming into the air and flying straight for you! Who can resist these cuties? I ♥ them so. To continue with the heart theme, I wanted to share an easy and fun idea for making your own lovely jewelry using clay. I made these a while back, but it’s still […]

Painting a pair of Shoes

Painting a pair of Shoes

On my list of things to try in my Crafty Lifetime, painting shoes is one item that I can now check off! I have altered a pair of fake leather shoes and painted them using acrylic paint (first white, then two coats of pink). It was super easy to do, although not too durable I’m […]

Inspiration from Syfestivalen in Stockholm

Inspiration from Syfestivalen in Stockholm

Syfestivalen is Swedish and means “Festival of Sewing”. These days it is actually called Sewing and Craft Festival, but I think I’ll just keep calling it the short and sweet Syfestivalen for ever. It’s arranged twice each year in lvsj, just outside Stockholm, in a big convention center there. We went this weekend, and those […]

Personalizing a Watercolor Box

Personalizing a Watercolor Box

Watercolors are commonly stored in a boring looking black metal box bought in the store…But does it need to be so… black? …so boring? …so store bought looking? I say: nay! Let’s personalize it and make it more fun! When I got the idea to personalize my new, bigger watercolor box, I decided to bring […]

DIY Spray Paint Crazy

DIY Spray Paint Crazy

I love DIY Spray Paint projects a lot, mostly because it is so much fun to personalize things with color. It’s my favorite repurposing thing to do with thrift finds! Plus it’s the quickest way to totally transform the look of something, which is always fun. These days you can find so many different hues […]