I love not only how nice the finished product came out, but how well it blends with my existing furniture. Plus, it cost me $0 to make and saved me a ton of storage space in my closet. Overall, a very fun and worthy project!
Foam board is the BEST material for light, inexpensive projects. I use it to make custom shelving and organizers of all types. All you need is a $1 piece of … Continue reading
Post-Christmas, I came to work one grey, stormy morning, and, standing at the entrance of my little cubicle space, fully acknowledged that I was spending my days in total blah-ness. … Continue reading
I’ve wanted a nice “all season” wreath for a while now. Looking at the ready made selection available at our local stores, I’ve found myself either turned off by the price or the … Continue reading
This year I wanted to create a cute Valentine’s Day door wreath – and was super keen to try out a technique, which to date, I had not yet found a reason to try: making roses out of crepe paper streamers. These adorable flowers are made from the same rolls you find in the party section of your local dollar store. And if you choose to make your own wreath frame, as I did (using recycled materials), you too will be able to make something like this for just $3. Want to learn more?
I should also note that I did this all while juggling off 3 cats, who, were determined to sit on the enivable wet canvas that was stealing all “their” attention. Needless to say, this work was stretched out over several nights, overwhich, I painted my toe nails a lovely shade of aqua to try, unsucessfully, to endear formentioned hubby to the colour.
Last November I was searching around on Pinterest for project ideas and found a pin on how to DIY planters trees out of tomato cages. AWESOME right? Except you can’t buy … Continue reading
I can’t count the number of hours I have spent planning, designing, and crafting handmade papercraft projects – cards especially. It’s a true labour of love. But sewing has been a totally different … Continue reading
Two posts in one week? Wowsa- things are really looking up! Here is my Canada Day themed art for June. To create this I used Stampin’ Up‘s Glorius and Free … Continue reading
All work and no play makes LM a dull, and as my loving husband would attest, an occasionally cranky, girl. Despite sneaking this project in early one Saturday morning (at … Continue reading
After a few VERY busy weeks between work and school, I finally have a moment today to post some pictures of the handmade napkin and card sets I created recently … Continue reading
Motivation to “create” comes to me in many forms. Sometimes, it’s simple curiosity, other times, it’s outright need. A “need” was what most certainly what started the motivation behind my latest … Continue reading
I went full-out with an Easter egg theme….
This colourful collage of decorative edgings and trims was inspired by St. Patrick’s Day, which is celebrated on March 17th. I had many ideas for this month’s art, including leprechauns, … Continue reading
I was always taught that “red and pink do not go together”. It was only until I became an adult did I realize what a terrible misconception this was!
I’ve always admired the look of custom art projects featuring one of my favourite tools, stamps. So this year, I decided to make a year long commitment to creating 12 DIY art projects of my own – one for each month of 2012.
Of all the items we don’t have an abundance of, its coasters – but its not that I haven’t tried! Many times I’ve found myself at the local home decor … Continue reading
While I pride myself on being a very organized person, I am also a very busy person. I work full time in a role that demands great attention to detail, … Continue reading
Joseph Heller once said that “procrastination is the thief of time”, but by using a calendar, you will be well equipped to protect yours.