This clipboard and box, both from thrift stores, have been sitting around since my flurry of transfer activity a couple of years ago. This week I finally got around to painting them with an exquisite lavender grey color we used … Continue reading
I’m back at it…Christmas ornaments. My sister-in-law introduced me to Altoids mints last year and I’ve been saving the tins because they’re so cute. Last week I primed them with white spray paint and started to create little holiday diorama … Continue reading
It won’t stop raining here today, so I turned my attention to Christmas sale projects. I got these canvas bags (really knapsacks) at a garage sale a few years ago and knew I wanted to do something with them. So, … Continue reading
My latest batch of linen and felt ornaments. They have a little stuffing in them for 3-D effect.
I’m at it again. At last December’s art sale, a woman asked me to make 6 shoe ornaments for this year’s sale. She wanted to buy them for her friends who shared her passion for shoes. So, here are the … Continue reading
I thought some of you crafters might find a use for these vintage English advertisements!
I was in the mood to mix and match from some of my printable Pinterest boards this morning. Here’s a pair of collages for free personal use only. Have fun!
I’ve been cleaning my office/crafts room in the past few days and I ran across this vintage French postcard that was tucked in my bag me by the owner of an antique bead shop in the Paris flea market. Pensees … Continue reading
I started these a long time ago but just finished them. They are about 6″ high, and are made of vintage Santa and Christmas images (copyright free) I found on Pinterest. I printed them onto cotton canvas, then stitched them … Continue reading
Here’s the final stage of my “thrifty vintage decor” house tour–the master bedroom. We kind of gutted this room to make it bigger and multi-functional–removing the clutter of two little closets, a wall air conditioner, shelves, and a window seat. … Continue reading