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 had some lavender buds left over from last year’s harvest, so I made up eight new sachet bags from four vintage perfume and soap labels printed on cotton. They’re all backed with lavender calico.
Well, I’ve had this stash of old bottles sitting around for a year. I finally got around to labeling them as I’d originally planned. Lots of old French labels printed out on coffee-aged paper and decoupaged on. I like these … Continue reading
I thought some of you crafters might find a use for these vintage English advertisements!
When I was about 10, mom took me to visit a great aunt. She had a big dark living room with no less than four large Victorian cloches housing stuffed birds and butterflies on branches. I was mesmerized, and since … Continue reading
I’ve had these pieces sitting around for a while, and wanted to get them done before we move next week. The first one is a large wooden domed box I found at a thrift store. Here’s the before shot. And … Continue reading
Here are two projects I’ve been working on for a week. Recently, I found a very shiny silverplated frame without glass (of course, I had a piece of glass just the right size in the basement–I am my own store) … Continue reading
I just finished another saint homage, to Mater Dolorosa. Made progress on the “crown” project, and made two new paper cups ala Sevres. Photos to come. Next I’m getting into plaster of…wait for it…Paris. Who knows where that will end? … Continue reading