>Cloche Make-over

>I’ve seen a million cloches over the blogs in the past year…and I finally got my own 🙂  Of course, it didn’t start out this cute.  I found it at the thrift store for $2.90 looking like this:  Mmm…doesn’t that make you want to just put some cheese on that old grimy board?  *gross* But, after … Continue reading

>…and it makes my heart want to sing

>spring s.p.r.i.n.g. SPRING! It’s HERE!!!!! I don’t think you understand how happy this makes me 🙂 To celebrate, I made this: Want a tutorial? I’ve got one for you (even if you didn’t want one…muahaha) 😉 First, I got this sheet music for 25 cents at my local ReStore. They’re Easter hymns…perfect! I then tore … Continue reading

>Washer Necklace

>Ready for another hand-made Christmas gift? How about this necklace: I originally found the idea for this necklace at Oopsey Daisy, which directed me to this tutorial at Blue Cricket Design. You know what I say? Why re-create the wheel if someone’s done a beautiful job of writing a tutorial on making that wheel 🙂 … Continue reading

>Clipboard Christmas Presents

>As most of you know, I teach Kindergarten Autism Support. I have some amazing co-workers, and we always get eachother small things for Christmas every year. Instead of another candle or basket of home-made cookies (which are GREAT gifts…I’ve just given them too many times now!) I personalized some of those clipboards I made for … Continue reading

>Making art out of a cabinet door

>I’m so happy to be back after a few days of Christmas craziness. I was VERY busy crafting up until literally the last minutes, and now I can finally share the projects I have been working on with you! Just because I gave these as Christmas presents doesn’t mean they’re strictly for Christmas…so I thought … Continue reading

>Paperwhites: a pre-holiday gift

> I realized TODAY that Support Staff Appreciation Day is TOMORROW…yikes! After work, I went to a few local stores where I can usually pick up some smaller gifts…but no luck 😦 Then I remembered that I had seen some beautiful bulbs planted in glass jars at my mom’s house this weekend…and the lightbulbs started … Continue reading