Week 8 - Altered Book Art

I have been finding a ton of altered books on Pinterest.  Everything ranging from paper cut collages to sculptures.  One image in particular really struck me....more

Week 7 - All about Bows!

I hope you will all forgive me for not posting this yesterday… but I took on quite the undertaking and wanted to get everything just right before I posted it.  As you can probably tell I have been messing around with a lot of different styles and I think I’ve finally found one that I really like, so I’m trying it out today.  Because of that I wanted to make sure my pictures were just right and I spent a lot of time working on my light box to make it work better....more

Valentines Wreath

Valentines day is 1 week away!  I’m not much into the holiday but there is something nice about making a new decoration for the living room that can get you in the mood for almost any holiday.  :-)  As a bonus Pinterest craft this week I adapted a kissing ball tutorial I found on Pinterest to make a heart shaped wreath....more

Week 6 of the Pin a Week Challenge

Believe it or not its February already!!!  I thought I would show you guys how to make an awesome heart necklace that is perfect for a casual valentines day date, or to wear to work or school.  It is really cute, I’m sure that you will be wearing it more than once a year!...more

The Ugly Wooden Purse

So I am an avid flea marketer.  I love them, big, small, inside, outside it doesn’t matter so long as there is cool junk to find that inspires me.  Well last year when my mom and I went out flea marketing we found these really cool wooden purses.  I liked the shape of them but the outside was all wrong.  It was this weird yellow color and had daisies on it.  After some awesome work with my knife peeling all the daisies off I was left with this half deconstructed wooden purse…. and it sat on my shelf for months!...more

Paper Doily Lampshade

This week over at pinnersparadise.wordpress.com we are making globe lights using a balloon paper doilies and modpodge!  this really simple design can be anything from sweet and romantic to cool and funky.  And at about $3.00 a piece these are cheap too!I hope that you check out the tutorial and follow us on facebook (www.facebook.com/pinnersparadise)~Liz...more

Altering Old Photos

What a weird winter we are having in PA this year, it snowed several inches right before Halloween then nothing till this past weekend, and the snow is already melted!  I don’t know if we are going to see the huge snow totals we saw last year (thank goodness because my commute is really long now!) but a little snow here and there wouldn’t be too bad....more