arts and crafts · Etsy · Halloween · Upcycled · Upcycling

Steampunk Pumpkin – Part 1

Thanks to Tim Holtz Tim Holtz, as I’m sure many of you know, is a biggie in the paper craft world and one of my all time favorites for inspiration.  His “Distress” line covers everything from inks to fabrics and his blog never fails to have me dashing to my craft room so I can… Continue reading Steampunk Pumpkin – Part 1

arts and crafts · Halloween

Halloween Decorations

Who’s Thinking About Halloween? Okay, I know some of you are saying “Halloween, really?  Already?”  Oh ya, I am.  As far as I’m concerned it’s never too early for Halloween goodies and ideas.  This is by far my most favorite Holiday.  Everything about Halloween is FUN, let me list some of it’s best features: Unlike… Continue reading Halloween Decorations

arts and crafts · Paper Crafts · Uncategorized · Upcycled Greeting Cards

Upcycle Greeting Cards to Gift Tags

“You say it’s your Birthday …” Everyone gets cards be it for Birthdays, Holidays, Thank Yous, Anniversaries, etc.  We prop them up on display somewhere for a few days and then, with regret, we usually toss them (some of us even recycle them) and a small minority of us UPCYCLE them. With few exceptions, most… Continue reading Upcycle Greeting Cards to Gift Tags

DIY · DIY Flooring · Upcycled · Upcycling

My Paper Floor – 4th Post

The End Is In Sight I tried something a little different with this floor, notice the pieces out in the middle of this final section?  This area of the floor will get the highest traffic so I thought I’d do a little experiment here.  I took some of the largest pieces I’d prepared and spaced… Continue reading My Paper Floor – 4th Post

arts and crafts · DIY · DIY Flooring · Uncategorized

My Paper Floor – 2nd Post

While prepping the sub-floor during the day, at night, while we watch TV our crafty hands are busy getting the paper ready.  Again, there’s a multitude of choices here but for this project I’ve chosen five different rolls of Kraft paper.  You can get Kraft paper at office supply stores, Dollar stores, Walmart, craft stores… Continue reading My Paper Floor – 2nd Post