Furniture · Upcycled · Upcycling

The Dresser Project – Part 1

Careful What You Ask For… For years I’ve been admiring and drooling over furniture, especially dressers, that had been upcylcled from what appeared to be a Salvation Army reject to a truly amazing home decor accent.  I really wanted to try my hand at that but to my continued frustration I could never seem to… Continue reading The Dresser Project – Part 1

arts and crafts · Etsy · Paper Crafts · Upcycled · Upcycled Greeting Cards · Upcycling

What Have I Been Working On? – Part 1

I recently found a packet of blank note cards with envelopes at my favorite “second hand store”.  I love shopping in these places, you never know what you’re going to find and the real challenge is what can you make with everyday objects?  I’ve already done a step by step blog on upcycling greeting cards… Continue reading What Have I Been Working On? – Part 1

arts and crafts · Etsy · Paper Crafts · Upcycled · Upcycling

Mosaic Miracle – Part 2

From Paper Scraps to Pure Magic At heart I guess I’m a paper crafter as somewhere in almost every project I do there’s paper involved.  And like most paper crafters, I have a large bag full of scraps.  This paper mosaic technique can make full use of those scraps. I started this project a couple… Continue reading Mosaic Miracle – Part 2

arts and crafts · Etsy · Halloween · Paper Crafts · Upcycled · Upcycling

Steampunk Pumpkin – Part 5

This is it! After hours of hard work I’m into my favorite stage of crafting on a project.  But I must  admit, it’s also a little sad for me.  I like the big projects, one’s that take a lot of time and effort and though somewhere around the two-thirds mark I’m usually having a doubt… Continue reading Steampunk Pumpkin – Part 5