Just a quick post…I had to share the fact that we here in Boise, Idaho just had 6.5 earthquake! Whew. Hubby and I were relaxing in our recliners watching TV when for a split second I wondered that our rather new recliner loveseat came with a massage setting that I didn’t know about? Ha Ha.… Continue reading Wow – What a Day!
Hello, and welcome to Old Raven Creates. Today I started a project that looks just like a mosaic that includes gritty textured grout and glazed ceramic tiles laid onto a flat surface…in this case a small 9 drawer chest. But the thing is – this isn’t real mosaic and those aren’t ceramic tiles – they’re… Continue reading DIY Mosaic Nine Drawer Chest – Part 1
Hey everyone – how’s it going? Keeping busy, surfin’ the net, looking for ideas? Me too. One thing I like to do to jump start my creativity is browsing through creative blogs…look at projects and techniques, check out posts on new products or see what some terribly creative individual has done with a craft supply… Continue reading 1907 Fashion Cutouts -I Found A Treasure Today
Hello and welcome back to Old Raven Creates. Yesterday I made a post on how I made the miniature house on the left (Evergreen House) of the lead group picture above. Today I’m going to show you closeups on the other three houses. This is Holly House, a modest bungalow style home with one story,… Continue reading Putz Houses – Part 2
Hello Everyone! Are you keeping busy? It’s such a surreal time – sometimes it feels like the clock has stopped ticking all together and then at other moments I’m think I just got up and the day has already gone and I’m not sure what I got accomplished today. Okay, that’s not going to work… Continue reading Putz (Miniature) Houses
It’s SPRING – yeah!!!! Daffodils, hyacinth and primrose are popping up everywhere. And sunshine…lemon yellow and warm…it just feels SO good. Today I’ve been working on switching out an old listing, updating it and adding two new listings in conjunction to it because WOW have I been collecting Antique Pen Nib Boxes. This collection represents… Continue reading Calligraphers – MORE Nib Storage Tins
Hello everyone. Like everyone else, my husband and I are ‘sheltering in place’ – we haven’t gone to full quarantine here in Boise, yet. But one thing that became immediately apparent across the country is the lack of toilet paper. This sounds a little comic on the surface but of course, it’s pretty serious if… Continue reading The Bidet – It’s Not Just For Europe Anymore