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*Slightly Used Casket – $450

“Looking to sell my casket, has only been used for Halloween decorations. This is a XL full sized real casket, bought it for Halloween but tired of trying to store it. I have wayyyy to many decorations and running out of room. Can be used for what it was originally intended or other uses, ice… Continue reading *Slightly Used Casket – $450

arts and crafts · Crafting How To's · Decor · Distressed · Etsy · Etsy Seller · Mixed Media

Spirit House – Memory Shrine Part 2

Hello, and welcome back to Old Raven Creates. This has been quite the February here in Boise, Idaho.  We have had piles of snow and buckets of rain all month long, and I guess it’s only fitting that today, the last day of February, it’s pouring down rain again with snow visible just a few… Continue reading Spirit House – Memory Shrine Part 2

arts and crafts · Crafting How To's · DIY · Easter · Etsy · Etsy Seller

Time Out and a Quick Hop Towards Easter

I know – what happened to Part 2 of Spirit House – Memory Shrine?  Well, I had an order come into my Etsy shop, Old Raven, for a dozen Pastel Faux Marble Easter Eggs.  As it happens, I had half a dozen Pastel Eggs and half a dozen Jewel Tone Eggs – that’s just not… Continue reading Time Out and a Quick Hop Towards Easter

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Spirit House – Memory Shrine Part 1

The best part of Winter for me is when the snow’s falling and I’m trapped inside.  The way I see it – there’s nothing else to do but spend hours and hours in my craft room. Darn. I found this little house structure at a 2nd hand store for $1.50 but you can find similar… Continue reading Spirit House – Memory Shrine Part 1

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A Paper Crafters Take on Tiffany Stained Glass “Fancy Goods”

Louis Comfort Tiffany – a name synonymous with the pinnacle of beauty in the stained glass world. He created and produced art in the late 1800s to the early 1900s and was one of the main driving gears for the “Art Nouveau” movement.  For many, Tiffany’s fame was stained glass windows, but he also made… Continue reading A Paper Crafters Take on Tiffany Stained Glass “Fancy Goods”

arts and crafts · Crafting How To's · Decor · Distressed · DIY · Etsy · Etsy Seller · Mixed Media · Paper Mache · Steampunk

Steampunk Brontosaurus Dinosaur

This is the third in my Steampunk Dinosaur Series.  I have made a Triceratops, see the full post in August 2017. And, a T -Rex…  see the full post in September 2017. And now it’s the final piece in the trifecta – the Brontosaurus. Though these dinosaurs are some of my favorite projects they are… Continue reading Steampunk Brontosaurus Dinosaur

arts and crafts · Craft Supplies · Decor · Easter · Etsy · Etsy Seller

Winter Blues Perk Up

If Winter grays are making you blue – here’s something that might help.  EASTER… I spent a wonderful couple of hours in my craft room making this cute little Easter basket but it was a real twofer – not only did I come out with an adorable little Easter treat, but I came out with… Continue reading Winter Blues Perk Up