This is MY TIME OF YEAR – I love Fall, all the colors, the cooler temps and HALLOWEEN. It’s also the start of the ‘Holiday Season’ which has many folks groaning as they check the available balance on their credit cards (Christmas) uggh. I say forget Christmas – Halloween is the best holiday of the… Continue reading Halloween Humor – Lighten Up People!
This post won’t be a breakdown of how I made this jewelry box as I’ve stepped out the process before in a couple of other posts. As usual, my apothecary cabinets start with a Kaisercraft base, in this instance I used the SB2204 Shadow Box Drawers. Remember, if you would like to try your hand… Continue reading 25 Drawer Apothecary Style Jewelry Box
Bear with me, I promise I’ll get to the Mod Podge business shortly, but first a little update. Been a little crazy here in camp Old Raven. As my sales continue to rise in my online Etsy shop I’ve been trying to cram in more supplies so I can make more goodies but the… Continue reading About Mod Podge…
Upcycle, recycle, repurpose, reinvent, whatever word works for you, I think it’s great when somebody takes an object that would normally wind up in the trash and gives it a new life. Case in point – the humble mint tin. You know, like Altoids, Yorks, Breez or Newman’s Own, etc. there are many manufacturers and… Continue reading Mint Tin Shrines
Crafters who sell their work online need to look far ahead on the calendar if they want to have a good supply of available stock on hand for holiday shoppers. Easter is the one I have fixed in my sights at the moment and I’ve been busy in my craft room making “upcycled Easter eggs”… Continue reading Upcycled Easter Eggs
(Just a reminder – this project was done using the Tim Holtz Paper Mosaic Kit. For complete basic instructions visit his blog and watch the video for Distress Paper Mosaic Kit .) I realize one of my character traits is both a positive and a negative, especially in my crafting. I do tend to be a bit… Continue reading Paper Mosaic Chest – Part 2 of 2
I love to upcycle and I am a frequent shopper at Estate Sales, Second Hand Stores and Garage Sales. You just never know what you’re going to find and I always have an eye peeled for those items that fit squarely in the “what could I do with that” category. As usual, I forgot to… Continue reading Paper Mosaic Chest – Part 1 of 2