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Faux Fire How To

Hey everybody – it’s almost Friday!  Do you have anything fun planned for the weekend yet? I’ve put away my altered art dictionary project (unfinished, yet again), but I added four new pages so at least I’m over the half way point. https://oldravencreates.com/2019/10/16/paper-crafters-dictionary/ I had just started into a new project (Accordion House) when I… Continue reading Faux Fire How To

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Vintage Tin Collectibles – x 2

Hi All. Another quick hop on and post.  Today’s topic:  Collectible Tins This one goes WAY back to the early 1900s.  Lipton’s Tea use to come in these tins – I know, great, huh?  The lid and base are embossed. Just reading this lid makes me crave a cuppa’. This tin was once full of… Continue reading Vintage Tin Collectibles – x 2

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Join The Battle – Sergent Major Tin

Welcome All! Just a quick post today.  This is the other new nib tin storage I made last weekend.  Before anyone starts shaking their head at my spelling of “sergent” this is accurate in French which is appropriate since this is the upcycled box of Sergent Major nibs by Blanzy Conte Gilbert. I spend quite… Continue reading Join The Battle – Sergent Major Tin

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The ReUse Market – Best Deal In Town!

Hi everyone – I have a special post for you today. Reuse, recycle, upcycle, reprocess, reclaim, re-purpose, remake, remodel, upcycle, new use, salvage, economic sustainability, convert, transform, regenerate, fabricate, re-manufacture – and the list goes on.  Now apply those words to arts and crafts. Today’s world is swollen with options, a place where there are… Continue reading The ReUse Market – Best Deal In Town!

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The Alchemist Compass – Part 4

Hey everybody, we’re in the home stretch for the Alchemist Compass project. At the end of Part 3, I just finished ‘altering’ the compass. I might go back and add a layer of clear coat over the grid paper and jewels as I’ve done on other compass projects.  We’ll see. I want to keep the… Continue reading The Alchemist Compass – Part 4

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Dip Pen, Nib Storage and Organizer

Hey everybody – YEAH – Spring gave us a little teaser this weekend here in Boise, Idaho and boy did it feel GREAT! I took it as a personal reward for completing a project I’ve been working on – a nib organizer. Over the last few years, I’ve been slowly getting into calligraphy, you know,… Continue reading Dip Pen, Nib Storage and Organizer