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
“Found Object” and “Upcycle”, ahhhh, words dear to my heart. I’m constantly tuned towards the potential of discovering the ‘found object’ that will be a treasured addition to my art supplies. Case in point: on a recent dog walk I found a jumble of old wire. Old wire, and that’s wire that’s been outside for… Continue reading Rusty Wire Upcycle – Spring Wreath
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!
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…
I know my last post indicated I would be adding the next installment of The Giant Apothecary but alas, this pesky broken shoulder just won’t let me get to the last few steps to get that thing finished off! And I gotta tell ya, it’s really FRUSTRATING. So, taking a step back and a… Continue reading Know You Are Loved – A Valentine Gift
This post falls under the “Truly Weird’ category. I love working with found objects be they natural or man-made, an interesting twig or dried blossom to a twisted rusted piece of old wire, everything’s fair game and can and will eventually find itself in a piece of my art. My favorite way to “shop” for… Continue reading Found Objects