Hi everyone – how’s your week going? I’ve set myself a blistering pace and managed eight listings AND three blog posts in the last couple of days. (Don’t worry, it can’t last.) Today I’d like to show you my latest jeweled Easter eggs. I did give you a bit of a preview in my recent… Continue reading Eight New Jeweled Easter/Wedding Eggs or Gift Boxes
Wow, look at me! This is like three posts in a week. I wish I could always be this productive…let’s see if I can keep it up. Today’s post is short and sweet. I recently found FOUR of the neatest embroidery kits. They’re all from the same designer, a young entrepreneur based in Edinburgh, Scotland.… Continue reading Hot New Embroidery Kits from Young Edinburgh Designer
Welcome to one and all. Thank you for dropping in for a visit. The last couple of days I’ve been working on restocking my (Easter) egg supply. I put Easter in parenthesis because, yes, I originally starting making them for Easter, however, I quickly moved on to making a decked out version for ‘Wedding Eggs’… Continue reading How To Make Beautiful and Brilliant Gift Eggs
Good Day…isn’t that a nice greeting? It’s old fashioned, I know, but since one never knows when a reader will be joining them it’s really an excellent, all purpose, any time of day way to say Hello! Not to mention you get to channel Regency England while you say it – so – Good Day… Continue reading New Listings for Old Raven on Etsy
Happy February Everyone! And Welcome to my Blog. Well, the news doesn’t seem to change all that much and while I keep a wary (or is that weary – either would work) eye on what’s happening here and around the world, I try very hard to remember there’s only so much I can actually do… Continue reading Old Raven Just Keeps Getting Bigger!
Happy Saturday All. Today I would like to share a project that turned out to be one of my favorites – an accordion style house book. I love crafting house structures, big, small, miniature, upcycled or from scratch. If it’s shaped like a house then it falls into the realm of crafting material, examples would… Continue reading Altered Art Accordion House
Just joking, but sometimes I might wish for mine to be a breed other than a tortoiseshell. The rather strange spelling of their breed’s name should be your first clue. Tortoiseshells or ‘torties’ for short, are known for their ‘unique’ personalities. (Wikipedia) Tortoiseshell cats are sometimes credited with having a strong-willed and hot-tempered personality. Cat aficionados believe these feisty personality traits… Continue reading Anybody Want A Cat?
Hello everyone. I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted but WOW so much going on, right? Well, as far as my shop Old Raven on Etsy is concerned I’ve been working in my craft room but just busy making replacements for my top sellers that did very well this Holiday Season. But that’s… Continue reading Antique Gillott’s Display Case
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays To All. So, what are you doing on this Christmas Day? Me? I was getting ready to list an item in my Etsy shop Old Raven. (What can I say, I like keeping busy.) This is a puzzle from (around) the 1930’s. I was preparing to make my listing when… Continue reading Puzzling Christmas Traditions