Pretty Little Boxes

I love pretty boxes! They usually hold pretty things. I have some "new" boxes in my possession. Some of the boxes shown in this post are mine, and some are part of a package that I won at Rhonda's giveaway at A Little Bit French. I'll show you the little boxes Rhonda made, first. They're so adorable! These little matchboxes are graced with French book pages, lace, and French graphics. I love the graphics Rhonda chose for these precious little … [Read more...]

How to Transfer Graphics with Mod Podge

Recently I've shared a couple projects where I've used Mod Podge to transfer graphics. I've gotten several emails asking questions about the process so I've created this tutorial in hopes of helping those that struggle with graphic transfers, much like I did until I found this method and tweaked it slightly. You could also Google "graphic transfers" and get other methods for accomplishing this fun task. This simple box started out as a … [Read more...]

Finishing Up a Few Projects

Although I've been wanting to work on some projects around the house, I've been finishing up some craft projects these days. It's been so hot, I just haven't had the energy or drive to tackle some of the home stuff like painting the tub, painting the kitchen, and don't remind me ... painting the outside of the house. Ugh! Definitely too hot for that! So here are some of the things I've accomplished the last couple weeks. The new oil painting was … [Read more...]

Creating a Crafting Cabinet

I've had this IKEA computer cabinet that I no longer use, so I turned it into a crafting cabinet. You might recognize this cabinet. It's the Ikea cabinet I made over with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. You can read about its makeover here. The inside of the cabinet got a makeover as well as the outside. I lined the interior with book pages and a few graphics to add color and interest. I also added book pages to the insides of the doors. You know … [Read more...]

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