Happy Friday Friends! Five For Friday is all about sharing 5 links to creative inspiration that you need to check out before you get your crafty groove on for the weekend. [Read more…]
Happy Saturday! Today I am popping in with more wooden spool inspiration. I really had a great time making the spools I shared yesterday. I wasn’t ready to stop making photo spools when I ran out of the metal photo clips. I decided to make some clips from wire that I had on hand so that the spool fun could continue!
As I was getting ready to plan out my display for CHA, I was looking around Pinterest for ideas and came across a vintage wooden spool with a photo clip in it. It stopped me dead in my tracks! I needed a lot of display items for cards and a good part of my “look” would involve sewing. Vintage thread spools were the perfect fit! I just so happened to have two metal photo clip displays (those things with a base and a bunch of arms with clips at the end) that was begging to be a part of it. The only problem, they were black and cream was going to be a main theme color. No problem! I grabbed some cream home decor chalk paint (I love the Plaster color by Waverly for Plaid), added a little sanding, sealed them and had perfectly shabby photo holders to go in my spools. [Read more…]
Happy Wednesday friends! I thought I would pop in mid-week to share a little does of happy! Last month at CHA (now AFCI) I was asked if I could describe my collection and samples in one word. I didn’t even have to think about it, I said “Happy”. More than anything, when people use my stamps or look at what I create with them, I hope they see “happy” too. [Read more…]
I love finding ways to use things in my stash to create quick and simple little projects that I can give as gifts or use to make my daily life a little cuter and happier. These fun little felt clips are a perfect example!