Guest post by Karina from Maple Ash and Oak Hello there, I am Karina from Maple Ash and Oak .
Aug My mom, sister, and I have been on a washer necklace making kick lately.
I wanted to share a super easy technique for bead weaving that I used to create an adorable Swarovski crystal bracelet, at less than a tenth the price.
So remember when I shoo'd the birds I had painted in my office window away? I had an idea of using these profile silhouettes I had made a while back in a different way. I wasn't using them in the bedroom anymore but I had saved them for a rainy day.
I have quite a love for WWII military, and this bowls fits perfectly into that love being made out of a 1940s Army tent rope.
There’s something going on with me lately that makes me want to sew repetitive lines. May need psychoanalysis.
Two facts about me: I'm cheap.
We just returned from a long vacation, stopping off in New York to visit Etsy for Craft Night , where I showed lots of patient people how to make the little mouse pincushion from my book 1, 2, 3 Sew . Here I am with the very sweet Julie Schneider, who organized the event with help from Patrick, Claire and Sara.
You know those projects that you have all the stuff for but never seem to get to? Well I may have bought a glass pendant kit and extras from Sun and Moon Craft Kits a while (ahem 2 years) ago.
Ever since I saw this post on Kaye's blog last year, I've been dying to do this DIY!
Things you need for this DIY: ✝ leather (mine was vegan) ✝ a pencil ✝ scissors ✝ a ruler ✝ glue (I used epoxy but I bet hot glue would be much faster) ✝ nail polish ✝ snaps, gold paint (optional) Total time: 1 hour Total cost:
After taking inspiration from Honestly WTF , I found a use for my large Miyuki seed beads!
Stones and Leather. When I become a rockstar someday, that’s what I’m going to name my band. And I am going to wear this:
Amongst other things, I mentioned how wonderful they are for creating custom embellishments without the need for any fancy pants equipment.