Vintage dictionary prints - Mai Autumn. After waiting way too long for my flat tire to be fixed just now, i am glad to be back inside the air conditioning to tell u guys about my newest development - vintage dictionary prints!
A while back, i came across this falling apart dictionary in the bin of a book giveaway and had a little eureka moment. i'm starting a whole line of prints done on these gorgeously aged pages. this book would have been taking up space in a landfill, and the amazing history on these pages would have been lost. but now, this book is being repurposed into one of a kind pieces of art! You can check out the first of the series over on etsy - august printed on a vintage book page - and there are going to be many more titles to come.
For the Love of Buttons. By craftyamy | One of my fondest memories as a child is going through my great-grandmother’s button collection (which became my mother’s).
I would sort by size . . . then re-sort by color . . . then sort again some other way. I truly believe that buttons had a huge part in developing my creativity. I have a huge button collection that you can see here. Inkodye - Light-sensitive dyes for textiles and more. Jewelry Organizer (and a giveaway) UPDATE PART 2: My Jewelry Organizer won the Elmer's Spring Creation Contest.
I'm absolutely thrilled. Aside from receiving a visa gift card for winning, I also had the privilege of drawing 3 more winners from the comments via random.org to each receive an Elmer's DIY kit. The winners were: April, Barbara (VinoLuci), and Bestie. UPDATED: This giveaway has closed. 21 Ideas for Spray Painting on a Budget. By craftyamy | I’m addicted to spray paint — I have about a billion cans of it left over from large and no-so-large projects, and it needs a place to go.
More accurately, it needs a project to go on. Solid perfume pocket watch locket. Try as I might, I cannot seem to grasp even the most basic of feminine beauty rituals.
I’m constantly struggling to master rudimentary hair and makeup techniques, and my one-time foray into the “subtle” art of perfume left everyone in the room with burning nostrils. This DIY solid perfume locket from artisanal perfumer Mandy Aftel is something I can definitely stand behind, though. Mandy only uses pure and natural ingredients to create her perfumes, and this solid scent can be easily applied with no risk of over-dousing. The old pocket watch appeals to my tomboy side, and I love its versatility; you can wear it as a necklace or pin, or simply tuck it into your pocket or purse.
I can’t wait to make one and give my feminine sensibilities a little boost :) Thanks for sharing this tutorial with us, Mandy! Halloween Craft #1. See how I named it #1?
Makes you think there will be a #2, huh? Maybe a #3? Yes! DIY $5 Flower Vase! So, I finally just changed all the burnt out light bulbs in my house.
So now my left with old light bulbs and being the environmentalist I am, I do not want to throw them out. I want to make art with them! So I was looking at different crafts and I came across this vase.
She has been extremely creative with her lipstick application and painted her lips to resemble some animals in a very unique way. It certainly doesn’t hurt that she has a killer set of lips to work with and her attention to detail is nothing to stick your tongue out at. Don’t give this art the kiss off, come and get a taste of her lipstick artwork. We look forward to seeing more of her art, whether it is on her luscious lips, other body parts or whatever. Easy Cd Case ....NO Glue .... For Everybody....