Oct 17, 2013 | DIY
Welcome to Day 2 of my 1 Week of Halloween DIY! What’s representative of Halloween no matter where you go? PUMPKINS! And today I’m going to share with you a simple DIY to jazz up pumpkins (the faux kind, which means you can use them year after year 🙂 With a couple of stencils it is super quick and easy to make these – and you can truly customize them however you like. Here’s how: (more…)
Aug 10, 2012 | DIY
Simply Spray is a non-toxic, non-flammable aerosol fabric spray paint, available in a range of colors and easy to use. The company sent me a 3-can kit of Simply Spray Soft Fabric Paint and Simply Spray Stencil Spray Summer Love Kit to try out in a project, so I decided to take the opportunity to jazz up a boring white scarf I had. (I’d always wanted to try an
Alexander McQueen-inspired skull scarf!) Here’s how to do the same…
stencil (or, if you want to create your own stencil like I did, you need: digital image for stenciling / Sharpie / adhesive stencil film / cutting blade / cutting surface) / painter’s or masking tape / item for stenciling (mine is a plain white lightweight Summer scarf from Target) / Simply Spray Stencil Paint / old newspapers or something to protect your surface / paper towels
How To: (more…)
Apr 25, 2012 | DIY
In March I was thrilled to find out I had been selected to participate in the PLAID and Martha Stewart Crafts Mother’s Day Campaign…and would be receiving a GIANT box of crafting supplies to make a DIY gift for Mother’s Day! I shared an unboxing video of all the generous items sent to me here, and like a giddy kid in a candy store began brainstorming ideas to make something wonderful, beautiful, and special with all my loot.
Then, a week after I received all the supplies, my mother had a stroke and was hospitalized.
Oct 12, 2011 | DIY
My DIY Zebra Clutch was featured on the ILoveToCreate.com blog yesterday! I thought all of you would also like to see the tutorial, so I’ve pasted it in full below: (more…)