More Watercolors 

Hey y’all!

I’ve been playing with my watercolor pencils and I’m loving these watercolors! I’m not sure what to do with them yet.  Any suggestions?

Happy crafting!

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So shabby, so chic, Always. 

Hello!

I was doing a little late night crafting and couldn’t wait to share this little creation. I can’t decide if I want to keep it or post it on my etsy shop! 

This adventure started with having new washi tape that I really wanted to use. I thought this was a nice twist to traditional Harry Potter memorabilia. It tends to be much darker in comparison to this shabby chic rendition. Happy crafting, y’all! 

Happy 4th! 

Hello & Happy 4th, y’all! I had so much fun creating todays crafts, I couldn’t want to share! 

I tried a different painting technique with this jar. It was a little tougher than I had expected, but the final product is perfect! Instead of painting the outside of the jar, I painted the inside.
This was the easiest jar! I simply painted the jar blue and added a glittery finish. I happened to find the finish on the sale rack at Michaels! I can’t wait to use it on other projects!
This little beauty took a little longer, but was worth it! I saw something similar in Michaels, and decided I could make it myself. This jar is definitely my favorite out of the three!

I hope you enjoyed! Happy crafting!!! 

Stamp Camp

Hello y’all!

I’ve been going to stamp camps featuring Stampin’ Up products and I’m hooked!  I really enjoy making the cards and they always turn out so beautiful!  Below are pictures of the cards we made at stamp camp! My favorite from this batch was the father’s day card.  Happy crafting y’all!

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Decoupage Owl

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I haven’t decoupaged something in a long time… So when I was working on this little protect I was worried it wouldn’t turn out as cute as it did!  I found the owl cut out at Walmart.  I traced the owl onto scrap book paper.  I covered the wooden owl in Mod Podge glue and then covered the paper owl in Mod Podge.  After placing the paper on top of the wood, I used a brush to smooth out the paper.  Once the paper started to dry, I applied a coat of Mod Podge to seal the paper.  I added a little bow for a finishing touch!

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Hope y’all enjoy!

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Wedding Crafts! 

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A few months ago one of my friends got married and she asked for my crafty skills to help out with some of the wedding decor.  I learned some fun tips and tricks and I’m going to share them below!

We wrapped plain tea lights in washi tape to make them pretty!
The wedding was “Peter Pan” themed, which was prefect for the bride and groom. Thimbles were used as accents.
Ribbon wands! We didn’t craft these, but the picture was too pretty not to share!
Thimbles and acorns were used at each place setting. We lightly spray painted the acorns with a shimmery gold paint.
The card box! We actually did construct this ourselves with wrapping paper, ribbon, feathers, and wedding themed stickers.
One of my favorite crafts was embellishing the feathers. We lightly spray painted the feathers with glitter spray paint. They were so pretty!

These were just a few things to share, the whole wedding was incredibly creative!  Hopefully I’ll share the table layouts soon!  I hope you enjoyed, happy crafting!

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Mermaid Luminary Jar

Hello!  Ever have those crafts that are so beautiful and you can’t wait to try… but the entire process is one failure after another?  Well… this was that craft for me!  I had been searching for exact directions and I wasn’t successful.  I was determined to make this little gem so I mapped out a plan (that was awful).  Once I learned a few dos and don’ts the product below was created.  Ready for this? Here we go!

What you’ll need:

  • Jar
  • Pretty paper (I used blue paper)
  • Clip art
  • Mod Podge
  • Scissors
  • Glitter
  • Frosted Glass Spray Paint
  • Lights (I used a tea light)

  • Step One- Spray the jar with the frosted glass spray paint.
  • Step Two- Using clip art, layout the under the sea design.  You’ll want to make sure you measure the jar and set the template to the same measurements.  It’s also better to over estimate than underestimate! (That’s one of those lessons I learned)
  • Step Three- Cut out template and use Mod Podge to secure to the inside of the jar.  This part gets tricky because you have to get the paper into the jar before applying the Mod Podge.  I used it to mostly seal the top and bottom of the paper.
  • Step Four- Using glitter and glue, cover the parts of the jar that the template doesn’t cover.  If I do this project again, I’m going to try to put the glitter inside the jar instead of outside.
  • Step Five- Drop the lights inside!  I used a dimmer tea light for my project.  I didn’t realize that the paper I selected was double sided and the pattern on the inside would show when the lights are on.  (Another lesson learned…) The brighter the lights, the more you could see the inside pattern (pictured above!)

I hope y’all enjoyed!  I’m on the fence about trying this one again!  If I do I think it’ll be for my Etsy shop!

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