Just finished this Earth tones mandala purse, totally free handed! I have lots of plans for more mandala projects.
I was inspired by this post by Prunier (which also includes a nifty how-to diagram) to make these cute little arrangements! They were much easier than I thought, although I used artificial flowers in my arrangement. I work at Michaels and I have these out on our Mother’s Day display (along with some other fabulous pink things).… Continue reading Book Full of Flowers
We had a bit of snow a while back, and used the day to make bath bombs! Turns out they’re a lot easier than I thought, but we had one problem… You get the round shape of a bath bomb by using a christmas ornament that comes apart. The solution? Easter eggs! Our bath bombs… Continue reading Easter Bath Bombs
Tried out some new stuff at the floral counter today. Still having to wait to fully transition into the job, but it’s so close! Today I had time for two arrangements. I knew I wanted to use red poppies for a remembrance piece given their meaning to Veterans. This is the season that people like… Continue reading Floral Arrangements April 2nd
I have a slight addiction to meringue cookies, aka, Forget About It cookies. The idea is that you set the oven then turn it off and leave it, and that’s enough to cook the meringues without having to remember you set them in there. I’ve polished up my own forget about it cookie recipe… Continue reading Robin’s Egg Easter Meringues
Quite a few of my interests over the years have involved custom heraldry, from D&D characters and fictional families, to the SCA kingdoms, to history in general. Heraldic symbols have distinct meanings, and each family crest tells you something about a family’s history. In fictional settings, the Coat of Arms that a character or a… Continue reading Hand Painted Heraldry Glasses
Embroidered clothes are crazy cute right now. Shorts, denim, tees, all sorts of things are having a bit of new life breathed into them with this ancient craft. I love the mixing of modern and traditional styles, plus it seemed like the kind of thing I could do in an hour, so I tried it… Continue reading Embroidered Cactus Collar!