Turkey day is nearly here, huzzah! As someone who has never been big on football, one of my favorite Thanksgiving traditions is to keep busy with easy craft project after the meal is over (or if you are lucky enough, before the meal is up because some fabulous family member is doing all the cooking). When I was a kid this meant stringing popcorn, but now we have moved on to … Read More.
Oh Christmas wreath, oh Christmas wreath, how functional thy branches! That's right folks: a sparkly copper Christmas wreath made with copper scrubbers. Literally, the gift that keeps on giving. You can use the scrubbers long after the season is over. Hang out side, hang it inside, hang it on the garage door. It's masculine. It's upcycled. It's lumberjack chic. And where can … Read More.
I don't know anyone who hates Thanksgiving. I know plenty of people who hate Valentines, Halloween, and even a few who are fed up with Christmas...but I have never found anyone who hates Thanksgiving. Why? Who can find fault with eating pie and food and being appreciative and eating more pie? Nobody. That's who. I have been trying to come up with a Thanksgiving craft for … Read More.
Well folks, it's hard been a week of extremes in my little glitter cubby. What started as a string of blissful highs ended in a string of violence...then a string of … Read More.
If I have said it once I have said it a thousand times: Candles are everything. Candles are pantyhose for your home - they make everything look good. I'm not saying … Read More.
I think 2015 will go down in my mind as The Year of Bad Art. Now, I'm happy to say I think I made some good art too (and thanks to everyone who has been supporting … Read More.
To my embarrassment and dismay, God's Eyes are one of those craft projects that everyone on the planet seems to know, but me. I'm not sure why that is. My summer … Read More.
I don't know what it is, but something about Christmas makes me want to get busy with the office supplies. Last week I was messing around with shipping labels and … Read More.
To celebrate the season I am kicking off Craft Lightning holiday week -- a collection highlighting simple Christmas crafts that can be completed in 15 minutes or … Read More.