Thursday, January 27, 2011

Handmade Valentine Party

Hi!  Here are my creations for the French Cupboard Handmade Valentine Party that is today!  I love creating for Valentine's Day!  Thanks for looking!

Chipboard Heart on Canvas

Heart Banner

Crepe Paper Rosette

XO Mini Book

Fabric Collage 

Wood Heart

Glass Glitter Cherubs

Saturday, January 22, 2011

My First Fabric Collage

Hi everyone!  This is dedicated to Rebecca.  She has been such an inspiration and she is a sweet and lovely woman!   I bought one of her fabric collages last summer and  I wanted to try making one myself.   I just finished my first fabric collage for a Valentine swap that I'm participating in.  I had so much fun doing this!  

Monday, January 17, 2011

Wood Heart

Good evening!  Time for Valentines Day crafting!  This thick, wood heart was sitting in a box just waiting to be decorated.  I just love how the bottle turned out.  You can't see it, but I melted some candle gel and poured it into the bottle so it looks like there is water in the bottle.  Instead of hanging the heart with wire I'm going to attach a picture hanger to the back.

Monday, January 10, 2011


Hi all!  I finally finished the altered window I was supposed to give my sister for Christmas!  My sister is re-decorating her bedroom with a French theme, so I found some Moulin Rouge dancers on Etsy and glued them onto the panes of glass.  I covered the entire panes of glass with Modge Podge, because it gave the glass that old, wavy look.   I painted the frame black and added some decorative wood pieces and pink glitter chipboard letters.  I hope she likes it!  My second project is of an old door knob.  I hot glued a stem of Cody Foster paper flowers onto the middle and added some tinsel and a rhinestone brad.  Thanks for looking!

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Great Finds!

I found these cheap, pretty flowers at a clothing/accessory store called Forever 21.  $2.50 for a set of 2 barrette's.  I'm going to take the backings off of all of the flowers and use them for crafting.  Aren't they cute?

I found these cute bib necklace at Sears for $8.50.  Last year I was salivating over a bib necklace from Anthropologie that was very similar for $80.00!  I try to buy as much hand-made as possible, but I couldn't pass up this bargain from Sears!

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Bonne Annee!

I hope that everyone has a happy and healthy 2011!