Craft Month 2011 – Day 17 – Single Petal Roses

Today’s project is another fabric flower.  Today I’m making single petal roses.  I’ve been meaning to learn this technique for a while, but haven’t gotten around to it.  I’m glad I did, because it was actually a lot easier than I thought it would be, and turned out very well. Notice the green one I Read More …

Craft Month 2011 – Day 16 – Upcycle Earrings

Today’s project is a major upcycle.  For it you will need 2 paperclips, the string or yarn of your choice, and a set of earring hooks. The first step is to unbend your paperclips and reshape them into the design of your choice.  I made a simple triangle.  Then wrap the edges in string, followed Read More …

Craft Month 2011 – Day 12 – Lightbulb Terrerium

Today’s craft project is a terrarium.  How is this a craft you ask?  It’s a craft because I have created the terrarium base myself, out of an old lightbulb.  For full instructions on the process, particularly taking apart the lightbulb, see this tutorial from the hipster home.  I used my beading tools to do all Read More …

Craft Month 2011 – Day 11 – Lace Flowers

I really like fabric flowers.  Actually… that might be the understatement of the year.  I LOVE fabric flowers…. So, today’s national craft month project is another style of fabric flowers.  Or… two really.  The biggest thing about today’s project is that I wanted to experiment with lace. I actually ended up with two very different, Read More …