Scrap Fabric Picture Frame

I love color and pattern, and as a result, I have hoarded collected quite a fabric stash over the years.  It’s not just for sewing!  With teens and tweens in the house, I can count on my extra fabric pieces getting used for one of their craft projects, or in this case a colorful scrap fabric picture frame.     My daughter loves to change up her room decor on … Continue reading →

Infused Olive Oil Holiday Gift

While I am taking a much-needed Thankgiving break, my friend and blogger Niki Meiners of 365 Days of crafts has a quick and easy handmade food gift for you.  Thanks so much Niki for holding down the fort here at CSD!  Carla   Looking to spice up your holiday gift giving or do you want to give handmade gifts? This Cajun Spice infused olive oil takes care of both. Not … Continue reading →

Spring Button Flower Topiaries

Button flower topiaries are a fun splash of spring color, especially since winter seems to be never-ending this year.  Add a trio to a curio cabinet or shelf display, or tuck a single topiary under a glass dome for an unexpected bright spot on a side table.  Coordinate button flowers with your decor, or use a mishmash of spring colors like I did here. Supplies: 3 Paper Mache’ Flowerpots (2 … Continue reading →

Upcycled Paper and Ribbon Tags-Tag Tuesday

Upcycled brown paper gift tags from jen goode

Today’s Tag Tuesday comes from guest poster Jen Goode of JGoode Designs, and features brown paper bags turned into gift tags. What a great idea! Here is what Jen had to say about her paper and ribbon tags: “I love making things with brown paper.  It’s simple, yet a warm cozy color that you can easily turn into something elegant. These tags were created using an array of ribbons, glue … Continue reading →

Doodled Tag from Jen Goode-Tag Tuesday

Today’s tag features doodled art from Jen Goode of JGoode Designs! Jen is an amazing crafter, a licensed artist, and has her own store on CafePress featuring her designs.  She’s also a good friend who has agreed to be a guest artist on Tag Tuesdays while I’m taking a much needed summer break. Here’s what Jen has to say about her Doodled Tag: “Take a piece of book board, create … Continue reading →