Monday, June 24, 2013

DIY Pencil Box from old shoe box!

I had my step son over this weekend, and I just cannot stand him to sit in front of a TV all the time. I try to find stuff for him to do, and i have been anxious to play with mod podge ! This was simple as it gets.

  • Find old shoe box

  • cut up pieces of scrapbook paper/fabric/tissue paper/whatever

  • mod podge one side of box heavily and stick random patterns all over

  • seal that side with mod podge

  • repeat on other three sides

  • let dry

  • add toilet paper rolls

  • add pens, pencils, etc!
I want to see pics if you do this project! Would love to see the different pattern/print variations!

Monday, June 17, 2013

Tuesday, June 11, 2013


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Fancy Umbrella!

I think this is meant for kids - but i want one! How cool! and going for about $22 at Dailysale.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Crafty Things: Apron that actually does its job!

So I decided that today was my day. I was so sick and tired of every time i clean the kitchen or cook something im wearing an apron...but my clothes are still getting soiled! I started forming this nasty habit of slouching when doing dishes because i didnt want my shirt to touch the sink and get wet! Doing this caused me back pain -- so i decided enough was enough. I found some left over fabric from past projects, and an old shower curtain, and thus - THIS AWESOME APRON WAS BORN! Now i have an apron that actually serves its purpose; and I Love it!! Ok so its not PERFECT...i didnt measure a thing i just kind of threw it together...but imperfect is just fine with me. It gives it character and everyone will know its miiiiiine =)