I plan to do some more Koolaid dyeing but found a box of Easter egg dyes that I bought on clearance last year and decided to try them out first. I had heard of people having good luck with these dyes as well and I wanted to see if there was any substantial difference between […]
It really is such a delight to go to the mailbox and find a little piece of art there. (and this one was extra special as it arrived on my birthday!) This one is from Marieke in the Netherlands! So pretty!
I am by no means an expert in trends in the crafting industry so if you’d like to read about this topic from someone in the know, I recommend you visit Suzanne McNeill’s blog: http://blog.suzannemcneill.com/2010/03/04/trends-in-the-craft-industry.aspx?ref=rss Here where I live in Canada, I don’t see a lot of the trends in crafts in our stores. Well, […]
Here are some of my favourite crafting projects from around the web: I’ve been dyeing fabric (and soon will attempt yarn) with Koolaid. Here’s how to dye beautiful Easter eggs using Koolaid: http://gingerbreadsnowflakes.com/node/158 Edited to add an update on dyeing eggs with Koolaid: http://gingerbreadsnowflakes.com/node/159 Ok, so this one I guess could be considered a cooking […]
I’ve been working on these little boxes off and on for a while now. I’m not sure why it’s been taking me so long to finish them – I’ve been struggling with finding just the right inspiration for completing them. I apologize for the fuzziness of these photos. Clearly I am going to have to […]
Lately, I have seen a lot of discussions on what it means to be an artist as opposed to what it means to be a crafter. Some have stated that they feel it’s the same thing while others find it to be distinctly different. I have heard people express that they are a crafter, not […]