Thanks so much for all the kind words about my new focus (and for not virtually patting me on the head). I truly appreciated it. But I want to assure you that the blog isn't going to turn into a place where all I talk about and make are gifts. As my wise brother-in-law Rich pointed… Continue reading Farmhouse Style Shelf Idea
I'm a silly person (it's possible this has dawned on you previously) And I have a question. Is it wrong to do projects just out of spite? Because I think I just did. Welcome to Spite Crafting with Cheltenham Road Backstory: I can be a bit over-thrifty. I don't like to spend money. Total Truth: I… Continue reading beach frame
So, last week was all about big and this week is all about smaller. The good thing about this slightly slower time of year is that I have time to play around and experiment (look for Positive Thinking: The Upside of Making No Money by Cheltenham Road - coming to your local Barnes and Noble… Continue reading Go small
I'm not a New Year's Resolution kinda guy. But I do believe in goal setting. Cheltenham Road has been going well, but for 2016 I'm at a key point. I need to take the business to "the next level." I have lots of plans but first up is setting up life in such a way… Continue reading Working Hard or Hardly Working? Becoming More Efficient in 2016
So, apparently I - a non-jewelry wearer - am nonetheless a jewelry holder maker. Who knew? You may recall I recently made a jewelry holder for my friend Karla and shared it as my Mod Podge Rocks project.This got the Muse (Geralyn) thinking and she came up with a variation of her own and another… Continue reading I’m All About the Bling – Easy DIY Jewelry Holder Tutorial
So. A long time ago in a makeover far, far away I started work on the teeny tiny bathroom just off my office. I got the ball rolling, got it pretty much all the way done and then, as I often do, got distracted by something sparkly. And there it sat. The most expensive makeover… Continue reading Tiny Bathroom Makeover: DONE!
I, David, the man who has recently managed to goof up what day he has a big craft show will now speak of organization techniques. Stop laughing. Seriously. It's one of my (many) summer goals: Get organized (or re-organized 'cause I was, at one point, pretty well organized) Get work-flow streamlined, and FIND… Continue reading DIY Magnetic Memo Board and…….Halloween?