DIY Furniture Projects, Houseware Crafts, Plaid Ambassador, storage and organization, Tips and Resources, Tutorials, Uncategorized, Use What You've Got Projects

beach frame

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

Halloween, New Products, Plaid Ambassador, Tips and Resources, Tutorials, Uncategorized, Use What You've Got Projects

Folk Art Painted Finishes and Mossy Skulls

Disclaimer: The products used in this post were provided to me free of charge by Plaid Enterprises.  I have not been compensated in any other way and all opinions are my own. As I've whined about noted previously, the challenge for me of late is to find time to step away from being a little… Continue reading Folk Art Painted Finishes and Mossy Skulls

Houseware Crafts, New Products, Use What You've Got Projects

Snow Day! And DIY Candle Holders

It's been a trifle, um warm here of late.  Like, 112.  Ugh. My friend Mary referred to this as LA's version of a "snow day." That made me feel better.  Who doesn't love a snow day?! When I was little my mom always managed to have some fun craft project for you to work on… Continue reading Snow Day! And DIY Candle Holders

Family, Mod Podge Rocks Projects, Use What You've Got Projects

Continuing to Experiment and a Christmas Gift Update

Thanks so much for the feedback about the HOME sign keyholder . Truly appreciated!  I've "gone back to the drawing board" to incorporate some of your ideas and few of my own.  And I think it has real possibilities. I'm continuing to experiment with new ideas while simultaneously attempting to use all those craft supplies… Continue reading Continuing to Experiment and a Christmas Gift Update

Free Printables, Houseware Crafts, Tutorials, Use What You've Got Projects

DIY Yardstick Tray with Printables

Sometimes I'm clever. Sometimes I'm cheap (OK, a lot of the time). Sometimes those two qualities come together and such was the case with Use What You've Got Project #....? (I can't remember where I am in this series). So, like many of us, I have, for several years, been digging all the cool stuff… Continue reading DIY Yardstick Tray with Printables

Craft and Handmade Shows, Halloween, Mod Podge Rocks Projects, storage and organization, Tutorials, Use What You've Got Projects

DIY Magnetic Memo Board and…….Halloween?

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?

Craft and Handmade Shows, Craft Show Display, Use What You've Got Projects

Craft Show Display Project

As I was getting ready for the Santa Ana Patchwork Show I went a bit into overdrive on my new passion - Patent Graphics.I'd made large ones but I'd also made some smaller ones that I thought might be appealing. I wanted some way to display the small ones without having to hang them up… Continue reading Craft Show Display Project