Halloween, Houseware Crafts, Tutorials

The Upside of Crafting in Hell!

Date: Saturday July 7. Time: 8AM Temp: 94 degrees headed to 112 Personal Status: Do not have project for blog even started.  Am hot. Date: Saturday July 7 Time: 4PM Temp: 114 Personal Status: Still hot. Project totally done! How did I do it?!! Crafting in hell means that everything dries super fast!!!! So, there… Continue reading The Upside of Crafting in Hell!

Craft and Handmade Shows, Houseware Crafts, Tutorials

Seasonally Challenged

Remember back in July when I was all about Halloween? And we laughed about how it was way too early for Halloween? Welcome to October!  Now we can finally talk about surfing. Surfing?! I know. I am seriously seasonally challenged. But here's the deal. I had the big Abott Kinney Festival (in Venice Beach) a… Continue reading Seasonally Challenged

Get Inspired Posts, Houseware Crafts, Plaid Ambassador, storage and organization, Tips and Resources, Tutorials, Uncategorized

Rustic, Distressed Paint Finish with the Folk Art Coastal Paints

The good folks at Plaid sent me some more paint: Folk Art Coastal The paints are super-thick and you can use them to create a textured, weathered effect. I was eager to try them out. I just needed a project and that's when things got....complicated. So I ask you to bear with me as this… Continue reading Rustic, Distressed Paint Finish with the Folk Art Coastal Paints

Houseware Crafts, Tips and Resources, Tutorials, Use What You've Got Projects

Easy DIY Vintage Sign and a Pie Distraction

There were big plans.  Big, organized, stay-on-schedule PLANS! I made a bunch of frames for Further Adventures in Spite Crafting. I was gonna get all of them done and present you with a Spite Extravaganza! And it was to be glorious! But then I thought, "all this organized productivity is super.  Why don't you throw a wrench in it?!"… Continue reading Easy DIY Vintage Sign and a Pie Distraction