With winter's chill blast upon me....it's 55 degrees in Los Angeles - bring on the (decorative) scarves!..... it's time for a little hot cocoa. Actually it's time for the annual Dessert Party and the hot cocoa bar. The bar was a new idea and a big hit last year so it's definitely happening again but,… Continue reading Hot Cocoa Sign with a Free Printable
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!
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
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
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