Category Archives: Mixed Media

Craft these pretty, Vintage Felt & Lace Tabletop Trees

This week’s Festival of Trees is almost over. I’ve loved sharing so many DIY Christmas topiaries with you, from the Retro Starburst Christmas Tree to the whimsical forest of Paper Christmas Trees yesterday. Today’s Christmas topiary tree is a sweet, … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas Topiaries, Craft Tutorial, Fabric Craft, Gift Ideas, Home Decor, Mixed Media, Vintage Crafts | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Non-scary Halloween décor: Colorful, itsy bitsy Halloween spiders

Spiders that aren’t scary? And might even be pretty? Take a peek at these cute & colorful Halloween Spiders and I think you’ll agree that this is a non-scary Halloween craft. These little spider gems aren’t going to scare anyone. … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Fabric Craft, Halloween Crafts, Mixed Media | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Make this blooming, Flower Garden Topiary for indoors

The gardens have been blooming for a while now, and I have my pots planted. Phew! It puts me in the frame of mind to share Patty Schaffer’s Flower Garden Topiary. I love the bright colors and button accents Patty … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Flower Designs, Home Decor, Mixed Media, Paper Crafts, Topiaries | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

Two dozen more ways to decorate Easter Eggs (& a winner & a surprise)

I had so much fun with this year’s Eggstravaganza that I’m already hatching plans for next year’s Eggstravaganza! If you’ve not yet found the perfect Easter egg craft, I’ve shared links below to many more creative ways to decorate Easter … Continue reading

Posted in Easter Crafts, Fabric Craft, Giveaways, Kid's Crafts, Mixed Media, Mosaics, Needle Felting, Paper Crafts, Recycle Crafts, Spring Crafts, Vintage Crafts | 20 Comments

Easter Eggstravaganza: French Post Eggs in a chicken wire cloche

I marvel at how creativity transforms unexpected craft materials, like chicken wire, into something beautiful. Rebekah Meier works her magic to turn a length of chicken wire into a country style cloche, and that’s not all. Nestled inside the cloche … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Easter Crafts, Gift Ideas, Home Decor, Mixed Media, Paper Crafts, Spring Crafts, Vintage Crafts | Tagged , , , | 30 Comments

Step-by-step, you can make this Pastel Paper Clay Snowman

It’s no surprise that artist and designer Rebekah Meier can create this Pastel Paper Clay Snowman. I mean, she has mad, crazy skills, right? But I assure you, you can make this Paper Clay Snowman, too. Rebekah shares easy-to-follow, step-by-step … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas Crafts, Craft Tutorial, Gift Ideas, Home Decor, Mixed Media, Wintertime Crafts | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

How would you design these Vintage Snowmen? And planning for 2014

As I was planning for 2014, I came across these sweet, Vintage Snowmen by Beth Watson. Last year, I featured a Valentine’s Day version of these snowmen, and thought you might like to see the original design, too. I know … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas Crafts, Home Decor, Mixed Media, Recycle Crafts, Valentine's Day Craft, Vintage Crafts, Wintertime Crafts | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

20+ of my favorite Christmas Tree Cones

It’s happened again this year – it’s December 19 and we don’t yet have our Christmas tree. A lot of bloggers stage “Christmas Home Tours” but not me. There’s not much to see here. However, I do want to share … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas Crafts, Christmas Topiaries, Home Decor, Mixed Media, Topiaries, Vintage Crafts | Tagged , , , , | 16 Comments

How to build a winter snow house for a snowman

Where does a snowman go to dance? A snowball! Where does a snowman live? If he’s lucky, he lives in one of these sparkling, winter snow houses you can DIY. These sweet, snow houses are made from STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam, … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas Crafts, Home Decor, Kid's Crafts, Mixed Media, Wintertime Crafts | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

Deck the halls with Christmas Tree Cones

What’s Christmas without a tree or two? Or three or four? This week, I’m sharing a collection of Christmas topiary trees. You’ll find trees with a little bling, a little zing, and a few homespun touches, too. Today I’m revisiting … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas Topiaries, Gift Ideas, Home Decor, Mixed Media, Topiaries, Vintage Crafts, Wintertime Crafts | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments