By Becky Striepe on December 7, 2011
If you’re a regular reader here, you know that I am crazy about chalkboard paint. It’s versatile, easy to use, and turns any surface into an opportunity to draw, write, or embellish.
By Becky Striepe on December 5, 2011
This year, instead of shelling out the bucks at a big box store, why not use your holiday dollars to support local, independent artists or your crafty skill to fashion unique gifts for the lucky folks on your list?
By Becky Striepe on November 9, 2011
Artist Brian Carlisle turns found objects into beautiful, upcycled birdhouses. Each of his birdhouse is a one-of-a-kind work of art. While the metal birdhouses are for decorative use, you can use them as a traditional birdhouse if you keep them out of direct sunlight and cold winds. How lovely would these look on a covered patio or front porch?
Brian took some time to answer a few of our questions about what he does, why he does it, and what inspires him!
By Becky Striepe on July 27, 2011
Whether you score a bag at the thrift store or have a surplus after hanging your laundry to dry, clothespins seem to be the sort of thing that we all have laying around the house. Not only are clothespins handy for drying your clothing, they’re a great, plastic free craft supply that you can use in all sorts of fun projects! Here are a few crafty ways to use clothespins.