Jul 27, 2015

Paint Drip Rainbow Planter DIY


There is something very satisfying about intentionally dumping paint and watching it run. And at 50 cents a pop for cheap craft paint, why not? Especially when the results are this cute. Supplies tie-dyed rainbow pot…

Jul 23, 2015

Easy Citrus Slice Coaster DIY


  Summer and citrus go together like peanut butter and jelly.  I never have the urge to paint lemons, limes and grapefruits when it is 20 degrees outside.  However, in the heat of summer citrus crafts in their…

Jul 20, 2015

7 DIY Must Reads for Summer


Some people bring a trashy novel to the beach, I bring a stack of DIY books.  I feel crafty in the summer. The sun is shining, and I just want to paint something (or stitch something or glue…

Jul 16, 2015

Christmas in July – 7 Things to Shop for Now PLUS a Giveaway


I tend to see the world through holiday colored glasses when I am antique shopping, thrifting, scouring Craig’s List – ok all the time.  Somewhere in the back of mind I am looking at everything thinking: “How could…

Jul 12, 2015

Couture Popsicle Stick Crafts

Popsicle stick DIY dish.

What we once thought of strictly as a camp craft for kids has been elevated to an all-new level.  These sticks can be sculpted, carved, dyed and spray painted neon pink. Popsicles sticks have come a long way…

Jul 10, 2015

Easy Air Dry Clay Face Pot DIY


  Air dry clay is fun stuff.  Sure, they say it is for kids but I’m pretty sure it is also for adults who dream of being a potter.  Adults like me.  Of course I have played with…

Jul 09, 2015

Austin Public Library Craft Crawl


Austin Public Library’s Summer Reading Program for adults isn’t just about reading. It’s about experiences! This July 10 through 12, get ready to craft with the Book Your Summer Craft Crawl. From painted beaded necklaces to dream catchers,…