Feb 28, 2022

10 Creative Ways to UpCycle a Plastic Bottle

Pencil Case made from plastic bottle and a sock.
We all know by now that reusable water bottles are the way to go, but sometimes you can’t help but find yourself in possession of a plastic bottle.  Whether that drink is a 20oz water or 2 liters of soda…
Feb 17, 2022

UpCycle It! Crafts For Kids – My New Book Is Here

UpCycle It Crafts For Kids
GUESS WHAT! I have a new book coming out next month.  I am so excited to share with you guys Upcycle It! Crafts For Kids – Fun and Useful Projects to Recycle and Reimagine.  You can grab your very own…
May 01, 2021

10 Perfect Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Children's Keepsake Clay Hand Vase
What should you get mom this year for Mother’s Day?  I mean chances are she has been mom, school teacher, chef and bestie for the last year.  Around my house we can add house keeper, gardener and about a gazillion…
Apr 06, 2021

Mixed Media Picture Frames With Marbled Book Pages

Vintage book pages marbled
I’ve been a busy little crafty bee lately adding new goodies galore to my Jennifer Perkins Art Etsy store.  A few of my favorite new items include a series of faces in handmade picture frames.  Well ok – I didn’t…
Mar 22, 2021

Three New Inspired Craft Books You Need On Your Shelf

Art Makers Empowered Embroidery from Amy L. Frazer
I love craft books ya’ll.  About the only thing that makes me as happy as a stack of fresh craft supplies is a stack of new craft books.  When I got a fat package from my friends over at Quarto…
Mar 14, 2021

Welcome to Felicia’s Cut and Curl – A New Artsy Craftsy Collection

Collection of head vases made by Jennifer Perkins
I’m reclaiming the cardboard canister craft for my own artsy purposes.  Sure a quick spin through Pinterest produces oodles of results for using empty oatmeal cans for home decor and kids crafts but I’m slapping a pompom and a toothy…
Feb 03, 2021

Getting into the Valentine’s Day Spirit With a Vintage Sewing Themed Craft Space Makeover

A craft space decorated for Valentine's Day with pink garlands and toy sewing machines.
Is it weird that I like to decorate my craft space in theme for the holidays?  Wait – don’t answer that.  I thought some vintage Valentines and antique toy sewing machines were just what I needed to get ready for…