Showing posts from October, 2015

Turkey Day Table Decor

Autumn is here in all its glory. It's time for football games, burning leaves, harvest celebrations and Thanksgiving will soon be upon us.
Now is the time to get your table decor ready, and this quick and easy project will get your crafty holiday juices flowing
Here's how I did it:
Supplies Reusable-Non Stick Craft Sheet (KoolTak™) Premium Extreme Adhesive, 1/2" width (KoolTak™) Foam Adhesive Foam Pads, Clear, 1/4" x 1/4" x 1/32"(KoolTak™) Layer Plus Tool(KoolTak™) Little B Chipboard Pack, one sheet for every two place card holders ( Patterned paper 1/2 sheet per place card holder (Paper Studio) Kraft Paper, 8 1/2" x 11",  one sheet per eight name tags and 1 sheet per four napkin rings Mulberry paper, gold, one sheet per five napkin rings Gold card stock, one sheet per eight name tags Makin's Air Dry Clay, Brown, one pack (Makin's Air Dry Clay) Makin's Push Molds, Christmas Nature (Makin's Air Dry Clay) Inka Gold, Platinum, Orange …

Duck Commander Man Cave Fan Pull

I love the Duck Commander stamps from KellyCraft and, while my hubby does not have a man cave, I thought this little fan pull would be great for his office space.

This tag is made from counter-top samples from the hardware store. Don't bother pretending to be looking for samples for your new kitchen; the hardware people usually have samples that are outdated and will happily to give them to you. If there is a stamped name on the tile front, just use a little Goof Off to remove it.

Here's how I did it:

KellyCraft Duck Commander Acrylic Stamps, Set #2Acrylic Stamp Block Stazon Ink Pads, Black, Rusty Brown and Forest GreenSmall Swirl Stamp Tile Samples, two, the same size and shapeBeacon 3-in-1 AdhesiveSpongeKrylon Triple Thick GlazeGoof Off sticky residue remover, if neededBall Chain Awesome Spray Cleaner
1. Clean and remove any stamped writing from the tile fronts with Goof Off.

2. Sponge on green and brown inks randomly, then stamp the main images on both…

Happy Halloween Photo Frame

Nothing says Autumn like vintage Halloween images, and this is one of my favorites.
I recently attended the Bella Crafts Connections' craft retreat in Bloomington, MN and received a wonderful swag bag packed with new products and supplies. One of the inclusions was this sweet purple frame from Deflecto. I know it comes in a variety of colors, perfect for allowing you to express your creativity. I have used Deflecto products in the past to organize my workspace and have always admired the quality and variety or their products. Using this Deflecto frame makes the project easy, and once October is over, I can swap the image out for a vintage Thanksgiving image.

I had a lot of fall embellishments left over from a Makin's No Bake Clay project, and they were perfect for accenting this frame to display a vintage Halloween greeting card.

Here’s a tip that I used on this project: When you have bits and pieces of clay left from a project, either roll out and cut them with cla…