Fun Foam Stained Glass Moon Angel

My interest in stained glass designs lead me to try to use something other than stained glass. I happened to have some ‘fun foam’ lying around and decided to give it a try. First I sewed 4 5 1/4 inch floppy disks together. Next I…

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Plastic Placemat As Canvas for Moon And Sun Paintings

sleeping moon painted on a plastic placemate

I like to use items not designed for the medium I am using and create something original. That often means recycling something or other. Here I used stained glass patterns for the designs, craft paint, liquid fabric paint and plastic placemats. I made these a long time…

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Clothes Pin Wishing Well

One day while browsing through a craft magazine I saw that somebody used clothes pins to cover the outside of a container. That gave me the idea to make miniature wishing wells. Material clothes pins small containers, shaving foam or hairspray lids glue gun craft…

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Homemade Board Game for Lego Blocks

So, your kids love playing with Lego blocks and you wonder if there is another way to play with them? Yes, there is! I came across this simple Lego Game Board idea and created my own version by making a few changes to what I saw online.…

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Make a Tabletop Easel from Metal Tubing

I needed an easel for an exhibition for our business poster and did not want to buy one. I looked online for instructions and ideas and found a good number to get main brain going. That’s when I realized that I already had most of…

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Fun With Fun Foam Flowers

While experimenting with my glue gun dolls, things didn’t work out and the dolls got stuck and would not come out of the mold. The only thing that did come out was the head. So instead of throwing it out, I just figured an new…

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Pin Cushion from a Sock

Next I needed a pin cushion for my beading needles and I wanted it to be smaller. I found that I had a single acrylic white sock in my laundry room. Sock Pin Cushion #1 Sock is right side out Size: 1.5 inches in diameter,…

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Pin Cushion from a Knit Tie

I needed a new pin cushion as my current one is made from felt and I just can’t stick my wool needles into it. Then when I was cleaning out the closets I came across an old knitted yellow tie from my husband. He’s not…

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Paper Embroidery ATC Cards

After my introduction to paper embroidery I just had to play around with it some more to see what I could come up with. As I like to work with small items I started with ATC cards. Paper Embroidery Geisha ATC Card On Saturday’s shopping…

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