Using Tote Bags as Gift Wrap

Wrapping up handmade birthday presents for my staff. Many of the gifts are still being created but I wrap between creation sometimes. Pro tip. Instead of using expensive paper gift bags buy some cool designed reusable bags for only 99cents. Found these at tjmaxx. They are larger then grocery bags. #octobersixthcreations #diyproject #craft #craftblogger #craftblog…

Embossing Soda Can

This DIY was really easy to do. I had done something similar to this a long time ago with embossing foil. I wanted to see if I could do the same thing with an upcycle twist. Supplies Aluminium Can. The bigger the better Ball point pen Scissors. I use tin snips. Tape Corrugated cardboard Picture…

Cement Planter

Finally finished painting all the #diy cement planters. Tried this out as an example for something to do with my students. If you look back at previous post you will see the pictures of making them. Used paper cartons from almond milk, small compostable cups, and coconut water as molds. Didn’t have any of those…

Yarn Color Combos

Snapping some photos today of new color combos for scarves. I use afterlight to brighten the pictures because yarn automatically gets dark when photoed. Then I use phonto to add in the marker font writing. I do these pictures to help me name the scarf but to remember the combos. I can get so overwhelmed…

DIY: Shadow Box & Travelers Map

  I get randomly inspired to make gifts for people. Sometimes it is in gift season. Sometimes not. I saw this map in a friends house. Immediately I knew who I wanted to give to. I also wanted to add a shadow box portion so things could be added as travels happen.  The map is…