I needed some aged-look paper for a crafting project I’m going to work on, so I decided to make some myself. Doing so, I stumbled on the easiest way imaginable, and all you need is some white copy paper or cardstock and some instant coffee. Read the rest of this entry
This was an easy project that I first read about at https://trishsutton.com/wine-cork-valentine-heart-decor-printable-pattern/. I keep a steady supply of corks on hand (it’s a fun item to collect!), so this quick heart was a no-brainer to try.
I first printed out a heart outline and lined up some corks to make sure I had enough. No problem!
I then dragged the cork tops through a big blob of red acrylic paint. It took a little while for these to dry. Next, I hot-glued cork to cork, following the printed heart outline. After giving it all a little while to completely set, …
I tied some white ribbon through the top and hung it on the door into my garage. Cute!
Several months ago, I blogged about getting some discarded beer coasters from a local brewery. I used them to crap up for gift tags, and the making of the tags has been quite addictive (https://crapsmanship.com/2019/10/12/recycled-beer-coaster-gift-tags/). Just about everyone I know got hand-crafted gift tags for Christmas. But I didn’t stop there! Read the rest of this entry