I made the cutest earrings with some extra yarn I had after knitting a scarf. Makes me wish I had pierced ears! They were easy to make, though the construction was rather convoluted. I first had to find an object that was the right size to wrap the yarn around. I settled on Dan the Man’s new battery charger. The charger is snuggled under the mess below. Read the rest of this entry →
I know, I know. My photography skills are crap! But in the case of this shadowbox, my crafting skills were spot on. And easy as pie. I bought a 11″ x 14″ shadowbox and a tassel that matched the brown colors I have in my master bath. I covered the back cardboard piece of the shadowbox with some material I had left over from my bathroom curtains. I then used a small section of Velcro on both the ball of the tassel and the back of the shadowbox. This held the tassel completely, but I finished it with a pearl pin (at the top of the ‘s’ in the photo) stuck into the top loop. Simple but elegant.