an old novelty yarn scarf, wrapped around a plumbers pipe insulation wreath (no, I tried the craftblog tips, but I still couldn’t get rid of the kinks!!!) with an assortment of flowers I made while experimenting with felt..
I had some old wide-woven material lying around, so I decided to try one of the methods used for the popular burlap wreaths circulating on craftblogs about a year ago. I accordian-folded and then threaded rectangular cuts of the material … Continue reading
found a better way to make spring ‘cherry’ blossoms, although I still like the ‘different’ look of tissue paper type! I bought one pink and one white lei blossom garlands from DolleRama, separated the flowers and then cut each flower … Continue reading
1968, 1969… This was one of my first creations! Back then fun branded tees were a biggy in fashion: Mickey Mouse, Superman, Batman, Donald Duck etc… I stole took one of my dad’s Penmans undershirts and with a paint brush … Continue reading
I recently was going through a mass of memorabilia. I found this pic taken in 1973, that I had scanned onto regular photocopy/all purpose paper way back in the late 90s, when I first discovered the wonder of being able … Continue reading
A poppy wreath I made last year in remembrance of all those who fought and fight in wars, those who died, those who suffered injuries and those who are forever haunted….
A thrifted fake fur stole lined with matching polyester satin I bought at GoodWill last year. I tried to figure out a way to wear the stole as a stole, or make it into a capelet or a shrug, but … Continue reading
I love decorating cans ……….so easy as long as you don’t end up with sharp jagged edges on the top!! also challenging is wanting to decoupage gorgeously printed tissue paper serviettes… but still worth the effort even if you do … Continue reading
having emigrated from Glasgow in the late 6Os, I have always wanted to display my gifts and memorabilia (from all those years ago! ) and some added thrifted souvenirs along the way…. This is most definitely still a work in … Continue reading