Category Archives: Gifts

Anything that would make a good gift

2×4 Fall Art

Reversible Thanksgiving / Christmas Blocks with 2×4’s We made these reversible thanksgiving/ Christmas blocks from 2 x 4’s for the craft show.  Of course they are super easy (after the nasty cutting and sanding stage).  We color washed them and … Continue reading

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Pallet Art

I have been busy in “the dungeon” (the garage) preparing pallets for painting.  Pallets render beautiful wood that is perfect for distressed signs.  The older and shabbier the wood the more beautiful it seems to be.  My only complaint would … Continue reading

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Paint Can Spruce Up

  We purchased these paint cans for a ladies retreat in October.  They are super easy to class up with scrapbook paper, or fabric and ribbon.  New cans can be purchased from your local paint dealer.  Ours cost $2 and … Continue reading

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Experience Painting Classes with MK

I just wanted to show off the awesome work by the ladies in the painting class Wednesday morning at Java Loft!  This is a three part project featuring different coffee drinks and then hung together with a ribbon. This particular … Continue reading

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Owl Mixed Media

I got a chance to step out of my comfort zone this week trying to match a nursery for a baby gift.  I generally stick to a vintage look like floral and damask, but this needed some harder contrasts and … Continue reading

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Using Old Tools for Decoration

In an attempt to make these tools more decorative for a ladies meeting, I tried the freezer paper transfer method to apply some verses that went along with a construction theme.  Once you have tried transferring with the freezer paper … Continue reading

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Craft Class Clovis NM Squash Book

Squash Books from start to finish Thursday, April 10th 5:00—7:00 in the Hobby Lobby classroom Cost $15 includes materials and embellishments Bring a friend for 1/2 price What to bring (optional) a few photos or 2 dimensional memorabilia like ticket … Continue reading

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Squash Book Tutorial

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Greeting Cards

I have been going through my Pinterest Pins.  I keep a selection of Cards that I want to make.  I came across a great deal for some paper collections and have been crafting away.  These are some of my results: … Continue reading

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Meringues

I have to admit, they are a little weird if you are not familiar with meringues.  They are made only with egg.  Not even the yolk, just the whites.  How good could it be right?  We were looking for some … Continue reading

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