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Showing posts from April, 2013

Happy Earth Day Recycling Project

A few months back we purchased a dresser from Ikea. And as you know it came unassembled in large box with many pieces. Upon putting the dresser together my lovely husband notice two outstanding pieces of cardboard(not to heavy or light) that were used between the pieces. Now to this girl who loves to recycle, this looked like a piece of gold and knew I would have some use for it. And I finally did. First I cut out a mannequin or bust shape from the cardboard and a second pair of legs. I free hand drew the pattern but it took me a few ties to get it just right. I covered the mannequin with an old book page and sealed with two coats of Mod Podge and then wrapped the edges around the back. I probably could have cut a piece to cover edges of the back,note for the next one. For it to stand I then had to cut a slit in the mannequin base from the bottom to just below the paper. On the other base, I cut a slit about 1 inch long from the top and slid them together. The make an excellent form …

Spring Cleaning Part 2

I am not completely finished with my Spring Cleaning, but I did have a little time to create some lovely bracelets. Blues and Greens With a little bit of glass. Pinks and purples and a litte bit of bling. Super fun to make and used up many beads. Now on to my next project.. Earth Day! Enjoy!

Spring Cleaning Part 1

Don't be deceived by the title of this post, it's not about cleaning or organizing your home for spring. I thought I have been busy doing that too, I also have been cleaning out my closets and bead stash.  I thought I would share the grouping of beads that I am using for my next projects called Spring Cleaning. Some Blue and Green beads (my favorites) that I have far to many of. Some Pink,White and Purple..some from a necklace that took apart a year ago. Stay tuned to see what I create with my Spring Cleaning finds! Enjoy!