Monday, May 21, 2018

Fun With Photography: Abstract Art Using Ink Drops in Water


If you're looking for a cheap and easy (and low waste) fun photo project to try at home, it's hard to beat playing with ink drops (food colouring in my case) in water to create your own abstract photo art.  No special supplies or materials are needed other than a few basic household items.  Here's the scoop and some tips/tricks for creating your own.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Creative Projects, Crafts, and Recipes Using Garden Flowers

April showers may bring May flowers to our northern friends, but around here they just seem to bring more showers as autumn starts to give way until winter.  Fortunately, we're lucky enough to have a temperate climate where there are different blooms no matter what our season.  Whether your looking for ideas to treasure a few blossoms from your Mother's Day bouquet, spring blooms from your garden, or the last few flowers of fall, we have creative ideas to help!


Monday, May 7, 2018

DIY Easy Envelope Style Velvet Throw Pillow Cushion Covers


Sometimes the smallest things can make all the difference to how finished your space feels or how it all ties together. I recently found myself a little bit stuck trying to tie together some of the grey and beige combinations in our home decor (at least to my eye).  After much searching and a more than a few frustrations, I found some PERFECT grey and beige cushions with just the right shades of each, but I still needed a few finishing touches and simply couldn't find the right shape, style, and shades. So I made them!  It took a few minutes and I used materials already in my crafts stash (a win win given my pre-move stash busting efforts).