Tag: crafts

Crafts: Steampunk Shadow Box – Treasure You

I found this wooden box for sale in the craftstore and I thought I could make something cool with it. The tissuepaper was giving me some trouble but I managed to get it together after all. I love the little steampunk light bulbs from Prima Marketing, they look so awesome!

Check out the video, which products I used and some more pictures after the jump!

Steampunk Shadow Box

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Crafts: Timekeeper Steampunk Mini Album

Those of you who know me, probably know already that I love steampunk. So when I found this workshop kit online, I just had to make it! It is a gorgeous little mini album with a binder and chipboard cover and features great Marion Smith Designs papers. I loved making this album and if you continue to read, you can also see a video and lots more pictures! A detailed description is on YouTube itself.

Timekeeper Steampunk Mini Album

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Crafts: DIY Moon Phases Hanger

This is a quick and fun moon hanger I did this weekend! It took me about an hour, including drying time for the paint. I really loved this project, since it is so versatile. You can make the moons any color you like and add different charms & ribbon!

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Crafts: Mixed Media Study Canvas

I am sorry! It has been a long time… But now, I finally have a great camera AND an awesome hook up system for it! I made this canvas today, I had some old Graphic45 cards still laying around, so I made them into this:

 

Study - Mixed Media Canvas Study - Mixed Media Canvas Study - Mixed Media Canvas

And, I also filmed it! I finally got to use one of my Lindy’s Stamp Gang Mists & my Rub n Buff! Below the video is the whole list of supplies. Enjoy!

 

  • ModPodge Matte
  • 7Gypsies Paris Tissue Paper
  • Gesso
  • Gold acrylic paint
  • Red acrylic paint
  • Black acrylic paint
  • Copper acrylic paint
  • Bronze acrylic paint
  • Kaisercraft Damask Stencil
  • Tim Holtz Stamper Anonymous Text stamp
  • Memento Tuxedo Black ink
  • Tim Holtz Speckles Stencil
  • Graphic45 Tropical Travelogue paper cut in 3 images
  • Tiny Alphabet clear stamp set
  • Engraver Collection Paper
  • Acrylic block
  • Chronology Label Plates
  • Tim Holtz Corners
  • Lindy’s Stamp Gang Moon Shadow Mist (Burnt Umber)
  • Texture paste
  • Misc. stencil (bought at HEMA)
  • Rub n Buff (Gold Leaf)

Crafts: Arabic gifts for a Dutch girl

I am leaving my job next week & I am very sorry to say goodbye to one of my co-workers. She is a very creative, fun-loving & caring girl and I wanted to surprise her. So I decided I’d give her the new M.I.A. album (Matangi), a Happinezz book (“I give you power”) & a siwak (natural toothbrush).

Arabic wrapped gifts

She was very happy about the presents! Since she is interested in Arabic culture and habits, I decided to wrap the presents up in Pepin Papers Arabesque gift wrapping paper (which you can read more about here) and embossed a simple craft sachet with an Arabic stamp. The labels read “For people who think” & “There is no creativity without freedom”.

Enjoy the pictures!