5…No, 6!..Ways to Craft with Maps

Martha Stewart stitched map

Things are finally cooling down here in the Midwest  after a long, hot summer.   The school year is well under way, and I spotted some pumpkins at a roadside stand just the other day.  Summer is officially over.  But for all of you who are having a hard time saying good-bye to a summer {…Read More…}





Mother’s Day Personalized Picture Frame

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Mother’s Day is right around the corner and giving handmade is always a sweet and sentimental way to show your mom you care.   My mom happens to think her grandbabies are the perfect creatures of this earth so I decided to make an art piece to showcase them for her Mother’s Day gift this {…Read More…}





Shaped Frame Family Photo

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This shaped frame family photo is a beautiful way to make an impact for not a lot of cash. Monica and Jess, one of my monthly contributors is back with an awesome way to frame a picture.   I know many of you ask me all the time how to get large pieces of art {…Read More…}





Barn Wood Frames {Roadkill Rescue}

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I found some old fence slats in my neighbors trash a few months ago.  Seeing the beautiful weather beaten patina made me rush over and ask my neighbor if I could have them.  My neighbors are used to my trash picking by now, I think.  So I took some of those slats and stashed them {…Read More…}