Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Photo Storage Box Refinished

I forgot to take a before photo....again!
Here is a simple redo of a standard wooden photo box.  
It was stained brown.

Before I started I put a custom vinyl cutout on the top.  
I used my Cricut & the "Sophisticated" cartridge to make the vinyl.  
I painted 2 coats & then removed the vinyl.
I then did some sanding/distressing, & varnished.

Monday, 13 January 2014

The "Pratts" Poultry Lamp

I bought this wooden lamp at Value Village, painted it with "Emerald City" FAT paint, distressed, & waxed it with their clear & dark wax.  This project looked best with a heavier coat of the dark wax.  The shade was "Modge-Podged" with a 1924 poultry book that I found in the walls of my house when we renovated.

Saturday, 11 January 2014

Remember the "Advent Ironing Board"?

After Christmas I was trying to figure out what to do with the Ironing Board.  
So I decided to use red & white bakers twine & mini clothes pins to make a photo display!

Sunday, 1 December 2013

Ironing Board Advent Tree

I had this idea to turn an antique ironing board into my advent calander this year.  
First I gave the old ironing board a coat of ebony stain.  
Then I added the envelopes.  
I am very happy with how it turned out.  
I used my Cricut Bags, Tags & Boxes cartridge 
to make the scalloped envelopes with some antique looking Christmas paper.
I also added some burlap, & stamped the numbers.

Filled them with small gift cards, jewellery, candy, & things like little post it notes & pens.  
Whatever I could find that was small enough to fit into the envelopes.

Linking up with my friends here:
Mod Vintage Life

Friday, 1 November 2013

4 Quick Round Greeting Cards

I used the "Tags, Bags, Boxes & More" Cricut cartridge, & the "Talking in Circles" stamp set by Stampology. Inky edges & they are good to go!

"Its a Wonderful World" Turtle Card

Its a wonderful world....Because you are in it.

I used the "Pet Shop" Cricut cartridge, The "Because of You" stamp set from CTMH for the sentiment, & "Dog & Pony Show" stamp set by Technique Tuesday, for the turtle.

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

"Lucky" Pom Card

I made this for my SIL, who has 2 Poms, 1 white & 1 brown.  How cute is this??

I used the Cricut Lite "Pet Shop" cartridge.  She is going to love this! (One of her dogs is named "Lucky")