Glittered German Mache Ornaments

August 20, 2010

Perfect ornaments to dress up your Thanksgiving or Christmas Holiday.  Each German mache box is hand glittered and gold ribbon carefully applied by hand to the edge.  Hang on your tree or set at each place setting on your holiday table filled with a couple of hand-made treats or trinket (even a diamond!).  Available in […]

The Best Flour Sack Towels – Primitive

April 7, 2010

Like old, vintage-antique country, farm and ranch primitives, these towels imbue the feel of yesterday and the values of traditions past embroidered onto wonderful 36″ square flour sack towels. This set of four is $36.

SHOP – Vintage Travel Baubles Collection

September 30, 2010

Inspired by a road trip across America, my vision was about forward movement – momentum, so to speak. How we get from point A to point B in ALL aspects of our life. Coupled with the fact that we all need to be reminded at times to keep on moving forward. Being sedentary is never […]

Halloween Crafts – Glittered Bones

November 3, 2008

 As many of you may know, I enjoy crafting. Here is a project I made for Halloween. Here are glittered bones that I did up. It is an actual complete skeleton (not real) that I have glittered up in fall colors. It may look menacing to some, but it is spooky and glamorous at the […]

The Best Flour Sack Towels – June

June 13, 2009

The sun, the sand, the surf. All things that bring the month of June alive. The weather is warm and we can finally get outside again; at least those of us that live in the northern part of the country. Here related into a flour sack towel for the kitchen. Contact me if you would […]

Gilt Funkin

November 16, 2009

Here I gilded a funkin for Thanksgiving. This craft was easy and it provides a lot of wow factor with minimal effort. My daughter and I did this together and it turned into a fun family craft. I used Gold Leaf, sizing and finshing spray from Houston Art/Mona Lisa Products. I found these at Michaels. […]

SHOP – Decoupage Love Pendants

January 23, 2011

Inspired by one of the deepest desires within all of us, my decoupage love pendents collection is sure to bring some attention your way.  Each piece is artfully decoupaged by hand using similar techniques Maria Antoinette and Queen Victoria used centuries ago.  It takes three days to complete the process for each pendent, truly each […]

Spring Cashmere Acorns

April 3, 2012

Usher Spring in with these luxurious pastel acorns.  These are a perfect addition nestled in a bowl on your table, tied around a napkin or placed on a gift.  Handmade using found cashmere goods and topped with actual acorn tops from my oak trees.  I have these displayed on my Olivia Barry Spool Dinnerware as […]

Punk Rock Studded Funkin

January 3, 2015

Halloween Crafts – Black Pumpkins

November 3, 2008

I love these pumpkins. They are scary and cool at the same time. I used black matte paint to color them black and then glittered the stems. If you have interest, I can always make a set for you. Do not hesitate to contact me with any requests on the crafts I make.

Flour Sack Towels – January

December 30, 2009

What a great way to ‘wring’ in the new year than with this flour sack towel bearing all of the festivities this Holiday brings with it! These make a great housewarming or holiday gift. Perfect to add some fun to your kitchen and the best kind of towel to dry dishes – minus the lint. […]

Carnation Balls – How to

June 23, 2009

Here is how to make the carnation balls on your own!You are going to want to start out with 4″ oasis foam balls. Place them in a tub of water and let them sink on their own so they fully soak up as much fluid as possible. If you are going to place these in […]

Gilt Turkeys

January 3, 2015

Collecting – Rosemaling

August 11, 2009

Being Norwegian, I grew up around many traditional things you would see in Norway since my gradparents all emigrated from Oslo. One of the things I have always been fascinated by was the rosemaling. It was on tables, decorative boards around the house, even wooden shoes. I have a tabletop (pictured here) that I have […]

The Best Flour Sack Towels – Fruit Fancy

October 21, 2009

Here is a set of Days of the Week embroidered flour sack dishtowels that have a fanciful fruit motif with them. Set of seven is $49 –

Halloween & Thanksgiving Crafts – Pumpkins!

November 3, 2008

Here I not only glittered the pumpkins, but I have also silvered them. These work for Halloween as well as Thanksgiving/Fall decor.

Swarovski Crystal Encrusted Funkin

September 27, 2009

Here I used Swarovski Crystals with the aid of a Hot-Fix tool to apply then to the Funkin. This application is a little tricky and requires some trial and error. When applying the crystals you need to only momentarily press it onto the funkin and immediately lift up on the Hot-Fox wand. The glue on […]

The Best Flour Sack Towels – May – Lily of the Valley

May 10, 2010

I spent embroidering over the weekend, one of my favorite past times.  I worked on this flower of the month flour sack towel.  I chose pink lily of the valley because it is not commonly known you can get this color and I love the smell of them.  I took roughly an afternoon from start […]

Easter: Thread-wrapped eggs and bump chenille baskets

March 19, 2010

I know Easter is coming, and I wanted to show you a fun Easter craft idea. Using simple fabric dye, I dyed bump-chenille pipe cleaners in various colors until they had a pastel hue. Then, after letting them dry, wrapped them around a styrofoam egg-shape to create the basket bowl. The handle was created by […]

The Best Flour Sack Towels – Trees

August 8, 2010

This set of nine embroidered flour sack dish towels sells for $63,

SHOP – Faux Bois Baubles Collection

December 6, 2010

Our new faux bois baubles collection is meant to be great for men and women alike.

Favorite Things – Betz White, Confections in Cashmere

April 26, 2009

Who doesn’t love cupcakes? I recently discovered this pincushion and thought it was a fantastic idea. What a way to add life to your sewing time/space. Talk about green crafting, all of the materials in this have been recycled. She has a pincushin that is shaped like a pie and the center holds buttons – […]

Bird’s Nest Placesetting

March 28, 2010

I wanted to make my placesetting for Easter this year something that was multi-purposed.  I wanted each guest to be able to go home with the item and to use it as a holiday decoration, but I also wanted it to have a treat for the guest. This craft can not get any easier. Here I used […]

Flour Sack Towels – Tableware

August 16, 2010

Dress up your kitchen with this set of seven flour sack towels that are hand-embroidered with tableware straight out of the 50’s, you will be surprised how fun doing chores become.  Set of seven is $49.

Glittered Nuts

January 3, 2015