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July 2012

Brightest Crayon in the Box Centerpiece

Have you ever wondered what to do with those old broken crayons?  Or whether or not to recycle burned out lightbulbs?  Yeah…me too!  I also struggle with wanting to come up with a unique gift when inspiration eludes me. This happened about a week ago when I was scratching my head on how to make […]

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Comic Book Cuff Bracelet

by Amy Bowerman

Comic Book Cuff Bracelet

I’m totally geeking out over my latest project!  I LOVE LOVE LOVE it and I hope you will too :)  Come check it out and then I’ll show you how to make one yourself. The Octopode Factory just released these awesome Avengers images.   My last attempt at creating an Octopode Factory Charm Bracelet  worked out […]

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Kid’s Book Keepsake Box

by Amy Bowerman

Kid's Book Keepsake Box

Hi there!  Recently I had the pleasure of participating in the Thrifty Love Gift Exchange.  I was paired up with another blogger and we were sent out into the thrifty world to shop for each other. I was paired up with Lesley from Recipe for Crazy.  After exchanging emails and visiting each others blogs we […]

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The Octopode Factory Storybook Page 1

After a much-needed break I’m back with the first page in The Octopode Factory Storybook!  Completing the last page in this Art Journal/Storybook sapped most of my creative mojo.  I took a few weeks off from Art Journaling to recharge my creative batteries.  It was nice to take a break but like any vacation it […]

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Hush Puppy Lamp

Hello friends!  Yesterday I took a trip to one of my favorite places on earth.  No, NOT Disney World…the thrift store!  My local thrift is conveniently located just around the corner from my home.  I could walk there if I needed to.  However, I usually need a vehicle to tote home my wares/treasures.  I visit […]

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Alice in Wonderland Miniature Garden Tea Party

Greetings from Wonderland!  This month at The Altered Alice our theme is Red, White and Blue.  I had a tough time figuring out how to incorporate this theme without being too patriotic. Once again everything fell into place….eventually. The patriotic paper flower arrangement in the back is a golden oldie from my early blogging days.  […]

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DecoArt Ink Effects Tee Shirts

Hello my crafty comrades!  Boy do I have something wonderful to share with you today.  DecoArt recently sent me a new product to try… Ink Effects! Transferring an image to fabric is now easier than ever with Deco Art Ink Effects!  It’s as easy as 1-2-3…just Paint, Press, and Peel!  The Ink Effects line features […]

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Silk Flower Hairclips

Hey Hey!  I have two fun and easy projects to share with you today using Silk Flowers, Dylusions spray inks and Krylon Glitterblast.  First up…silk flower hair clips! These silk flower hair clips feature fun strawberry charms made with images from The Octopode Factory.  I’ll give you the step by steps on how to create […]

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