Hello beautiful crafters! It has been a long while since I last wrote a blog post & I have missed it. I have 4 drafts sitting here that I never finished. Here’s the thing, I can be really long winded (I’m sure you noticed), a bit of a perfectionist and an over-analyzing spaz and occasionally delve… Continue reading Year One In Review
Our blog web address has changed! I’m excited to announce that you can now find our blog at http://www.onceuponacraftblog.com. While you will still be redirected to the new address via the previous http://www.onceuponacraftblog.wordpress.com, now it’s a little easier to remember if your just typing it in. I hope everyone is doing well and loving this… Continue reading Change of Address
A few nights ago as I was scrolling through my Facebook feed during my winding down time, I came across this blog post from Miss Mustard Seed & the title caught my attention after recalling I hadn’t seen a post from her in longer than usual. Internally I thought “oh no, I hope she’s okay”.… Continue reading The Small Stuff
A few days ago I posted a photo of the Vintage His/Her Skull Pair in progress when I had just finished the background and was so excited that I was able to achieve this look on new wood using Fairy Chalk Mother’s single-step paint. These items are currently available as a craft night workshop during the… Continue reading The Faux Weathered Wood Tutorial
“In destitution, even of feeling or purpose, a human being is more hauntingly human & vulnerable to kindnesses because there is the sense that things should be otherwise, & the thought of what is wanting & what alleviation would be, & how the soul could be put at ease, restored. At home.” ~Marilynne Robinson, Home I’ve… Continue reading Why did she make things?
As promised, here is the fluffy burlap wreath tutorial to recreate your own burlap wreath! Products you will need: 18″ 4-wire wreath frame (smaller or larger is also fine. This size frame will leave a big opening in the center so if you are going for a more closed center look, opt for a smaller… Continue reading The Fluffy Burlap Wreath Tutorial
I’m the kind of person that rubber necks at yard sales, FREE stuff on the side of the road and will spend money on a project condition item (a.k.a. “piece of shi*” or “haunted pile of garbage” according to my husband). It is a blessing and a curse that somehow I let the potential of the item… Continue reading Craft Room Storage Makeover