My first video tutorial! How to make a paper flower rosette! After reading a blog tutorial I found on Pinterest and practicing making my own of these to use as embellishments in my craft workshops, I decided to make a video blog! A couple points I didn’t really explain in the video, you can use… Continue reading Paper Rosette Flower Video Tutorial
Hey everyone! Now that I’ve been doing workshops for a while, I thought it would be a good idea to put out there what to expect when you signup for one. A lot of you have never heard of Once Upon A Craft or maybe aren’t sure what to think about it! Here, I hope… Continue reading What is this “Craft Workshop”??
No doubt about it, having a business is a lot of work. There is a reason that few people do it and an even bigger reason why even fewer are successful at it. If it were easy, everyone would do it, right? *queue #inspirationalquotes here* I have spent some time reflecting on this journey and it’s brought… Continue reading Just Keep Swimming….
A couple of posts back I mentioned how I had gone to an ottoman upholstery class and after doing so feeling like I could take on any refinish project. And by any refinish project, I really mean any refinish project. Let me just preface by saying I initially started small. I wanted to graduate from a rectangle ottoman… Continue reading From a Crawl to a Sprint
I’m the kind of person who feels most at peace when my home is in order (mostly neat & not cluttered), my mind is made up and focused, and I feel forward progress toward a goal. I almost always never have all 3 of these things at once. If the last 2 are on… Continue reading For The Love of Chaos
As I begin to receive more and more ‘likes’ to Once Upon A Craft Utah on Facebook from people that I am not already friends with there, I felt like it would be a good idea to put a face to the person that’s so committed to driving this to success. I am a real person,… Continue reading A little about me….
I have to share the story of this dining table refinish that I just did. Let’s start by prefacing the fact that I had never repainted an entire dining table. I had tackled a few side tables and a coffee table, experimenting with glaze and clear and dark wax along the way. But my experience… Continue reading The work and the reward….