Upcycling Wooden Silverware Case

Hi there LKB followers!!! Donna Beth here, and I was inspired to create a memory box from an old wooden silverware case I was given. I have a friend that designs amazing sculptures, jewelry, and wind chimes from old silverware. She then ends up with lots of boxes and gives them away to those thatContinue reading “Upcycling Wooden Silverware Case”

Upcycled Purse/Tote

Hi All!! Welcome to another project! I was spending some time watching some YouTube videos on crafting and came across a video by Don Kim (Click here to see the video that inspired me.) and I just knew I had to recreate it and convert to inch measurements versus the centimeter measurements he showed. IContinue reading “Upcycled Purse/Tote”

Scrap Buster: Fabric Flowers

Hi All, Life has been hectic for me with Summer Break from school with the kids home. Anyone relate? Of course anyone with kids home during the summer knows that your normal schedule of doing things gets thrown out the window for the most part and you have more questions through the day if youContinue reading “Scrap Buster: Fabric Flowers”

Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Wall Hanging

Hi All, I actually did this on the night of Tues, May 12th. ๐Ÿ™‚ I apologize for not getting this up sooner, but you know…. the life of a mom can be unpredictable, but when there are also special needs involved… it really gets crazy sometimes. I made these Crocheted Skulls last fall following theContinue reading “Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Wall Hanging”

Cardstock Spring Egg Garland

Hi All, For spring this year, I wanted to have some updated decorations. To do this, I used cardstock and cut out egg shapes and them sewed them together on my sewing machine. This is the first time that I had tried to sew cardstock together, but it was so easy and fast! Definitely goingContinue reading “Cardstock Spring Egg Garland”

Painting Ornaments with Kids

Hi All, I did these ornaments with my children. The picture above with more types and colors of ornaments we did 2019. The picture on the right are the ones we did this year in this video. It was a fun activity we could do together. https://fb.watch/3n_XBlW4pb/ Supplies: Wood ornaments (The ones pictured in thisContinue reading “Painting Ornaments with Kids”

Stressed out? Craft!!

Hi All, Many different people have many different ways to try to de-stress, or decompress from things going on in their lives. Perhaps their kids are driving them up a wall not listening, or at work something isn’t going how you wanted, you didn’t get a promotion, finances are tight, etc. I’ve been in allContinue reading “Stressed out? Craft!!”

Paint a Rose Tutorial

Hi All, My momโ€™s favorite flower was a rose or a crazy daisy. Because of this, I got good at painting roses when I was little. Itโ€™s one of the first flowers I learned to draw in fact, or was it a Tulip???? Oh well, you get the idea, anyway. I still donโ€™t paint orContinue reading “Paint a Rose Tutorial”

Toilet Paper Roll Creations

Hi All, My daughter loves this type project!!! We do it quite often. This time I let her use the glue gun for the first time. Can you say nervous momma?? I wanted to try to curb my natural inclination to jump in, so did it live….. that way I had an audience. lol. IContinue reading “Toilet Paper Roll Creations”

Painting an Easter Truck as a Farm Truck

Hi All!!! I did this project a couple of weeks ago on Facebook as a Live stream. I was able to actually give it to my mom’s sisters when I had to go Washington state the second week of June. They both loved it! ๐Ÿ™‚ I designed it with my grandad’s cattle brand on theContinue reading “Painting an Easter Truck as a Farm Truck”

Conversations through Crafts

Hi All!!! I hope you are all having a good Memorial Day!! First thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all military service members here and abroad that have given their lives to help protect others and their freedoms, or try to provide additional freedoms. We owe a huge debt to you!!! ToContinue reading “Conversations through Crafts”

Paper Flower Shadow Box

Hi All, So this was an interesting project with multiple steps. Because of that I ended up breaking it up into parts and posting about the different parts of it as my daughter and I were doing them. I really like how it turned out in the end!! The first part we did was toContinue reading “Paper Flower Shadow Box”

Message Board/Picture Frame

Hi Little Katy Bug Followers and guests!!! Yesterday was an exciting day! Katy and I got to do a craft …… TOGETHER!!! Although Arizona is still under a Stay-At-Home Order for most things, and is highly recommending social distancing where possible, which Katy and I fully support, I had to go and pick up someContinue reading “Message Board/Picture Frame”

String Art on Wood Block

Hi All!! This is a project that my kids love!! I did this as a party activity at my daughter’s 5th birthday, and it was a huge success!!! It’s fairly easy, but for a party it requires a bit of prep if you are doing it with younger kids. I had a wide variety ofContinue reading “String Art on Wood Block”

Painting Stencil on Wood Block

Hi, Need a gift for a lady that loves to make things with power tools of a sort? Take a look at this cool, fairly quick gift idea!! Perfect for a “she shed” or garage or even in your kitchen!!! Obviously you can use this technique on other word phrases and pictures as well, let your imagination run wild!!

Planner Clips/Bookmarks

Hi!!!! If you’re like me, you like all things stationary. ๐Ÿ™‚ I organize my thoughts by writing them down. If I don’t, I get all jumbled up. I need something to go back and reference. So because of this, I use a planner/notebook to keep track of different things. Otherwise again, totally lost!!! I usuallyContinue reading “Planner Clips/Bookmarks”

Simple Easy Homemade Cards

Hi!!! Have you ever had no time to get a card, but really wanted one, but didn’t want it to look cheapy or not thought out either? I have an easy solution for you! Supplies: Cardstock (color of your choosing) Glue Washi Tape (optional) Ribbon (optional) Embossing machine and/or folders (optional) Stickers (optional) Markers/pens (optional)Continue reading “Simple Easy Homemade Cards”