Category: Crafts

{12.3.14} An Adventure in Chalk Lettering

When the owner of my favorite local coffee shop asked me to help out with the renovations of his coffee shop, of course I said YES! Towpath Cafe in the Village of Fairport, recently underwent a remodel of his coffee

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{7.7.14} A Custom Handpainted Life Preserver? Sure, I Can Do That!

My friends know how passionate I am about living a creative life. They also know that I love projects! And since living a creative life is my full-time job, I’m always happy to tackle new projects, even if they are

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{6.30.14} A Glittered Guestbook for Two Good Friends’ Glorious Wedding

Having one of your best friends (or in this case, two of my best friends) get married is so exciting. Seeing two good friends who love each other and who are dedicated to being together for the rest of their

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{3.28.14} A 6×6 Crafting Party!

This past week, my friends and I got together to craft up some canvases for RoCo’s 6×6 exhibit. For those of you who don’t know what 6×6 is, it’s a local art exhibition where anyone can submit art pieces sized

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{3.3.14} A New Way to Keep Coupons

When a friend asked me to make a coupon book for her, I knew I was in for a fun project. She wanted pockets and a notepad to keep store coupons and to keep lists. Since I had never made

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{2.14.14} My Valentine to You

It’s Valentine’s Day, and I can’t help remembering way back to elementary school and decorating paper bags to hang in front of your desk for valentines from your classmates. Anyone else remember doing this? I would always love getting the

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{6.28.13} Another Happy Bride

It’s been a bridesmaid-necklace kind of month! First I worked on some beautiful semi-precious necklaces, and then I shifted gears and made six personalized necklaces for another good friend of mine for her bridesmaids. These beauties are on silver chain,

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{6.11.13} Custom Bridesmaid’s Gifts

Last week, I spent some time with my good friend picking out beads for her bridesmaid’s thank you gifts. She asked me to put together some necklaces that she could give to her bridesmaids as a nice, thank-you-for-being-my-bridesmaid present. We

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{5.27.13} Book Necklaces: A Week in Review

I spent last week working on a big batch of book necklaces. I had a family member order eight book necklaces for her and the other women in her book club. I also had met a woman at the Brighton

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{4.19.13} A Fun Friday Craft Night

Last year, some friends and I stopped into the Rochester Contemporary Art Gallery on East Ave during the East End Festival. On display were thousands of 6″x6″ pieces of artwork. Hung floor to ceiling, these art canvases were created and

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