Wow! Yep, it’s been a while since I last posted, but I have a good excuse. The last few months have been spent on purchasing a new/old home and moving. It’s a fixer upper so there will be lots more on that at a later date. For now, craft shows are in full swing and I want to share some of the things I have been working on.
New Halloween Pillow
I made these using tea stained chenille bedspreads. They have been a big hit.
My New Halloween Sign
I also made more of these. I’ve made them the last few years and they have sold really well.
Since I seem to collect shutters like dust bunnies, I’m always working on new shutter designs. I tried something a bit different with this one by turning it on its side. I really like the way it turned out.
My plan for this one was to follow a tutorial I had found online, but I ended up coming up with my one plan. The wreath form was supposed to have three space rows. I ordered wreath forms and was bummed to see when they arrived that they only had two space rows. If I can avoid returning something I will so I came up with my own technique to make the “oops” a winner.
Old Painted Jars
While this craft isn’t necessarily just a fall craft, it is a new one for the shows this year. The jars came from an old house from a few years ago. They are very cool, but the glass was too discolored to leave plain. They got a coat of creamy paint and then sanded to distress. I finished up with the addition of burlap bows and some stars from my stash. What do you think?
These have been a popular seller for a few years now.