Wednesday, August 4, 2010

some crafty goodness

I found some unused pictures (with prints I'm not into anymore) 
so I painted them with chalkboard paint.
(my new-new boyfriend - 2nd only to vinyl)
I didn't get a before picture of those.
but they're your basic 8x10 frames, now painted white.  
Once they are 'fancied' up...I'll post pictures.  
I figured the chalkboard paint worked so well on the frame glass...any glass is fair game.  Cleaning out the fridge gave me my next victim.  
I removed the label from this spaghetti sauce jar (bertolli, I think).  
I grabbed the masking tape to mark off my area. it's not 'perfect'...but I kinda dig the uneven-ness of it.

While the paint was drying, I tried my hand at a hair clip for the ladybug.  
She's got the craziest, curliest hair & can't be bothered to control it :)  but I made a clip anyway.  I had some fabric laying around...cut 3 circles (in various sizes)...
got out a needle and thread (as close to sewing as I get).  
I tried to gather the fabric together in the center.  
*if there is a technical term for that..I don't know it*

Once I was happy with the way it looked..I hot glued the alligator clip on the back & added a resin candy corn in the center.  Ready for Halloween!!

Don't forget!!
If you haven't already joined lizard & ladybug on Facebook..head on over.  
I'm sharing some great beverage napkins (lemon yellow and lime green trim) 
from Polka Dot Market.  
to enter..simply leave a comment at this giveaway post(and a way to contact you).
That's pretty easy!
The winner will be picked by RANDOM.ORG.
Deadline to enter is Thursday August 4th!
Tell all of your friends too :)

want to see some real crafty goodness??



brown paper packages


Kelli @ RTSM said...

I love the jar! So cheap and easy to make! And the hair clip is too cute for this fall!

Jenglamgirl said...

Love the candy corn flower clip, so cute! I can't wait for HALLOWEEN fun!

FrouFrouBritches said...

What ya gonna put in your jar? I've been toying with the idea of doing that with glass container for canisters, but I can't find some that are CHEAP!

Love the flower clip. too cute!

Christina@pluffmuddstudio said...

Love the candy corn!!

MJ said...

I love the candy corn in the middle!

He & Me + 3 said...

Cute ideas. I love how crafty you are.

Anonymous said...

Cute and crafty! Thanks for sharing at It's Party Time Thursday at PonyTails&FishScales!

Leslie said...

Both of them are so cute! Thanks for linking up to Hoo's got talent!

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