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A Bottle

Beachy Wine  Bottle

Beachy Wine Bottle

Remember being a kid and using cut tissue squares to embellish a glass bottle for Mother’s Day? We can still have fun with that same idea, only now we use the images that tickle our fancy today!

Beachy Wine Bottle

Chris

Adult

Photographs

Kelly's Family Photo Ball

Kelly's Family Photo Ball

Ever have photos of your family, friends or a special occasion that you want to display in a simple way? Try this little trick, convert those memories to a displayable conversation piece! Made of 20 or so images folded just so, this photo ball will get conversations rolling every time.

Kelly

Childhood Memories Photo Ball

Adult

Glass Jars

Decoupaged Halloween Candles

Decoupaged Halloween Candles

I transformed a plain glass jar with a few sheets of construction paper, some MOD PODGE,  a couple clip art images and my favorite embellishment-glitter glue! All this in no time flat to boot!

From blah to simply spooky.

Halloween Candle Votives

Jemma

Adult

A Styrofoam Ball

Dracula and his Lair

Dracula and his Lair

Which came first? The styrofoam or the vampire? In this case, the the styrofoam came first, then a few tooth picks were added for hair,  some eyes to see as well as a cape for spooking until Dracula was born. Once created, he needed a home and alas his Lair was born! All of the spooktacular majesty started with a simple styrofoam ball. Wow!

Dracula and His Lair

Maddy

7yrs

Buttons

Heidi's Garden Chime

Heidi's Garden Chime

As Twyla Tharp once said,” Art is the only way to run away without leaving home”

Here Heidi “ran away” for a bit to CReATE a little whimsy for her garden with buttons and beads.

The joy that comes with playful thought creates lasting treasures to brighten any garden or home.

Garden Chime

Heidi

Mom

Gym Socks

Sock Skeleton

Sock Skeleton

Once our little ones grow out of their socks, we can rest assured that they have more life in them! Here a few pairs lend themselves to a delightfully spooky buy sqishy skeleton just in time to add some scare to our Halloween howls!

Sock Skeleton

Diana (mom)

A Paper Bag

Trick or Treat bag

Trick or Treat bag

Halloween provides awesome opportunities creativity. Here a plain shopping bag becomes an extraordinary Trick or Treat bag with a a few stickers, napkins and other fun Halloween inspired goodies!

Trick or Treat Bag

Nolan 2 yrs & Mommy Roanna

Fabric

The GO ship

The GO ship

There is much to discover when sailing the high seas…you never know when you’ll see land again. Our imaginations can take us anywhere we want to go. Here, high seas adventure started with a piece of cloth, a few wood blocks, some masking tape and a few bits of string. I can just smell the salt air, can’t you.

The GO Ship

Giovanni

10yrs

Cork Pieces

Sailing High Seas

Sailing High Seas

How many times have we wanted to travel to far off places, day dreaming of adventures we have only read about in books. Here, Emma took the simplest of materials, namely pieces of cork from an old  wall pannel and turned them into the high seas, complete with a serpent monster! Wont you come away with us…

Sailing High Seas

Emma

12yrs

A Book

Maisy's Altered Fairy Tale

Maisy's Altered Fairy Tale

This old copy of a children’s book gets a new story to tell with magical mixed media style.

You can create your own Altered book, like Maisy did here using puzzle pieces, lace trimmings, paint pens, buttons and other fanciful embellishments to make it uniquely you.

Altered Fairy Tale

Maisy

14yrs