Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Easy DIY curtains from sheets

I needed  some  curtains  but  as always  I couldn't  spend a fortune,  so I got crafty ! I bought two  black twin sized flat sheets. I cut a slit in each  end of the  sheet that  has the wide fold ... ( I don't  know  if  that  made sense lol ) but I did  take  a picture  so  you  could  see ! I cut a slit just big enough  to  put the  rod through.  After cutting the  slit just slide in the curtain  rod , hang and  you're  done  !  These  are  great  if  you  need  curtains  for  a wide window , it's way  cheaper  then  buying curtains.  Two twin size sheets cover  a window up to 132 inches wide , they  are 96 inches long. If they  are  a little  long  just hang them  higher,  it will  make  the  room  look  bigger  or just let  them  pool up on the  floor ! In total  this  DIY project cost me $12 ( 5 for the two sheets and  2 for the  rods ) Good luck :)

2 flat sheets

The slit cut into the wide  part at top of sheet 

The curtain. ..not the greatest picture but you can see it lol

DIY coat rack -Old lumber into a coat rack

Well recently  my teenage son (who does blacksmithing ) made some  hand forged hooks . I went  to  my scrap lumber pile and  found  a old  board & cut it to  the  size  I wanted. I screwed  on the  hooks and  made a beautiful  rustic looking coat rack. I will  be posting  some  of the  coat racks on etsy ( 2Kraftychics is the  shop ) I also found  some  scrap lumber and  made some  other  coat racks. I painted them  with some  paint  I had  on  hand. You  could  easily  make  these  with  old knobs or hooks.They  are  a easy DIY  project  that  is  also  budget friendly !

Friday, January 9, 2015

Chocolate brown hair color

Another beautiful  makeover  !!

Funky makeover

I love  when  clients want  a funky makeover ! It's so  much  fun  ! This  was  a fun  color...vibrant  pink !

I love my job

This  is  why  I love  my new  career.....I love doing major makeovers  on women !

From brassy blonde  to fabulous  red !

Monday, January 5, 2015

So I bought a sewing machine. ...

Well, I bought  myself  a  sewing  machine. That  being  said , that  thing  is  intimidating!  It sat in box  on the  floor for  two  weeks  before I worked up enough  courage  to  get  it  out.  One  Sunday  I bravely  decided  to  get  it  out  and attempt  to  make  it operational. ..after two hours I finally  figured out how  to  thread  the  bobbin ( yes it had a  instruction manual  as well as a instructional DVD but they  were  confusing )  Let's fast   forward  two weeks ....... I love  owls so  I decided  to  make  a owl pillow ,of course  I had  no  pattern (that  would make  to much  sense) but  I did  have  a $5 bag of fabric I picked  up at  a thrift  store so  I started cutting. Well it turned  out cute.....my son  seen  it  & said  he  liked  my "horned" owl pillow, after I laughed  and  laughed  I informed  him  those  were  ears. He said  "oh,there are  horned owls you know " I then  informed him  this  was CLEARLY a intentional  horned owl pillow . I have  to  say  it was pretty easy  to  assemble after  I figured  out how  to  manipulate and  move  the fabric workout  sewing my fingers. One  day  I will  get  a pattern  but until  then  I will  continue  to  sew beautiful  "horned" owls :)

2Kraftychics

Just  so  people  can  put a face with a name  here  is  a picture  of  me  & my daughter.  This  picture  was  taken  for  a local  mother /daughter look  alike contest. 

Craft display

Here are  two more pictures  of a craft  fair me and my daughter  did  . She  made  several  of  these  photo frames  , they  were a hit ! We  will  be placing  some on our Etsy shop  2Kraftychics  soon  !

Sunday, January 4, 2015

More tin can candles

More  recycled  tin cans. ....my  husband  needs to  make  more  stew  bc I got  lots of cans that  day  lol . These  have  various  scents line  vanilla, sugar cookie, spiced  cake & pomegranate. Check out my Etsy shop  2Kraftychics  for more goodies :)

My recycled tin can candles

Everyone  knows  I love  to  re-purpose  just about  everything  so  when  my husband  was  making  stew I quickly  grabbed  these  huge tin cans  bc  I wanted  to  make  something  out of  them . So  I cleaned,painted  & decorated  them  & turned  them  into  candles  ! I sold  them  at  a local  craft  fair  . Check  out my Etsy shop :2Kraftychics  where  I will  be selling some of my crafts.

Craft fair display

Here  was  our corner  display table, we weren't  finished  setting  it up  yet  but  it  was  a hit.  Yes...it's  a masher  earring  holder  on  the  table....hey  I like to have  displays  to  grab  attention  :) please  note the old school cd holder that  I turned  into  a turning  earring  display....Visit us at our Etsy shop  : 2Kraftychics 

Craft fair goodies again

Here is another  picture  of  some  of  our stuff...please note my friend hiding behind  the  lamp  & yes  those  are  cheese grater earring  holders....our Etsy shop is : 2Kraftychics 

Craft fair goodies continued

Here  are  the  wine lamps I made  & my daughters  handmade Christmas  ornaments  ! We  have such a blast  at  these  fairs ! Check  out our Etsy store: 2Kraftychics where  I will  be  posting  some  of  our creations  :)

Craft fair goodies

Recently me & my  daughter   have gotten  into  craft fairs...now  we  are  addicted. These  are  a few  of  the  fall pumpkins  she  made  for  one  of the  shows,  they were  amazing ! Of course  fall decorations  are always beautiful! ...ps...check out our  developing  Etsy shop: 2Kraftychics