Monday, November 30, 2009
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Not willing to brave the line to get your bag ? No problem. If you are a friend of GREEN CRICKET SALVAGE on Facebook and stop on by...you will take one home too. Hope to see you all there.
Thursday, November 12, 2009
Over 60 vendors will be filling the Masonic Center with fantastic handmade goods....including yours truly. I have been several times as a customer but this is my first time exhibiting. You are sure to find loads of unique gifts in all price ranges...and if your like me, a few things for yourself.
As for the Green Cricket booth...you will find a unique selection of my LP trays (from all genres) now with trim, new filmstrip earrings (black and white too) and a few other recycled goodies I have up my sleeve. Be one of the first 50 people in the door and you also receive a free gift bag. In it you'll find a fun Green Cricket item too.
For more info check out their site .... or their Facebook page.
Hope to see you there
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Last week I spent a few days helping my dad clean out his old farmhouse. Among the cool treasures (more on that later), I found boxes and boxes of old sheet music from my grandmothers collection. Some dating back to the 1920's. I liked the texture, detail, and of course the recycling factor, so I got out my trusty Mod Podge and went to decoupaging.
So, besides covering the top with the strips of sheet music, I made those raggedy edges look crisp and clean by covering them too. Kind of worked with the linear lines anyway. After all the sheets were in place and another coat of the Mod Podge to seal, this once dark, clunky piece was ready for her encore.I read a quote once from a decoupage artist that said something to the effect of "If something stays still long enough, there is a good chance I will try to cover it in paper." I have to say I share that philosophy. It is really a fun and easy medium for transforming things. I have used maps, comics, newsprint and even Suduko pages. Little risk, as most would end up in the recycling anyway, so give it a try the next time you are feeling creative.
Monday, November 2, 2009
skull garland Raw Bone Studio
wall art Carmela Jay
colorful tote shortymc40
wedding couple Goodydevi
candlabras from Pattymara