Hello crafty friends! Well, the holiday season is starting up, and I’m sure I’m not alone when I say that I’m not ready! I have plans to make a few DIY decorations this year, and what better way to start than with a wooden pallet sign? These things are very trendy right now, as I’m… Read More DIY Festive Vinyl Sign
Hi crafty peeps! Today I’m here to share some amazing NEW vinyl from Styletech Craft and Tape Technologies. This is the new Opal vinyl range, which is simply stunning! The colours change in the light, so from any angle your project will look fabulous. To show off this product, I decided to use a simple… Read More Fairies and Unicorns Glass Wall Art
Hello crafty friends! Today I’d like to share an upcycling project with you, using ColorBox® ColoriQue by Lisa Marie Jimenez, and Activa Products. Having a busy family and work life means that we visit the drive-thru a little more often than we like to admit. That means that we end up with many of the… Read More Recycled Drinks Tray Fall Centrepiece
Well here in south-east Ontario, Fall has finally arrived, although only a couple of days ago we were basking (or baking!) in a late Summer heatwave. I’m almost relieved that the cooler weather and some rain has broken through. Being English, I do long for some soothing grey-day rain at times, especially to break up… Read More Happy Halloween Lantern
Hello crafty friends! Today, I’d like to share an easy and CHEAP decorative item, made with a wooden artist’s pallette and the super smooth Gloss craft vinyl from Tape Technologies. This vinyl is top quality, and cuts like a dream. There are many beautiful colours avaliable: This project was inspired by the chance discovery of… Read More Art is Life
Hello crafty friends! Today I would like to share a project to transform plain and simple Dollar Store items into a fun bathroom set that any Princess would love. (In fact my own princesses are now fighting about who gets to keep it!) For this project, used Ultra Metallic vinyl made by Tape Technologies, in… Read More “Beautiful” Bathroom Set
2017 is a celebratory year – our country is 150 years old, and Plaid Crafts are also enjoying 50 years of Mod Podge! To mark these occasions, I have created a cute planter using recycled materials and the Mod Podge Furniture line. The Furniture formula is a glue, sealer and decoupage medium that comes in… Read More Let’s Celebrate!
Hello crafty friends! Today I wanted to share another instalment of my recent trip to the 2017 Creativation show in Phoenix. I had the chance to attend some awesome workshops from some of the craft industry’s leading manufacturers. First of all, a home décor demonstration from DecoArt and the wonderful Tracy Moreau. We used Americana… Read More Creativation Workshops – Part 2