Maven’s Original Mother’s and Father’s Day How-To Round-up

created at: 05/05/2010

I recently scrounged through all my original how-to’s and thought I’d compile a roundup of all those appropriate for Mother’s/Father’s Day gifts…or gifts for yourself! Some would make great wedding/shower favors too.

A Designer Key Rack  would be great for Dad.   

created at: 05/05/2010

A DIY Wooden Tea Light Candle Holder is always popular.

The Roach Clip Memo/Picture Clips is a quick and easy project.

created at: 05/05/2010

I still love my Wine Bottle Turned Oil Lamp.

For $1.50, you can’t beat the Vasemaker. Continue Reading

Curbly Video Podcast: How to Make Maven’s Mosaic Flower Pot


created on: 04/23/08

Several years ago I made a mosaic flower pot as a shower gift. Everyone at the shower went a little ga-ga over it. Their enthusiasm got me thinking. Would people actually like to learn how to make such things and pay me to teach them how to do it? Apparently so, because a few months later I was teaching the technique at several local adult education programs. Here, my fellow Curblians, is a complimentary tutorial, just for you! Continue Reading