What does Wonderland’s Alice have to do with Christmas? Absolutely nothing. Except that the same procedure with which I made her ‘Drink me’ bookmark I employed to make a more Christmas-y version. (PDFs of each design included.)
Paul at Dudecraft spotted this most excellent idea over at The Lettered Cottage. It’s an old bed spring (twin or perhaps even crib-size?) that was simply hung on the wall to create a stash place for pictures, cards and etcetera, turning them into, what Paul aptly says is ‘an ever-changing “junk” collage’.
It’s hard to imagine it from this angle, but the lovely side table pictured above actually started out its life as a door. Kim was inspired by a photo of Frank Flavell’s side table and decided to run with the concept. She and her cohort, Greg, set to work and crafted a table out of an old door. You can see/read all about the project here. However, if you don’t have an old door stashed away, you could easily replicate to original by Flavell using plywood. Continue Reading
This project was first featured in the August/September issue of Budget Living Magazine, (now defunct, as far as I can tell). At least one crafter was so smitten with it, she began saving up soda can tabs.
The maker tells us she used about 150 tabs in all and wove them together with nylon cord. Two 7 foot lengths of cord were used for the weaving part, with about 1/3 left over. Of course both the amount of tabs needed and length of cord would depend upon your waist size. Continue Reading