Embroidery · Misc. DIY · Paint jobs · Quilting

Crazy quilting, cross-stitch, and a fake bronze sign

Been busy running around doing house inspections and also trying to catch up on demo recording, but I did get some crafting done since my last post. Crazy quilting I won’t show the whole of this until after next week’s guild meeting for the challenge reveal, but here’s a peek: It’s now about 3/4 done… Continue reading Crazy quilting, cross-stitch, and a fake bronze sign

Embroidery · Misc. DIY · Quilting

Guilds, Quilts, Cowichan Exhibtion, and a bunch of stitching

Mid-October and I could have sworn I posted here in mid-September… well, turns out I started this as a draft only back then but never finished and posted it. Oops. Well, it’s fall now and that means the start of guild meetings again…. Quilting In the September Nanaimo Modern Quilt Guild meeting we had the… Continue reading Guilds, Quilts, Cowichan Exhibtion, and a bunch of stitching

Misc. DIY · Paint jobs · Thrifting and antiquing

DIY Project: Thrift Store Lamp

Originally published on my other website, but I’m copying over all the DIY and craft-related stuff to here. Found this lovely little carved and painted lamp base at Value Village. The bottom was broken and had obviously been glued before (see above), but I figured I could try again. I kinda baulked at the $25… Continue reading DIY Project: Thrift Store Lamp

Misc. DIY · Paint jobs

DIY Project: Painting and tiling in my room

Originally published on my other website, but I’m copying over all the DIY and craft-related stuff to here. Well, this is more of a DID (Do it, Dad) rather than a DIY, though I did a large portion of the painting. I realized in digging through my phone today that I never took any proper… Continue reading DIY Project: Painting and tiling in my room

Decorating · Misc. DIY · Thrifting and antiquing

DIY Project: Gallery wall in the spare room, phase 1

Originally published on my other website, but I’m copying over all the DIY and craft-related stuff to here. (Previous spare room stuff here and here.) So the finished wall is above because I forgot to take a before pic… basically the only thing there was the big sailing painting (found at Value Village a year… Continue reading DIY Project: Gallery wall in the spare room, phase 1

Decorating · Misc. DIY · Paint jobs

DIY Project: Lamps for the Spare Room

Originally published on my other website, but I’m copying over all the DIY and craft-related stuff to here. Another installment in the saga of the spare room (I mentioned making the curtains before). So far the balance has been a little too much on the “shopping” side vs. the DIY side, but aside from the… Continue reading DIY Project: Lamps for the Spare Room

Decorating · Misc. DIY

DIY Project: Curtains for the Spare Room

Originally published on my other website, but I’m copying over all the DIY and craft-related stuff to here. So, my bedroom-to-be is nearing completion downstairs, which means the time is drawing near to change my current (temporary) room back into the guest room. I figured I’d make a little design project out of it, settling… Continue reading DIY Project: Curtains for the Spare Room