Archive: February, 2012

Stamp Stencil Cards

Alys and I were walking through Michael’s arts and crafts store when we came across this kit called “Stencil Art.” It was from the Klutz book series, which we had both grown up with, so we decided to try it out:   The set comes with a book that has 4 plastic stencil sheets. The… Read the rest

Connecting my blog posts to Twitter!

I just added a WordPress Plugin called “WP to Twitter,” which will allow me to automatically tweet a link when I make a new post to my blog. If you’re on Twitter and would like to get updates, it should be as easy as just following me!… Read the rest

Gingerbread House 2009

Check out Alys and my gingerbread house that we made in December 2009! This was our 5th gingerbread house (Pics from 1-4 can be found in the first post of this blog). This year, we were going for a chateau design with a long sloping roof. Inside, we put some red and yellow (USC colors)… Read the rest

Swarovski Crystal Chicks

I have always wanted to make the little 3D charms out of swarovski crystals, but it is so hard finding a good pattern for something like this.  I finally found one in February 2010 on a japanese forum somewhere and I knew we had to try it.  I ordered all of the swarovski crystals off… Read the rest

Water Balloons + Paint + Darts = Art

Have you ever seen the movie Princess Diaries?  Well Alys, Kris, and I had a ton of fun recreating the scene with darts thrown at balloons filled with paint in October of 2010. The idea was to inflate water balloons with air, put paint inside, and mount them to a canvas. We then threw darts… Read the rest