Wondering how to decorate your walls cheaply? Make this DIY yarn wall hanging from a thrift store find. I have decided that this year is going to be the year that I make and end to bare and empty walls in my home. Since I moved in, … [Read more...]
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Welcome to my gallery page of my craft projects. Most of my projects are decorations I use in my home. I use lots of different materials: paper, wood, plaster, clay, twigs, chicken wire…… and on and on.
A special category are the craft projects where I use all kinds of threads: fabric, wool, old clothes, etc. I like to refer to this category as home fashion, because those projects ‘dress’ up my home.
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Hello Folks! Welcome to this special Monday on Songbird. Today I am joining up with a team of the most creative women in blogland. They all have that magic touch to turn trash into treasure, or junk into jewels. My project for our special event … [Read more...]
Hi there sweet peas, todays post is a five minute project with a punch. A soft, cuddly and comforting punch, but a punch nevertheless. I played around in the bedroom and did a bit of faux fur, faux reupholstering. Remember my postal bag … [Read more...]
Well hello dear, how are you doing? Me? I am a bit cold, winter has arrived in the low lands but at least we have blue skies as a trade off. I was getting so sick of all the cloudy, grey days. Apparently these past weeks have been the longest … [Read more...]
Good evening dear friends. The grey and wet have entered my life. Oh and the dark. As much as I like Fall for its colors and wildness, I always have a hard time adjusting to the dark days. I guess I am child of light. I just feel better when there is … [Read more...]
I love linens. I love vintage linens even more. I have an embarrassing amount of vintage linens. Today I crafted with it. I made a little lampshade out of a vintage table runner. It was necessary to solve a rather embarrassing … [Read more...]
Yesterday I showed you how if got my living room ready for Fall. I also showed you my favorite homemade Fall pillows that have been going strong for the third year now. But truth be told. I wanted something new too.New pillows. So I stopped the … [Read more...]
Hi friends, I have been busy in my craft room! And can I say Finally, Hallelujah and It-Was-About-Time about that. Gosh I didn’t have the time/energy/inspiration for so long, but yesterday the muse was with me again and I had some serious crafting … [Read more...]
Howdie Friends! Everything ok in the parts you call home?Here at Songbird’s Nest, everything is back to normal, or as normal as normal is around here. Tomorrow morning My Love will be off on his bike for a few days with some of his motorcycle … [Read more...]
Hi you guys, I’m back! We have been so busy! The preparations for the garage sale, the sale itself and then dealing with the late comers who decided days after that they wanted to buy something. But I am not complaining we did really well. On … [Read more...]
A couple of weeks ago I blogged about the differences in home decoration style between me and My Love. I added an image of My love’s ideal living room. Ingrid commented that she was most shocked by the big orange sofa in the middle of the room. Toen … [Read more...]