Today's craft: burlap roses.
I came across this great tutorial because I googled "things to do with burlap."
My husband brought home a HUGE piece of burlap that had 40 years of dust and grime + mouse holes and poop on it. "Do you want this?" He asked sweetly. I mentioned a long time ago that I wanted some burlap for craft projects and, what-a-bing, he found some buried in the barn.... some cleaning required. The fibers didn't stand up well to the washing machine and the hole got bigger. I've made a few shopping bags out of the areas that are in good condition.
and by the rustic, chic flower she produced. I got to work following her directions. It took me about 5 times to get it right -- it helps if I listened to her "right" and "left" commands instead of trying to watch her hands and reverse for my own. I attached my rose to an small pronged clip (Sally's Beauty supply, 20 for $2.19).
My new craft space is truely inspiring. Before, I had craft supplies in various states of shoved/stuffed/piled in 3 areas of my home. If I wanted to complete a project, I had to run, look, sort, get frustrated, go to the craft store, spend money and forget/lose interest in my original project.
With the help of my friend Season, we organized everything and I got rid of a lot of stuff. I also was able to see exactly what I had. Beautiful! I was inspired, excited, and my creative juices are still flowing. Do you want me to get out of the way so you can see? I'll take more pictures soon.
|Picture taken from my computer. Love ya Mr. Mac, but your picture quality is less than stellar.|