Exploring new creative things

I was sewing the other day. Trying to make a few new masks. Sewing is a new thing for me. I’ve tried it here and there over the years but waited so long in between that it always felt like starting over. Now that I’ve been doing it more regularly, I’m getting the hang ofContinue reading “Exploring new creative things”

Beach Diorama

I got crafty today and finished the diorama that was inspired by a quick beach painting in my sketchbook and the cardboard leftover from the Brie cheese. I can draw and paint but I don’t think of myself as particularly crafty. I’m a mess with a glue gun in hand. So if I can pullContinue reading “Beach Diorama”

Try String Art! A heart shaped tutorial.

I’ve been wanting to try string art for months. When I saw my Valentine’s Day pattern printed – I knew it would make the perfect background. Have you been wanting to try string art? If so, gather these materials and read on. 8″ x 10″ frame with the glass removed 8″ x 10″ piece of corkContinue reading “Try String Art! A heart shaped tutorial.”

Watercolor Leaf {A how to craft project}

This is one of my favorite Fall projects! Give it a try and share your results, either in the comments below or on Instagram – tag me: @eileenmckenna. Supplies: heavyweight watercolor paper – I used Fluid Easy Block watercolor paints (3 colors – light, medium, dark. I used yellow, orange (or red), and brown.) water paintbrushes (1 thick, 1 thin)Continue reading “Watercolor Leaf {A how to craft project}”