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Wordless Wednesday: Rose Painting

Wordless Wednesday: Rose Painting on Katie Crafts;

Wordless Wednesday: Rose Painting

A week ago today was my mom’s birthday. She would have turned 62. To celebrate her birthday, I wanted to do something that she would have loved, so Husband and I went to the Philadelphia Museum of Art for the afternoon. I get my craftiness and love of art from my mom, who was a talented painter. Her roses (above) are just one of the beautiful works she made. Continue reading Wordless Wednesday: Rose Painting

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DIY Shabby Chic Rosettes

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Project: DIY Shabby Chic Rosettes

I really like making these little fabric rosettes because they are simple, don’t require my sewing machine, and are great to use in a number of projects! (Bonus: they are this month’s fabric scrap basket project!) Today, I’m going to show you how to make the flowers themselves, and give you one idea for using them. Next week, I’ll show you another project I used them in that turned out great! Continue reading DIY Shabby Chic Rosettes

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Rose Earrings

Project: Rose Earrings

I love making jewelry, but there are times that stringing teeny beads using needle-nose jewelry pliers gets tedious. That’s why I like to switch it up sometimes with a very easy jewelry project. Resin cabochons, post earring backs and glue are all you need to complete this project- what can be easier? Continue reading Rose Earrings