Let me first thank you for taking the time to visit my site. My goal is to provide my visitors with great ideas for home crafts. I would also very grateful to those who can add to or enhance the ideas that I will post. I am hoping that we can all learn together, and improve our skills.]
I’ve been making homemade crafts or a few years now. I like to think that I have an eye for design. For the longest time I was pretty much only working with wood and paint. The first few months of starting up were definitely a learning experience, but I eventually got pretty good at it (if I do say so myself). Since then I’ve been working to branch out crafting from other materials as well. In the past couple of weeks I recently purchased a Cricut Expressions machine to cut vinyl. I am now working to include these vinyl design and lettering in my project
Types of Projects
So what type of crafting project will I be posting about on this blog?
This is more so my area of expertise. I like taking pre-cut pieces of wood and finishing them or painting over them. In the default image of this post, you can see the wall art I created for my baby’s nursery. I found these pieces of wood a discount price, then painted them with paint matching my nursery color scheme. Finally with my new Cricut, I used the Noah’s Art font, and cut the vinyl into animal shapes and stuck them on. I got this idea from Pinterest from very similar decorations that normally cost $50 to buy. Instead I figured it out and made my own for about $25. What a bargain!
Even though you only get to use it once a year, seasonal decorations are probably my favorite types of crafts to work on. I get to be creative and it’s somewhat surprising to myself that I keep coming up with newer and better ideas each year. Just give me some ribbon, paint, glitter, and a few other odds and ends and I’ll be busy all year long! The sled to the left was my most recent idea. I’ve already sold a few of these in my neighborhood. Some read and metallic paint, and ribbon with a pre-made sled from a local craft shop and I turned it around for a profit of about $15 a pop.
This is an area that I’ve been wanting to delve into for a while now. Most of my homemade crafts are there purely for aesthetic pleasure. While many of them are beautiful they have no real function other than that. I’ve recently found a number of different DIY decoration ideas that are for crafts that actually have functional purpose in the home. I will post about these as well as I attempt to make them and will give my first hand opinion of which projects are more worthwhile than others.