I am kinda lucky that I work the place I do. Hobby Lobby really is the perfect place for me. I work in the frame shop which gives me the ability to be creative all day long. I also get to see some amazing artwork come through the shop. Once in a while I will… Read More Inspiration at Work
This is a list of upcoming events and shows I will be attending with my handcrafted jewelry. October 30 Mackinaw valley Winery 12-5 November 5 Germantown Hills 38th annual Fall Craft Show November 6 Lewistown High School Holiday Showcase 11-3 November 11, 12- Mt Zion Christmas Craft Show, Mt Zion IL December 3 Pekin Moose… Read More Ravenwing Creations Upcoming Events As of 10-20-16
Hobby Lobby just got some amazing new products in the jewelry department. Blank Slate is a line of unfinished wooden pieces, canvas, lockets, and other embellishable items. I saw these when one of the lies I work with brought them to show me. She thought they would be right up my alley. She was right,… Read More Fun New Toys!
Today I finished setting up my new booth at the Kountry Nook, Kountry Nook in Pekin, IL | 212 N Capitol St, Pekin, IL | Superpages.com. I left the Crafty Corner and went to a craft mall that had regular hours, and better hours. Hopefully this will be a great new start, and the opportunity… Read More The Kountry Nook
So I thought that I had posted about this, but apparently I did not. A few months ago, I entered an art contest at the Chatham Sweet Corn Festival. The library there was hosting an Altered Book Contest. There were no rules, only to make your submission from a book, and to not use a… Read More Win for Best Use of Materials!!!
I think I have a problem, more than the usual. I have so many ideas swimming around in my bag of cats I call a brain! I find it nearly impossible to dedicate myself to one specific type of art or craft. I get bored and distracted easily. Maybe that is why I am always… Read More Crafters ADD
I have been wanting to do a blog post about stamping with bubble wrap for awhile. But as usual time is running away with me! No longer, here it is, a simple guide to stamping with paint and bubble wrap. Bubble wrap makes a great and quick stamp. It gives a cute rustic look, and… Read More Art Journal Stamping
Sorry it’s been so long between posts. I seem to need more time to do all the things that I want to do. If someone could invent a way for me not to need sleep that would be great, but I like sleep, so I need to prioritize! So today I decided to show you… Read More Welcome to My Studio
Summer time at Hobby Lobby brings the start to the Christmas season for us. We start setting all of the Christmas picks, wreaths, ribbon, and of course crafts. My sister Jen saw this really cute craft that was the word Noel on four separate wooden blocks. This came completely unfinished so it could be customized… Read More Better Late Than Never