Category: Crafting

Two Weeks In

Two Weeks In

Things are flowing in my 100 day project of temporary collages. I am so happy with my work so far. Knowing that none of it is sticking around (literally) is so incredibly freeing. There’s also the fact that I can get my collage done even […]

Tracking a Year of Crafts

Tracking a Year of Crafts

This year, in order to keep better track of my projects (and make sure I complete them!), I am making an individual project page for each thing I tackle. This is especially true of my yarn projects, because I also want to see my progress […]

Don’t Panic, But…….

Don’t Panic, But…….

It hit me today that it’s November 28th, and while I’m not ready to put up the tree or decorate, certain things need to be ready for the first of December. Like my son’s Advent Calendar, and my count down candle. And my paper craft […]

My Zine Making Tools

My Zine Making Tools

I am now five weeks into The 100 Day Project and it is going swimmingly! (You can follow along every day on Instagram). Because I am making a zine a day, I am keeping things as simple as possible and that includes my tools. One […]

April is Full of Creativity.

April is Full of Creativity.

It must be the improving weather (although quite frankly it is not as nice as I would like it to be!), but it’s getting all kinds of creative in the OCB studio this month. It also helps that I have two weeks vacation! Here’s what’s […]

Let’s Get Crafty With It

Let’s Get Crafty With It

It’s March, the weather is improving, I have daffodils on my desk, and I am getting into a good groove with my arts and crafts projects. My word for 2018 is make, and I’m doing my best to make that a reality. This month I […]

How I Use My Bullet Journal to Keep on Top of My Craft Projects

How I Use My Bullet Journal to Keep on Top of My Craft Projects

Since completing my 5 Days to Get Clear and Get Crafting class along with an enthusiastic bunch of crafters, I have been on a bit of a roll with getting projects done, or set up for the future. My main way of keeping track is my […]

Easy Customised Mugs for Valentine’s Day | Real Life Crafting

Easy Customised Mugs for Valentine’s Day | Real Life Crafting

  I’ve been pinning ideas for customising mugs for a while, but have yet to try out the Sharpie and porcelain pen baking tutorials. There are some things I just can’t seem to find the time for. As I was brainstorming ideas one day, I […]

Freebie Friday | Printable Valentine’s Day Treat Toppers

Freebie Friday | Printable Valentine’s Day Treat Toppers

Get ahead this year and start planning your Valentine’s Day treats today. These treat bag toppers are easy to print, cut and assemble, just make sure you’ve got some small treat bags, a stapler, and of course, treats! I’m showing candy, but you can use […]

This Website Will Make You More Creative

This Website Will Make You More Creative

I’ve spoken about my love for the Creativebug website in various posts before, but today I really want to pull it all together and do a major ode to the site. I discovered Creativebug two years ago when Lisa Congdon (an artist I adore), posted […]