Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Thursday, April 24, 2008
Here's a cupcake I made. The tag says "Bliss". I wanted to put the letters for YUM on it, but I figured this would do better for now. (Oh, and I didn't make the cherries. That's just a little something I bought a few days ago that I was using to hold the picture up while I took the picture.)
This is a little tweety bird that I made. The feet and eyes are buttons. :) He has a little hook I made on his back, so that he can hang anywhere. I seem to like making birds lately. Maybe it's because it's spring and you can hear them more...?
Monday, April 21, 2008
Thursday, April 17, 2008
Friday, April 11, 2008
To make this, I took some styrofoam squares that had come from some packaging and painted them in the colors that coordinated with my room. I was in a rush, so I didn't let the paint dry, even though I should have. Anyway, to hold it together, I took several toothpicks and painted them in another matching color, in this case orange (in case you can't tell), and let those dry. Once they were ready, I arranged the styrofoam the way I thought it would look best and started sticking the toothpicks in. Because I was rushing, I accidentally let one go through the styrofoam and had to glue the piece that fell off back on, but if you take your time and make sure everything is dry, this would be a fun project to do. For now I have it sitting over my Glade light show light (which I love by the way), but it doesn't look as good there as I had hoped it would. I'd like to make it into a real lamp shade, but I'm not certain how to go about doing that right now, so I'll probably have to look around and figure out how I can do that with this project. Still, this was fun to make and if you wanted, you can decorate it anyway you like and have a very reasonably priced lampshade that you can constantly change to go with your decor.
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Thursday, April 10, 2008
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
It's light bulb bling! :D
(It looks much better in person. Pictures don't exactly do it justice.)
Basically I just took an old, burned out light bulb, hot glued an empty scotch tape holder to the bottom (Just the part in the middle of the tape) and hot glued some old beads and buttons and other decorations on to it. My neice absolutely loved it, so I'll probably end up giving it to her to set up in her room once I make sure it's somewhere so that her or her brothers can't get to it and break it. :) And obviously I couldn't leave my nephews out, so I made one of them a spaceship out of an old lightbulb, but I'm afraid you'll have to wait until tomorrow to see it. ;) I still have to make something else for my other nephew, so be sure to keep checking back to find out what his gift will be. :)
Friday, April 4, 2008
Sorry I haven't posted any new art this week. Hopefully I'll have more next week. I've been busy lately and just haven't had much time to create anything much. Mostly just scribbles, and not very good ones at that. :S