January 31, 2014

Valentine Decor

I don't do a lot of decor for Valentine's Day. But I was craving some bright colors this winter, so I made this simple heart collage.

I took an 8x10 frame and "framed" some kraft (brown) paper to use as the background. I then punched 24 hearts out of patterned paper. To add some dimension, I folded them in half. And then I added a tiny bit of poster putty on the back of each one and stuck them to the glass.

Super simple.

January 23, 2014

Cold Weather = Creativity

It's soooo cold outside right now. I know what you're thinking...of course it's cold in January, in Chicago! And yes, that's true. But this is one of the coldest winters in 30+ years. It's insanely frigid, and unfortunately, no end in sight.
So what does one do when it's this cold? Stir up the creative juices and start making some things, of course! Here's what I have made lately:

January 1, 2014

Happy New Year!