susanstars, contributor | August 9th, 20133 comments
I wanted to make some pretty button-themed treats for my book party this weekend, so I baked some button shortbread cookies and whipped up these fun button cupcake toppers, too. Here's how to make your own version any time you have something crafty to celebrate!
A simple blossom is pressed into service as both ink and printing plate. This fast and easy process gives new meaning to the term "botanical print" and is a wonderful way to capture the fleeting beauty of flowers.
Here’s the perfect gift for the guy on your list who still enjoys putting pen to paper. It has the patina of an old valise that’s been on many a journey with the likes of Lewis and Clark or Indiana Jones, holding accounts of adventures real or imagined.
Take a break from the straight and narrow and free yourself up to make some mistakes. Today, try setting aside your scissors and focus, instead, on torn paper, soft edges, and coloring outside the lines.
My favorite crafting projects are the simple ones that look like a million bucks. Check out these amazing lampshades—All you need is a straight-sided lampshade and some gorgeous ribbon to make a shade that would turn an interior designer's head.