Category: Arts – Crafts

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pretty carnation lei ~ for graduates

Last week, I had celebrated my cousin’s high school graduation in Virginia. Little did she know, I had a surprise for her when the whole family and I were waiting for her outside the stadium. DIY: Money Lei for Graduates! So what did I want to give to my cousin for her graduation, besides money? I remembered that it is a tradition in Hawaii that graduates … Read More pretty carnation lei ~ for graduates

then there are four large pillows

project #2 – the four large pillows After I finished with the accent pillows, I eyed the four large brown pillows on the couch.  It looked like a lot of work, especially because this time, I wanted to add invisible zippers.  It reminded me of the days when my mom had me work on some alterations and invisible zippers were her thing.  I recall watching her put them … Read More then there are four large pillows

drawsomething app ~ on an iPhone

I love to draw!  I was flipping through my phone camera roll and noticed that I had screen printed some of my favorites from the app, DrawSomething.  Let me tell you, when the app first came out, I was addicted, having 10 games going at a time.  After a couple of days of obvious drawing,  my friends quickly guessed.  So I decided to challenge them a bit and decided to draw things … Read More drawsomething app ~ on an iPhone

couch makeover, almost a cinch!

project #1 – the accent pillows About two years ago, my in-laws dropped in for a visit and took a quick tour of our apartment. At that time, we only have a few things: a television on the floor, an air mattress in the bedroom, and two high chairs by the high counter for when we eat. The thing is, I had my eye … Read More couch makeover, almost a cinch!

decorative wall art, made out of toilet paper rolls

My wall space above our French doors were bare and needed some pop. I had come across The How-To Gal blog’s page, and knew I had to make this. Below is the finished product after working on this for about a week (spray painted it silver). My hunt for collecting over 40 rolls took about two to three months. After a month, my wall … Read More decorative wall art, made out of toilet paper rolls

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