DIY Diamond Painting with Cricut Design Space

Diamond Painting is a newer craft that is similar to a paint-by-numbers type of activity without the paint. The finished piece also reminds me a bit of a cross-stitched piece, but instead of using embroidery thread, like DMC floss, the image comes together by placing faceted resin diamonds to a sticky canvas with a design …

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Making a Perpetual Monthly Calendar on the Cricut Maker

One of the many things I have missed in my office is having a Month-at-a-Glance calendar where I could write in the upcoming special events-important dates such as dinners with friends, birthdays, appointments that I want the family to also remember, travel plans, etc. There are calendars in many office supply stores that are dry …

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The Easiest Way to Make Bee’s Wax Wrappers

Creating this video was a difficult process. I went through several variations of how to heat the beeswax onto the fabric and most were messy and required too much dedicated equipment or supplies. As a Beekeeper I have work with beeswax a little bit. I have separated wax from honey. I have purified wax to …

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Make a Perpetual Annual Calendar on the Cricut Maker

When you watch the video about making the Perpetual Annual Calendar on the Cricut Maker it is important to note that this is a follow up to the video about making the Perpetual Monthly Calendar. This video has a bit less detail, but all of the instructions are included from the point where the SVG …

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Vintage Style Hand Knotted Crystal Necklace

I was inspired to make this piece when I saw a similar necklace worn by a good friend. It featured brilliant crystals in a matched rainbow color combination that flowed to a centered tassel pendent of brilliant yellow silk. My friend paired the necklace with a black velvet top and ballerina skirt and looked sensational. …

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