prescription cookie jar

Jun 25, 2014 at 10:38 am (other crafts) (, , , , , , , , , , , , )

My sister is leaving for graduate school in 2 weeks to study to become a Pharmacist. As her going away present, I made her a cookie jar that looks like a prescription bottle. It is filled with sugar cookies that look like pills :]

I got the idea from Sugar Dot Cookies who posted a small tutorial.

I found a label picture in google search and edited it to look more like the ones at the pharmacy where she works. I couldn’t find orange cellophane so I used red and yellow (putting the yellow on the outside) to make it look orange. Then I just put a square of fabric over the sealing cap and screwed the lid over it.



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giraffe jewelry box

Jun 24, 2014 at 12:43 pm (jewelry, other crafts) (, , , , , , )

A while back I was going through some old things and came upon an old box for holding keys. I decided I wanted to refinish the front with this awesome giraffe picture I found online and store some necklaces inside.

I tweaked the picture in Photoshop to make the colors more similar to the color of the box since I didn’t want to repaint the entire box (though I am still debating on it).

I used Mod Podge to glue the picture onto the box then put 2 more coats over top the picture.

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unicorn serving dish

Jun 24, 2014 at 11:12 am (other crafts) (, , , , , , , )

I desperately wanted to make an awesome serving dish like the DIY Dinosaur Serving Dish made by Three Little Monkeys Studio

I went in search of a large dinosaur but strangely I could not find any. However, I did find a unicorn! I followed the DIY instructions except I did not paint the plate. Since the unicorn was more rubber like than hard plastic I filled the inside with spray foam. The cut did not come out as even as I would have liked, but it still is pretty awesome.


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Valentine’s light bulb

Feb 14, 2014 at 12:51 pm (holiday, other crafts) (, , , , , , , , , , )

For valentine’s day I made this cute light bulb decoration for my love. I was inspired by Design Sponges DIY project.

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first floral arrangement

Mar 27, 2013 at 8:15 pm (other crafts) (, , , , , , , , )

On Valentine’s day I received my first ever bouquet of roses. I want to keep these roses forever so I hung them upside down to dry out. I decided to experiment and make an arrangement with them. I found this interesting owl vase at Walmart and bought some dried baby’s breath and fake leaves from Joanns.

After an hour of messing around with everything I came up with this:



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