Woodland Fairy | Crafts, Oddities & Design

June 13th, 2012 by Heather Marie

Designer Vase – Dollar Tree Price

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Love designer vases, but not the price? (Sounds like a pitch I know *smile*). Head over to your local Dollar Tree and purchase some glass vases. Using craft paint (I used left over outdoor craft paint), pour some into the vase and twirl the vase around (using your hands) to get the paint to move. […]

June 10th, 2012 by Heather Marie

Vintage Father’s Day eCard

On this rainy day I created a free eCard for Father’s Day as I’m a Photoshop junkie. Went for a vintage/retro feel with font that reminded me of an old speakeasy. To use the card, simply download it to your computer by clicking on the thumbnail below. The gallery will load, right-click on the image […]

June 9th, 2012 by Heather Marie

“Bubble Bubble Toil & Trouble”

I’ve been holding off on posting my review of soap making until I had ample time to use my soaps over a period of time. Well, it’s been a few months and my decision is a solid YES! it’s worth it. So why make soap? You can easily buy it. As someone with allergies, it […]

June 3rd, 2012 by Heather Marie

Chrysanthemum Fimo Necklace


My coworkers have encouraged me to explore jewelry making, so I’ve been experimenting with necklace pendants using Fimo clay. My wonderful neighbor Emi volunteered to model my first creation, which is a two-leafed pendant with a purple “spiky” flower.  It’s my attempt at making a Chrysanthemum, which was accomplished by “rolling” the clay into small […]

May 28th, 2012 by Heather Marie

Restoring a Cushion


Patio chairs need some help over time especially with wear and tear use, so instead of throwing the chairs out I restored them using some fabric from Hobby Lobby. Unscrew the cushion (if applicable) and using a staple gun, staple the fabric onto the cushion.  Trim the excess fabric and staple down any loose ends […]

May 20th, 2012 by Heather Marie

Glow in the Dark Bottle

For a quick party idea, or unique recycle decor, take bubble liquid (cheap at the Dollar Tree) and Glow Sticks (available there too!). Pour the soap into a bottle, then crack the sticks to activate them. Carefully cut off the top of a stick and pour it into the bottle. Cap, shake and watch the […]

May 13th, 2012 by Heather Marie

Happy Mothers Day Graphic

Happy Mothers Day to all the moms out there! To celebrate, feel free to save the graphic above, and use it in an email. Designed by yours truly.

May 12th, 2012 by Heather Marie

Give Me Some Sugar

I love scrubs, and the exfoilation benefits they provide. Store bought ones however can be a bit pricey and loaded with chemicals. Here’s my natural recipe for personal and gift use: You will need: Sugar (brown or white) Vanilla extract Almond Oil Ground almond shells (optional) Honey Almond scent (purchased in the soap making aisle […]

May 9th, 2012 by Heather Marie

Sink Trick

With Mother’s Day coming up, I wanted to share one of the first household tricks my mother taught me when I moved out. Vinegar and baking soda = bubbly cleany stuff. This “foam” is natural, green, and dedorizes, cleans, kills bug eggs, plus removes rust. Simply sprinkle baking soda around the drain, and then “wash” […]

May 8th, 2012 by Heather Marie

Fairy Wings for Leia

Sometimes You find the best projects in the clearance aisle. This weekend while making a supply run to Michaels I found a butterfly wings set for $5.99. The set included 3 ribbons, mesh wings, gems, flowers and glitter glue. For this price, the project was a steal! I converted the project into fairy wings for […]