Have Yourself a Harry Little Christmas

We are well into January but I wanted to show off the Harry Styles Christmas ornaments I made this past holiday season.

harry styles christmas ornaments
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Halloween Creeps Swap

Last month I was invited to participate in a Halloween swap on Elfster called Halloween Creeps. Our goal was to send our partner a Halloween gift worth under $30, handmade encouraged.

halloween creeps swap
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Sad Pink Cat to Rad Pink TIGER

I found a sad pink cat at the thrift store a few months ago. Carved wooden animals like this one are an export of Indonesia, often sold as souvenirs or in import stores. This cat was around $2 because it was missing the wings. I saw it on the shelf and immediately had the idea to rescue her and make her some felt wings.

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When Easter & Ostara Collide!

Like the bad witch that I am, I was out of town for Ostara this year. Although I did celebrate in my own way while on vacation, I didn’t do much at home. This year I’m using Easter to honor the holiday instead.

ostara decorations

Here’s how I decorated, incorporating my love for all things witchy and kitschy.

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No More Hot Glue Burns!

Hot glue is my third favorite crafting supply, behind glitter and plastic animals. I use it for all kinds of crafts: wreath making, collage, flower crowns, even finishing off the back on some embroideries. Lately I’ve been using it to make little statues like this one.

killer deer statue

She lures men into the forest to kill them. Then she eats them, and sucks the marrow from their bones. Obviously.
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My Vintage Valentine’s Day Mantle

I like to refresh my mantle every few months to keep it interesting. I just can’t stand to look at the same things all the time. I rotate my art as well as the tchotchkes. I started taking down my Kewpie mantle from Christmas in early January, and this Valentine’s Day decor evolved from it.

An eclectic theme of vintage toys, minerals, and plants emerged while I was arranging it. These are all things that I collect so this came together pretty naturally on its own.

Here’s how I pulled it together:

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