Category Archive: Crazy Crafts

Sidewalk Find: Embroidered Skunk

A crepuscular crewel work.

Stuff I Did Last Week

Photos from some of last week’s adventures

1960s DIY Décor

The height of 1960s DIY chic.

Crazy Crafts: I Crocheted a Collar

How I made a DIY detachable collar

Do Over: Caged Quartz Necklace and Drop Pendant Marriage

A rough version of a Pool of Light Necklace.

Felted Slippers From Newfoundland

Hand made felted slippers from Newfoundland

Do Over: Jade Heart Pendant with Gold Heart Appliqué

Remember that green stone Kia Ora pendant my friend Jessica found at the St. Lawrence Market a couple of months back (pictured above)? Well I was at the Market two Sundays ago and… Continue reading

Do Over: Ceramic Dogwood Ring

I visited The Salvation Army on Parliament on Monday where I found three bags of broken jewellery. Here’s a picture of some of the highlights of that haul. As you can see, there’s… Continue reading

Midweek Modness: Handpainted Fashion Lady Brooch

Despite the ’60s being the atomic age, folks were still heavily into crafts. We talked about making jewellery for fun and profit last week, and here’s an example of a handmade brooch of… Continue reading

Spring Has Sprung

Spring is officially here! To herald this event, I’m sharing this picture of one of my favourite brooches. It’s a handmade, enamelled depiction of a geranium (which also happens to be one of… Continue reading

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