I like to make jewelry. Earrings? 10 minutes and done.
I like scrapbooking. New layout to make? 15 minutes and voila... memory recorded.
I guess I am a fast food crafter. I want a drive through cupcake class or a quickly delivered quilt.
My friend Bridgette made me two camera straps for my birthday. Yes, MADE them. I mean, she literally got fabric, leather, and nylon and MADE these straps. I was in awe. (suffice to say Bridgette is also gorgeous, smart, an amazing cook, and has a spotless house. I informed her if she didn't get acne or get fat soon, we could not be friends anymore.) (stop. I am just kidding. I'll take chubby... kidding again.)
So, last week under the careful eye of Sarah (aka crafter extraordinaire) we made shirts. She figured out this whole cute freezer paper + fabric paint= cute t-shirt plan. Perk number one: crafty friends who figure out the craft ahead of time. I did not start off this craft very well. I needed a dog silhouette for Hadji's shirt. I googled. I, of course, picked a dog that contained a virus and before I could say "save photo" my computer was blinking and beeping and things like "VIRUS ALERT. TROJAN DETECTED!!" were screaming across the screen. Micah began the difficult task of de-virusing my computer, and asking why I didn't just go buy a shirt at the GAP. (hello. any mom can do that! I am trying to be a crafty mom!!) Here is the finished product :
I will not share any photos of the craftier mom's shirts. Suffice to say, robots and flip flops make my dog look... sad.
Here is my idea of a good craft:
Here is another craft I am able to do. it is called Project Life, and thanks to Corey and Nicole, and their willingness to answer my
So, I have been trying to get my craft on. I may not be Martha Stewart, but I am tryin'...