IKEA Creative Hack – Mod Podge + Cork Trivets

I have had these IKEA cork trivets in my studio for forever and a day. In fact I bought them way back when we had the Denver IKEA clock blogger challenge.  So I bought them thinking I was going to do something with them but never had any inspiration. Hark, inspiration hit and I went with it! I've been in to burlap lately {see my Burlap Flower tutorial} and thought I should put some on these cork trivets. How to decorate Cork Trivets Place the round cork trivet on burlap and cut around it.  Then use Mod Podge as a glue, apply it with a foam brush.  Press the burlap on and let dry. Go around the edges and apply Mod Podge as well to keep the burlap edges from fraying. Then I got some … [Read more...]

IKEA Clock Revamp!

You may recall a few weeks ago, a couple local crafty Denver bloggers and I got together at our NEW IKEA for a little meet up.  Being the crafty gals that we are, we decided to have a little fun and revamp an IKEA clock. Pretty much a blank canvas if you will, see below, a white plastic IKEA clock just begging to be revamped! Well, today is the day that we reveal our clocks on our blogs!!! I can't wait to see the other gals' clocks {they are so CRAFTY, I can only imagine what they have come up with!} It started out this way.... Then I got a roll and ... Wah-la! Perfect for my studio, what do you think? So pretty {moms of boys all know we gals need a little pretty in our … [Read more...]

Colorado Blogger Get Together at IKEA

The other night, I had the pleasure of meeting 4 lovely ladies and a little lad!  We met at the new IKEA and walked around the store, Ooohed and Aahhed at random pieces.  Talked blog stuff, kid stuff, creative stuff ... and we decided on a little fun challenge that I'll tell you more about in a sec. Would you like to meet them too?  Sure you would.... Here's Alison from Oopsey Daisy.  She had her little guy with us ... he was so well behaved {I'm kind of glad I left mine at home cause he would have made mine look like little devils}.  We actually we at Creative Estates together in Phoenix earlier this year, but never connected there!  Crazy, hey! Kirstin from Kojo Designs.  A sister … [Read more...]