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Suitcase Dollhouse for Pee Wee

Months ago, I took a class at Castle in the Air taught by Katrina Martin, a real life fairy, to make a suitcase dollhouse.  It’s taken me this long to post because I didn’t finish my dollhouse until just the other week.  But it is now all finished, and I would like to give you […]

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Paper Wonderland Tunnel Book Class with Charlene McNally

After a long (for me) hiatus, I finally made it back to Castle in the Air – the first time this year, believe it or not.  This time it was for the Paper Wonderland tunnel book class by Charlene McNally, my first with this very talented artist. I’ve made tunnel books before (here, here, and here), […]

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Mechanical Dancing Butterfly Toy Class

I had the great pleasure recently of taking my very first class with Bethany Carlson-Mann, a new teacher at Castle in the Air.  She taught us how to make a mechanical dancing doll toy.  The base of our toy was a wooden cigar box. Bethany got the cigar boxes from the Piedmont Tobacconist, which sells […]

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Needle Felted Wall Hanging Class with Denise Marshall

Happy 4th, everyone!  I hope you all get to relax a bit today with family and friends :0) I recently had the great pleasure of taking my very first needle felting class with Denise Marshall at Castle in the Air.   I had taken only one other needle felting class before, a sculpture class with […]

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Crepe Paper Icelandic Poppy Flower Class

I am finally back with another crafty project!  I meant to do this post awhile ago, but life got in the way. But better late than never, right?  Anyway, about two and a half weeks ago, I took another of Lynn Dolan‘s crepe paper flower classes at Castle in the Air.  This time it was […]

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Alcohol Inks Acrylic Board Book Class

I know what you’re wondering.  Where have I been?  I have been busy with life and taking a break from creating.  Just wasn’t really feeling it until the last several weeks.  Nothing really new to show, as I have been working on crepe paper peonies for friends.  I did take a class at Castle in […]

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Crepe Paper Flowers: Potted Orchids

Early last week, I took another crepe paper flower class with Lynn Dolan at Castle in the Air.  This time we learned how to make a potted orchid plant. We started out by wrapping the tips of 18 gauge wire with strips of yellow crepe paper to form the carpels of the the flowers. Next, […]

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Crepe Paper Flower: Madame Hardy Rose

In my last post – read it here – I talked about the crepe paper heirloom roses class I took over a month ago at Castle in the Air with Lynn Dolan.  We learned to make two types of roses, the cabbage rose and the Madame Hardy.  I covered the former in my last post, and […]

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Crepe Paper Flower: the Cabbage Rose

As I mentioned in my last post, I have been lagging in my blogging.  Proof of that comes with this post for a crepe paper flower class I took over a month ago at Castle in the Air, with Lynn Dolan, crepe paper artist extraordinaire.  Over a month ago!   Anyway, this class was for heirloom roses, […]

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Making Crepe Paper Poppies

In my last post, I shared part one of my recent crepe paper flower class at Castle in the Air with Lynn Dolan, in which we learned how to make a tree peony.  Today I share with you part two of that class, in which we learned to make a poppy. Okay, I am so […]

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