paperclay moon wall art

Sleepy Moon wall art paper clay tutorial

I’m obsessed with the full moon and intrigued by the different faces you can see in it. This time I saw a dreamy woman’s face with a quirky little mouth. She was the inspiration for my website’s header and also my Sleepy Moon wall art, a paperclay sculpture surrounded by shimmering moonbeams. Follow along with […]

paper stars

Three paper star patterns for party decorations

Here are three easy folded paper stars you can make to decorate for holidays and special occasions: a five-pointed star, an eight-pointed star, and a double-sided eight-pointed star. You’ll get completely different looks suitable for every occasion just by changing the colors or patterns. For patriotic holidays like July 4th and Memorial Day, use red, […]

mason jar lamp

Turn a mason jar into a fun and funky lamp

Do you have some old mason jars you don’t know what to do with? Why not turn them into unique lamps! The one I’ve done here shows you just how fun and funky you can get with a humble glass jar. And you’re not limited to using mason jars. Any jar of a similar size […]

ugly mirror in need of a makeover

Turn an ugly mirror into a work of art

The thrift store is a good resource for cheap, interesting, and sometimes ugly, supplies to use for your DIY arts and crafts projects. I look for old frames, mirrors, whiteboards, candlesticks and wood plaques. One day I went looking for a mirror and found this little gem. It was hideous and falling apart. It was […]

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lynda makara

My name is Lynda Makara. I’m an artist, DIYer and dancing queen. My love of color, sparkles and shiny things shows in everything I do.

Creating art and beauty all around me is my passion, and that’s what this blog is about. It’s about art. It’s about home. It’s about inspiring you.

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