Saturday, June 15, 2013

Craft Caddy

Hi everybody, I hope you have all been good lately.  I have been M.I.A. for a long time.  I will do a separate post about all that is going on because I have major wining to do.  Ok, maybe a little whining now.  My camera got FRIED right before we left to go to Oklahoma for my daughter's softball tournament. I told my dear hubby that the cord he was using was wrong, and did he listen to me?  Of course not, I have the broken camera to prove it.  Anyway, he found a camera just like mine on EBay and it should be here no later than Tuesday.  Now, back to it.  I was feeling sorry for myself and browsed through some draft posts when I came across this one.  I forgot that I took a few pics, so, this has made me a little happier.  This is my portable craft caddy.  I got the idea from Miss Mustard Seed's  blog.

This is what I started with.

I got it thrifting back in August, 2011.  It has taken me this long to figure out what to do with it - Yikes!

 I was thrilled when I found out these cute little pots fit in the holes.  I got them at The Dollar Tree.  I also used them here to make my Halloween Treat Pots.

To distress them a little I just added a few drops of water to acrylic paint to get that washed look.

And of course, a little minwax varnish to age it.

This is what I ended up with.

I found some little saucers and used them for my markers and pens to keep them from falling through the chicken wire on the bottom.

I gathered up all supplies I need to make a quick card and paint a little something.

I like the way it looks and the way I can just carry it all over, especially when I am sitting and watching a movie.

Happy Crafting.