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Mixed Media Patriotic Art

Mixed Media Art involves using more than one medium. I also like to add different textures. For this “Patriotic Bird”, I used objects of different textures, mod podge, hot glue and paint. I also pulled out Scrabble Tiles because why not? They are cute and I get 3 points for my word.

First, I painted my […]

By |June 5th, 2015|crafts|3 Comments
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Puzzle Piece Spring Wreath

Puzzle Pieces + Felt+ Spring Greenery + Scrabble Tiles

Some projects may seem odd at first. This is one. I took an old puzzle and sorted through the pieces to find all of the ones that had pretty spring colors. Then, they sat on my living room floor. And sat. 2 weeks later, I knew what […]

By |February 17th, 2015|crafts, Spring, Wreath|18 Comments
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Halloween Fabric Wall Hanging

So, you are walking through Hobby Lobby and you come across the fabric section.

Let’s take a moment of silence to recognize how awesome this story is already.


Ok, anyway back to the point of this post. There is a point, I promise.

You know how you see all of the fabric panels that someone on the Hobby […]

By |October 4th, 2014|Challenge, crafts|3 Comments
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Teacher Gift Idea{Modern Apple}

Teacher Appreciation week is this week!

I think the teachers in this country deserve so much for what they do.

I had many teachers that taught me the love of learning. My favorite teacher was my 3rd grade teacher who looked like Mary Poppins. No kidding.

She would read to us and it was my favorite thing. She […]

By |May 1st, 2014|Challenge, Tutorials|0 Comments
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Winners of the Painted Halloween Challenge

This was a fun week and I was so inspired your Painted Halloween Projects. I hope you can pin these for next year.  I am so honored that you came to The CSI Project to share. The creativity is amazing!

  Be sure to go through the links and find some inspiration for yourself.

Our guest judge, Robin from […]

By |November 3rd, 2012|Winners|1 Comment
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It’s Time to Linkup for the Fall Wreaths Challenge!

Can we just tell you that, here at The CSI Project, we love wreath challenges?  We really do.  It’s always so interesting to see all of the different things that our readers can rethink and repurpose into beautiful wreaths and door decor.  So we’re absolutely delighted to open this week’s linkup challenge:

Images:  Martha Stewart

Our recent […]

By |October 26th, 2011|Challenge|8 Comments
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Sponsor of the Week — My Friendship Bracelet Maker!!

Do you remember the friendship bracelets made from embroidery thread in your middle school tween/teen days? I had so much fun making them with my friends!!

My Friendship Bracelet Maker has taken the fun concept of making friendship bracelets and made it so easy and so fun too!

With the FBM you can easily create Fabulous Friendship […]

By |October 23rd, 2011|Sponsors|11 Comments
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Guest Judge of the Week — Kristyn of Lil’ Luna!!

Welcome to the Fall Wreath Challenge!!

This is going to be a fun challenge. We are so excited to introduce you to our guest judge this week —

Kristyn of Lil’ Luna!!

Isn’t she cute??

{Monogram Wreath}

We thought Kristyn would be the perfect judge for this challenge because she makes beautiful wreaths. Not only are they pretty, […]

By |October 23rd, 2011|Challenge, Guest Judge|0 Comments
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Link Up Now for the Beachy Vignettes and Projects Challenge!

 Welcome to our latest challenge linkup:  Beachy Vignettes and Projects!  With the heat index rising this summer, a trip to the seashore is in order.  Nothing beats the heat like salty sea breezes and cool waves splashing over your feet.  While not all of us have an ocean view, we can find ways to bring […]

By |July 21st, 2011|Challenge|11 Comments