Get to know Jane Clauss and some of her crafting opinions? Yes, your grandma’s tissue box crafty-stash and your kids pre-school finger-paints are still crafting, but today’s crafting is so much more. There are no limits to tools, projects, ideas, where you make it, and whatever design comes of your creative crafting. Crafting allows you to give new life to old items by giving them a different meaning or use; everything in your sight could be used in a craft project. Crafting really is the ideal platform to let your imagination run wild.
?Aside from watching the game at your party, people love to play games! To kick off the NCAA tournament, fans turn to “Bracketology” to help fill out their brackets and see how far they can go! At your parties, everyone has probably already filled out their brackets for the Tournament but you can create your own game using the brackets that will be fun for all. Get your collegiate genius on and create a game for those basketball buffs that includes questions about NCAA teams, it’s history and facts. The game is played on an oversized bracket that can be put in the center of the room, guests have to answer trivia questions to get points and move on. You ever know who the “Cinderella” player will be. There you have it, a game plan for the March Madness party of a lifetime! And for “One Shining Moment” you will be the hostess with the mostest this tournament season. Go Team! Good Old-Fashioned pancakes ? This is the pancake recipe you’ll find in your grandma’s recipe book. Made with the time-tested ingredients that everyone loves; flour, baking powder, sugar, milk, an egg, a pinch of salt and butter. Top ‘em with Maple Syrup and it’s always a winner!
DIY ideas by janeclauss.com: Let’s talk frames… unless you have an abundance of frames laying around the house, finding six frames that are all almost the same size is a fun task! First, you can head to the thrift store and pick up used frames and if they are various of colors you can leave them as it, or paint them to match your home decor. In this demo, I used 2? frames leftover from my wedding table decor! Mix and match the frames for an eclectic look or keep them all the same for a clean sleek line. Find additional details on home design ideas.
Creative food recipes by Jane Clauss: Since an orange is the perfect color to masquerade as a pumpkin, it makes the perfect jack-o-lantern. To carve an orange, slice the top off first then scoop out the insides. Once it’s clean give it a quick rinse in a bleach bath to help preserve the rind. Using a hobby knife cut out the eyes and mouth. You can fill these cutie-pie pumpkin impersonators with grapes for a snack bowl for the kids or illuminate them with a tea light. Are they mini pumpkins or are they oranges? That’s what your friends will be asking with this DIY delight.
Jane coined the term “UpCrafting” as her passion to refashion, refurbish, recreate and reuse sweeps the nation. She was repurposing before repurposing was cool. This is no “Plain Jane”; she is the crafty, modern domestic diva who is clever and inventive in all aspects of her life. Discover more information on janeclauss.com. If you’ve spent any time in Chicago you probably have heard Jane on the radio working weekends on WGN 720, as afternoon host on Chicago’s 100.3fm, adding her wit and charm to the new i101.1fm, and as the morning show co-host on the legendary rock station 97.9 The Loop; she also graced the radio airwaves in Atlanta as morning-show co-host at 93.3 Dave-fm.