Welcome to my NEW BLOG!

For many years my projects could be found at my previous blog - www.fatcatcreations.blogspot.com. Since my business has evolved and is now known as Cindi McGee - Behind These Eyes™ instead of Cindi Bisson - Fat Cat Creations - I thought this was the perfect time to launch a new blog. Since I've been on this creative journey for over 16 years - I have a LOT of project links out there in cyberworld! If you are looking for a particular project you have found on Pinterest, Facebook, FaveCrafts, HomeTalk, Twitter, etc. and the link is not working for you, please feel free to email me at cdjb11@yahoo.com and I'll be sure to get you the new link to the instructions. Have a creative day and remember to DARE TO BE DIFFERENT!

Friday, August 30, 2013

Creatively Crafty Goes Back to School

The latest episode of Creatively Crafty with Cindi Bisson is now live - I'm showing you how to create quick & cute zipper pulls using Makin's Clay® and JudiKins Diamond Glaze.    - Cindi

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Rustic Pillow Re-Do


A trip to the local Goodwill Industries store can be like a treasure hunt. These thrift stores  
are full of items just waiting to be repurposed and given new life, at a fraction of the cost of buying materials new. I often use clothing from these types of stores for fabric, and it’s one of my favorite places to get pillows to use as pillow forms!   Simply wash and dry and you are ready to re-create!

These large 18” x 18” sofa pillows were just $2.00 each. One side was already dark brown, which I left as is. On the reverse side, I used Beacon Fabri-Tac Adhesive (www.beaconadhesives.com)  to mount burlap over the entire face of each pillow, and to mount the accent pieces and ribbons. 7/8” Coffee brown grosgrain ribbon was mounted where the edge of the burlap meets the rolled edge of the pillow face.
 
Smaller scraps of burlap in two shades, 1” dark brown grosgrain ribbon, and fabulous wooden Elements buttons from Blumenthal Lansing (www.blumenthallansing.com) finished off each design.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Behind These Eyes DIY Video - Honey Bee Home Decor


In this episode of my series Behind These Eyes on When Creativity Knocks I'm sharing a home-decor project with a fun honey bee theme.  


Sunday, August 18, 2013

The MAC is Back! I'm doing a happy dance!

I've been AWOL here on my blog for a few weeks..... but I'm happy to announce that after what seems like a true eternity - my MacBook Pro is BACK and seems to be in working order.  Yay!!! And now I've got to get CAUGHT UP with blog posts, Facebook posts, Twitter, Pinterest......  In the meantime, here's a tiny peak at a few of the creative projects I've been keeping busy with while my computer was down.....  So happy to say I'm BACK!  - Cindi