A big, huge overdue update

First things first; I believe an apology is in order.  I’m so sorry that I have been absent from Crafty Cobras for so long! A few things have happened since the last post. I got a new job. I am working in retirement services now. Thankfully I’m still able to do children’s theatre and ableContinue reading “A big, huge overdue update”

Quick Tips: Keeping the Couch in Line

John and I are gearing up for another big project this weekend, so this week is dedicated to sharing little tidbits about our apartment. One of the final things left for our apartment is area rugs and curtains. I’m sort of kicking myself because I didn’t take advantage of a HUGE sale at rugsusa.com . It wasContinue reading “Quick Tips: Keeping the Couch in Line”

Building a Faux Sliding Brick Wall: Another Brick in the Wall

So I was a little overjoyed when I found out that Lowe’s sold brick Masonite textured sheets at 25 bucks a pop. The only problem with these is that they look a little like this: And I wanted my brick to look a little more like this: So I spent much of my Saturday distressingContinue reading “Building a Faux Sliding Brick Wall: Another Brick in the Wall”

Home is where the Art is

Adding art to your home. I have always loved to decorate, whether it would be changing my room seasonally or decorating a new dorm room my first two years of college; I have always managed to find a way to give things my own personal style. When John and I decided to move in togetherContinue reading “Home is where the Art is”

The Kitchen Chronicles

My kitchen has been a labor of love for me. When we moved in it looked like this: How bleh bleh bleh! Yellow walls, a very outdated fridge, and not a lot of counter space, but a relatively big room! And now I am happy to say it looks more like this: So I wantContinue reading “The Kitchen Chronicles”

Crafts and a whole lot of quirk!

Hello there! Welcome to my new blog: CRAFTY COBRAS. I started this to chronicle my DIY crafts as well as showcase the arts and quirk of Jacksonville, FL. So let’s start with the basics: My name is Katie, I’m 24 years old living in Jacksonville FL with my wonderful boyfriend John. We are movie andContinue reading “Crafts and a whole lot of quirk!”

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