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How to make a paper bow. I've gotten some questions asking how I made the paper bow on the bottom package in this post.

How to make a paper bow

Here's a quick tutorial. I made a template so you can see the parts. Download the free file you need: The PDF template Files for digital cutting machines:The zipped Silhouette .studio file (double click the .zip file after downloading)The .svg fileThe .dxf file If you print the PDF on colored paper and cut out the pieces, you'll have enough parts to make two bows. Flapping Paper Butterfly. I had a baby so I’ve invited some fave guests to take over for me while I spend time with the little guy.

Flapping Paper Butterfly

Today’s post is from super crafter and cute mom, Amelia of The Homebook. Sakura Flower Tree. Egg Carton Crafts - Chicken Egg Cups. Hello!

Egg Carton Crafts - Chicken Egg Cups

Welcome back to another Easter Craft ideas for you – these adorable Chicken Egg Cups made from Egg Cartons! Super simple, super cute. Takes minutes to make. Rainbow Batik. Tin Can Shelf Craft ZingZingTree. I always have a new love and this month it’s this adorable Tin Can Shelf Craft.

Tin Can Shelf Craft ZingZingTree

Not only do they look fantastic but they are practical and a great way to upcycle some of those tin cans we constantly throw away. Paint your tin can inside and out using either water based enamel or acrylic paint. Both dry really quickly and leave a slight shine when dry. I used enamel paint for the colour and white acrylic paint for the inside both of which only needed three layers. I did try to use white enamel paint but it was so unforgiving, needed a ridiculous amount of layers and didn’t leave an even coat.

BUY or DIY Gold Animals. Hello again,

BUY or DIY Gold Animals

DIY baby Toys / Creatief » 14/31 » Veetje Veetje. Specialty Retail Collective (SRC) Braided Rug Tutorial. DIY Gold Dipped Glassware. I haven’t stopped thinking about Front‘s gold dipped glassware set ever since it circulated through the blogosphere last holiday season.

DIY Gold Dipped Glassware

So after recently spotting a tutorial on how to DIY gold dipped stemware, I was inspired to create my own version of these luxurious golden vessels. And of course, just in time for that New Year’s Eve party I’ll be hosting this year! You’ll need:non-toxic gold spray paint (I recommend Krylon)champagne flutes or wine glassespainters tapeplastic or ziplock bag Rip off a 6 inch piece of tape. Center the tape over the base of the glassware, rubbing the bottom edge against the glass. Bring one side of the tape across the middle of the glass. Bring the other side of the tape across so the two pieces meet at a point. Lightly spray multiple and even coats of paint onto the glass from a couple feet away. DIY Crepe Paper Flowers. I recently spotted a sensational bouquet of paper flowers inside my favorite (and the ultimate) boutique for creative inspiration, Castles In The Air.

DIY Crepe Paper Flowers

A combination of Mexican paper flowers and those ever so popular tissue paper pom poms, these vibrant and cheerful flowers make perfect ornaments for any celebration. Plus, they’re incredibly easy to make! You’ll need:6 – 7 pieces of 180 gram florist crepe paper cut into 20″ x 30″ sheets (it’s important to use heavyweight crepe paper for it’s stretchiness and strength)6 – 7 small binder clips or large paper clips16 gauge floral wire (last seen here)heavy duty scissors. DIY Marbled Glassware. When graphic designer and artist Joanna Bean Martin shared with us her technique for marbling the bottoms of glassware with nail polish, we couldn’t wait to try it ourselves.

DIY Marbled Glassware

Who knew it would be such an easy way to add color and pattern to your next tablescape or party? Remember, the brighter and bolder colors you use, the more the glasses will radiate and glow. Have fun! FriedChillies › The All-Time Food Network. Raya is upon us and we thought we'd give you a little "how to" pictorial on making ketupat. Ketupat Weaving Instructions. Magazine Waste Basket ∙ How To by Claire B. on Cut Out. Star Medallion - Introduction - How to Make Pom Pom Flowers.

I have a thing for flowers that look like pom poms.

How to Make Pom Pom Flowers

Mums, allium, chive blossoms, dahlias – love ‘em! Since fresh flowers aren’t always in the budget, and because I have a brown thumb, I started thinking about what I could do to brighten up our apartment with flowers without actually using flowers. Soon, the idea for some sort of pom pom flower started bouncing around in my head, and this is what I came up with. How to make pom poms? Giant Paper Rose Flower. DIY Designer Knock-Off Things to Make. Put a lid on it: shiny, pretty upcycled vessels. Look what I made!

Put a lid on it: shiny, pretty upcycled vessels.

Little clear storage vessels, with ornamental lids. (You can click on the photo to see more detail.) Their origin is probably pretty obvious, eh? The fun thing about these (besides the awesome upcycling factor) is mixing and matching. The bottom end of one bottle can become a lid that will fit many others, all different sizes and shapes, to create tons of variations. Cut the bottom ends off some bottles. It works best to cut the top off fairly close to the mouth of the bottle, as pictured above, so the top of the vessel is narrower than the body. Put a headpin through a silver spacer and a big bead. Fold the wire down flat against the plastic underside.