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Mason jar cookie mix favor » Something Turquoise. I absolutely love Mason Jar Cookie Mix gifts, I love getting them and I love giving them.

mason jar cookie mix favor » Something Turquoise

Normally, because of the size of most cookie recipes, mixes like this have to be gifted in large mason jars – which definitely wouldn’t work for bridal shower or wedding favors. So I worked really hard to develop the perfect cookie recipe that fits into these small, 12 ounce eco mason jars and I’m thrilled to share it with you today! Not only are these fabulous wedding event favors, but they make great gifts for the holidays as well. Watch out, these cookies are just as delicious as these jars are adorable! Pin 12 ounce eco mason jars with either gold or silver lids flour sugar brown sugar baking soda salt your choice of ‘candy’… whatever fits your color theme will be perfect… Paper Source 2.5″ round address labels sticker paper or cardstock measuring cup spoon and/or dowel hole punch corner rounder your choice of ribbon or twine CIRCLE LABEL: {gray} {black} DIRECTION CARD: {gray} {black} DIY Woven Chain Bracelet.

Chain link bracelets, with colorful threads woven through them, have been popping up here and there.

DIY Woven Chain Bracelet

We adore Aurèlie Bidermann‘s Do Brazil bracelets and thought it was about time we graduate to the ultimate “grown-up” friendship bracelet. With a curb chain bracelet and some embroidery thread, we’ll teach you how to make your own woven chain bracelet. And one for your bestie too, of course. You’ll need:a curb link braceletembroidery threadtwo bobby pinsa pair of scissors Cut 2 sets of 15 strands of embroidery thread, with each strand measuring four times the length of the bracelet. Lay the second color (blue) over the first color (coral). Repeat the steps until you reach the end of the bracelet. (top images from here and here, rest of images by Honestly…WTF) Cabled Bracelets.pdf. Spoon ring tutorial. A Matching Game (A Tutorial and Download. Packing Tape Image Transfers. I love image transfers.

Packing Tape Image Transfers

It’s something I’m always using in my journals but there are so many other fun uses for them. All you need to make a transfer is a photocopy of an image or words and packing tape. Paper crafts for gifts: mini book photo tutorial. Mini Book Photo Tutorial My advanced bookbinding class last spring took on the big project of coptic stitch books and so to reward them for all their hard work and patience as I worked out the kinks of teaching a group of people a very tricky stitch, I made everyone in the class these fun little accordion books!

paper crafts for gifts: mini book photo tutorial

Here’s a step by step photo tutorial. Details on each step after the photos. Coffee Filter Rose Tutorial « Emmalee Elizabeth Design. I’ve had some requests to do a tutorial on the coffee filter roses I made for my wedding.

Coffee Filter Rose Tutorial « Emmalee Elizabeth Design

So here it is. Like I said they really are easy once you get the hang of them. A bit of practice and you’ll have beautiful roses in no time. The supply list is simple. You will need: floral wire 22–24 gauge white cone shaped coffee filters floral tape scissors pen Petal template (Martha Stewart and Cassie Mae Chappell have a great one, click here to download it) Trace the petal patterns onto the coffee filters and cut them out. Pop up flower.

How to Marbleize Paper and Cards. Immediately after removing the paper, place it in a pan, and pour water over it.

How to Marbleize Paper and Cards

Hang paper to dry, marbleized side up. Do not touch the paper until it is dry (typically within 2 hours, depending on humidity levels). Decide whether to keep or discard your solution (it can be used several times). To change paint colors, lay strips of newsprint across the solution's surface, then remove; repeat with clean strips until the solution is clear. Pyntade småstenar – Decorated pebbles. Wind-up paper butterflies are my fave (guest post from amelia) I had a baby so I’ve invited some fave guests to take over for me while I spend time with the little guy.

wind-up paper butterflies are my fave (guest post from amelia)

Today’s post is from super crafter and cute mom, Amelia of The Homebook. Growing up, I had an aunt who lived in Canada. Every year for my birthday she’d send me a card and a fancy little gift. She always found the neatest things! One year, when I was maybe 10 or 11, she sent me another card—and when I opened it up, a paper butterfly fluttered out of the card. I made my butterflies into Monarchs, but you could use different materials to create any sort of colorful butterfly. Materials: You’ll need heavy cardstock, 24 gauge wire, silicone rubber bands (I found mine in the hair aisle at Walgreens) needle-nose pliers, scissors, tape, a paintbrush, a black marker, and a white ink pen. Step 1: Measure and cut your wire.

Step 2: Find the center of the longer wire. Step 5: Find the center of the shorter wire, and wrap it around the base of the paintbrush. How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic… This tutorial is an old one of mine that’s too good not to share again.

How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic…

Since posting the first time, I’ve had lots of questions about these buttons which will hopefully be answered in this revised post. Equipment Some handy notes: 1. The buttons. In words and pictures: Indoor Tabletop Water Garden. As far as the backyard garden at casa de radmegan goes, most of my vegetables have ceased production for the season.

in words and pictures: Indoor Tabletop Water Garden

The pitchers on my carnivorous plants are browning. My sweet little alien-like conophytums and lithops were covered up last week to protect against too much rain. On the whole, my garden has closed up shop for the winter. Scrap Project Roundup. I have been trying to finish up all of my Holiday crafting, so I got behind on my scrap fabric projects last week.

Scrap Project Roundup

To make it up to all of you, here are a bunch of super cute scrap fabric projects I found on Pinterest! Above you will see a fabric scrap Memory game, found at Babble. This is a great wall art project using fabric scraps and embroidery hoops, from The Purl Bee. While this project just uses fabric swatches, you could certainly do some embroidery on your scraps to add even more visual interest. Here are some garden flags from Design Sponge. A fantastic fabric mosaic, as wall art, by Cart Before the Horse. Tutorial-Credit Card Holder. I just finished a giveaway at Tatertots & Jello & Jen was kind enough to let me guest post on her super blog! Now I can very proudly add one of those buttons that goes......I was featured on;) Well here is how to make Mini Lauren.............a trifolf credit card holder with a trigger clip:) 4.5"(12cm) wide x 3.5"(9.5cm) high when closed 9"(23.5cm) long when fully open including the flap.

The slots are 3"(7.5cm) by 4.5"(12cm) each. · One exterior panel 5”(12.7 cm) x 7.5”(19 cm) Serendipity (otherwise known as a diy laundry bag) Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That. Japanese Kusudama, this tutorial is featured on Craftuts Anyone can do that, I assure you.

The proof: I can, just take a quick look at my result below. And, believe me, I am neither meticulous nor particularly patient. Everyday Mom Ideas: Scrap Paper Tree Centerpiece Tutorial (Featured guest blogger) Hi there! I'm Sharon from Two Girls Being Crafty, and I am so delighted to be today's guest blogger on Everyday Mom Ideas! Thank you so much, Julia, for having us. My co-blogger, Tristin, and I create fun and inexpensive crafts that anyone could do. A Fun DIY Idea To Keep Kids Entertained At Weddings.

This is such a simple yet brilliant idea… All you need is a printer, some card, pencils and a disposable camera! {via Martha Stewart Weddings} Send children on a photo scavenger hunt with this game of i-spy! Conduit press. So, I’ve been talking about this ‘new work’/new line/new idea thing for quite some time. If not here, then on Facebook, or Twitter, or, you know, that thing called ‘real life’. And, for a lot of that time I was just blowing steam. Crocheted Doily Rug. Two more things to cross off my crafty to-do list: 1. make a giant rug sized crochet doily 2. try crocheting with zpagetti, the recycled fabric remnant yarn made in, you guessed, it The Netherlands! Circle Zip Earbud Pouch Tutorial - Dog Under My Desk. Happy Hippity Hop!