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DIY storybook paper roses. DIY storybook paper roses You’re going to love today’s DIY project so much that you’re going to want to start tearing pages out from old books tonight!

DIY storybook paper roses

Remember the storybook roses in Shanna + Richard’s wedding? Sweet, right? Recycle a phone book into a pen organizer. Spring is finally approaching, and with it comes a familiar sound… the thud of a new phone book landing on the front porch.

Recycle a phone book into a pen organizer

In our area, Jo and I are inundated with as many as 4 or 5 new phone books every Spring, from different publishers all trying to compete in the advertising biz. Of course nobody needs that many phone books, and I usually just toss all but one of them in the recycling bin, but this year I decided to try to upcycle one of them into something fun. Wedding Invitation Ornament. Hourglass Christmas Ornament. Hello there!

Hourglass Christmas Ornament

It’s Melissa of I Still Love You. I’m here to share with you a quick paper ornament tutorial that you can do with objects you’re likely to find already at home! I’m not one to decorate for the holidays, I’ve said this before, and I just don’t think I can really justify buying/making crazy amounts of Christmas (or any holiday) decorations when I don’t even own the home I live in. If the decorations can’t fit in one rubbermaid container, I’m not buying it or making it. These little DIY ornaments are easy enough to duplicate over & over. Or Cricut ! This ornament design is heavily inspired by my sister-in-law Shelley. X-acto knifedecorative paperthreadneedleclear taperibbonCricut cutter (optional) Cut out your ornament pattern. Make sure your paper is right side up & with your threaded needle, go in the first slit.

Pencil Flower Posey / For the Home. With a little bit of time and just a few supplies, you can make this easy and fun Pencil Flower Posey.

Pencil Flower Posey / For the Home

It’s sure to brighten the day and the desk of your favorite teacher. Below you’ll find five simple flower designs to try, using four different Fiskars craft punches. I encourage you to look in your tool box, grab a few of your favorite punches, do some experimenting, and try making some designs of your own. There’s so much variety in the world of flowers – let your imagination go wild and create all sorts of lovely blooms. Rose Wreath Tutorial. Thank you for all your wonderful comments about this wreath.

Rose Wreath Tutorial

It is a bit time consuming, but totally worth it. Supplies: 12 inch foam wreath Cardstock – I used 8.5 x 11 scissors hot glue gun spray adhesive glitter – I like Martha Stewart’s crystal fine glitter 1 1/2 yards sheer ribbon 1. I made two different sized circles. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Paper Mache Clay. Several years ago I developed a new recipe for a sculptural material I call “paper mache clay.”

Paper Mache Clay

This material is so easy to use and so easy to make that I now use it exclusively for all my paper mache sculptures. The recipe has now gone “viral” and is being used by artists all over the world. It might be a bit more accurate to call this material “home-made air-dried cellulose-reinforced polymer clay,” but that’s way too hard to say (or type!) , so for now, let’s just call it paper mache clay. Twirly Paper Snowflake Tutorial. Last of the 3 part snowflake tutorial series. Hope you have been having fun making the other two snowflakes, cookie cutter paper snowflake and piping paper snowflake. Then a surprise forth snowflake, the twisted paper snowflake. If you make something using this tutorial, please upload pictures of it in our Flickr group to show it off to everyone.

You may be featured on Simply Modern Mom. Patterned Paper Wreath - Remix! Did you know that the first post Sharon and I ever worked on together was her Patterned Paper Wreath?

Patterned Paper Wreath - Remix!

It was several months ago, before Two Girls Being Crafty was even a thought, and I was blogging elsewhere. Pappersgran – Craft of the Day, paper Christmas tree. Det finns lite olika varianter på den här idén har jag sett (se t ex Ellas Inspiration, @ Down Under, Martha Stewart och Fru Fly).

pappersgran – Craft of the Day, paper Christmas tree

Mina pappergranar gjorde jag med hjälp av pepparkaksmått. Deck of cards = awesome, easy, romantic gift! - OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS. 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. Tip: Make sure that you keep the different petals separated. DIY Lightshade.

Paper Starburst Pendant Light. Coffee Filter Paper Lantern. How cool is this!?

Coffee Filter Paper Lantern

Here is step by step, but see it originally here at Parlour... Coffee Filter Roses. Back in my failed former days as a window dresser, I got some good advice from Tanja, the Grand Dame of the cosmetics department. Originally from Romania, Tanja was widely renowned for her eyebrow waxing skills and had arrived at a point in her career when she only had to take one appointment a day, then happily dragged it out all afternoon. Most of the time was spent smoking and laughing and singing gypsy folk songs about beet salad, then more smoking and dispensing advice about important things like men, business, and unwanted hair. Of the many things I learned from Tanja, there are three golden nuggets that stand out; Never brush your teeth with blue toothpaste.Men with excessively bushy eyebrows are likely to cheat on their wives.Women will buy anything wrapped in roses.

*Women married to men with excessively bushy eyebrows should expect a lot of roses. A week after Tanja dropped that old chestnut, my new boss gave me the task of revamping a central display table. SHAZAM! Materials: Gift Ideas for Poor Creative Souls (17) Posted by: Cathy on Aug 04, 2012 Tagged in: Untagged. Tutorial 01: How to make a gift bag. November 8th, 2008 I’m doing a couple of craft sales running up to the festive period and was trying to think of an easy and nice way to wrap my goods without having to buy packaging…so looked around the house for stuff to recycle and settled on magazines. Origami Kusadama Flowers ∙ How To by B-E-R-R-Ä°-N on Cut Out. Scrapbooking, Crafts and Kids Crafts, Arts and Crafts, Easy Paper Crafts and Cards.