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~ Tuesday Tute ~ Suede Flowers. Felt Rose tutorial and pattern. Hello everyone!

Felt Rose tutorial and pattern

Today I am going to share the last felt flower pattern, a lovely rose =] I am also very excited because for the first time I made a video tutorial, sadly Ken had the video camera so I had to make the video with my laptop, so I am sorry if I am a little far – I tried!! Next time I will practice and with the tripod and camera I am sure it will be easier =] Your color choice of felt (I used 3 9″x12″sheets in different colors, and used a little bit more than half for each flower)Thread, needle and scissors.Hot glue gun.Download the pattern in case you need it (You will find 4 different sizes for you to play with!

) **The download on the left is a PDF format file, so you will need to have Abobe Reader installed on your PC or MAC. Fishtail Braided Bracelet. By KRetroK | Fishtail braided bracelet [button size="small" color="green" style="none" new_window="true" link=" Daily DIY Tumblr[/button]

Fishtail Braided Bracelet

String Heart. Magic Duct Tape Wallet. It's a magic wallet, made out of duct tape.

Magic Duct Tape Wallet

The magic wallet has been done before, but I decided to make one, dirt cheap. This should last a while, and if it gets destroyed, just take another fifteen minutes and make another one. The story behind it... Well, I was watching QVC, and I saw that they were selling "magic wallets" for 20 dollars for a set of two. I thought, OMG, who in their right mind would pay that much for something that they can make with stuff around their house?? There is a magic wallet instructable out there already, and it is good, if you know how to sew. A Tutorial: Fabulous Ric Rac Flowers » Matilda Jane Clothing Rocks. Let me start out with a warning or sorry of some sort.

A Tutorial: Fabulous Ric Rac Flowers » Matilda Jane Clothing Rocks

The warning is because I have never done a Tutorial before, so I hope this is helpful and easy to follow. The sorry is for how horrible my nails look. Solid perfume pocket watch locket. Try as I might, I cannot seem to grasp even the most basic of feminine beauty rituals.

solid perfume pocket watch locket

I’m constantly struggling to master rudimentary hair and makeup techniques, and my one-time foray into the “subtle” art of perfume left everyone in the room with burning nostrils. This DIY solid perfume locket from artisanal perfumer Mandy Aftel is something I can definitely stand behind, though. Mandy only uses pure and natural ingredients to create her perfumes, and this solid scent can be easily applied with no risk of over-dousing.

Paint Swatch Art. Altoid. Step One: Cut a piece of felt 3 3/4"W x 4 3/4"L and two triangles for the sides.


Mine was 3 1/2" at it widest and 1 1/2" deep Step Two: pin the triangle in place and stitch triangle to the square (see picture) I used a blanket stitch but any stitch you want will be fine Step Three: separate your Altoid's tin into two pieces, this will make it easier to paint. Once separated, paint on a coat of primer and let dry according to manufacturers instructions. Altoids Pincushion Tin. Posted on June 18, 2011 Here is my version of an Altoids tin repurposed into a pincushion and sewing gadget box.

Altoids Pincushion Tin

The materials used in this project were from an Envelope of Doom (EOD) swap I participated in. If you aren’t familiar with an EOD swap, its where you put some crafting materials into an envelope and mail them off to your partner. The challenge is to use the materials you receive to make things for your partner and then return the finished items back to your swap partner.

I’m Wild About Wrap Watches…How About You?


7710_32da.jpeg (JPEG Image, 435×3307 pixels) Tinted Mason Jars in Rainbow. I love using mason jars for decorating and a seemingly endless supply of craft projects. But rainbow tinted mason jars, just like the vintage ones you can never find anymore? This one might be my favorite project with mason jars yet! Mason Jars Mod Podge in Gloss (buy it here) Food coloring Ramekins to mix colors Newspaper or paper bag Mix food coloring with a T or so of water into individual ramekins. You can do any color combination you like. Gift Ideas for Poor Creative Souls (10)

Posted by: Cathy on May 22, 2012 Tagged in: Untagged.

Gift Ideas for Poor Creative Souls (10)

Always Chrysti - Always Chrysti - 100+ Ways to Creatively Reuse Old Magazines. Simply Vintagegirl Blog » Blog Archive » Tutorial: How to Make Lovely Fabric Flowers. 29 May 2010 These elegant fabric flowers are very simple to make . . . and only take a few basic supplies.

Simply Vintagegirl Blog » Blog Archive » Tutorial: How to Make Lovely Fabric Flowers

The finished product is delightfully lovely, and at times can look like a real flower! Every flower will turn out differently and that is part of the beauty! If you haven’t used those tea lights in a while, now’s the time! I hope you enjoy making these as much as we do . . . below are instructions with pictures on how to make your own. Wall-E Art. Realistic Duct Tape Rose. Assemble and Present! Bow tie paper clips from fabric scraps. I had a couple little scraps left over from stiffened fabric projects, and after fiddling with them, I noticed they'd easily make tiny bows.

Bow tie paper clips from fabric scraps

Which I attached to paper clips because... I don't know why. These could work as bookmarks, on wedding invitations, Valentines, etc. Or attach the bows to hair clips for little girls or pencils for bridal shower games. I used fabric scraps, stiffener, large paper clips, a scissors, an iron, twist ties (or wire), and a hot glue gun. Apply stiffener to your scraps (learn more here) and iron them flat. Form the longest strip into a loop, overlapping the ends generously. Pinch the "tail" strip in the center the same way.

Then attach the bow to the tails using a piece of wire. Use the tiny remaining strip of fabric to attach the bow to the paper clip. Trim the tails to the length you like. Halloween Craft Idea: Firefly Glow Jars. If any of you are Pinterest freaks like me, you might have seen this picture making its way around many boards. Pretty sweet right? I thought so, too. Soooo…I decided to make some for myself! Check it out: Nature-Inspired Paper Projects. Shadow Box Photo Display for Photographers. Need help turning your post-vacation keepsake clutter into a divine display? Our resident do-it-yourself expert, Ashley Campbell, has just what you’ve been looking for: As spring break and summer approach many families begin planning vacations and time to just enjoy being together.

In my family unpacking from a trip often includes trying to find places to store or display random keepsakes we’ve picked up along the way. A shadow box is a great way to show off those little items in an clean and classy way. Filling your shadow box with too many pictures or items and result in framed collection of clutter. Supplies: 12×12 Shadow Box 12×12 print a select few of your keepsakes double sided tape craft supplies (clothespins, masking tape, decorative labels, hot glue gun, etc.)

Step 1: Create your background using the Alphabet Frames templates. {Valentines day} pixelated popup card. I‘ve been scratching my head trying to come up with a card for my hubby {AKA the non-romantic type}. Woven paper gift topper. I‘m pretty chuffed with these woven paper gift toppers. They are a sinch to make and look really great with recycled newspaper wrap.

The idea originated from this woven yarn gift topper which you can see at and from this image which comes from the book More Last Minute Knitted Gifts. How-to ♥ Cut some strips of colored paper. Mine were 0.5cm wide. They need to be long enough to wrap around your gift. Paper Flower Roundup.

As promised, here is a roundup from around the web of some gorgeous paper flowers! Circle Zip Earbud Pouch Tutorial - Dog Under My Desk. Soothe Winter Skin with this Homemade Sugar Scrub. Winter skin has been an issue for me, for as long as I can remember. All summer long I swim, garden and hike around in the Southern California sun. Occasionally I will leave my skin outdoors for too long, turning it bright pink (never the deep, creamy brown my mom and sister have) but it always bounces right back to my soft, milk-white and freckly skin. Bohemian Chic Hair Pin. How to make boxes from paint swatches. If you've got paint chips sitting around begging to be made into something, try folding them into boxes for paperclips, thumbtacks, party favor candies, or tiny gifts.

I made these from Behr swatches, available at Home Depot. 22 Project Ideas for Crafting With Twigs and Branches. By craftyamy | Autumn is coming quickly, and I’ve been doing the hamster dance in anticipation. Quilling with Quilled Creations. Inspired by Yulia Brodskaya. Magnetic Katamari Pattern « Amy’s Babies.

By Amy Shimel About the Magnets.


Tiny Nintendo Character Stud Earrings! - JEWELRY AND TRINKETS. Nintendo Perler Bead Coaster Set. Hey everyone! Princess Zelda baby blanket for Baby Zelda!! Sewing. Perler Beads® This to That (Glue Advice) This to That (Glue Advice) How to Turn a Pallet into a Garden.

Crafty_tardis: I posted this over on dw_cosplay and som. Inspiring DIY. MagicWallet.pdf (application/pdf Object) Fireworks.pdf (application/pdf Object) Mari's Origami Home.