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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. You can see the pieces you will need to make one rose in the image above. 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. 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. 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?

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7710_32da.jpeg (JPEG Image, 435×3307 pixels) Tinted Mason Jars in Rainbow. Gift Ideas for Poor Creative Souls (10) Posted by: Cathy on May 22, 2012.

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. 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.

Halloween Craft Idea: Firefly Glow Jars

Pretty sweet right? Nature-Inspired Paper Projects. Shadow Box Photo Display for Photographers. Need help turning your post-vacation keepsake clutter into a divine display?

Shadow Box Photo Display for Photographers

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. Step 2: Remove the label inside the shadow box and attach your 12×12 print using the double sided tape. {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}.

I finally decided to make this pixely popup heart card! They are really minimal (which I love) and take about 20 minutes to make (that includes the card, insert and envelope). You can even make some pixely confetti to put inside the card (if you are a big kid like me!). 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 giverslog.com 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. Paper Flower Roundup. As promised, here is a roundup from around the web of some gorgeous paper flowers! All of these would be great for weddings, home decor or a gift for your special someone this Valentine's Day!

Above you will see a rose that I made thanks to a great tutorial and template from Ellinee. I tried several roses, I will post more photos of mine at the bottom of this post, and I can say that regular copy paper (or paper of a similar weight) is easiest for these, though you can also make them with card stock and vellum without too much trouble. I really love these as I have seen several tutorials for roses around the web that are either too simple and so don't look very realistic or need you to cut out every single petal individually (and who has the time to do all that?). The rose template even comes in several colors so you could print it out onto white copy paper and get a variety of colors! Of course, no paper flower roundup is going to be complete without mention of my own tutorials! Circle Zip Earbud Pouch Tutorial - Dog Under My Desk.

I use a little zippered pouch to carry around my earbuds since they are the fancy microphone ones and I don’t want them to break or get tangled. Some of you have commented that you are looking for some small, simple gift ideas. 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. In the winter months however, my skin completely dries out on me. Bohemian Chic Hair Pin. Yet another DIY! 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. You'll need paint swatches, double-stick tape, an X-acto knife, ruler, and cutting mat. For the box bottom, cut a 1/2" strip off each of the two rounded ends of the swatch. 22 Project Ideas for Crafting With Twigs and Branches. Quilling with Quilled Creations. Inspired by Yulia Brodskaya. Magnetic Katamari Pattern « Amy’s Babies. By Amy Shimel.

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Tiny Nintendo Character Stud Earrings! - JEWELRY AND TRINKETS. Nintendo Perler Bead Coaster Set. Princess Zelda baby blanket for Baby Zelda!! Sewing. Perler Beads® This to That (Glue Advice) This to That (Glue Advice) For the strongest bond we recommend: LePage's Metal EpoxyJ-B WeldFaststeel Epoxy Putty if you have gaps to fill For a less toxic alternative we recommend: Hot Glue Remember, put the glue on the metal first, then contact it to the styrofoam!

Whenever you are gluing metal it's a good idea to clean it first with steel wool or sandpaper. Styrofoam is a plastic that has been whipped up like a milkshake and then cured that way. Never use an adhesive that contains a solvent. How to Turn a Pallet into a Garden. Good news and bad news. I had planned to film a short video showing you how to make a pallet garden, but the weather didn’t cooperate. 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. "Life is Beautiful" created by Yoichi Yamauchi (Yami), is an arrangement of 427 individual models. Top left: Health. Bottom left: Happiness. Top right: Have Dreams. Bottom right: Most beautiful. Yami Yamauchi is an origami enthusiast, teacher, and innovator who has created many, many models that inspire and delight folders of all ages.

"Within a single sheet of paper exist unlimited beautiful forms, which you will enjoy, ORIGAMI. "