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~ Tuesday Tute ~ Suede Flowers. Felt Rose tutorial and pattern. Hello everyone! 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. I hope you all enjoy and let me know if you make some of these! * This tutorial is provided for personal use only. Tags: felt, felt flower, felt roses, pattern, Roses, tutorial. Fishtail Braided Bracelet. By KRetroK | Fishtail braided bracelet [button size="small" color="green" style="none" new_window="true" link=" Daily DIY Tumblr[/button] Try this easy,lovely and awesome DIY from The Daily DIY!

Customize it with different color strings,add some beads or anything else you would like it to have!! You need: -22-26 inches of waxed linen string (or 1-2mm leather cord) 48 inches of twine or string (more or less depending on the thickness of your string) step one: take your waxed linen, fold it in half, and tie a knot in the end leaving a small loop. step two: lay your second string out in a straight line and place your knotted waxed linen near in the middle. start braiding as shown. step three: as you’re braiding, pull up on the string to tighten your stitches. step seven: if desired, stagger loose stitches between sections of tighter stitches to create a decorative design as seen in the tutorial banner (bottom 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. 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. I promise I did them after looking through these pics. WOW! I thought I would start off with a Flower, I too, just learned how to make. Material: Time-Roughly 20 minutes about 28 inches of Ric Rac ( This will make a flower about 2 inches in diameter) Suggestion: The thicker the Ric Rac the better Felt (Any Color) One sheet will be fine depending on how many flowers you want to make.

Optional: Hair Clips, leaves or buttons Step One: Take the two pieces and hot glue them together. Note: You want to glue them together as if they are a mirror of one another. Step two: Lock in each curve of the first piece with the second. Say to yourself “over,under,over, under”. *If your piece does not look like this, then you most likely glued the two pieces going the wrong direction. Pretty right? Cute right? Solid perfume pocket watch locket. Try as I might, I cannot seem to grasp even the most basic of feminine beauty rituals.

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. The old pocket watch appeals to my tomboy side, and I love its versatility; you can wear it as a necklace or pin, or simply tuck it into your pocket or purse.

I can’t wait to make one and give my feminine sensibilities a little boost :) Thanks for sharing this tutorial with us, Mandy! Read the full how-to after the jump! Creating your own solid perfume is extremely satisfying. Materials Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 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. 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. It was a fun swap and this pincushion sewing box was one of my creations from the materials I received from my partner. I was inspired by this Altoids project which used a magnetic sheet on the inside of the lid to hold needles and such. There are lots of different crafting versions and great ideas on the web for reusing the tins.

Over at Craftsters Rackycoo’s tutorial is outstanding and has step-by-step photos showing how to decorate your tin. Tags: Altoids, pincushion, recycled-crafting, tin. 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. Add a couple T of mod podge into your mason jar Add one ramekin of color into the jar and stir to incorporate it all together With a bowl underneath, carefully twist the jar around coating the whole inside with the mod podge/food coloring mixture. Let dry upside down on the paper Do the same with the other colors. Place the jars face down on top of wax paper and a cookie sheet into an oven, set on warm. When they're ready, they'll look clear and the mixture should lose most of its streaks. Gift Ideas for Poor Creative Souls (10)

Posted by: Cathy on May 22, 2012 Tagged in: Untagged I just loved this Paint swatch chandelier! What a wonderful idea and those paint swatches you can pick up for free. You can use an old lampshade and use the frame or pick up an old one from the thrift store. These are the materials you'll need: - paint swatches in the same tones or you can use multi-colored if you prefer - wire frame from old lampshade (this will hang upside down) - large circular hole puncher - cellotape - cotton thread - scissors Start punching your circles from your paint swatches. Lay out your paint medallions, coloured side down, in the desired order. Turn your lamp shade upside down and fasten it somewhere where it can hang freely. The full tutorial can be seen here. For tutorials on how to market yourself online, click here. 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. 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. Supplies: · Synthetic Silky Fabric · Scissors · Candle (preferably a tea light) Additional supplies: · Needle and Thread, Glue Dots or Glue Gun · Buttons and/or Beads Directions: 1. Make the largest one’s diameter about half an inch larger than you want the diameter of the flower, as the petals will end up shrinking a bit. 2. You can also cut around the pattern and skip the drawing part, it just might not be as uniform . . . but with these, uniform isn’t necessary. 3. Cut just inside the drawn lines to make a circle out of the fabric. 4. 5.

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.

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: What You Need Glass Jars (Either save your old pickle jars or pick up some cheapies at a thift store)Glow Paint, as many colors as you want (Find it at a craft store or any place that sells craft supplies)Small Paintbrushes Optional Whisk GlitterSmall Spray BottleWater How You Do It: Make sure your jars are clean (Spaghetti sauce smears don’t look so hot when lit up)Assemble your supplies Pour Paint into small bowls (ones you don’t care if they might … *cough* … be glowing for many years to come.)

Dip your paintbrush into the paint and try to coat the bristles evenly. Continue tapping the brushes with the various colors of paint until you get the desired coverage and colors. Once you’re all done, allow the paint to dry. Gonna try this for yourself? 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. After a recent trip to beautiful Hawaii I had a few things to display and more pictures than could ever fit into a frame. To avoid the overly cluttered look I used the Alphabet Frames and some favorite pictures all with the same color tones to create the words “Hana Hou” (used in Hawaii to say “once more” or “again”). 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}. 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!).

Full instructions and printable templates below! (BTW I remember seeing something similar in a popup book years ago. If anyone knows of the book then do let me know!). How to 1. (If you have a cutting machine then see note at end of post!) Cut along the black lines and score the grey lines. 3. 5. 7. Edited to add: The lovely Kayla from saynotsweetanne has send me a .dfx file of the card which you can use if you have a cutting machine. 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. I also made a rainbow gift topper….no surprise there then! Happy Monday everyone!

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. This is definitely simple to make, and a little more fun than the typical rectangular zippered pouch! I can see these as the perfect gift for teenage cousins or nieces or girlfriends or even teacher gifts. Fun, quick, and cute! UPDATE: I have completely re-written this tutorial with twice as many bright, clear photos and more detailed instructions and it is available as a pattern in my pattern shop.

First, download the pattern template HERE. Cut from main fabric: 1 circle 2 half circles 1 tab Cut from lining fabric: 1 circle 2 half circles Cut from batting (or medium weight interfacing, if you prefer): 1 circle 2 half circles You will also need a 1″ wide nylon 5″ or longer zipper. Place one lining half circle right side up and place the zipper right side up on top. Soothe Winter Skin with this Homemade Sugar Scrub. Bohemian Chic Hair Pin. How to make boxes from paint swatches. 22 Project Ideas for Crafting With Twigs and Branches | The New Home Ec.

Quilling with Quilled Creations. Inspired by Yulia Brodskaya. Magnetic Katamari Pattern « Amy’s Babies.


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) 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.