Tie Dye Window Decorations. We’ve been having a lot of rainy weather around here and the kids have been stuck inside for over a week now.
The other day, the five-year-old and I stumbled upon an easy activity that kept him busy for over an hour. Melted Crayons Favor: DIY Wedding Ideas. Posted on May 23, 2011 by Christina If you are inviting kids to your wedding, you will love these favors made from melted crayons!
My girls and I had a blast making these melted crayons and we loved the final result. Hippo Paint. Make your own jellyfish in a bottle. & BhoomPlay. ~ Note for Thai fans ~ เป็นโพสเก่าที่มีแฟนบล๊อกจากต่างประเทศขอมาให้เขียนเป็นภาษาอังกฤษนะคะส่วนแฟนบล็อกที่ยังไม่เคยอ่านเรื่องนี้เลย ฉบับภาษาไทยดูที่นี่ค่ะ The other day, while I was thinking to get something to put in the water bottle for Bhoom to shake for fun.
I saw a plastic grocery bag next to me and then this idea popped up. I think.. well, give it a try. With some trials and errors, my little jellyfish comes alive just like I thought it would be. : ) When daddy and son first saw it, they’re surprised with their jaws wide open. How to turn "water" into marbles. Tot Treasures: SLIME. Don't you LOVE it when your little one is over the moon about an activity you shared together?!
I do!! This morning we made RAINBOW SLIME and Biscuit was beside herself with excitement. There are a few ways to make slime, however I found this recipe works best ~ 1 1/2 cups of CLEAR glue and 1 1/2 cups of liquid starch. The liquid starch we used was the brand STA-FLO, you can find it at your local grocery store with the laundry detergent or you can purchase on amazon. You mix it all together, separate the slime into a few small bowls and add food coloring to each bowl.
Wedding High: DIY Cloud Lights for your Wedding. How amazing would these look hung around your reception hall or indeed at an outdoor ceremony!
And super easy to make too!! How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color. We love using chalkboards as backdrops for displays and parties (like this one here!).
So we were super excited to learn that you can create your own custom colors-and it's really easy! We first learned how from Martha Stewart whose tutorial you can read here. She recommends that you use latex paint, but we tried it out with acrylic paints with much success. Here's how you too can create your own chalkboard paint... Supplies: 1/2 cup acrylic paint (choose any color you like, or mix colors together to make the perfect shade!)
1. 2. Once your chalkboard has fully dried be sure to slate the surface before using it for the first time. Toddler Crafts. Absorbing Artwork. Tween Crafts - Fun, Cool Crafts for Tweens. 52 Weeks Project. How To Felt Over Soap - Mielkes Fiber Arts. How to felt over a bar of soap!
These step-by-step directions include a lot of pictures, so please be patient while they download. The pictures were taken about a minute apart, so the whole process only takes about 15 - 20 minutes from start to finish. The "hands" in the photos belong to Amy, and the words are Andrea's. P.S. Since posting these directions, we've had a lot of questions about felted soap. Wet felting only works with wool or other protein fibers (such as llama or angora). (c) 2001, 2008 Amy and Andrea Mielke (715) 435-4494 www.mielkesfiberarts.com Back to Useful Information page Back to Felting page Top.
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. You can also purchase them new in art and crafts shops but recycling makes this project more fun. "Stained Glass" Votive Holders. By Jenny Ryan Many times when I’m at the grocery or drug store, I can’t resist throwing a few scented votive candles in my cart.
When I’m ready to burn them, it’s easy enough to sit one on a cute little vintage china saucer, but I recently decided to try and find a fancier display solution for them. I also wanted the project to be inexpensive, and the materials used to be things I already had on hand. Do stuff! & Ten minute no-sew recycled t-shirt bag! Tutorial time!
I got a gig teaching a recycled t-shirt project at the library a few months ago, with a request for a recycled tee bag – the only bags I’d made from tees in the past had required sturdy sewing, and I didn’t want hand-sewing to be the only thing holding the bottom closed in a class version of the bags, so I started brainstorming about some kind of hand-sewing-friendly or no-sew bag idea…. and here’s what I came up with! The simplest version of these bags is great for smaller tees, or the more light-weight kind of girl-tees – just turn the bottom of the shirt into a drawstring and tie it closed!
As you can see, even with a not huge tee, this will still leave a significant hole in the bottom of your bag, but for purposes like grocery shopping, this size hole shouldn’t really matter…