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Santa pants gift bag. How to Make a Santa Pants Wine Bag. Fabric Valentine hearts garland. I have a big aversion to heart-shaped jewelry, but I don't mind me some Valentine decorations!

Fabric Valentine hearts garland

Using some pieces of stiffened fabric, I made these easy folded fabric hearts. Once the fabric is treated (see here for the how to), it folds beautifully and doesn't fray. Start by making a set of paper templates. I layered and cut four identical heart shapes, then progressively shaved more off the sides of each one. Trace the four heart shapes onto the back side of a piece of stiffened fabric and cut them out. Beeswax Heart Candles on Sticks. Guest post by Margie Oomen of Resurrection Fern Today's Valentine's DIY's comes from the multi-talented Margie Oomen of Resurrection Fern. Margie (a rural physician) is well known for her beautiful crocheted river rocks and skill at finding treasures in nature. Have you ever visited her blog? She finds the most amazing things on her walks in the woods (even in the cold of winter)!

Margie has lavished us with three DIY's this week (we're so lucky)! Beeswax Heart Candles on Sticks Materials: lat sheets of beeswax, heart shaped cookie cutter, candlewick, bamboo skewer sticks First cut out some heart shapes from the beeswax with the cookie cutter. Stay tuned for Margie's other two DIY's coming soon! Margaret Oomen, a rural physician and textile artist, has been a gatherer and maker of things for as far back as she can remember. Handmade Valentine’s Day Gift Idea ~ Chocolate Love Notes. Oh you guys, I am so excited about this Valentine!

Handmade Valentine’s Day Gift Idea ~ Chocolate Love Notes

Most likely due to the fact that I have a horrible track record when it comes to Valentine’s Day gifts for my husband. I thought this idea was a great way to not just say I love you, but share all the things that I love about him. I wrote down things that I never have thought to tell him I love. For instance I love the way he laughs when he is with his friends. Something about it totally turns me on, and I am quite certain I have never told him. You could use anything, even a pack of gum, but I went with Hershey’s nuggets and wrapped them with scrapbook paper I cut down to size. Then using a simple running stitch, embroidered “i love…” on some muslin that I made into a little bag (you could use this tutorial, just make it smaller) to put all the chocolate love notes in. Now I just can’t decide if I should wait to give it to him, or give it to him tomorrow to count him down to the day.

As for my track record, ladies I am horrible! Mini Crepe Paper Flower Favors DIY. Jan 26 by Chiara Alberetti Milott I have to say, Valentine’s Day is one of my all-time favorite holidays.

Mini Crepe Paper Flower Favors DIY

Something about all the pink and red makes me giddy. Here are some sweet little Valentine’s Day favors – made with wax paper, and secured with mini crepe paper flowers on a toothpick. And although I made them with Valentine’s Day in mind, they really could be used for any event, from a baby shower to a wedding. Materials needed: crepe paper, toothpicks, scissors, glue, wax paper, a hole punch (I found the smaller size works better with the toothpicks), and some green paper and white-ink pen for name tags.

Step 1: Cut out 5 or 6 crepe paper petals, about 1/2-inch wide by 1-inch height, and follow Jordan’s great tutorial for crepe paper flowers here (steps 1-9 of her Basic Rose Instructions). Step 2: Tear off a 12-inch piece of wax paper. All-Natural Easter Egg Dye Recipes. Bluish-Gray Mix 1 cup frozen blueberries with 1 cup water, bring to room temperature, and remove blueberries.

All-Natural Easter Egg Dye Recipes

Blue Cut 1/4 head of red cabbage into chunks and add to 4 cups boiling water. Stir in 2 Tbsp. vinegar. Let cool to room temperature and remove cabbage with a slotted spoon. Jade Green Peel the skin from 6 red onions and simmer in 2 cups water for 15 minutes; strain. Add 3 tsp. white vinegar. Faint Green-Yellow Peel the skin from 6 yellow apples. Orange Take the skin of 6 yellow onions and simmer in 2 cups water for 15 minutes; strain. Faint Red-Orange Stir 2 Tbsp. paprika into 1 cup boiling water; add 2 tsp. white vinegar. YellowRich yellow: Simmer 4 oz. chopped carrot tops in 1-1/2 cups water for 15 minutes; strain.

Brown-Gold Simmer 2 Tbsp. dill seed in 1 cup water for 15 minutes; strain. Eggshell Votives. Easy Easter DIY DIY Tutorials - 10 Awesome Ideas! Posted by on måndag, april 2, 2012 · 2 Comments How do you take your eggs?

Easy Easter DIY DIY Tutorials - 10 Awesome Ideas!

Today’s post serves a delightful dish of 10+ hacky Easy Easter DIY ideas brought to you from the blogosphere.