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How to Make a Hot Air Balloon Ornament. I created a template below that you can download and print.

How to Make a Hot Air Balloon Ornament

You can resize it to the same proportion as your ornament. The easiest way to resize it would be to drag it into Microsoft Word and resize. You could get fancy and do it in photoshop or get even fancier and not use the template at all and find any basket texture and draw out a template for a box. If you just want to skip the basket making altogether see the alternative at the bottom of post. Step1. Step 2 When you cut out the template you can x non patterned side so you know which sides align.

Step 3 Remove the top basket and tape a nickel ,two pennies or anything that will weigh down the basket. Step 4 Tape one corner together. Step 5 Take string and attach tape onto string. Step 6 Attach string to corner that was taped in step 4 Step 7 Do step 4 - 6 for opposite corner. Step 8 Repeat with other string on other two corners of basket. Step 9 Glue the "trim" strip and place around top of basket. 旧灯泡DIY热气球。这个有一定难度啊 主要是…_来自以陌NANA的图片分享. DIY Craft Project: How to craft a twine-ball light garland {As featured on Rock n Roll Bride}

Time for another DIY craft project and today I’ll be showing you exactly how you can make this twine-ball light garland yourself.

DIY Craft Project: How to craft a twine-ball light garland {As featured on Rock n Roll Bride}

It’s one of those projects that’s a little bit messy and does take quite a bit of time, but it is so much fun. Plus you have a really cool piece of decor at the end of it. D.I.Y Paper Bird Cage Party Decor. D.I.Y - Rosebud Lights. Want to know how to spruce up plain fairy lights into something a bit more pretty?

D.I.Y - Rosebud Lights

Here's how I made these rosebud inspired string lights. You will need: -A set of plain (or coloured) LED fairy lights. Paper Crafting for Christmas. A little less than 2 weeks till the big day - is your home all decorated for the holidays already? I'm sure you can squeeze in a bit more festive-ness, can't you?

Here are some simple paper ornaments and decorations which we think you still have time for! My First Do-it-Yourself! My heart jumps any time I see the letters DIY.

My First Do-it-Yourself!

{Challenge & Giveaway!} Easter Lily Backdrop. How many of you have seen and fallen in love with this backdrop from BHLDN?

{Challenge & Giveaway!} Easter Lily Backdrop

And how many of you nearly passed out at the price tag?! {Roundup} Chandeliers! I had randomly mentioned to my Hubby a couple of weeks ago that I wanted to move our bedroom into the master bedroom (I know that sounds odd but when we had originally bought the place we put ourselves in the guest room because my younger sister was living with us and we wanted her to be able to have her own space.

{Roundup} Chandeliers!

The master bedroom was all the way to the back of the condo and had it's own bathroom so it made sense). Well, this casual mention was apparently taken to heart because I came home one day from work and he'd made the switch! What an awesome surprise to come home to; I got what I wanted and didn't even have to lift a finger for it! Glowing Outdoor Orbs. O.K.

Glowing Outdoor Orbs

Get ready for it … this one’s a doozy. Doozie? Doosey. The Earth Spectrum Mobile Chandelier by LilSproutCreations. Clear blue oceans, rich green lands and bright orange sunsets.

The Earth Spectrum Mobile Chandelier by LilSproutCreations

This beautiful mobile will inspire all the colors of our Earth in your home. Hang this above your baby's crib or child's bed where they can stare up at the bright and bold colors swaying in a gentle breeze of an open window. Or hang it in any area of your house as a colorful piece of modern art. Grace and light: Paper Punch Garland - A Photo Tutorial. Piece O' Cake Blog - Very cool curtain idea... Bliss Home in Knoxville was a shop on the walk between the Knoxville Convention Center (where the show was) and my hotel.

Piece O' Cake Blog - Very cool curtain idea...

This curtain/screen called out to me as I walked by. Each "string" is made from colorful hand-cut rectangles that were sewn together with heavy black thread. The strings were long, ceiling to floor length. At the top the strings were tied to metal rods that were suspended from the ceiling. On closer inspection, the colored rectangles were paint chips! Wedding Mason Jar Lanterns. I spent today with my Mom, sister Brooke, and Marcie, my sister-in-law and and Jen, sister-in-law-to-be.

Wedding Mason Jar Lanterns

Can I just say I love those women. We were busy with plans and decorations for the upcoming wedding of Josh (my brother) and Jen. I am so excited about the creative “Make it Do” ideas we have for the wedding… it’s going to be beautiful. How to Make Cherry Blossom Lights. I love the way the cherry trees outside my building bloom cheerfully each Spring. I wanted to bring the beauty of those cherry blossoms indoors so I made some out of tissue paper and to make them even more special I added LEDs These pretty lights are inexpensive and easy to make.

They are made mostly from material found at a dollar store. Upcycled Doily Lamp « I’ve been collecting vintage crochet doilies for several months, with plans to make this pendant lamp. Finally, now that the holidays are over and things have slowed down a bit, I took the time to make my first prototype. There are a few things I need to work out, but overall I am very pleased with how it turned out. The shadows that it creates on the ceiling and walls are just gorgeous. If all goes well, I’ll add it to my home line. Audible gasp.

Life on flower (I think it’s the little plaid scarf that does it...) DIY Paint Swatch Chandelier. A paint-swatch chandelier? I think so :) {Step 1} You’ll need a whole bunch of paint swatches in your desired colours (seriously, emphasis on the whole bunch part). I picked a variety of blush, pink and red hues so I could get a fancy ombre look to my chandelier but I can only imagine how many different looks you could go for with your own chandelier.

Using a scalloped paper punch you’ll need to punch about 40 -60 swatches into little medallions. Keep the medallions divided by colours in little saucers or cups like below. {Step 2} I bought my lamp shade (my chandelier base) from Lowes for about 5 bucks. {Step 3} Lay out your paint medallions, coloured side down, in the desired order. {Step 4} Flip your lamp shade upside down and fasten it somewhere where it can hang freely (I tied mine to the latch that opens and closes our air vent in our ceiling). Thanks to Jenna for the photos, as always. How to Make a Paper Snowflake.

Happy Black Friday, everyone! To follow up with Monday’s snowflake mood board, here are the templates and instructions on how to create these simple, yet beautiful, three-dimensional paper snowflakes PRINTING TEMPLATES: Open PDF of small, medium or large snowflake. Print the large template onto 6 pieces of white paper, the medium on 2 and the small on 1 page. This template will give you the guides to cut and fold. CUT & FOLD: Trim off extra paper then on the medium and small cut out the square pieces. FORMING THREE DIMENSIONAL SNOWFLAKE: Open and flatten each triangle back into a square. HANGING & DECORATING: Using a small punch, create a hole in top point so that you can run a string or fishing line through for hanging. Lia. DIY Valentine's Day Decorations. Wednes-DIY Home Décor: The Light Bulb Vase. Felt Ball Garland for Christmas. Pretty Paper Garland.

I've been wanting to play with some paper garland for a little while now. The design I had in my mind was much more delicate than what my sewing machine could handle, so I ended up hand-stringing these .5 inch white flowers. The result was really pretty - light and airy. Feather Christmas Ornaments! Cupcake Lights Are Sweet. SATURDAY, JULY 10, 2010 | Comments: 44 I found great looking cupcake tin liners at IKEA – they reminded me of small pleated lampshades. Within minutes, I created a softer look on a strand of bulbs hanging in my garden.

Using an X-Acto knife, make a cross cut in the bottom of the liner. Remove bulb from socket – slip on liner and replace bulb. You can find these in the kitchen supply section at IKEA. If you're using these indoors – the paper liners are fine. One package contains three different styles – so you can mix them up or use all the same.