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Silhouette Blog. Michael Powell Art: Cross Stitch Kits, Tapestry, Greeting Cards. Rick Rack Rosettes. A friend gave me this flower ring and necklace, when she handed them to me I thought they were porcelain–there’s a very vintage feel to them.

Rick Rack Rosettes

From a distance you really can’t tell that they’re made out of rick rack! Yes, rick rack! She shared how to make them with me, and now I’m sharing with all of you readers! Tutorial: Scrap Buster Fall Pillow. This is my favorite thing to do with my little scraps, and since its Scrap Buster month over at Sew, Mama, Sew, I made a quick tutorial so you can make your own.

Tutorial: Scrap Buster Fall Pillow

This pillow cover is 16" square with an envelope back & the design possibilities are endless! I added some pillows I’ve previously made with this same method at the end of this post. Happy Sewing! You’ll Need: Simple Pop-Ups You Can Make! Beautiful Word Clouds. How to Make Leaf Skeletons | The Idea Room - StumbleUpon.

I wanted to share with you a project from one of my readers who shares with us how to make leaf skeletons.

How to Make Leaf Skeletons | The Idea Room - StumbleUpon

I LOVE this! I have several leafs in various forms displayed in my home and knew I needed to make some of her leaf skeletons to add to my decor. I love how a pattern of leaves can enhance the beauty in your home. So I asked Heather if she would mind sharing her project with you. You can find more great projects from Heather at her blog The Other White House. Karen ruane. Paper Flowers - Anyone Can Do That | FindInspirations.com - StumbleUpon. Japanese Kusudama, this tutorial is featured on Craftuts Anyone can do that, I assure you.

Paper Flowers - Anyone Can Do That | FindInspirations.com - StumbleUpon

The proof: I can, just take a quick look at my result below. Rolled paper flowers {tutorial} |&jones design company - StumbleUpon. Welcome to flower week – five days of simple and delightful flower projects.

rolled paper flowers {tutorial} |&jones design company - StumbleUpon

I could probably do three weeks of flowers because there are so many different ways to create them, but I’ve limited it to five of my current favorites. Before we get started, let me make a few disclaimers: 1. I find inspiration for projects all over the place {online, in shops, in magazines}, then figure out how to re-create them on my own. Folding Trees & Kusudama. The Japanese kusudama is a paper ball made out of multiple identical origami shapes glued together.

Folding Trees & Kusudama

They were traditionally used as a ball for incense or potpourri but now we see them more for decoration or as a gift. Today I am showing you part 1 on how to make the Japanese traditional shape. There are many different patterns to make a kusudama ball but I find this the easiest pattern to get started. This is also the pattern I used to make the pink flowers on the tree in the banner.