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21 DIY Candy Bouquet Tutorials. 2.2K Flares Twitter 5 Facebook 0 Pin It Share 2.2K 2K+ Google+ 2 2.2K Flares × Candy is a universal language which is what makes it the perfect gift for any occasion.

21 DIY Candy Bouquet Tutorials

I am planning Christmas gifts and birthday gifts early this year and one of the things I’d like to do is make candy bouquets. DIY Wedding Ornament - DIY Christmas Crafts. Why buy a generic ornament to mark your first wedded Christmas when you can create one that is truly unique to you?

DIY Wedding Ornament - DIY Christmas Crafts

Why buy a generic ornament to mark your first wedded Christmas when you can create one that is truly unique to you? These Wedding Invitation Ornaments from our blogger friend Jen at are quick, easy, and inexpensive to make; they'll showcase a couple's love for years to come. Eine Box mit Anleitung…. Ganz speziell für Dani.

Eine Box mit Anleitung….

Ich hatte letztes Jahr das Vergnügen mit Dani Macarons zu backen. Es war ein herrlicher Tag. Obwohl wir uns gar nicht kannten, nur von Mails, war mir Dani sofort vertraut und irgendwie so, als würden wir uns ein Leben lang kennen. Dani sitzt gerade an ihrem ersten Backbuch und sie darf gerade tüfteln, was das Zeug hält. Und wie ich schätze, ist sie für jede Art von Verpackung dankbar, die sich zum Verpacken von Leckereien eignet. DIY Wedding Favor Bags With A Twist. There is something brilliantly refined and luxurious about paper which has been sewn on a sewing machine.

DIY Wedding Favor Bags With A Twist

The string through the paper adds texture and a surprising little detail many people just can’t resist to carefully touch when they see it. I absolutely love these little DIY wedding favor bags. Every time I see them it dazzles me how easy and cheap they are to make! One sheet of 8.5x11" (A4) paper makes two small bags. The bags are perfect for small “light weight” treats like Salt Water Taffies or similar. Cosmetic Bag Free.pdf. 30 Creative, Crafty Ways to Store Your Jewelry. Free People Clothing Boutique Blog. UPDATE: This post originally ran on March 23 2011, but with summer winding down we wanted to bring it back up for some late summer inspiration!

Free People Clothing Boutique Blog

A fellow fp girl sent this to me a couple weeks back and i’ve been thinking about it ever since! I can think of a million reasons why these would be awesome… as apartment décor, as outdoor party décor, and – wouldn’t they be the best thing EVER for camping in general or at a festival? Just let them sit in the sun all day, and they’ll last all night! 20 brilliant things to make in a jar. Via: Start saving your old jam jars!

20 brilliant things to make in a jar

From cakes to herb gardens, pies to photo frames, and even entire meals … here are 20 fantastic things you never knew you could make with a jar. (Above: red velvet cupcakes in a jar. Get the recipe here). Via:


Mugs. 20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects. Thursday, June 14, 2012 4:30 am, Posted by Chris Groves | Internet 20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects Topics: At Home Project Ideas , Creative DIY Home Projects , Do It Yourself Projects for 2012 , Fun How To Projects , What to Do with Extra Stuff Are you bored and have a bunch of extra little items hanging around here and there? Well we were in the same boat so we decided to round up 20 different awesome at home projects you can do. Anything from soda pop cap lids to spoons and more.

You honestly don’t know some of the creative things you can do with what could possible be junk.

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Valentine's. Eat Drink Chic. Dinosaur Birthday Invitations. My little guy is just obsessed with all things dinosaur.

Dinosaur Birthday Invitations

DIY Wedding Invitations. If you want to make your own wedding invitations, but aren't sure what's involved or where to begin, we're here to help!

DIY Wedding Invitations

We have all the materials and resources you'll need to create beautiful, personal DIY wedding invitations. Below you'll learn more about our extensive collection of paper and envelopes, decorative embellishments, crafting tools, and online resources that will help you through the invitation process. DIY Rustic Wedding - DIY Wedding Ideas, Decorations, Flowers for a Rustic Country Wedding. 16 Alternative Wedding Invitations And Save The Dates. DIY Wedding Favor Bags With A Twist. DIY Planter Box Centerpieces.

DIY Archive - Lisa Leonard Designs Blog. You’re going to love this DIY!

DIY Archive - Lisa Leonard Designs Blog

It’s a really fun holiday project that you can keep up all year! Supplies needed: - wood tree rounds - chalkboard paint (liquid, not spay paint) - paint brushes - paper mache deer (available at most craft stores) - exacto knife / scissors - glue gun - ribbon or fabric strips / tacks or small nails Paint an even layer of chalkboard paint on the wood rounds. While the paint is drying, it’s time to make the ‘taxidermy’ deer! Once the paint is dried, use a hot glue gun to attach the deer. Garden Wedding Ideas. Lighting Ideas for an Outdoor Wedding. As you may have gathered if you are a regular reader of the blog, I love outdoor weddings!

Lighting Ideas for an Outdoor Wedding

I love everything about them (apart from the British weather) But one of the things I love most is the lighting. (photo source) The lighting in an outdoor wedding can not only form a functional aspect to the day but create a beautiful form of decoration. In the summer months it may not get dark till 10pm but as dusk falls it’s time to get out your tea lights, fairy lights……whatever takes your fancy and add another level of atmosphere to your wedding. As a wedding planner, one fo my jobs is to light the tealights and make sure all the outdoor lighting is set up. (photo source) 32 Totally Ingenious Ideas For An Outdoor Wedding. Magic Boxes: A Life As Lou Online Class.

Due to popular demand, I am doing a tutorial on the Magic Boxes I showed off in some previous posts. To begin, choose your paper. You need six sheets of matching paper (preferably a heavier weight). Choose one for your outside, budgeting for a contrasting one for your lid, and 4 to create the inside boxes. Cut as follows (all measurement are in inches): Outside: 6 x 11 3/4ths Lid: 8.5 x 8.5 4 inner boxes: 8 x 8 The only challenging part of this project is creating the lid and inside compartments. 1. 2. fold the tips of your paper in so that they meet at the center. Fold in all four sides, and then unfold. 3. This fold gives you the sides of your box. 4. I have also colored four triangles. Gift box packaging tutorial. For the past few weeks I've been constantly reminded of how I need to throw out the mindset of "I just need this/that before I can do my project", and rather just use what I have.

One of my big problems is that I make something as a gift and then usually can't find appropriate packaging. So I've decided to start making my own. It works out WAY cheaper and if I keep it simple it only takes 10min. Here is a basic tutorial so that you can make your own too. First choose and download a free template from Mirkwood designs for the type of box that suites your need then follow the tutorial. The tutorial below is for 'milk box' packaging, template here, but the same technique applies to all the different box shapes. Print straight onto cardboard or trace the template like I did, because the cardboard I had was too big. Cut it out and with the back of your scissors trace along all the lines that need to be folded. Now fold your box and stick it together. Gift Wrapping Ideas. Last night I was wrapping up my gift for the Cold Hands, Warm Hearts gift swap by Much Love, Illy and SandyALaMode, and I realized something.

I may be "crafty" but I am sort of awful at wrapping presents.