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DIY: Owl Brooch. Thanks Arrielle for sending me the link to the owl brooch tutorial by Tammy.

DIY: Owl Brooch

The instructions are simple and easy, I guess anyone can do it (including me). With different colors of fabric you can create handmade holiday stocking stuffer, Christmas ornaments or a fun project to work on with kids. Go to Tammy's blog for template or bookmark this one for later! Craftster tutorial. Felt Fortune Cookies - Martha Stewart Holidays. How to Make Pom Pom Flowers. I have a thing for flowers that look like pom poms.

How to Make Pom Pom Flowers

Mums, allium, chive blossoms, dahlias – love ‘em! Since fresh flowers aren’t always in the budget, and because I have a brown thumb, I started thinking about what I could do to brighten up our apartment with flowers without actually using flowers. Soon, the idea for some sort of pom pom flower started bouncing around in my head, and this is what I came up with. How to make pom poms? I googled around and found a number of tutorials, including several that use the cardboard donut method, which can be found here, here, and here. Though my method basically follows the Bella Dia tutorial, I have made some slight variations, so I’ve posted my method below. What you’ll need for the project: yarn small, sharp scissors wire cutters a hot glue gun and glue sticks materials for the stems (paper or fabric covered floral wire or my favorite, branches or twigs) The more times you wrap the yarn, the fuller your pom pom will be.

Ta da! That Jolie Girl: Felt Flower Tutorial. I've been a bit obsessed with felt flowers for the last few years. It started when my sis asked me to make her wedding bouquet and 3 bridesmaids bouquets. I posted a tutorial on how I made her bouquet that you can see here. I'm so glad I got to create something so important for my sis's wedding. It was such a wonderful labor of love. I've gotten so many comments on that post asking how to make the actual flowers that I wanted to post this felt flower tutorial.

I use the Sizzix Big Kick Machine to cut out all of my flowers. The embroidery on the petals of the flower is what really makes these flowers shine. Design your flower Select the color and sizes of the felt pieces you want to use. (3 to 5 pieces works best)Select a bottom piece with no hole. In Need of Some Color. I'm desperate for a little color in my life.

In Need of Some Color

It's gray outside, yesterday it rained ice, something needs to change here. One of these items should do it, or I could just go get a tan on a beach somewhere. I'm okay with either option. [mosaic card; reclaimed wood; abstract print; bird pillow] Ready-To-Stitch Alphabet Sampler Sublime Stitching. An army of Boobeloobies « handsome things. I stumbled on Wilmarie Viljoen’s plushies on the Etsy South Africa page on Facebook and contacted her to tell us more about her Boobeloobies.

An army of Boobeloobies « handsome things

(yes that sounds strange) What is your background? I grew up in Pretoria in now live in Noordheuwel in Krugersdorp, Jhb with my husband Johan and my little boy of 2 ½ years named Wian. I’m actually an artist, I paint in acrylics and water colours, but haven’t had the time the last couple of years. Still, I needed something to keep me occupied, as I’m a stay at home mommy. How did you start the Boo! I’m a bit of a whacky soul, everybody I know I have a nickname for, and I use it, and that is where I got the idea of making a range of very unique, 100 % handmade kids toys/decoration called the BOO!

I started with a rabbit, and people noticed. I now have an extensive range, and I’m still working on the next ideas. Where can we buy your toys? Fabric fridge letters. So cute!

fabric fridge letters

*layer felt in between scraps of your favorite fabrics *pin together using straight pins and cut out the letters. *place dime-size round magnets (available at any craft store) in the middle of each one. *sew the edges closed. project and photos by The Daily B. Minis.