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D.I.Y FRIDAY. Photos: Kristin Ess + thebeautydepartment.com post designed by kristin ess So… after Lauren’s very pretty post on Wednesday, we got a lot of emails asking how to make a “Ring of Rosies” that will last.

D.I.Y FRIDAY

Here’s what you do! Start with a pair of scissors, a needle + thread, and small flowers. (I got ones that had stronger stems to use for the base, then I’ll add the more delicate ones later)[poke] carefully pierce a hole in the stem of the first flower. [thread through] gently feed the second flower through the pierced hole. Xx Kristin Tags: crown, d.i.y., do it yourself, floral crown, florals, flowers, hair, kristin ess, lauren conrad, pretty, ring of rosies, the beauty department, thebeautydepartment.com, tutorial. Recipe Card Maker. Welcome to Skip to my Lou As seen in the new book "Hand in Hand" Recipe Card Maker.

Recipe Card Maker

Skip to my Lou. Kumihimo H e a r t tutorial by =Gex78 on deviantART. DIY Paper Popsicle Memory Game. As a kid I adored the game 'Memory'.

DIY Paper Popsicle Memory Game

The truth is, I still do. Sure, it's not exactly what you would define as 'challenging' but there's something charming about it's simplicity. So, for a bit of cute fun I decided to re-create the game with a slight twist. I've replaced the cards with paper popsicles. Who doesn't love popsicles, right? Scatter these at a summer ice-cream social, bbq or picnic for a bit of interactive fun for guests! Smooth white A4 card (x2)Popsicle sticks (x12)ScalpelRulerCutting boardScissorsDouble-sided tapeColour printer Download and print out 2 pages of your popsicle designs. Use a scalpel and ruler to gently score along the dotted lines. Before you start cutting out your popsicles, keep in mind that you should be as precise as possible with your cutting as you want all your popsicles to look as identical as possible from the back. Cut out around the straight edges of your popsicles using the scalpel and ruler. { all images by Amy Moss } How to fold an origami star. The Madeleine Mini Bloomers.

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The Madeleine Mini Bloomers

I keep forgetting to post this so here it is. I've been wanting to sew a romper (or few) for this summer but I figured I should start with the shorts and once I had those down, graduate to the romper. So I started with these guys, and then I did non-pajama shorts, so I guess the romper is next! These were incredibly easy and gave me the courage to keep going. How to make cute bookmarks. Cindy with Skip to my Lou is hosting a month of sewing ideas for a handmade holiday season.

how to make cute bookmarks

Pop on over there to see what inspires you. I joined in on the fun with these pretty, cute bookmarks and journal wraps. Do you have a book worm or writer you can gift to this holiday season? Decorative bookmarks and journal wraps make a great homemade gift idea. Plus, kids will be excited to dress up their books and journals, making reading and writing all the more fun! Tutorial Tuesday: Easy Button Magnets. These cute little buttons may just be the easiest craft project ever.

Tutorial Tuesday: Easy Button Magnets

They use minimal supplies and only take 5 minutes to make. Suddbar tavla – Craft of the Day, erasable board. Det här är ett enkelt pyssel som går att variera i det oändliga.

suddbar tavla – Craft of the Day, erasable board

Du behöver: - Ram med glas - Möstrade eller enfärgade papper - Whiteboard-penna - Snöre - Tavelkrok eller spik Gör så här: Klipp till pappersarket så det passar ramen, måtta gärna med hjälp av glaset eller ramens baksida. Om du vill så klipper du till flera ark med olika färger och mönster för variation när andan faller på. Förslut ramen på baksidan och häng upp din tavla på väggen. Fäst ett lagom långt snöre på whiteboard-pennan och låt den också hänga på tavelkroken. This is really easy to do and can be varied in so many ways. Inredning, inspiration, pyssel, fotografering. Glowing jar project – varázslat a lakásban (EN/HU) Craftgawker - StumbleUpon. Pouch Tutorial Part I (Bottom) by ~nimuae on deviantART. DIY: MAKEUP BRUSH ROLL. Photos/post/design: Kristin Ess This is by far the most ambitious tutorial we’ve ever done on TBD, but we think you guys might be ready for something a little bit more challenging.

This DIY dip-dye brush roll is such a good gift and you can do it in any color you want. I picked white + teal, which is probably not the smartest for makeup brushes but it looks the prettiest! Besides, I’ll probably use it for hair combs, scissors and clips. In order to do this little project you must have/use a sewing machine. (TOTAL TIME: It took about 2 hours to make this and photograph the process, so it should only take you about an hour.

Using a sturdy fabric of your choice (I used white denim), cut an 18″ wide x 41″ panel.Fold the bottom 5 inches up.Use “Stitch Witchery” fusible bonding tape to help keep that piece in place temporarily.Once you’ve laid your bonding tape under, go over it with an iron. Fill one bowl with 5 cups of ice cold water. Ruffled Tube Top DIY. If one is good then two is better.

Ruffled Tube Top DIY

Heres a girlied up version of my previous post T-Shirt into Summer Top DIY. This time around its so simple, in less than an hour you can have a cute Summer top with minimal sewing. To see the step by step instructions and photos click here. 1 L or XL T ShirtElasticPinsScissorsSafety pinMeasuring tape or rulerSewing machine. No Sew Tutu. 5 Minute Microwave Mug Brownies.

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