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DIY Party Animal Candles. Hi there, it’s Jenny from Hank + Hunt with a fun and super easy diy today!

DIY Party Animal Candles

As soon as I thought of making these I got a huge kick out of naming them Party Animals. Hilarious, but if you hear groaning…it’s coming from my house. Regardless of how cheesy the name is, these turn out awesome. Your kid’s favorite animal holding that birthday candle minus those red eyes that are oh so typical for plastic creatures, awesome. Supplies - plastic animalsplastic candle holdersdrill with 1/8″ drill bitpliersgold spray paint For the plastic animals, you can use any kind you can find.

Hold the animal with the pliers and drill a hole straight down, being careful not to pop out the other side. Spray paint the animals in a few light coats, rotating them to cover all sides. I also painted the candle holders to match. That’s it. {Photos by Hank + Hunt for The Sweetest Occasion.} {Valentines day} pixel-y popup card. I‘ve been scratching my head trying to come up with a card for my hubby {AKA the non-romantic type}.

{Valentines day} pixel-y popup card

I finally decided to make this pixely popup heart card! They are really minimal (which I love) and take about 20 minutes to make (that includes the card, insert and envelope). You can even make some pixely confetti to put inside the card (if you are a big kid like me!). Full instructions and printable templates below! (BTW I remember seeing something similar in a popup book years ago. How to 1. (If you have a cutting machine then see note at end of post!) Cut along the black lines and score the grey lines. 3. Quick Arts and Craft Ideas. How to Make a Fork Bracelet.

I've always loved taking everyday items and making them into something interesting.

How to Make a Fork Bracelet

Ever since I was a little crafty kid I loved devouring books that taught me how to make little dolls from clothespins, beads from rolled up magazines, and little fairy ornaments from wire and fake flower petals. The first time I saw my friend wearing a bracelet made from a fork a few years ago, I knew I had to try it (*ahem Carly ;)). I wrote up a tutorial a while back, but I've had some questions about the directions I gave so I decided to make a proper tutorial with a video! :) (Please excuse my intro, if you can't hustle your website on your Youtube channel, where else are you supposed to do it? T-shirt pom poms.

Got an old tee or two {or 20!}

t-shirt pom poms

That you don’t wear anymore? Turn them into *pretty little pom poms! * they’re fun and easy to make and turn out oh-so-fluffy! Supplies. Cardboard Safari. Dragon. To tell you the truth, I was hesitant about making a dragon.


Life got really busy as soon as we came back from our Christmas holidays, and Chinese New Year was fast approaching. I didn’t think we’d have the time, and it seemed challenging to make a cute dragon since I was so used to making my cute bears and bunnies. Ryan, who is always up for a challenge, strongly encouraged me to give it a try, saying that we’d have enough time and that it would be really special since it was Chinese New Year. It had been exactly a year ago since we had created our first original design and pattern: the Chinese New Year Doll.

With his support and encouragement, we began brainstorming ideas of what our dragon would look like. We thought this little green dragon was so sweet! This Dragon’s head is different than all the other amigurumi I’ve made since it is not spherical or ball-shaped. As you can see, I then started widening the head and then sharply decreasing. Next I worked on Dragon’s legs/body. How to Make Simple Crochet Slippers « Crafts. IMPORTANT NOTE: This pattern uses US crochet terminology.

How to Make Simple Crochet Slippers « Crafts

You can find the SLIPPER SIZE, YARN and HOOK specifications at the end of this article !!! (To see more of my patterns, please visit my ONLINE SHOP!) I am an addict. An addict for crochet slippers. It all began when I saw slippers similar to these somewhere on the internet. Raised fishbone stitch. This stitch is typically used for leaf patterns.

raised fishbone stitch

It throws out a padded effect on the motif. The stitch looks a bit difficult, but has no complications when you start to stitch. A Unique Wedding Invitation: Tying The Knot ~ Literally. Some people are just so creative!

A Unique Wedding Invitation: Tying The Knot ~ Literally

I love this wedding invitation concept by Christina Moralego. It is quite literally, the tying of a knot to represent the union of Lois and Chris ~ the happy couple. Here’s the translation: {Images via Behance } Historical Anatomies on the Web: William Cheselden Home. The Warholizer. Warholize your favourite pictures online at Leaf Cut Art by Lorenzo Durán.


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