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I planned to make a flower-covered paper lantern for months. Not until I found a white poinsettia garland at a Michael’s after-Christmas clearance did it become a reality.
Years ago when I was a college student, I had a part time job in a card store. One day on the job, I was fiddling with the curling ribbon we used for balloons. As I twisted and curled it in my fingers, I found myself rolling it into a tight spiral.
flowers (mostly paper)
Jessica of Wednesday Inc shows us how to make those gorgeous twine chandeliers from the inspiration shoot she shared with us this morning. Using balloons, glue and twine, you can also make these lanterns for your wedding – and then bring it home and use it as your very own mid century lampshade. What you will need are: balloons, glue, yarn, tray for glue, corn starch 1/2 cup of Corn starch, 1/4 cup of Warm water, clear fast drying spray paint, hanging lamp cord or fishing line (depending on your desired final product), and a lighting kit if you’re looking for a fully functional lantern.
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Paint your own modern silhouette. It's easy!
Even though I don't really like the finished product of this one, I thought I would share how I created it so you can try your own version.
they are all over pinterest....
So here is where my story begins, the chandelier in the picture above has the “what dreams are made of” connotations. I’ve been coveting this since the first time I laid my eyes on it!
This clock is one of my favorite projects. It’s a paint chip craft taken to a different level. There are some really awesome paint chip projects out there, but I was determined to come up with something a little different.
Make your own bird wall art with printed bird templates and a textual collage for the background.
If interested, I answered a few interview questions with Simply Modern Mom here .
If the sun seems to peer right into your window, give it something pretty to look at -- and through.
This beautiful bird mobile is a wonderful gift for new moms and a perfect way to add a little charm to any nursery. Tools and Materials