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I had a baby so I’ve invited some fave guests to take over for me while I spend time with the little guy. Today’s post is from super crafter and cute mom, Amelia of The Homebook .
To make a capiz shell chandelier is time consuming, but so worth the effort! Just take a look at these examples and find out how to make a show stopping faux capiz shell chandelier for as little as $9!
I hereby professed my love for doilies and crafts (Winston Edit: And me!)
If the sun seems to peer right into your window, give it something pretty to look at -- and through.
Here's a creative way to turn seashells the kids have collected into objects both beautiful and practical: Make them into candles. Tools and Materials Seashells Bleach Water Wax Wicks Double boiler
miniature building construction in foamboard by Emmanuel Nouaillier Emmanuel Nouaillier shows how to scratch build and age miniature structures. This is will introduce my personal approach and techniques for scratch building and ageing buildings, pertaining to the typical northern French urban landscape of the 1940s and early 50s.
As you wrap the felt strips, keep one side of the trivet flat, but don't worry if the reverse is uneven (that side can face the table). These instructions can also be used to make coasters. 1.
This large, thick plaster heart decoration looks like a giant piece of the popular Valentine's Day candy and can be used to leave messages of regard for your own sweetheart.
This impressive mural (along with a few others) were made by artist Kathryn Anderson with nothing more than pushpins and yarn.
Not that I'm expecting Baby Stovetop to jump straight out of my womb, grab a crayon and start drawing, but I saw this at Not Without Salt and couldn't wait to make these. Funnily, though making crayons out of old, broken, used-up, chewed crayons, is a common practice, I had absolutely no idea! But now that I do, thought I'll practice a bit of this mommystuff and give these shiny new crayons away to my colleague's kids.
I’ve seen these all over the place lately and have been anxious to try them.
Here is my first step-by-step tutorial... and I made it an easy one. I made these blocks for my mom and mother-in-law for Christmas and they loved them, so I thought I'd share. They are easy, although time consuming. And if you think they are just too much work... I would love to make them for you . Start with Modge Podge, scrapbook paper, blocks (I bought mine here) foam brush, and photos printed on a laser printer slightly smaller than the block.
Image Courtesy of OurBestBites.com via Pinterest.com So it is a bit hot outside today for my liking… so I thought maybe a indoor craft would be in order.