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Payslip(SMITH)(Mitchell)(14022015) St. Louis children's newborn maternity senior photographer: How To Make A T-Shirt Fabric Flower: Tutorial Time! How to Make Cherry Blossom Lights. Papier-mache easter eggs. For Easter I made papier-mache polka dotted eggs.

papier-mache easter eggs

I created them using small water balloons and tissue paper then I filled them with candy and toys and sealed them shut. The egg can hold a surprising amount of candy and the tissue paper seems delicate making for a delightfully heavy and yet fragile object, much like real egg. Also like a real egg you have to break the shell to get at what’s inside. Lace lamp – DIY. We are at our little cottage in Dalarna and we are fixing it up.

Lace lamp – DIY

So we are able to use it even in the winter. (Dalarna is in th middle/north of Sweden. To me and Jenny it’s north but Sweden is a very tall country so I guess we are not even in the middle). Anyway it’s great cause I have the time and space to do lots of DIY projects. Starting with this lamp. Felting Project: A Rug! This is the most beautiful felt project we’ve seen.

Felting Project: A Rug!

Strips of felt are wrapped around each other with hot glue to create this amazing swirled effect. What a great project for a snowed-in weekend and a movie marathon with the family. The kids could even help cut strips and decide on color combination while you operate the hot glue gun. Spring Scrapbook Paper Tree. Hello fellow crafters!

Spring Scrapbook Paper Tree

Tristin and I were invited to be today's featured guest blogger over at Everyday Mom Ideas! We were thrilled with this wonderful opportunity, and wanted to share with the readers over there one of our trees from the collection we're currently doing. This second tree is very similar to the first one. I'm sorry! I promise, the next ones will be more diverse. Butteryfly Tree. This craft project was inspired by something almost identical I saw in a fancy shop here in NYC.

It cost almost $500, and I thought to myself, "hey, I can make that". And so I did! Start by printing out butterflies. I found mine online, simply google butterfly prints and millions comes up. Cut them out. Make your own jellyfish in a bottle. ~ Note for Thai fans ~ เป็นโพสเก่าที่มีแฟนบล๊อกจากต่างประเทศขอมาให้เขียนเป็นภาษาอังกฤษนะคะส่วนแฟนบล็อกที่ยังไม่เคยอ่านเรื่องนี้เลย ฉบับภาษาไทยดูที่นี่ค่ะ The other day, while I was thinking to get something to put in the water bottle for Bhoom to shake for fun.

I saw a plastic grocery bag next to me and then this idea popped up. I think.. well, give it a try. With some trials and errors, my little jellyfish comes alive just like I thought it would be. : ) When daddy and son first saw it, they’re surprised with their jaws wide open. Book Page Roses. DIY storybook paper roses You’re going to love today’s DIY project so much that you’re going to want to start tearing pages out from old books tonight!

Book Page Roses

Remember the storybook roses in Shanna + Richard’s wedding? String Balls. Whattya need?

String Balls

BalloonStringScissorsGlueJar How do I make glue string balls? Step 1: Hang inflated balloon from ceiling. Glow Stick Jars. After seeing some of these on Pinterest, Boo and I bought some Fourth of July glow sticks and broke into them early.

Glow Stick Jars

We cut off the ends and dumped the contents in, and shook the jar to coat the sides. (It’s non-toxic.) An instant glow stick lantern: Recycled Craft Ideas - Crafts from Recycled Materials. How to make roses from maple leaves. Altered Book Safe - Recycled Book Safe. By Jane Lake There is something mysteriously appealing about a hollow book safe - it is a practical idea that adds to home security, but is also an ideal treasure box for sentimental keepsakes.

Altered Book Safe - Recycled Book Safe

Here we show you how to recycle a hard-bound book into a book safe to hold your secret treasures, love letters or valuables while travelling or at home. This free craft project would make a cool homemade gift for mom, dad or teens. Choose the book with the recipient in mind - Dad may appreciate a book safe made from an old car manual or history book, while Mom would prefer to stash her cash in a sewing book or romance novel. If placed on a shelf with similar books, the altered book safe will fit right in and no one will ever guess its true purpose. Caution:Exacto knifes are VERY sharp. 101 Sewing Tutorials for Summer! Felt Flowers. Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That.

Japanese Kusudama, this tutorial is featured on Craftuts Anyone can do that, I assure you.

Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That

The proof: I can, just take a quick look at my result below. And, believe me, I am neither meticulous nor particularly patient. You could even say I’m the opposite. Below you can see my very first attempt to create paper flowers. What you will need to make your own Kusudama paper ball? 1. 3. 4. (optionally) I prefer torn paper instead of cut. Glass Tile Pendants. Want to know how to make a glass tile pendant??

Glass Tile Pendants

They're super easy - you can do this! Here's a brief tutorial. They can end up costing less than $1.70 each - wow! Perfect for gifts. Mad in crafts: DIY Fire & Ice Lanterns - StumbleUpon. The old becomes new: A new variation on the outdoor lantern. We have had an unusually warm winter in Michigan this year, and while the temps have been nice, I have had to hold off on this project idea until we got a cold snap. Rosette Necklace Tutorial – DIY Gifts. Want to make your own rosette necklace? Or maybe you’re looking for creative gifts for the girls on your list that have EVERYTHING?

Do-it-Yourself DIY String Wedding Lanterns Yarn Chandeliers - StumbleUpon. 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. Rolled paper flowers {tutorial. Welcome to flower week – five days of simple and delightful flower projects. Tutorial by Rae: Dragon Slippers. I thought I’d kick off our month of boy with a tutorial for these extracute dragon slippers. Elliot is really into monsters and dragons lately.

How to Make Leaf Skeletons. Young and Crafty: Oh Christmas Tree. These are the most simple, easiest to make Christmas tree's e.v.e.r. Paint chip calendar. Tiny Apartment Crafts: Modern Christmas Village for a Tiny Apartment. I have always loved the beautiful vintage cardboard houses in Christmas villages. Oh my! handmade goodness - StumbleUpon. By Michelle Vackar, Modern Handmade Child One of our favorite outside activities at our home is drawing with chalk on the driveway. You can play hopscotch, four-square, and of course draw and create silly stories. Her Beautiful Mess: 12 Days of DIY Christmas: Day Five - Glitter Starbursts. I'm going to keep it real today. Delightful country cookin: homemade air freshener - StumbleUpon.

"Don't you get fresh with me, ya hear! " How-To: Make Borax Crystal Snowflake Ornaments. Free People Clothing Boutique Blog - StumbleUpon. ~* Sparkling Scrapbooks *~: ~* rOlLeD fLoWeR oRnAmEnT tutorial *~ by Tina McDonald. The Magic With Corks. Ally Scraps: Vintage Christmas village. Fairy Glitter. How to Weave a Paper Ball Ornament. Balloon Treats. How to make roses from maple leaves. Most gawked all-time. Pioneer Woman Homeschooling.

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