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Crafts. My laptop bag tutorial on Sew Mama Sew! I was so excited when Beth from Sew Mama Sew!

My laptop bag tutorial on Sew Mama Sew!

Invited me to contribute to their Back to School month of projects. I thought it would be the perfect time to actually make the laptop bag I wanted for quite some time. WHO’S HIDING Behind the Fence? After last year’s failed attempt at making a store-bought Grass Head grow some hair, this summer we made our own.

WHO’S HIDING Behind the Fence?

The results were great. Only the sprouting took some time – maybe because it was so sad and rainy outside. Here are several different ideas for the container where you could plant the grass seeds. It could be a problem to find those seeds, though. Sunglasses from empty toilet paper rolls. Are you ready for the summer?

Sunglasses from empty toilet paper rolls

Be a sunglasses designer Have a look at this easy way to make your own sunglasses. They become very beautiful if you apply glittering stickers and colour them with felt-tip pens. When you roll the middle part, glue it to stay in place. Glue the temples too, after you fold them (see the pictures). Free Printable Abstract Coloring Pages For Kids.

Abstract coloring pages are not only suitable for children, but are a great way of expressing creativity and artistic skills for adults as well.

Free Printable Abstract Coloring Pages For Kids

These coloring pages feature elaborate patterns and pictures with fun psychedelic designs and intricate details. The abstract patterns and shapes inspire creativity in adults while letting children indulge their power of imagination to fill the pages with colors. Abstract coloring pages are very challenging due to the absence of recognizable scenes and objects featured in other types of coloring sheets.

But this characteristic makes them more fun as well, allowing one to experiment with vibrant new color combinations. There are no set rules regarding the shades to be used for filling the pages, so one can use whatever shades they want to and create unique patterns. Abstract coloring pages come in a wide range of varieties with Mandala coloring pages being one of the most popular ones. Glue Yarn Ball Tutorial. This simple project might bring back memories of Elementary school, but it turns out to be not only a fun craft to do with the kids, but a darling Spring time decoration.

Glue Yarn Ball Tutorial

Decorative balls like this can cost at least a few dollars each in the store, but if you make them yourself, you can make a ton of them for just a few bucks! Supplies for Yarn Balls: yarn (I used 4 different colors)a bag of balloons: I used 5 inch round balloons to make smaller yarn ballswhite craft glue: I used Elmer’s FYI – this craft is messy! DIY crafts: Paper GIFT BAG (Easy) - Innova Crafts. 3D Paper Owl from mmmcrafts.

The gifted Larissa from mmmcrafts is here sharing her amazing talents with an unbelievable 3D paper owl.

3D Paper Owl from mmmcrafts

Larissa writes… MAGAZINE ENVELOPES. 18K+ Well I got this idea from our friend Nina.


She was making these super cute envelopes out of scrapbook paper and I really wanted to make some! So I came home and made some! They are so so SO simple and add a personal touch to your envelopes. You will need: An old magazine, scissors, an envelope, a glue stick and a Sharpie. "Exploding Box" Class... Exploding Box Class - "An Exploding Year" - by Anso Please feel free to use these instructions to make your own boxes.

"Exploding Box" Class...

You are free to link to this page from any forum etc if you wish. Please do NOT copy this information and/or photos to use for your own classes/forums/webpages without permission. Cutting Skills Worksheets - Scissor Skills. WC Totelino y totalizador de la lona por YellowWallpaper en Etsy. Pinterest. papper. Kids Crafts: Paper Mache Dino Bank. If you're new here, you may want to join us on Facebook or Google +.

Kids Crafts: Paper Mache Dino Bank

Thanks for visiting! I decided to quickly take advantage of the remaining days of holiday to make some Paper Mache Piggy Banks with the kids! They have recently really gotten into their ceramic piggy banks (don’t ask) and are forever playing with them. I thought a paper mache version maybe safer and less likely to break. With paper mache I have two “main tips”: give yourself PLENTY of time. Secondly: do not rush the drying process – I have seen a number of paper mache failures in the past shared by my readers – where the balloon inside contracts before the mache is fully dry and your perfect sphere, suddenly is all crumpled. So. How to make step by step instructions: cooking, origami, paper planes, handmade, knots. Sac. Toys from Trash. Le point Broomstick au crochet. Video Stitchionary NewStitchaDay. Le sac de deux Taie d'oreiller - un Tutoriel.

Got a linen closet full of pillowcases?

le sac de deux Taie d'oreiller - un Tutoriel

If you can spare two pillowcases, here is a tutorial for a free reusable shopping bag: One pillowcase will form the outside, and the other will be the lining. Lay both pillowcases flat and cut out the pattern below. Measurements below are for a fairly small bag- feel free to add as much length as your pillowcases allow, or adapt the pattern once you've made your first tester bag. You will have two outside pieces (blue) and two lining pieces (taupe). If you want a pocket, sew one to the good side of a lining piece now. Lay one outer (blue) piece on top of one lining (taupe) with right sides together. Turn right side out and topstitch the same place - up one side of the curve and down the other.

With right sides together, lay the front piece over the back piece. Here's how to square the corners of the bag: from the inside, take the bottom corner of bag and pinch sideways. Confused? And this is a square corner from the outside. Poule. Oiseaux manique. Skapligt Enkelt. My laptop bag tutorial on Sew Mama Sew! Tutos couture ludiques - Zen couture avec… - Patron de créateur… - Tuto : petit chat… - Coup de coeur : les… - Tuto : la robe bain… - Un tuto pour… - Un tuto de… - N'ouvrez pas la… - Un tuto pour… - Une veste kimono… Mardi 10 août 2010 2 10 /08 /Août /2010 11:59 En fait j'ai flashé sur le modèle gratuit du Burda Style Blog du tablier à ceinture obi intégré et découvert une créatrice super fascétieuse : Prudence Rabbit.

Un joli tablier habillé et féminin à souhait pour cuire les macarons, n'est-ce pas miss Cecile ! Cette petite ingénue gourmande m'envoit des photos de milliers de macarons colorés pour me tenter. Comme je me doute que vous désirez savoir où trouver le patron couture : cliquez ici (il faut être membre du Burda Style Blog pour avoir les patrons, c'est gratuit). Pour le blog de la jolie et talentueuse Prudence Rabbit, venez donc voir ici. Porte clef chat. How to make 3D paper ball ornaments.

I love 3D paper things. Love. Soda Bottle Coin Purse. Garbage Robots. This photo originally appeared in FamilyFun Magazine Total Time 2 to 3 hours Ages school-age These friendly robots are more than just good-looking; magnets hold their features in place, making the 'bots the metallic equivalent of a Mr. Potato Head. What you'll need Tin can Electrical tape (optional) Hardware, and various recyclables such as bottle caps, keys, etc. How to make it. Bubble Design. This weekend we were doing bubble activities galore: playing and printing with bubbles. Cassie enjoyed both. What inspired us to do this was when we were at friend's house and they had Crayola Colored Bubbles. A Bow. In gift wrap emergencies when you've got the present but need some wrapping, here's an idea for turning a magazine page into a bow. There may be better ways to stick this thing together, but I used what I had on hand: staples and adhesive glue dots.

Double stick tape or brads should work, too. Cut a magazine page lengthwise into 9 strips, 3/4" wide. Leave 3 of the strips full length. Cut one inch off 3 of the strips. Ceiling Ficture. Have you seen these amazing lamps?! A designer that has her stuff on Etsy, Allison Patrick of the 3R’s Blog (Reduce, Reuse, Redecorate – 30 projects in 30 weeks) has created some pretty cool pendant shades that are pretty representative of the beautiful shape of the artichoke. But – the shade is made of recycled pages from books and magazines! Allison’s lamps are very cool, they remind me of the decoupage projects my mom would do with us as a kid. Just recently she got featured on, and that has pushed her work sky high!

Allison’s got a pretty awesome story with her luminaire design business (which is called Zipper 8 Design, by the way) – she graduated with her Masters, and like many people, she found herself with lots of time and no job. Allison's stuff on Etsy Allison, thinks your works are awesome. Flowers. Welcome to flower week – five days of simple and delightful flower projects. I could probably do three weeks of flowers because there are so many different ways to create them, but I’ve limited it to five of my current favorites. Skapligt Enkelt. Frog Treats for Leap Year. Divine Party Concepts Party Ideas and Party Planning.