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Water Balloon Luminaries : Candle & Soap Making Techniques - StumbleUpon. A fun and easy project with a beautiful payoff.

Water Balloon Luminaries : Candle & Soap Making Techniques - StumbleUpon

Learn how to make these Balloon Luminaries. You will need: Ikea hacker. How to wrap a gift: Use tissue paper for a... Photo by Roberto Caruso I’m giving away trade secrets here.

How to wrap a gift: Use tissue paper for a...

You know those beautiful floral looking decorations you sometimes see in magazines hovering over a festive table? Or in a kid’s room, re-invented as a mobile? Wreath Mania / Articles. The Most Flattering Shirt Dress DIY. Autumn Bloom Belt. As I mentioned yesterday, I LOVE autumn.

Autumn Bloom Belt

Yesterday autumn got its own wreath and today it's getting its own belt. I'm going to show you how to make this belt and these fun flowers. When I made it I envisioned wearing it with a cute brown tunic, but I still haven't found or made one yet. Until then this dress will give you the idea. Let's get started. 15 Tips to increase your craft show sales. Image by somethings hiding in here Since we are thick in the middle of craft show/festival/fair season, I thought I would share some tips for how you can improve your craft show sales. These tips are based on both my experience as a shopper and as a seller and with more than a few shows under my belt in both capacities, I hope that these will prove helpful to you. If this post is right up your alley, then you might also like my post on 14 Craft Show Display Do’s. Additionally, if you are looking to shop at an indie craft show, try Craftzine for event listings.

Standing is a much better vantage point for engaging customers. Southern Fairy Designs. Handmade Tissue Paper Flowers and Pompom Garland. You'd think after making hundreds of these for my wedding, I'd be completely sick of them.

Handmade Tissue Paper Flowers and Pompom Garland

But I can't help it, I love them so much! I'm a little sad that I didn't save a bouquet of paper flowers from my wedding, but I never thought I'd want to see them again. So I made some for home, only this time as a garland... WASH YOUR MOUTH OUT! So...i was figuring that it's never too early to start washing your kids mouth out with soap...and now that can be done with these soapsicles!...


Lol...i'm thinking i'm not going to be asked to babysit anytime soon!... Hee hee...anywho...thought i'd do up a tutorial on how to make these yummy tasting smelling soaps.... you'll need....a popsicle mold...this one's from go planet earth...but you can certainly use whatever mold you want...small soap bags...also from go planet earth...popsicle sticks...and large binder clips.... also...grab some clear melt and pour measuring cup...soap colorant...i prefer liquid over the powder or gel...fragrance oils...and rubbing alcohol in a spritzer bottle... take your soap and cut up into chunks...and put in glass measuring takes about 2 1/4 ounces for one that's solid weight...not liquid...

137 inexpensive, handmade holiday gift ideas, Part 1 - Craftynest. Why Christmas when we’re in the throes of summer?

137 inexpensive, handmade holiday gift ideas, Part 1 - Craftynest

I know. I worked six years in retail. In my experience, nothing incited people’s groans more than Christmas being stocked on the shelves in August. Design seeds. PaperGlitter Party Printables craft, Free Printable, Paper Crafts, Kids Stationary, Kawaii. Skip to my love. The Idea Room. Crafty Nest.

Such Pretty Things. I have such a treat for you all interview with Christina Strutt, of Cabbage and Roses fame!

Such Pretty Things

Her newest book, Living Life Beautifully, has just been released by CICO Books and I was thrilled to have the chance to ask her a few questions... Q. Hello, Christina! I am so delighted to have this opportunity to ask you afew questions today, as I have been an admirer of your work and prettyfloral fabrics ever since I first walked into your original Cabbages & Rosesshop many years ago! Mini eco. Using porcelain paint pens. {valentine’s plate} you know i always talk about my next creative endeavor?

using porcelain paint pens

Well, i can assure you, this will be it! Boden Boulevard Necklace Knockoff. Did you know Mother’s Day is about a week and half away??

Boden Boulevard Necklace Knockoff

Eek!! I don’t know about you but I’m scrambling a bit here. ;) So I thought I’d help you out. Actually, Melissa and I are helping you out. :) Melissa sent in a Tutorial Request for a darling Boden Necklace – and I knew that it would be perfect for a Mother’s Day idea. Lace Stenciled Framed Song Lyrics! (+our wedding music) If you’ve been following my blog, you know how I made 60 of these painted frames with song lyrics for our wedding decorations /favors… Well, a lot of wedding guests loved them and took one home, but we had a ton left at the end of the night, which we boxed back up and took home with us… So we now have 30 of them hanging on our big white living room wall!

Lace Stenciled Framed Song Lyrics! (+our wedding music)

Yay!! Psimadethis. My DIY Wedding  My husband (and business partner) Danny and I are both very artistic and crafty people by nature. So naturally, a lot of elements at our own wedding were handmade. Here is a peek at some of what we did in the hopes it will inspire you to infuse a little bit of the do-it-yourself spirit into your wedding day.

While I didn’t actually make my own dress (you gotta draw the line somewhere), I did make a few really easy alterations to it. First, I thought the bottom edge of my cocktail length dress was a wee bit plain so I added a vintage-looking trim to it. A lot of things in the wedding were themed around ribbons, so I also added a variety of pink to white ribbons streaming down the back. Candle & Soap Making Techniques. Cardboard Gift Tags. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2011 | Comments: 17 The arrival of my husband's new bass amp has provided me with an enormous corrugated box to work with. I've been hooked on embroidery these days – so I couldn't resist using the cardboard to stitch up some gift tags for Valentine's Day. I cut out a piece of cardboard and pressed a cookie cutter into it to leave an impression that I could work from. You could also trace with a pencil – but I find this is an easier technique to use with kids and there are no pencil marks to erace.

Using a blunt needle, pierce holes into your shape. Make it Modern. Cool Things to Do, Make, See, & Buy for Kiddos. Cool Websites The Hero Factory: Design your own super hero (read more about it here)Moomah: A little computer-based canvas with some lovely elements to decorate it withNational Geographic Little Kids: animal coloring pages, projects & more educational resources. Great for the little animal lover.OdoSketch: Uber-cool computer-based sketchpadPBS Kids : Kid friendly games, videos & downloads based on all your PBS Kids favorite shows Cool Downloads & Project Ideas.

Homemade Perfume. A fine perfume can have a hundred ingredients — but sometimes simple is just as sweet. While you can make perfumes with combinations of essential oils, or with complex top notes, middle notes, and base notes, a delicate water-based perfume with a floral scent is deliciously direct — and an ideal gift for a romantic at heart. Not to mention that making your own perfume is a way to eliminate the harmful chemicals or preservatives often found in synthetic fragrances, such as phthalates, some of which have been shown to cause health problems.

A homemade, all-natural, water-based perfume is the best Earth-friendly option. How to Create Hanging Jar Storage {organize} — TipJunkie Decorating. Gracious Rain: Making The Most of What We've Got. Inspire co. Handmade children's products community for retailers, parents. Tree Branch Bookshelf. How To Spray Paint Like a Pro.

General. Inspired ideas. DIY Rock Ring 20110324013041 on Audrey Kitching's Blog. ScrapNgal. Family Chic. Headband. Glue Gun Crafts with Craftzilla. Make a Perpetual Button Calendar for 2011 (and Beyond) Sew, knit, solder, cut, glue, sculpt, go! Lil' Luna - All Things Good. Most favorited all-time.

  1. mahaliy Oct 4 2011
    hello dear queen so you are so beauty