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Flower Week: Tissue Paper Carnations. Today is the start of Flower Week on Folding Trees.

Flower Week: Tissue Paper Carnations

Every weekday, I will be showcasing different types of paper flowers. You may be surprised at the variety of flowers you can make using different paper craft techniques! How To Fold Valentine's Day Boxes - 16 Pics. Catalog Inspired Wall Pockets by Choose to Thrive. Is it just me, or does guest posting on Ucreate seem a little like sitting down on the couch with Oprah?

Catalog Inspired Wall Pockets by Choose to Thrive

I’m just a bit excited to be here people, and am trying my darndest to keep the couch jumping and fist pumps to a minimum… Anyway, I’m Nike. That’s Neekah … … the lady behind Choose To Thrive and stay-at-home-mom of six kids age nine and younger. I wear flip flops rain or shine, put my makeup on in the car and survive on caffeine-free Diet Pepsi from the drive-thru at the corner gas station. My crafting adventures have taken a hard left the last few years since the Layoff Fairy visited our house--twice. Handspun Recycled Newspaper Yarn. Recently a commenter asked what they could do with all the old newspapers they had piling up.

Handspun Recycled Newspaper Yarn

With enough time, patience, and newspapers you can create newspaper yarn. From the design studios of Greetje van Tiem and her “Indruk” project she can purportedly spins 20yds of “yarn” from a sheet of old newspaper. Similar to our post on Plarn, newspaper yarn can be woven into varying degrees of complexity to construct anything from curtains, to rugs, netting throws, or even upholstery. Its strength may be slightly less that of yarn but when spun tightly and woven into something like a mat the newspaper yarn is a durable and functional structure. This great craft can create usable additions around the home and is a upcycle for your Sunday Post. Of course the question is "how to spin newspaper yarn? " Illustration & Design, Digital Scrapbooking, Free Fonts, Tutorials and more!  A Matter of Memories: :PRINTABLE: Christmas Songs Subway Art Printables.

Christmas will be here before we know of my favorite things about the season is the music, so I decided to make some new home decor printables including the titles of some favorites.

A Matter of Memories: :PRINTABLE: Christmas Songs Subway Art Printables

GoOrigami. 101 Pretty Printables {free} Cake postcard tutorial. The DIY: MAGAZINE ENVELOPES. Little guiding stars. Since the new year has started I’ve been trying to think of ways to be more kind to my self.

little guiding stars

Especially when that nasty gremlins try to creep in and stump me. 8485681.JPEG (JPEG Image, 400 × 10200 pixels) Woven gift-wrap // pastel edition ^_^ By Kate on August 8, 2012 I noticed that the woven gift-topper I made last year was doing the rounds again on Pinterest so I thought I would make an updated pastel version (pastels seem to be the new neon at the moment).

Woven gift-wrap // pastel edition ^_^

I bought some quilling strips (0.5cm) to use this time which reduces the labour by about half (I’ve also been working on some more intricate woven ‘things’ for another project…more to come soon). Anyway check out the previous post if you want full instructions. Above: Mischevious hands – the unseen backdrop in all my photo’s ^_^ Katydid and Kid: Cereal Box Stationary Organizer {Tutorial} Are your kids bored? Looking for an eco-friendly and cheap project to keep them busy, and something that they can use during the school year? Look no further than this stationary organizer, made from a Cheerios box. Materialsa cereal box (I used a small, 9oz. one that's about 7" wide)scrapbook papers or construction paperElmers glue stickpencil or Sharpie markertransparent tapeX-acto knife or utility knife STEP ONE With the glue stick, glue the top of the box closed, then reinforce both the top and bottom with tape.

STEP TWO Measure and draw the line on the cereal box that you'll be cutting. On the front of the box, measure about 5 1/2" down from the top and make a mark along one side, then the other. Packaging Templates. Beautiful gift boxes for holiday with printable patterns. Beautiful gift boxes for holiday Soon new year and a lot of holidays for which we give gifts.

beautiful gift boxes for holiday with printable patterns

And that means we will need to have templates of boxes to make these gifts you arrange. But the question always arises as how to make this box even more and that it turned out beautiful and original. You want some help with the issue. I suggest you templates korobochekvam will need to print them out and if the size of the boxes would be too small for you you will need a computer to increase the size of circuits printed out and taped together. Beautiful gift boxes for holiday with printable patterns Valentine gift boxes. Pop up flower. Page corner bookmark for kids in Ideas for kids' crafts. Paint chip greeting cards. Like most of you, I’m sure, I tend to go through a lot of paint chips when trying to decide on a color to paint a room.

Paint chip greeting cards

And when the project is done, I toss the paint chips into a box I keep in my craft room. They are the perfect “I’ll use these one day” items, right? Well I stumbled upon the box a few days ago and realized just how many I’d collected over the years. Oh the memories this pile brings back! There are the numerous shades of tan that I went through when painting the kitchen. Giant Paper Rose Flower.

You knew i was going to make one. They are all over pinterest....

you knew i was going to make one.

(i still am not signed up for pinterest because i don't have time for one more thing but browsing is fun!) So we made one. i took a box of 64 crayons and took out the blacks and browns.i used another small box and doubled up on the good colors i liked and hot glued them to the top of our canvas. then we turned our blow dryer to hot on high. not long after you set the hair dryer by the crayons they get shiny and then the wax starts to melt! And it dries really quickly too. seriously. what could be happier than this??

GREAT project. Black Cat Eggs. I've had so much fun this year making bag toppers.

Black Cat Eggs

Halloween is the perfect holiday to make even more. Materials: Papier-mache easter eggs. For Easter I made papier-mache polka dotted 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. How to make gift bags from newspaper. When I bought something at a store recently, the clerk handed me my purchase in a bag made from a newspaper.

I liked it very much and had to make some more—thus today's DIY recycled newspaper project: gift bags made from the Wall Street Journal. You can vary the dimensions, of course, but here's what I used to create a bag that's 5" tall, 4.5" wide, and 3" deep. Stack two sheets of newspaper on top of each other. This will be a two-ply bag for extra sturdiness. Cut out a rectangle that's 15.5" wide and 8.25" tall.

On the Cheap: Scrapbook Paper iPhone Covers. All for the Boys - All for the Boys - MOVE OVER PAPER AIRPLANES. Because the straw plane is in town! New England Through Yummy Mom's Eyes: Tutorial: Photo Wood Blocks. Diy scratch off cards. Wall-E Art. Free Paper Toys From The Toymaker! Click on a flag to translate this website. You will need a PDF Reader to print the toys. Origami Flower Instructions. This beautiful Origami flower is a favourite of mine. Wipe Off Weekly Menu Board.

I am a meal planner. How to Marble Paper. Cut paper into sizes smaller than the standard 8 1/2-by-11-inch sheet. Use 24-pound paper or thicker, card stock or watercolor paper. Watercolor paper works best for this project. Fill an aluminum baking pan with about an inch of water. Place it outside or in an area covered with a drop cloth. Bookmrk.pdf (application/pdf Object) Origami hanging decorations. By Kate on November 14, 2010. How to Transfer a Photograph Onto a Block of Wood. 3d video showing how to fold an origami peace crane.

Bespoken Art - Art Made From Your Voice — Atomik – We Find The Awesome For You. Origami. Paper Mache Clay Recipe. I feel melty. EDIT 11/5/2012: We are no longer selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop.