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29 May 2010 These elegant fabric flowers are very simple to make . . . and only take a few basic supplies. The finished product is delightfully lovely, and at times can look like a real flower!
If you have a small budget for your wedding, one major way to cut expenses is to DIY! Today I’ve rounded up a group of super fun DIY projects that would make for some FABULOUS wedding stationery! 1. Stamped Celery Flowers – These floral stamps made with celery are unbelievable!
Yes, I am a nerd. I came up with a brilliant idea for a Harry Potter t-shirt and I couldn't resist. "Expecto Patronum!" However, you can make whatever kind of design you want with a freezer paper stencil. It doesn't have to be Harry Potter related. (Although it would be awesome if it was.)
UPDATE: This post originally ran on March 23 2011, but with summer winding down we wanted to bring it back up for some late summer inspiration! a fellow fp girl sent this to me a couple weeks back and i’ve been thinking about it ever since! i can think of a million reasons why these would be awesome… as apartment décor, as outdoor party décor, and – wouldn’t they be the best thing EVER for camping in general or at a festival? just let them sit in the sun all day, and they’ll last all night! i am absolutely going to make some to bring with me to bonnaroo this year. you can buy a sun jar here , but you can make your own for much cheaper!
I wanted to share with you a project from one of my readers who shares with us how to make leaf skeletons. I LOVE this! I have several leafs in various forms displayed in my home and knew I needed to make some of her leaf skeletons to add to my decor. I love how a pattern of leaves can enhance the beauty in your home.
Add the scent of cinnamon to your holiday with homemade cinnamon Christmas ornaments. These ornaments can be hung from the Christmas tree, used to decorate packages, strung together to make a beautifully scented garland, or as great holiday gifts. Since the recipe is simple these are a great Christmas craft project to do with kids! This recipe makes 12 – 14 medium sized Cinnamon Applesauce Ornaments.
This simple Pine Wreath is made from 4 pine boughs, a metal ring, florist’s wire, pine cones, and assorted other trimmings. I always trim the bottom branches from our Christmas tree to use for wreaths and other craft projects. This wreath is a bit thinner than I normally like them, but I didn’t have as many boughs as I needed to make it fuller.
Make your own watercolours, for a fun holiday activity, great for wet indoor days. Make a special gift of watercolours tied with a ribbon in a handkerchief. Plus organic home-made finger paint for healthy holiday fun. Make your own Watercolours 3 Tablespoons baking soda 3 Tablespoons corn starch 3 Tablespoon white vinegar 2 Teaspoons light corn syrup Natural food colouring Mix vinegar, baking soda, corn starch and corn syrup together in a small bowl.
Hey folks, welcome back for day three of our Handmade Christmas, if you missed the first two projects, have a peek at our last couple of posts to check out what we’ve been up to. We’ve been pretty darned busy mixing, cutting gluing and baking all sorts of Christmas fun over the last few days, and are super excited to share them with you all as we get them finished. Also before we begin, a big shout out to all our new readers who found us on Craftgawker ! We’ve been a bit overwhelmed by the amount of traffic our little Christmas projects have been getting but appreciate all the kind comments. Now for today’s project!