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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! Every flower will turn out differently and that is part of the beauty! If you haven’t used those tea lights in a while, now’s the time! I hope you enjoy making these as much as we do . . . below are instructions with pictures on how to make your own. Supplies: · Synthetic Silky Fabric · Scissors · Candle (preferably a tea light) Additional supplies: · Needle and Thread, Glue Dots or Glue Gun · Buttons and/or Beads Directions: 1. Make the largest one’s diameter about half an inch larger than you want the diameter of the flower, as the petals will end up shrinking a bit. 2. You can also cut around the pattern and skip the drawing part, it just might not be as uniform . . . but with these, uniform isn’t necessary. 3. Cut just inside the drawn lines to make a circle out of the fabric. 4. 5.

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Flower with Fabric and Ribbon Flower hair ties are must-have items for girls and the more style, the better. In this flower hair tie, we need to sew two flowers which one is made of floral fabric as the bottom layer and the other is made of ribbon as the top layer. And there is a sparkle applique in the center to make the fabric and ribbon flower hair tie more exquisite. What do you need in this flower hair tie?

Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That Japanese Kusudama, this tutorial is featured on Craftuts Anyone can do that, I assure you. The proof: I can, just take a quick look at my result below. Floral Easter Centerpiece – DIY Tutorial Sarah von Pollaro is the founder of Urban Petals Floral Design, a company that creates one of a kind floral design for events, donates them to nonprofit organizations the following day, and inspires people to enjoy arranging flowers! Having taught thousands of people the basics of floral design in a fun and simple way, Sarah created Flower Empowered to continue inspiring and teaching people to arrange flowers. Sharing her passion for flowers and practical techniques through both her website and hands on workshops, she demystifies the world of floral design so that anyone on any budget can experience the joy of creating arrangements for their home, special occasions, and gifts. Today, Sarah is sharing this playful Easter centerpiece that she designed, which was inspired by a “lawn with hidden Easter eggs”!

Done. It’s 9:00pm. We have officially finished up our valentines-for-classmates preparations. Things I’m thinking: 1) I have a lot of children. 2) Those children have a lot of classmates. It turns out Colorado has bigger class sizes than New York. It took me until Valentines Day to notice. 25 Handmade Gifts Under $5 If your gift list is long and your budget is small here are some great Handmade Gifts that you can make. Keep in mind that handmade items are not just beautiful but special… I love to give them and I love to receive them. In my opinion they are the best! Jersey Knit Bracelet Ribbon Flowers As promised, here are instructions for some of the ribbon flowers I was working on a few days ago. If you have all your supplies ready to go, and your glue gun plugged in, you can make one of these in less than 10 minutes, and probably in no more than 5 minutes. They really are that easy. I like to use these little flower stamens, which are available in the cake decorating aisle of your local craft store. But in a pinch, you can easily substitute a narrow ribbon in their place, and that’s what I’ll show you in this tutorial.

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Kids in the Kitchen: Slime! September is in full swing and we thought we’d celebrate by doing Back-to-School week! My oldest kiddo just started pre-school and Kate is now the mother to an official kindergartner. This week we’re going to have *five* posts. How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color We love using chalkboards as backdrops for displays and parties (like this one here!). So we were super excited to learn that you can create your own custom colors-and it's really easy! We first learned how from Martha Stewart whose tutorial you can read here. She recommends that you use latex paint, but we tried it out with acrylic paints with much success. Ribbon Flower Wedding: October 2009 - Church Ceremony/Reception at The Waterford House Supplies: -Ribbon (I used 1 1/2″ width w/ the wire-lined edges- it stays in place better) OR 44″/45″ fabric (I used special occasion fabric). -coordinating thread -needle -buttons, beads, (or you can just use thread), to use as embellishment How To: Thread your needle and tie a knot at one end.

Tissue Flowers Tutorial, No.2 - gingerandgeorge A couple of months ago, Jenny - the very lovely editor of PaperCraft Inspirations - asked me to work up a feature on different ways to use tissue paper. You can see the results in the September issue (on sale right about now), and alongside ruffles, twists, layers, buttons and twirly skirts, there's a miniature version of an old tissue-paper favourite. I made these flowers for Halloween a couple of years ago, and although the large scale can look fantastic on card projects, it doesn't leave room for very much else. By scaling it down, you create a much more versatile embellishment and your tissue supplies will stretch a little further, too.

free pattern friday: george My grandfather had a real soft spot for octopi. Every story my grandfather told us inevitably contained an octopus, even if it was just a walk-on character. Maybe because of him, I have always loved octopi, with their many legs, their pacifist ink-blot self-defense system, and their crafty ways. This felted octopus was named in honor of my grandfather George, who always loved a new toy.

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