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Swarming Butterfly Chandelier Ingredients you will need: Butterfly punch, die-cut or Silhouette Digital Craft Cutter for cutting images (We used the Silhouette to cut a 2 ½” butterfly.)- this is also a QuicKutz die that can be used in your Revolution or Cuttlebug. Paper in desired colors- you will need enough paper to cut 136 images (we used white cardstock and clear vellum for our butterflies) 14” metal ring- you can use a metal wreath base or even a large embroidery hoop 15-20 yards of coordinating ribbon for tying around base Fishing Line Sturdy wire for cross hairs of chandelier Glue Dots Scissors Tulle for hanging the chandelier from ceiling Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. *Notes: This chandelier can be made with a variety of different shapes and papers to create a look that will match your room perfectly. *Look for a special Halloween Chandelier Kit coming soon on the Heartland Paper Blog Related:  ✂️ BUTTERFLY

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. 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... ...And as bedroom decor... ...And maybe I couldn't resist making just a few little blossoms... Want to make some? Materials: Tissue paper Heavy-duty scissors Floral wire Make sure you use a pair of scissors that you don't mind ruining, because they're going to take a serious beating here. For a package of 20" x 25" tissue paper, 8 sheets: Large flowers (Peonies): 16 per pack Small flowers (Carnations): 32 per pack Mini pompoms (Garland): 8 per pack Small pompoms: 2 per pack Medium pompoms: 1 per pack* Large pompoms: 1 per pack *There will be enough paper leftover from a medium pompom to make flowers or mini pompoms The flowers are easiest, so lets start there. And here's completed!

DIY Chalkboard Serving Platter December 21st, 2011 Just one more chalkboard porcelain paint project, and then I’ll give it a rest. I promise. How about… a chalkboard serving platter? you’ll need: a porcelain platter (mine is from CB2)painter’s tape (optional) Pebeo Porcelaine 150 Chalkboard Paint (available at Dick Blick or Amazon)(Don’t use regular chalkboard paint. how to: 1.

Big Doodle - artwork by Lawrence Yang - StumbleUpon Big sharpie doodle! Big Doodle - sharpie on mat board - 40" x 32" Artwork © Lawrence Yang 2009 my blog | my site | purchase inquiries Vinyl Butterflies Our newest moodboard Set Free showcases our awesomely handmade vinyl butterflies. They’re relatively easy to make (relatively meaning possible), but be careful and clear your schedule for the day. Here’s how these butterflies transformed from old vinyl records. (We found our vinyls at a thrift store. We do NOT recommend using any favorites of yours/your bf’s/your parents’. ha.) Materials: Vinyl Records, White & Black Crayon, Butterfly Stencils, Scissors Center the butterfly pattern on the vinyl record. Line a cookie sheet with tin foil and place the record on top. Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees and place the cookie sheet on the top rack of the oven. Use sharp scissors to cut out the butterfly shape. You’re almost done! Now that the butterfly is completely cut out, begin to softly bend the wings upward for a 3D effect. Ta-da! If you do end up making any, huge high fives to you, and send us pictures! Check out the rest of our DIYs here! XoXo,ThreadSence P.S.

creative confetti: Super Glue and a Pickle Jar Too It's time for another fun tutorial. This is a super easy, super cute, super fun craft. (Are you getting that I think it's SUPER?) You can find this idea all over Pinterest. Spray paint the candle holder. Next I super glued the washers to the lid. Then I added a great finial. Let the super glue dry for about an hour and spray paint. Now for the fun part. The last thing to do is to fill it with yummy, delicious goodness and enjoy! It seems fitting to put chocolate, especially dark chocolate, on a pedestal. “block” printed duvet i love bedding! summer bedding, fall bedding, pillows, throws, you name it. this project is inspired by the beautiful bedding textiles designed by john robshaw. i’ve taken a simple cotton duvet and “block” printed a pine cone design, but instead of using expensive wood or linoleum blocks, i made a makeshift block from scrap cardboard (free!). this project takes a little more time and patience then the last textile makeover, but the results are really beautiful and this can be a very inexpensive bedding update for whenever you need it. have fun! – kate CLICK HERE for the full project after the jump! materials: instructions: to make the cardboard printing “block”: to print the design:

Custom Color Chalkboard Paint - Martha Stewart Organizing Crafts Thanks to paint that dries into a chalkboard finish, your board can be whatever size you desire and placed wherever you like. Store-bought formulas come in traditional green and black. But you can also follow our recipe to mix your own batch in any shade. Tip: Start with flat-finish latex paint in any shade. Wall Calendar A home office is the ideal spot for a family planner. Mudroom Mural The bottom half of a mudroom wall is just the right height for pint-size Picassos -- when coated with store-bought green chalkboard paint. Message Center Write-on paint needn't be applied only to walls. Pantry Reminder Covered with chalkboard paint, a pantry door serves as the perfect place to keep a running shopping list.

Glowing Firefly Jars My birthday is on June 17th, which, when you're a kid, is a pretty great day for a birthday. You never have to go to school, the activity options are endless, and your party can always include a squirt gun fight. Related Video: But, each year I also get another special, seasonal gift. Even now, among the good times with families and friends, I always see the first fireflies of the year on my birthday. It started with those outdoor parties and cookouts as a kid, and continued through the bonfires of high school, the theme parks of college, and now, a quiet evening walk with the people I love the most. Unfortunately, they seem to be one of those internet phenomena where things get passed around, and no one seems to know the original source. "Flick glow-in-the-dark paint onto the inside of a mason jar. Make 'em. Update: Cyndee, in the comments below, was able to locate a how-to from what seems like the author of the original photograph. spotted on We Heart It

May Mini Challenge: Clean House! Happy Monday! How has your month of May been going? Things around here have been a whirlwind this last couple of months, and some exciting things have had us shift our priorities and focus around the abode {nothing too crazy, just a few personal things}. With that, I had to take a month off from the monthly challenges, but I am back this month with a mini-challenge that I am posing to myself, and thought that some of you may want to play along! Did you know it was spring? We have a pretty basic cleaning plan from day to day, week to week, however, there are those other things that get neglected throughout the year and are always in need of a little extra attention around spring time. I love this time of year because it motivates me to be ruthless with our house, give it a fresh eye and declutter, clean and get ready to enjoy the upcoming summer months! Although I have been feeling busier than ever as of late, I know it shouldn't take long to knock a few cleaning tasks off the list.

Pom-Poms and Luminarias How-To Joyous bursts of color dance above a table, imparting a cheerful radiance to a rehearsal dinner or casual reception. The dahlialike pom-poms appear to float in the air; in reality they are hung from the ceiling with monofilament. Echoing the vibrant hanging puffs, pom-pom napkin rings in citrus shades adorn each place setting. Square glass vessels in various sizes line tables. How to Make the Pom-PomsYou'll need tissue paper and 24-gauge white cloth-covered floral wire. Hanging Pom-Poms1. 2. 3. 4. Napkin RingsWith just a few changes, these follow the same steps as the hanging pom-poms. 1. 2. 4.