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Tricks + Treats: Little Birdie Plush by Viviana Agostinho

Tricks + Treats: Little Birdie Plush by Viviana Agostinho
Hi there! It's Viviana! Elsie asked me to share a cute plush DIY today for Tricks + Treats and I made this little bird just for you. Enjoy! A little birdie told me... Wanna know what this birdie is telling? The numbers in each birdie part correspond to the amount of pieces you will have to cut. To make your birdie you will need: - Felt and fabric of your choosing- 2 medium size buttons in any color- 2 small beads or buttons in black- Felt scraps in black and red- A handful of fiberfill- Thread, needles, pins... Place each part of the pattern on the wrong side of your fabric and felt and cut all the parts you will need. You will begin creating your birdie's front section. Sew front and back sections (wrong face up!) Fill body with fiberfill. Yay! Thanks so much, Viviana. Related:  Christmas Ideas

Make Your Own Birdie Fringe Purse I love statement pieces, especially accessories! I created this pretty bird fringe purse because I wanted something special to wear this Autumn. This pretty project only took me about two hours to create. I hope you enjoy it... This little birdie is my vintage inspiration. Here's how I made mine.... Step 1: Draft a quick pattern on paper for your bird shape. I made a strap with two long strips of leather, lots of punches and yarn. A few thoughts about working with leather: I have been working with leather (and faux leather) for many years. I hope you've enjoyed my little bird purse D.I.Y. Saturday Morning Sowing Remember my little video for making newspaper plant pots? On Saturday morning, The Boy and I actually put our pots to use by gum. We smooshed moist potting soil into them.. Wrote-up some labels using old cut up mini-blinds... Snuggled them up nice and cozy into a couple of deep foam meat trays... Sowed some seed... Sprinkled a little soil and water on them. Now for the hard part... Hrm. This is a true test of my patience. Edited to Add on 3 Apr 2012: Please note that I've used black and white newspaper to make the pots as black ink is made of soy and safe to use around edibles. You have a great day now.

How To Make Hair Bows: DIY (jr.) Hello! I'm excited to introduce you to a cute new weekly feature DIY jr. It's a quickie DIY that you can do in an hour or less! Hair bows are one of my favorite accessories and this tutorial has been requested a lot over the past year. I hope you enjoy... 1. Here's another fun idea. XOXO. piñata Juste une envie de bonbons alors il nous fallait une piñata ! Pourquoi faire simple lorsque l ' on peut faire compliquer !Alors voici Lucas a l ' oeuvre : Une petite séance de séchage dehors entre deux couches . . . Voila , madame Monster ! Kika concentrée . . . . Ça n ' a pas été facile a casser mais on les a eu ces bonbons !

a fun little party idea... Last time I was shopping at Hobby Lobby (which is all the time, let's be honest...) I found some chalkboard paper in an adhesive roll, similar to contact paper! Kinsey and I thought it would be fun to make removable glass markers for parties. Simply grab a roll of adhesive chalkboard paper, cut a strip, adhere it to your glass and smooth out any wrinkles with your finger. xo. elsie & kinsey too!

Avec nos petits doigts C'est comme ça chez nous... Notre petit atelier ! Y'en a partout ! 2 machines à coudre (une chacune), de la laine, des boutons, des yeux qui bougent, des ciseaux, des crayons de toutes sortes, des papiers, des grelots, des rubans, de la pâte fimo, des tissus, de la peinture, des pots de bric et de broc... On teste, on essaie, on s'amuse ! Et puis, la préparation du calendrier de l'avent... Pfff... Et puis... Et puis... (Et encore, je ne vous montre pas tout nos essais...) Bref, un méga laboratoire ! Je voudrais y passer plus de temps... Faudrait juste que j'ai une horloge magique avec le chiffre 14 ou 15 dessus... Alors comme ce n'est pas encore le cas, je ne poste pas souvent en ce moment et je n'ai pas beaucoup plus le temps de venir vous rendre visite et de répondre à vos adorables commentaires... J'en suis désolée... Et là... C'est encore moOoOoOi ! Belle semaine à vous toutes !

Sparkling Champagne Cupcakes - StumbleUpon 2010 is almost a memory, and what remains is mostly the bitter-sweet disassembling of Christmas. I've been finding pieces of packaging shrapnel from eager gift opening and the odd half-eaten piece of Christmas candy (a sure sign of overindulgence). For me, these days-after feel a little awkward, but reflecting on the year fills my glass half-full again. So many amazing things happened, and I am hopeful that 2011 will be even better! I may even have a resolution or two. Though I'll miss the ornaments and lights, these cupcakes have plenty of sparkle to welcome in the new year. The filling is my favorite element of this dessert. I think I'll thicken the unused portion (with mascarpone?) Sparkling Champagne Cupcakes Yield: about 17 cupcakes [click to print] Cake: 1/2 cup butter softened 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 3/4 cups flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup champagne, prosecco or your choice of sparkling wine

Lisa's factory 10 Beautiful Fabric Flower Tutorials | Skip To My Lou - StumbleUpon It is spring! If the flowers are not blooming yet here is a round-up of awesome tutorials to help you make your own flowers! Here you will find 10 beautiful fabric flowers, but don’t miss these five fabric flower tutorials! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. ..And how about updating your spring wardrobe with this beautiful rolled rose bracelet. 10. Just had to add one more! 11. If you need more flowers don’t miss the round-up of crochet flower tutorials and these darling fabric flowers!

Quick and Simple Snack Bag Tutorial So here is a project that is supposed to be super quick and easy to satisfy a need. What need? Well! I like to buy the larger packs of snack etc because it's cheaper than lots of single helpings. However, these packs are not very easy to handle- trying to reseal a large pack of biscuits with an elastic band in a moving car on a road trip is not fun! These bags are easy to squeeze into the small spaces left when we've crammed the car for holiday and are wipe clean (but can be turned inside out and really washed if required). I made some of these for an expectant mum and they went down really well! To begin: We will need Fabric- 1 window piece 20cm (8inches) by 24cm (9 and a half inches) and 1 back piece 20cm (8inches) by 20cm (8inches).Clear plastic 2 pieces to the same dimensions as the fabric. First, let's cut the window. At this point you could iron the folds inwards - but this project is DO EASY. Here's is a close up of the corners for clarity: That's the small back piece done! OK.