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Make A Rose From Plastic Spoons & A Candle

Make A Rose From Plastic Spoons & A Candle
Here's a new one! When is a rose not a rose? When it is picnic spoons. Materials: heavy duty plastic spoons pin back (optional) Goop glue (optional) Tools: candle ceramic tile (optional) garden clippers pliers Hold a plastic spoon about an inch above a lighted candle; bowl facing down. Place them together and melt the handles just under the buds. When the handles melt, pull them off of the rose bud and push the bud onto a ceramic tile to flatten the melted area. Melt the rest of the spoons but this time heat the underside of the bowls. Snip off the handles with garden clippers. Hold the tip of the petal with the pliers and heat the place on the spoon where the handle was until it begins to melt. Here you have a glossy, porcelain-looking rose. These spoons came from Wal-Mart (next to the paper towels). Hot glue silk rose petals to the base of the rose if you wish. There is a slight stinky melted plastic smell so you may want to open a window. Related:  Plastic Bottle Crafts

Recycle A Plastic Bottle Into A Vase Home » $1 and Free, cheap crafts, Decor, Gifts to Make, Headline, Kids, Weddings 19 March 2009 73,627 views 18 Comments by heather With some clever cutting and folding, a clear plastic soda bottle headed for the recycling bin can be given new life as a pretty vase. Of course, you CAN buy a soda at the dollar store if you don't have one of these bottles on hand! Project Estimate: Clear plastic soda bottle (20 oz), on hand or $1Scissors Total cost: FREE Disclosure: this article may contain affiliate links or other forms of sponsored content.

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Inkling: paper bird centerpiece It was time to get serious about a spring table centerpiece and after much thought or at least five minutes of thought - I decided I needed some blue birds. To make these little paper birds, you will need: Paper to form the bird (I used kraft paper) Masking tape Pretty paper to cover the birds (I used blue rice paper) Glue Start by forming a shape of a bird with the kraft paper. Cut strips of your pretty paper and glue to your bird shape leaving the beak area uncovered. Use your birds to add a touch of spring to your craft projects or home décor. I have a feeling I’ll be making more of these little birds and adapting them for all of the seasons. This project is entered in the CSI Easter Challenge …………………………………………………………………… This project is linked at the following: And other link parties that I participate can be found here.

Pattern Runway: {Project} ~ Rosette Bib Necklace This post is in no way original! Fabric rosettes and necklaces have been doing the rounds in blogging sphere in a big way. You only have to google “Bib necklace” to find an array of D.I.Y tutorials and blog posts devoted to this project. Its a little bit crafty and a little bit shabby chic, but… its popularity in no way diminishes the desirability of this delightfully sweet, simple and fashionable adornment. ~ How to create a Fabric Rosette: Cut a strip of fabric about 1.5″/ 3cm wide and about 50cm /20″ long. Tuck the knot back on its self and begin to roll the fabric around it, turning and twisting the fabric strip in, towards the centre of the flower. Keep rolling, turing and twisting. When you have a flower of desired size, twist the fabric strip to the underneath of the fabric, trim off and glue to the flower base and make another one! ~ How to make the necklace: Once you have made several flowers of different sizes, arrange you flowers on a piece of paper in a bib like shape. ~ Enjoy,

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Weaving a Complex Ojo de Dios Maybe you’ve made a god’s eye with a couple popsicle sticks at camp one summer in the hazy past, but have you considered the beautifully vast possibilities of this art form? South Carolina-based Etsy artist Jay Mohler has found a calling making Ojos de Dios (a.k.a. god’s eyes) with up to six sticks, twelve sides, and undulating intricate woven patterns. His creations are constructed from the very same humble materials that many of us associate with a camp craft — colorful yarn and sticks — plus, a healthy dose of ingenuity and a deep interest in Tibetan and Huichol artifacts and mandalas. For this week’s How-Tuesday, Jay has teamed up with local Etsy photographer Emily Munn to create a how-to designed to coach you through the process of crafting your own singular Ojo de Dios, transforming raw materials into a harmonious artwork. Ojos de Dios, which is Spanish for “Eyes of God,” are made from yarn and sticks by native peoples of Mexico and South America. Supplies You’ll Need: Directions:

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