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5 Ideas For Cardboard Tube Ornaments

5 Ideas For Cardboard Tube Ornaments
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holiday teacher gifts I love finding creative (and cute) ways to say thank you to the teachers and staff at the kids' school. From finding fun ways to dress up (literally) practical gifts... ... to adorable ways to house a gift ... .... to making super simple, yummy treats! Lots of teacher gift and card ideas in my new article over at Fiskars here. D-I-Y: Loopy Christmas Balls | Laura Wears... How to Make ... Washi Tape! Are you like me and just can't bring yourself to spend a lot of money on things that even though they are really pretty, will probably just sit there for ages without use? I've always loved the look of washi tape but find it so expensive and hard to justify. So, I decided to get creative and make my own.. All you need is some double sided tape and tissue paper! Too easy!

Rose Wreath Tutorial Thank you for all your wonderful comments about this wreath. It is a bit time consuming, but totally worth it. Supplies: 12 inch foam wreath Cardstock – I used 8.5 x 11 scissors hot glue gun spray adhesive glitter – I like Martha Stewart’s crystal fine glitter 1 1/2 yards sheer ribbon 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Email me if you have any questions and please send me a link with your wreath. Linking to: Nesting Place Making stickers out of recycled paper Making stickers out of recycled paper October 25th, 2011 I recently discovered this great tutorial by Amanda Wood on how to make lovely stickers from recycled paper. The best thing about it is that the tutorial uses one of my favourite things – envelopes with funky security patterns. How could I resist! You will need: For the glue: 6 tbsp white vinegar 4 packages of unflavoured gelatin 1 tbsp flavouring such as peppermint, lemon or vanilla extract For the stickers: foam paint brush security envelopes or other papers from the recycling bin (enough glue for about 20 envelopes) paper punch (I used a 2″ scalloped circle punch in the picture) sponge for moistening stickers First of all you need to make the glue, so bring the vinegar to boil in a small pan. If you don’t want to go to all the hassle of making glue, you could always use ‘lick n stick’ glue – it’s the stuff I use for my recycled envelopes and you can get it here.

Paper Star Lantern Tutorial Buon lunedì a tutti!! Iniziamo la settimana con un bel DIY dedicato alla Pasqua! Tra mille possibilità di decorare le uova, io ho scelto di fare dei coniglietti, da usare per vivacizzare la tavola e far giocare i bambini, o anche come segnaposto. Happy Monday everyone! Ma come vedete, almeno oggi sembra andare tutto bene!!!!! But as you can see, at least today everything seems to be going well!!!!! Vi serve: tempera acrilica rossa, cartoncini panna e rosa, pennarello nero indelebile, matita, pennello, gomma, colla stick, forbici, bicchieri di carta, colla vinilica. You will need: red acrylic paint, cardboards cream and pink, permanent black marker, pencil, brush, eraser, glue stick, scissors, paper cups, PVA glue. Il vostro coniglietto è pronto! Your bunny is ready! Vi suggerisco anche un semplice giochino da fare con i bambini!

A Pretty Life in the Suburbs: Starbucks Inspired Christmas Ornament Wreath I wanted to share with you my most favourite wreath ever! I made this one a few years ago, after I saw similar ones in Starbucks. I remember when I saw these my heart did a little pitter patter! So I sipped my eggnog latte while I studied them very carefully, then I ran, literally ran to Michaels to buy the supplies to make one for myself! Here’s what you need:1 grapevine wreath~ 40 shatterproof ornaments in red – I used shiny, glittery and matte balls2 sizes of styrofoam balls, about 352 shades of green yarnglue gun Wrap the styrofoam balls in the yarn.Then with your glue gun, randomly glue on the balls. This is by far my most favourite wreath! Festive Linking:

MAGAZINE ENVELOPES 18K+ Well I got this idea from our friend Nina. She was making these super cute envelopes out of scrapbook paper and I really wanted to make some! So I came home and made some! You will need: An old magazine, scissors, an envelope, a glue stick and a Sharpie. Tear out some magazine pages that you like. Carefully pull the envelope apart. Trace the envelope on a magazine page. Cut the envelope shape out. Turn the envelope over as well as the magazine cut-out. Unfold everything and separate the magazine cut-out from the envelope. Glue the bottom flap down to the two side flaps. And you've made your own envelope! The great thing about making these envelopes our of magazine pages is that the envelopes have a character all of their own.

Paper Onion Garland I made these map garlands as a special request for a customer and they have proved rather popular. The map colours glow in the light – all those blues and green smoosh together into something very pretty. This is the style I call ‘paper onions’. I don’t know what else to call them! These are paper hearts, strung on twine. There are eight on a string. I’d like to experiment with something other than twine though. Like this: Like Loading...

Felt Christmas Trees Felt Christmas Trees I wanted to make four felt Christmas trees, one for each member of our family. These trees are very easy to make and cost about 30 cents each. These are generally based off of this pom pom felt flower that I love to make. First you need to make cardboard cones. Next, you need to make a lot of felt "leaves" (like the pom pom flowers). Now, you start gluing the felt strips around the cardboard. I made 4 different trees for each of the members of my family. My tree I made the cone a little bit thinner than the kids' trees. I added a felt bow to the top. I alternated the shades of green felt for each layer. Grant {my husband}'s tree I made Grant a Dallas Cowboys mini Christmas tree. Felt football garland: I cut out brown football shapes, stitched them together, and wrapped them around the tree. Benjamin's tree Benjamin's tree was the simplest. Lyla's tree Lyla's tree is the fun kid tree. (I also used bamboo skewers for grilling to hold up the stars.

Paper Owl Family Today I was inspired by The Krafty Wife to make my own paper owl family. I used scraps of paper with patterns and put them together to make cute owls. First you can download the base template for the owl here at sewnews Use scraps of paper with different colors and patterns for the body parts of the owl. Then try to put them together using Elmer's glue. You can frame them just like what The Krafty Wife did: While I just stuck my owls on the wall using tape. The thing here is I didn't really print the template, I just used it as basis for the shape of the body parts. Anyway, it's easy to do.

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