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5 Ideas For Cardboard Tube Ornaments

5 Ideas For Cardboard Tube Ornaments

Adventures in garlanding « Bookity 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... PAPER TOWEL ROLL STARS {day 8} Talk about simple upcycling! Slice up a paper towel or toilet paper roll and you’ve got yourself a glittery, star ornament! Country Living Halloween Spiderweb Rug Do you have your October 2011 issue of Country Living magazine yet? It’s out there, and it rocks! Just wait until you see the featured pumpkin craft. If you turn to page 55, you’ll find the spiderweb doormat I crafted. Here’s the simple step-by-step: <img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-4127" title="webrug4" src=" alt="" width="470" height="396" />This would make a really fun classroom or other kid’s project! Share

D-I-Y: Loopy Christmas Balls | Laura Wears... Series 7 - Ornament-ED Finale: Heart House Ornament I have been feeling some feelings lately. Like, feelings of well-being. Like, spontaneous-breaking-into-song-and-general-wonderfulness-type feelings. I know... It sounds pretty floofy, but I can't help it. And I can't explain it either. Before I Begin: I made two versions of this ornament. Tutorial ♥ Heart House Ornament You will need: Old greeting cards or tissue box (but I strongly recommend old greeting cards)Pair of scissorsExacto knifeCraft glueClothespins (for clamping)Pretty stringTwo wooden beads (I stole these from The Boy's stash. 2. 3. 4. 5. Don't look now, but the cute heart house is complete and ready to hang! It reminds me of a itsy garden gazebo or merry-go-round, hee hee. On that note, it is time to bid a fond farewell to this little series... Have a happy weekend.

There is a will...there is a way! Do you ever ...love at first sight? Do you have sleepless night just to think how to 'have' it? Do you ever tried 101 ways just to fulfill your desperate-want-to or must-have? I do! I saw the projects months ago...I have all the material on hand...but only one thing short... So... second alternative.... Third alternative...Finally, I started to regain my conscious. See...My way...to this beauty... Material : 1 piece of mirror 1 piece of "?" 1 piece of tin's lid - the size of the lid have to be smaller than the mirror. Pieces of old cardboard...at least 3mm thinkness Glue, Double sides tape, Glue Gun Some sequins (optional) Method :- 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Project: Toy Batcopter By Andrew Lewis A little while ago, I opened up a trunk that had been buried in the back of an attic for the best part of 100 years. Inside the trunk, I found a box of personal letters and family souvenirs from the early 1900s. At the bottom of the box was a plain white envelope that at first glance seemed to contain a few pieces of bamboo, tissue paper, and decayed rubber. It took me a few minutes to realize that I was looking at a very old homemade toy. The toy was made of a thin bamboo frame, with tissue paper butterfly wings and cotton-wrapped joints. The wings of the butterfly were painted with brightly colored inks, and a rudimentary bamboo propeller was fitted to the top. Materials Directions Step 1: Split the bamboo skewer in half. Step 2: Cut a 6 1/4″ length of bamboo from one of the pieces and use a needle or awl to make a hole in the middle. Step 4: Cut another 6 1/4″ length of bamboo and mark it 3/4″ from each end. Step 10: Cut some wing shapes out of black paper. Related

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!

border punched ornaments I was excited to get a chance to use the new interchangeable border punches from Fiskars. They function the same way as their regular border punches, except you can pop out different design cartridges so they store very compactly! I used them to spice up the popular paper strip ornaments. You can view full photos and details in my article here at Fiskars. Cardboard Gift Tags | Family Chic THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2011 | Comments: 17 The arrival of my husband's new bass amp has provided me with an enormous corrugated box to work with. I've been hooked on embroidery these days – so I couldn't resist using the cardboard to stitch up some gift tags for Valentine's Day. I cut out a piece of cardboard and pressed a cookie cutter into it to leave an impression that I could work from. You could also trace with a pencil – but I find this is an easier technique to use with kids and there are no pencil marks to erace. Using a blunt needle, pierce holes into your shape. Thread your needle with yarn and – using a back stitch – fill in your design. This is a great way to teach your kids some basic stitches.

DIY 3-D Letters from Paper | Months ago I happened upon this font on dafont.com called Punched Out. It’s a free download for a set of cut-out layouts with which you can build 3-D, pixel style letters. Just cut along the solid lines, fold along the dotted lines, put some glue on the shaded flaps, stick them together and that’s it. I printed each letter individually on 8.5 x 11 paper. They make great props, and would be a cheap easy solution for a party or event.

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