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Tutorial Tuesday - Button Bracelets

Tutorial Tuesday - Button Bracelets
Tutorial Tuesday - Button Bracelets My girlfriend came over to refill my estrogen reserves last week, and brought with her a fantastic craft for us to do together while chatting, laughing, gossiping and catching up after her long vacation. One third of the way through summer vacation with three boys, she knew just what I needed. She brought over a bunch of stuff for us to sit down and make our own button bracelets. So fun! The greatest part was that each of our bracelets turned out differently! Do you want to join us? Materials: Buttons in various sizes (test to be sure your cord will fit into the holes)Round leather or coated cotton cord (1 mm in diameter) Instructions: Arrange your buttons ahead of time to lay out your pattern Begin with a length of cord about 18 inches long (you will adjust this to fit at the end, but cutting it too short will result in frustration and some me, I know). Fold your cord in half and tie a knot in the looped end, like this: Now, go crazy!

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» DIY Simple Valentine Note Cards I love these cards. I saw an example on MADE and wanted to make some of my own. They turned out so cute and I think I am going to make a bunch more for Valentines day. These last few days my daughter has been wanting to make Valentines decorations so beware these next couple weeks will be full of hearts and love. These are super simple to make. Des idées en plus : marie les bas bleus Une espèce de petit tuto pour Akä ! Parce que ses boutons ne tiennent pas en place ... Et que quelques photos valent mieux qu'un long discours . bokmärken – Craft of the Day, bookmarks Du behöver: Kuvert (återanvänd gärna gamla kuvert), ett ark med vitt papper (för mallen), sax, penna, lim och ett mönstrat papper. Inspiration till detta pyssel kommer från The Creative Homemaker. Fler varianter på samma tema finns här och här.

How to Make Singleton Buttons March 13th, 2009 0Email 160 users recommend Singleton buttons are similar to covered buttons, but their construction gives them a nicer "heft" and finish. Diane Gilleland These buttons are made on plastic bone rings, which come in lots of sizes. How to make gift bags from newspaper When I bought something at a store recently, the clerk handed me my purchase in a bag made from a newspaper. I liked it very much and had to make some more—thus today's DIY recycled newspaper project: gift bags made from the Wall Street Journal. You can vary the dimensions, of course, but here's what I used to create a bag that's 5" tall, 4.5" wide, and 3" deep.

Original Fridays #16 unOriginal Mom Happy Friday, everybody! I don’t know about you, but here in central PA it is an absolutely picture perfect day. Sunny blue skies, low humidity, and about 75 degrees. I wish we could bottle up this weather and keep it all year long! It’s been a few weeks since my last “Original Friday” post…things have been a little crazy around here! Embellish a Card with Felted Shells - Quilting Daily It's summer here, and if you're lucky enough to live near the ocean, you can find plenty of artistic inspiration from the landscape, the wildlife, and the found objects. Shells hold a particular fascination for many fiber and mixed-media artists. You can use found shells to embellish an art quilt. Or the colors, textures, patterns, and matte or iridescent surfaces of shells can be interpreted in fabric, surface design, beadwork, and fibers. I never would have thought of using needle-felting to create shell art, but when I saw Deborah Wolff's Felted Seashell Cards in the July/August 2013 issue of our sister publication Cloth Paper Scissors, I thought, "What a great idea."

Just married #01 - Les pépites de Lakshmi Ca y est, je suis officiellement Madame K.!!! Et c'est à l'homme que cela fait le plus bizarre! ;) цветы своими руками. мастер класс. подарки своими руками. поделки своими руками Сентябрь 7th, 2012 Пуговицы имеют длинную историю. Об этом много написано. Оказывается, уже в третьем тысячелетии до нашей эры люди задумывались о застегивании одежды. Поделки их пуговиц Здравствуйте! Заканчивая пуговичную тему хочу отдельно рассказать про поделки из пуговиц для детей. Их можно разделить на несколько типов. С самыми маленькими малышами можно играть пуговицами выкладывая из них (стрекозу, цветочки и т.п.) или украшая картонные заготовки. С картонными заготовками вы можете дать волю своей фантазии и вырезать любую фигуру — от елки и машинки, до бабочек и кисок. Крепить пуовицы можно как на клей, так и с помощью пластилина.

Trash to Treasure Beading Contest Winners 'Trash to Treasure Beading Contest' WINNERS! This contest caused some serious 'out of the box' thinking and the entries show it! Creating environmental awareness by making jewelry was our goal and what a success it was - as many news sources picked up the story and hopefully the 'fad' will continue. It was a daily thrill at the Happy Mango Beads office when photos were being downloaded, we all loved seeing what would come next. PRIZES: Our overall grand prize winner won a $100 gift certificate to Happy Mango Beads, the 2 honorable mentions and all 5 category winners each won a $25 gift certificate, plus 5 additional entries (alternates - that were high contenders in the judging process) won $15 gift certificates.