12 ADORABLE ACORN CRAFTS We're right at the start of fall and love this season not just for the crisp and cooler weather, but also for all the fun activities you can make with the kids like apple crafts and fall leaves projects. We've rounded up one more set of fun autumn-inspired crafts featuring acorns! These little wooden-like nuts make the perfect accessories for dressing up dolls, or turning into tiny boats and friendly woodland animals like owls and squirrels. Take a look below at all these wonderful projects for some fun fall crafting with the kids!
25 DIY Handmade Gift Tutorials Part 2 I love handmade gifts! I love to give them, I love to receive them, I love to make them. In our home May is a crazy month! We have Mother’s Day, our Anniversary and not just one but 2 birthdays. Gifts are in my mind! …It took me a few weeks however to put this list of handmade gifts together festive ice skate tag card… there’s a festive chill in the air this holiday season so time for a little winter fun. i always get asked what to do with all of the tags i make? well you can use them as an actual tag and place in a journal or scrapbook page, or use as a gift tag, or perhaps cut the top off the tag and layer on a card…but what about making an actual card from a tag? today i wanted to share a simple tag card using the bigz ice skate die i designed for sizzix this year. i must say many people are loving this new ice skate die and the coordinating mini movers and shapers ice skate die (sure seems to bring up lots of childhood memories for many). one of the cool features of the bigz ice skate die is the ability to lace the skates since the die actually cuts lacing slots - here’s how… step 1: begin by die cutting a pair of the bigz ice skates from grungeboard.
Color Palette Generator: Automagically create a color palette from any photo. Tons of fun stuff... Give one of our toys a spin! Lolcat Generator, Hockneyizer, Billboard, Pop Art Poster, Trading Card, Jigsaw, Map Maker, Mosaic Maker, Photobooth, Bead Art, Motivator, Color Palette Generator, Framer, Mat, FX, Magazine Cover, Movie Poster, Wallpaper, Badge Maker, Cube, CD Cover, Gift Center, Pocket Album, Calendar, Skinny Ties One of Ralph’s requests for his birthday was skinny ties. They are surprisingly hard to find — either too long or too expensive for a 13-year-old’s wardrobe. So a few weeks ago, I had an idea: I would buy some old fat ties at a thrift shop and take them to a tailor to have them altered.
DIY Tiny Bow on a Fork As the holiday season is coming, we might have already been thinking about the gifts we are going to give to your family and friends. When we decorate a gift package or a handmade greeting card, we often need to tie a bow. Sometimes the ribbon bow is so small that it’s not easy to make it by hand. Luckily there is a simple solution to it and the secret is using a fork. In the video below, Handimania demonstrates how to make a perfect tiny bow just by using a fork. Isn’t that cool? DIY Driftwood Photo Display By the South Coast of Norway, where I live, there is a lot of driftwood to be found along the shore. One thing you can make of driftwood is decorations. I´ve used three wooden sticks, drilled two holes in each of them and used twine with knots to hold it all together. I also found some tiny clothespins for the photos.
A Beach Cottage Love Your Christmas Home DAY 1 - Beach Decor Blog, Coastal Blog, Coastal Decorating 14 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 13 Google+ 1 Pin It Share 0 Buffer 0 14 Flares × Welcome to Love Your Christmas Home! G’day! Pallet wood walkway all prettied up again My pallet wood walkway in the garden has kept me busy today. I’m starting to think that bloggers just shouldn’t have gardens. Actually, let me rephrase that… maybe we should just blog about them more so they’re kept up. DIY: Bottles Full of Light The other day, I wrote about attempting to drill through glass and I finished up the project this weekend. I think it turned out beautifully — I love the idea of bottled light! These would be pretty by a wintery window or under an entry table. I like the way the gold paint makes the bottom of the bottles look misty and glow-y, even during the daytime. I’ve got a ton of images and DIY instructions below if you’d like to try this too. For tools and supplies, I started at my local True Value.
DIY Fruit Pom Poms Pom poms are great for decorations because they come in many colors, sizes, and varieties and can be made from a wide array of materials. In addition, they make great playful toys that are soft to hold and colorful to the eyes. I came across this fun DIY project by the Mr Printables blog to make some fruit pom poms: strawberry, kiwi, watermelon and more. They are so cute and colorful that everyone will love to have them, especially kids. They make nice home decors too! Make sure you head over to Mr Printable blog to check out the full tutorial and how to make pineapple, orange or pear pom poms.