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Mini Crepe Paper Flower Favors DIY

Mini Crepe Paper Flower Favors DIY
Jan 26 by Chiara Alberetti Milott I have to say, Valentine’s Day is one of my all-time favorite holidays. Something about all the pink and red makes me giddy. Here are some sweet little Valentine’s Day favors – made with wax paper, and secured with mini crepe paper flowers on a toothpick. Materials needed: crepe paper, toothpicks, scissors, glue, wax paper, a hole punch (I found the smaller size works better with the toothpicks), and some green paper and white-ink pen for name tags. Step 1: Cut out 5 or 6 crepe paper petals, about 1/2-inch wide by 1-inch height, and follow Jordan’s great tutorial for crepe paper flowers here (steps 1-9 of her Basic Rose Instructions). Step 2: Tear off a 12-inch piece of wax paper. Step 3: Punch two holes, about 1 inch down, and 1 1/2 inches from each side. Step 4: Put your treats in a bowl by the door, with a reminder for guests to take one as they leave. P.S. Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

Simple Projects Week: Bows! Welcome to "Simple Projects" week on Ruffles and Stuff! Today's project is simple bow hair clips! A long time ago I saw simple hair bows like these for sale and I thought: "how easy would that be??". And I was so right, they were ridiculously easy. Like, easy enough to make one in every color. There are two different styles, both made with only two tiny scraps of felt. For a more traditional style bow: 1. 2. 3. 4.-5. flatten top and wrap the little piece around the middle. 6. Then glue to a bobby pin, barrette or ribbon covered clip: Enjoy! The next style (my favorite) is even easier! 1. 2.-3. 4. Bam. Wasn't that easy? Paige even helped make a few of these, so if a four year old can do it, so can you! I didn't have time to make more, but I think these would be positively wonderful in leather or suede as well. Have a simply lovely day! Love you, Disney Edited: I couldn't resist-I tried a leather version using a heinous old jacket my mom gave me for scrap fabric: Aren't they cute?? - Ihre personalisierte M&M's® | My M&M's® Homemade Essential Oil Air Fresheners Bring one cup of water to a boil in a small saucepan. Sprinkle the gelatin over the boiling water and whisk until smooth and all the gelatin is dissolved. Add the salt and the second cup of cold water and whisk. Set aside. Add the desired amount of essential oil and food coloring, if using, to the jar(s). Quickly pour the hot liquid gelatin over the essential oil and food coloring. Allow to cool, uncovered on a heat-proof surface. Sweet Basil and Lemon Air Freshener * 20 drops Sweet Basil essential oil * 8 drops Lemon essential oil Rosemary Orange Air Freshener * 25 drops Sweet Orange essential oil * 5 drops Rosemary essential oil (the rosemary essential oil is mighty strong stuff—keep a light hand with this!) Fresh Pine Scent Air Freshener * 25 drops Fir Pine essential oil * 3 drops Lemon essential oil * 2 drops Sweet Orange essential oil * 1 drop Bergamot essential oil Pure Lavender Air Freshener * 30 drops of Lavender essential oil Essence of Provençe Air Freshener

Einrichtungsideen für kleine Räume oder eine kleine Wohnung Kleine Räume Sofa Kommoden Lemon Sugar Scrub Lemon is invigorating any time of year, but something about winter makes me crave that freshness of citrus. This lemon sugar scrub is a great gift and a fun project to make with girlfriends. You can use it as exfoliating body wash, hand scrub or even counter cleaning if you omit the oil… 2 lemons 1 cup of sugar A small jar 2 T cooking oil 2 T of Liquid soap (unscented) Squeeze the lemons into a small bowl. Next add the oil and the liquid soap Mix them all together until it looks creamy Start adding sugar a spoonful at a time and mixing it in Keep adding until it gets really thick and hard to stir. I decorated my jar with Japanese masking tape I made a label with my mini stamp kit Twist the lid back on and you're ready to gift this great winter lemon sugar scrub!

Custom Wood Silhouette Wedding Cake Topper von Silhouetteweddings How to make decorative thumbtacks A few people have emailed asking how to make the little fabric-covered tacks I posted previously. See step-by-step photos below, going from left to right. Start with a pack of "Wedding Gown Size" (size 20, 1/2") metal buttons to cover (available at fabric stores for about $1.50). Pull the loops off all the button backing pieces with a pliers or wire cutter. Cut your fabric scraps into circles slightly larger than a quarter, or use the circle template printed on the back of your button package. Following the package directions, use the "pusher" tool that came in the pack to cover your buttons with fabric. UPDATE: You can buy buttons to cover that have flat backs so you don't have to yank off the wire loops!

Pigment Tutorial Part 1 « Nevertoomuchglitter’s Weblog Here it is, finally! The Pigment Tutorial! For our purposes, pigment is a dry coloring material that can change the color or texture or a nail polish. Some pigment is loose, and some is pressed (think loose eyeshadow vs. the kind in the compact.) Pigment can make a drastic change in the color of a nail polish. First, some pigments: TKB Trading Yellow 5, MAC, Fyrinnae. Pressed eyeshadows can also be a good source of pigment. However, there is one type of pigment that you should NEVER be putting on your body. Artists pigment. So, if you’ve got your non-toxic pigment, what else do you need? A little teeny spoon (I got this at a Japanese coffee shop) and silicone baking tins. Last, you need a spare bottle of clear nail polish. The most basic pigment mixing is with clear polish. Left to right: MAC Teal, Fyrinnae Aztec Gold, Fyrinnae Boytoy, MAC Green Brown. Next, get ready to mix! 1. 2. 3. Voila! Here’s one coat (over the bright yellow I had on before!) With a coat of Seche. Like this:

The Painted Hive: MAGIC Decal Transfer Tutorial with Free Printables! Some of you may remember, a little while back I posted a tutorial for DIY waterslide decals. Among other things, I mentioned how awesome they are for creating custom embellishments without the need for any fancy-pants equipment. Yep, waterslide decal paper is a truly fab product, though as great as it is, there is one drawback – although it’s somewhat tough it’s not especially durable. So, whilst it’s perfect for ornamental purposes, it’s not ideal for more practical applications…until now that is! Magic decal coating paper is a product designed to be used in conjunction with standard decal paper to make the finished transfers super durable – yes, even dishwasher resistant! If you’re already familiar with magic decal coating paper then please excuse my tardy excitement, though for everyone else who is just getting to the party now too, feel free to start throwing the streamers! 1 Image to transfer. Use anything you like. 2 Printer. You can use either a laser or an inkjet printer. 6 Scissors.