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Katies Rose Cottage: Mercury Glass Family Fun

Katies Rose Cottage: Mercury Glass Family Fun

Cupcake Wrappers Made from Doilies: Free Cupcake Wrapper Template Posted on May 24, 2010 by Christina I wish I could say that these cupcake wrappers made from paper doilies were my very own idea. I wish I could say that I was the genius behind this DIY brilliance. I discovered these cupcake wrappers over here. I asked Brittany over at Pink Peacock Paperie to whip me up a template for the cupcake wrappers. I was amazed at how easy they were to make and how pretty they looked. Here is the free cupcake wrapper template download. Tutorial for Cupcake Wrappers Made from Doilies You will need: paper doilies (Mine were just over 11 inches.) pencil scissors glue stick cupcake wrapper template Place doilie on a flat surface. Cut out cupcake wrappers from the template. Trace along the inside curve and at the ends. Cut out the cupcake wrapper. Using a glue stick, add glue to one of the edges of the wrapper.

Japanese Temari - Basics of Glass Etching Using Etching Crème There are currently no images from other crafters. close Terms & Conditions You must enter into this Agreement if you want to submit digital images or other content to Prime Publishing through Sharing Customer Images (the "Service"). 1) Eligibility. 2) Definitions. 3) License Grant for Materials. 4) Removal of Materials. 5) License for Name, Trademarks and Likenesses. 6) Specifications and Guidelines. 7) Representations, Warranties and Indemnities. 8) Restrictions. 9) No Obligation. 10) Changes to Agreement. 11) Prime Publishing Intellectual Property. 12) Communications. 13) Waiver. 14) Disclaimer. 15) Miscellaneous. Sharing Your Own Images Who can share images? You! What should I share? Please share images that will help other visitors. Do include captions for your images. What shouldn't I share? Behave as if you were a guest at a friend's dinner party: please treat the Prime Publishing community with respect. The same guidelines apply to your captions and notes. Where will my image appear?

Typographic Wooden Box I recently went on a Christmas crafting frenzy so I could stock my space at the shop with some cheerful goodies for those early-bird holiday shoppers. I gave you a sneak peak of some of them in this photo a couple of posts ago. And today I'm going to give you a closer look. I've said it before and I'll say it again- I am not terribly original but I can copy just about anything. These mason jar snow globes are an Anthropologie knock-off. I made some more this afternoon and considered doing a full tutorial, but they're just so easy it seemed silly. You'll need:mason jar (mine are from Hobby Lobby)mini fake trees (got mine at Dollar Tree in a 2-pack with one big and one small)any other little items you want inside, like mini pine conesfake snow (any craft store)glitterhot glue gun and sticksribbon or rope to decorate Hot glue your trees and other knick-knacks to the inside of the lid. Moving on... I really love old sheet music and have collected quite a few vintage hymnals.

Burlap Banner Tutorial My sister, Brittany, has been nagging me daily to get this tutorial up on my blog :). Since I've been MIA on here for 4 months now, I figured maybe this will get me going again (No promises!). This is super easy and the burlap is perfect for decorating all things FALL. My favorite time of year! Supplies you will need: Burlap (Amount depends on how many triangle pendants you want) Freezer Paper (Found in grocery stores by saran wrap) Acrylic paint Foam brushes (The round ones in the picture work best) Hemp cord, ribbon, or twine (to hang the banner) Optional: Mod Podge Extra fine Glitter Around the house: Iron Scissors Ruler Glue gun Exact-o knife Construction paper Cut Burlap: 1. 2. *There is a trick to cutting burlap--Cut an 11-inch strip so you can stagger your triangles and conserve more material. Create Stencils: 1. 2.Cut out squares of freezer paper to trace your letters on. 3. *This is where it would be really helpful to have a Cricut cutter machine! Paint Burlap:1. 2. 3. 4. Finish and hang: 1. 2.

Easy to Make Christmas Ornaments Looking to make Christmas ornaments to decorate your tree with this Christmas? On this page I have some really simple, step-by-step photo instructions for making paper baubles - very traditional, and they just look so great! If you want more ideas, take a peek at my other easy to make Christmas decorations at the bottom of this page. How to Make Christmas Baubles When I was a kid, my parents had some store-bought baubles like this in a plain red. I tweaked the method a little bit, to give fuller-looking baubles. These paper ornaments look beautiful made out of double-sided patterned scrapbook paper, but I’ve made the instructions with plain colored paper just so they are easier to follow. Make Christmas Ornaments: Materials Colourful paper or card (or print some - see below) A pencil Something circular to trace around (e.g. a glass) Scissors Some mini glue dots, or glue, or double sided tape Craft wire (florist wire will do) or a stapler Tips: Print the paper double sided.

DIY Marbled Glassware When graphic designer and artist Joanna Bean Martin shared with us her technique for marbling the bottoms of glassware with nail polish, we couldn’t wait to try it ourselves. Who knew it would be such an easy way to add color and pattern to your next tablescape or party? Remember, the brighter and bolder colors you use, the more the glasses will radiate and glow. Have fun! You’ll need:flat bottomed glasswarevariety of colorful nail polishclear nail polisha disposable plastic containernail polish removerpainters tapetoothpicks Mask off the bottom of the glass with painters tape. Fill a disposable, plastic container with water. Layer the colors one on top of the other. Submerge the bottom of the glass into the polish. Allow to dry completely before applying a layer of clear polish. Once everything has dried, remove the painters tape and touch up with nail polish remover and a cotton swab. Your glowing glasses are finished! Bottoms up!

The Concrete Cottage: How to Make a Faux Cork What?So not everyone NEEDS a faux cork?I know that's what you're thinking!Hogwash!Fiddlestix!Yeah, I know. The FAUX kind. Wanna learn how to make one? Well I'm gonna show you anyway. So here's the nitty gritty.You'll need some brown craft paper, Mod Podge, one of those styrofoam cone thingies from Michael's, a sponge brush and a serrated knife.Oh, and a cutting board might be handy unless you're into that "mess up the table and pretend it never happened" kinda thing. And the steps go something like this...One. Here it is all dry.Do you see the issue that had me all fussy and irritated at this point? My Mod Podge Is Showing! Ok, so this isn't quite as big of a problem as say, "my roots are showing" or "my bra is showing" or my all time favorite "my butt-crack is showing". Butt (pun intended there!) I put it on so thick that even after it dried it was still white in spots. Butt (pun again! I slathered on some Annie Sloan dark wax and I think it did the trick! Mod Podge Managed! So here it is!

DIY Chalkboard Serving Platter December 21st, 2011 Just one more chalkboard porcelain paint project, and then I’ll give it a rest. I promise. How about… a chalkboard serving platter? It’s perfect for serving cheese, cookies, or any other goodies you might need to label. you’ll need: a porcelain platter (mine is from CB2)painter’s tape (optional) Pebeo Porcelaine 150 Chalkboard Paint (available at Dick Blick or Amazon)(Don’t use regular chalkboard paint. how to: 1.

Paint chip chevron ombre necklace I really love the ombre trend. The ombre hair is not really for me because I really like my blonde hair as it is for now. But the ombre fashion, interior and jewelry items are absolutely gorgeous! Today I want to share a chevron ombre necklace DIY with you. Yes I know, chevron AND ombre, how great is that? And it’s really not that hard to make. Learn how to make this pretty paint chip chevron ombre necklace after the jump. . . What you need for this paint chip chevron ombre necklace - paint chip - chain necklace - small jump rings - piece of plastic (I used recycled vertical Venetian blinds) - scissors - triangle ruler - pen - Mod Podge - Paint brush - Cropodile - jewelry pliers How to create a paint chip chevron ombre necklace 1.

Homemade Flattened Glass Bottles Glass art is a beautiful way to decorate your home while recycling. You can use old wine, beer, vinegar or fizzy drink bottles to create your own flattened glass bottles to decorate your home. You can place wire hangers into the mouth of the bottle to allow you to hang it on the wall, or flatten a wine bottle to create a unique serving tray for cheese, butter or appetisers. Skill level: Moderate Things you need Oven Glass bottles Copper wire Parchment paper Kiln Kiln wash Paintbrush Show MoreHide 1 Remove all paper labels from your bottle, and wash it thoroughly. 1 Remove all paper labels from your bottle, and wash it thoroughly. Tips and warnings Make sure you remove all paper from the bottles before baking because paper ignites at 230 degrees C (450 F), and you don't want to have a fire in your oven. More slideshows

{Vintage} Metal Stencils Last month when I did a post called, "Think Big", I showed you a terrific industrial-looking display of metal stencils from Restoration Hardware that I love. At $16 per letter, I didn't love the price. Getting the whole alphabet would have cost $416 + tax and shipping! I spotted a set of paper stencils with a similar look at Staples for $3.99 -that's more my price range. They are almost a card stock thickness. Aside from displaying them all together, there are tons of fun things to do with them. Number Baskets & Bins Add them to a vignette Make a Banner Use them as embellishment on old books with or without covers. Play with them! They were SO easy to make. Left like this, they are a little too shiny, so I rubbed on some Valspar antique glaze. Now they resemble aged metal. The glaze gets into the texture of the paper and gives them "patina". The longest part of this project was separating the squares and punching the insides of the letters out. Fast, Fun & Frugal! Angie