Paper Cone Tree Christmas Paper Crafts Paper cone trees are truly an impressive craft, and they only cost pennies to make. Since this is a large decoration, these trees look pretty in an entryway, or nestled in a corner. They take some time to make (allow one hour per tree) but the technique itself is very easy. art and culture in japan « The Modern Tokyo Times Japanese art and Ito Shinsui: bijinga and fashion in stylish art form Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Ito Shinsui (1898-1972) is a “famous son” of Japanese art because his art is blessed with elegance, sophistication, and serenity. This is equally matched with natural simplicity and adorable color schemes when applied to his images of beautiful ladies and landscapes.
Abigail Brown: creature textile designer extraordinaire - news Last week I had a little photo shoot at my friend's house. Kate and Adam are the people behind Dead Dolls Club andTinker Tailor. As well as upcycling old bits and bobs into beautiful items for the home they run pop-up drinking and feasting events... they are a team to watch out for! With £500 they turned an empty building into a home and the results are delightful. It was the perfect location for photographing some of my British Birds collection... although a few more tropical species sneaked in too. Sock Snowman: How to Make a No-Sew Tube Sock Snowman Holiday Craft Gift Ideas: Easy to Make No-Sew Sock Snowman There's something magical about making these silly sock snowmen... They're cute, funny and always unique. They can be made by both adults and children, as long as an adult is available to help with the hot glue gun. The best part... is definitely dressing them up... I have to say, I have particularly fond memories of these little guys... making a whole batch with my husband and giving them to family and friends our very first Christmas together...
DIY Easter Basket Here is the last of my Easter DIY Projects, and what better place to put your homemade Bunny and Peeps than a home made Easter Basket! All you need is a printer, double sided tape and paper. STEP 1: Print all four pages of template onto 8.5×11” paper and follow the enclosed instructions. STEP 2: Adhere your template to a large sheet of art paper (at least 12.5”x12.5”) with low tack tape. If you need to, cut down the template so that if fis onto your paper. Isosceles Picnic Quilt e Hello! Penny here from sewtakeahike! Today I'd like to share a tutorial with you for making a HUGE! picnic quilt!
Paper Piecing Monday presents Zeppelin | Wombat Quilts Well the end is definitely in sight with my latest sampler quilt… with this week’s block I have enough blocks for my quilt top layout. So here is the last of my bright and grey blocks – The Zeppelin. All of the blocks in this quilt have come from the free Block Rockn’ paper pieced series by Julie at 627Handworks. You can find the Zeppelin and the other great patterns here. Julie has just released the last pattern in this series so there are 12 free patterns in total.
How to transfer an image to fabric with gel medium I experimented with transferring an image onto fabric the other day. For my test, I used this completely adorable dachshund drawing by Kayanna Nelson of June Craft. The little fellow is downloadable for personal use at Bloesem Kids. To try an image transfer, you'll need: Acrylic gel medium, available at art storesFabricA laser printed image (not inkjet!) With your finger—or a brush, but I prefer to feel what I'm doing—spread gel medium onto your fabric in the area where you want your image. Not too thin, not too thick; just a nice even layer. Paper Reviews by Ilan Garibi and Gadi Vishne It may be the most Asked Question, and yet no one suggest a complete and total answer to it - what paper should I use (to fold that model)? Truth to be said, we will not try to achieve a perfect solution. We will try to build a foundation to this effort, and place few bricks based on our common experience and the help of some colleagues. In order to review a sheet of paper, one must first decide what the properties of paper are.
"Exploding Box" Class... Exploding Box Class - "An Exploding Year" - by Anso Please feel free to use these instructions to make your own boxes. You are free to link to this page from any forum etc if you wish. Please do NOT copy this information and/or photos to use for your own classes/forums/webpages without permission. Please also note that I'm not claiming that I have invented the exploding box, but these simple step-by-step instructions and photos are mine.Class Supply list: For the box you will need:* 3x 12x12 sheets of cardstock For the lid you will need: * 1x 12x12 sheet of cardstock (though this can be A4 also, you only need a 6 ¼”x6 ¼” piece)
DIY Monday #8 / Le DIY du Lundi #8 Road Trip: Florida Keys - Day #1 3 years later, we are back to the Keys, our 1st love, our 1st holiday trip, when we realized we had to be together. There is no... Lire la suite › Pieces of my week Epuisée, l'impression (pas qu'une impression d'ailleurs) de n'avoir fait que travailler en ce mois d'avril, d'être passée à... Make Easy Photo Transfers on Wood Phone transfers, data transfers, and work transfers: meh. Photo transfers? Now we’re talking! Blending Multiple Images and Creating Captions in Gimp One of the funnest features of digital image editing is taking pieces of different images and blending them together in a single image, like putting a funny hat on your mom or putting your dog on a jet ski. Or even something serious, like improving a photo of a landscape by adding an element from a different photo. Today we are going to learn how to do this in GIMP, the excellent open source image editing program.