page corner bookmarks This project comes to you at the request of Twitterer @GCcapitalM. I used to believe that a person could never have too many books, or too many bookmarks. Then I moved into an apartment slightly larger than some people’s closets (and much smaller than many people’s garages) and all these beliefs got turned on their naïeve little heads.
Making stickers out of recycled paper Making stickers out of recycled paper October 25th, 2011 I recently discovered this great tutorial by Amanda Wood on how to make lovely stickers from recycled paper. The best thing about it is that the tutorial uses one of my favourite things – envelopes with funky security patterns. How could I resist! ALL THAT GLITTERS...MINUS THE MESS so...are you like me?...you heart all things glittery...but hate it being all over you?...you know....looking like you're about ready to hit the clubs...well...here's some ornies that have all the sparkle...but none of the mess... i so wish i could claim this idea as mine own...because it's pure genius!...
Tie Dye Window Decorations We’ve been having a lot of rainy weather around here and the kids have been stuck inside for over a week now. The other day, the five-year-old and I stumbled upon an easy activity that kept him busy for over an hour. OVER AN HOUR, PEOPLE! If you’re the parent of a five-year-old, you know how awesome that is.
How to Make ... Washi Tape! Are you like me and just can't bring yourself to spend a lot of money on things that even though they are really pretty, will probably just sit there for ages without use? I've always loved the look of washi tape but find it so expensive and hard to justify. So, I decided to get creative and make my own.. All you need is some double sided tape and tissue paper! Too easy!
Party Ideas by Mardi Gras Outlet: Deco Mesh Christmas Tree made with a Tomato Cage: Tutorial Great Christmas decorations ideally make a big impact and are inexpensive! This cute lighted Christmas tree made with deco poly mesh and a tomato cage is both. And it's really easy to create! The tutorial below shows you how to create one with budget-friendly supplies like a simple wire tomato cage and basic green deco mesh. At 3 feet tall, this tree makes a big statement- great for stair landings, fireplace surrounds, buffet tables, porches, front doors or anywhere else you want a touch of Christmas cheer.
MAGAZINE ENVELOPES 18K+ Well I got this idea from our friend Nina. She was making these super cute envelopes out of scrapbook paper and I really wanted to make some! So I came home and made some! They are so so SO simple and add a personal touch to your envelopes. You will need: An old magazine, scissors, an envelope, a glue stick and a Sharpie. Tear out some magazine pages that you like. Dollar Store Crafts » Blog Archive Make a Salt Dough Snowman Family » Dollar Store Crafts If you’ve never made salt dough you are missing out on lots of fun; that goes for kids and adults alike! The beauty of salt dough is that you don’t have to make a great big batch, simply follow the ratio of 1 part salt, 2 parts flour and 1 part water. If you want to make a big batch use 1 cup of salt, 2 cups of flour and 1 cup of water. You’ll have plenty of dough to make a slew of ornaments, pins, magnets or bowl fillers. If you just want to make a few items, use tablespoons instead of cups!
Paper Owl Family Today I was inspired by The Krafty Wife to make my own paper owl family. I used scraps of paper with patterns and put them together to make cute owls. First you can download the base template for the owl here at sewnews Use scraps of paper with different colors and patterns for the body parts of the owl. Then she made...: Sock Snowmen This morning when I went out to take my daughter to school it was -12. That is too cold for my blood and despite the beautiful snow on the ground there is NO way you're getting me outside to make a snowman. So, instead, I'll opt for the inside version made out of socks. They're easier to make, last longer and dare I say it... they're cuter too. Want to make your own? Here's how: