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Simple and cute button bookmarks

Simple and cute button bookmarks
Simple and cute button bookmarks Thanks for stopping by! To get the newest posts subscribe or join us on facebook or pinterest. Today I have a fun, quick & EASY tutorial for you. I’ve been wanting to make some bookmarks for the whole “back to school” theme and I decided to make some button bookmarks with my large button stash. Button bookmarks Supplies: paperclipsfancy buttonshot gluefelt This tutorial really is so simple and easy enough to get the kids involved with (just make sure to assist with the gluing). Instructions: All you do is hot glue your paper clip to the back of your button and then cut a small piece of felt to go on top. There are so many fun buttons you can use to get creative. Hope you enjoyed this fun little tutorial. For more simple crafts check out: felt bow tutorial, handmade resin ring, bead board frame Thanks for reading. more by Jamielyn » Jamielyn Nye Lifestyle expert, Pinterest tastemaker and blogger at Join in! Related:  ✂️ ASSTD

528538 DIY Dyed Macrame Necklace Back again! This time with a crafty post, which is wayy more in my comfort zone than personal posts… Yesterday I tried my hand out at macrame necklace making and dyeing for the first time! And I love how it turned out! What you need: -A piece of leather lace (long enough to tie and slide over your head) -Cotton string -Fabric dye How to do it: -Cut 8 pieces of cotton string about 3 ft. long. *If you need images to show you how to make these knots.

Vinyl Record Bowls I got the idea to make these little bowls a few years ago when I bought Mark Montano's book, the Big-Arse Book of Crafts . (Mark Montano is the most brilliant crafter around-- I love his books and his projects.) One bowl I made sits on my dresser and holds little hair knickknacks, and I gave a few bowls away, but I never got around to writing a tutorial about it. To make a vinyl record bowl you need: -Real bowl (One that can go in the oven.) This project is so easy and fun. After you take it out of the oven, just press the record down into any bowl or shape that you want. Hold your record in place inside the bowl until it hardens again. (My favorite one.) And that's it! You can keep whatever you want in these bowls, I think I am going to take mine to work and put them on my desk.

Wedding song gift idea I Heart Nap Time Hey friends! Let’s welcome today’s guest Vanessa from See Vanessa Craft. She’s sharing a super fun and unique wedding gift idea. Take it away … Hey guys, I’m excited to be guest blogging here! Supplies: Frame White Mat Pencil & Eraser Ruler Acid Free Scrapbooking Pen InstructionsStep 1: Holding the photo mat how you will be placing the photo inside, mark the mat lightly with dots every 5/8 of an inch down the side. Step 2: Using the dots as a guide, draw a light line with a pencil horizontally across the mat every 5/8 of an inch. Step 3: Using an acid free scrapbooking pen, write out the first dance song lyrics on the mat. Step 4: Go back and erase the pencil markings. Step 5: Place the mat and photo of the couple’s first dance inside the frame. I’m Vanessa and it’s my mission in life to spread my love of hot glue guns and glitter to others. Jamielyn Nye is the owner and managing editor of I Heart Nap Time.

25 Free Beginner Knitting Patterns | Painting Lilies Take a second and think back to when you first started knitting. Were you intimidated by difficult techniques? Was it hard to find patterns at your skill level? I remember being frustrated by all the terms and techniques. If you’re a beginner knitter and need some easy patterns to start out with, this list is for you. The following 25 patterns don’t involve much more than knit and purl stitches. For each pattern, I included some of the skills you’ll need and where to find the pattern. Cowl & Scarf Knitting Patterns Where: Ravelry Techniques: Knit, purl, knitting in the round on circular needles How to get it: Free PDF download from Ravelry Where: Purl Bee Techniques: Knit and purl By: Purl Bee Where: Madelinetosh Techniques: Knit, purl, slip stitch By: Madeline Tosh Techniques: Knit By: Elisa McLaughlin 5. Where: Knitty Gritty Thoughts Techniques: Knit, purl, yo Baby Blanket Knitting Patterns Techniques: Knit, purl, joining a second color, knitting in the round By: Whit’s Knits Where: Painting Lilies

Pretty Post-it Gift | Office Gifts | Handmade Holidays This year I am beyond thrilled to introduce you to a revamped series here at LWSL called Handmade Holidays! In past years I have shared my own holiday gift ideas, but this year I thought it would be fun to get some inspiration elsewhere. I asked eight of my favorite up-and-coming bloggers to share a simple and frugal handmade gift idea. I was so blown away by all the amazing ideas they came up with, and I think you will be too. Each Monday, from now until Christmas, one of these talented women will be sharing their gift idea. Please be sure to welcome them here to LWSL, and to take the time to check out their blogs. This is a guest post from Kalyn Brooke of Creative Savings Last minute gifts are a necessity. As much as we can prep and plan to our hearts content, there’s always at least one person we’ve forgotten on our list. Most of the supplies are probably in your craft drawer right now! Here is what you need: Step 1: Trim card stock to an 8″ x 3-1/8″ rectangle

Tic Tac Vases My husband loves orange tic tacs almost as much as Paulie Bleaker, and we have a lot of these empty containers laying around. So, I decided to up-cycle them into mini bud vases. They work wonderfully together and look great lined up too. All you will need are some old magazines and tic tac containers. Grab some empty tic tac containers and remove all the sticker labeling with soap and water. Tip: Paper Source catalogs are perfect for this. This entry is filed under bright, colorful, container, crafty, decor, diy, flowers, home, housewares, how to, mod, modern, project, recycle, tic tac, tutorial, upcycle, vase.

Mason Jar Candy Jars {Tutorial} Happy Monday, y'all! Have you noticed that Mason jars are everywhere right now?! And I adore them. They are so simple and you can dress them up however you'd like. Last weekend while I was in Utah, I visited my amazingly talented cousin Michelle. Imagine how cute these mason jar candy jars would be at a wedding, filled with the perfect shades of gummy bears, M&M's, and other sweets! Now on to the tut! Mason Jar Apothecary Jars It's midnight, and I'm dying to dig into these So as I was getting started, I was hoping to find some wooden candlesticks as little pedestals. I improvised. My husband was anxious to try out his new clamps, so I obliged. We let these dry overnight. Next, I made the candy jar lids. Next, I gave all of the wooden pieces a good coat of black spray paint and sanded the edges a bit. Now for the fun part! The lids just rest on top of the jars. See what I mean. These little beauties are now occupying my kitchen counter. Enjoy a "sweet" week, friends!

101 Simple Handmade Gift Tutorials These simple handmade gift tutorials will make any crafty person’s heart sing with joy! You don’t need special skills or a bunch of time because these can all be done super fast! Simple and cute…that works for me! Oh, and think of all the money you will save making these gifts. You are going to love these fabulous tutorials!!! You can make all your gifts for years from this list! If you love creative links, please subscribe to Everything Etsy! Thanks so much for all your tweets, stumbles, Facebook likes and pins on my Sewing Tutorials and Free Printables posts…you are the coolest crafty friends! If you want to be doubly awesome, try doing handmade gifts that are also eco-friendly! Handmade gifts make people feel special, don’t you think? ~Kim