Tissue Paper Carnations Today is the start of Flower Week on Folding Trees. Every weekday, I will be showcasing different types of paper flowers. You may be surprised at the variety of flowers you can make using different paper craft techniques! If you know of any amazing flower tutorials I should include in my round-up, let me know! When I had the idea for Flower Week, I thought I would kick off the week with some flowers that I made myself.
Spray Painted Glass Jars and Bottles I have a real problem throwing away perfectly good glass jars and bottles. To me they are little craft gems waiting for me to transform them. With Mother’s Day and Teacher Appreciation coming up, I decided to turn some of our recycled bottles into cute gifts for Mom and my sons’ teachers. Before you begin this project, I want to warn you to be flexible. The painting step has the potential to get messed up, but that doesn’t mean the project has to be a failure. JADERBOMBJADERBOMB I posted a picture about 1 week ago on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter of me cutting glass using just string. I got LOT’S of requests for a tutorial on how I DID THIS! So here it is. FINALLY!
50 Treat Ideas for Valentine's Day - Heart shaped macaron with raspberry/ strawberry from Mad Baker - Marshmallow for hot cocoa from The Decorate Cookie Love love love love this idea! - Homemade Valentine's Day mints from Busy Mommy Popsicle Stick Bracelets: DIY Tutorial This month's Etsy Fort Worth Upcycle THIS! Craft Challenge 'secret ingredient' is popsicle sticks. I have been making popsicles like crazy (and eating them like crazy) so I could use the sticks for this project...you know, so they would be officially 'upcycled'. I'm really excited about the way these cute little bracelets turned out, and I can't wait to show you how I made them! Floral Easter Centerpiece – DIY Tutorial Sarah von Pollaro is the founder of Urban Petals Floral Design, a company that creates one of a kind floral design for events, donates them to nonprofit organizations the following day, and inspires people to enjoy arranging flowers! Having taught thousands of people the basics of floral design in a fun and simple way, Sarah created Flower Empowered to continue inspiring and teaching people to arrange flowers. Sharing her passion for flowers and practical techniques through both her website and hands on workshops, she demystifies the world of floral design so that anyone on any budget can experience the joy of creating arrangements for their home, special occasions, and gifts. Today, Sarah is sharing this playful Easter centerpiece that she designed, which was inspired by a “lawn with hidden Easter eggs”!
Another Modge Podge Upcycle Here I am again, Modge Podging another purse! Since my initial wallet upcycle tutorial, I have been scouring the thrift stores and garage sales for another wallet to decoupage. I found this little envelope-style purse at a garage sale last Sunday. The design was simple enough, no tricky angles or curved edges. A perfect candidate for upcycling! Turn your beer bottles into glass cups! (5 easy steps) Glassware can get pretty expensive especially if you’re in college and always getting sh*t faced and breaking your glasses. Start just using your empty beer bottles and turning them into your new glasses. Look dope, easy to make and cheap! Follow these 5 easy steps.
Flower Tea Bags Flower Tea Bags painted with tea! Flower Topped Tea Bags make a perfect gift. We started experimenting with tea for Mother's Day and loved the results.