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Fairy lights, esprit cabane, DIY decorative objects

Fairy lights, esprit cabane, DIY decorative objects
Fairy lights can be enhanced with feathers, paper, cardboard cones or...egg carton cups! These recycled cardboard cups offer an unusual texture and soft colors that, with minimal skills, can be turned into a vine of light-emitting morning glory. For this project, use LED lights only. Save different colored egg cartons. With a pair of sturdy scissors, cut away excess cardboard surrounding the cup strips. Then cut out each separate cup. Starting at the cup opening, make a short slit into each side of the cup. Hang your fairy lights in a dark area, over a mirror or above a bed for a cozy, warm effect.

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Susie Harris: Inspiration...pass it on! *** Because someone asked..yes! I have one in my Etsy if you would like...smiles~*** Oh have I got a good one for you today {I hope}. What I want most out of this blog is to connect with you girls. My prayer is that you leave every post with a giggle,touched heart,new found friendship or INSPIRATION! Sweet origami hearts To be honest, I was never keen on origami hearts (or roses for that matter) for a fairly long time because it was hard to accept the way they look — I find them too edgy and not very loving. Well that’s all in the past. My perception has changed (and I’m so glad). I have embraced their looks and I will admire them as they are. I’ve been on a folding spree over the new year break, particularly enjoying making heart after heart, starting with: 1.

How To: Decorate Your Own Tea Set Most Popular Posts Previous image Next image Title: Decorated Tea Set Name: Aya Rosen Time: 2 1/2 HoursCost: about $12 DIY - Snow Globe Postcards - giddygiddy What are DIY Snow Globe Postcards, you ask? Mailable art that will "SNOW" when shaken or flipped over. (Please scroll down for the tutorial). This one is an invitation for Grandma to visit us! How can she resist this???? Kremlin in Winter.

How to Turn Recycling into a Beautiful Vase April 8th, 2009 Email 1121 users recommend Spring blooms look right at home in this beautiful cardboard vase. Skeleton leaves, esprit cabane, creative ideas, DIY decorating It is hard to reproduce the beauties of nature. In the fall, by a pool of water, you may sometimes find skeleton leaves in which the pulp has decomposed, so that only the veins are left, like a fragile piece of lace created by nature. Here are instructions on how to "skeletonize" leaves. With this method, you will need to use thick, shiny leaves, such as ivy, maple, or hydrangea. If the leaves are too fragile, this approach will not work.

Suzys Artsy Craftsy Sitcom: Feature Friday- Faux Metal Wall Art Looking for the Faux Metal Wall Art? Since this project was originally published on The Sitcom in December 2010, it has been my most popular project by far. Who knew that a bunch of toilet paper tubes and an idea would become so big? You can now find the full tutorial and FREE patterns on Suzys Artsy Craftsy Sitcom here: Faux Metal Wall Art sunburst mirror DIY It has been soooo long since this first post went up and I thought it would be fun to include some updated photos of this mirror and show you how it has been used over the years. Still using it and loving it! Where ol' girl currently lives in our Houston house. Check out my tutorial below so you can make one of your own! Remember the teaser of my new sunburst mirror...

Gum Wrapper Chains Did you know that the world’s most amazing gum wrapper chain is 11 miles long? Yeah, it’s true. It would actually take you several hours to walk the length of that thing. That’s just nuts! Do you remember making gum wrapper chains as a kid? The Butterfly Project... A few weeks ago I shared a pic of some butterfly punch-outs I had done from a Pottery Barn catalog (it was a really colorful picture of some towels all stacked together). I had seen a picture that Ali Edwards made of butterflies all lined up and punched from many different colors of paper (which gave me some serious inspiration in the butterfly department). I decided that I wanted to do something similar but with a different spin! Paper Flowers - Anyone Can Do That Japanese Kusudama, this tutorial is featured on Craftuts Anyone can do that, I assure you. The proof: I can, just take a quick look at my result below. And, believe me, I am neither meticulous nor particularly patient. You could even say I’m the opposite. Below you can see my very first attempt to create paper flowers.

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