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Things to Make and Do

Things to Make and Do

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Embroidery + Metal? Here's something I've been noodling around with lately - embroidered metal discs! Wait - what? I bought a bag of these perforated beading discs a while back, intending to make some beaded pieces a la Miriam Haskell. woven pin board {tutorial} The other day I found a large {3 ft x 4 ft} cork board at the thrift store. I figured I could always use another pin board and the price was right, so I brought it home. I was thinking I would cover it with linen like this one from potterybarn: But then while perusing some of my favorite blogs, I came across this photo at Grace Happens: waiting Here's a picture of me waiting in the Radcliffe library for my date with a boy named J.D. His short stories are brilliant and have been published in The New Yorker, but I fear, entre nous, that he may be a little too misanthropic for me. Speaking of fiction, don't you love the outfit? You can make a giant flower like this white one by cutting up old t-shirts. Look! Cut a strip of t-shirt fabric, stitch down the middle, gather, fold in half lengthwise, and roll it up.

"Ceramic" Paper Roses These rolled roses originally started out as plain red cardstock. Now they have an almost ceramic look to them. Let me show you how I made them! 1. Start with a couple of pieces of cardstock (I only ended up needing one for all of these flowers, but I grabbed a 2nd piece just to be sure). 2.

 jones design company A few weeks ago I spent some time with two of my oldest friends {not old as in age, but old as in I’ve known them for a long, long time}. Both mentioned that they had their burlap wreaths up and that they wanted something a little springier for their front doors. So Lindsay & Erin, this one is for you … Here is what you’ll need: :: wreath form {mine is 10 inches, but you could definitely go larger} Splitcoaststampers Tutorials: Alcohol Ink by Cindy Lyles: Card Making Techniques Dominos are non-porous too! The application for this techique is endless. Glossy paper, buttons, CDs, and so forth. If finished product is to be worn or handled roughly, consider sealing it. DecoArt DuraClear Varnishâ„¢ is recommended, available in gloss or matte. It is a premium polyurethane finish that dries quickly (few hours) and with scant fumes.

Recycled Roses Wreath Tutorial I keep seeing fabric flowers EVERYWHERE- clothing, jewelry and crafts- so to kick off spring I decided to make my own fabric flowers out of recycled materials and turn them into a pretty wreath for the door. These flowers are super easy to make and can be used in a multitude of projects! Start with strips of recycled fabric, canvas, paper, ribbon- you can use just about anything. I started with some scraps of painted fabric that would have otherwise been thrown away! 3D Origami Flower Demo for the Lot 8 Summer Window Good afternoon everyone! I just wanted show y’all the new Lot 8 summer window we have been working on. I wanted to do a very bright colorful window for the store and I found this origami technique and fell in love with the flower it made.

Felting Project: A Rug! This is the most beautiful felt project we’ve seen. Strips of felt are wrapped around each other with hot glue to create this amazing swirled effect. What a great project for a snowed-in weekend and a movie marathon with the family. Nonna wreath {tutorial} You first saw it here: and then here: And now it’s finally here! Here is what you’ll need: :: fabric {I used a wool blanket found at a thrift store} :: scissors Gathered Clutch Tutorial Anna of Noodlehead is sharing the most beautiful gathered pouch tutorial. What a perfect gift! Anna has plenty of gorgeous gift giving inspiration at her blog. Don’t miss her tutorials!

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