Using Up That Sweater
So I had some leftover sweater material from the pumpkins I made. The sweater did not felt like I thought it would when I washed it because it wasn’t all wool. But it still was really soft so I thought why not a pillow. I had a bed pillow I wasn’t using so I just cut it down and used it as the insert. Then I cut the body of the sweater from armhole to armhole. I had already cut the sleeves off since that is what the pumpkins are made out of.
BUY or DIY Gold Animals
Hello again, Thank you to all of you who have taken the time to fill in my reader survey, it means so much to me. Hopefully together we can make Bridal Musings the best it can be. *dramatic fist pump* Now onto a feature that always goes down well with you crafty, creative brides and lovers of all things pretty ~ it’s BUY or DIY?
Making DIY Coffee Filter Flowers: The Complete Guide
Hello lovely readers, Apologies for the delayed post today. This post was originally one sweet little DIY tutorial all set to go live at 9am this morning then I got immersed in the intoxicating world of coffee filter flowers and ended up adding another and another until I was up to my eyeballs in coffee filter tutorials and inspiration! So it took waaay longer than expected but I do hope you’ll find it useful. If you’re looking for a cheap, simple and pretty DIY project for your wedding, coffee filter flowers could be just the thing! photo via Just Simple Designs
DIY Paper Gardenia
It seems that every time I create a new paper flower template it becomes my new favorite. Well my dears, it has happened again. This paper gardenia is simply gorgeous and just in time for Mother’s Day.
Tissue Paper Pom-Poms
Tissue paper pom-poms are a beautiful decor addition to any casual wedding reception or bridal shower. They are just as unique, colorful and classy as the circular paper lanterns..except they are much more affordable! Hung at varying heights from the ceiling, these large paper flowers will make your wedding theme colors completely POP! With only a few materials and some practice, you can easily make these wonderful decorations for your big day.
25 Handmade Gifts Under $5
If your gift list is long and your budget is small here are some great Handmade Gifts that you can make. Keep in mind that handmade items are not just beautiful but special… I love to give them and I love to receive them. In my opinion they are the best!
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Welcome to flower week – five days of simple and delightful flower projects. I could probably do three weeks of flowers because there are so many different ways to create them, but I’ve limited it to five of my current favorites. Before we get started, let me make a few disclaimers: 1.
Tsumami Kanzashi Flower Hair Clip
I have recently discovered these beautiful folded flowers, and I absolutely cannot stop making them. Tsumami Kanzashi are traditional Japanese folded flowers, made from small squares of silk, that are typically worn by women as hair ornaments in traditional hairstyles. They seem really complicated and intricate, and they can certainly be that if you really want; but it completely doesn't need to be!
Best Oil Treatments for Your Hair Type
We all want to have shiny, healthy hair without overspending on pricey products and treatments. For centuries women have sworn by one DIY method: all-natural hair oils. We've already discussed the amazing benefits of the ultra-popular argan oil, coconut oil, and macadamia nut oil, but a slew of other options can add gloss, luster, and length to your locks.