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d.i.y. project: quilled snowflakes It hasn't yet snowed here in Boulder Colorado, but perhaps if enough people create some quilled versions of the tiny cold beauties-the snow fairies will be summoned. Quilling is very simple and only consists of wrapping and gluing strips of paper together. d.i.y. project: quilled snowflakes d.i.y. project: quilled snowflakes
11/16/11 Edited to say: For those of you who just can't get enough quilled snowflakes, there are three more free patterns here! Today I'm featuring the beautiful snowflakes of two quillers I've had the pleasure of getting to know through the North American Quilling Guild (NAQG). Deb Mackes of Pennsylvania is a pro at making snowflakes... in fact, she doesn't even use a grid to ensure an even layout. Quilled Snowflakes Quilled Snowflakes
This tutorial is for 8 point flakes. If you want to make anotomically correct, 6 point flakes, please check out THIS POST. Some of you might already know how to make these paper flakes, but this post is for those who didn't have a mother who was as exceptionally crafty/creative/resourceful as mine. Make a Flake Make a Flake
d.i.y. project: quilled snowflakes
As a person who always seems to get scammed out of a good birthday (November 20th) with one of those combined birthday/Christmas gifts, I know how poor Thanksgiving feels to be overlooked every year. But this year, I have to say "Sorry Sucka!!!!" to Thanksgiving (well, the decorating part at least) to make way for some fun, wintry Christmas decor. That's right kiddos, I'm startin' early. Faux Sneaux Flakes Faux Sneaux Flakes
Beautiful Paper Snowflake How To Make The Most Beautiful Paper Snowflake Ever! a spectacular - origami like - snowflake deco Last year, my friend Vero found an online tutorial to make this beautiful winter//Christmas decoration.

Beautiful Paper Snowflake

The Japanese kusudama is a paper ball made out of multiple identical origami shapes glued together. They were traditionally used as a ball for incense or potpourri but now we see them more for decoration or as a gift. Today I am showing you part 1 on how to make the Japanese traditional shape.

Kusudama Tutorial part 1

Kusudama Tutorial part 1
untitled Last Christmas I was going crazy over those cool cone-shaped trees that they sell a variety of at Target, but couldn’t bring myself to spend $40 for one. So I decided not to, I'd just make them! I went a little Christmas Cone Crazy making a bunch of different varieties, as you'll soon come to see. I started off with the materials shown below. unnamed pearl
Wonderful x-mas wreath - free craft tutorial Wonderful x-mas wreath - free craft tutorial This wreath was not free, but it was all worth it. We like it so much, that we´re considering to leave it in the livingroom after x-mas is over;) What we used A big wreath of straw. Seethrough thread Needle Loads of felted balls.
101 Handmade Christmas Ornaments

101 Handmade Christmas Ornaments

Get ready for the holidays with handmade ornaments! There’s something about handmade ornaments that really make me smile. I made ornaments every year with my mom as a child and creating this list reminded me of some of those classic ornaments.
gift tag no. 3 - popsicle sticks

gift tag no. 3 - popsicle sticks

Here is a new gift tag/gift decor project for the series that I'm creating because of the holiday season. I didn't use any paper for this one. I'm trying to use what I have so this version is using a tiny part of my popsicle sticks stash. The design is fairly simple - one stick to use for a holiday message, another for "FROM" and the last one for the "TO" information. Materials:- 3 popsicle sticks- yarn (enough to make it around the gift about two-three times.- drill I drilled a hole on each end of the sticks (1/4" from the end).
How-To: Make Borax Crystal Snowflake Ornaments » Curbly | DIY Design Community « Keywords: Holiday, Christmas, Craft, DIY Christmas Bust out your lab coat and goggles, because we're about to get down with some science. Making your own borax crystal ornaments is not only super cool, it's a fun project to do with kids (and keep the education going during that extra long holiday break)! First, I have to thank my friend Megan for sharing this with me. She knows I'm a kid at heart and, well, easily amused. If you're the same way, or actually have kids to amuse, let's see what we'll need to get this little holiday experiment going.
top 10 advent calendars top 10 advent calendars The tradition of advent calendars used to count or celebrate the days of Advent in anticipation of Christmas are made mostly for children these days. Most begin on December 1, regardless of when Advent begins, which can be as early as November 27 and as late as December 3. One window, bag, pocket or other for each day of December leading up to Christmas Day. One is opened every day during Advent.
How to make 3D paper ornaments Here's a Christmas ornament you can make with colored papers or magazine pages. I'm not sure what to call it. A funnel ball? The instructions: 1. Cut out 10 paper circles (any size, as long as they're all the same).