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Valentines Gift - Deck of Love Cards. NOTE: I have created a FAQ page here with additional information on products used and where to buy them or you can check out the dedicated website here.

Valentines Gift - Deck of Love Cards

Creating the Reasons Labels There are two templates available for purchase. This page HERE has all the information you need to make a decision regarding which is best for you. Option One - JPEG Download$4.99 - download high quality jpeg files to be used with a program of your choice Option Two - POWERPOINT Download$6.99 - download a PowerPoint presentation with placeholder text. Print ready. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWINGYou can see exactly what is included in the templates on this page here. Like a Candle in the Tin...

A good weekend to diy. Everyday Mom Ideas: Scrap Paper Tree Centerpiece Tutorial (Featured guest blogger) Hi there!

Everyday Mom Ideas: Scrap Paper Tree Centerpiece Tutorial (Featured guest blogger)

I'm Sharon from Two Girls Being Crafty, and I am so delighted to be today's guest blogger on Everyday Mom Ideas! Thank you so much, Julia, for having us. My co-blogger, Tristin, and I create fun and inexpensive crafts that anyone could do. DIY Design Community « Keywords: firefly, summer, outdoor, Craft. My birthday is on June 17th, which, when you're a kid, is a pretty great day for a birthday.

DIY Design Community « Keywords: firefly, summer, outdoor, Craft

You never have to go to school, the activity options are endless, and your party can always include a squirt gun fight. Related Video: But, each year I also get another special, seasonal gift. Even now, among the good times with families and friends, I always see the first fireflies of the year on my birthday. It started with those outdoor parties and cookouts as a kid, and continued through the bonfires of high school, the theme parks of college, and now, a quiet evening walk with the people I love the most. Unfortunately, they seem to be one of those internet phenomena where things get passed around, and no one seems to know the original source.

"Flick glow-in-the-dark paint onto the inside of a mason jar. Make 'em. Update: Cyndee, in the comments below, was able to locate a how-to from what seems like the author of the original photograph. OnTheGo Family First Aid Kit by KandisKorner. <div id="javascript-nag" class="notice"><p> Take full advantage of our site features by enabling JavaScript.

OnTheGo Family First Aid Kit by KandisKorner

<a href=" more</a>. </p></div> Help Etsy Cart Close Sign In Using Facebook. Matchbox Chest of Drawers. These little matchbox chest of drawers are great for keeping small treasures in or as storage for stamps, buttons or even bugs (for all the boys out there!)

Matchbox Chest of Drawers

You will need: 3 matchboxes (empty) Patterned paper or plain paper, decorated PVA glue Flexible tape measure or string Ruler Pencil Scissors Craft knife or bradawl 3 split pins (paper fasteners or brads) Extra decorations (optional) Wire & Paper. DIY Paper Pinwheels. Creative Kismet » Blog Archive » little guiding stars.

Since the new year has started I’ve been trying to think of ways to be more kind to my self.

Creative Kismet » Blog Archive » little guiding stars

Especially when that nasty gremlins try to creep in and stump me. I remembered this origami star video on You Tube and had to get them involved in my plan. I thought it would be fun to make a whole bunch with kind words and “you are….” phrases inside. I made 60 of them, enough to last me the whole year if I open one a week, plus a few extra just in case. I used 12 x 12 inch scrapbook paper and cut 1/2 x 12″ strips, then followed the video HERE*. *UPDATE!


Paper Filigree Snowflake Gallery. I've switched over to using acid free paper and glue to make my paper filigree snowflake ornaments now. I figure there's no sense in putting this much work into something that might fall apart in a few years, and with practice, they're starting to get pretty enough that I'm planning to make quite a few of them. In my search for paper that will hold up over time, I was looking for archival quality paper, but there wasn't much available that wasn't too thick, or too yellow. I visited all sorts of art, craft, scrapbook, and office supply stores in my paper quest, but the pickings were pretty slim for archival paper in shades of silver and white, so I went with mostly acid free paper and will see how it holds up.

The pictures don't show it very clearly, but the snowflake above on the right has both white and off white, and it adds an interesting antique look, or at least I thought so until my kids mentioned the old joke about not eating the yellow snow. Snowflake Cards.

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Crafts by Carolyn - Exploding Box. Vintage Book Planner Tutorial. How to make a Mini Scrapbook. Written by Amy Manhart This how to make a mini scrapbook tutorial comes to us from Amy Manhart.

How to make a Mini Scrapbook

She is the creative genious behind the blog Wuns Upon A Time. It was inspired by the American Girl books being given out with McDonald's happy meals. How to make a staple-free matchbook notepad. In an effort to use up the damaged & small surplus of 2010 calendars I have on-hand, I've been experimenting with ways to repurpose them.

how to make a staple-free matchbook notepad.

These matchbook notepads were this week's project. I love you more than... Weblog. Altered matchboxes are easy and fun to make!


To view a step-by-step tutorial with photos for making these paper boxes, check out the Matchbox Valentines How Tuesday post on the Etsy Storque blog. These little boxes are approximately the size of standard, store-bought, 32-count matchboxes (1.5″ x 2″ x .5″). 9 Cool Things to Do With Old Books » Written Word.

Bibliophiles and bookworms, English majors and lovers of literature: is it possible to have too many books?

9 Cool Things to Do With Old Books » Written Word

They accumulate so quickly! Every member of your family getting you the same three books you requested for Christmas. Seeing Don DeLillo marked half-off, knowing you dumped a half-caff latte on your copy of Underworld, and – even though only the first three pages are illegible – justifying its purchase. 15+ years of required reading lists stored in boxes in your basement, even though you can bet your bippy you will never willingly read the poetry of Robert Burns again. We are up to our waists in books, some of which we hate (really Master Burns? Scottish dialect? Update: Do to the overwhelming support (HA!)


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Clothing & Accessories. DIY - Wedding. Lichtenstein make-up. Mila’s Daydreams. Plastic Spoon Rose. - Glue the pieces together with a glue gun or by melting the bottom side of the petals. - Insert the 5 petals into the 10 petals and the 2 middle petals into the 5.

See picture. Now that your rose is finished melt the bottom of the rose and push it flat (I used a saucer to push it flat). Once it is flat enough melt the plastic again and push a safety pin into it and secure by laying a small piece of melted plastic over the safety pin. Dahlia flower tutorial. DIY Projects - How to: wax paper and crayon fall leaves. So this last week i decided to quit ignoring the elephant in the room, and acknowledge that fall is... well basically at my door step. the leaves are starting to show a hint of change and with that change came my "NO! NOT YET! " Crayon Hearts.