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  • Symbols of Christmas + Patchwork Ornaments tutorial

    Christmas's day, Sewing  |  0 Commentsymbols of christmas + patchwork ornaments tutorial

    {made complete with bag, template, and definition of symbols} his tutorial will show you how to make your own set of ornaments, and if you click HERE, you will be able to download a pdf file with two printables, and also templates for your ornaments.  Be sure to click the green download button, and then choose a place you'll remember to store the file.To begin, gather your materials. For the ornaments: Fabric scraps, at least 3" by 5" in reds, greens, golds, and white Small scrap of white felt Cotton quilt batting, such as warm &

  • Recycling: Wax Pine Cone Christmas Decorations.

    Christmas's day, Recycle  |  0 Commentrecycling: wax pine cone christmas decorations.

    Recycling: Wax Pine Cone Christmas Decorations. These pretty pine cone decorations are made by dipping pine cones into melted wax. They are lovely handmade Christmas decorations using natural materials that you can find anywhere. You can use beeswax which gives off a lovely warm honey aroma but we chose to use colorful wax instead. Besides... my Mr T is a crayon-breaker extraordinaire and we have bucket loads of broken crayons just waiting to be upcycled. To make our pine cone tree decorations, we needed... my new drill (isn't it gorgeous?!) eye screws broken crayons cups pine cones glass

  • Recycling paper: Egg Carton Spring Wreath tutorial

    Christmas's day, Making flower, Recycle  |  0 Commentrecycling paper: egg carton spring wreath tutorial

    Recycling paper: Egg Carton Spring Wreath tutorial Although I have some flowers on my front door for spring, I found myself still wanting to make a wreath. This is a great recycling project and fun for kids! I made flowers from a couple of egg cartons.  With Easter coming up, there should be a good supply of egg cartons available!  You just cut the egg cartons into flower shapes.  They should look like this: After cutting out all of my little flowers, I painted them in nice, bright spring colors. While those were drying, I cut

  • Paint Chip Easter Egg Garland tutorial

    Cutting paper, Easter's day, Parties  |  0 Commentpaint chip easter egg garland tutorial

      Lately I've been eyeing my stack and formulating a few simple projects in my head.  The first of which I present to you today - a DIY Easter egg garland. This was super easy and turned out even better than I'd hoped.  I love how the white line in the middle mimics the look of a plastic egg.  I even enjoy the slight reflection of words from the back of the paint chips when it's strung in front of a mirror. Click through for the quick tutorial and a few more pretty