Beaded Eggs

I love glass beads so any time I can find something to bead I'm going to try it!! Materials: Smooth foam eggs Glass seed beads (I used a mix of colors) Tacky Glue (I like Aleene's Tacky Glue) Small box - like the top of a shoes box - you need something to catch the beads Optional: Acrylic paints Directions: For this project … [Read more...]

Flower Punched Eggs

With any fun shaped punch you can create this beautiful eggs in no time! Materials: Small size decorative punch (I used a flower shape) Pretty paper(s) Sequin straight pins or any short straight pin Smooth foam eggs Thimble Optional: Acrylic paint and sequins Directions: I like the look of the smooth foam eggs and you can … [Read more...]

Rag Baskets

Fabric strips, piping cord, a little time and have made a unique one of a kind rag basket! Materials: Fabric - torn into strips Piping (cording) Large needle or large safety pin Masking tape Wire 18 or 19 gauge Scissors Directions: The piping (cording) that I like to use for my baskets is found in craft … [Read more...]

Fabric Pumpkins

Make your own unique pumpkin patch in an afternoon! Materials: Fabric (I'm using a piece 14" by 22") Natural Jute Poly Pellets Hot Glue Gun and Glue Poly-Fil (stuffing) Sewing machine, thread, needle Scissors Directions: I'm using a piece of fabric 14" long by 22'' wide.  This will make a 6'' to 7'' tall finished … [Read more...]

Crepe Paper Flowers

So much fun to make these beautiful flowers!  They are made from crepe paper, making color possibilities endless!! Materials: Crepe Paper (I have used white, light pink and dark pink) Floral Wire for stems Hot glue Floral Pearl centers Scissors Wire Cutters Optional: bleach, food coloring, ink pads Directions: Cut … [Read more...]

Ribbon Flower

In just a few minutes you can make these sweet ribbon flowers!  Add one to your beach tote, gift bag, headband, a backpack or how cute on a pair of flip flops.  You will want to make more then one!! Materials: Grosgrain ribbon Candle or lighter Scissors Needle and matching thread Button(s) for center Directions: I have 7/8" … [Read more...]

Framed Chicken Wire

I have been having so much fun with old wooden frames! Recycle an old frame into a fun message board, by backing it with chicken wire! Materials: Wooden frame Chicken wire Wire cutters Tape measure or yard stick Small nails with heads and small hammer Optional hook for hanging, ribbon, small clothespins, ribbon and or rag … [Read more...]

Crepe Paper Pom Pom Flowers

Who wouldn't want a vase full of these colorful crepe paper flowers! Materials: Crepe paper Scissors Green floral stem wire Floral stem wrapping tape (green) Wire cutters Tacky glue Optional food coloring Directions: Cut a 12" to 18" long piece of crepe paper, with your scissors make cuts into the paper about every … [Read more...]

Leather Cord Bracelet

These leather cord bracelets are so quick and easy, you can use beautiful buttons or colorful glass beads. Materials: Buttons or glass beads 1.8m Leather cord Scissors Button bracelet: Before you start make sure the leather cord will slide through the button holes!  I'm using 7 one inch mother of pearl buttons and one 1/2" … [Read more...]

Spring Yarn Wreath

This yarn wrapped wreath is so simple to make and a quick way to decorate with your favorite Springs colors! Materials: Foam wreath form Yarn, your favorite colors in different textures (I used 8 different yarn colors) Scissors Wire or pipe cleaner for a hanger and hot glue if needed Optional: Ribbon for bow, glue, extra yarn for … [Read more...]