Friday, May 15, 2015

Adorable Ribbon Lady Bugs!


Make these adorable little lady bugs out of grosgrain ribbon! They are so easy and inexpensive to make and can be used in a variety of projects. Click on the following link to see my full YouTube tutorial on how to make these little cuties!



Materials Needed
5/8 Inch Grosgrain Ribbon with a red/white polka dot print (I found mine at JoAnn's)
5/8 Inch Grosgrain Ribbon in black with a white stitch print (I found mine at JoAnn's)
Artistic Wire in 18, 20 or 21 gauge (You can find this at any craft store in the Jewelry Making Section)
Small/Medium Flat Back Rhinestone Embellishments

Tools Needed
Low Temp. Hot Glue Gun
Wire Cutters (You can find them at the Dollar Tree)
Round Nose Pliers (You can find them at any craft store in the jewelry making section)
Scissors
Ruler

Ideas For Using The Lady Bugs:
1. Hot glue onto a barrette, bow or head band
2. Pin to the waist of a little girl's Spring dress
4. Use as a fundraising pin, such as pink polka dot lady bugs for Breast Cancer fundraisers.
5. Make Mother's day pins
6. Pin to tote bag or purse
7. Glue to a skewer stick and place in the middle of a bouquet of flowers or plant.

Friday, April 10, 2015

DIY~Sweet Bird's Nest Globe Centerpiece For Spring! Dollar Store Craft!


This sweet little Spring centerpiece was made from Dollar Tree items. It is so easy and very quick to make! Click on this link to see my full YouTube video:   https://youtu.be/lZxM6H440o8


Materials Needed
Globe Vase from the Dollar Tree
Pebbles or small rocks from the Dollar Tree (small pebbles work the best)
Reindeer Moss (Soft) from the Dollar Tree
Little Bird from the Dollar Tree
Tiny blossoms or baby's breath from the Dollar Tree
Hot Glue Gun (Low Temp.)

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Beautiful Spring Nest Candy Dish Made From 3 Clay Saucers!

Make this beautiful Spring nest candy dish/saucer for practically nothing! Click on the following YouTube link to see the full tutorial:   http://youtu.be/tOR8Nr5x7po



Materials Needed:
3 Clay Saucers, Approximately 3 inches across from outer edge to outer edge. I found mine at Michael's.
White Acrylic Paint (I used American Satin paint in "Cottonball")
Tiny Faux Flower Blossoms (Dollar Store)
1 Small, Cute Bird
Foil Wrapped Chocolate Easter Eggs (Dollar Store)
Sheer Ribbon (Dollar Store)
Amazing Goop Glue
Low Temp. Hot Glue Gun

Beautiful and Easy Candle Holder Using 3 Clay Saucers!


This craft is so inexpensive and EASY to put together! This would make a lovely hostess gift or as a decoration for your patio. Click on the following link to see my full YouTube tutorial on how to make this:  http://youtu.be/d6JWLA8OuG0



Materials Needed:
3 Clay Saucers that measure approximately 3 inches from outer edge to outer edge. I purchased mine at Michael's.
White Acrylic Paint (I used American Satin paint in "Cottonball")
Small Votive Candle (I used Blackberry scent)
Pretty rocks in various colors. I purchased a bag of Ashland rocks at Michael's. Regular price is $2.99 a bag and you can make at least 3 or 4 candles from the bag.
Twine
Acrylic Button with Shank on the back
Amazing Goop Glue

Sunday, February 15, 2015

DIY~Adorable Vintage Looking Candy Jar Made With Dollar Tree Items!

 
These candy jars are absolutely adorable and they have a vintage look to them! Please click on the following link to see my full YouTube tutorial on how to make these:  http://youtu.be/H7FZM7v-RjQ


Materials Needed
SMALLEST Globe Vase (Dollar Tree) Be sure the top is NOT fluted.
Candle Stick (Dollar Tree)
Heart Embellishments (Dollar Tree)
TWO Clay Saucers (Approximately 3 inches from outer edge to outer edge)
Americana White Acrylic Satin Paint in "Cottonball"  OR any white acrylic paint
Red Acrylic Paint
Wooden Ball (Flat on one end with only one hole)
DecoArt Craft Twinkles Glitter Paint in "Crystal"
Recollections Ultra Fine Glitter in "Glitz"
Recollections brand adhesive bling sheet or borders in Red
Amazing Goop Glue
Candy of your choice to fill jar
(Optional: Chain and Charms)

Saturday, February 14, 2015

DIY~Adorable Sugar Heart Pendant Necklaces For Valentine's Day Or Mother's Day!

 
 
These little sugar heart pendant necklaces are so easy and inexpensive to make AND you don't need to have any jewelry making experience! Please click on the following link to see my full YouTube tutorial on how to make these:   http://youtu.be/uFYjpizds_E

Materials Needed:
STIFF White Felt
Ultra Fine Glitter (I used Martha Stewart's glitter in Crystal Mint)
Ultra Fine Glitter (I used Recollections in Blush)
Ultra Fine Glitter (I used Recollections in Glitz)
Some kind of acrylic embellishment for the center (Cee YouTube video as to where I purchased the sugar resin hearts for the center.)
DecoArt Craft Twinkles Glitter Paint in Crystal
Jump Rings
Small Key Charms, Pearl Charm Dangles or any kind of charm that you can hang.
Ball Chain Necklace (See YouTube video as to wear I purchased the necklace chains.)

Tools:
Scrapbooking hole punch
Scissors
Low Temp. Hot Glue Gun
Flat Nose Pliers

Sunday, December 28, 2014

DIY~Gorgeous Faux Tea Light For Token Christmas Gift or Party Favor!


Make these stunning faux tea light candles for Christmas! Give as party favors or as a token Christmas gift just to let someone know you are thinking of them. Please click on the following link to see my EASY full YouTube tutorial:

http://youtu.be/jmV6k9djCOQ

Materials Needed
Recollections Adhesive Gold Bling Sheet (Found at Michael's in the Scrapbooking Section)
Recollections Adhesive Rhinestone Bling (Found at Michael's in the Scrapbooking Section)
Faux Tea Lights

**You can also add scripture or cute sayings to tags and attach them to the tea lights See below for some examples.

*Psalm 119:105
Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.

*Let your light shine!

*May all things bright and beautiful be yours this Christmas. 

*May your Christmas shine with blessings this holiday season.

DIY~Easy, Inexpensive & Beautiful Snowflake Earrings and Pendant!


Make this stunning and simple snowflake earring set for friends, family or yourself! Sooo inexpensive and you can do it even if you've never had any jewelry making experience! Click on the YouTube link below to see my full tutorial:


Materials Needed For Each Set
3 Snowflake Charms
Recollections Bling (Found at Michael's in the Scrapbooking bling section)
1 Ball Chain Necklace
Amazing Goop Glue OR E-6000 Glue


I purchased the snowflake charms and ball chain from the following Etsy sellers. They were very inexpensive!


I purchased my snowflake charms and 7mm split jump rings from the following Etsy seller:
I purchased my shiny silver ball chains from the following Etsy seller:

Create Gorgeous Faux Red Christmas Roses Out Of Pipe Cleaners!


Make these awesome red Christmas roses out of pipe cleaners! Sooo easy to do and very inexpensive! Use as package decorations, Christmas ornaments, Pin to wreaths....and more! 
Click on the following link to see my full YouTube tutorial:

http://youtu.be/KAQjLTjW-dM

Materials
Red Chenille Pipe Cleaners
Green Chenille Pipe Cleaners
Wire Cutters (You can pick up a pair at the Dollar Tree)

Thursday, November 27, 2014

DIY~Sweet LIttle Starflake Bead Angel Ornament!




Make these sweet little starflake (paddle wheel) bead angel ornament! Such an easy craft and so cute! Please click on the following link to see my full YouTube tutorial! 

http://youtu.be/dRkhG3QJ6lg


I purchased my Starflake (or Paddle Wheel) beads from the following Ebay seller:
http://stores.ebay.com/minisandmore/

DIY~Adorable & Inexpensive Miniature Ornaments OR Gift Tags!

Make these adorable little miniature Christmas ornaments (or gift tags!) for practically nothing! See my full YouTube tutorial by clicking on the following link! 

http://youtu.be/n2LcHZI3NjA

DIY~Gorgeous Layerd Star Ornaments! Easy and Inexpensive!



Make these gorgeous layered star ornaments from nothing more than scrapbook glittered cardstock, hot glue and a bling in the middle! They really do turn out stunning! Click on the following link to see my full YouTube tutorial! 

http://youtu.be/hCTlCDhtu5U


Web Site To Star Templates: http://www.timvandevall.com

Direct Link To Star Templates:  http://timvandevall.com/geometric-shape-templates/star-templates/

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DIY~Cute & Festive Paper Straw Ornaments! Nice Money Holder Too!

Make these awesome paper straw ornaments! festive, easy and inexpensive! Please click on the following YouTube tutorial to see how to make this!

http://youtu.be/fRofo1NxnpQ

DIY~Cute, Inexpensive Christmas Necklaces for Kids & Adults Alike!

Make these cute little paper straw ornaments for young and old alike! You can make 15 necklaces for an incredibly inexpensive price! See my full YouTube tutorial by clicking on the following link!

http://youtu.be/Qvdit0ZrzsA

Make Gorgeous, Glitzy, Inexpensive Vintage-Looking Gloves!

Make this beautiful pair of glitzy, vintage-looking gloves for practically nothing! Click on the following link to see my full YouTube tutorial!

http://youtu.be/NU9XurUlXTY