Halloween bleach stencil shirt
So I was looking for shirts for the girls for Halloween that were free of peace signs, tacky logos and silly sayings so I searched online for some ideas on making our own. Usually I would have no problem with sewing on an applique and calling it good, but I wanted something "different". I came up with this. Feel free to experiment and have fun. Supplies you will need * black shirts ( $1.97 clearance at Walmart) * empty spray bottle ( $1.00 at Dollar Tree) * freezer paper, it comes in a roll…
10 Ways to Make & Use Paper Pockets | Templates & Tutorials
Paper pockets are very useful embellishments for scrapbookers, card makers and other paper crafters. Buying ready made ones can not only be expensive but it limits you to style and color. We can us…
Easy DIY Book Pumpkin
I made an easy DIY book pumpkin this year. It’s been on my “want to try list” for the longest time. It was easy and cost nothing. Use an old book to make a pumpkin in under 2 hours, including the painting! I have a thing for creative pumpkins… As much as I’ve wanted to...Read More »
Aging Paper With Coffee Grounds
Sure, we've all heard of or tried aging paper with tea but what happens when you dump your used morning coffee grounds (grinds) on paper to see if that works too? That's what I wanted to know. For the experiment, I used five sheets of paper; two regular pieces of copy paper and three pieces of medium weight card stock. Actually, the three heavier pieces came from the office supply store in a pack and I think they call it "cover stock" there. The card stock already had a mottled look to it…
Peony Coffee Filter Flowers Tutorial
I have been obsessed with the coffee filter flowers lately! I think they look just like peonies or some really fluffy old fashioned roses. :) I searched out a bunch of different ways to make them via the internet and...
Super Easy Coffee Filter Craft Makes Beautiful Flowers
Cut the edges off a stack of coffee filters. The reason? Insanely cute! All it takes is about 10 white coffee filters, washable markers, a peat pot to hold the bloom, and a burlap ribbon to top it off.
30+ Creative Uses for Old Books • Mabey She Made It
These creative uses for old books will inspire you to repurpose old books into art. Beautiful book crafts are created from pages, covers, and whole books.