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Cut the end off a large potato and on the cut end draw the outline of a clover leaf. Using a knife carve away the excess potato down about an inch until only the shamrock remains. Use the potato like a stamp with an ink pad or thinned paint. Decorate paper or cards with these stamps for St. Patrick's Day.
This christmas tree star is made from vintage wrappimng paper. Since I do not have any vintage paper on hand, I scanned a piece of vintage fabric to make my own.
thick cardboard or foamcore Scissors or craft knife Pencil Glitter hanger (optional) Glue color print out of star
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Print out the star pattern you wish to use. Cut out the star with the scissors. Take the star and put it on top of the cardboard or foam core. Trace around the star with the pencil. Use the scissors or craft knife to cut out the star shape from the cardboard or foamcore. Cover the cut out with a thin layer of glue, and place the print out n top. Let the glue dry. Next put a bead of glue on the edge of the star. Put the glitter along the edge of the star. Set aside and let dry.
Vintage Treasures is a book by by Jane Cassini and Ann Brownfield. This great idea for an add on advent calendar is from the book. Using s stretched canvas, foam board, tags, pins, and vintage bits and baubles. Adds a tag with a vintage item for every day that passes.
Did you forget in all your Thanksgiving preparations that Uncle Jimmy cannot sit next to your sister or else the cranberry sauce bowl will get thrown across the room again? Well, here you go! Click on the image to see full size. Print out these placecards and fill them out for your table to avoid and food and relative mishaps.
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Transform fuzzy yellow pom-poms into charming chicks, then display your brand-new brood in a cozy yarn nest set in the crook of a cut branch. Via link
2 small bowls Plastic wrap Concentrated liquid laundry starch Lightweight fuzzy yarn, cut into 3-foot lengths Tweezers Black seed beads Tacky glue 2-inch yellow pom-poms Orange felt Scissors Time needed: About 1 to 2 Hours
1. Cover a small bowl in plastic wrap. Fill a second bowl with liquid starch, then dip in a length of yarn. Wind the wet yarn in a random crisscross pattern around the wrapped bowl's exterior. Repeat this with more yarn until you've covered the bowl's bottom and partway up the sides.
2. Let the nest dry in a warm spot overnight (or as long as it takes for it to dry completely). Once it's dry, peel it away from the bowl. Peel off the plastic if it stuck.
3. To make each chick, use tweezers to dip bead eyes into a dab of glue and then affix them to a pom-pom. For a beak, fold the felt, then snip a triangle from the fold. Run a line of glue along the outside of the crease. Press the beak in place. Arrange the chicks in the nest.