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These fabric pom poms from Ashley of Dolci Odille are shown as different ways to accessorize at a wedding. They’d also look beautiful hanging in a room! [via Sweet Jessie]

DIY Fabric Poms
DIY Wedding

We recently created this fabric pom pom as a tree topper for an inspiration shoot over at Design*Sponge, but it’s a great DIY project for a wedding as well. They have so many creative uses… hung above tables, chair aisle decor, or an alternative to the expensive flower poms that flower girls use to walk down the aisle.

-Ashley of Dolci Odille

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Supplies: Fabric, scissors, hot glue gun, and chinese lanterns.

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Step 1: Cut circles out of fabric.

Step 2: Fold the circle in half and put a little hot glue on the center, then fold over to secure.

Step 3: Apply more hot glue to the bottom of the folded circle.

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Step 4: Press the bottom of the folded circle with the hot glue onto the chinese lantern.

Step 5: Repeat these steps until the whole lantern is covered. Once finished, attached some fabric to the metal frame of the lantern to hang.

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Project created by Dolci Odille

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Milk Glass Vase
Vintage Milk Glass Vase
Garfield Collectible Glass Coffee Mug
Collectible Garfield Mug
Retro Metal Enamel Mixing Bowls
Retro Mixing Bowls
Garfield Collectible Glass Coffee Mug

Description

This is a nice collectible McDonalds glass mug part of a set from the late 70s to the 1980s. The glass has cartoonist Jim Davis’ character Garfield on one side of a teeter totter and pals Odie, Arlene, Pooky and Nermal on the other side. Garfield’s quote says “I’m not one who rises to the occasion”.
Wonderful quality as this mug features the Anchor Hockings marking on the bottom.

Excellent Vintage Condition
no chips, cracks or scratches

Measures approx: 3 1/2″ tall and the mouth is 3″ wide.

Great addition to a Garfield, character glass or vintage kitchen collection!

This item ships First Class Mail USPS
Be sure to check out my other items – will gladly combine shipping. Any significant shipping overages will be refunded.

Purchased this as a Christmas Present for a Friend. So many options and styles to choose from. I chose the White leather band and blue as shown in this picture I also requested to have my friends name punched into the plate.
Can’t wait for it to arrive. I’m thinking today’s the day 😉

Description
Check out these killer wrist cuffs by FOSTERWELD. Each cuff features a piece of recycled ALUMINUM that is tastefully beveled and distressed, with the color of your choice. That plate is RIVETED to a piece of GENUINE LEATHER that is soft and supple and your choice of color. There is a post and 3 holes for a comfortable fit. Our most popular size is a MEDIUM, fitting both the ladies and the fellas. Feel free to convo with any questions.

The last picture shows some color variety but is our THIN cuff.

CUFF SIZING = post to first middle last hole, holes are 1/2” apart:
LARGE- 7.5 8 8.5 MEDIUM – 6.75 7.25 7.5 SMALL – 6 6.5 7

YOU MUST LEAVE ME COLOR + SIZE SELECTION
METAL COLOR:
black white silver pink lime turquoise red purple kelly green royal olive yellow orange

LEATHER OPTION:
black white brown cracked black cracked white

ABC card

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Thank you Grace for letting me spend the week here! For my last post I
decided to make an ABC birthday card with a PDF you can download and
make yourself.

We have a birthday tradition in our family we’ve been doing since we
were kids. We go around the dinner table and each person takes a letter
of the alphabet, and we say something nice about the birthday girl/boy.
A is for Artistic! B is for the Beautiful! We go around and around the
table until we get to Z (which can be a difficult letter, you have to
get creative). You can mention a favorite memory, or something that
reminds you of that person, but it has to involve your letter.

My family is now scattered across the country. So I thought this ABC
card might be a nice way to keep our tradition going, even when we’re
apart for birthdays. Coming up with 26 things on your own can be tough,
so I only recommend making this card for people you know quite well!

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To get started: Download the PDF which includes
all 26 letters. For each card you’ll need seven sheets of cardstock.
Print your cards on a color printer. Cut each page into 4 cards by
following the trim marks. Write one special trait or memory for each
letter. Wrap with ribbon and mail to the birthday boy/girl in a sturdy
envelope. It’s almost as good as being there in person.

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This is a great little tutorial to make your own gift tags for the holidays. All you need is some paper, a printer, a few cutting tools, some scrap fabric and glue.

last-minute christmas tags

I know everyone is busy wrapping (or perhaps still finishing) a few gifts. I’m here to help! These gift tags are a great way to use leftover fabric scraps. First, download this template and print it on some white cardstock.

Here’s what you need: your printed template, a ruler and an x-acto knife, a bone folder (in order to get nice crisp folds), a cutting mat, glue (spray adhesive or glue stick), 1.5” circle punch (or you can cut the circles with your x-acto knife.. be careful!), a few cute fabric swatches (cut to roughly 1.75” squares), and a hole punch.

STEP 1: Cut out your tags (each template makes four tags) with a ruler and an x-acto knife, using the guides on the template. I cut the top and bottom horizontal lines first, and then the vertical lines.. do not cut through the paper top to bottom, you want to stop shy of the edge of the paper so you keep the border and your guide marks intact.

STEP 2: Take the four cards and punch out the 1.5” circle, as marked on the template (your circle punch will be slightly larger than the circle on the template). Line it up as closely as you can.

STEP 3: Apply glue to the entire wrong side (or back of the card) especially the edges. Pick your fabric swatch and affix it to the back of the card, wrong side up, making sure it covers the entire punched circle. (The right side of the fabric should be face down).

Fold the card in half to sandwich the fabric, use a bone folder to get a nice tight fold (or your fingernail). Rub the card all over, making sure the glue is spread evenly over the entire card. Punch holes where indicated. Add string or ribbon and enjoy!

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Homemade waffles

Today I found a vintage waffle maker at the thrift store. I was so happy I never liked Belgian waffles and have been looking for a waffle maker with little squares, like Eggos. I was so excited after a good cleaning I had to plug it in and try it out, so we had breakfast for dinner with my new old waffle maker, lol. They came out great! I’m really please that it worked so well. It took me a little while to figure out temperature and cooking time, and I still need more practice to know what amount of batter is just right.
This Vintage Waffle Iron is a 2 in 1 Grill and Waffle Maker. You can open the Waffle iron so it lays completely flat. Then you can reverse the plates on the waffle maker to reveal a smooth non-stick surface, and voila you have a counter top griddle. Fry some beacon and eggs on one side then cook some flap jacks on the other. I’m going to try that next.I folded my waffles around a hot dog to try to recreate that yummy KC waffle dog taste.


Material:
1. UPVC pipe (150mm diameter and 350mm length)
2. 2mm thick cardboard
3. Wrapping paper of your choice (I got this from Ikea)
4. Craft glue
5. Craft knife, steel ruler and cutting mat
6. Scissor and a pencil
7. A saw with a suitable blade to cut plastic material (I used electrical saw in my workshop)
8. Sand paper

Step 1
Cut the Pipe to your desire length, a body and a cap (200mm and 50mm). Sand-off the sharp edges from the cut.
Trace the outer diameter of the pipe on the 2mm cardboard, make 2, cut them out for the top and bottom cap.
Cut 2 pieces of 30mm wide and 1 piece of 10mm wide strips from the 2mm cardboard. The length must be

Step 2
Cut wrapping paper for the top and bottom caps.
Apply glue on the pipes surface. Wrap the wrapping paper around it and seal the open end in by putting some glue there.
Fold the top end of the body and both ends of the cap in and glue it.

View complete Tutorial Here:
http://www.craftpassion.com/2009/12/tutorial-tube-box.html#more-2683

View complete Tutorial Here:
http://www.craftpassion.com/2009/12/tutorial-tube-box.html#more-2683

When ever I see gnomes listed on etsy i add them to my favorites, lol i don’t know why. i guess i like them. I’ve never had a gnome garden figuring, but i do remember watching a cartoon about gnomes when i was little. Anyone remember that, lol they used to heal the sick or something.

The World of David the Gnome

View this item on etsy:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=fp_recent&listing_id=37098621#

Description
These are two adorable little Gnomes to hang on your Xmas tree! They’re handmade from polymer clay, no molds, then glossed. They have ornament hooks attached so they’re all ready to hang up. This set makes a great gift or stocking stuffer!

These Gnomes are approx. 1.5 inches

**These are handmade so each one is unique and may vary slightly from the item pictured.

Free Downloadable Projects

Cup Cozy and Can Cozy

These fun cup and can holders have fleece interlining, Velcro® closures and include extra pattern pieces for both appliqué and a photo pocket.

Use your imagination and embellish with a favorite photo, beads, decorative stitches… Be creative! The patterns include a printer check to verify that your computer printer didn’t alter the pattern size.

Free download includes cup and can cozy patterns with complete, easy to follow instructions.

Clutch Purse

This stylish clutch purse is offered in two sizes and is lined, has piping at outer edge and a snap closure.

The downloadable pattern includes both small and large clutch purses. Just as in KWIK SEW’s printed pattern, each size of the clutch purse pattern is color coded so the correct cutting lines are quickly and easily identified. The pattern even includes a printer check to verify that your computer printer didn’t alter the pattern size.

Free download includes multi-sized clutch purse pattern and complete instructions.

Download PDF Cup & Can Cozy Patterns

Download PDF for Clutch Purse Pattern

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