My daughter loves to craft and I would say she came by it naturally but I am not a crafter by nature. I like crafty stuff and I always have the best intentions but alas I never have time. My mom loves to craft and has made sure I nurture this side of her. On a recent trip we stocked up on her favorite supplies for the month. I followed these tips in How to Save on Crafts to make sure I got the most bang for my buck. Even crafty kids still get a budget! She recently created two simple Crafts Sticks Projects that are simple for any child to make and make cute gifts to give friends or for a fun activity to do on a rainy day. Continue reading
We love to make crafts in our house and we are always struggling to save as much money as we can. Over the years we have found tried and true ways to save on Crafts and still have them turn out fantastic. Saving while making crafts allows us to make more crafts and surprise our friends during the holidays and sometimes just because. Keep reading to find out How To Save on Crafts.
Spring is almost here! Or at least that is what I keep telling myself every time I have to put on 5 layers of clothes just to go check the mail. I wanted to make a fun spring craft to bring a little color to this dreary Sunday so I thought these DIY Flower Pens would be perfect! These DIY Flower Pens would make great teachers gifts, favors for parties, or just fun for your own personal use! You would always know if you let someone borrow your pen! Continue reading
Are you crafty? I love making fun crafts and I found several ways to Save on Crafts by using materials that I have in stock. One of my recent favorite craft project is my Fabric Flower Necklace, it’s super easy to make and makes a great gift for my daughter’s friends or my girl friends as well.
You will need a hot glue gun
1 yard of material
closure for a necklace
small barrette clips
You will need a small piece of fabric to make the center. The center can be made in two ways. Once is to fold the fabric and the other is to simply knot the end.
You will fold over your fabric so it is 1/2 inches wide. I glue the corners of mine to make it easier to roll. Then you will trim it.
Next you will fold in around itself. or make a knot and then wrap it around itself until you get a bud shape. You will need to hot glue it to get it to stay this way.
Next you will cut a long strip of 1/2 to inch fabric. You will also glue the edges to one another. Then you will glue the folded edge on the bud. You will twist the fabric and fold on top of itself.
Bring the fabric around then fold towards the center of the flower and glue.
Continue to wrap around and fold upwards until your flower is the shape you wish it to be. Then glue it.
Then you will adhere a barrette on the back so you can add it to this necklace.
This is your Fabric Flower Necklace final project.
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