Masking film card ☘

CARD CRAFTS cardstock varie colourspapersstampspromarkersink pad Using a pencil, draw a light rectangle (7,5cm x 8cm) onto white card.Position and stamp the first character within the frame.Stamp the same character onto masking paper and carefully cut it out.Place the mask over the original stamped image.Position the next character that you want to sit behind the […]

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How sew buttons? ☘

TECHNIQUE CRAFTS Secure the thread and bring the needle to the surface at the position of the button, then bring it through the button from the back.Take the needle down through the other hole and through the fabric leaving a small gap between the button and the fabric.Repeat the above to work a few stitches […]

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How do border punches? ☘

TECHNIQUE CRAFTS Fold a sheet of white paper and trim to create and A6 portrait insert.Open out and design your border (scallop or other) along the left and right edges in black ink, taking care not go too near the edge of the paper.Use a scissor to cut around the scallop edges, making sure a […]

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Doll house ☘

CRAFTS Big box of cardboard with other 2 small (what we use for living room and kitchen). Upstairs will’be the room.Now completely cover the inside and outside of the boxes (you can choose other patterned wall for your doll’s house)Attention to the edges and corners.Cover the inside of a rectangular inner box with floral green […]

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How to Shrink? ☘

TECHNIQUE CRAFTS HOW TO SHRINK THE PLASTIC? Pre heat and oven 170*C and place the “shrink” plastic items on a baking tray lined with parchment or baking paper.Put into the oven and watch as it curls up them magically shrines.This takes just a a few seconds, remove from the oven and intermediately flatten with something […]

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Victorian pot ☘

BRICOLAGE Acrylic paintsynthetic spongesandsattin varnishtoothbrushwater Mix a base coat colour of yellow oxide,turner yellow and titanium white acrylic to create a pale yellow (mustard) colour,reduce it with little water for ease of application,paint the whole piece inside and out,leave to dry and apply a second coat,mix a couple of handfuls of blend OD sand and […]

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Roman paving stone ☘

BRICOLAGE paving slabsmosaic tilesPVA adhesivequick – mix cementready – mix frout Draw your design to size on a piece of white paper,cover with netting and draw over the design with a permanent marker pen,remove the paper from the underneath the net and replace with clear plastic or grease proof paper,this will prevent the tiles from […]

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Needle flowers ☘

TECHNIQUE CRAFT Pleated flower:cut 2” wide long strip of fabric and press the strip in half,wrong sides together to create a 1” wide strip, starting at one end,fold the strip over to create a pleat next to your first and continue until you hae a circle of pleats,continue sewing pleats behind the first circle of […]

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Ideas Easter eggs 🐰

EASTER CRAFTS For cover the eggs: need 2 rectangles of patterned of fabric the same size,the fabric width should be 2cm wider than half circumference of the widest part of your egg and height should be 2cm taller than the length of your egg,around 8cm longer, turn the rectangles right sides facing and sew down […]

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Shimmering trinkets ☘

CRAFTS Spray paints (silver)glasses winelatex gloves To do:wash the glass wine, dry it,protect your work with newspapers,then put on latex gloves and hold the glass, shake the can paint for 30 seconds,then hold it 20cm away from the glass,leave dry for half minute before rotating the glass,continue this way until the inside is coated,tape lace […]

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Foiled effects ☘

TECHNIQUE CRAFTS Use a Bayer to apply embossing ink to white card,sprinkle with bonding powder, tap off and clean the excess and heat-set,cover the embossed powder with a piece of foil, placing the foil shiny side up,turn the foil and paper over and use the iron to heat 20 seconds the paper,turn the iron in […]

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Tea light of Jar ☘

CRAFTS Clean and paint your jars (or decor with paper, stickers, etc), let dry and then paint or decor another coat.Sketch out a design on paper then use gold outline and paint the design on your jars (bubble, butterflies, flowers, etc). Let dry, put a tea light in each jar.

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Winter clock 🎄

CHRISTMAS CRAFT Paint 2 coats over the clock, paint the inside of the clock with gesso and let dry.Use the finger to smudge small amount of contrast colour the outside of the clock, let dry.Apply the colour more dark contrast to let some clear colour exposed and highlight with white gesso (as snow!).Apart emboss a […]

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Caddy ☘

CRAFTS We need a cereal box, card box black, designs or embellishing.First draw a line across the middle of the cereal box and down the sides, cut from the centre line and draw a line on each side.Draw another line from the 2 line on each side.Draw another line from the 2 line to cut […]

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Shaker card ☘

CRAFTS Create a white card blank (7 x 5 cm), apply inside the embossing folder, emboss a piece and cut it to size.Cut matts of black and white cardstock for embossed panel.Cut a piece of black cardstock the same size as the embossed panel, trim the centre of it to create a frame and affix […]

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Coaster of fabric ☘

CRAFTS Select wich fabric you would loe use, maybe some pattern to bother or contrasting pattern. Cut 2 (4 x 4 cm) squares pieces of fabric and 1 (4 x4 cm) piece of fusible fleece. Layer the squares as follow fuible fleece (back & front). Ensure the patterned pieces the right sides each other, pin […]

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Beach bag ☘

CRAFTS Tank TopRick Rack or Other Trim1 Yard of CordAppliquésFabric GlueSmall ScissorsSafety Pin Using a small, pointed scissors, open up about 1″ of the hem of the tank top. Attach safety pin to the end of the cord and push the pin with the cord through the openinginto the hem. Work the pin and cord […]

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Paper beads ☘

CRAFTS A piece of paper (if you plan on painting the beads rather than leaving as is, I suggest just plain white printer paper)RulerScissorsSomething to wrap the beads around (I use a wooden skewer, you can find these at the grocery store)Nail polishKrazy gluePencilString Measure 1.5 centimetres on one edge of the paper and about […]

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Shirt necklace ☘

CRAFTS Aleene’s Super Fabric GlueT-shirtScissors Findings : Used large double rings and a silver tassel charm Cut off the bottom hem of the t-shirt. Cut five 1? wide strips of t-shirt, cutting straight across.This will give you 5 loops of material.Stretch each loop until it curls up. Add as many rings and charms as you […]

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Marionette socks ☘

CRAFTS One lonely unpaired sockA needle and threadCraft glue2 x buttonsSome wool Put the sock on your hand so that your fingers are in the toe and your thumb is in the heel. Test out making the puppet talk and take note of where its eyes will be. Use the needle and thread to sew […]

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Marionette spoons ☘

CRAFTS This is a fun puppet making craft and each one comes out different depending on what materials you use to make them. For making the people, you can use markers, paint, or crayons to draw a face. You can use circle stickers for ears…or use paper and glue on ears. You can paste them […]

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Marionette sticks ☘

CRAFTS I used craft foam (5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ sheets purchased in a 24-piece package at Target), some hand-drawn patterns on paper (some freehand cutting), craft glue, scissors, a few sequins, and pop slice sticks, in case you’re interested. A pretty simple project, overall, but you have to factor in time for the glue […]

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Marionette in felt ☘

CRAFTS Mulit-colored feltMulti-colored embroidery thread and needle(optional) Simple cartoon images of the characters you are creating. This will help you figure out the simplified features to give you puppets.Using your finger, create a “pattern” for the body of your puppets, so they are all about the same size. Draw a line around your finger with […]

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String of paper Gingerbread 🎄

CHRISTMAS CRAFTS Brown grocery bag or brown/tan construction paperCrayons or markersScissorsGlue, tape, or staplesA long piece of green or brown yarn or string Draw a gingerbread man or woman on a piece of construction paper. Make sure to draw a rectangle on the top of the head (your gingerbread person will hang from thisrectangle, which […]

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