Acrylic Abstract Painting – for Beginners At the beginning of 2019, I decided to learn one new art and craft skill each month and this month it’s ‘painting’! I wanted to share my first abstract painting, hence this post! I won’t be giving any tips or suggestions in this post, but surely in the next posts as I’ll learn and practice more. Surely, this abstract painting for beginners is pretty easy, and if you’re inspired enough, you can do it too!
Make Monster Pencil Toppers – Fun Craft! Looking for a fun craft idea to try out with the kids? How about these super cute monster pencil toppers? A great craft project to teach the kids easy and simple hand-stitching; and keeping the pencils safe with these cute monsters protecting them 🙂 Check out the tutorial and try making one (or two or more!).
Cherry Blossom Flowers – Paper Quilling Cherry blossoms are one of the most elegant flowers! No matter how you craft them, what material you use, they always look pretty and perfect! I loved how these quilled cherry blossoms turned out and it’s such an easy craft for anyone to try out, even for beginners. These quilled cherry blossoms are perfect as last minute gift idea; And also, this quilled cherry blossom art is great for simple home decor lover. You can make this craft using only a few basic craft supplies and only papers! Check out the list of supplies and the tutorial to make one yourself 🙂 For more quilled crafts, check out my Quilled Tulip Cards and Quilled Flower Pendant. List of Supplies Paper quilling strips Slotted quilling tool Brown craft paper Pencil Scissors Craft glue Tutorial Step 1 Choose a color for the quilled cherry blossom flowers and prepare at least 6 quilling strips of any length you want (I used 15 cm long strips). Use a yellow colored quilling strip of the same length as the previous ones but its thickness should be double than the previous ones. Make quilled teardrop shapes with the long strips […]
DIY Concrete and Wire Note Holders I never had to use sticky notes or noteholders but as life is getting busy and busy every day; now I feel the importance of writing down notes every now and then just to make sure that I don’t miss out anything important. I’m very pleased with how these concrete note holders turned out and they have been super useful. My husband has one at his office desk displaying his visiting card and I also gave another one to a friend, she’s also using it to display visiting cards and important notes. I’ll be making a few more concrete note holders for my workspace and some for others. If you try out this project you might end up having some concrete-mix left ; ) in that case, you might want to check out another DIY concerte project – DIY Concrete Planters. Supplies Cement and sand mixture (50:50) Toilet tissue roll Cardstock paper Plastic bucket or pot to mix cement A stick to mix the cement Scissors Adhesive tape Craft wire – 16 gauge Craft pliers – cutting, looping, flat nose Hot glue gun Tutorial Step 1 Determine the height you want for the concrete […]
DIY Macrame Wall Hanging Macrame crafts have always mesmerized me! Boy, I wish I could make one of those huge, gorgeous macrame wall hanging for my living room! After giving it a lot of thought to it, I decided to give the easiest yet the cutest macrame craft a try. Macrame rainbow wall hanging; which is pretty trending right now in the craft and DIY world. There wasn’t much to add to it but I tried to make it a little easier. I didn’t use wire and also didn’t go for stitching for attaching the ropes, because I find it a bit difficult. I had no idea until I gave it a try; that it would be so addicting!
DIY Flower Wreath – Paper Craft I can’t get enough of summer crafts! My head is filled with so many fun and colorful ideas and this DIY paper flower wreath was on my top list! A really easy to make paper flower wreath turns out so pretty and definitely brings a summer vibe to your collection of home decors. What are you waiting for? Grab some colorful craft papers and get going!
Free Plushie Pattern – Dinosaur Plushie If you’re looking for easy and fun free plushie pattern, well, you’ve come to the right place! These plushies can be a great gift for dino fans and fun teaching tools for toddlers or kids. Download and print out the provided template and follow the tutorial to make one or maybe more!). Use fun colors to make the pattern pop. Looking for more free plushie patterns? Check out these super cute bunny plushies or these lovely owl plushies! They all come with free plushie patterns. Supplies: Felt fabrics Fabric chalk or pencil or pen Scissors Needle and thread Cotton or scrap felt Tutorial Step 1 Select felt fabrics for the dinosaur plush and trace the template patterns on them. Cut out the traced patterns using scissors. The patterns include 2 bodies, 3 circles of teh same size for the body, 2 circles (1 big and 1 small) for the eyes and 1 zigzag bordered pattern. Step 2 Place black felt circle (small) on the white felt circle (big) and then place them on the head part of the dino body cutout. Step 2 Prepare needle with white thread and stitch a small white dot […]