Thursday, September 21, 2017

Fall Pumpkin Decor with Pastel Colors and Felt

I love to decorate pumpkins during the fall.  This year I felt like doing something a little different and go do with the traditional colors or feel of autumn or Halloween, I went with glam and princess!!


Here is a video on how to make these fun princess pumpkins.



I love the look of the Kunin Felt of the pumpkins, and not to mention the felt is made form recycled plastic bottles!!!  The felt looks soft and dreamy as flowers and leaves and they could not be easier to make since they work amazingly with wafer thin dies.  I love the colors of the felt, I chose the Kunin Premiumfelt in Lagoon, and then in the Classic Felt I used the colors of Baby Pink, Minty, Olive, and Lemon Frost.




Adding a bit of bling and twine just made these pumpkins amazing!!




The best part is I made these pumpkins using Dollar Tree foam and plastic pumpkins, a little but of paint and some fun embellishments and they are completely transformed into a fun Halloween decor item, or amazing Princess party decor!!



Check out all the other designers in the blog hop for Kunin Felt and the Designer Crafts Connection, there are some amazing projects!!   Plus if you leave comments on each of the designers blog post you get a chance to win $75 worth of Kunin Felt!!

http://designercraftsconnection.blogspot.com/


Supplies Used
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Prima Pearl Swirl
Prima Pearl Swirl
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Helmar 450 Quick Dry Adhesive
Helmar 450 Quick Dry Adhesive
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Fiskars 5 Inch Titanium Micro-Tip Easy Action Scissors
Fiskars 5 Inch Titanium Micro-Tip Easy Action Scissors
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Cuttlebug
Cuttlebug
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Cuttlebug Plate C
Cuttlebug Plate C
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Tattered Angels DIY & Decor Paint
Tattered Angels DIY & Decor Paint
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Black Ink
Black Ink
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Jute trim
Jute trim
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Kunin Felt
Kunin Felt
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Pumpkins
Pumpkins
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ScraPerfect No Clog Cap
ScraPerfect No Clog Cap
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CCB Rope
CCB Rope
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ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever
ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever
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ScraPerfect Embellie Gellie
ScraPerfect Embellie Gellie
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Leaf Die
Leaf Die
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Spiral Flower Die
Spiral Flower Die
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Monday, September 18, 2017

Handmade Watercolor Bookmark made from Custom Digi Design Paper

I got these amazing digital images and I decided to turn them into a custom designed paper to then watercolor and make into pretty bookmarks.  Check it out, they so so fun to make!!


Here is a video on how to create a digital paper from images and how I turned them into bookmarks.



I love how pretty these flowers and leaves are.  These are the original images from Koala T Crafts (link below).



I then took the images into Photoshop and made my own background paper.


I then added in some watercolor to the page using reinkers and a water brush filled with alcohol and turned them into bookmarks.



Using the Xyron Creative State Lite and the Laminate cartridge make laminating anything so easy, no heat, no muss, no fuss!!   I added a little jute trim to the top as a tassel to complete my book mark.





Supplies Used
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Fiskars 5 Inch Titanium Micro-Tip Easy Action Scissors
Fiskars 5 Inch Titanium Micro-Tip Easy Action Scissors
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Xyron Creative Station Lite
Xyron Creative Station Lite
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Waterbrush - Brutus Monroe
Waterbrush - Brutus Monroe
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Big Bite
Big Bite
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Brutus Monroe Reinkers
Brutus Monroe Reinkers
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Non Stick Palette
Non Stick Palette
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Koala T Crafts
Koala T Crafts
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Xyron Laminate 5
Xyron Laminate 5" Refill
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Jute trim
Jute trim
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Sunday, September 17, 2017

DIY Dollar Tree Fast and Easy Etched Candy Bowls

I love how simple it is to take a plain orange bowl and turn it into something fun and festive for Halloween for a party, or for the teacher lounge at the kids school.  Filled with a few fun candies from the Dollar Tree and the easy DIY etched bowl is turned from plain to fun in less than an hour!

**I was compensated for this post. This post also contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.**



Here is a video tutorial on how I made this fun set of bowls!!



I started off with a set of orange porcelain bowls from the Dollar Tree.   I love that everything is just a dollar there, even for these bowls!!!  I cute out strips and also dots from the resist vinyl from Etchall and used the Dip N Etch to etch the bowls.


I place the dots and then the strips on other other bowl and placed them into the etching solution for 15 minutes, bottom side down, then flipped it and did the top side down for another 15 minutes.



I washed the bowls off and pulled the tape from the bowls and dried them up.  I then took a fine tip sharpie pen and marked along edge of each circle and line since that now the part that has been tech has lost its glazed feel and it now has a tooth to allow the pen to stay and not wipe off!!


You can can really see the difference between the etched and glossy surface of these bowls now!



I filled the bowls with some fun Halloween chocolate candy in fun eyeballs and skulls from the Dollar tree. When I etched the bowls I also did a little bit into the inside of the bowl about 1 inch, I love the look when the candy rests in bowl with the etching!



I now have some fun candy bowls ready to place out for a party, Happy Halloween!



You can even decorate the bowls with a little clip on decoration, I picked out some fun webbed butterflies from the Dollar Tree!



Supplies Used
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Swingline Paper Trimmer / Cutter, Guillotine
Swingline Paper Trimmer / Cutter, Guillotine
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Etchall Dip n Etch
Etchall Dip n Etch
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Bowls
Bowls
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Webbed Butterflies
Webbed Butterflies
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Candy
Candy
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Etchall Vinyl
Etchall Vinyl
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Black Sharpie
Black Sharpie
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