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Tuesday, April 6, 2010
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Wednesday, March 31, 2010
- Bunny ears and bow set.
- Bag of marbles, plastic crystals, anything you can put with lights.
- 2 black flat marbles
- 20 count light set
- 2 big pom - pom's
- 1 bright pink 1 inch pom
- 1 square vase
- 2 pipe cleaners cut into 1/3's
- Hot glue gun
How to do it:
I had to do it twice because my lights looked funny. I put a layer of crystal pieces in the bottom and then 6 lights on top. Then I added about 2 inches of chrystals and another 6 lights, then another layer of chrystals and the rest of the lights. Then I stuck the bunny ears in then more chrystals. Glued on the poms, eyes and pipe cleaner whiskers. Added the bow and plugged it in! Yippeee! I love fun, fast and easy projects.....especially when I had all the stuff for it!
This is the light in the dark:
Friday, March 19, 2010
Here is another fun projects to do with kids that make great decorations for spring.
Here is another great link for Easter Tables - it is over at "Between Naps on the Front Porch"
If you scroll down, you will see over 100 links for fun table ideas at Tablescape Thursday.
Saturday, March 13, 2010
My friend Paige from Arizona, made this darling wreath - I have included her notes at the bottom of the picture of how she made it.
Basically it started with a straw wreath that I already had in my craft supplies, I hot glued yellow and green Easter grass around the wreath in about 6" patches, alternating, along with a couple swaths of a 2 1/2" wire Easter ribbon I had already. Then I cut the stems off of white & pink tiny flowers I got for $1 each at Walmart, alternated them around the circle - 6 stems each color. I cut the flowers off a purple (??? - maybe hydrangea?) and glued them around.
I did a search for "vintage Easter graphics" and saved 7 of them to my photos file and printed them off in wallet size. I spaced them around, glued in 6 or 7 small plastic eggs I got at Walgreens, made "chicks" out of yellow pom-poms with orange felt beaks and Google eyes. I found tiny little ducks at Fry's grocery store and used them, too.
I had some 2" straw hats in my craft cupboard so I added in 3 of those, and hot glued a ladybug button on each. Finally, I had a package of 3/8" pearl beads and I just added in about a dozen of those for effect.
This is a Peep's Wreath...the lights are peeps lights. I attached them to a wreath in bunches then covered them with tulle. The pictures really don't do this wreath justice, it is fun in person. There are also mini eggs here and there under the tulle.