2015-05-31

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Easy craft: Butterfly Mobile

[insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php]   Hello! It's been a while since my last post...oops! If you've been waiting for a new post, thanks for waiting! Lately I've been working on my kids' clothing store, and it's finally coming together now. Today, I will post on a butterfly mobile which I made for the girls section. You can use colored paper, but I think tracing paper works the…

Simple Craft: Paper Hydrangeas (revised version)

[insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php]   Yesterday I posted on how to make paper hydrangeas.  Today as I was making some more with my son, I realized that I can make these even faster.  So, today's post is a revised version of yesterday's paper hydrangea tutorial.  I will also go into how to turn them into bushes like the ones in the photo below. white printer paper paint…

Simple Craft: Hydrangeas (paper craft)

[insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php]   !! Click here for the revised version of this craft!! It is rainy season where I live, and hydrangeas are in bloom. I thought it would be a good idea to try and add some Hydrangeas to my Sylvanian Families town.  I started to make them with polymer clay as usual, but soon realized that I could create these pretty easily out…

Simple Craft: Patio chair upgrade

[insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php]   You may have noticed that I named this post "Simple Craft." This is a new category I've decided to add to the blog where I'll show how to make things using only common materials.  Hopefully, I can come up with some fun and easy crafts that even kids can do... let me know if you have any requests in the comments! Here…

Easy craft: wooden bridge

[insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php]   Bridges make good background scenery.  I had a bridge I made long ago out of balsa wood, but it recently fell apart.  I guess moving around a bridge along a river is something fun for little kids to do. So today, I decided to make a new bridge using balsa wood, and foam board for the curved areas - oh yeah, and…