I think the last time I used modeling clay was in like 4th grade, but when I saw this beauty:
I was inspired to give clay another shot... grown up style!
Really the possibilities are endless!
July 23, 2011
I made these button monograms for my girls' bedroom at a craft night with friends. They were very simple and fun!Just find a font you like, and print your letter. Cut out and trace onto the cardstock of your choice. Using a glue gun, glue down buttons along the traced letter. I chose to do all black, but some people did multi-colored monograms that turned out really cute. You can layer the buttons like I did, or choose a wider font and lay each button flat. It's fun to use a bunch of different buttons so you end up with more texture and variety. It's hard to tell from the pictures, but the cardstock has a textured swirl pattern. I put them in $3 frames from Wal Mart.
July 17, 2011
It was my turn to teach the Young Women and this week's lesson was on Heritage. I got this quote from sugardoodle.net and made some cute fabric flower clips (tutorial here) to attach to it.
I experimented with different types of fabric from my scrap bin. I also added a bobby pin to the back of the flower instead of a pin. I used a small square of felt and hot glue.I got 3 quotes per 4X6 print using picnik.com (to design/edit) and Walmart's one hour photo (to print).
Attach the quote to scrapbook paper, then make tiny slits to attach the bobby pin.
July 4, 2011
I wanted to make my friend a dress for her birthday, so I told her to send me some ideas. She said she really liked this dress from Shabby Apple. I figured it couldn't be too difficult to re-create. I also figured it couldn't be too hard to find navy blue and white striped fabric. WRONG!
I seriously spent about a month trying to find the right fabric with NO luck. It was all either really heavy upholstery fabric or thinner stripes. So I settled for thinner stripes: