Gelatos are a blend between a Chanel lipstick and a wax crayon. They are so easy to use with no mess. Best described by Faber castell on their website: There is nothing on the market that compares with Design Memory Craft Gelatos. They are compact acid-free pigment sticks. They are creamy smooth and glide on.… Read More Mask for the NEW year’s party
The following items are required: • Star or heart puncher • Card board paper • Paper glue • String or ribbon for hanging The method to make a heart bauble: (follow the same instruction to make a star bauble) 1. Using a paper punch, press 5 hearts from the paper. 2. Fold each page in… Read More Star or heart bauble
I was inspired by a friend of mine who is a blacksmith by trade. I was intrigued by the magnet star shaped object on his work table and realised that it held all the pins. Not only is it pretty, but it is such a versatile and handy gimmick to have. I decided right there… Read More Pin star with a papier-mâché or airdry clay base
The following items are required: • Wooden letters • Plastic gloves • Small soft cloth • Newspaper to protect the working surface • Silver magic touch, gilding paste The method to make metal look like letters: 1. Work on a protected working surface. Wearing a pair of gloves, dip the soft cloth into the gilding… Read More Metal look like letters
There are so many ways to do a nativity display, but I have chosen one where hopefully younger children will have the opportunity to tell the nativity story. Children often comment that without baby Jesus and the three wise men there would not be any gifts. In light of their comments, I add the gifts… Read More Nativity Display
Be inspired by your favourite pair of boots. Make a paper version of them and decorate it with a wire sock and string lace. The following items are required: • Hard paper measuring about 30x30cm in size • Draw a template • Thin copper wire • Crochet pen • Small awl or leather hole punch… Read More Paper Stockings
Search on the internet for male and female silhouettes. Use these as your templates and trace them onto old vinyl placemats. Cut around the marked edges using sharp scissors. Frame them or glue them with double sided tape onto doors or walls to direct your family and guest to appropriate guest rooms.
Use a tag template and trace it on to real or artificial leather fabric. Use very sharp fabric scissors to cut out the template. Use a leather punch to create a hole. Use a fabric sharpie to do the writing for you. You can now neatly mark those garments covered in your own bags.
Clothing covers The following items will be required: White cotton fabric Pins Fabric scissor A sewing machine Iron Fabric marker Method Measure the length of the garment and cut the fabric for the bag according to the measurements. Fold the length of fabric in half with right sides together. Pin it along the… Read More Clothing Covers
Restore old or damaged hangers and give them a second lease on life This is a great way to re-use old, dirty or damaged hangers. Either paint or spray paint them. This is a wonder, personalised manner to display that special black number. Before you start to paint or spray paint, just check that it’s… Read More Restore old or damaged hangers