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Use stiff doilies to keep the drinks safe from uninvited insects

The following recycled items are required: Lace doilies (small ones) The following items are also required: Glass or metal bowls (as moulds) Clingfilm Bottle (as a prop) Powertex/ fabric stiffener Blunt knife Instructions: Firstly, we need to prepare the mould.  Cover the metal or glass bowl with cling wrap. Place the bowl face down on… Read More Use stiff doilies to keep the drinks safe from uninvited insects

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How to make fabric flowers

This is a very creative and beautiful way to use up any leftover fabric that you have at home.  These fabric flowers can be displayed in vases on its own or in decorations with other greenery. The following recycled items are required: Florist’s wire (1 mm floral green stub wire) Round or cylindrical object (to… Read More How to make fabric flowers

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Decorate your own teacups

Paint pouring is one of the most exciting craft projects because it is so easy and is very appealing to both adults and children. The following recycled items are required: Glass paint Glass or ceramic cups The following items are also required: Apron to wear Old newspaper Instructions: This can be quite a messy project,… Read More Decorate your own teacups

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Cupcake holder garland

The use of fairy lights is a wonderful way of creating an atmosphere of enchantment and an illusion of excitement.  These lights can be used for any occasion.   For that extra special touch, decorate the fairy lights with petite lampshades.  Just add a touch of colour and they can adapt to any colour scheme or… Read More Cupcake holder garland

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Bead star

You will need: 40 wooden beads Needle and ribbon Scissors Method: 1. Cut a 50cm long piece of string. Thread the needle with the string and knot it at the end. 2. String 15 wooden beads onto the string and pushing them down to the knotted end. Pull the needle through the knot to secure… Read More Bead star

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Star or heart bauble

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

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Metal look like letters

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