Get creative with this super cool and original neon earrings project! Simply use bread, glue, and your choice of neon paint, and you are golden! This is such a fun and easy craft project, because it is simple yet unique. You can use your rose petal in a barrette, earrings or another piece of jewelry, like a hair accessory! And, when you get really good at making this super cute rose petal, you can make them for your little girl, or even a neighbor! This is such a cute yet cheap gift, and it is just the perfect accessory for the summer. Since neon nail polish is in style, why not wear a neon rose petal as earrings or as a barrette? You will be so fashionable with your new homemade craft!
Have you ever felt like there’s a bit of a competitive nature when it comes to crafting? It seems that the most ambitious, impossible project always gets the most attention. Don’t be embarrassed if you’re a craft beginner or just simply need a an easy DIY project to get you through the day. Luckily, we have a great free eBook that will satisfy your creative urge while providing you with some awesome ideas for crafty Christmas decorations.
Our eBook, 7 Easy Christmas Crafts, features ornaments, wall decorations and tabletop trees. You can’t go wrong when you add a little Christmas sparkle to your space and these projects will help you get in the holiday spirit. You can make most of these projects in an afternoon and the kids lending a helping hand. Some of the projects are decidedly more adult (glitter and kids just don’t mix), so save those crafts for a quiet day on your own. Don’t be embarrassed by your lack of skills and don’t rule out crafting because you’re short on time. These projects prove you can find projects that suit your needs and personal aesthetic no matter the circumstance.
Here are some of the projects you’ll find:
Tree Christmas Card: This is a Christmas craft project that’s simple and kid-friendly. Cut small shapes out of wrapping paper and adhere them to the front of a piece of cardstock. In a single evening, you and your children can create a ton of Christmas cards that you can send out all season. This is a great way to use up scraps of paper that would otherwise be thrown away. If you like the look of simple, understated Christmas cards, then this is the perfect project for you.
Gingerbread Man Ornaments: Add a sweet smell to your home with this simple Christmas ornament. Kids can help you make the dough and create shapes with cookie cutters. Don’t let them ingest the dough because one of the main ingredients is school glue. Hang a few of these ornaments on your tree and enjoy the pretty traditional look and yummy cinnamon smell.
Download a copy of 7 Easy Christmas Crafts now – it’s totally free!
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Have you had a chance to check out our latest free eBook, 10 Quick and Easy Christmas Gifts to Make? When I say that the gifts are “quick and easy”, I’m telling the truth! In fact, some of these projects can be made in under an hour!
I know, I know – it’s not quite the Christmas season. But now is the perfect time to start thinking about your homemade Christmas crafts. The sooner you start working on your DIY projects, the less you’ll stress when the holiday season comes along. Plus, fall and cooler temperatures are right around the corner – I’m ready for a bit of a change, aren’t you? Escape the heat during these dog days of summer and make one or more of the gifts featured in this eBook. You can save them for December or stockpile them just in case (there’s always that one person you forget about).
What’s great about the crafts in this eBook is that you can use inexpensive or recycled materials. Purchase glassware and sweaters at a discount store or recycle an empty glass canister. Personalize the inexpensive materials using paint, fabric scraps and more – before you know it, you’ll have a professional-looking project (for a fraction of the price).
Here’s what you’ll find in this eBook:
- Snarky Christmas Canisters: Add funny words an phrases to an empty mason jar and use scrap fabric to make it extra special. Fill your canister with candy and give it to a friend. Don’t forget a snarky message!
- Root Deer: Gather up the kids and have them help create this adorable gift. Use pipe cleaners, googly eyes and more to bring your deers to life. Don’t forget a red pom pom for Rudolph’s nose.
Download a copy of 10 Quick and Easy Christmas Gifts to Make today – it’s completely free!
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It was there when your sister got married. It was there when your grandson was born. It was there when you took a roadtrip to see the world’s biggest ear of corn.Your camera has accompanied you to the major (and not so major) events in your life. So show this clever little invention some love and celebrate National Camera Day!
Here are some cute and useful projects you can make to keep your camera safe on all your adventures:
It seems only right that I feature some awesome photo crafts for the occasion as well. I’ll admit, I’m not a professional photographer by any means but I still love to take pictures. A lot of pictures! Whether I’m using my digital camera or just the point and shoot on my phone, I’ve documented everything from my family vacations to the daily lives of my pets (my dog is very photogenic).
It’s so much fun to go back and look at pictures because they bring back so many memories. I can almost taste that gelato I posed with in Florence or hear the sound of my sister laughing as I hugged her at graduation. Right now all my pictures are stuffed in an overflowing hat box in my closet. It’s a shame that my precious memories have been pushed into the back of the closet. If you are in a similar situation and wondering what to do with photos, then you should check out these creative photo crafts. It’s time to think outside the frame (and scrapbook)!
- Photo Quilts
- Photo Cuff Bracelets
- Photo Cubes
- Glass Photo Pendant
- Photo Ball
- Easy Photo Christmas Ornaments
- Personalized Birthday Banner
- Glass Tile Keepsake Necklace
What is your most treasured photograph and the story behind it?
This week, the Cool2Craft community is sharing super easy ideas this week! Watch your favorite crafters create super cool projects. Join EcoHeidi Borchers, Tiffany Windsor, Candace Jedrowicz, Savannah Starr, and Heather Valentine for this week’s episode.
EcoHeidi is sharing a fun discovery — the Look of Fused Glass, Savannah Starr is creating a rope bow necklace,Tiffany Windsor crafts ribbon wraps, Candace Jedrowicz is making a polymer clay bead fob and a quick and easy soda can pin and Heather Valentine stitches up covered wire hangers.
It’s easy to watch the Cool2Craft TV Channel right from your computer. Monday March 19, 2012 at 9 am Pacific/ 10 am Mountain/ 11 am Central/ noon Eastern. Watch craft demos and join in the live chat at showtime at Cool2Craft.com. See you Monday!
Give your garden party an intimate ambiance by creating sun and moon jars. Besides their chic, rustic look, sun and moon jars are easy to use because they are solar powered. Once you make them, leave them out in the sun during the day and watch them glow beautiful colors at night. Essentially sun and moon jars are the same thing, they just glow different colors. While typically moon jars are blue and sun jars are yellow, you can create whatever color jar you want by using colored tracing paper.
Even if you’re not throwing a garden party, these jars make beautiful outdoor decorations. Use sun jars to light up the walk way to your house or stick moon jars around the pool for a soft glow during your swim. Ready to make them? Here’s how:
- Garden Solar Lights: Try finding these at a hardware store like The Home Depot
- Glass jars with a clear lid. You can find these at stores like Ikea or Hobby Lobby
- AA rechargeable batteries
- Screw driver
- Utility Knife
- Blu-Tack or other sticky adhesive
- Glass Frosting Spray or colored tracing paper
- Use a utility knife and a screwdriver to take apart the insides of the garden solar lights.
- Using some Blu-Tack, paste the insides together and stick them onto the inside of the jar’s lid
- Spray the outside of the jar with glass frosting spray, or fill the inside with colored tracing paper that’s been cut to size. For moon jars use blue paper and for sun jars use a soft yellow color. Feel free to branch out and try other colors. I plan to make green, pink and orange ones, too!
- Once the insides of the solar light is secured to the lid, close the jar and you’re ready to go!
- To use your new sun and moon jars, place them outside or near a window where they can soak up the sun. This allows them to capture the sunlight and glow all night long.
How will you use your new sun and moon jars?
After the long winter we’ve had with all the ice and snow I am so ready for Spring time. I love when the grass starts to turn green and the leaves grow back on the trees. All the pretty flowers begin to bloom again. The sky is bright blue with the sun shining down on my face making me smile. All the brightly colored things make me feel warm and happy inside. These colors don’t necessarily have to be outside though. I found this craft that can bring bright colors inside your home and still bring that smile to your face. Gerbera Daisies are one of my favorite flowers and now it can sit in my home or your home.
It doesn’t take long to make this craft and once it’s done you’ll just feel good about yourself. The best part about having these flowers in your home is you don’t have to water them or worry about them getting too much sun. The flowers are silk and come on ladies, who doesn’t like silk? So get crackin’ and make your home shine with color.