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Chain Reaction Challenge: Simple Rube Goldberg Machine But after taking the Chain Reaction Challenge his opinion has changed - actually I had to drag him and his younger sister away from making up more last night and again this morning so we could make it to school on time.

Mistletoe Season Christmas in July! Demonstrator Pootles - Mistletoe Season Christmas in July! To me, Christmas in the middle of the summer is pretty normal.

Final Burgundy… If you can join me for the launch of Christmas In Julky at Inspirations in Preston today and tomorrow. I will be demoing my new range of stamps and media plate frames today. Tomorrow I will be sharing a sneak peak of my New Christmas Die range exclusively in store!

Paper Craft - Make a Butterfly Lantern Make a beautiful Butterfly Lantern to decorate your room or workspace with just the humblest of craft materials - paper! It's a fun project that both kids and adults will enjoy making. Used floral or patterned scrapbook paper to personalise the design to match your home decor.

Butterick Sewing Machine: Rave Reviews at Create and Craft! Sewing and Butterick pattern enthusiasts are in for a treat: the Signature EB6100 Butterick Sewing Machine was launched exclusively by Create and Craft in 2017, and since then, its reviews have been phenomenal!

16 DIY School Supplies Kids Will Love To Make It feels strange for me to be writing about back to school and DIY school supplies as my own kids haven't broken up from school yet but from talking with friends in other countries I'm aware that their kids are getting ready to go back already!

Heavy Crepe Paper Trillium Flower Ever wanted to craft an amazing potted flower that looks incredibly real but - spoiler - it's made out of paper? Well, our crepe paper trillium flower will add that burst of color you want in your home decor, but without all of that wilting rubbish. And the best part is, you can easily make this craft!

"Nova's New Hair" Homemade Children's Book I am so so so excited to share today's DIY with you. I have had this idea for a while, and am so happy I finally did it! It was a good amount of work, but super FUN to do and one of the most sentimental DIYs I have ever made for Nova. Today, I'll teach you how to make your own homemade children's book.

Easy Marinated Pork Medallions with Grilled Veggies What are you cooking this summer? I finally have a grill on my porch again and I have wasted no time at all creating this delicious and super easy dish of marinated pork medallions with fresh veggies. I had no idea how much I missed grilling out and relaxing on my porch on a warm summer evening.

Oui Fresh Happy Mail - July Unboxing Hey hey pals, and welcome to July's Happy Mail unboxing!! This month definitely has a summer focus in terms of bright colors and some of the card themes, and we are pumped to show you the guest artist for the month-we've been fans of theirs for so long and started using this item as soon as we got it.

Tropical Bridal Shower Mimosa Bar It's mim-o-sa, not mimo-sa. Feel all sorts of magic with this delicious mimosa bar! This project is perfect for any island princess' upcoming bridal shower, plus it gives the tropical feel that's ideal for late summer. Categorize your fruits and brut with cute signs, then adorn your tabletop with leaves and the good stuff!

An Eames-Inspired Home Decor Project Okay, science nerds - this project is for you! I made an Eames-inspired molecule sculpture for my coffee table recently and just had to share. It was really simple to make and feels like just the quirky piece I was looking for to finish out my coffee table.

Pick One Room Decorating Challenge To Start This Weekend A one room decorating challenge is exactly what you need. From renovation projects to cleaning and organising, it's time to make a game plan, set a timer and do whatever it takes to knock this stuff out in a weekend. Make it a challenge.

Day 22: Underwater World / WDW-40, 2016 We had booked to go to Discovery Cove, an all-inclusive park where you can swim with a dolphin, snorkel with rays and other tropical fish, ride the soothing currents of a tropical river, as well as see hundreds of tropical birds, and other wildlife.

Unicorn Peg Doll Fairies More great Fairy Crafts for Kids here:. Your email address will not be published. Comment. Name. Email. Website. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

Mixed Media Recipe Card 4 - Fossil Fun Time Another creative technique to share with you today from the Mixed Media Recipe series of blog posts. Fossil fun times this week! It even has the feel of stone! This is how to do it. Ok, that's it for this one. Cool and creative, eh? Hope you can make use of this information in some way for a future project.

Beautiful Petal Promenade 4 x 4 Cube Lidded Box Demonstrator Pootles - Beautiful Petal Promenade 4 x 4 Cube Lidded Box. Oh how darling is this box? I love the Petal Promenade paper so much and I couldn't resist making a super star box with it. 4″ cube, 10cm, it's just fabulous, particularly with the reinforced edges to the lid.

Burgundy Anniversary… Same colours, same dies as yesterday but a really different looking card. For todays project I simply added the Bee Balm Background to the mix along with the smallest die from the Ovals set. I started by cutting the bee balm background form the centre form the centre of a piece of burgundy card.

7 Reasons to Start Rubber Stamping Do you want your papercraft creations to come alive in a matter of seconds? Then stamping may well be the perfect technique for you! Stamping is favoured by many crafters, as it's quick, accessible, inexpensive and not at all complicated to master!

Amazing Alaska Giftaway Demonstrator Pootles - Amazing Alaska Giftaway. Well, today is the day that I fly out to Seattle to start this year's annual Incentive Trip. I'm going out a few days early to see around Seattle, we set sail on Friday and I can't wait!

Make a Mermaid Garden with Succulents Yield: 1 mermaid gardenAuthor: Creative Green LivingPrint Recipe If you liked the fairy garden trend, you will love this magical under the sea style mermaid garden. Plant it with succulents resembling seaweed and accessorize with miniature starfish and a majestic mermaid princess statue.

Decorating Tote Bags with Mod Podge Decorating tote bags is SO easy with this tutorial! You don't need a sewing machine, and you'll have pretty canvas tote bags in minutes. If you open my pantry door, you might be concerned - I have enough canvas tote bags hanging on hooks to supply a small village.

Elsie's Nashville BNB Living Room Tour I'm really excited to share my living room tour with you today. I had the best time designing this space, inspired by Nashville icons Johnny + June, with a '70s color scheme inspired by "Rosemary's Baby." I had so much fun working with this color palette and the olive green velvet sofa was definitely my jumping off point for the rest of the room.

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