Thursday, August 20, 2009

It's all about going back to school

From Jan Brett
I have always said Jan Brett
is a
want to be teacher…
Tons of
activities from flash cards
to book marks.
As well as pintables for
the teacher’s


Cute Pom-pom pen craft to get
ready for the first day of class
from Our Scoop.

a gift for the teacher here
picture from...Fresh Tea on flickr

Mini note and
library template printables at Creatured Comforts.

Be ready for school with this fun button note book.

How to Make a Button-Embellished Notebook Cover .

I am going to pair this book cover with the cute Pom-pom
top pen in
coordinate color for a stylish back to school look.

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Crepe Paper streamer tutorial

A simple idea
for a pretty party look.

Pre-weaved paper streamers….

step 1:

Take two rolls of crepe paper steamers

in your party colors and
tape the two ends together
like in picture above.
I use two sided tape,
you can also glue.

step two:

Take the roll on your left side (blue)
and cross over
to the right over the
yellow steamer .

step 3:

Take the yellow and cross over the blue
going from down to up...

Cross blue from right side to left,
next take yellow
from top bring down over blue.
Keep weaving back and forth
and up and down
until you have either the whole roll done
or needed length .

To keep bundles together I wrap
a stripe of paper around the
accordion folded crepe and tape.

I do this while I watch TV and store
in shoeboxes.
Crepe streamers go up faster and gives
your party a professional look.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

It's all about

finding new things
for summer...

I love Folding Trees. Listed below
are a few
of my favorites from this site:

This is so pretty.

and tutorial-part-2/

We all need a few Lucky Wishing Stars
-here is the tutorial

Have fun with this pod beads tutorial .

The new Fairy's Gate look
comes from here:

Ideas for summer time gifts:

Paper lace ribbon how to here...

from MS pretty tea cone favors
or use as holders for gifts from the summer

Saturday, June 27, 2009

It's all about Alice

"if i had a world of my own, everything
would be nonsense.
nothing would be what it is,
be what it is because everything
would be what it isn't.
and contrary wise, what is, it wouldn't be.
and what it wouldn't be,
it would. you see?" from
Alice in Wonderland Disney movie...


Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
illustrated by Sir John Tenniel ebook


A playing card top hat this way ...

How to draw Alice that way...

Vintage Wonderland Pictures on flickr ...

printable party hats,
garland and invitations can be found
at the long thread...

Mad Hatter party cupcakes at
Not Quite Nigella

Homemade Crystallised Rose Petals here...

Perfect party favors
for a Mad Hatter's Tea here...
and here ....

Tea party sign that way

Teabag cover template right here ...

tea centerpiece this way!

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

It is all about fairies

coloring book

"I think, at a child's birth,
if a mother could ask a fairy godmother
to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Dressing the part:

A LOVely LaCe CroWn...
tutorial by

Midsummer Nights Dream Tutu Tutorial!!!!
Add a set of wings....from here...

An easy Coffee Filter Wrist Corsage from

A fanciful twist
will make any
fairy big or little giggle with delight....

fairy crafts:

Enchanted little Tree Maidens tutorial

by rochambeau here,
I think they would make wonderful party favors ...

Sweet Tiny fairy doll can be found
here at The fairies'nest.

A fairy needs a house,
click here for a little building inspiration.

Fairy Furniture from the toymaker.

A fairy party:
Flower Fairies
Party planner
with printable invitations,
thank you notes, place mats and recipes.....

The most Beautiful butterfly cupcakes...
perfect for a fairy party from annies-eats.


wildflower party favors
from the fab miss b

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

It is all about what's on the neck

the how to for this wonderful necklace is here


Woven Paper Bead Necklace here

chain necklace here (I love this)

Monday, May 4, 2009

It is all about paper flowers

coffee filter paper-roses

Paper Bouquets here
the flower here

Magnolia Blossom How-To here

handmade-party-favors here

Paper flower pop-up card how-to/video/


Wednesday, April 22, 2009

It's all about the bookplate

Think kindly bookplate
from The Black
Homemade Bookplates from
Cute ideas for a
Sweet vintage bookplates

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Creative Park

Paper relief


Paper craft &

Wonderful Paper toys....

You will be amazed by the crafts and free things to
print at Creative Park, from cards and gifts to 3-D toys.....