Tuesday, September 6, 2011

inspiration: halloween specimen jars

Check out these amazing and realistic specimen jars from Super Punch
They are super easy and inexpensive to make.  Check out the tutorial here.

Stop by Paper Dolls For Boys to learn how to make these specimen jars...
not quite as realistic but definitely fun and perfect to make with children!

Here is another version from David Lowe Designs.

This is a cool and super clean/modern take on Halloween specimen jars.  
Head on over to The Craft Junkie Blog to see how they are made.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

upcycling: wreaths

Here are a few examples of eco-friendly and budget friendly holiday wreaths.  

This one from goodhousekeeping.com is made from old Christmas cards.  
Check out the tutorial.

How about a wreath made from upcycled Christmas wrapping paper scraps?  
Here are some awesome examples...

Here is a christmas wrap wreath from instructables.com

This one is made from bottlecaps!  I wasn't able to find the tutorial but it looks easy enough.  I found the photo in monkeydog-studio's photo stream on Flickr. 
 Awesome idea!

Last but not least another great one I found on Flickr. 
 The Daisy Chick made it from upcycled christmas bulbs.  

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

free thanksgiving printables.

Check out these FREE Thanksgiving printables from Paper Glitter.  This an entire kit that includes invitations with changeable text, place settings, decorations, napkin rings and more.
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