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Handmade Hangout Party #254

NOTE: The website we use for our Handmade Hangout party, InLinkz, has updated their site. If you are sharing a link for the first time on their new system, you will be asked to sign in with a social media account like Facebook. They will not share your information or spam your friends and it is a one time log in then link sharing will be like it used to be in the future. Sorry for the inconvenience!

So sorry that the Handmade Hangout Party is starting a little late today!! 
Our world has been TOTALLY crazy busy as of late and I just haven’t had time to schedule it but it is up and ready for you to join the party!
Link up all your wonderful ideas and projects below and be sure to visit a few that catch your eye. I’m sure those people would appreciate some comment or social media love as well. 🙂 

 

You can visit all of the hostesses at the links blow.

Allison from A Glimpse Inside

Becca from From Gardners to Bergers

Heather from Twin Dragonfly Designs

 

 

We have just a few easy rules:

1. Become a follower of the blog where you linked up. Or you can follow all of us and that would be awesome too!
2. Share our button or party link in your post or wherever you share your linky parties.

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3. Have fun!!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

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Handmade Hangout Party #247

NOTE: The website we use for our party, InLinkz, has updated their site. If you are sharing a link for the first time on their new system, you will be asked to sign in with a social media account like Facebook. They will not share your information or spam your friends and it is a one time log in then link sharing will be like it used to be in the future. Sorry for the inconvenience!

Are you ready to do a little partying at this week’s Handmade Hangout party?!  

Share your ideas below and be sure to visit a few that catch your eye.

You can visit all of the hostesses at the links blow.

Allison from A Glimpse Inside

Becca from From Gardners to Bergers

Heather from Twin Dragonfly Designs

 

 

We have just a few easy rules:

1. Become a follower of the blog where you linked up. Or you can follow all of us and that would be awesome too!
2. Share our button or party link in your post or wherever you share your linky parties.

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3. Have fun!!

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Spring Floral Hoop Wreath

Hello everyone! 
Remember me? 
Hopefully the weather is spring like in your neck of the woods!
 It finally showed up for us here, yay, and I can’t wait for more actually color to start popping up outside too!
I know I have been super quiet here, for a while now, but I finally have something to share with all of you! 
I love the hoop wreaths that have been floating around and wanted to make my own and I really love how it turned out.
 It is easy to create, like most wreaths, so you can easily complete it in a short time frame one afternoon.
Here’s how you can create one for you door or even indoor decor.
Supplies:
-Hoop (I bought this MDF wood hoop at Michael’s in the styrofoam section)
-Glue Gun
-Floral picks
-Succulent picks
-Ribbon optional
-Acrylic paint or spray paint 
-Wire cutters
-A piece of felt
Begin by painting your hoop. 
I just painted two coats of white acrylic paint on mine but you could also just use spray paint.
 As your paint is drying, trim all the heads of your blooms off the stems and cut apart any leaves or smaller floral picks to prepare them for use.
Cut felt and glue it to your hoop.
You will glue the floral blooms and leaves to the felt.
I like to dry fit my entire wreath together first to figure out exactly how I want it. Once I am happy I will start gluing each piece individually, overlapping them, and working my way around the wreath.
Start with larger blooms and leaves and continue filling in with smaller items as you go.
 Keep going until the full wreath is complete filling in where need be.
After all of the blooms and leaves are attached, if you will see any of the felt from the front, just flip it over and trim it down. 
And that’s it!! 
Hang it and enjoy! 

I hope you guys like my new wreath and I sure hope that I will pop back on here more and more. Only time will tell. 🙂
 Until then, see you later!

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Handmade Hangout Party #246

NOTE: The website we use for our party, InLinkz, has updated their site. If you are sharing a link for the first time on their new system, you will be asked to sign in with a social media account like Facebook. They will not share your information or spam your friends and it is a one time log in then link sharing will be like it used to be in the future. Sorry for the inconvenience!

Spring is finally here!! YAHOOO!!!!
I am so happy for the weather to finally warm up and for flowers to start to bloom. I am ready for more color in my life! 

I always love spring time crafts and food too so I can’t wait to see what you guys have to share this week! 

Now, let’s get this week’s Handmade Hangout party started! 
Share your ideas below and be sure to visit a few that catch your eye.

You can visit all of the hostesses at the links blow.

Allison from A Glimpse Inside

Becca from From Gardners to Bergers

Heather from Twin Dragonfly Designs

 

 

We have just a few easy rules:

1. Become a follower of the blog where you linked up. Or you can follow all of us and that would be awesome too!
2. Share our button or party link in your post or wherever you share your linky parties.

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3. Have fun!!

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Handmade Hangout Party #245

NOTE: The website we use for our party, InLinkz, has updated their site. If you are sharing a link for the first time on their new system, you will be asked to sign in with a social media account like Facebook. They will not share your information or spam your friends and it is a one time log in then link sharing will be like it used to be in the future. Sorry for the inconvenience!

It is spring break for us and we are actually even getting spring like weather! Hurray!! I sure hope it sticks around because I am so tired of the cold! How is the weather in your neck of the woods?

Now, let’s get this week’s Handmade Hangout party started! 
Share your ideas below and be sure to visit a few that catch your eye.

You can visit all of the hostesses at the links blow.

Allison from A Glimpse Inside

Becca from From Gardners to Bergers

Heather from Twin Dragonfly Designs

 

 

We have just a few easy rules:

1. Become a follower of the blog where you linked up. Or you can follow all of us and that would be awesome too!
2. Share our button or party link in your post or wherever you share your linky parties.

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3. Have fun!!

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Handmade Hangout Party #244

NOTE: The website we use for our party, InLinkz, has updated their site. If you are sharing a link for the first time on their new system, you will be asked to sign in with a social media account like Facebook. They will not share your information or spam your friends and it is a one time log in then link sharing will be like it used to be in the future. Sorry for the inconvenience!

It is time for another Handmade Hangout Party! 
I sure hope you are ready to show off all your fabulous projects this week!
And guess what?! Since it is Thursday evening, it means the weekend is right around the corner! Whooo!

Let’s get this party started! 
Share your ideas below and be sure to visit a few that catch your eye.

You can visit all of the hostesses at the links blow.

Allison from A Glimpse Inside

Becca from From Gardners to Bergers

Heather from Twin Dragonfly Designs

 

 

We have just a few easy rules:

1. Become a follower of the blog where you linked up. Or you can follow all of us and that would be awesome too!
2. Share our button or party link in your post or wherever you share your linky parties.

 photo handmade hangout- small logo AGI 3_zpscbsuugus.jpg

3. Have fun!!

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Handmade Hangout Party #103

Let’s Party!
It’s time to show off those great ideas you’ve been working on! 

You can visit all of the hostesses at the links blow.

Allison from A Glimpse Inside

Becca from From Gardners to Bergers

Kim from Too Much Time on My Hands

Heather from Twin Dragonfly Designs

Valerie from Occasionally Crafty

Alli from Made with HAPPY

 

 

We have just a few easy rules:

1. Become a follower of the blog where you linked up. Or you can follow all of us and that would be awesome too!
2. Share our button or party link in your post or wherever you share your linky parties.

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3. Have fun!!

allison

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Easter Egg Specimen Art

Happy Monday everyone! 
I hope you had a lovely weekend. 
Did you manage to get creative this weekend?
I actually squeezed in a little time this weekend to get this little project done.
It is so easy and a quick project. Plus, it is cheap! 

Here is how you can make it yourself.

Supplies:
-Computer
-Silhouette (if you don’t have a silhouette, you could use a cricut machine or use fancy punches as well)
-Scrapbook Paper
-Double Sided Tape
-Frame (I bought this frame at Wal-Mart and it already had the burlap wrapped center piece)

Can’t find this frame at your local Wal-Mart, just use any frame and a piece of scrapbook paper to mount all the eggs too! 

Cut out your eggs using different scrapbook paper. Plus cut out a little chick as well.

I just used all my scrap scrapbook paper, perfect use for all of it (tell me I’m not alone in the giant stash of scrap paper I have?!) to cut out all the eggs.
I cut two eggs from each piece that I picked to use.

Then I just played around with the placement of all the eggs.
Once I was happy, I just used double sided tape to stick them in place. I wanted to be able to reuse this frame and burlap piece in the future so that is why I chose tape but you could glue it down if you want to keep it for a long time.

And that’s it!!

How quick and easy is that?!

And this little guy that popped out of his egg is my favorite! 🙂 
This frame actually came with a twine string attached to it already so if I want to hang it I could do that as well!

I seriously love how this came out!
And it only cost me $3 for the frame because I already had everything else I needed!

Cheap, quick projects make me happy when I have so many other things going on around my house!

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Spring Floral and Twine Wreath

You guys, I am SOOOOOOOO ready for Spring!! 
We literally still have snow on the ground that happened on Christmas Eve and it has just been snowed upon a couple times. 
So since I am longer for Spring, I went ahead made myself a new wreath to hang up once the weather finally decides it would like to stay above the freezing mark and to say I love it is an understatement. 
 This is a rather easy project as well and can be done in one afternoon.

Here’s how to make one for yourself.
Supplies:
-Styrofoam Wreath Form
-Faux flowers (I found these super real looking and feeling flowers at Michael’s)
-Rope 
-Twine
-Hot Glue Gun
-Ribbon
-Wire cutters

Begin by snipping all the flowers down using wire cutters. Leave a short stem so you can push it through the Styrofoam form but make sure it is shorter than the depth of the form.
Next, hot glue the end of the rope to the back side of the wreath. 
 Wrap the rope around the wreath form gluing the ends down.
I only bought 2 things of the rope to wrap half the wreath but you could buy enough for the whole wreath.
I took small twine to wrap the rest of the wreath to make it easy to place the flowers right where I wanted them and it just helped cover up the rest of the wreath form from different angles.
Then all you have to do is take the flowers and push them where you would like them.
Begin with the large flowers and then fill in with smaller flowers and leaves. 
I just tied some ribbon to the top to use for hanging.
 And it is done! 
I seriously love how real these flowers look! They are amazing!! 
Now, if only Spring would show up and stay awhile!! 
How is your weather and are you ready for Spring like I am?!

allison

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Easy Bunny Sign

Happy President’s Day! 
How was your weekend? 
Did you have a great Valentine’s Day? I hope so!! 
My weekend was great! I actually a few craft projects completed and one almost completed. YAY!!! 
And today you get to see one of those projects that I completed and I must say, I LOVE IT! 
 I was shopping one day and saw something similar in a store and looked around to see if I could make a version myself and I did just that. 
The original version was just painted on a board with a few added details and I wanted to make mine a not so flat.
After browsing I found the wood bunny and the board and I was ready to roll! 
Supplies:
-Large Wood Board
-Wood Bunny
-Acrylic Paint
-Twine
-Fabric
-Wood glue
-Hot Glue Gun

Begin by painting the background blue.
I then antiqued the edges with white and gray paint but this is optional.
I chose to paint my bunny white but you could paint it any color you’d like.
Using gray paint, add the details to the bunny. Ears, nose, eyes, legs etc.
I then used some yellow ribbon to tie a bow around the bunny neck.
I took a cotton ball and pulled it apart and glued it in the place for his tail. 
And he turned into the cutest little bunny ever!! 
At this time, use some good wood glue or all purpose glue to glue the bunny to the background.
I then stacked some books on top of the bunny to ensure that it was glued evenly to the board.
While the bunny is drying, cut out some triangles out of fabric to use as flags on your bunting banner.
Using hot glue, glue the flags to some twine.
Glue as many as you’d like to make up the banner. 
 If you notice in the picture above, you can see where the fabric overlaps so just take some scissors and trim off the little extra corners. 
Place the banner where you want it onto the board.
Then just hot glue the twine to the back of the board.
And that’s it!! 
Now you have a fun new decor piece to display for Easter! 
This is definitely up there with one of my favorite projects!