Lacy Princess Crown

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By General Crafts Contributor Michelle

Create a crown from lace for your little princess.

Make a royally cute crown for yourself, or your favorite princess, with a few basic craft materials and a minimal amount of effort.

Materials

Here’s what you’ll need to get started:

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Free Stuff Friday!!

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Happy Friday! I’m so excited to give away another prize. This week, one lucky winner will receive a Ka-Jinker Prize Pack!

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Quickly and easily attach embellishments like sequins, beads, or these Ka-Jinker embellishment with your own Ka-Jinker tool, 5 packs of links, and 8 embellishment packs!

Every Friday we’ll post a giveaway on Think Crafts and all you have to do is comment on the blog post answering the question of the week. We’ll pick the winners and contact them via email. Deadline is midnight tonight and the winner will be announced Monday. One entry per person please.

Question of the week: What is your favorite animal?

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T-Shirt Pillow Sham

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By Sewing Contributor Courteney from the blog Crafting with Court.

DIY Pillow Sham from an old t-shirt

I love T-shirts.  I can’t stop myself from buying a T-shirt pretty much everywhere I go.  I make lots of my t-shirts into T-shirt quilts.  T-shirt quilts are great when you have a large amount of T-shirts that fit into one theme (high school, college, travels, etc.), but what about when you don’t have enough T-shirts to make a quilt?  This month, I have two projects to solve your problem.

When you only have one or two T-shirts you want to give new life to, the T-shirt pillow sham is the way to go.  This simple project will let you make accent pillow shams out of your favorite T-shirts.  They make great decoration on a child’s bed, a game room, or a man cave!

Materials:

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Glitter Pen Top

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By Kid’s Crafts Contributor Stephanie, from the Blog A Geek in Glasses.

Glitter your pens for a glamorous back to school season!

Some days you just need a little glitter to make you smile. Start this school year off with a glitter bang with these cool pens. Buy a package of pens and make them fabulous in seconds with a simple shake of glitter.

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Supplies:

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Mini Flower Wreath

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By Guest Blogger Tina from the blog Crafted Living

As the Writer, Photographer, and Creator of Crafted Living, Tina gives step by step tutorials for creative cardmaking, recipes, and inspiration for living crafty.

Mini paper flower wreath

This little mini wreath is a perfect desk accessory to brighten up your office through those dark winter months. Its small size is great for bookshelves, bulletin boards, or anywhere else you need a little color. Don’t have the sweet treats cartridge or a cricut machine? Find some floral paper punches you love and create your own version!

You need the following tools and supplies to create this wreath:

Cut the flowers using the Sweet Treats cartridge at the following sizes: Flower 1 and 5 at 2″ and Flowers 2,3 and 4 at 1.5″.  For Flower 1, punch two circles per flower at .75″ and 1″ with circle punches.  For Flower 2, cut the centers from the cartridge at 1.5″.  For Flower 3, punch a circle at .75″.  For Flower 4, cut the center from the cartridge at 1.5″.  For Flower 5, cut the center from the cartridge at 2″ and punch a circle at 1″.  Run the flower centers through the Cuttlebug machine to emboss.  Put all of the flowers together and adhere to the wire wreath form with hot glue.

This wreath was my first attempt at using the Cricut paper flowers.  I am thrilled with the results and now am a little obsessed with the process.  So many variations and color ways.  The possibilities are endless!  By the way, my mother has displayed it amongst her pressed glass bowls on her sideboard.  Perfect!

2 Cards, 2 Looks, 1 Tool

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By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

2 Cards Using Tim Holtz Spritzers

Have you ever found yourself needing 2 quick cards at the same time, but didn’t want them to look the same?  There’s an easy solution for those times and all you need is one tool to create the look and a few others to finish it off.  It’s simple and fun to do!

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Free Stuff Friday Winner!

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It’s Monday again, and we are so excited to announce the winner of our National Sewing Month themed Free Stuff Friday! Congratulations to… Cindy! Get behind your sewing machine and get inspired with these great books!

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If you love to come up with creative things to sew, you’ll love Handmade Fabric Flowers by You-Zhen Lu and Little Green Dresses by Tina Sparkles. Create unique and realistic flowers from scrap fabric and learn creative ways to upcyle thrifted clothing!

The winning answer to “What is one food you cannot stand?” is…

 “Kraft Macaroni and Cheese. As a kid I would rather go to bed without supper rather than eat it. The smell of that orange powder still makes me gag. I love homemade macaroni and cheese, but my husband likes the other stuff.”

Every Friday we’ll post a giveaway on Think Crafts and all you have to do is comment on the blog post answering the question of the week.  Check back on Friday for your chance to win!!

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