Wednesday, May 24, 2017

DIY It - Color Blocked Galaxy Mirrors

Have you all ever heard of alcohol inks? They are alcohol based inks that are great for porous surfaces. They blend easily and swirl together to create really unique patterns and colors. I recently got a few to experiment with and I am hooked! They are so much fun (albeit a lot messy) and make the prettiest patterns ever. Let's just say that after a day of playing with the inks, I created quite a few new DIY's. First up are these color blocked galaxy mirrors. You all loved my easy color blocked mirrors using metallic foil vinyl, so these were a the next logical step up. Well, logical in a crafters mind! Ha! 

Just look at that amazing galaxy color swirl! These mirrors again use a few basic craft store supplies and only a few colors of alcohol inks, but the effect is out of this world. Ha. See what I did there? 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

4 DIY Projects to Try!

Well, I didn't end up getting around to photographing today's project, so it will be coming at you tomorrow instead. There is no need to fret though! You can find me all over the place today sharing fun DIY projects from an herb garden to patio makeover to how to sew large floor pillows! Check out the peeks below and click through for the full tutorials.

Colorful Herb Garden over on A Beautiful Mess

Large Floor Pillows over on Lovely Indeed

Monday, May 22, 2017

Make It - DIY Confetti Sprinkles

I am obsessed with confetti! And my obsession isn't limited to paper confetti, I want confetti in all shapes and sizes. And yes, that even means edible confetti. Lucky for me, I found a way to make DIY confetti sprinkles! And they are perfect for decorating all the baked goods. Just look how fun these sprinkles are!

Yum! I love how this sprinkles are in large and small pieces of different shapes. Just like real confetti! Follow along below for all the details on making your own confetti sprinkles.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Make It - Easy Embroidery Hoop Art

Are you as enamored with prints and patterns as I am? I love browsing through stores just staring at all the pretty surface designs. After spying a few super cute patterned paper plates and file folders at Target recently on one of my browsing sessions, I decided to buy a few random patterned items to turn into a little DIY wall art. A hour or so later and I had the simplest DIY patterned wall art to give me tons of patternly inspiration.

Can you believe these all came from either paper plates or file folders from Target?

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