Using Silhouette CAMEO, cut bow shape from cardstock or patterned paper of choice.
Apply glue to each bow end; fold ends toward bow center and hold in place until glue is dry.
Place paper clip over tab; add glue and wrap tab up over paper clip to back side of bow.
Add more glue to tab; press down, and hold in place until dry.
To create butterfly paper clip, cut two butterfly shapes from cardstock or patterned paper of choice; place paper clip between butterfly cutouts and adhere together in center. Let dry. Slightly bend wings up on top butterfly to create dimension.
For heart design, cut two heart shapes from cardstock or patterned paper of choice; place paper clip between cutouts and adhere together. Let dry.
Use up your cardstock scraps to create more fun designs. With the Silhouette CAMEO Electronic Cutting Machine, the possibilities are endless!
Separate lid rim and seal. Spray paint both items, letting dry between coats.
Spray lower section of clean jar with paint, letting paint mist above that section. Let dry.
Adhere stickers to spell “lemonade mix” between painted area and clear glass.
For “lemon slice”, cut 1-1/2” circle from dark yellow cardstock; cut in half. Cut four small light yellow triangles to fit inside half circle as shown in photo; ink edges Yellow Citrus. Using foam dots, adhere triangles onto half circle, creating a faux lemon slice.
Punch one scalloped oval each from white and dark yellow cardstock; ink edges Yellow Citrus. Stamp words “Pucker Up” on one oval and mix instructions on remaining oval in desired colors. Punch hole at top of each oval.
Thread twill tape through tag holes and tie around lid. Fill jar with lemonade mix.
Create a fun and simple way to display the beauty of nature with this pressed flower tea lantern.
Clear self-adhesive vinyl paper, 9”x10”, two
Assorted pressed flowers and greenery
Craft foam, two colors of choice, 1”x10-1⁄2”, four (trim); 1”x9-1⁄4”, one (handle)
Two brass paper fasteners
Battery-operated candle or tea light
Thick craft glue
Remove paper backing from one piece of self-adhesive vinyl paper. Arrange pressed flowers as desired on sticky side. (Note: Do not place flowers within 1” from edges of self-adhesive vinyl paper.)
Remove paper backing from remaining piece of self-adhesive vinyl paper and press onto first piece, covering flowers with side edges overlapping 1”.
Use decorative-edge scissors to trim one long side of each trim piece. See photo. Adhere one trim piece along one long edge of self-adhesive vinyl paper aligning edges. Repeat same for other end.
Form self-adhesive vinyl paper into a cylinder so trim pieces are on inside of cylinder; press together, overlapping edges of self-adhesive vinyl paper. Adhere remaining trim pieces onto outside of cylinder, sandwiching self-adhesive vinyl paper in between.
Use decorative-edge scissors to trim both long sides of handle. Use hole punch to make a hole in center of each short end of handle, 1⁄2” from edges. Use hole punch to punch two holes in center of one trim end, punching second hole directly opposite first. Use paper fasteners to secure handle to lantern.
Place lantern over battery-operated candle or tea light.
scissors, iron and pressing surface, straight pins
(Note: Materials listed are for one placemat and napkin.)
Wash placemat, napkin, and denim without fabric softener. Follow manufacturer’s instructions to apply interfacing, then regular iron-on adhesive, to back of denim. Apply heavy-duty iron-on adhesive to one side of felt.
Print and cut out patterns. (Note: The blue word “pattern” is a link. To access this pattern, select the link, then download and print pattern.) Cut stars and hearts as indicated. Position three stars and hearts on left side of placemat, and one star and heart in one corner of napkin. Remove paper backing; fuse shapes in place.
Using two floss strands, blanket-stitch around hearts. Use white thread to sew button to center of each heart.
Cut squares from stabilizer to fit over design areas; pin in place on back. Using navy rayon for top thread and navy all-purpose in bobbin, satin stitch around stars.