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DIY~Make Gorgeous Vintage Heart Necklaces OR Embellishments!

Make these gorgeous vintage hearts and turn them into necklaces OR fun embellishments for your craft projects! These were very easy to make! Please click on my following YouTube link to see my tutorial on how to make these vintage heart necklaces OR embellishments~

https://youtu.be/uWUPe8Q-RJs


Materials Needed

*Stiff White Felt (Michael's or any craft store)
*Triple Thick
*Glitter (I used the Heidi Swapp Marquee Love brand that I found at Michael's. No colors are listed on the bottles. See video.)
*German Glass Glitter (See link below)
*Stamping Up Ultra Fine Glitter in "Dazzling Diamonds."
*Glue On Bails (See links below)
*10mm Flower Trim (Optional) 
*1/4 inch wide Ribbon, Ball Chain Necklace (Only if you are making the hearts into necklaces.)

*Precision Scissors
*Gorilla Glue brand Hot Glue and detail hot glue gun (See video)
*Toothpicks 


My Friend Craftie's YouTube Channel~
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgXg83WPVQYKPKQpZFrPj_A/videos

3mm bead garland~
http://stores.ebay.co…
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DIY~Make Gorgeous, Easy & Inexpensive Craft Embellishments!

Make these gorgeous, EASY and inexpensive craft embellishments for your projects! There is such a variety of ways you can use these, such as altering jewelry boxes, glue on hair barrettes, upcycle jelly jars, etc.! To see how to make these, please click on the following link to see my full YouTube tutorial:  

https://youtu.be/e0D7Bf82GY8


Materials Needed

*Focal Piece, Such As A Resin Piece, Button or Large Flat Back Rhinestone
*3mm Beaded Garland
*Rhinestone Chain 
*Stiff, White Felt OR Heavy White Cardstock
*E-6000 Glue 
*Hot Glue
*Precision Scissors

Where to find the 2 row rhinestone chain and rhinestone buttons~
http://stores.ebay.com/SfcDirect 

Where to find the larger AB rhinestone chain ( About 4mm)
http://www.ebay.com/sch/ela.liu/m.html

Where to find the 3mm bead garland~
http://stores.ebay.com/prettyincrystals

Where to find the sparkly resin focal pieces~
http://stores.ebay.com/xinxing0515

I used the following glue gun in my video tutorial:
SureBonder Mini Detail Hot Glue Gun https://www.amazon.c…

DIY~Make A Gorgeous & Lightweight Felt Purse Charm Or Ornament!

Make this beautiful, inexpensive and lightweight felt purse charm OR Christmas ornament! This is so easy to put together and it can "take a beating" if you plan to use it on your purse. Check out my YouTube tutorial by clicking on the link below:

https://youtu.be/XGOgGxdc2kA


Materials Needed

*Ribbed White Felt (Also called CORDUROY FELT) (JoAnn's and SOME Walmarts, as well as Michael's online.)
*Bling (See link below AND my tutorial)
*3mm Pearl Chain (Acrylic) in Metallic Gold
*1 Inch Gold Acrylic Buttons (Walmart- 10 in pkg. for $1.97)
*Metal Filigree Stamping (See link below AND my tutorial)
*9nn Flatback Rhinestone (Walmart)
*20 Gauge Artistic Wire in Gold Color
*Lobster Claw Heart Clasp (See link below AND tutorial)
*Jump Rings (Strong gauge) in an 8mm, 9mm or 10mm. 

*Hot Glue Gun 
*Scissors
*Wire Cutter
*Flat Nose Pliers
*Round Nose Pliers

My Facebook Group~
https://www.facebook.com/groups/HappyBirdsGlitterNest

My Friend Craftie's YouTube Channel~
https://www.youtube.com/channe…

DIY~Make Gorgeous Crystal Dangle Butterfly Earrings! Inexpensive Easy!

Make these lovely crystal dangle butterfly earrings for yourself or to give as a gift! These would also make lovely bridesmaid gifts, as well as for Mother's day or birthdays! Enjoy my tutorial by clicking on the following YouTube link:

https://youtu.be/Qtgn8iIGn3Q

Materials Needed

*2 Butterfly Connectors (I bought a strand that was hanging in the bead section at JoAnn's)
*2 Swarovski Tear Drop Beads (12mmX8mm) Make sure the hole runs vertically and not horizontally.
*4 of the 4mm Daisy Spacers (gold)
*4 of the 11.0 Round Seed Beads (gold)
*2 Strong Gauge Head Pins (1.5 inch or longer)
*2 Ear Wires 

Basic Jewelry Tools: Flush Cutters, Flat Nose Pliers, Round Nose Pliers.

DIY~Fairy Tags For Altered Art, Craft Projects And MORE! Easy!

Make these super easy and adorable fairy tags for your altered art projects AND many more! Please click on the following YouTube link to see my tutorial on how to make these beautiful tags:

https://youtu.be/1Q5lkemaV8E


Materials Needed

*Stiff White Felt (NON-Adhesive)
*Filigree Metal Stampings (See link below)
*Fairy Images (See link below)
*Key Charm (No longer than 27mm)
*Flat Back Rhinestones (I used 9mm from Walmart)
*Small Rose
*Triple Thick (Decoart/Americana)
*Jumbo Glitter (Walmart) in Crystal Quartz
*Variety Of Iridescent Glitters. (I used Recollections tinsel glitter AND ultra fine in "Glitz." I also used a touch of German Glass Glitter in clear. (See link below)
*3 Teardrop Bead Dangles on a 7mm Jump Ring
*Glue On Bail (See link below)
*Metallic Silver Eyelash Yarn

Extra Large Tag Pattern:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1sdXYGLdvnVL-k9n0XUVrsX3ropVG1jXs

My Friend Craftie's YouTube Channel And Bead Dangle Tutorial:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgXg83WPVQYKPKQpZFrPj_A/video…

DIY~Make Gorgeous Faux Beadwork Craft Project Embellishments! Easy!

Make this gorgeous faux beadwork flower embellishment for all sorts of crafts, such as jewelry boxes, altered art projects, scrapbook covers, use as a brooch, etc.! Use your imagination and use different color pearl beads and dangles. Your imagination is your only limit! Be sure to print out my FREE flower pattern below and check out my YouTube tutorial by clicking on the following link: 

https://youtu.be/85zWg-MJJA0


Materials Needed

*Stiff, White Felt (Michael's) Don't get the adhesive back kind!
*6/0 Pearl E-Beads OR 4mm Acrylic Pearls
*11.0 Seed Beads (I chose Gold and Light Aqua)
*3mm Pearl Trim (I chose metallic gold)
*Marabou Feathers (I found an inexpensive, small bag. in the kids craft section at Michael's)
*Rhinestone Button (See link below)
*Small Bail (See link below)
*Teardrop Bead Charm with 6mm or 7mm jump ring
*DecoArt Americana Triple Thick

*Precision Scissors
*Hot Glue Gun
*Narrow Popsicle Stick, Skewer OR Toothpick


My FREE Flower Pattern
https://drive.google.com/open?id=…

DIY~Cute Super Duper Valentine Candy Bar Tag Using Dollar Tree Materials & Cardboard!

Make this adorable Super Duper hanging candy bar tag for Valentine's day! I made this as a simple tag to jumpstart your own ideas AND I include a free pattern below! You can slip a gift card inside one of the candy bar bags, add a couple of instant coffee sticks alongside the candy bars, make additional embellishments and place them in or on the tag. Your imagination is your only limit! So be sure to print the tag pattern and have fun!
Be sure to click on the following link to see my YouTube tutorial on how to make this cute tag:
https://youtu.be/YL_hPktHUe4

Materials Needed
*Sturdy Cardboard *Plain Scrapbook Paper or Wrapping Paper *2.5 Inch Wide Wire Ribbon With A Wide Edge (D.T.) *Heats & Arrows Ribbon (D.T.) *Large Glittered Craft Foam Hears (D.T.) *Sturdy Valentine Stickers (D.T.) *2 Hershey Bars Of Your Choice (D.T.)  *Cellophane Valentine Bags (D.T.) *1/8 Inch Ribbon *Bow (I have a tutorial for that at the end of my video. Just click on the thumbnail I provide in the video.)
*Tape *Sh…

DIY~Make Cute Gift Card Tags With Cardboard And Wrapping Paper! Free Pattern!

Make these adorable little gift card holders to hang on the Christmas tree or to give to someone in box. These are so fun to make and you can decorate them ANY way you want! This is just how I did mine. So dig into your wrapping paper, cardboard and stray crafty bits and pieces and have fun with this! Don't forget to print your FREE tag and bow patterns below! To see my full YouTube tutorial, please click on the following link-

https://youtu.be/9-08JPMImgA

Materials I Used

*My tag pattern (See link below)
*Strong cardboard from various food packages
*Wrapping Paper, holographic or shiny type
*Dollar Tree Stickers
*Bells
*Beading Cord (Not the elastic type.)
*2.5 Inch Wide Wire Ribbon
*Peppermint Lollipop (Small) 
*Bow Embellishment (See pattern link below)


*Hot Glue Gun
*Elmers Craft Bond Glue Stick
*Scissors

Extra Large Tag Pattern https://drive.google.com/open?id=1sdXYGLdvnVL-k9n0XUVrsX3ropVG1jXs
Bow Embellishment Pattern https://drive.google.com/open?id=1eMhh7NMr5zlttpOfxpy_k4pNg3tKQ4l3