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DIY~ Adorable No-Sew Miniature Mouse Made W/ Stretchy Glove Finger!

Make this adorable little mouse, who stands about 2.5 inches tall! He is such a cutie and would make a wonderful stocking stuffer gift! Wrap him in tissue and place him in a tiny box and watch the delight on the person's face when they open it! Please click on the following YouTube link to see my tutorial on how to make this little guy:

https://youtu.be/dmL8AaO-fm8


Materials Needed

*2 Fingers cut from a stretchy glove (1 white and 1 color of your choice for the hat and scarf)
*White Rice (short grain is the best)
*White and Pink Felt
*White Yarn
*Pom-Pom for the nose (roughly 8mm or 9mm)
*Stiff Cord OR you can cut the bristles off a new toilet brush from the Dollar Tree for whiskers.
*Black puffy paint
*Pink Blush from the Dollar Tree
*Small, clear rubber bands from the Dollar Tree OR Goody brand from Walmart.
*Embellishments for mouse.....tiny candy cane, bells, tiny flat back rhinestone heart, etc.
*DecoArt Twinkles glitter paint for inside the ears.

*Low Temp. Hot Glue Gun
*Precision Scissors
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DIY~Clover Pom Pom Maker Tutorial~Make Beautiful, Thick Pom Poms!

Make these beautiful, thick Pom-Poms with the Clover Pom Pom Maker. I'll show you how in this YouTube tutorial! Please click on the following link:

https://youtu.be/H2C_wNLq1IM


Materials Needed

*Clover Pom Pom Maker (I used the small ones)
*Yarn
*Small, Sharp Precision Scissors

DIY~Christmas Card Cross Ornament!~Recycle Craft Collab W/ Hectanooga1!

I am so excited to be doing a recycle craft collaboration video with Hectanooga1 on YouTube! She has so many wonderful craft and cooking videos! I posted Emi's links below, so be sure to check them out! 

For my collab video, I made these Recycle Christmas card cross ornaments and they turned out so beautiful! They are extremely easy to make and I only used the most basic items to put them together. Be sure to click on the following link to see my full YouTube tutorial on how to make these gorgeous crosses:

https://youtu.be/3Pf-u2dAO4U


Materials Needed:

* Popsicle Sticks (4.5 inches tall and about 14mm in width)
*Christmas Cards (Preferably light and bright in colors.)
*Aleene's TURBO Tacky Glue
*Mod Podge Super Gloss (One Coat Gloss Finish) NOT the regular Mod Podge!
*Tinsel Glitter (Light Gold or Silver~It depends on colors in your card)
*Jumbo Glitter in Crystal Quartz (Walmart, JoAnn's, Ebay~See my tutorial)
*Rhinestone chain (AB) or pearl chain (No larger than 6mm pearls.)
*Paint…

DIY~Gorgeous Upcycled Dollar Tree Salt & Pepper Shakers~ "Vintage Glam!" SO EASY!

Turn plain Dollar Tree salt & pepper shakers into......
THESE!

You can bling up the S&P shakers they sell at the Dollar Tree at a very low cost AND they are beautiful enough to give as gifts for Christmas! (See the links I provided below!) There really aren't any "rules" as to what to use when blinging up your shakers! You can glue all kinds of different charms and things on the front with E-6000 glue, as well as hot gluing beautiful trims that you can pick up at the craft stores, Walmart, etc. 
***Please click on the link below to see my YouTube video and learn how to EASILY put this together!
https://youtu.be/R5wEABAarTU

Materials Needed:
*Dollar Tree S&P Shakers *Dollar Tree Silver Diamond Mesh/Wrap Roll (It is in with the ribbon) *2 Kinds of rhinestone chain (See below) *Rhinestone Button Embellishments (See below) *Acrylic Pearl Chain (Ebay, Etsy, craft stores) *Charm of your choice (See below) *Filigree Connector (See video for measurements)
*Hot Glue Gun (Gorilla G…

DIY~Adorable Wrapped Charm Ornaments Made With Left Over Craft Supply Bits & Pieces!

You can EASILY make these adorable wrapped charm ornaments from all the bits and bobs you have left over in your craft supply stash! So look in your drawers and in all those little boxes you have stowed away for left over buttons, bits, bobs, ribbon, charm, etc! Click on the following link to see my full tutorial! Enjoy!

https://youtu.be/2OWpeInAgVI


Materials Needed

* Wide Tongue Depressors- 8 inch long by 1 inch wide. (I bought mine at Micheal's, however, I recently saw the same size at Walmart in the craft section.)
* Left over ribbon (See tutorial!)
*Left over buttons, charms, flat back embellishments, etc. 
*Left over cords
*Jump Rings (7mm or 8mm)


*Jump Rings
*Hot Glue Gun
* Hole Puncher (I use a bottle cap hole puncher that I purchased on Ebay.)
* Pair of strong, long blade junky scissors that you don't really care about. 
*Precision or detail scissors
*Ruler 
*Mechanical Pencil 

*I've used the following Ebay seller many times when purchasing "bling" for my projects. I…

DIY~Stunning Dancing Lights Faux Candle Ornament!

Make this super inexpensive and beautiful "dancing lights" faux candle ornament! This was very easy to put together and it looks so beautiful in the dark. Please click on the following link to see my full YouTube tutorial on how to make this!

https://youtu.be/h5hfT3NkoYM


Materials Needed

*Open Face Acrylic Bulb ~ I found mine at http://www.ebay.com/usr/agape-gifts
*Iridescent Type Glitter (I used HeidiSwapp's Love Marquee) You can find this at Michael's or on Ebay.
*Decorative Christmas Picks (See tutorial!)
*Faux Candle from the Dollar Tree
*Flat Back Rhinestones (Crystal) from the Dollar Tree
*Silver Diamond Mesh from the Dollar Tree
*Rhinestone Reindeer Embellishment found at http://stores.ebay.com/SfcDirect/


*Wire Cutters (I bought mine from the Dollar Tree)
*Gorilla Glue brand hot glue sticks (I found mine at Walmart)
*Hot Glue Gun 
*Small Scissors


Amazing Doctored Ghirardelli Brownies For Christmas Gifts!

Hi Everyone!
I was looking on the internet for various ways to doctor up a brownie mix. I wasn't looking for something ridiculously indulgent, but something that would kick up your brownies a notch. Well, I found it! A Chef recommended replacing the water with a dark roast coffee, then replacing the oil with a cube of softened butter (½ cup). Oh, and of course, you add 1 egg. I used the Ghirardelli brownie mix that I purchased at Costco. You pay about $9.99 for 6 packages. I was hesitant about using the dark roast coffee in place of the water because I don't care for desserts that taste like coffee. The Chef in the article said the taste of the coffee would not be detectable, but it would give the chocolate an enhanced flavor. The article also mentioned I could add pecans, but I decided against it because the people who would be eating this do not like nuts. I know! Crazy people! LOL! With that said, I mixed up a batch and poured the batter into a round 9 inch cake pan that I s…

DIY~Beautiful, Simple Earrings To Match Fabric Elastic FOE Ribbon Pendant Necklace

Learn how to make simple, gorgeous earrings to go along with any of your fabric/elastic FOE ribbon bead dangle pendent necklaces! Please click on the following link to see my full YouTube tutorial:
https://youtu.be/_4Z-HilMBDw

Materials Needed:
*Matching Beads (The same ones you used in your necklace) *4mm Daisy Spacers *20 or 21 Gauge Head Pins *6mm Strong Gauge Jump Ring *Ear Wires *Round Nose Pliers, Nipper Tool, Flat Nose Pliers

*Bead Dangle Collaboration Video With Craftie: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dd8tXfqREEQ&feature=youtu.be 

*Please Check Out More Of Craftie's Links:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgXg83WPVQYKPKQpZFrPj_A/videos
http://craftiekaleidoscope.blogspot.com/
https://www.facebook.com/craftiecraftie/

*My inspiration for the fabric beads came from Bev Carroll. Thank you Bev! Please check out her FB page at
https://www.facebook.com/Handmade-Ribbon-Bead-Jewelry-1911063585832447/

*Resources:
*Elastic Stretch FOE Ribbon https://www.etsy.com/shop/ribbonsbuttonsgalore