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DIY~Make Beautiful & Sparkly Wrapped Ribbon Cross Ornaments!

Make these beautiful and sparkly wrapped ribbon crosses for your Christmas tree! These were so easy to put together and cost very little to do! Enjoy this tutorial!

Please click on my following YouTube link to see my full tutorial:

https://youtu.be/gYGgP16BiAM


Materials Needed:

*Wooden Popsicle Sticks (4.5 Inches Long X 10mm or 11mm wide)
*Thin, Sparkly Ribbon (1/4 Inch, 1/2 Inch or 3/8 Inch wide works the very best.)
*Diamond Mesh (Optional)
*Triple Thick (Optional)
*Metallic Gold or Silver Paint Pen or Leafing Pen to paint cross ends.
*Rhinestone Chain (See links below.)
*Flatback Resin Roses (Ebay or Michael's in the bead strand section)
*Bails (See links below.)

*Strong Pair Of Long Blade Scissors
*Hot Glue Gun
*E6000
*Nail File (Optional)


Helpful Links:

Small Glue On Bails (15mmx5x2) http://stores.ebay.com/5beadsjewelry Medium Heart Bails (16mmx8) http://stores.ebay.com/rockinbead
Large Glue On Bails (1x3/8 Inch) http://stores.ebay.com/8seasongift#SS18 Silver AB Crystal Rhinestone Close Cha…
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DIY~Making Boxes With Dollar Tree Materials For "Dollar Stocking Stuffer" Gifts!

Hi Everyone! This is just a simple "mid-week craft snack" for you! I made these simple boxes out of Dollar Tree materials! I thought it would be fun to make a lot of these little boxes and fill them with various Dollar items. I give an example at the end of my tutorial. So enjoy the video! Please click on the following link:

https://youtu.be/GdAprdrP7Nc


Materials Needed:

*Burlap Ribbon (Dollar Tree)
*Bling (Dollar Tree)
*Red and Green Bows (Dollar Tree)
*Kraft Boxes (Mine were 3 inches long by 2 inches high.)
*Various Small Dollar Gifts

*Hot Glue Gun
*Scissors


DIY~ Beautiful, Fun & Inexpensive Dollar Tree Mini Garland Ornament Wreaths!

These wreaths are not a "new" craft, but they certainly are easy and a lot of fun to make! Click on the following link to see my full YouTube tutorial! 

https://youtu.be/SsQwARTld5o


Materials Needed:

*Clear Acrylic Shower Curtain Rings (Dollar Tree or Walmart)
*Mini Star Garland (Dollar Tree)
*Hot Glue
*Pearl Fishing Line
*Acrylic Beads and Pearls
*Wooden "Bird" Buttons (See link below)
*Bows (Ebay, Dollar Tree or make your own.)
*Beading Cord 

*Hot Glue Gun
*Scissors

*Elaine's "The Sister Syndicate" Facebook Page Mentioned In Video:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1533189633653276

Helpful Links:


*Wood Bird Buttons-31mm: http://stores.ebay.com/shesheshe888

*Red Rose Pearl Fishing Line Sellers: http://stores.ebay.com/watchinweb http://stores.ebay.com/uptogethertek http://stores.ebay.com/electronicsfrom2006

*Pearl Chain-Choose Color: http://stores.ebay.com/dogoodbusiness

*Sequin Bows: http://stores.ebay.com/jewellery-garden365
Flat Back Resin Pieces To Craft With: http://stores.e…

DIY~Make A Gorgeous Lace Shabby Chic Heart Ornament!

Make this beautiful lace shabby chic ornament for your tree! Very inexpensive to make and easy to do! Click on the following link to see my full YouTube tutorial:

https://youtu.be/9GkY-uUmz9k


Materials Needed:

*My Free Heart Pattern (See link below)
*Stiff, White Felt (NON-Adhesive back) I found mine at Michael's.
*Stretch Lace in color of your choice
*Pearl Trim
*German Glass Glitter (Medium Grit 70, Clear)
*Iridescent Glitter for the back
*Triple Thick Gloss/Glaze
*Key Charm
*10mm Rose
*Large Bail

*NOTE: If you can't find stiff, white felt where you live, you can use normal felt and paint on fabric stiffener on both sides, allowing one side to dry and then the other.  

Link To Print My Free Heart Pattern:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5v5DXp01SqddVQ5blZaM095TUE

Medium 70 Grit Clear German Glass Glitter:
http://stores.ebay.com/sugarcampcottage

Stretch Lace:
Bright Cherry Red White Accents Stretch Lace 5.75” Wide (1 yard)
Purple Grape Stretch Lace 5” Wide (1 yard)
http://stores.ebay.com/LaceA…

DIY~Make An Adorable Shabby Chic Miniature Tea Set Trinket Box!

Make this adorable little miniature tea set trinket box with a white, cotton filled jewelry box! This was so easy to put together and would make a lovely Christmas gift! I included some useful links as to where I purchased my tea set, lace, etc. ~ So be sure to click on my following YouTube link to see my full tutorial!

https://youtu.be/XKE_0Lcow94

Materials Needed

*White Jewelry Box (You can find the Darice brand, 6 in a pack, in the bead section at Walmart. They are about $2.47)
*Stretch Lace, White, NOT smaller than 4 inches wide. 
*Triple Thick Gloss Glaze by Americana (Michael's and other craft stores. You can also buy it on Ebay.)
*13mm OR 14mm Acrylic Pearls
*Jumbo Glitter (See tutorial)
*Clear German Glass Glitter
*Stiff, White Felt (Non-Adhesive)
*10mm Paper Roses
*10mm OR 12mm Flatback Resin Heart (Ebay)
*Miniature Tea Set. (Make sure the tray is not wider than the box.) See my tutorial.

*E6000
*Hot Glue Gun 
*Sharp Precision Scissors


Some Helpful Links I Thought I'd Share With You:

DIY~Adorable Dollar Tree Alphabet Block Ornaments For Christmas! Collab W/ Craftie!

Make these super simple and beautiful Christmas ornaments out of Dollar Tree alphabet blocks that you can find in their toy section AND Dollar Tree diamond wrap! These not only make gorgeous gifts, but I think they would do very well in your craft shows/fund raising events. You can change up the colors and embellishments to suit your needs! How about pink blocks with pink and silver diamond mesh? Add breast cancer awareness puffy stickers or heart bling and pink/white bead dangles at the bottom with a pink ribbon charm in the middle? Sooo many different possibilities! Use your imagination! Be sure to watch my video for tips on how to put these ornaments together! Just click on the following link:



Materials Needed

*Alphabet Blocks (Dollar Tree)
*Diamond Wrap or Diamond Mesh
*3-D Flat Embellishments or Stickers
*White Chalk Paint (Matte) I found mine at Walmart for $1.67
*Various Acrylic Beads, 4mm Daisy Spacers & Round Seed Beads (See my tutorial!)
*Jump Rings (About an 8mm or 9mm)
*Eye Sc…

DIY~Gorgeous Vintage Butterfly Christmas Ornaments! So Easy!

Make these super easy and stunning vintage butterfly ornaments for your Christmas tree! Please click on my following YouTube link to see my tutorial:

https://youtu.be/Gyc9-_yVZPc


Materials Needed  (See my tutorial for more info!)

*Click on my link below for my FREE butterfly pattern
*Stiff White Felt (Non-Adhesive!)
*Glitter 
*Medium Grit German Glass Glitter
*Triple Thick (Americana brand)
*Glue On Bails
*20 Gauge Wire
*Rhinestone Chain 
*10mm Resin Hearts
*E6000 Glue

*Wire Cutters
*Round Nose Pliers
*Toothpicks

*NOTE: If you can't find stiff, white felt where you live, you can use normal felt and paint on fabric stiffener on both sides, allowing one side to dry and then the other. 

Link To Print My Butterfly Ornament Pattern https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5v5DXp01SqdbmtOeGwyNmZtdVU/view?usp=sharing
Medium 70 Grit Clear German Glass Glitter: http://stores.ebay.com/sugarcampcottage
Small Glue On Bails (15mmx5x2) http://stores.ebay.com/5beadsjewelry
Large Glue On Bails (1x3/8 Inch) http://stores.ebay.c…

DIY~Beautiful & Sparkly Dollar Tree Christmas Card Tag Ornaments!

Hi Everyone! Be sure to check out my new YouTube tutorial on how to make these sparkly Dollar Tree Christmas card tag ornaments! These were simple, easy and VERY inexpensive to make! This is a relaxing craft that the kids can get involved in too! Just click on the following YouTube link to see my tutorial:

https://youtu.be/Zgx4vuEg5F8


My FreeTag Pattern:

Click on the following link for the pattern~ https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5v5DXp01SqdRlBBSS1EMFQ5VjA

*If for some reason you have issues accessing the pattern, please email me at HappyBirdsCraftingHaven@gmail.com

Materials Needed

*Dollar Tree Christmas Cards
*Kraft Tags (See my FREE pattern above!)
*Elmer's Glue Stick
*Charms and Jump Rings (About a 7mm or 8mm)
*Glue On Bails
*Rhinestone Bling
*Glitter (I used Heidiswapp Marquee Love)
*Fine Glitter (I used Recollections "Glitz.")
*Glitter Glue (Iridescent)
*Wire Ornament Hook
*Pearl Garland 

*Scissors
*Hot Glue
*Jewelry Making Tools to make bead charms


Where I Purchased Some Of My Supp…