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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




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DIY~Gorgeous Fabric/Elastic FOE Ribbon Pendant Necklace! Inspired by Bev! Collab W/ Craftie!

You can easily make this gorgeous bead pendant out of elastic fabric FOE ribbon! Please click on the following link to see my full YouTube tutorial on how to put this all together:
https://youtu.be/7JoIUeJ8qgE

Materials Needed:
* Elastic FOE Ribbon (I found mine on Etsy. I'll list the seller that I like below.) *Ultra Fine Glitter (I used Recollections "Glitz" and "Blush."  *Assorted 6mm & 4mm Beads, Charms. (Or you can buy the bead dangles hanging up on a card at any craft store.) *4mm Gold Plated Daisy Spacers *20 or 21 Gauge Head Pins to make dangle beads. *Strong Gold Plated Gauge Jump Rings..6mm and 8mm. *Acrylic Bead Caps (Ebay or Etsy. I'll list my resource below.) *7x4mm Rondelle. You can use 8mm too. I used gold Acrylic Metallic Rondelles, but you can use crystal or glass as well.  * Coffee Sip/Stirrers (I bought a box of 1,000 in black through Amazon. The color isn't really important as it will be covered with a bead cap.) 
*Necklace Chain, Gold Plate…

DIY~Elegant Bottle Charm Pendant Necklace Made From Dollar Tree Nail Art Bottles!

I made this elegant little bottle charm pendant necklace from the "Sassy & Chic" Nail Art kits from the Dollar Tree. The kits are standard stock at the Dollar Tree and there are 6 bottles in each package to play with. These necklaces are so easy and inexpensive to make, so be sure to watch my YouTube tutorial by clicking on the following link: 


https://youtu.be/80fTMZIQGb4



Materials Needed:
* Nail Art Kit Bottles from the Dollar Tree *Ultra Fine Glitter (I used Recollections "Glitz" and "Blush."  *Metallic Gold Thread (I found mine at Walmart in the sewing section) *3mm White Pearl Trim (Also at Walmart in the sewing section) *Assorted 6mm Beads (Or you can buy the bead dangles hanging up on a card at any craft store.) *4mm Daisy Spacers *20 or 21 Gauge Head Pins *Strong Gauge Jump Rings..6mm and 8mm. *Necklace Chain *Mod Podge One Coat Super Gloss

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

Crustless Apple Pie Recipe

Crustless Apple Pie
Peel, cut and core 5-6 large Granny Smith, Fuji or Gala apples. I have a great apple peeler that cuts and cores at the same time. Then mix in 2 teaspoons of Cinnamon, 2 teaspoons of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and 2 rounded tablespoons of flour. Pour apples into a large 9 inch glass pie dish that has been lightly sprayed with cooking oil. 

Next, mix the following topping ingredients and pour on top of the apples. 
1/4 Cup Melted Butter 1/2 Cup Packed Brown Sugar 1/2 Cup Quick Oats 1/2 Cup Flour 1/8 Teaspoon Baking Soda 1/8 Teaspoon Baking Powder

Bake pie in a preheated 350 degree oven for about 35 minutes or until bubbly and brown. 

DIY~Make Beautiful Spring Flower Earrings For Mother's Day, Birthdays Or ANY Holiday!

Make these adorable Spring flower earrings for Mother's day, Birthdays, Bridal Showers and more! They are so easy to put together and the ladies love them! You can find everything at Micheal's with the exception of the acrylic flower beads. You can find those on Ebay or Etsy in individual or mixed colors. If you are doing a search for them on Ebay, just type in the words "Acrylic Tulip Flower Beads or Acrylic Bell Flower Beads." Be sure to click on the following YouTube link to see my full tutorial


*Be sure to check out Craftie's YouTube channel! She has some wonderful bead charm tutorials and sooo much more! Click on the following link to see her channel: 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgXg83WPVQYKPKQpZFrPj_A/videos


Materials Needed:


*2 Purple Acrylic Tulip Flower Beads (Roughly 14-15mm tall x 10mm wide) *2 Lavender Acrylic Bell Flower Beads (Roughly 6 or 7mm tall x 10mm wide) *2 Spring Green Czech Beads in 8mm *2 Rondelle Beads to use as “Booster beads” in 4mm *2 …

DIY~Adorable Ice Cream "Easter Sundae" Candy Craft!

Make this adorable "Easter Sundae" candy craft to give at Easter time OR to use as a centerpiece for a child's birthday party! This craft is so unbelievably easy and super inexpensive! See below for a list of what you'll need AND click on the following YouTube link to see my full tutorial on how to put this together:

https://youtu.be/q9ZSd9r2LYE


Materials Needed:
*Sundae Glass OR Water Goblet from Walmart *Egg Shaped Easter Candy (Foil wrapped or unwrapped) *White Tissue Paper with Glitter (Dollar Tree)  I cut approx. 10 sheets into 10x5 inches rectangles. *Large Red Pom-Pom for the Cherry (I used the sparkle tinsel kind) *White Chenille Pipe Cleaner *Paper Straw (Preferably one with a Spring design to it.)
*Hot Glue *Scissors

DIY~ Beautiful Spring Chocolate Bar & Gift Card Combo Holder! So Versatile!

Make this beautiful combination chocolate bar and gift card holder for Mother's day! The flower is a combination of two different colored flowers found at the Dollar Tree! This is so easy to make and I give you tips in my video as to how you can downsize this craft for Church or club members, using various less expensive forms of scrapbooking paper. Be sure to click on my YouTube tutorial below:

https://youtu.be/jAwDezAsiPU



Materials Needed:
*Chocolate Bar (I used the Choceur brand from Aldi's. Dark Choc. W/ Hazelnuts, 7.5 Oz. for $2.29) *Scrapbook paper of your choice, cut down to 10 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide. *2.5 inch wide wire ribbon with the WIDE edges. (See my tutorial) *Mod Podge Super Gloss (One Coat Gloss Finish)  *Sparkly Button or Bling for middle of the flour. (See where I buy my bling below) *Glitter- I used Recollection brand fine glitter in "Glitz" and "Blush." I also used "Diamond Dust," which is German glass glitter." You don&…

DIY~Adorable Ribbon Lady Bugs!

Make these adorable little lady bugs out of grosgrain ribbon! They are so easy and inexpensive to make and can be used in a variety of projects. Click on the following link to see my full YouTube tutorial on how to make these little cuties!  https://youtu.be/qdyqS9htZT8


Materials Needed
5/8 Inch Grosgrain Ribbon with a red/white polka dot print (I found mine at JoAnn's)
5/8 Inch Grosgrain Ribbon in black with a white stitch print (I found mine at JoAnn's)
Artistic Wire in 18, 20 or 21 gauge (You can find this at any craft store in the Jewelry Making Section)
Small/Medium Flat Back Rhinestone Embellishments

Tools Needed
Low Temp. Hot Glue Gun
Wire Cutters (You can find them at the Dollar Tree)
Round Nose Pliers (You can find them at any craft store in the jewelry making section)
Scissors
Ruler

Ideas For Using The Lady Bugs:
1. Hot glue onto a barrette, bow or head band
2. Pin to the waist of a little girl's Spring dress
4. Use as a fundraising pin, such as pink polka dot lady bugs for Brea…