Skip to main content

DIY~Adorable Christmas Bird Ornament For Your Tree!


This little bird was sooo easy and inexpensive to make! Can you believe I bought almost everything from the Dollar Tree? Yep! Be sure to click on this link to see my full tutorial on YouTube:  




Materials Needed:

*Ribbon from the Dollar Tree for tail feathers and wings. I used red and white.
*Narrow Ribbon in red (The cheap kind that come on rolls)
*Package of Styrofoam balls from the Dollar Tree
*White baby sock (ages 0-6 months) from the Dollar Tree
*Trim of your choice. (See video as to where you can find the trim I used.)
*Stiff felt for the beak (I used red)
*Pins with pearl head (I just colored the pearl part with a black Sharpie pen to make the eyes.)
*Plastic snowflake button for head
*Flat Back Rhinestones for bottom part of wings and on top of the snowflake hat.
*Tiny clear rubber bands OR white upholstery thread.

*Aleen's Turbo Tacky glue
*Low Temp. Hot Glue Gun
*Scissors

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

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


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…

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.