Thrifty Thursday: Making Things Pretty
It’s another party!!
Today I’m going to focus on making things from other things. Last night, Bestie K came over for a visit and we spent the evening doing crafts. None of these crafts cost very much and they all made us quite happy.
Up First: Wine Cork Pendants
I found the tutorial for this here: Wine Cork Pendants
It’s a simple tutorial. You take a basic wine cork. Then, you cut it into a small round piece. You decorate it using paint and stamps. Then, you add the eyelet and you have a pendant. This one takes some trial and error to get it right.
Up Next: Decorative Cork Board
We took the tile corkboards that you find at Walmart, a hot glue gun, and fabric. We used the hot glue gun to attach the fabric to the cork tiles. (Glue the edges of the fabric on the back to avoid any glue showing on the front.) These are going to be added to a larger project in my classroom.
And Last: Tissue Pom Poms
There are several tutorials floating out there for these. I don’t even know which one I looked at last night. My first attempt did not go so well: