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DIY Tchotchke Headband

DIY Tchotchke Headband

I’m kind of in love with this headband.  I made it months ago for Gigi’s 2nd birthday but sadly, it didn’t make it into any of the birthday pics.  There is a thin wood circle (found at Michaels) and a piece of fabric under all the tchotchkes.  The...
DIY mini BELT

DIY mini BELT

Gigi needed a belt.  So, today, I made her one…from Loopers. I tried to show the steps one by one below.  FIrst, I looped the loops to make three long ropes, about seven loops long each.  Then I tied a knot at one end and taped it down to the table. Next, I...
Paper Bead Bangles

Paper Bead Bangles

Major boredom, the kind you get Sunday night when thoughts of the week start setting in and you’re trying to make the weekend last but not sure how, set in a few hours ago when Ev left for San Diego and I was left to my own defenses.  I needed something mind...
Paper Bead Bangles

80’s Safety Pin Bracelet

I found this safety pin bracelet in my basement in New York.  I think I was 8 or so when I made it.  It’s funny to see my aesthetic hasn’t changed one bit.  The more the MERIer.  Oy a yoy.
Paper Bead Bangles

Sculpey Necklace with an Out of this World Twist

I admit, I did get bored for like a second the other night while making Alien Army.  I just needed to switch it up for a minute so I got out a skewer and turned some of my dudes into beads.  The result is pretty fab.  I can’t wait to wear this the first week of...
Paper Bead Bangles

Easy Cool Paper Bracelets for Kids

If you ever need a quick filler project, this is the way to go.  It’s good for kids of all ages, boys and girls and the possibilities are endless.  All you need is: velcro cardstock embellishments (ribbon, puffy paint, stickers, markers, duct tape, anything...