Make Flowers Our to Felt

How To : Make 3-D felt flowers

While we have nothing against real flowers, we do find it depressing how after a week or two they begin wilting and looking like death itself. So keep your flowers fresh and everlasting by making faux ones! This video guides you through how to craft adorable 3D flowers made f ...more

How To : Make felted flowers

This video is basically about how to make felted flowers with Craftside. For making felted flower things we will need are assorted felt, assorted rhinestones (any size), embroidery floss (any color), a needle, some tacky glue and a pair of scissors. First of all cut out the sh ...more

How To : Make needle-felted flowers

Fans of felting will love these funky accessories, needle-felted flowers, made out of vibrant shades of pure wool. Corinne Bradd shows how to use cookie-cutters for modern shapes, ideal for stitching on a handbag or fastening to the front of a special greeting. You can spice u ...more

How To : Make a felt flower pin

Looking for your next craft project? Look no further. This crafty person's guide will walk you through the process of making a custom felt flower pin with supplies from your local craft store and about 45 minutes of labor. For more information, including a list of necessary ma ...more

How To : Make a purple felt flower

This video is going to show you how to create purple felt flowers for your children or a nice little gift. The items you will need are an 18in piece of tread doubled knotted at the end, hot glue gun, a needle, a pom pom, and felt cut into the shapes you want to make your flowe ...more

How To : Make a felt flower accessory

This is a demonstration of making a felt flower accessory for your head bands, waist band and even for your clothes. You will require wool fibers, bubble wrap, felt sponge rolling pin, washing bags and a container of hot water and a spray for soap water. First loose fibers are ...more

How To : Sew a felt geisha flower embellishment

Cat Morley and her adorable Scottish accent show you how to make a decorative square geisha flower that can be made into a pin or sewn onto clothes or accessories for extra embellishment. For this crafting project, you will need some felt, a square template of paper, a pencil, ...more

How To : Make a Tie-Dye Coffee Filter Flower

Childcareland has shared with us the most easy way possible to make attractive colorful flowers using nothing but coffee filters, pipe cleaners, felt pens, water spray, and tape. To start off, she advises us to lay down wax paper on the surface we are working on (to prevent s ...more

How To : Paint within a shape in Photoshop CS2

In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn to paint custom shapes. Learn to use the brushes, Color Picker, and layer style. This example uses a flower shape downloaded from, but feel free to experiment with other shapes too! Paint within a shape in Photos ...more

How To : Origami a beautiful origami lotus flower

Lotus flowers have long been a symbol of longevity, balance, and peace. Find your own center even amidst bustling work schedules, kid play dates, and workday commutes by crafting a lotus flower. Whether you keep it on your desk as a reminder to breathe or simply enjoy the pea ...more

How To : Fold an origami orchid

Learn how to make an origami "orchid" by slightly altering an origami iris / lily flower. This origami video shows how to make what I call an orchid flower... really it's something I made by mistake when first learning to make an origami lily / iris. You'll need to start from ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Turn an old zipper into a flower decoration

Turn some old sewing basket leftovers into some fun and crafty creations! This tutorial shows you how to turn an old zipper into a trendy little flower. All you need, besides the zipper, is some needle and thread and some felt or heavy fabric to use as the base.

How To : Make decorative paper with flower petals

Looking for a fun project to do with your kids? Try making decorative paper at home with flower petals and bits of recyclable paper. Supplies needed to make paper are 2 identical wooden frames, the cheapest you can find, a piece of screening, duct tape scissors, sponge, bucket ...more

News : What we see is Natural ... But also Fake

It is amazing that when you go out at night, the world is so full of colors and lights and everybody is dressed in certain way, also you can watch every big commercial image for 5 seconds, but in the end, you realize that your eyes can understand the fake and also the natural ...more

How To : Make flower power cupcakes with candy decorations

Are you feeling the love in the room tonight? Why not celebrate the ambiance with some flower power cupcakes? Watch this video to learn how to make these delicious flower power cupcakes. Start with a simple Betty Crocker cupcake mix, and then add candy decorations on top. No o ...more

How To : Make a no-sew, fancy kids' pocketbook

Jane O'Connor, author of the Fancy Nancy books, joins Martha to make fancy, no-sew pocketbooks for kids. Materials needed are wool felt, fabri-tac glue, hand punch, boa, necklace, or scarf (for handle) plastic rhinestones, butterflies, and flowers (optional). You will also nee ...more

How To : Make needle-felted chicks

Viewer-crafter Jenn Docherty shares her technique for making adorable needle-felted chicks. Materials needed are foam mat, wool roving, felting needle, wood skewer, needle black upholstery thread, sheet of felt (to use for beak), 34-gauge wire, 20-gauge black-coated craft wire ...more

How To : Make a flower costume for Halloween

You’ll have a blooming good time in the colorful costume in this how-to video! Dress up with some friends and go as a bouquet this Halloween! You will need a green long sleeved shirt, black leggings, black shoes, 4 sheets pink sticky felt, green pipe cleaners, yellow pipe clea ...more

How To : Craft spring/Easter bunny and chick boxes

There's nothing that makes us feel more like the flowers are a bloomin' outside and the weather is sunny and warm than baby animals. During the spring, they herald the return of life after a long and frigid winter. Celebrate spring - or the coming of it - by crafting these sp ...more

How To : Create a hydrangea wreath for your home

With springtime here, there's no better time to make a beautiful hydrangea wreath for your home. Learn from a professional florist how to put together a wreath made of this lovely flower and a foam base. Impress visitors with this living decoration. You will really feel the bu ...more

How To : Make duct tape flowers

Feel and see just what duct tape is capable of! You can practically do anything with duct tape! This folding video tutorial will show you how to make duct tape flowers. To make this duct tape flower, you'll need some duct tape, scissors, and some folding capabilities. This is ...more

How To : Color a sugarcrafted lily petal

In this tutorial, we learn how to color a sugar crafted lily petal. Insert your paste onto a green wire, then cover the paste with clear edible glue. Then, place the piece into yellow sugar sprinkles. After this, create your petals out of gum paste and push down on the edges t ...more

How To : Make a fabric gift bag for any occasion

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a fabric gift bag for any occasion. First, you will need to grab any type of fabric with any design that you want the bag to be in. Next, you will fold in the edges of the fabric so it has a hemmed look, then sew them down. After you do t ...more

How To : Make an origami buckyball flower

Feeling ambitious? With this guide, you'll learn how to make 3D buckyballs with origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own colorful paper gift ...more

How To : Build a decked pathway

In this video, we learn how to build a decked pathway. The first thing to do is to plan out where you want your pathway to do. Then, build a pathway out of wood that is all the same size. There are all kinds of decking you can use, whether you want hard, soft, wood, or more. J ...more

How To : Draw and color landscape scenery

In this video, we learn how to draw and color landscape scenery. First, draw your starting point, making a horizontal line. After this, draw other reference points on the paper, then start to draw in lines to see where your structures are going to be. After you do this, make t ...more

How To : Draw a daffodil for St David's Day

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a daffodil for St. David's Day. Start off by drawing a circle to measure out where all of the different petals are going to go, then draw a circle in the middle you know where the middle will go. Next, start to draw out the petals onto th ...more

How To : Use acetate sheet to develop watercolor painting

This video teaches the secrets of using acetate sheet to develop watercolor painting. Some tips of using acetate sheet to develop watercolor painting are: Acetate sheets will come to use mainly when painting flowers, nature, birds, animals, etc. (e.g., flower in this video). I ...more

How To : Make nylon stocking flowers

If you want a hobby that is fun and rewarding, cheap and easy, and fun, then handmade nylon flowers (stocking flowers) is an easy craft to learn. Do it yourself-- you will be so impressed by the result. See how to make nylon stocking flowers! New Sheer Creations is a company ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : HELLEBORE

Scrabble Bingo of the Day: HELLEBORE [n] A hellebore is any of the approximately 20 plants from the genus Helleborus, many of which are poisonous. Hellebores are herbaceous perennial flowering plants from Eurasia related to the buttercup family, having showy flowers with peta ...more

How To : 10 Thrifty DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

When you can't quite figure out what to get someone for Christmas, turn to your inner creativity for a more personal, homemade holiday gift. To help give you some ideas, here are some DIY presents that never fail. You can never go wrong with homemade baked goods, especially i ...more

News : Color Your Life

Want to be happy every day? here is some tips and techniques to help you keep the good mood using some Colors =). Step 1 The Green House Have you ever felt happy when you go out to nature, watching trees and flowers, smelling good , adding to that the fresh air. Im not going ...more

News : What if Your Face Was Covered in 50,000 Bees?

Every year in Ontario, Canada, the Clovermead Bees & Honey, Bee Beard Competition is held. Categories include squeezing honeycomb, lighting smokers, suiting up quick, and building bee boxes, and catching bees. The category highlighted in the name of the competition, Beebeardi ...more

OL's Favorites : Chez Panisse Vegetables Cookbook

Chez Panisse Vegetables has been a sort of farmers market "bible" for me.  When I first started going to farmers markets I kept reaching for the same vegetables I had conventionally used for years. I felt overwhelmed by the cornucopia of earthly riches as I reached past crisp ...more

How To : Make Recycled Deconstructed Roses

In this article, you'll learn how to create deconstructed roses in less than five minutes with your leftover fabric scraps. It's a great way to recycle your leftover fabric! Follow the instructions below and watch the videos for a demonstration. Draw the Flower Shape. Draw a ...more

How To : Make a spiritual bath

In this video Krazyboy shares his method of creating a spiritual bath. Krazyboy suggests that while spiritual baths are often known to help cleanse the soul, you can also imbue it with an intent (such as love, luck, success). The idea behind a spiritual bath is cleansing and w ...more

How To : Undo her bra with only one hand

This humorous instructional video demonstrates how to undo a bra with only one hand. It begins by stating all the things you do right to make a date a positive experience. This includes giving flowers, going to see a romantic comedy, listening more than you talk, telling taste ...more

How To : Carve a carrot creatively

You will need: a sharp knife, a steady hand, and patience. First carve 5 equally sized 1/4 spheres out of carrot. Next, following the curve of one of the notches you have just cut out, cut a slit just beneath the edge of the cut. Then, following the same line, cut another sl ...more

How To : Make a princess costume for Halloween

Not sure what to be next Halloween? A princess is a classic choice. Whether you’re making a costume for your little girl, or want to feel like royalty yourself, a princess costume is always in style. You Will Need: • A party dress • Craft or fabric glue • Rhinestones and c ...more

How To : Play Keith Urban's "Stupid Boy" on acoustic guitar

Grab your acoustic guitar, strap, and your pick and check out this free guitar lesson. This video tutorial will teach you country rock guitarists how to play a Keith Urban song. Not just any Keith Urban song, but one of his greatest: "Stupid Boy." And just so you know, here ar ...more

How To : Decorate a cake with fruit

Adams Holland and his design assistant Debra now decorate a cake. They start with an angel food cake that has already been baked and cooled. They next add an apricot glaze between the layers. It doesn't have to be perfect, it can be messy, that just makes it feel more homemade ...more

How To : Grow fresh garlic indoors

Love fresh garlic but don't have the outside space or right climate to grow it? Not to worry! This video is here to show you how to grow your very own fresh picked garlic indoors. Follow these easy steps and you'll have a delicious seasoning in a couple of weeks, and full grow ...more

News : Make your own vintage-inspired brooch bouquet

This tutorial is brought to you by "This was originally going to be a test run but it turned out SO good that I had to share it with you because I think it's the perfect DIY for a brooch bouquet! Must have: green pipe cleaners (77 cents a p ...more

News : Save Big without Skimping

1. Extend your engagement. A longer planning period means a better chance of getting the best vendors in your price range. Plus, you can typically lock in rates that might increase by the time your wedding date arrives. 2. Imbibe wisely. Many sites offer consumption bars (you ...more

How To : Make an origami lotus flower from a napkin

With this how-to on the ancient Japanese art of paper folding, you'll learn how to make a strikingly beautiful water lily from a paper napkin. For complete, step-by-step instructions on assembling your own paper lotus flower, watch this origami how-to and, if you like, read al ...more

Minecraft : Much to Do About Gardens

The order was given months ago: Build me a royal garden. and less poetically expanded, I dunno, with crops n stuff. Those were the words of my (formerly serial killer) uncle, whose castle sits in the middle of everything, requiring a garden fit for a king. The yard behind ...more

HowTo : Eat Berries in the Wilderness

DO NOT eat a berry if you cannot identify it. I decided not to include the obvious blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, but this guide will assist you in identifying which wild berries are, in fact, poisonous. The best way to stay safe when looking for berries is keepin ...more

News : Three Days Without You Activity

Three Days without You Poem Description: This is a sequence poem that will help students transition from one setting and time into another. Pacing will also be another aspect to this poem. Comas will be used as pauses in the poem. Each setting will be divided into separate s ...more

News : Seido and The Shadow

Not long ago in Rome during a Master’s Tennis Tournament something remarkable happened. In a tightly contested game, American Andy Roddick challenged a linesman’s call on a ball hit by his opponent. The remarkable thing about this incident was that Roddick argued against his o ...more

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