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High Gloss Resin Coconut Shell Necklace DIY

 High Gloss Resin Coconut Shell Necklace DIY Make a high gloss resin coconut shell necklace for a natural and tropical look. Turn ordinary pieces of coconut shells into glossy and stunning jewelry.  These necklaces feel tropical and exotic because of their natural nature.  This is a fun craft for Summer camps (now that they are all over, right?) or just because! Supplies Needed: Coconut Shell High Gloss Resin Twine Wooden Beads Mixing Cups, Stirring Sticks, Disposable work surface and gloves Coconut Shell! Begin by breaking the coconut into pieces. I enlisted my husband to help me with this part. He took a rock from the garden and whacked it right on top by the 3 dots. And just like that it cracked down the middle and he pulled it apart. Then he broke the shell into smaller pieces with the rock. Then I picked a few pieces I liked and picked off the meat. I ate it too. Do you like fresh coconut? Then I gave the pieces back to my husband and asked him swe

How to Make Handmade Cards Three Easy Ways!

How to Make Handmade Cards Three Easy Ways! I began my adventure in blogging and crafting by making handmade cards. It’s the perfect craft to make and send to friends to bring a smile to their face.  Make a few to keep on hand and use when the opportunity arises. Here’s everything you need to know about getting started making handmade cards. Supplies Needed for Basic Handmade Cards: White cardstock Paper cutter or trimmer Score board or ruler and stylus ABT Pro Alcohol Ink Markers Dual Brush Pens MONO Drawing Pens MONO Permanent Adhesive TwinTone Markers MONOTWIN Permanent Marker Irojiten Colored Pencils Fudenosuke Brush Pens Foam Tape Step 1: Cut and Score Blank Cards Begin by cutting a standard piece of paper in half. Then score the pieces in half with a score board or with a ruler and stylus. Step 2: Create a Background Make a background on the paper using whichever Tombow products you desire. Option 1: Watercolor Wash Background

How Make a Balloon Garland Cake Topper!

How Make a Balloon Garland Cake Topper! Make a super cute and simple cake topper using balloons. This balloon cake topper is perfect for matching a party theme or adding a little extra to a celebration! Cakes are the crowning piece of any party or celebration at my house! I just love how cute they are, easy to cut up and share...great to freeze for later...and easy to customize for any party theme.  This delicious and gorgeous cake is rich chocolate layers with peanut butter frosting, with a ganache drip. So good.  Check out my friend @cakeologybykatie on instagram for more amazing cakes! I love making custom cake toppers for every occasion too--check out all the other cake topper ideas at the end of this post. Let's get started on this simple Balloon Garland Cake Topper! Supplies Needed for Balloon Garland Cake Topper: Balloon Hand Pump Balloons  (about 5-10) Bakers Twine Wooden Skewers Step 1: Balloon Inflation Begin by gently inflating a balloon until it's just about the si