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Glitter Star Hat with Cricut EasyPress Mini DIY!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. Affiliate links included. #ad #cricutcreated Glitter Star Hat with Cricut EasyPress Mini DIY! My favorite crafting projects ALWAYS involve Iron-on vinyl! No joke, I love it. It's the quickest way to throw something custom together. Cricut has released another way to make iron-on quick, efficient and now, mini! Using even the smallest of the Cricut EasyPress family was big when it came to small things like hats, doll clothes, coozies, sleeves, cuffs, stuffed animals and other small/delicate things. Now the EasyPress family has a new member, the Mini , and it does all the small things. The EasyPress mini has 3 settings, essentially low, medium and high. The heat plate warms up evenly and quickly. When I first started making shirts, I used an iron. Yep, a standard household iron. Guess what? The vinyl rolled off after one wash. I was wasting so much iron-on and

13 Awesome DIY Pom Pom Crafts!

13 Awesome Pom Pom Crafts!   Don't you love pom-poms!? My love of pom poms spawned when I was young. My mom worked at a craft store and one of her jobs was to create things with pom-poms. She made a giant marionette bird, just like my mini one below. We made mobiles, animals, and decorations with pom poms. Here are 13 awesome crafts that feature the lovable little pompom...and how to make them. Pom Pom Marionette Pom Pom Pens Pom Pom Bunting Garland Pom Pom Ornament How To Make Pom Poms Pom Pom Garland Princess Anna Cape Tulle Pom Poms Pom Pom Trim Notepad Truffula Tree Pens Pom Pom Match Up Game Tissue Paper Pom Poms And...this cute Reindeer fingerprint card Check out this fun video tutorial too--making Coffee Filter Flowers...or pom poms!

How to Make a Crystal Orb Scepter Costume Prop!

 Crystal Orb Scepter Costume Prop DIY Halloween is my favorite holiday, but mostly I love the costumes. I think the difference between a great and a so-so costume is the accessories and props. A great prop can make a costume! This amazing crystal orb scepter is the perfect addition to a costume or cosplay. A Wizard, Warlock, Sage, Witch, Sorcerer, Mage, Enchanter, or Necromancer would all be excited to hold a staff like this. This could be used by an Adventurer, Druid, Plague Doctor, or just as an exotic walking stick.  This post is sponsored by Eti-USA and Resin Crafts Blog and was posted on their website previously. All ideas and opinions are mine.  Supplies Needed: EasyCast Clear Casting Epoxy Silicone Ball Mold Mixing Cups, Stirring Sticks, Disposable Gloves Heat Gun or Mini Torch Walking Stick Leather Scraps E6000 Glue Begin by mixing the resin according to the package directions, in the 2 phase mixing process. Then full the mold with resi

Naruto Hidden Leaf Village Ninja Headband Craft DIY

 Naruto Hidden Leaf Village Ninja Headband Craft DIY My kids are totally into all the Anime shows that I will let them watch. Right now, the favorite is Naruto, have you watched it? If so, you know how important the Hidden Leaf Village ninja headband is. This is a fun and simple DIY craft that will have you rocking the Naruto cosplay world! This is the hidden leaf village emblem...it looks like a bird head to me...but I have been assured by my teen and tween that it is in fact, a leaf.  Supplies Needed: Blue knit fabric (we used a t-shirt from the dollar store) Scrap of leather 6 silver brads Silver Rub 'n Buff Black Fashion Dimensional Paint Leather Punch (or hobby knife)  Begin by cutting your leather to fit across the wearers head. Our measurement was 5.5x2.5 inches.  Cut a rounded edge on the smaller sides.  Secondly, punch three holes along the edges. One at the top, one center and one at the bottom corners.  Then use the Rub n Buff to make t