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Looking for a great gift or stocking stuffer for girls?  This is a fun and quick project that you can complete in  a few minutes.  Clips work great for little girls, but these can also be attached to bobby pins or even to pin-backs for brooches.

Supplies:

  • Poly Satin fabric scraps (you can also use organza or other fabric, just make sure it’s a polyester fabric)
  • coordinating ribbon
  • hair clips
  • tweezers, pinch-type clothespin, or an extra hair clip (for holding fabric over flame)
  • candle and lighter
  • needle and embroidery floss or strong thread
  • small glass beads or pearls
  • scrap of felt
  • hot glue gun
  • water (to dunk fabric in, in case of fire)
  • Sizzix with circle die or small circles to trace and cut out from fabric

How To:

Cut fabric circles of various sizes using Sizzix. I used two or three circles of each size on mine.  I used a total of three colors.

Wrap hair clip with ribbon, gluing as you go. Use the following pictures for guidance.clip 1Clip 2PA291460

Holding fabric circle with tweezers, clothes pin, or extra clip, CAREFULLY and SLOWLY lower towards flame until the edges begin to singe and curl.  DO NOT ALLOW FABRIC TO TOUCH FLAME! Turn fabric circle until the entire edge is singed.  KEEP WATER CLOSE BY TO DOUSE ANY ACCIDENTAL FLAMES!

flame

Layer fabric circles together until you like the way they look and place felt circle on the back.

Tie a knot in floss and pull a stitch up through the felt and all the fabric layers.

back

Flip flower over and add beads.

flower

Stitch back through the flower and tie off floss.

flower 2

Use hot glue gun to attach flower to clip. The felt backing sticks better with the glue than the fabric does.

flower clip

flower clip 2

Let the glue cool and it’s ready to wear!

flower in hair

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Mistletoe ‘n Berries… oh my!  this kit really got me going in my shopping mentality… so check out what I did with it.  This first project will be our “How To” tutorial on Dec 30th… so, remember to come back for instructions.

My second project is a cute little christmas tree ornament.  It is made w/ one of those Sizzix BIGZ die cuts, it was a tad tricky to put together, but oh so worth it, my daughter can’t seem to put it down… yes… that is her little hand and arm.

On this last one I wanted to show you how you can put this kit together w/ pastel colors for a very different look!  what do you think?

If you have any questions, just let us know.

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Savvy n Sassy gave to me……

12 Flowers

11 Glitter Cuts

10 Stickles Glitter Glue

9 packs of Embellsihments

8 Cuttlebug

7 Sheets of Pattern Paper

6 Pieces of Chipboard

5 Sheets of Stickers

4 Stamp Sets

3 Sheets of Rub-ons

2 Paper Packs

and

A Mini Album with a Easel Stand

{sale ends Dec 26th}

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Click Logo Above to take you directly to the “SnS Scrappy Special”

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Click Logo above to take you directly to the “A Ribbon a Day” Special

 Wheat Grosgrain & Black – White Wave Braid

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Savvy n Sassy gave to me……

11 Glitter Cuts

10 Stickles Glitter Glue

9 packs of Embellsihments

8 Cuttlebug

7 Sheets of Pattern Paper

6 Pieces of Chipboard

5 Sheets of Stickers

4 Stamp Sets

3 Sheets of Rub-ons

2 Paper Packs

and

A Mini Album with a Easel Stand

{sale ends Dec 26th}

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Click Logo Above to take you directly to the “SnS Scrappy Special”

All Sizzix & Bling

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Click Logo above to take you directly to the “A Ribbon a Day” Special

Apricot Grosgrain & Celadon Grosgrain

    

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What a fantastic kit! You get a whopping 8 yards of ribbon of varying textures! Click here or on the image above of the ribbon kit to be directed to the SNS store to buy.

I crocheted this amigurumi styled snowman ornament and trimmed it with the pom pom ribbon.  I think the pom pom ribbon adds to the playfulness of this little guy.

Supplies: free pattern from RoxyCraft, Lion Brand yarn, Misc. eyes, & of course the SNS December Mistletoe and Berries ribbon kit.

Here’s a paper origami Hello Kitty ornament I created.  This took way longer than I expected, but it was fun to dress her up!

Supplies: free pattern from CubeeCraft, Bazzill Swiss Dot CS, Love Elsie PP, Basic Grey pearls, Ranger Glossy Accents, Fiskars border edge punch, and the SNS December Mistletoe and Berries ribbon kit.

A cute little journaling title card.

Supplies: American Crafts CS, Bazzill CS, Love Elsie PP, CTMH ink, Fiskars border edge punch, Jenni Bowlin alpha stickers, American Crafts Thickers, Pebbles Inc. candy dot, Prima Sprites Antique Aqua flower, Misc pop dots, & SNS December Mistletoe and Berries ribbon kit.

A birthday card for my Grandma-In-Law.

Supplies: Prism CS, Basic Grey PP, Bazzill CS, Fiskars border edge punch, Fiskars circle punch, CTMH ink, Heidi Swapp stamp, WeRMemoryKeepers eyelets, Prima flower, Pink Paislee alpha stickers, Misc pop dots, & SNS December Mistletoe and Berries ribbon kit.

Another journaling title card.

Supplies: Prism CS, Unknown PP, Art Warehouse stamps, CTMH stamps, BlossomStamps stamp, Autumn Leaves stamp, Studio G stamp, CTMH ink, Maya Road Chipboard, Red Stickles, Copper Stickles, Misc. pop dots, Starbucks coffee sleeve cardboard, and SNS December Mistletoe and Berries ribbon kit.

And finally, a woodsy Christmas card to send out this holiday.

Supplies: Prism CS, American Crafts CS, Bazzill CS, Cosmo Cricket PP, Pebbles Inc. PP, Red Stickles, Basic Grey alpha stickers, Fiskars circle punch, Ranger Glossy Accents, Pink Paislee stamp, Staz On ink, CTMH ink, ZVA pearl, Misc. pop dots, Studio G stamp, and SNS December Mistletoe and Berries ribbon kit.

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Savvy n Sassy gave to me……

10 Stickles Glitter Glue

9 packs of Embellsihments

8 Cuttlebug

7 Sheets of Pattern Paper

6 Pieces of Chipboard

5 Sheets of Stickers

4 Stamp Sets

3 Sheets of Rub-ons

2 Paper Packs

and

A Mini Album with a Easel Stand

{sale ends Dec 26th}

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