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DIY Inspiration – Hello

diys to try helloYou may be wondering, why all the Hello’s? This Saturday 21st November is World Hello Day. Observed annually on this day, its purpose is to try to bridge barriers and to help people realise just how important communication is. This day encourages to simply say Hello. Take the time to greet people and say Hello this Saturday to at least 10 people … but why not also every day too!

Here are 4 DIY’s to Try that you might like to make and give to someone to brighten their day and to say Hello!

Neon Letter Light by I Spy DIY

Speech Bubble Noticeboard found on The Things She Makes

Mini Envelopes with Cards (free template) by It’s Pretty Nice

DIY Washi Tape Script Cards Tutorial on Omiyage Blogs

Hello and Goodbye – See you soon 🙂

DIY Inspiration – Seaside

diys to try seaside craftThe ocean, marine life and all things nautical and seaside is the theme this week. Today I coated my DIY – Faux Coral with a thin layer of clear nail varnish to see how it holds up.

Polymer clay coated with nail varnish is usually hit and miss, becoming a sticky mess if it fails, but since the Faux Coral I made uses a different product (Soft Clay) – we shell sea 🙂  Seaside DIY Inspiration for you …

Sisal Wrapped Planter –  tutorial over at Passion Shake *UPDATE – Page N/A 🙁

How to Make Faux Sea Glass with Polymer Clay – find it at Craftberry Bush

DIY Sea Glass Bowl – by Debis Design

DIY Nautical Rope Vase – by Bayside Bride *UPDATE – a 404 Page Now 🙁

DIY Inspiration – Black Cat

diys to try black catI’ve heard some people don’t like / scared of black cats – but these DIYs are nothing to worry about! Still, if you like the design, you could always make them in a different colour 🙂 So for the theme this week, Black Cat(s), here’s some DIY inspiration.

Cat Flats – a guest post DIY on Kittenhood (how apt!)

Cat Eyes String Lights – DIY by Nostalgiecat (meow)

Flat Cat – DIY by The Crafted Sparrow. (Okay, he’s grey, with black dots!)

Meow Brooch – DIY Kitty Cat Pin by KitbyKlo (in French – great pictures)

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