Anthropologie-Inspired Hair Ties

Anthropologie-Inspired Hair Ties
{This tutorial is for personal use only.}

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I love the crystalline hair ties from Anthropologie! They are such an effortless way to dress up a ponytail! I have made the Emi Jay-style hair ties before and figured out an easy way to add some glam to a plain hair tie, here’s how:

You will need:

  • Beads, Satin Flowers, or Pendants
  • 5/8” Fold Over Elastic (cut in 9 -9.5” pieces)
  • Nylon Fishing Line
  • Felt
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Crimp Beads*
  • Jewelry Crimp Tool*** Optional

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DIY Colorful Bohemian Tassels for Bags

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I’ve been wanting to make a big, colorful, crazy tassel for ages. In this tutorial, I’ll show how to create one of these bohemian beauties of your very own. It’s such a versatile accessory: right now, mine’s clipped to my favorite clutch, but I can see one or two of these tassel on a straw beach tote, or even on car keys- anywhere that you want to add a little pop of color.
To begin, you will need:
  • leather craft lace in assorted colors (can be found at your local craft store)
  • yarn in different colors
  • scissors
  • a purse, clutch, or key fob

Supplies

1. Cut the leather craft laces into equal pieces. The length of your tassel will be half of the length of the pieces you cut (i.e. a 10” piece of fabric will yield a 5” tassel). I used between 10-15 pieces; experiment with the number of pieces to create the desired thickness for your tassel. I mixed both brown, gold, and purple lace to add variety.
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Magnetic Felt Fishing Game – Pattern & Tutorial

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Magnetic Felt Fishing Game Pattern & Tutorial
{This pattern is for personal use only.}

You will need:

  • Felt (4 different colors, about 8×10)
  • 8 Buttons
  • 8 Wiggly Eyes**
  • 8 Washers
  • 2 Extra Strong Magnets
  • A 12” Wooden Dowel
  • 3’ of ¼” Ribbon
  • Felt Scraps
  • Glue Gun

**Make sure the wiggly eyes fit inside the buttons you’ve selected. There are various different sizes, so it should be fairly easy to find some that work.

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Cut out your pieces (layer two pieces of felt for the body to save time) and assemble.

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Pin the fin to the fish body (one on each side), carefully making them symmetrical (if you are OCD like me.)

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DIY Personalized Travel Chalkboard

Hi My Crafty Spot readers!  I am Jennifer, and I blog over at PinkWhen.com.  I thought I would introduce myself since I’ll be a regular contributor, and share a fun project I worked on just for you!

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These personalized travel chalkboards are a perfect craft and gift for the little ones.  They are easy to make, and a ton of fun when you are finished! You can easily take these traveling with the carry handle, and they would be perfect for a long car or plane ride.

 

I have a list of supplies, and a ton of pictures along the way so you can follow this easily.  Let’s get started making our boards!

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