Tag Archives: Craft

Christmas Past – Paper bag album

Thanks for Stopping by this Friday ! As I celebrate Christmas in July @ Lisa Everyday Life.

It’s Flashback on this Craft – As I was cleaning my craft room (LOL) -Yes ! I do it sometimes -I came across an item my son made in elementary  school for Christmas. Wow! what a great find. He’s a Senior this year but looking at this I was taken back to when he was small child at school.

Let Me Take a minute to Say – Thanks You  to our Teachers ! They do a wonderful job and you are appreciated.  Lisa 

 

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A Paper sack album filled will great drawings and pages.

 

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If you haven’t made one – they are quick and easy . And you probably have everything on hand. Get your kids involved –

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I used these lunch bags , Fold in half and punch whole  through (whole punch.) – where folded.  Stack fold bags  and line up holes.  Thread holes with rings or ribbon this will be your spine of your album.  Decorate .  Lisa

Here some great idea from Pint rest  Paper bag albums

 

 

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Teacher’s Appreciation cards

Today’s  project is cards for that special teacher in your life. With items from my stash.

Have you Thanked a Teacher? 

And this quick and easy card my son made with rub on I had in my stash! Always fun to have company in the craft room.


That clip is perfect for the fridge to show off homework or special papers. Clips come in various sizes from Office Depot and can be decorated with about anything. Lisa


Gifts from the craft room

Hi!

My first item is a garden journal – my Mom is a gardener and this little journal is perfect for recording flowers and orders for the future.  Made from craft board for the cover and back – decorate. 

I created a card and tag to honor our special one in our life. 

Thanks for dropping bye and visiting.  Lisa

Fabric Tubes

My Next Fabric gift is quick and easy to make.

Rice Filled neck wrap.

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I make them using rice but you can fill with flax seed ,buckwheat or various things.

You can also add herbs,flowers or essential oils in your filling.

Heat in microwave for 90 seconds.

Mine measures- 26 inches long.

Measure your neck and add a few inches . Cut out a strip of fabric ( I use cotton)

6x 26 inches fold in half . Sew with right sides together the side and across bottom . Turn -and fill -and stitch closed.

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I live in an old house with doors that don’t shut. During winter to combat drafts . I make door draft stopper the same way.

Measure your door . And make the same tube – fill with batting  or foam.You can make this out of heaver material to help with wear.  .

 

Need  something heaver – you can use old foam swim noodles cut to size.

You can make a double with a few modifications. Use a larger piece of fabric that will cover both tubes and leave fabric down the middle that will slide under the door, Make the two tubes and fill. Slide under door.

 

 

 

 

Friday 

Today from My Craft table


A beaded purse charm with a cute dragonfly charm. That charm was the inspiration for the matching birthday card. 

Assorted plastic beads

Clear plastic beading card

Large metal ring and charm

String as you like and attach charm.

Stamp dragonfly and flowers. Colors to match with colored pencils.

Make this your own and change it up. Lisa

Handmade paper

Inside my card is some handmade paper I made with flower seeds that can be planted.

Paper can easily be made

I tore up scrapbook paper soak in water put  into  blender with small amount of water. Blend paper until smooth. Strain thru mesh. Add in seeds and smooth out to dry. Drying times vary by weather .

Great to do with kids for Mother’s day. 

Have fun -lisa😊

Monthly subscription 

I love in rural Louisiana.  Iam an hour away from a scrapbook store. As long time crafter  I decided to sign up for some monthly kits. This kit is fun and flirty with a touch of retro – perfect for birthday,ladies who lunch ,date night and best friends pictures. 

Just need a few extra touches to be finished. Lisa

Scrapbookingstore.com

Has a monthly kit with paper,stickers and an idea newsletter. 

I have been pleased with the kits that I have received so far. Look for more ideas using this kit.

Do you subscribe to a monthly kit?

Do you think you get your money worth?

Comment and let me know!