Christmas tree: cover cone with saran wrap, wrap with yarn, slather with Elmer's glue, dry, take away cone; voila!
tree: cover cone with saran wrap, wrap with yarn, slather with Elmer's glue, dry, take away cone; voila!
Elin B Pettersen
Made with a paper cone and yarn. Dip the yarn in Elmer's glue and while it's wet wrap it around the cone. Let it dry completely and then remove it from the cone. Then decorate!
How to spray paint board boxes tutorial Just cover the metalwork with Elmer's Glue, let it dry, spray paint away, and the metal peels
Cinnamon stick Christmas trees: take a cinnamon stick that was about six inches long and cut three graduated sizes of homespun strips. Pleat each strip like an accordion and secure with a bit of brown floral wire. Then hot glue these onto the cinnamon stick. Cover the wire with a rusty jingle bell. Hot glue a rusty star to the top. Voila, a perfectly prim Christmas tree ornie!
Reusing glass jars, wrap them with yarn, spray paint, add a bow...voila
wrap a foam cone with yarn...so cute! would also work with green yarn at christmas time
Dip yarn in watered down glue, wrap around balloon and pop balloon when dry. Cute christmas ornaments...add glitter :)
MOVING TIP: cover the top of bottles with saran wrap and then reclose to avoid spills
saran wrap technique -- watered down acrylics (really wet), slap some paint on the paper, put some saran wrap over that (not smooth, let it crinkle), dry overnight and voila!
Dip yarn in watered down glue, wrap around balloon and pop balloon when dry...
Self Portraits: outline with Elmer's Glue on black paper, then fill in with pastels once dry.
felt cone Christmas tree for kids - great distraction from the real tree plus it's their size (could wrap a traffic cone with green felt to make the cone shape)
Craft Fair Ideas
Yarn Ball Mobile - Make a solution of glue and water. Wet the yarn with mixture and wrap around an inflated balloon, let dry overnight
Chex mix cornucopia. These are very simple to make and are great for school parties. 1. Dip the bottom of a sugar cone in water. Put in microwave for about 6 seconds. 2. Wrap bottom of cone around a wooden spoon and shape. Allow to air dry for about 2 hours, and then overnight. 3. Fill with chex mix or combo of craisins, M's, chex mix. 4. Cover top with saran wrap or plastic wrap (I used plastic gift wrap) and tie with ribbon. Makes a very pretty place setting for a table.
Tiny Christmas Accents - Make a tiny tree farm as a tabletop display. Pair miniature starfish with small cone-shaped seashells and brush the stars with a mixture of half glue and half water. Sprinkle with glitter and glue to the top of the conical shells. When dry, arrange your tiny trees in a tray of beach sand.
Dip yarn in watered down glue and wrap around a balloon. When its dry pop the balloon!