Round up your stash of leftover straws and discover how to incorporate them into your crafting. These nifty party accessories are a common household item and Corinne’s spectacular sunburst display requires minimal supplies so is ideal if you’re on a budget. Straws at the ready…
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YOU WILL NEED:
Metallic spray paint
1 Trim a 9cm diameter circle from card, mark the centre and divide into eighths with a pencil. Fold four straws in half and glue along the pencil markings to make eight points. Cut four more straws in half and glue these between the first set.
2 Cut eight straws in half and glue between each existing straw. These straws will sit about 2cm longer than the first set. Allow the glue to dry before spraying the straws with bronze metallic paint.
3 Once dry, adhere a navy straw between each bronze straw to complete the design. Next, cut a 9cm circle of glitter card and fix over the centre of the sunburst to finish.
1. For the back and base, trim two rectangles from stiff card, one 8cm…
You don’t need to be an artist to recreate these watercolour cards by Francesca Vignoli – phew! Let your stamps guide the way or use wide brushes to create washes of…
YOU WILL NEED:
Stamps, Avery Elle Whiskers
Dies, Avery Elle Whiskers
Stencil, Heffy Doodle Wonderfully Woven
Cardstock: peach, white
Ink pads: Ranger Distress Oxide Dusty Concord, Shaded Lilac; brown
Embellishments: string or yarn, orange eyelets