Monday, December 06, 2010

Giveaway & DIY Foul Accessories

According to fashion blogs, all things animal are in this season: from leopard and zebra print to fur and feathers.  So I decided to make my own wild fashion!

Here's a tutorial on how I made today's giveaways!

The feather accessories are super easy.  I got the feathers from Hobby Lobby. 

 I cut a piece of fleece and hot glued it to the back of the feather (which already had a backing on it).
Then I made two slits in the back of the fleece (careful not to cut through to the feathers), and pulled an alligator clasp through.
Easy, huh?!

Okay, now for the bird's nest accessory.  Again, all the pieces came from Hobby Lobby.

I took the nest and glued in 4 eggs.
Then I took the bird and removed the wire from the bottom.
Then I hot glued the bird into the nest.
 I pulled the alligator clasp through a piece of wire on the bottom of the nest.
Easy again, right?!


Collette said...

Your blog is so cute... and I love all the crafty ideas I got from reading it! I'm trying to get into making things as part of my "25 Before 25" challenge I set myself.

Consider yourself followed, and keep up the good work!
(And if your giveaways are open to International readers, I'd looooove to enter!)

marla grace said...

pink hibiscus,

welcome and thanks!

and sure you can enter! (i'll count your above comment as an entry, but comment on the other giveaways to enter them, and spread the word!)

Nancie said...

this is so hot!!! am entering the giveaway!! check this out

Theresa @ Just Call Me "T" said...

what a cute idea! I love the feathers!!

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