DIY: Handmade Paper Roll Flowers

DIY

While searching Pintrest for do it yourself (DIY) project ideas, I happened upon this simple handmade flower arts and crafts projects. It’s really simple to complete and the finished product is beautiful. I’ve listed the materials I used for this project below along with pictures:
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  1. Empty toilet tissue or paper towel rolls
  2. Paint/Paint brush
  3. Scissors
  4. Glue gun
  5. Paperclips

Instructions:

First, paint the paper roll whatever color you choose. You also may leave it as is. Once you’ve paint all of the paper rolls you need let them air dry. Before cutting the roll, flatten it.
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Then, cut the paper roll into 5 or 6 equal sections, depending on your preference.
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Using the glue gun, start gluing together each of the cut out pieces of paper roll one at a time until you have completed the flower.
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You may chooe to glue 5 or 6 paper roll pieces together. As you glue each paper roll section together, apply a paperclip to the glued sections until the glue dries.
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Be sure to remove the paperclips before hanging the final project on the wall.
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Here’s picture of the finished product:
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New Fabrics, New Ideas

DIY

Hey lovelies!

I have been focusing my energy on sewing.  It’s one of my favorite hobbies.  To me it’s more than a hobby, but like an escape.  It’s therapy to me.  I recently have gotten some really cool fabrics that I want to play around with.

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I have updated some of my sewing tool.

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I started having issues with my upper threading popping a few days ago. I did a thorough cleaning and oiling to my machine to keep it functioning correctly.  I have done and tried everything…so I will have to get my machine professionally serviced.  So, I will be sewing by hand which should be fun. I made a few garments that I will share later.

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I am currently working with this fabric.  I like sneakers and I had an idea about what I want to do.

Sending positivity your way!
Brandi

Haul: Organizing in Style

DIY

Hey lovelies!

  I mentioned that I have been gradually doing work on and in my home in an older post.  Everything has been 100% DIY.  So during this process, I have been getting a few things here and there to help complete my overall goal.  I am almost done with my bedroom.  The theme is a mix of fashion, Parisan elements, metallics, floral prints, and vintage inspiration.  It may seem a bit much but everything is simple.  I found some decorative shoe boxes and other items on sale to go with my theme in my bedroom and around the house.  I use the boxes to store my jewelry and other accessories.  I bought these items from Dollar General and everything ranged from $.75-$3.00.

Self-Soothing: Relaxing and Painting

Art.Culture.Life., DIY

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Good morning everyone!

One of my favorite things to is painting.  I normally  do abstract painting.  It’s very relaxing. The top pic art paintings I did for a company that worked for.

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I have these paintings in my home.  These paintings are the first I did when I started painting again a few years ago.

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I love leopard prints! I decided to try it out and it’s super easy.  I even paint my fingernails. 

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Here’s a trio that I recently did. I just wanted share a hobby that I enjoy!

I Made It

Closet Chic, DIY

Hi beautiful people!

I wanted share a few pics of a dress I made last spring.  I found the fabric from Hancock Fabrics.  I got a few yards for under $5.   I normally purchase remnant fabrics because they are lower priced.   I pretty much draped and pinned the fabric to my dress form to style dress how I wanted.   I wore my dress a few Sundays ago and paired it with a chestnut colored belt and booties I purchased from Rue 21 this week for $6.  The booties were super comfortable and did not slip while walking.

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