- Funfetti cake mix
- Vanilla frosting
- Black food coloring
- Red decorative frosting
Estimated cost: $6/Estimated time: 1.25 hours
bake funfetti cake according to instructions
set aside 1/3 of frosting for skull
dye remaining frosting w/ black food coloring
use white frosting to create skull
cut “eye stencil” out of poster board
stencil in eyes w/ sprinkles
do same for nose
use red decorative frosting for mouth
add decorative accents w/ sprinkles
- Green lace
- No sew iron-on fusion web
- Thin cardboard
Estimated time: 45 min/ Estimated cost: $7
cut fabric the length of your leg and wide enough so that you can tie the fabric around your waist
safety pin the fabric at your upper and lower thigh
cut piece of no sew tape so that it fits between the two safety pins
use an iron, steamer or hair straightener to bond the fabric together
when you pull the skirt on, it should look like this. The slit at the top will allow you to tie the skirt around your waist; the bonded seam will fall across your thigh.
cut starfish out of poster board and coat in glue.
cover in glitter.
- Lace applique
- Old t-shirt
- Fabric glue
Estimated time: 15 min/Estimated cost: $3
fold t-shirt so top of shoulder is flat and facing up
coat applique in fabric glue
firmly press appliqué to t-shirt & let dry for 24 hours
- Printed paper
- Mod Podge
- Sponge paint brush
Estimated time: 45 min/Estimated cost: $3
remove labels from cans.
use mod podge to glue paper to can.
apply several coats of mod podge on top of paper & let dry.
also try decoupage utensil holder.
- Old purse (this is a coach purse I bought on ebay)
- Lace fabric
- Fabric glue
Estimated time: 15 min/Estimated cost: $10
cut lace to fit flap of purse.
glue lace to purse w/ fabric glue.
let dry for 24 hours.
extra lace? try making my lace candles or lace paneled top.
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- Vintage bar cart (found this one on ebay for $24)
- White spray paint
- Contact paper
Estimated time: 45 min/ Estimated cost $30
sand bar car, then apply spray paint
cut contact paper to fit shelf.
- Leather cuff (available here for $5)
- Oversized studs (1” diameter)
- Fabric glue
Estimated cost: $7/Estimated time: 15 min
cut cardboard to fit snuggly in the back of studs
glue studs w/ cardboard backing to cuff w/ fabric glue
- Paper towel/toilet paper rolls
- Craft glue
Estimated cost: $0/Estimated time: 15 min
cut paper towel rolls in pieces that are one inch thick
crease edges to give “petal” look
glue together in designed design
hang on wall
- Plastic display case
- Decorative paper
- Mod podge
- Clear finish
- Paint brush
Estimated time: 45 min/Estimated cost: $5
cut paper in rectangles to fit each side of the display case
apply pieces with mod podge
spray with clear finish & let dry overnight