Don't forget Wednesday Oct 20th is my Gifts from the Heart Linking Party and I am having a give away. Hope to see you there!
This whole week I am going to share with you Halloween Decorations and Costumes I have done for little to NO costs. I hope you will join me and be inspired. Being a crafter does not mean you have to go to the fabric or craft store to make something beautiful think- outside the box!!
I will be the first one to admit I am a pack-rat and normally do not pass over craft/sewing donations. I can't help myself. I might not have a purpose that day, month, or year but at some point I will find a purpose. This weekend I found a purpose for stuff I didn't even know I had until I went digging looking for something else, and stuff that has been stored away for years.
This is what I made....
Take for instance these 3/4" organza ribbon in 24" length. I received two packages of these from my sister who was purging my mother's stuff (she is a pack-rat too.)
I have NO IDEA what this stuff is used for but it is pretty.
I found a fabric hoop, cut the ribbon in half to make 12" strips and wrapped the ribbon around. (not sure where I got this hoop I do not cross-stitch, but I have 4 of them)
One package did exactly half the hoop.
Finish up all the way around. I used both packages. Nice have no waste (or nothing to store)
Then I remembered I had a wooden cut out that my mom gave the kids for Halloween last year to decorate, painted it black and glitterized it.
I added a ribbon to the top, glued the black cat on the wreath and there you go. A new Halloween wreath for ZERO DOLLARS!!
All these items come from 'junk in my trunks.' Haha!! I crack myself up sometimes.
Seriously, I get a natural high making something cute with stuff I possess. I hope you will come back to see what other stuff I have made for next to nothing!