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Button Table Number Tutorial

Button Table Number Tutorial Button Table Number Tutorial
Buttons are a great way to jazz up any craft project. Today I am sharing a fun tutorial on making button table number frames for a wedding or shower. Factory Direct Craft has buttons in a variety of colors and can be used to coordinate with your specific color scheme.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time required: 10 minutes
Age range: 7 and up (parental supervision suggested with the hot glue gun)

Things you’ll need:
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Lighter Color Primitive Vintage Buttons
White Wash Rustic Picture Frames
Scrap paper or burlap
Scissors

Things to do:
1. Cut out a 3.5″ x 5″ rectangle of your scrapbook paper or fabric.
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2. Use a pencil to write your desired number on the scrapbook paper.
3. Warm up your hot glue gun. While you are waiting for the glue gun to be ready, pick out desired buttons. Arrange your buttons on the number to make sure you are happy with the look. Set buttons in your desired pattern next to your paper so you can easily grab them.
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4. Glue buttons on individually.
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5. Remove any strings created from the hot glue.
6. Open the picture frame and remove the glass, insert button table number, and close the frame back up.
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How to Make a Mouse Favor Bags

Mouse Favor Bags How to Make a Mouse Favor Bags
This adorable bag is sure to be a big hit at a birthday party! Make one and use it to wrap your present or gather the supplies and let your child’s guests have fun assembling their own mouse. You can’t go wrong with this simple and fun craft.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 20 Minutes
Age range: 6 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Brown paper bag
White cardstock
Pink acrylic paint
Scissors
Butcher’s twine
Googly eyes
Craft glue

Things to do:
1. First, you’re going to cut out the ears for your mouse. Use the base of your acrylic paint to create the perfect shape. Trace around the bottom twice and cut out the circles.
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2. Once you’ve cut out the ears, paint the inside with pink paint. Allow the ears to dry completely.
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3. Use craft glue to attach the ears to the back of the paper bag. Allow the glue to dry completely.
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4. Cut a small triangle out of white card stock and round the edges, creating a nose shape.
5. Cut three pieces of white string, all the same length.
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6. Now it’s time to assemble the face. Glue the center of the strings to the brown bag.
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7. Glue the white nose on top of the center of the white strings.
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8. Finish the face by gluing googly eyes to right above the nose and whiskers.
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Sporty Snack Favor Cone Tutorial

Sporty Snack Favor Cone Tutorial Sporty Snack Favor Cone Tutorial
Need a quick and fun snack to bring to your child’s sporting event? This tutorial shows you how to create a sporty snack cone in minutes that you can decorate and fill with snacks to hand out after practice or a big game. The whole team is sure to love this!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time required: 5 minutes
Age range: all ages

Things you’ll need:
Primary Color Washi Tapes
Craft Foam Sports Stickers
Wedding Paper Petal Cones

Things to do:
1. The cones were originally intended for flower petal tossing at weddings, so carefully remove the white ribbon bow and petals from the cone. Now you should have a plain, basic white cone ready to decorate.
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2. Remove the paper from the back of the foam stickers and apply to the cone by pressing firmly.
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3. Add washi tape to create team stripes around the cone.
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4. When you are done decorating, fill the sporty cones with your favorite snack! I love adding popcorn, peanuts, or goldfish!

DIY Chalkboard Wedding Table Numbers

DIY Chalkboard Wedding Table Numbers DIY Chalkboard Wedding Table Numbers
DIY wedding projects are all the rage, but let’s be honest–Not everyone has a lot of time to dedicate to crafting before their big day. This project lets you add a homemade touch in a matter of minutes. Grab your hot glue gun and get ready to create cute table numbers!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 5 Minutes
Age range: 12 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Mini chalkboards
Wooden dowels
Chalk ink marker
Jute cord
Hot glue gun and glue sticks

Things to do:
1. Apply a line of hot glue down the back of your chalkboard and attach a wooden dowel to the back. Make sure the dowel is on straight.
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2. Trim the gold ribbon off the top of the chalkboard.
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3. Cut a 12-inch piece of jute and tie a bow. Trim any excess jute.
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4. Apply a drop of hot glue right underneath the mini chalkboard and attach the bow.
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5. The final step is writing the table number! Use a chalk ink pen for a bold line.
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How to Make a Paper Plate Treat Basket

Paper Plate Treat Basket How to Make a Paper Plate Treat Basket
This simple project creates the perfect storage container or gift bag for cookies, pencils, or other small objects. Customize the ribbon color to create a themed gift box or organize your counter space with the chalkboard label. However you choose to use this craft, you’re sure to enjoy it!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete:
Age range: 10 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Paper plate
Scissors
Sharpie
Cutting mat
Ribbon
Chalkboard sticker
Hole punch
Chalk Ink Pen
Hot glue gun and glue sticks

Things to do:
1. Make two small marks, about 2 inches apart, at the bottom and top of the paper plate.
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2. Cut along the marks to the center of the plate.
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3. Use the cuts as guidelines to fold the paper plate. Make sure you create crisp creases.
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4. Fold the paper plate into a box shape, using hot glue to hold it all in place.
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5. Punch two holes in the center of the box, about 1 ½ inches apart.
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6. String jute through the holes and tie a bow.
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7. Attach a chalkboard sticker to the front and use a chalk ink pen to label the contents.
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Spring Pom Pom Cake Plate Tutorial

Pom Pom Cake Plate Tutorial Spring Pom Pom Cake Plate Tutorial
Cake plates are an excellent way to dress up any party, dessert table, or even your home decor. Cake plates aren’t just for dessert anymore, you can display the on your mantel, as a centerpiece on your dining room table, or even by your sink to hold soaps or jewelry. This simple tutorial shows you an easy and fun way to decorate your cake plates with fuzzy and colorful pom poms for spring.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time required: 10 minutes
Age range: 7 and up (adult supervision suggested with the hot glue gun)

Things you’ll need:
Trigger-Fed Hot Melt Glue Gun
Dual Temp Glue Sticks
5/8″ White Grosgrain Ribbon
White cake plate
Assorted Pastel Craft Pom Poms
Scissors
Ruler
Pencil
Tape

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Things to do:
1. Measure the diameter of your cake plate. Measure and cut a piece of ribbon to fit around the outside of your cake plate.
2. Attach the piece of ribbon to your work space with a small piece of tape on either end of your ribbon. This will keep your ribbon from moving while you work.
3. Using a rule or measuring tape, measure and mark (with a pencil) every 2 inches on your ribbon.
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4. Choose which pom poms you would like to use and line them up with your pencil markings. Next, attach each pom pom with hot glue. Press until secure. Remove any excess hot glue strings.
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5. Attach your pom pom ribbon to the cake plate by securing ribbon ends with tape.
6. Add cupcakes (or whatever you are displaying) and serve!

DIY Rustic Photo Frame and Snack Display

Photo Frame and Snack Display DIY Rustic Photo Frame and Snack Display
Searching for the perfect party decor? Look no further! This adorable vintage frame display is decorative and functional, allowing you to spruce up your space in no time. Hang snacks, like candies and bags of popcorn, or old photos. However you use this display, it’s sure to be a hit!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 10 Minutes
Age range: 10 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Photo frame
Jute
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Scissors
Wooden clothespins

Things to do:
1. The first step is removing the glass from your photo frame. Simply remove the glass and apply light pressure to the glass. In most photo frames, the glass will pop right out.
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2. Measure the length of your frame and cut two pieces of jute accordingly.
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3. Apply a drop of hot glue on either side of the frame and stretch the jute from side to side. Make sure the glue dries completely, so the jute is secure. Repeat this step with the other piece of jute.
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4. Attach clothespins and goodies to the frame and enjoy!
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DIY “Future Mr. & Mrs.” Pennant Banner

Mr  Mrs Pennant Banner DIY Future Mr. & Mrs. Pennant Banner
Celebrate the happy couple with a homemade banner. This adorable decor looks great at an engagement party, highlighting the guests of honor in a unique way. Mix and match different colors and patterns of cardstock to create the perfect look.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 1 Hour
Age range: 12 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Cardstock (in five different colors of patterns)
Scissors
Pen
Ruler
Jute
Hole Punch
Sharpie
Alphabet stencils

Things to do:
1. The first step is making a pattern for your banner. Cut a 2-inch x 3-inch rectangle and cut a triangle out of the end.
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2. Trace the pattern onto your decorative cardstock and cut out the shapes. For a “Future Mr. & Mrs.” banner, you’ll need to cut three shapes out of four different kinds of cardstock and four shapes out of one decorative piece of cardstock.
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3. Trace the letters “F-U-T-U-R-E M-R & M-R-S” onto the shapes. Use a sharpie for a bold look.
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4. Punch two holes in the top of all of your shapes.
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5. String the letters onto a piece of jute. You can put all the letters on one piece, or split them up between two different pieces of jute.
6. Tie a knot at the end of the jute, creating a hanger.

DIY Personalized Party Favor Gift Bags

Party Favor Gift Bags DIY Personalized Party Favor Gift Bags
Treat your guests with personalized party favor gift bags! Stencil their initials on the front of the bag and fill it with fun treats and prizes. They’re sure to love your thoughtfulness!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 10 Minutes
Age range: 8 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Brown paper bag
White paper doily
Acrylic paint
Paintbrush
Ribbon
Scissors
Hole punch
Stencil letters
Hot glue gun and hot glue sticks

Things to do:
1. Use hot glue to attach the white paper doily to the front of the bag.
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2. Transfer a letter onto the white doily using paint and a stencil. If the paint is light, you may have to apply several layers.
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3. Punch two holes into the top of the bag and secure the bag closed with ribbon. Tie a pretty bow for a fun, decorative detail.
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Upycled Book Page Treat Bags

Upycled Book Page Treat Bags Upycled Book Page Treat Bags
I’m a die hard book lover, and while taking a book apart isn’t my favorite thing in the world, sometimes books are too broken down to save. And instead of just recycling them, I love to find new uses for them! These treat bags are a snap to make and perfect for gifting special goodies to the book lovers in your life.

Difficulty level: Easy
Time required: 15 minutes

Things you’ll need:
Book pages
Washi tape
Stamps
Bakers twine
Hole punch

Things to do:
1. Decorate your page by adding a stamp or drawing slightly down from the center of the page.
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2. Fold the two sides in to meet, just overlapping on the back side. Seal the seam with a long strip of washi tape. Trim any excess from the ends.
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3. Fold the bottom 1 inch or so up toward the seam side.
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4. Fold the corner in to flatten the fold into a bag bottom.
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5. Fold the edges in to meet each other and seal this new seam with tape.
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6. Open the bottom up so that the bag stands flat. Fill the bag and fold the top few inches down toward the front of the bag.
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7. Punch two holes near the top and tie closed with twine to finish.
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