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Bird Plant Pot

Add some “tweetingly” good style to your home this Autumn with this bird plant pot.

Each little flower that opens, each little bird that sings….

Decorate this beautiful ceramic bird flower pot in under five minutes and display your favourite flowers with pride. A perfect craft for all the family!

You will need: (purple items are available to buy here on mueshop.org)

A ceramic bird

A paint brush

Acrylic paint

Card

Black Pen

PVA glue or varnish

Place your bird on a piece of card and paint with your chosen colour.

Add colourful details and highlights.

 

Varnish or gloss with PVA glue inside and out to create a waterproof seal.

Display with your choice of flowers.

 

Made by Kate Towers

 

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Ravishing Rainbow Necklace

Ravishing Rainbow Necklace

A ravishing rainbow necklace. Step out in style this summer with your very own hand painted rainbow necklace. Perfect with any outfit.

You will need:

  • Wooden Beads
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Necklace wire
  • PVA glue
  • Empty jar
  • A paintbrush
  • Straws

 

Step 1- Insert the straw into the bead ready to paint.

Step 2- Paint the bead your chosen colour. Ensure you get an even coat all the way round.

Step 3- Place the straws with the painted beads into the empty jar. Allow 12 hours for drying. You can add a this layer of PVA glue once dried to ensure the paint doesn’t rub off.

Step 4- Thread the beads onto the wire necklace.

Step 5- Your necklace is ready! You can try lots of different colour combinations.

Made by Kate Towers

 

 

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Decorative Letter Delights

Decorative Letter Delights

Express yourself with these wonderful Decorative Letter Delights. A great craft to use new buttons as well as make use of old buttons in any colour scheme.

You will need:

Decorative Letter Delights 1. Paint your wooden letter with your chosen colour.

Decorative Letter Delights

2. Glue down each button to the inside of the letter shell.

Decorative Letter Delights

 

3. Finished letter- Glue the ribbon trim around the edge. Once this is dry your letter is ready to go on display.

Made by Kate Towers

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Pom Pom Keyring

Pom Pom Keyring

Create a bright, bold pom pom keyring and never lose your keys again. This handy pom pom also makes it easier to grab your keys out if your bag when your in a hurry.

You will need;

 

1. Wind the wool around the pom pom maker, it’s a good idea to double the thread.

 

 

2. When finished cut around the edge

3. Tie in the middle.

 

4. Remove the maker, fluff the pom pom and trim the edges.

 

5. Attach the key chain to the thread and you are ready to use.

Made by Kate Towers

 

 

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Clay Hanging Gift Tokens

Clay Hanging Gift Tokens

Say a special thank you with a wonderful Clay Hanging Gift Tokens featuring a special message.

You will need;

  • Air-dry clay
  • Acrylic paints
  • Paint brush
  • Tray
  • Shape cutters
  • Rolling pin
  • Thread
  • Skewer
  • Scissors

1. Roll out the air-dry clay to 5mm thick.

 

2. Cut out shapes using the cutters.

 

 3. Use the skewers to create holes for the thread to hang.

 

4. Place the shapes onto a tray ready to dry out. Store them in a warm, dry place over 48 hours.

 

5. Once dried paint and add text or message. Attach thread.

 

 

 

Hang or give away as gifts.

Made by Kate Towers

 

 

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