DIY Masquerade Mask Tutorial and Template from Sprinkles in Springs here. I seriously cannot believe I did not see this last Halloween (because I have a ton of great posts from then). This is made from tulle and puffy paint and is so easy and such a clever idea! *For more mask ideas like cat woman (a roundup - not kidding), steampunk, Dollar Store Deatheater, and two lace masks go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/masks
Buy or DIY: Press for Champagne Tutorial from Sequins and Scissors. Left Photo: $52 Press for Champagne from lisagolightly’s Etsy Store here. Right Photo: DIY by Sequins and Scissors.
Of course you could “press” or ring for almost anything: chocolate, scotch, vodka etc… Below another item from lisagolightly’s Etsy Store: the Press for Scotch Buzzer here.
DIY Beeswax Sushi Candle Tutorial from Smori at Instructables. I have used beeswax sheets many times with kids. They are extremely easy to handle and roll up with the wick in the middle. This would be such a good gift with chopsticks and maybe takeout boxes (you can find these at the Dollar Store in giftwrap and bridal).
Brett Whiteley (Australian, 1939-1992), Interior Lavender Bay, 1974. Ink on cardboard, 88 x 75 cm.
DIY Paper Headpiece or Paper Kanzashi Tutorial from emuse. Really easy DIY. Go to emuse’s blog for more Japanese inspired hair ornaments.
DIY Marbleized Nail Polish Votives Tutorial from Lovely Indeed for HGTV. These would make nice hotess’ gifts any time with cheap votive candles. GIF by me using my favorite program makeagif.com