Oh dear we are already half way through our Hip HOP hooray projects for Easter - so today in celebration I have three things to share.
I'll just put my disclaimer in here now - none of these are original - just ideas I've seen and I'll share where and show how I've done them :)
I saw these cute little wraps in Lush the other day and I though oh what a lovely idea as a gift for Nana Eve for Easter -as she gets sooo much chocolate- but at $4.95 a wrap and the cheapest bombs at $6 ... I quickly thought I could make my own version and she could get more!
so I have
- 12 x 12 inch piece of calico or cotton
- pink and orange acrylic paint
- fine paint brush
- black fine line pen
I ripped my fabric - but you could cut and hem - or you could pinking shear
Draw your face into one corner - the highest you want your face to be in is 7 cm - so even draw a pencil line that where you want the top of your eyebrows to go .
Dont worry if you can't draw - start with a heart for the nose - then draw your mouth, eyes - colour them in then eyebrow and eyelashes
Now on the SAME side as your face draw an ear shape ( like a leaf ) in the adjoining left hand corner
On the BACK side of the opposite corner draw a matching ear
(NOTE Mine is different from the Lush one - theres is all printed on one side but I found this worked best for my simple fold)
Fold your wrap so you can paint both sides and leave dry
Paint your nose pink
and your ears orange - leave dry - It just took a few minutes for mine to dry
Paint another one :) and go over your lines to make them darker. don;t use sharpie pens they run - as you can see by one of my eyes
To fold - lay your wrap face down with your face to the back corner put your bath bomb towards the back in the middle
Bring the front corner to the back
Fold your little bunny face to the front
The wrap your ears up like you are tying a shoe lace
TA DA two cute bunny bomb wraps.
Do you know what else would be perfect ? Those plastic baubles you get at Christmas time - fill them with chocolate eggs or jelly beans - or anything that is round really.
I found my bath bombs at target they were $4 each and I didn't have time to hunt for cheaper ones but I am sure they are around.
I have a cute as dessert idea over Easter - they are on flyers in the supermarket put out by Pauls to have people buy their custard . I let the girls have this last night for zert - which broke our no eggs before Easter Sunday rule -never mind.
- egg cup
- chocolate egg
- savardi sponge biscuit
Unwrap the egg crack the top ( one of mine broke I had to eat it - which was a shame LOL ) so I found the best way was to use a sharp knife
Pop it into the egg cup
Pour in some custard
Cut the sponge finger into toast shapes and serve as an "egg and toast"
The recipe card has shortbread fingers to make but umm no pre bought sponge fingers wayyy easier.
On that note I had some because I had planned to make these from Donna Hay
for my crafty ladies the other night but instead I went with profiteroles. I'm still to try these out.
Inspired by Mel's little Mug Rugs - it's such a cute name isnt' it? I have made one for one child - the other is still cut out here hoping to snavel some time to finish it before Easter
Sof was so excited when I was shooting this - is that for me for a snack ? I said yes - Oh cool so I get the eggs - I said no you get the milk LOL - But that's false advertising she told me - I said yes it is !
You can see Mel's orignal one here - I used the bunny pattern and cut it out of iron on interfacing - then trimed the bunny to be a little larger - then I appliqued it on the top of my rug using needle turn. My first attempt at sewing binding on and I cheated and sewed top and bottom straight through - I don't think I'll do that again for a while LOL
so there you have it - three little projects - pop over to Mel's blog to get the whole deal on how to make those sweet rugs. Don't forget to share if you make something - we love to hear :)