DIY: Make Your Own Mini with Scraps

I’d like to take this opportunity to share this adorable mini album tutorial from Dear Lizzy with you all. Enjoy!

(Original post blogged Here)

diy: make your own mini with scraps

One of the pretty elements of my Dear Lizzy spring line is the fabric paper. Here’s a cool way to use those scraps and some simple embellishments to make a mini album.

Use your score blade to score the 4″x12″ fabric paper spine every 1″.

Remove the adhesive backing and adhere the creases together.
Attach 4″x4″ pieces of paper to the fabric tabs. (Some scrapbook adhesive work if not try fabritac or hot glue.)
Hold the ribbon where you want it then
use a 4″x3″ piece of adhesive backed fabric paper as the outside spine cover which also holds the ribbon in place.
Add your photos with layered flowers, tulle, glitter buttons and glitter brads and attach to each page. Rotate where you place them so the book can sit more closed.
I used pictures and journaled about my little q-bear. This quick mini makes a great gift too!

Supplies:
Posted by elizabeth kartchner at Wednesday, July 07, 2010
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Fairytale Treasuries

I’ve been asked to knock up some treasury lists on Etsy and so have decided to make them all fairystory themed. They are absolutely adorable collections of homemade and vintage treasures. here’s a sneek peak and links to see the full collections:

Sleeping Beauty

QUEEN  Bed Quilt Ensemble with fun and funky Designer fabrics

Love  Never Dies-Sleeping Beauty print

Fae  Spinning Wheel and Accessories Custom Order

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

FREE  SHIPPING USA - SALE - Honey Bear with Burgundy Bow Air Freshner Cover

LITTLFEE/YOSD/unoa GOLDEN BLONDE fake fur wig SIZE 6/7

Papa  bear, Mama bear and Baby bear  bowl set

Snow White

The  Poison Apple Sleep Print 5 x 10

Apple  print doorstop

CUSTOM MADE TO ORDER...........18 INCH LENGTH.............The  ORIGINAL Snow White Inspired Tutu Dress Costume...NB 6M 12M 18M 2T 3T 4T  5T

Rapunzel

Rapunzel - fairy fantasy gothic art print by Deanna Bach

Repunzel's Tower Night light

rapunzel - undyed, hand spun yarn - super bulky 2-ply - merino  wool

Cinderella

Midnight Masquerade necklace

Custom made Cinderella glass slipper pumps heels crystals  rhinestones sequins

Tiny  Broom Pendant

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red---Tiny Handmade Charm

PDF  crochet pattern...little red riding hood and the big bad wolf

pixie  hood

I’ll keep them coming ~ enjoy!

Edible Teacups!

Today’s the day of our Alice in Wonderland themed tea party. I just knocked up these little beauties and am quite tickled by how wonderful they look…

Here’s how to make your own:

What you Need:

  • Ice Cream Cones
  • Biscuits
  • Jelly Ring Sweets
  • Sweets to Fill the “Cups”

With a knife, cut the tops off your ice cream cones (do this carefully as they are brittle and you need to achieve a straight cut so they don’t topple over).

Cut a jelly ring in half and stick it on to the side of your cone top to form the teacup handle (the inside of the sweet is sticky and so will hold fast just fine).

Pop, you teacup on a biscuit “saucer” and fill with sweets. Job done!

How cute are these?

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We’d love to see your own creations, send your photos to us and we will include them in our gallery. You can email your pictures to us at

lilypchic@hotmail.co.uk

or add the Lily P Chic Facebook profile to your friends list, post your pictures and send us a note.

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Egg and Dairy Free Cupcakes

Fairy Toadstools

Shabby Chic Bunting

Clear Out Time!

It’s that time again when I realised dispite being overflowing with clothes, theres nothing in my baby girls draws that seems to fit her. She’s only gone and grown again! So, I have a good sort out and invested in some nice new summer clothes for her first birthday.

Yesterday evening I turned this lovely pile of old clothes…

Into this!

With nothing but a stitch picker and a pair of scissors…

I couldn’t believe how much ‘d salvaged. I have zippers, buttons, elastic, sequins, pockets, buckles, poppers, bias tape, ribbon and all this wonderful fabric which I’m sure I’ll do something interesting with when the fancy takes me.

I have plenty of birthday presents to wrap over the next few days so I may end up using some of it for beautiful and eco-friendly gift wrap:

Recycling is so satisfying…