DIY Dip Dye Party Horns

DIY Dip Dye Party Horns- so much fun!

After my Dip Dye DIYs round up on Monday, I couldn’t shake the ideas! I am in love with that look and after reading through aaaaalll of the tutorials from the round up, I decided I had to give it a try ASAP. So I did (I’m not crazy, I promise). I actually bought dye ages ago to try dip dye, but I got all freaked out that it would be too difficult so it’s sat in my stash untouched. Now, I’m so excited to introduce you to these adorable dip dye party horns!

DIY Dip Dye Party Horns- so much fun!

DIY Dip Dye Party Horns- so much fun!

This DIY is totally inspired by Club Narwhal’s Tye Dye and Pie Party (who wouldn’t want to attend that!?). I loved her coffee filter garland and thought that would be the perfect material to experiment with dying. Other than dry time, this DIY is so speedy to pull off, and I’m kind of smitten with the look of these things! Party horns are so much fun, I can’t help but test them out when I see one- but they can be terribly tacky. I love how this DIY classes them up!

Here’s what you’ll need to make your own:

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June Downloadable Tech Wallpapers

Can you believe it’s almost JUNE?! It’s already time to meet your new tech wallpapers! If you’re new to Lemon Thistle, every month, I create free technology backgrounds for you to download. I make each a quote version, a calendar version, and a monthly script version in each desktop, phone, and tablet sizes. You can take your pick! This month I couldn’t seem to shake these song lyrics from Florence & the Machine, plus I really love the encouragement the lyrics give! So I ran with it. This photo is a few years old now, but it’s still one of my favourites that I’ve taken to date without people. I don’t know what it is, but I just don’t think to take many landscape shots- I always love to have people in them. I took this one when I first got my Nikon camera, I took an outing with my Dad (he knows his way around a camera!) and we chased the sun.

Free Downloadable Tech Wallpapers (i Phone, tablet and desktop) 'It's always Darkest before the Dawn'

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DIY Emoji Snack Boxes

DIY Emoji Snack Boxes- so much fun for  a party!
Hey guys, Varsha (from Designforsoul.com) here! The long weekend is here and I’m sure many of you will be planning trips/picnics/ getaways with friends and family. So today’s DIY project is all about making your snack boxes fun and interesting. This is something kids would enjoy making as well. Don’t worry even if you are not going anywhere , these emoji snack boxes will be a hit even for your backyard parties.
Going with the emoji trend, I thought it would be fun to make them with small wooden pieces instead of paper. This way you can reuse them as emoji pins/broaches on t-shirts, bags , gift boxes and so many other applications. Today however, we are using them to make fun little snack boxes. Follow along for the tutorial.

DIY Emoji Snack Boxes- so much fun for  a party!
What you need:

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Oh Baby! Ombre Felt Party Garland

DIY Ombre Felt Lettered Garland... I love this 'Oh Baby' one! So fun for a little boy's baby shower

Today I’m sharing this fun ‘Oh Baby!’ ombre felt party garland with you. It’s one of my favourite garlands I’ve made to date (probably because it’s a bit cheeky). I created this garland for The Little Umbrella months ago and I’d say it’s about time I shared it with you! You could really choose any phrase in the world for this garland, just create a template for yourself in a text editor. I love the ombre blues with the cloud garland (that ones from The Land of Nod) it reminds me of a true baby ‘shower’.  You don’t need any fancy tools to make this garland, just a good ol’ craft knife!

DIY Ombre Felt Lettered Garland... I love this 'Oh Baby' one! So fun for a little boy's baby shower

Ready to make your own? Here’s what you’ll need:

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DIY Dry Erase Meal Planner

Turn any art into a dry erase meal planner! I love the hand lettering on this one

Today I’m excited to bring you a simple DIY (maybe it’s better called a hack) to make any piece of art or paper into a dry erase meal planner. Since launching my digital print shop, I’ve slowly been adding hand lettered pieces and I had created this meal planner a while ago but couldn’t figure out how to make it easily usable without suggesting you print one for each week ever. That would be a huge waste of paper! When I figured it out I wanted to smack myself, because this is what teachers essentially do every. single. day. BUT I thought it was worth a post since I’m working around not having a laminating machine. This hack is so simple, you can do it for one dollar and while sitting on your couch.

Turn any art into a dry erase meal planner! I love the hand lettering on this one

Here’s what you’ll need to make your own dry erase meal planners out of any art:

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