This mini bow and arrow tutorial is adorable! I adore it. This is one I had done last year. I'm improving the post and pictures and bringing it back. Because, it's just too cool! necessary supplies for the mini bow and arrow: popsicle sticks fishing line (you can use floss, too) q-tips. Tools you need: craft knife or other sharp knife bowl of water Okay. Here we go... You need to soak . . .
Archives for November 2012
Have you ever made meringue cookies? I hope so. It is really much easier then it sounds. And they are cute and fancy looking. I made Hazelnut Meringue cookies. And am going to show you how easy peasy. 4 egg whites in a bowl. add 1/2 tsp vanilla (I used Hazelnut. But for the traditional meringue use vanilla) and 1/4 tsp Cream of Tartar Use your blender and whip . . .
These Quick & Easy gilded animal bookends make my heart beat a little faster and my smile a bit bigger. They are one of those craft ideas I came up with randomly and didn't realize how much I would love them until they were finished. But they are absolutely fantastic! I love how they take something as simple as a few blocks of wood and toy animals and turn them into . . .
This Keep Calm and Cook On apron is just plain fun. And a simple DIY. It would make a great gift for the cook in your family! This cute apron is for Katie. My baker. She already knows she’s getting it. It’s all good. The tutorial for this cute apron: You need a red apron. You can use a different color if you like. But, traditionally the Keep Calm stuff is red. So, I used red. You’ll . . .
Chocolate Pot de creme: We should probably have a really long explanation of what this is, and why it's great, and all that. And we did think about doing that. Really, we did. But the truth is...we don't think it's needed. Just look at the picture. Look at that! And read the title. Are you still questioning the deliciousness? Fine. Here's are . . .
I was sitting and planning out my week of posts. I looked at the calendar and realized that Thanksgiving was on the week. And thought and thought. What to post that day? Should I post? Should I take that opportunity to take the day off…with good reason. No. I decided that I would post. But, I would post a little bit of a different something something. A bit of my heart. A bit of my life. A . . .
My World Market Christmas wish list: NellieBellie's World Market wish list by miznelliebellie on Polyvore Faux Antelope Throw | World Market / Black Campaign Chair-Black Campaign Chair | World Market / Red Large Rectangular Alpine Baker-Red Large Rectangular Alpine Baker... / Moose Hooks, Set of 2-Moose Hooks, Set of 2 | World Market My Christmas . . .
So, there is this group of ladies I have the pleasure of knowing. They are the bestest, sweetest, most awesomest group of bloggers. On. the. planet. (yes, I made words up...it must be done) And all of them and little ol me got together to throw a giant shinding. Of the giveaway variety. Because with all the stuff that YOU are going to have to do for the holidays. The hub bub, the shopping, the . . .
I’m in full Christmas prep mode. Yes, I realize fully that there is another holiday coming up. And it will get proper attention. Don’t fret. I'm using consumercrafts.com to help me out! I'm determined to do as many homemade gifts as possible this year. This means being prepared far ahead of time! One of the gifts that will be gifted often this year is… Can you say yum!! this stuff is just . . .
I’m supposed to be writing the Dr. Nellie post today. Instead I’m doing this… watching my kids decorate for Christmas. however they want to. without my “input”. In fact, I was given the task of threading the Fruit Loop garland. I had forgotten what a pain those are to do. Forever!! And I bet they don’t survive the night. That darn dog thought they were . . .
A DIY Egg nog giftset? Everyone needs one, don’t you think?? Well, I do. So…I headed over to my thrift store and picked up some glasses (they actually don’t even match, but are close) and a flask. I chose simple glasses and a simple flask, so you can actually buy those new and get something pretty similar if you want. And this way, the painting stands out more! I used some . . .
This is important. you must know. if you intend to join in the homemade Christmas here at NellieBellie you must know how to make paper snowflakes. it’s a necessity. here’s the play by play of how we do them. we are by no means experts. well, I’m not. but a kid is always an expert at cutting holes. (we are getting our cutting on!) (our pile of snowflakes is beginning!!) (he cut the fold. . . .
Isn’t this lovely and interesting! I was so excited to be part of a group of bloggers that were lucky enough to get to play with a pile of Martha Stewart Paints. This driftwood and ornament centerpiece was one of the projects I created. Isn’t it too cool! While I used a piece of driftwood, any number of similar items would work for this project. You could even pick up something from . . .
i’ve been working on projects for decorating around the house. most of the projects you won’t see here. popcorn strings, paper streamers. even toilet paper as banners. later this week you will see a few projects I thought might be worthy of being introduced to you. and you need to behave as if they are the best projects ever. okay, not really. I’ll still love you. probably cause I don’t . . .
First, if you are in my family and your name starts with a D or a C…go away. and pretend to be surprised. and do the proper amount of oohing and aahing. Second, this is a simple, quick little gift. it’s the perfect way to personalize a gift. or…to BE the gift. These DIY snow globe ornaments are adorable and sweet! Third, there is no third. I just believe you shouldn’t have . . .