easy confetti poppers (with video tutorial)

confetti poppers tutorial. Easy to make with toilet paper tubes. Video tutorial to make it easy!

Summer is here and with it comes all sorts of festivities, and we made these great confetti poppers to help us celebrate. Graduation parties have started, barbecues can be heard and smelled from our apartment, and Fourth of July is less than a month away!  Yes, the summer festivities are in full swing.  You won't find us complaining.  We love summer.  Especially in … [Read more...]

A video of me eating and talking at you, and a round-up.

september recipes

Well, can you believe it's the end of September?? That went by fast!! But, I'm enjoying the cooler weather, the kids in school, and the cozy drinks!! No, who am I kidding...I'm dreading winter. Let's be honest, shall we? Winter kind of stinks. But, fall? Fall is gorgeous! Before I get to the who's who and what what that happened here on NellieBellie this month I wanted to update you a bit on my … [Read more...]

Craft tutorial: how to make a mini Wisconsin.

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Christmas is coming and here in Wisconsin it is a rare, rare thing indeed to not have a White Christmas. But, I am sadly aware that many of you are in warmth, with beaches and palm trees. First of all, no sympathy. Not happening. Suntan lotion, cabana boys, and girly drinks sound pretty heavenly! But…at Christmas time there is something magical about Wisconsin and snow. They just go together. Like … [Read more...]

Simple steps to make a mini bow and arrow

mini bow and arrow tutorial from NellieBellie

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 … [Read more...]

gilded animal bookends.

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♪♪♪ I like pretty things and I cannot lie ♪♪♪   These are pretty. I heart them. a lot. These Quick & Easy gilded animal bookends make my heart beat a little faster and my smile a bit bigger. This turns everything you touch into gold. literally. It’s brilliant. Supplies: Martha Stewart Gilding 4 blocks of wood (the size you want for your bookends) 2 dollar store … [Read more...]