Posts Categorized: Projects

Projects / Tuesday, 2 Apr 2019

DIY paper rainbow tree

With our recent Wildbird release, we received a ton of requests to demonstrate how to make the rainbow paper tree prop we made for it. I have to admit that I love how it turned out and I think it would be an awesome accent piece to make for a kids room or for every day. Plus, you don’t have to water it, which is always a good thing, no? You can’t kill it with negligence! Just don’t let it live outside and you’re all good.

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Book Club + Design + printable + Projects / Friday, 29 Mar 2019

March Book Club printable poster and bookmark

Helloooo readers! We’re well into March (and spring!) and hope you’re enjoying A Big Important Art Book: Now With Women! Has it opened your eyes to the art women have made and ARE making all over the world? Pretty amazing, right? We’ve got some questions below and fabulous art printable for you! This month, our poster and book mark were illustrated by one of our favorite artists, Australian artist and designer, Beci Orpin, who leads the way in collage art and bright and quirky products and illustrationgs (pssst–you HAVE to check out her new portfolio site. It’s a piece of art!) We’ll be featuring an interview with Beci on Sunday, so stay tuned! 

Beci illustrated a quote from fine artist, Bobbie Burgers, that reads “be willing to destroy” because we all should be, no?!  Read on →

Projects / Monday, 18 Mar 2019

DIY rainbow stripe bangle

The season of rainbows  continues! And this time it’s with some classy wood bangles. We found some blank wood bangles on Amazon (here) and thought they needed some color. We began creating these DIY Bangles for St. Patrick’s Day, but we think they are totally spring-worthy. And once we started we couldn’t stop–the more the better, right?! I LOVE how they turned out. We’ve got stripes, color-blocking, and of course, the obvious rainbows. Perfect for a punch of color here and there.

These bangles are so easy because all you have to do is paint. And the best part? You get to create the pattern and color scheme all on your own. The simple steps are below, so get to painting and have fun rocking your own colorful creation!

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Projects + St. Patrick's Day / Sunday, 17 Mar 2019

DIY rainbow earrings

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! How are you celebrating? We consider this time of year Rainbow season (well, all year, but particularly now) so it’s the perfect time to share some of our favorite rainbow projects. These DIY Rainbow Earrings crafted from paper are perfect for just that! It’s when you need a quick solution without spending too much.

You might remember one of our previous This Girl posts where we showed you how to make your own paper earrings. If you made those, then you know how absolutely easy they are to make! All you need is cardstock, string, and jewelry hardware. We’ve provided the Cricut files too so you can easily cut out the few shapes that you will need. With these earrings, you can be sure to make a statement while keeping yourself from getting pinched!

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Projects + Style / Thursday, 14 Mar 2019

DIY Shamrock scrunchie

How to wear green on St Patrick’s dayEvery time I hear the word “scrunchie” I 1) cringe 2) hearken back to my oversized sweatshirts and bunches up socks 3) repeat “my lucky srunchie. It helped me pass Spanish.” (Name that movie). So today, now that scrunchies have some way made their way back into our vocabulary, we are making a lucky scrunchie with this DIY shamrock scrunchie, just in time for St. Patrick’s day.

How to wear green on St Patrick’s day

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