I bought a lot of seed beads a long time ago and they just sit in a box on my desk, not really being used much. At some point, I moved flats and the beads got shaken up as well! It was time to do something with them.
Most things I’ve managed to finish recently are hair clips. I have some other things in the works, but they aren’t ready to show off yet! (I’ve been so busy…) I’ll quickly talk through the basic materials I used for each one. This one used a mixture of burgundy red ribbons of different widths and […]
I have owned a very large stash of ribbons for a long while, and I came up with the idea to make lots of large hair clips – have you ever seen the types of ribbons that cheerleaders wear? It mainly started from looking at the patterned ribbons and then working backwards. All ribbons are […]
I said I’d try another kanzashi piece. I got inspiration from this video by MyInDulzens on YouTube – give her channel a look if you’re interested, she’s very talented! I started with white organza ribbon. Some green organza ribbon for leaves and white rattail for dangles are optional. You need a lot of ribbon, and […]
I have made my first foray into kanzashi flower crafting! A kanzashi is a traditional hair piece, often floral, used in Japanese hairstyles. These days, the term can refer to folded fabric flowers. Here is a handy link to the tutorial that I used. Thanks, Crafty Angels! It’s great for starters like me. I’d start […]