truebluemeandyou: DIY Paper to Fabric. I’ve been seeing a lot of artistic paper dresses, waterproofed journals etc… I even posted Buy or DIY waterproof origami pendants here. This is so much easier and cheaper than using beeswax.
DIY Book Pages to Fabric Tutorial from Design Sponge here. This is supposed to feel more like oilcloth that you can sew on. Really easy DIY using silicone to coat the pages. This reminds me of my post on dipping paper in beeswax to waterproof and preserve it (also think glitter paper ornaments, antiquing paper etc…) here.
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DIY Natural Lip Balm Recipes and Tutorial from Sincerely, Kinsey here. You can get beeswax pearls from health food stores, craft stores etc… There are recipes for:
- Lavender and Vanilla
- Honey and Chamomile
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DIY Beeswax Candle Tutorial from Oh Happy Day here. So easy a five year old (or under) can do this. How do I know? I’ve done it with little kids and it’s so easy and a gift kids can say they’ve made by all by themselves. I’ve never used the candles, but wrapped them in gold ribbon and kept them as decorations.
Truebluemeandyou: This is one of the homemade gifts I’ve mentioned in the past. SO EASY. Also, I’ve made flannel shoe bags and filled them with Small Good Things pretty deodorizer sachets, wire bound homemade journals with pretty paper covered cardboard covers and acid free paper inside (get wire binding done at copy stores cheaply), paper white bulbs in thrifted tall glass containers (just need pebbles and water to start them in the bottom - no dirt), and on and on…