Saturday, June 11, 2011

Flowers That Will Last Forever!

A new friend Pam Barnes gifted me with an amazing stash of her dried flowers.
I love working with floral imagery and using actual flowers is a luxury.  Thank you Pam!
You know I am dying to get some of these into resin.

Enjoy your Saturday and my weekly crafty links.

Aileen's Musings
Aileen offers you a printable Dad banner for you to download and make for the dad in your life!  

Beading Arts
Copper tubing makes wonderful copper beads! 

Craft Buds
Need to whip up a Father's Day gift? Craft Buds has a roundup of free sewing patterns for Father's Day, including a tie, an ebook reader cover and an interesting hat.  

Craftside- A behind-the-scenes peek at our crafty world
This week at Craftside there are two chances to score yourself copies of cooking and crafting books just by leaving a comment, a free eyeglass box template, along with a "ransom type" quote embellished mirror, step-by-step comic drawing and inside peeks into Astounding Knits! in honor of World Wide Knitting Day (this Saturday).

Crafty Princess Diaries
And the knitting goes on as Tammy graduates to smaller knitting needles. 

Cross Stitch at
Fans of variegated flosses and newbies will both find helpful information in these tips for using it. Also, be sure to vote in the poll! 

Eileen - The Artful Crafter
Here's a cute idea for personalized ceramic wedding favors. If you don't want to buy the dye sublimation equipment yourself, find someone who already has it.  

Lindsay Sews
A creative way to wrap up a tie for the man in your life on Father's Day, with no wrapping paper involved! 

An interview with Jema "Emilly Ladybird" Hewitt, author of Steampunk Emporium along with a fun gear and Swarovski crystal earring project.