I thought I would share a few of the projects I have worked on lately, which are solely due to Pinterest. These are things I NEVER would have attempted if I hadn't stumbled upon them there.
Baby Shower Sushi Gift
Inspired by this pin
This is made up of 6 pairs of baby socks (the blue and brown), 4 baby wash clothes (The orange and white) and a onsie (under the fish). The fish itself if a teether toy and inside the take out box are mini bottles of baby shampoo and baby powder. The black material is grosgrain ribbon and the rolls are held in place with simple black headed straight pins.
A pumpkin made out of toilet paper tubes
A Q-tip Skeleton:
Originally pinned here
It was pretty hard to cut through the q-tips. I ended up doing all the cutting and the girls just glued them down.
A paper bag turkey
Originally inspired by this pin
A Teacher "Survival Kit"
This is a series of items each with a significant meaning described in the following poem:
It was part of the teacher gifts I gave to the kindergarten teachers for Christmas. I picked up most of the items at the dollar store (including the baskets) and it cost me a total of $15 to make both of them.
Button Christmas Ornaments
I had planned to make a number of these but the original version used all white headed pins. When I went to purchase white headed pins, I realized it was going to cost me nearly $6 PER ORNAMENT just for the white pins. So instead I used mixed colored pins and picked out the white, red and green ones. I then made a second ornament (the left one) with black and navy pins.