Tag Archives: scraps

Sweet Little Burlap Journal

Sweet Little Burlap Journal

Can you believe January is almost over!!!  All I did was blink and poof, it was gone. lol

I have a little project I worked on last year that I never shared with you guys.  I have some rolls of burlap that I really love and I thought I would use some of it to create a little journal. Inside the journal I used up some 12 x 12  scrapbook paper I have had for a while. I just cut the 12 x 12 paper in half making them 12 x 6 pieces.  On the outside I used a lot of left over fibers I had in my stash as well as fabric, trim and lace scraps.  I used an old button and a piece of twine for the closure and the twine wraps around the journal giving it room to grow a little bit.   The tag on the front of the journal is a tag I used to wipe off excess paint from another project.  I left it in that ‘unfinished’ state and just glued it to the front of the journal. I really like how that looks.  I also added a smaller bit of lace scrap and a button to the tag.  I think it’s really cute and I love all of the texture and color it has.  It’s amazing what you can do with your scraps and leftover papers.  Give it a try.

See you soon,

Laurie

Sweet Little Burlap Journal

Making Fabric Beads

Fabric Beads

A month or two ago a YouTube subscriber asked me if I had a video on making fabric beads.  I did not have a video about it because I had never made any paper or fabric beads before.  She asked if I would mind showing my take on making fabric beads and I said I would. When I had some time, I sat down and started making some fabric beads using scraps from my scrap bin. I found it relaxing and fun to do. Once I had a few beads made I then made some charms with them.  They are so cute.  So, there is now a video on how I make my fabric beads and next week I will share how I made my charms.  A link to the beads video is below.  Use up some of your scraps and make some pretty beads. It’s fun. 🙂

You can watch the video HERE.

Fabric Beads
Fabric Beads
Fabric Beads
Fabric Beads