Welcome to our first edition of Delilah’s Picks! Each Monday we will share our favorite little owl, Delilah, picks from around the web. This week Delilah has been looking at some DIY tutorials that you can use for your hybrid scrapbooking, card making, and gift giving needs. Check out Delilah’s Top 5 DIY Elements list…

1. Dye Your Own Buttons

This tutorial over at the RIT website shows you how you can add some color to all those white buttons we have in our stash.  It’s an easy way to make your boring buttons go from blah to oh la la la. Visit RIT’s website to starting coloring your buttons. The possibilities are endless!

2. Rolled Paper Flowers

This tutorial comes to us from the Jones Design Company blog. Emily is always so crafty and has oodles of fabulous tutorials but the rolled paper flower tutorial is perfect for scrapbookers of all walks of life. Whether you need that perfect touch for your paper layout, card, or hybrid layout. These flowers are fun and easy to make. Visit Jones Design Company to start making your flowers today!

3. Tying Bows

We all love the look of pretty bows on our pages, projects, and cards. With this tutorial from Under the Inkfluence we will learn how to create beautiful bows in a simple way. The tutorial covers a how-to for four different bow types which will be the perfect element to finish off your project. Learn how to create these beautiful bows by visiting Under the Inkfluence.

4. Pinwheels

Okay this is a tutorial for hair clips, but Delilah and I agree that these would be perfect to add to cards, pages, and projects. This step-by-step tutorial shows you how to make some fabulous fabric pinwheels which you could glue to your project with either an adhesive, pop dots, etc. Card makers can take it  a step further and attach the pinwheel to their cards with a pin or clip and then person receiving the card would also get a too cute hair/clothing accessory! See the instructions and details at The Mother Huddle.

5. T-Shirt Flower

Delilah has a thing for flowers. The more the merrier for her. When she seen this wonderful tutorial for creating flowers from T-Shirts we both agreed it was perfect. We all have old t-shirts we aren’t using anymore what better way to recycle them by creating your own flower embellishment for your projects. Head on over to Emily’s Little World to learn how to make these beauties yourself!

 

That’s all for Delilah’s Picks this week! Check back next Monday to see what new goodies Delilah has found for us!

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