Fabric Bunting for a Neutral Nursery

When creating a gender neutral nursery what could be better than this green and lilac theme. This fabric bunting is perfect as a wall decoration in the baby’s room.

Using a very simple fabric that already has the diamond shape incorporated and some bias tape, this is easy to make in an afternoon.

Final Bunting

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Handmade Bias Tape

Bias tape (or bias binding as we call it in the UK) added to the edge of projects is a fantastic way to finish raw edges. Use around the edge of quilts, tote bags or fabric baskets. When the choice of bias tape in the shops doesn’t match your project or you fancy something different, then making your own may take some additional time, but the results are worth it.

Finshed tape 2

 

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Nautical Chocolate Cake Topper

You’ve seen all those contests on the popular food channels and how they make chocolate look easy…. well guess what! It can be. If you can find a shape you like or can model food safe clay, then the world of chocolate casting is yours to explore.

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For this easy project we take an anniversary cake to the next level with a chocolate anchor.  Using brown sugar and some craft store candy melts, a fancy and unique chocolate candy topper comes to life.

 

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Hand Made Goats Milk Soap

What could be nicer for a wedding or baby shower favor than receiving handmade soap. Its full of natural ingredients found at the local grocery store (and hardware store), that moisturize while you wash. Its a real shame you can’s smell how wonderful these are…. warm milk and honey.

Finshed Soap

You can style these guest sized soaps up or down to suit your theme. Here is an easy pictorial to help you make goats milk soap at home

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