creative spring ideas…

springtime

i love spring… a time when the sun shines bright and there’s a scattering of vibrant color everywhere.  hopefully these project ideas will inspire you to create these colorful springtime projects featured at joann craft stores.  if you have a store near you, stop in and pick up these free project sheets, or just click the links below to download the instructions and get crafting…t!m

carrot

carrot candy boxes: these clever candy boxes are created using my petal drop die from sizzix.  tip: if you don’t sew, tissue tape is a great alternative to secure the box together…

eggs

jute string eggs: add a bit of style and texture to your spring decor with idea-ology jute string.  tip: you can use wood, plastic, or paper mache eggs for this project…

butterflies

framed butterflies: create colorful wall art using distress ink and the layered butterfly die and texture fade from sizzix.  tip: save the negative cut out pieces to use as frames for another project…

grow

time to grow: fill an assemblage clock with springtime elements including moss, rocks, and idea-ology letterpress.  tip: paint the letters with distress paint for an added touch of color…

 

*be sure to check your local stores for these supplies or you can click the links below to purchase online…
(SSS=simon says stamp / IE=inspiration emporium)

Petal Drop (IE|SSS)
Layered Butterfly (SSS|IE)
Assemblage Clock (IE|SSS)
Jute String (SSS|IE)
Letterpress (SSS|IE)

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