By Noreen Doll. Here’s a fun school alphabet strip ribbon and bow you can create for back to school craft projects and teacher gifts. The ribbon can be made long enough to wrap around a package or wreath, or made into an easy bow to attach to the front. The bow would be perfect for […]
By Noreen Doll. This matchbox gift box started out to be something else, which didn’t work out. Then my daughter pointed out that it would make a re-usable gift box. So the project was salvaged and turned out well. It works on the same principle as a matchbox, as the box slides out of the […]
By Noreen Doll. Today I have a tutorial for this Rustic Basket on the Bowdabra blog. It’s easy to make, and is created from a recycled cardboard box.
By Noreen Doll. A Christmas card gift jar is a useful way to re-purpose Christmas cards. Use your old canning jars, or buy a bunch at the end of the summer when they are on clearance. You can also find them at yard sales or thrift stores. Canning jars can be used for so many […]
By Noreen Doll. This gift bag is small, but the nice thing about making gift bags with fabric is that they can be made any size. And what goes in the bags can be all sizes and shapes. In fact, fabric gift bags are perfect for wrapping gifts that are difficult to wrap. The stitching […]
By Noreen Doll. A candy bar slider is a great gift idea for kids or teens. You can wrap money around the bottom end of the candy bar, and when you slide the candy bar up, the money appears. Materials 1 Candy Bar – I used a 7 ounce size 12×12 Sheet of Designer Paper […]