Tuesday, December 22, 2015

DIY Gift Bows

New video just went up! Shows how to make 3 different gift bows out of wrapping paper!




Thursday, December 10, 2015

Paper Gingerbread House Tutorial

New video! Shows how to create a paper gingerbread house!


After the video was uploaded, I realized the clip showing how to put the house together accidentally  got deleted. To put together the house, fold back all the tabs, put glue on them, and glue the pieces together. If you have any questions, please comment below :)

Here are the patterns for the house:

(Make sure to print these at 8x10)

(Note: If you do not have a Google account you unfortunately may not be able to access this file due to the way Google Drive (where this file is stored) works. If you have a Google account, open another window and log into it, then reload this page. If you don't have a google account, you can make one here)


Also, on the pattern below, don't cut the whole window out,
leave some space around the inner lines :)




If you create this, I'd love to see it! Tag me on instagram @essyjae or email me at pugdemonium1@gmail.com.

Friday, October 16, 2015

Paper Haunted Houses

New video! This one shows how to create these 
paper haunted houses that you can fill with candy! 

And when the candy is gone, you can put a light in them (not a candle :) ) 
and use them as luminaries!


Candy doesn't last a super long time at my house, haha, so these
houses in the photo are not filled with candy.
But, something like the mini candy bars would be perfect to fill it with!

Here are the patterns you'll need:

(Hover over this, click the Pop-out icon in the upper right corner,
then click the print icon in the top center)

(Note: If you do not have a Google account you unfortunately may not be able to access this file due to the way Google Drive (where this file is stored) works. If you have a Google account, open another window and log into it, then reload this page. If you don't have a google account, you can make one here)




If you try this, I'd love to see it! Tag me on instagram @pugdemonium,
or email it to me pugdemonium1@gmail.com and I'll share it!


Friday, October 9, 2015

3 Cute DIY Pet Costumes

New video! This one shows how to create 3 different cute pet costumes for Halloween!



The first one is a Beanie Baby costume!



If you are around my age, chances are you probably owned your fair share of beanie babies growing up. Before my family even adopted our pug, I had (and loved) the Pug beanie baby named Pugsley - so here is a costume inspired by that!


The Ty tag template is here:

Hover over it, and click the Pop-out icon in the upper right corner.
Click the download icon in the top center. Locate and double click the file to open it.
Once it opens, you should be able to click to add your text to it.

(Note: those of you who use a non-Gmail email address may not be able to access this file due to the way Google Drive works. If you have a Gmail address, open another window and log into it, then reload this page. If you're having trouble you can email me at pugdemonium1@gmail.com)



For this costume, you will need:

-the template above
-red paper
-gold or tan paper
-white paper
-ribbon
-glue
-a pencil
-a hole punch


The second one is Hairy Paw-ter!



For this costume, you will need:

-black stiff felt
-red felt
-gold felt
-paper
-scissors
-ribbon
-a glue gun


The third costume is a butterfly!



For this costume, you will need:

-black stiff felt
-blue felt
-white felt
-ribbon
-a pipe cleaner
-2 pom poms
-a glue gun
-paper
-scissors





If you re-create one of these, I'd love it if you'd share it with me on instagram @essyjae :)



You may also like:

DIY No-Sew Felt Bowties for Pets
DIY Halloween Countdown Chalkboard Pumpkin
DIY Paper Haunted Houses
Halloween Nail Art




Friday, October 2, 2015

Halloween Countdown Pumpkin

New video! October is here, which means Halloween is quickly approaching. Here is a tutorial to create a chalkboard pumpkin to count down to Halloween with!


You will need:
-a faux pumpkin
-chalkboard paint
-acrylic paint
-small & large paint brushes
-pencil
-chalk

1. Use the pencil to draw an outline of where the chalkboard paint will go on the pumpkin.

2. Fill this area in with chalkboard paint. It's best to do at least 2 coats - let dry an hour between coats.

3. Use the acrylic paint to add a border and the "days until Halloween" lettering.

4. Use the chalk to write in the number of days until Halloween. That's it!




You may also like:


3 Pet Costumes You Can Make!

DIY Paper Haunted Houses

Monday, September 28, 2015

Favorite Free Fonts - September 2015

Hi everyone, here are my 10 current favorite fonts that I use for YouTube videos and thumbnails.

At the time I'm writing this, these are all free and can be used commercially. I appreciate when others share great free fonts they've found, so today I'm sharing mine with you. 

The links are below the graphic :)










Ever After



Also, here are my new favorite fonts, updated October 2016.




Saturday, September 26, 2015

Watercolor Maple Leaf Wreath

New video! The beautiful changing colors of the leaves are one of my favorite things about Fall. Here is a project inspired by that, a wreath out of watercolor maple leaves!



Here is the maple leaf pattern:

(To print: hover over it, click the pop out icon in the upper right corner,
then click the printer icon in the top center)




Saturday, September 19, 2015

Mini Flower Vase Card

New video! This one shows how to create a flower bouquet/vase inspired card.
This would work as a birthday card, a mother's day card, and more.


 
The front of the vase opens to reveal a written message!

Here are the patterns:


(Note: If you do not have a Google account you unfortunately may not be able to access this file due to the way Google Drive (where this file is stored) works. If you have a Google account, open another window and log into it, then reload this page. If you don't have a google account, you can make one here)




Monday, September 14, 2015

DIY 3 Felt Flowers

A new video went up on Saturday! This one shows how to create 3 different flowers out of felt.



Flower #1 - Rose



Flower #2 - Hydrangea inspired



Flower #3



To create these flowers, you will need:
-felt
-paper
-pen
-scissors
-needle & thread
-a pom pom





Monday, September 7, 2015

Purple Themed Nail Art

New video! This one shows how to create this purple themed nail art, 
with chevrons and a pattern inspired by dahlia flowers.



Monday, August 31, 2015

DIY Graphic T-Shirt

New video! This one shows how to create a graphic t-shirt.
You can use any graphic or even a quote for this.



Saturday, August 22, 2015

DIY School Supplies

New video! This one has 4 easy DIY school supply projects
 for all of those who are going back to school!



Picture Frame Dry Erase Board:



Personalized Pencils:



2 Notebook Designs:



Here is the chevron pattern:




Related post:

5 Cute Ways to Decorate School Supplies

Saturday, August 15, 2015

How to Fold a Paper Heart

A new video went up today! This one shows how to fold a paper heart, 
and as a bonus, the heart can also be used as a bookmark! 





Thursday, August 13, 2015

Polymer Clay State Keychain

New video! It is a tutorial showing how to create a keychain 
of your favorite state out of polymer clay!



You will need:
-photo editing software & printer
-scissors
-polymer clay
-pasta machine, or rolling pin (a glass works, also)
-Xacto knife or other tool to cut clay with
-an eye pin (or create a wire loop)
-keychain & key ring

Optional:
-pearl powder
-gloss glaze
-Translucent Liquid Sculpey (TLS)

Saturday, August 1, 2015

How to Fold an Envelope

A new video went up today! 
Today, I'm showing you a method for making an envelope for any size of card.


You will need:
-paper
-scissors
-ruler
-pencil
-glue


Tips:

-If your card is not a rectangle or square (it has one or more rounded or irregular sides, etc.) instead of tracing the card, draw a rectangle or square that the card will easily fit in. 
Then, just follow the instructions in the video.

-If the paper is not big enough, even after you've turned the card diagonally, you could tape or glue two pieces of paper together, then just follow the video.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Polymer Clay Snow Cone Charm

New video! This one shows how to create a tiny snow cone out of polymer clay!


To make this, you'll need:
-polymer clay
-translucent liquid sculpey
-gloss glaze
-stylus or toothpick
-clear microbeads
-an eye pin (or wire and pliers to create your own)


This is very simple to make, and a great summer time craft!

-Sarah

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Polymer Clay Ice Cream Cone Charm!

New video just went up! This one shows how to make an ice cream cone charm out of polymer clay!


You will need:
-Oven
-Polymer clay
-Translucent Liquid Sculpey
-Cornstarch
-Ruler
-Stylus or Toothpick
-Scissors
-Wire
-Wire cutters & Round Nose Pliers

For baking times and temperature, follow the directions on the polymer clay package.


Friday, July 10, 2015

Saturday, June 27, 2015

4th of July Crafts

DIY American Flag Bracelet:



DIY American Flag Wreath:



DIY Red, White & Blue Cobra Stitch Bracelet:




4th of July Nail Art (2014):



Stars & Stripes Nail Art

A new video went up today! It shows how to create stars and stripes themed nail art,
 just in time for the 4th of July!


This is a super simple and quick nail art design.

In addition to nail polish, you will need: 
- Painter's Tape
- diamond shaped nail decorations (or stars)
- Scissors
- Dotting Tool or Toothpick

Polishes I used:
Midnight Blue - Sinful Colors (blue)
Harp On It - Color Club (silver holographic)
Mysterious - Wet 'N Wild (red)

Topcoat:
Pro FX Complete 3

DIY American Flag with Lights

New video! This one shows how to create an American flag with lights! 
This would make a perfect outdoor decoration for the 4th of July.


To create this flag, I bought 3 sets of lights - a set of 35 red, set 35 white, and a set of 35 blue. 
I was able to find these for a great price here.


Friday, June 12, 2015

Father's Day Card - Google Search Themed + Free Printables

A new video just went up! This one shows how to create this google search themed card. 
It shows a search for "World's Best Dad" with your dad's name in the results!



Here are the patterns:

(Note: those of you who use a non-Gmail email address may not be able to access this file due to the way Google Drive works. If you have a Gmail address, open another window and log into it, then reload this page. If you're having trouble you can email me at pugdemonium1@gmail.com)



Here is the google search printable:

This is an editable pdf.

Hover over it, and click on the top right button. Next, click the download arrow at the top middle. Double click to open the downloaded file. Click on each area that says insert name here to edit the text. Then, print it (size should be set to 8x10 - make sure fit to page is NOT checked).


You should be able to click on the text to edit it - if you have trouble, please do not hesitate to contact me. If you just can't get it to work (or don't have access to the programs needed) send me an email at pugdemonium1 (at) gmail (dot) com. I will edit in your dad's name and email it to you, free of charge - if you need this done, please contact me asap.


If you try this, I'd love to see it! Tag me on instagram @pugdemonium

-Sarah


Friday, June 5, 2015

Tutorial: Father's Day Card - Fishing Themed + Free Patterns

This week's video is up and it shows how to create this fishing themed card for Father's Day!


You can create any kind of fish you want (like the rainbow trout on the right), but for the purpose of this video, I made a simple, solid colored one to give you the basic idea.

Here are the patterns:

(Note: If you do not have a Google account you unfortunately may not be able to access this file due to the way Google Drive (where this file is stored) works. If you have a Google account, open another window and log into it, then reload this page. If you don't have a google account, you can make one here)



I used elmer's glue in this video, but if you have a hot glue
gun I think that would work best for this project.


As always, if you try this project, I'd love to see it! Tag me on instagram
@pugdemonium or you can email me at pugdemonium1 {at} gmail {dot} com.

-Sarah

Friday, May 29, 2015

Tutorial: Father's Day Card - Car Themed

A new video is up! This is the first of three father's day card
tutorials going up over the next couple weeks.



If your dad loves cars, especially old cars, this card will be perfect for Father's Day!



Here is the colored image of the car. Use this to see where each piece goes on the car and which color of paper to use. (You don't need to print this, just keep it on screen where you can see it.)

(I just used the same paper as the body of the car for #3, and colored it slightly darker with a pencil.)




Here are the patterns:

To print it, hover over it and click the right icon at the top
(that says "Pop-out" when you hover on it). Next, click on the printer icon at the top.
Finally, make sure the paper size on the lower left is set to 8x10.


(Note: If you do not have a Google account you unfortunately may not be able to access this file due to the way Google Drive (where this file is stored) works. If you have a Google account, open another window and log into it, then reload this page. If you don't have a google account, you can make one here)




Keep in mind that there are a few numbers missing.

(In the final version, I decided to take out a few pieces to simplify it, and I didn't want to change the numbers because they'd be different than what was shown in the video)

The numbers that are missing are 1, 12, 13, 14, 15 & 17 -  just skip over these.
(You'll be starting with #2 and ending with #21)


To make this, you'll need:
- the patterns above (and access to a printer)
- a silver marker/ silver Sharpie
- a pencil
- a pen
- scissors
- glue
- scrapbook paper


You'll need 5 colors of scrapbook paper for this project:
- one for the body of the car
- one for the accent color of the car
- one for the tires and grill
- one for the windows
- and one for the base of the card


Feel free to ask any questions! If you make this project, I'd love to see it - tag me on instagram @pugdemonium.  I hope to share some of these photos in a video soon!

-Sarah