This video makes suggestions in how to choose colorful flowers and shrubs in your garden. Bowle’s Mauve is a purple flowering plant that will grow and bloom until fall. It will become bushy. Another colorful choice is the Rock Rose, a pinkish flower. The Blue Salvia has blue flowers. A Bank’s Rose, only bloom for a short time. It has yellow or white flowers. Aphids tend to attack it, but it is hearty.
Birds of paradise flowers are strong and architectural in appearance, making them the perfect models for origami projects.
If you need to make lots of frosting flowers (such as for decorating a wedding cake), you can make many of the flowers ahead of time and then let them air dry before putting them on your cake. This video shows you how to make hydrangeas, gardenias, roses and Gerber daisies out of buttercream frosting.
What do you do with origami flowers after you've made them and they're just sitting limply on the table? Stick them into a flower stem!
The presenter, John White, explains how to choose and transplant cold weather vegetables and flowers in this video. The first vegetable he identifies is spinach. He suggests ensuring that the plant has been "hardened off" when buying transplants from the nursery. Next John presents leaf lettuce, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and Swiss chard as some additional vegetables. He does remind the watcher to consult the plant labels for all the spacing information they may need. Moving on to flowers, J...
A pansy is a delicate, two-tone flower. This tutorial shows you how to crochet an entire bouquet of beautiful pansies. This makes a great gift or get well present - especially if your recipient is allergic to flowers! Make sure you choose your yarn carefully.
By now we all know the slogan "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle." And many of us do just that every Sunday, visiting the recyling center to dump our latest fill of glass and plastic bottles.
Check out this step by step video to learn how to face paint tear drop flowers. Great activity for kids.
Your mother has put up with your crap all these years, so why not repay her with a long-lasting Mother's Day gift? Learn how to make a twisted origami flower that can be turned into a pin or even a hair decoration by watching this video.
This video illustrate us how to make make marzipan flowers. Here are the following steps: Step 1: First of all take the almond paste and mix it with corn syrup.
Etsy is the place to get all your handmade needs and wants met. Etsy encourages personal connections between sellers and consumers. On Etsy you can connect with the handmade and crafty communities, and learn more about the process of making handmade goods like soaps, candles, invitations and more.
Looking for your next home décor project? In this clip, Meg of ThreadBanger offers instructions on how to make spring time inspired kirigami flower art. Though the end result appears quite ornate, the process itself is relatively simple. So simple, in fact, that this video guide can present a complete overview of the process in just over three and a half minutes. Take a look.
While organic gardening might sound like a complicated endeavor, you'll find it's actually considerably less trouble to work with nature than to constantly fight against it. This green gardener's guide from the British National Trust presents a primer on the subject. For more information, and to get started creating your own organic flower or vegetable garden, take a look.
Painting on a cake may seem counterintuitive, since the paint that most of us are familiar with is acrylic or watercolor paint, both of which are way toxic. But the project in this video uses an entirely different type of paint: cake paint. Cake paint is edible and comes in a variety of finishes to aid bakers who want to make their cakes into artistic masterpieces.
Rita Heikenfeld from AboutEating discusses some of the flowers that are not only beautiful but also edible. It is important not to eat flowers that have been sprayed with chemicals. Some of the more common edible flowers are the zinnia, petunia, and the marigold, which has a delicious citrus flavor and is used in bath oils. Impatiens are edible (just the flowers, not the leaves) and come in a variety of colors.
Real flowers are beautiful, but they don't last very long. In this tutorial, learn how to solve the problem of wilting daisies with these fabric flowers! In this video, you will see exactly how to create three different types of fabric flowers and accessorize to your heart's desire.
Just because it's spring doesn't mean you have to forego wreaths! This tutorial shows you how to crochet leaves, butterflies, daffodils and flower buds to assemble into a spring wreath. Since this is for spring, choose pastel colors for your yarn.
Watch this two part instructional painting video to paint wisteria flowers from life with watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some news print to practice painting the beautiful flowers in your backyard.
Are you looking for some fun party decorations, or a neat gift idea? You can make beautiful glow in the dark flowers, using nothing more than a standard fluorescent highlighter and ultra violet light. After you watch this video, you will be able to amaze your friends by making flowers glow in the dark!
In order to face paint flowers and butterflies, you will need the following: metallic white, pin, a sponge, a paintbrush, green paint, glitter, yellow paint, purple paint, and blue paint.
Are your magazines piled so high they're spilling over your desktop? Throwing so much paper away is a waste, so recycle your old magazines instead by making the origami flowers presented in this video.
This video will help you to make a Christmas centerpiece with flowers and evergreens. The materials required are a plastic centerpiece tray, floral foam, two candles, two candle cups and wired wooden pegs. Flowers like red carnations, white cushion chrysanthemums, red and white pixie carnations and roses can be used for this arrangement. Evergreens used are cedar, pine, princess pine, and variegated holly. The foam is placed in water in the tray. The candle cups with the candles are placed in...
Swirloflight teaches you how to draw a vase with flowers using a colored pencil. Start with a regular black pencil to sketch the flowers and base. You want to start off with basic shape and draw only what you need. You will now go to the next part, using the colored pencils. Don't go into great detail and don't be afraid of going outside of the lines while coloring in. The colored pencils are good for creating rich areas of color. After you're done with the vase and flowers, create a blended ...
He says that he is soling to make some foliage, flowers and leaves draping out of the vase so that it gives you a feeling that you are in Greece when seen from the balconies of houses in the hillside or something. He first puts some lemon leaves to cover sides of the vase making them drape out, them he puts some comatose leaves on the sides along with the lemon leaves and asks you to make them hang outside from the sides of the vase so that it gives a real delicate look. He says that all thes...
Sure, you can go online and send the first flowers you see, but a little thought and planning will go a long way toward impressing her. Sure, you can go online and send the first flowers you see, but a little thought and planning will go a long way toward impressing her. You will need a friend or relative of the recipient. Send her favorite. If she’s ever mentioned a favorite flower, buy that. You’ll get bonus points for listening to her. If you have no clue, ask a friend or relative of hers ...
This greeting card is great because it can serve a variety of purposes. It depicts a huge, beautiful flower bouquet and can be sent to friends just because or with a "Get Better" greeting posted up front.
In this episode of Ask Nancy, you will learn how to safely decorate your cake with real flowers. Make sure you know which buds are poisonous before you add them to your dessert so that you don't make anyone at your party sick.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to pipe buttercream pansy-like flowers. With the proper tools and technique, the decoration process is as easy as it is fun. It's so easy, in fact, that this free video cupcake decorating lesson can present a full overview of this decoration method in just over three minutes' time! For more information, including detailed instructions, take a look!
Feel and see just what duct tape is capable of! You can practically do anything with duct tape! This folding video tutorial will show you how to make duct tape flowers. To make this duct tape flower, you'll need some duct tape, scissors, and some folding capabilities. This is just like making an origami flower, but with duct tape!
In this video we learn how to apply Nina Flowers inspired drag makeup. Start out by using black eyeliner to draw on the mask around the eyes. Fill this in with black face paint and then create lines above it for the rest of the mask. After this, apply white makeup over the top of the black and underneath the eyebrows. Apply bronzer on the cheeks and underneath the chin. Add in green glitter to the mask and then false eyelashes and mascara. Apply black eyeliner on the lips and then fill in wit...
In this video, we learn how to make lollipop flowers out of fabric. First, start out with dye that has four circles in different sizes. You will also need the Big Shot to cut out the circles and wool cut out to fit on the cutting board. Put the board through the machine and your circles will be cut out. After this, start with the largest circle and start to add the other circles on top with a hot glue gun. Now, add a button to the middle of the top smallest circle using a hot glue gun. Add a ...
This video tutorial is in the Arts & Crafts category which will show you how to make crumpled flowers for scrapbooking. Cut out three circles of 2", 1 1/2" and 1" diameter out of a sheet of paper. Then wet the pieces of paper lightly with water or colored ink and crumple them one by one as shown in the video. Then place the three pieces together and pin them up with a split pin. Now crumple the edges of the paper further to give them the look of a flower. Allow it to dry and your flower is re...
In this video, we learn how to assemble a flower-fold die-cut with a glue gun. First, cut out different fabrics in the flower shape. Put them all into different piles according to their sizes. After this, put hot glue into the middle of the fabric and fold the flowers in half. When finished, put the pieces together with hot glue going in a circle. Continue to do this with all the different sizes. When you are done, all the colors of fabrics should show, then place a button in the middle with ...
Have a flowery personality? Apply a pretty floral nail look to match. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this clip can present a complete overview of the process in just under eight and a half minutes' time. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started recreating this look yourself, watch this video guide.
Supplies needed1. flower cut outs (you can buy them from A Piece of Craft)2. Water colors3. paint brushes4. clean water5. heat gun5. Water color pallet
Origami creations make great gifts. Learn how to fold origami flowers, figures and shapes in this free crafts lesson from an origami expert.
Sugar gum paste can be molded into a number of shapes. Learn about using gum paste dough to make flowers in this free crafting video.
Making beaded bouquets of flowers requires tedious work and hundreds of beads. Make a detailed work of beaded art in this free beading video series.
One of the easiest flowers to make are twisted fabric flowers. These flowers can be made cheaply by using scrap fabric you already have around your home, and are sure to impress anyone you give them to. The flowers can be used as accessories or decorations, or even as embellishments on greeting cards and in scrapbooks. So, gather up some of that colorful unused fabric and start twisting!
Fabric flowers make the perfect accent to any card or project. In this video, learn how to make pretty fabric flowers for your crafts. These flowers are fast and easy to make and can be made out of scrap fabric you have hanging around the house. These flowers are an inexpensive alternative to buying fancy and pricey cards at the store. Plus, everyone likes a personal touch.