DIY Flower Pom Poms Tutorial from mrprintables here. No special pom pom maker - just cardboard and yarn. The trick is in how the cardboard is wrapped with different colors in different orders. For more pom pom projects go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/pompoms
DIY Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy Crochet Balloon Free Pattern from Ellen Tein here. I used Chrome to translate Finnish to English.
starsinthesamesky said: Why on earth would you crochet a balloon?
rainbowsandunicornscrafts: for physical therapy or OT (occupational therapy) for children or adults. Because balloons travel slower in the air and are softer than balls, they are easier to catch. Netting makes them more tactile and easier to catch also.
DIY Cross Stitch Inspired Perler Beads Tutorial from Craft and Creativity here. I can see using these floral patterns for pendants, etc… Use a cross stitch generator to make your own cross stitch designs that I posted here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/post/20122380140/diy-free-cross-stitch-generator-for-your-photos
For more unique Perler Beads projects go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/perler-beads
This blog is for my crafting alter ego. I did lots of crafts with my very artistic mother growing up and continue doing them with kids now. I love really good kids' crafts that hold their attention and mine.