Rabbit Hand Puppet

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I’m so happy! I’ve just made this project for a NonProfit Organization Workshop.

I did my best to make it very simple and easy to do. After all, I had to consider the kids who will finish it.

So, as you can see, it was made by toilet paper roll.

For this project you’ll need:

  • Toilet paper roll
  • Colored pencils or pen
  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue
  • Bow Tie from fabric scraps
  • Cotton pellet

Tips: 1. Before you draw the rabbit face, open the toilet paper roll cutting it on the centre (as you can see below); 2. Draw the face and ears with a pencil; 3. Color it as you wish; 4. Cut as shown; 5. Attach the back again using the hot glue; 6. If you want, glue a cotton pellet to make the tail and a Bow Tie for embellishing.



Glove Monster

glove monster

Do you know what to do with those gloves when they don’t fit anymore?

I saw this great idea posted on the blog Craftaholics Anonymous, where you’ll find the step by step project.

For this monster you’ll need:

  • Gloves
  • Wool batting
  • Sewing Machine (Note that I made my monster without sew it up. The secret? I used hot glue! You can also use it to stitch the details together. It’s up to you!)
  • Needle/ Thread
  • Buttons, felt and everything you want for embellishing.

Sock Cozy


Socks are really incredible!

You can do so many craft things with them.

I was looking for some tutorials and found it on the blog Nest of Posies.

This is a simple idea about how to make a “tea cozy” (actually, not only tea, but also a coffee or hot chocolate and, you got it, whatever you want) with a sock.

I made mine with a small sock. So, you can see that I kept the bottom of the sock attached.

Now, it’s up to you.

Grab your socks and go get it!

Fabric Owl


I’m so happy to share this project!

It’s so quick to do and so versatile that you can make as many as you want and, the best part is, the way you prefer it.

I’ve made some owls to use as a door stopper. For these, I used Polyester batting and sand (I bought the sand in Brazil as “sand for craft”, but you can use any dried pulses, rice and even fine gravel).

I also made others using dried flowers and, again, Polyester batting. Note that I didn’t put wings on them.

With the pattern and the instructions that you can easily download from the Pickled Tink blogspot you’ll be able to create this wonderful owls.

Quick note: Instead of fabric, you can do this project using felt. I love to work with felt, it’s thicker than fabric and easier for the small hands.


Toilet Paper Roll Cat & Owl

Halloween Canada

I made these for the Halloween but you can make at anytime.

It’s just a simple idea to turn an ordinary toilet paper roll into awesome stuff.

You can find an easy tutorial on TheCentsibleLife.

I used felt to make owl wings, eyes and small details and I didn’t cut the top of the paper roll, just fold it. I painted the paper roll with gouache paint, as well.

For this project you’ll need:

  • toilet paper rolls
  • scrap paper or gouache paint
  • glitter card stock (or plain card stock brushed with glue and dipped in glitter or felt)
  • foam – white and black (it’ll be for the eyes. You can use felt)
  • Mod Podge (regular craft glue will work fine if you don’t plan on sealing your project)
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Hot Glue

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