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By Carmina Pereira Materials Needed: -Apothecary jar -Artificial Snow -Trees, village pieces, figurines -Battery operated mini lights Instructions: Clean the apothecary jar with a glass cleaner both inside and outside. Add artificial snow to about 1/3 of the height of the jar. Squeeze the lights into the jar. Add more snow to cover the lights

By: Carmina Pereira Supplies Needed: -Different sized vases -Favourite colour PermEnamel -PermEnamel Surface Conditioner -Paper towels -Paint brush -Mixing bowl Directions: - Clean the vases with hot soapy water. - When they are completely dry, pour some surface conditioner in and cover the inside of the vase. Pour out the excess and let the vase dry. -

By Carmina Pereira Ingredients -Styrofoam Pumpkin -Flat Thumb Tacks -Glitter Glue (silver or gold) -Q- tips or any brand of cotton swab Instructions Press the thumb tacks into your pumpkin. You can do any design that you would like. Using a cotton swab or Q-tip, lightly paint the glitter glue over the top

By Carmina Pereira You’ll Need -2.5 ounces extra virgin coconut oil -favourite essential oil -wax melt tray Instructions -Add the coconut oil to a double boiler and heat until melted. -Mix 1/2 teaspoon of your favorite essential oil. -Pour into your wax melt mold. -Place the mold in the freezer until it’s solid and

By Carmina Pereira Supplies: -2 teaspoons Borax -1 1/2 cups water -1 bottle of Elmer’s glue -8 drops red food coloring -Glitter Directions: -In a small mixing bowl, pour in 1 cup of water and 2 teaspoons of borax powder. Stir the ingredients together until they’re well blended, then set your bowl aside. -Pour the entire

By Carmina Pereira You’ll need: -Clay -Small Cookie Cutters -Stamps -Beading twine -Small Straw -Rolling Pin -Cookie Sheet -Parchment paper Instructions 1. Using a rolling pin, roll out the clay until it’s around ¼″ thick. 2. Cut shapes using the cookie cutters, just like you would when making cookies. 3. Stamp a pattern onto the pendant, then use

By Carmina Pereira You’ll Need: 1 cup raw cocoa butter 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/2 teaspoon almond oil Lavender essential oil Wilton silicone heart mold Directions Combine the raw cocoa butter, coconut oil and almond oil in a small pot and heat on medium low until everything is melted. Be careful not to bring

By Carmina Pereira You will need: Wire basket (rustic looking) Natural speckled coloured foam Easter eggs (approx. 24) Bunch of fresh Baby’s Breath Cylinder Vase (same height as wire basket) How to assemble: Add glass vase in the center of your wire basket. Next, fill the basket around the vase with the eggs. After

By Carmina Pereira Supplies: -8 ounces of white glue -1 teaspoon Borax powder -green food colouring -½ cup warm water -gold plastic coins Directions: -In a large mixing bowl, slowly mix the Borax, glue and warm water until a soft goo forms. You may need to knead the mixture for a bit until

By Carmina Pereira Items Needed: -White paper -Scrapbook paper (Valentine’s theme) -Glue dots (or hot glue) -Scissors -Drinking glass (about 3/4 inches wide) Directions: 1. Turn your scrapbook paper over and on the non-pretty side trace around the drinking glass to make a complete circle on the paper. 2. Write fortunes onto strips of