Book page paper cone wreath for library themed baby shower

This DIY paper cone wreath is easy to make with affordable supplies and only about 2-3 hours of crafting. It’s the perfect storm of projects! This wreath was for a children’s party, so we used some old picture books which were falling apart and missing pages. Don’t worry, no readable books were injured in the making of this project! If you don’t have old mangled books bursting from every corner of your home, secondhand stores often have a collection of books for sale. Libraries also hold sales of old, outdated or damaged books for cheap. (Plus, you can always pick up a new book toRead More →

Of course you’ve asked yourself before, “How do I coffee dye all these white feathers?” Naturally. Wait, you didn’t? Oh. We did, when we had several packets of perfectly white feathers which suddenly needed to be a pleasant cream color. We also had coffee. Go figure. This is more effective than I expected, and as you’ll see in a minute, very simple. Let’s dive in!   Start with white feathers and brewed coffee. We brewed ours at double strength for extra dye power, and poured the super-strong coffee into a wide baking dish to give us plenty of room. Make sure to let the coffee cool beforeRead More →