Saturday, September 29, 2018

boo wreath

                                Boo Wreath

Orange deco Mesh 21”x 10 yd   30195378
Kit- Ghost wall D├ęcor 22” 30194192
Pick- Ghost berry 13.5” 30195615
Pick- Ghost Berry 11” X 3 pieces    30193670
Pick- Glitter curly purple/black    30164199
Bush- Black      with purple glitter    
Pick- Grape leaf berry mix    30195616
Wire working wreath 15”
Purple tulle

Take the Orange Deco Mesh and Twist together and wire together on to the wreath. Repeat until the wreath is full.
Put the ghost in the middle of the wreath and tie into place.
Make 5 pieces of 4 loop bow with the purple tulle. Then glue in the flowers and the ghost in them.
Glue them into the wreath. Arrange them where you like.
Do the same with the rest of the picks
Put the curly cue in near the ghost.

   Hilo Ben Franklin

Saturday, September 22, 2018

                                      Mummy Wreath

14” Straw Wreath
7/8” White satin ribbon
10” White Deco Mesh
Black Paper
40 mm googly eyes
Hot glue gun
Greening pins

Wrap the straw wreath with the satin ribbon, hot glue at the end to hold in place

Pin in the end of the deco mesh of the right of the top of the wreath. Twist, turn to go to the other side and pin. Repeat until the wreath is total covered.


Take a 17” piece of deco mesh, at both ends cut in the middle. Where you cut take the ends & tie in to a knot. Do the same on the other side.
Pin the piece in right under the knot on one side of the wreath. Pull to the other side and pin in.
Take your black paper. Draw your mouth and oval shaped eyes and cut them out 
Hot glue the top & bottom of the mouth to the deco mesh (put the deco mesh on the top of the paper) leaving the middle exposed.
Hot glue the google eyes onto the oval pieces and then to the deco mesh (putting the deco mesh on top of the paper) leaving the most of all the eyes exposed.

You can add firefly lights to the mummy!

                    Joy @ Hilo Ben Franklin

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Fall Board

                                   Fall Board

Wood Board
Kyrlon Shimmer Metallic Black Cherry

Kyrlon Shimmer Metallic Candy corn
Kyrlon Shimmer Metallic Green
 Fall Pick
Wood 4-inch letter Fall
Creamcoat Yellow and Georgia Clay

Spray Paint the board.
 I just took each color and sprayed here and there until I got the colored I desired.

Paint the wood Letter with rust color fist and the mix the rust and yellow together. paint the mixture and the bottom of the letter just to add some lightness to it.
Take the pick and glue to the bottom of the board


                            Joy @ Hilo Ben Franklin

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Fall wreath

                             Fall Wreath

14” Straw wreath
1 roll of bling disco red 2” ribbon
2-each   Spray 3 maple leaves asst. colors
2 picks 30196573 Sunflower orange yellow 12 inch
Greening pins
Hot glue gun

Wrap the wreath with the Bling disco ribbon, glue it and the end
Make a bow for the top, Glue it on.
Take your picks and glue one on each side of the bow.
Take some of the ribbon and make a swirl down the wreath on one side.
On the other side make a small bow and add some leaves here and there.

                Have a happy beginning of fall

                           Hilo Ben Franklin

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Daisy Snow Globe

                                  Daisy Snow Globe

 Glass Jar

Hot glue gun
Glitter Yellow stars
Clear Silicone Waterproof Sealant
Rhinestone ribbon

Add ¾ of water into the jar and the rest Glycerin, then Shake together
Slowly add the fine glitter to the mixture. Do not add to much.  Also add the Yellow stars too. Put the lid on and shake together.
Make sure to dry the lid good.

Take the bling rhinestone ribbon and glue it to the outside of the rim of the lid.
In the middle of the inside of the lid, start to build a mountain of glue to put you flower on.  Build it slowly. put a little at a time, let it dry and add more. When you have it to a since height add more them put the flower on it. Then let it dry.

Take a popsicle stick an put some silicone on it. put it on the inside, on the sides you will screw the lid on.

Screw on the lid and let it sit and bond.
Turn over and you are done.

       Joy and Friend @ Hilo Ben Franklin

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Shell Fountain

                Shell Fountain

Oval Wood Disc.
Crushed shells
5 different sizes of shells

Green moss
Blue Glitter
Small Flower
Hot Glue Gun
Glue Sticks
E600       Masking Tape

State by gluing the largest shell to the next smaller size. Use E6000 and hot glue to glue them to together. Repeat with all the other 4 shells.

Glue the bottom of the largest shell onto the wood disc.
In the front of the shell, glue on the crushed shells to form a walk way.
Start to glue the moss around the wood disc. Where the crushed shell is not.
Take the lavender fern and glue it the side of the shell to look like a tree.
Glue one of the flowers to the front of the first shell
Put a small piece of masking tape on the bottom of the inside of the top shell and pull it down to the next shell, repeat all the way down.
Get the glitter ready by opening it, start putting hot glue in the top shell and sprinkle the glitter into it while you are pouring the glue in. repeat all the way down all the shells. Fill in the shell as you go.

                                               Joy @ Hilo Ben Franklin