DIY| Baby Shower Decor

Hi Passionista

Today is all about baby shower DIY projects from my last event. If you did not see Wednesday’s post STOP NOW and go read it, then come back here.

Baby Shower Onesie Centerpiece/ Table Decor

When putting together a decor table, it all about the details. I wanted to keep everything simple and cute but I wanted to give the table some variety. So I designed this cute little decor piece. It was so easy to make.

What you need:

Poster Board, Pen(cil), and Scissors

Hot Glue Gun and Craft Stick

Glass vases, Decor flowers, and fillers

Step 1: Trace or Draw (2) Onsies on poster board and cut them out

Step 2: Using hot glue gun, glue craft stick to the back of one of the once cut out and then glue the other onesies to the back side to cover up the stick

Step 3: Fill you vases with your fillers go choice and stick the Onsies stick in the center. Decorate the rim with flower (optional).

Mommy 2 Be Pin

I didn’t have time to order a cute mommy to be pin so I decided to make one. This was my first time making it and it came out so cute. I think I might start making more of them.

What you need:

Button with straight pin ( or any base will work)

Hot Glue Gun

5-6 different ribbons (you can get creative with the colors and patterns)

To start I used my Cricut to cut out Mommy 2 Be letter for the button and used scrapbook paper inside the clear craft button. Once I secured the back on the button, I cut and folded strips of ribbon to glue to the back of the button. I alternated the ribbons all the ways around and went back to fill in gaps in the end to make it full.

The ribbon used for this project all purchased from Hobby Lobby on sale for buy one get on 50%, priced between $1.99- $2.99 each.

DIY Cupcake Stand

Everything from Dollar Tree (minus the E6000 glue). I have found that E6000 glue works best on glass and ceramics. You can use super glue or a hot glue gun but in my experience they don’t hold well.

What you need(to make 1 stand):

E6000 glue

Dinner charger and Dinner Plate

2 Candle stick holders

Step1: Glue the bottom of one candle stick to the cent of the dinner charger, using E6000.

Step 2: Glue the dinner plate to the top of the candle stick and apply pleasure for 30 seconds.

Step 3: Glue the top of the (2nd) candle holder to the middle of the dinner plate (you want to flip this candle stick upside down for detail purposes- optional)

Step 4: glue the dessert plate to the bottom of the candle stick and apply pleasure for 30 secs.

Be sure to let these sit for at least 24 hours to completely dry before using.

THE FINISHED PRODUCTS

ALL PUT TOGETHER FOR THE GRAND EVENT

The pillows I put together last minute, but I will be doing a DIY throw pillow blog post soon…STAY TUNED!

If you try any of these DIYs be sure to tag me in your post or share pictures in the comment box. I’d love to see what you put together.

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Tutu & Pearls Themed Baby Shower

Happy Hump Day!!!!

So, this weekend I had the pleasure of putting together a “Tutus & Pearls” theme baby shower for a client. I love doing baby showers because there are so many creative things you can put together to make the most special and memorable occasion no matter how small or large the event.

This was my 1st booked event for the year and I’m extremely happy with the end results and so was my client. It was small but filled with so much love. I was able to put together some cool DIY decor for the candle table, gift table and pin for the mommy to be. I was nervous about the final look of the decor being gold and yellow (but my clients get what they want), it turns out better than expected. I’m glad I could make my clients vision come to life. I will share all DIY (How to’s) in Friday’s blog… Stay tuned! For now, here are pictures from the event.

And, just to let you know Dollar Tree, Amazon, and Etsy are my best resources for any event that I put together.

Mini Candle bar with gold back drop and tutu table skirt from Amazon

I love keepsakes and craft projects, So I put together a scrapbooking station on the entry table. Instead of a guest book, guest were asked to make a scrapbook page for Mommy and Baby.

I made the mommy 2 be pin and managed to craft up some cute pillows for the mommy to be chair. This was something she got to keep for the babies room.

Onesie cake and cupcakes by Christal’s Cakes n’ Bakes

(IG: @christalscakenbakes)

I’m thinking about putting together an event page on this website to show photos from all my events, what y’all think?

BLOGMAS Day 25| …More Personalized Gifts & Decor

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!! 

I can’t believe is Christmas Day. It feels so good to see another Christmas, celebrate Jesus birthday and being around the people I love the most. All month I have been taking orders and helping others prepare that special gift for their loved ones or making decor to bring holiday cheer. It makes me feel good to see a smile on other peoples faces. 

Just wanted to share more of my creatives from this month. For more pictures be sure to follow me on Instagram, Twitter and my Facebook Like Page. 

DIY Project | Hexagon Shape Shelf

Hello Passionistas!

I’m excited to share with you, my first DIY project video.

How to make Hexagon Shaped Shelves out of popsicle sticks?

This project was super simple to make and cost less than $20.00

I hung the shelves on the wall near the entry way of my apartment. This is also where I have my storage ottoman to store my shoes and handbags. I thought the wall decor gave this area a little more character.

Be sure to drop some feedback in the comments section below and let me know what you think. If you’d like to see more videos like this one – give this post a like!

Xoxo

Pinterest DIY Project

Hello Passionista!

I love Pinterest. I literally have a board for just about anything. When I’m planning an event, going on a trip, or looking for a new hobby, Pinterest is my go to place for inspiration and ideas.

Every holiday, my family gets together for dinner and fun together. Lately, I have been head of decorating committee. For Easter Sunday, I made a mason jar centerpiece inspired by a picture I liked on Pinterest.

Here’s the Pinterest picture:

Here’s my centerpiece:

It was simple and quick to make. All the supplies came from the Dollar Tree. I was able to fill 8 mason jars for centerpieces in less than 20 minutes.

How did I do?


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DIY Project: Candy Jar

Hello Passionistas!!!

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I want to bring more DIY and creative blogs to Passion Locked. I mean arts and crafts are truly a passion of mine. So today I will be showing you how to make these cute little candy jars from clay pots and fish bowls.

This is a great DIY projects for your home, office, and gifts. Valentine’s Day is around the corner and I think this candy jar will be great to decorate your home or office with, or give as a gift. I will be making three of these Candy Jars, all different colors.

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Here’s what I am using:

  • 4.25 in Clay Pot and Saucer from Home Depot (0.78 each, pot and saucer sold separately)
  • Mini Fish Bowl from The Dollar Tree
  • Wooden Ball from Hobby Lobby ($2.99/ 4pk)
  • Acrylic Paint and Sponge brushes, for this project I am using 3 colors: CraftSmart Red, Anita’s Royal Fuchsia, and Folk Art 676E Inca Gold
  • For decorative supplies I am using Gold Adhesive Diamond Wrap and Red Diamond Wrap from The Dollar Tree
  • Loctite Super Glue
  • Parchment Paper

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To start, paint the clay pot and saucer and wooden ball. I painted one coat, let it dry then painted a second coat.

Side Note: I used the parchment Paper to protect my table top from the paint.

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Then, using Loctite super glue- glue the wooden ball to the top (center) of the saucer. As well as gluing the fish bowl to the (bottom) clay pot.

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Now, it’s time to decorate. I am using the adhesive diamond wrap around the bottom of the gold candy jar and the red diamond wrap around the bottom of the red candy jar. You can personalize the candy jar with other decorative stickers or letters. I plan on actually personalizing these candy jars for special people- so I’m not going to post the finished product in this blog. But closer to Valentine’s Day I will post the finished look on my IG (@passionlocked) account.

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Lastly, Fill the candy jar with you favorite sweet treats.

I hope you liked this blog. If you decide to make one of these candy jars yourself, share pictures with me. If you would like one of these candy jars but do not want to make it, DM me on Instagram.  Please share your thoughts in the comments section- let me know if want to see more of these DIYer projects. Feel free to leave suggestions of DIY project I should be try and blog about.


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Christmas Party Decor

Happppppyyyyyy Saturday Night!!!!

Tonight, my family and I had a cute little snack and game night.

We played a series of minute to win it games and ate good food. The kids made ginger bread houses.

But I wanted to share the cute little dollar tree decorations I created…

I made these cute little DIY snow globes, everything purchased from the dollar tree.

I found these cute candle stick holders at dollar tree and loved them so much that I bought all that were on the shelf. They came in white but I spray painted a few of them silver for my the base to my snow globe.

Using double sided tape I taped the bottoms of a toy Christmas tree to the candle stick holder. I used a steamless wine glass as the globe- putting just a little bit of white confetti as snow.

So cute quick and easy …

You can also use a wine glass with a steam as a globe with a candle on top.

To complete my table decor, I used Garland and toy gift boxes, mason jars and candles, and candy canes.

Super easy and super cute!!!

Blogmas Day 6: Handmade Gift/ Decor

Homemade gifts are the BEST!!!

I love making them, giving them and receiving them. Today I want to share my latest cricut project with you.

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These special made steam-less wine glasses are super cute and personalized. They will make the perfect gift or special touch to your holiday decor for dinner with your family and/or friends.

To make these glasses, I used my Cricut Explore Air 2 machine and vinyl purchased from Michael’s Craft store.

 

Stay tuned all month for more Handmade Gift and Decor ideas.

I’d love to see your handmade goodies, share in the comment section below.

DIY Project: Repurposing Candle Jars

Happy Hump Day Passsionistas!

I am back with another DIY project for you.

I LOVE Bath and Body Works/ White Barn candles. I mean I have one burning in every room of my house. I buy them all year around but I mostly stock up during the $8 holiday sale. As much as I enjoy burning these candles, I hate throwing them away.So I don’t. I collect burnt out candle jars, until I find a DIY project to use them for.

Here are the 11 candle jars I’ve saved this year. Today I am going to try my best to show you how to clean and reuse them.

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For this project you will need: a butter knife, hot water, a small plastic bag, and cleansing supplies.

In this photo you see the inside of each candle jar. This is the starting point.

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First step: Using the butter knife, break up the leftover wax inside the candle jar. I find this process to be fairly easy. The soft wax break up into chucks then pick them out. Be sure to place them in a plastic bag for disposal.

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DO NOT flush them or put them down you drain.

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Second Step: Fill the jars with hot water. The hot water melt the glue holding together the wick to the bottom of the jar. The hot water will also allow you to easily pull off the front label of the candle jar.

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Third Step: Use your cleaning supplies to scrub/ wipe off any debre left on the candle jar. So you may have to scrub really hard, others will wipe clean easily. If you are having trouble, I have found that soaking the jars in hot water and clorox  for at least a hour.

Fourth Step: Towel Dry !!!


These jars are going to be used as vases for centerpieces for a wedding I am planning. Check out my Kreative Passions Page to see the Glam Holders I’ve made previously….

If you like this DIY blog, please like and share. Be sure to comment below any DIY projects/ ideas you’d like to see me feature.

Until next time …

XOXOXO

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