Hey GirlMoguls, it’s Daisy here with another fun craft. This one is so simple you can probably do it all on your own – and it will make some great gifts. We’re going to make our own summer flower sachets.
First you need to pick some flowers or herbs. Lavender is a great plant to use – you can even buy dried lavender at a craft store if you don’t have any growing at home.
Next strip the stems off the blooms and then set your flowers and herbs to dry in the sun. You can place them on newspaper or on a mesh drying rack – just be sure to anchor them down so they don’t fly away in the sun.
Once the flowers have dried, pack them into a small, airy fabric bag and you have homemade potpourri sachets. Mesh bags can often be found online or at craft stores, or you can make your own out of old nylon stocking
Then you can pass out the backs as gift for your friends, stash them in your drawers or closets or even hang in them in your locker at school.
Hey GirlMoguls, it’s crafty Daisy here, with another cool little craft you can make at home. I bet you have a pair or two of old jeans lying around that you’re just not sure what to do with. So why don’t you turn them into a cool purse that’s an expression of your own style.
Step 1: using the waistband of the jeans as the opening, cut the legs off a bit longer than you want the purse to be. If you have to go past the inseam, then just cut across and split the inseam – you can sew the flaps together later.
Step 2: Next turn the jeans inside out, sew across the bottom of the legs to seal off the purse. to seal off the bag. You may have to sew up the inseam as well.
Step 3: Make your straps – cut strips of fabric from the remainder of the jeans to make the straps of the purse and then sew those onto the waistband.
Step 4: To make a closing for the top, you could add a zipper, some velcro, or a button.
Step 5: Go glitzy – now it’s time to decorate your bag – add press on fabric jewels, patches and other fun stuff to make your bag truly cool.