gettin crafty up in here

my mom=crafty. 
me=not so crafty. 
my roommate=crafty!! [whew, i'm still exposed to a crafty bone.]
so what did we do tonight? upon shalie's wonderful idea, found from a DIY on another young lady's blog, we got crafty. find this craft on shalie's pin board or over at the cheese theif.

 the finished products:


so, basically what we did was take nail polish (the thicker the better!) and dripped it into a glass about half full of water. we learned that you need to move quickly because the polish actually dries very quickly on top of the water! to make more of a design in the dripped nail polish we drug a tooth pick through it. next we dipped the glass ornaments into the top of the glass and the nail polish just stuck right to it! super cool :) the cheese thief also has videos posted on her tutorial and some other awesome ideas, so make sure you check her out!

until next time...
-e-

6 comments

  1. Your ornaments turned out wonderful! I love the silver and maroon ones.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and linking back to me.

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  2. They came out great! This is so cool!

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  3. These are so cute!!! I need to try this!

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  4. wow what a great DIY! seriously you two are so crafty. i love the use of nailpolish to decorate. i think i need to have a group of girlfriends over to try this for sure

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  5. Awesome DIY! They turned out so well!

    Sam
    http://petitefemmejolie.blogspot.com

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  6. these are really really cool! i had never seen this before..which is surprising since i live and breathe pinterest haha :) i just got a christmas tree for my apartment and am in need of some cute ornaments - so thank you for the inspiration :)

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