Dragon Puppets

Dragon Puppets

One of the great things about being a creative arts nonproft with a retail store is that you all come in with the coolest creations. Recently, a customer stopped by with two adorable dragon puppets, and we couldn’t not share with the rest of you.

Portland Creative Reuse DIY project- Dragon Puppets-

These dragons are made with:
socks
fun foam (some of it painted)
yarn
velcro
cell phone holders (We had a bin in the store for months.)
Googly eyes.

Each dragon has detachable wings so that you can mix and match.

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Wrapped Trim DIY Flowers

Wrapped Trim DIY Flowers

Here at SCRAP, we get a lot of trim. It comes in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes we get whole giant rolls of it. Imagine all the possibilities. As a huge fan of the fabric flower, I love simple wrapped trim flowers. I love that one technique can be used with various trims to create very different flowers.

Ingredients:
Trim
Hot glue gun/hot glue
Stem (I’m using brown floral wire)

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Magnet Lion Heads Tutorial

Magnet Lion Heads Tutorial

Magnets are a SCRAP treasure. This versatile craft supply can be used for either functionality or fun. And who doesn’t need a little more cheer on their refrigerator? This craft tutorial would be a delightful gift or a baby shower favor, and it’s a great excuse to dig around in the SCRAP fabric sample bin looking for coordinating fabrics.

Please note: These magnets fall more on the fun than functionality side of the scale. 

Ingredients:
Flat magnets (I’m using round magnets)
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No Sew Garland Kit Tutorial

No Sew Garland Kit Tutorial

Garlands are fantastic and festive year round, but they really shine in the summer. Whether you’re planning a Portland BBQ, an indie wedding or a child’s birthday celebration, garlands are a great decoration to add to any summer party. And SCRAP no sew Garland Kits make it even easier to craft your own. Grab one of these $4 kits and just wait for the compliments to pour in.

Garland Kits come in a variety of colors and will include fabric scraps, binding, and ribbon bits.

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