crafts

bunhead bobby pins

bunhead bobby pins | movita beaucoup - a simple tutorial for embellished bobby pins

Bunheads for bunheads! Dancers have long embellished bobby pins with tiny flowers, beads and rhinestones to dress up their buns. But I’m going to suggest we take things to the next level. Let’s shove tiny disembodied heads in our hairdos! Supplies: small wooden beads – about 1/2 inch in diameter bobby pins mini pom poms…

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diy ballet sewing kit

DIY ballet sewing kit | movita beaucoup

Are you a ballet dancer? Do you have a ballet student in your life? Are you looking for a little gift for a dancer that is cheap AND will impress? Maybe you should make a handy sewing kit! Sewing kits are a must for dancers. They are easy to throw together, and most items can be found…

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diy clay gift tags/ornaments

clay gift tags | movita beaucoup

Lemme start by saying I didn’t invent clay, gift tags, or clay gift tags. But I do cherish any opportunity to make other people feel inferior over the holidays. Crafting my own clay gift tags makes me look super committed to the holiday season without putting in a lot of effort. The fact that they can alternate as tree ornaments…

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ballerina peg dolls {cake toppers}

ballerina peg dolls | movita beaucoup

Hosting a ballet themed party? Hoping to wow guests with your wood? These little ballerinas should do the trick. Use to decorate cupcakes or cake, or distribute them as party favours. Even better: put fire on their heads. Materials: peg dolls, drill, pencil & eraser, acrylic craft paint, small paint brushes, fine-tip marker, mini pom-poms, glue, thin ribbon…

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the ballerina bakeshop: flower fairy

the ballerina bakeshop: flower fairy | movita beaucoup

. . . This week I entered a cupcake contest. I did not win. Mostly because my entry didn’t even make it to the voting round. But that’s okay, because the other entries were pretty rad. Still, I thought you might like to see what I’ve been up to lately…

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how to make autumn fairy cupcake toppers

autumn fairy cupcake toppers | movita beaucoup

. . . As far as crafts go, this is about as easy as it gets. But you should know that the tiny ballerina cupcake toppers are just that – tiny. They are only a couple of inches tall from head to toe. So if you don’t like finicky, elf-sized projects, walk away. You will…

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a sheep for shannon

a sheep for shannon | movita beaucoup

. . . Sheep: What’s up, movita? movita: Not much, Sheep. Sheep: What’s that box for? movita: You. Sheep: Whatiddy what? movita: It’s for you. You’re going to get into that box, and then I’m going to send you to live with my friend, Shannon. Sheep: I don’t think so! That box looks pretty small……

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how to make swan lake cupcake toppers

swan lake cupcake toppers | movita beaucoup

. . . As far as crafts go, this is about as easy as it gets. But you should know that the wee ballerina cupcake toppers are just that – wee. So if you don’t like finicky, elf-sized projects, or if you have gargantuan fingers, walk away. You’ve been warned. Black Swan Cupcake Toppers You…

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how to make fabric flags

fabric flags

. . . Do you like little flags and banners? Of course you do. Everybody does. And don’t you think they’d be perfect on top of, say, a birthday cake? Sure you do. You could probably even find other uses for them. And I bet you’re thinking: movita, I can’t make my own fabric flags!…

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meet stephen

needle felted rabbit

‘Tis the season, you know. Stephen likes long walks through forests and meadows, burrowing, and meals of grass and leafy greens. Oh, and give him a herbaceous flowering plant and he’ll be all yours. Soft from head to tail – in a manly way, of course. Happy spring, y’all! .

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