Minieco tutorials

Skull bunting // Cobweb wrap

II really loved those skull cards so made some matching skull bunting which is now hanging up in our kitchen.

Skull bunting // Cobweb wrap

There is some cobweb wrap too….

Skull bunting // Cobweb wrap

Hope your Halloween plans are coming along nicely! If you have any good costume ideas do let me know.

Skull bunting // Cobweb wrap

Kate x

PRINTABLE FILES
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Skull bunting
Cobweb wrap


 

DIY Halloween Invitations

I love Halloween. It’s one of my favorite times of year for making stuff! I imagine a lot of people will be planning their parties at the moment so I thought it would be a good idea to design an easy DIY Halloween invitation.

DIY Halloween Invitations // Minieco

I’ve made two versions of this skull card – a simple papercut version and an ordinary printed version (if you are short of time). As usual I’ve kept the style very minimal.

DIY Halloween Invitations // Minieco

If you want to make some then check out the templates at the foot of the post.

DIY Halloween Invitations // Minieco

What are you making this Halloween? I would love to know so please leave a comment with a link to the project!

DIY Halloween Invitations // Minieco

DIY Halloween Invitations // Minieco

DIY Halloween Invitations // Minieco

MAKE TIME:
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10 Minutes

YOU WILL NEED:
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+ Good quality A4 paper
+ Craft knife
+ Scissors
+ Ruler

HOW TO
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1. Make your envelope.

2. Print out the invite (pdf’s at bottom of post). Set your printing preferences to ‘photo’ and ‘grayscale’. Cut around the outside of your invite.

3. Using a craft knife and ruler cut away the holes (unless you are making the standard printed version)

4. Make some confetti to pop in your envelope.

PRINTABLE FILES
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Invitation – papercut version
Invitation – standard version
Envelope

DIY Halloween Invitations // Minieco


 

Leaves

I‘ve been having a clear out and came across some leaves that I pressed last year.

Silver leaves // Christmas decorations

I sprayed them with silver paint and they look ace. You could use them for all sorts of things – such as an autumnal garland or gift topper. I’m going to use mine as Christmas tree decorations (what do you think?).

Silver leaves // Christmas decorations

Silver  leaves // Christmas decorations

The best thing is that they are cheap and quick to make.

I pressed my leaves in a heavy book. I put a single layer of leaves in between two tissues and then popped them in between the pages. Make sure you use an old book just in case any moisture seeps out.

Silver leaves // Christmas decorations

Silver Leaves // Christmas decorations

Finally I took them outside to spray them – my spraypaint is a bit smelly. Make sure you put plenty of newspaper down – unless you want silver grass of course!


 

printable paper // marbled edition

I was looking for some printable marbled paper last week to make some envelopes out of – I couldn’t find any anywhere so I made some instead. You might be able to use it for a project or two? If so you will find the links to the pdf’s at the bottom of the post.

printable paper // marbled edition

printable paper // marbled edition

printable paper // marbled edition

printable paper // marbled edition

PDF’s
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Make sure you set your printing preferences to ‘photo’ or ‘best photo’.

Blue [pdf]
Pink [pdf]
Purple [pdf]
Green [pdf]


 

back to school // wrap & gift tags

Here is some printable ‘back to school’ wrap and gift-tags – perfect for wrapping small treats. (We are really enjoying the summer holidays – although they seem to be racing away! I hope you are having fun too).

back to school // printable wrap & gift tags

back to school // printable wrap & gift tags

back to school // printable wrap & gift tags

back to school // printable wrap & gift tags

back to school // printable wrap & gift tags

back to school // printable wrap & gift tags

PDF’s
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Make sure you set your printing preferences to ‘photo’ or ‘best photo’.

Pencil wrap // Yellow [pdf]
Pencil wrap // Multi [pdf]
Pencil wrap // Tags [pdf]


 

Printable fruit garland

I love this garland – it’s super cheerful and perfect for a summer party. You will find full instructions at the foot of the post if you fancy having a go.

Printable fruit garland // freebie by minieco

If you live in the UK and have just broken up for summer then have a very happy holiday. My kids finish today and have six whole weeks off ^_^

Printable fruit garland // freebie by minieco

Printable fruit garland // freebie by minieco

Printable fruit garland // freebie by minieco

Printable fruit garland // freebie by minieco

YOU WILL NEED:
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+ White printer card
+ String/thread
+ Sticky tape

HOW TO
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1. Print out the templates (see below). Set your printing preferences to ‘photo’ or ‘best photo’.
2. Carefully cut around the fruit shapes.
3. Attach fruit to a length of string. You can thread them, stick them or peg them (with those tiny craft pegs).
4. Hang up garland!

TEMPLATES
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Fruit garland: Strawberry // Melon [pdf]

Fruit garland: Kiwi // Lemon [pdf]

Fruit garland: Orange // Apple [pdf]

Fruit garland: Pineapple [pdf]


 

Printable watermelon wrap

I‘ve lost count of the number of times I’ve bought presents but forgotten to buy the wrap. If you find yourself in a similar situation then here’s some printable watermelon wrap (perfect for small presents).

Printable watermelon wrap // freebie by minieco

Printable watermelon wrap // freebie by minieco

YOU WILL NEED:
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+ White printer paper

HOW TO
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1. Print out the template [pdf]. Set your printing preferences to ‘text and image’ or ‘photo’.
2. Wrap your present!

Click here to see more printable wrap!

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