How to make a Phone and Cards Pouch for Your Dad on Fathers Day

Learn how to make a great leather / vinyl wallet for your dad’s gift for Father’s Day. This wallet makes a perfect gift for Father’s Day: it is great to hold his phone and business cards. This step by step tutorial is by by Laura from Dacian Moon Handmade

phone cards cover

How to make a Phone and Cards Pouch for Your Dad on Fathers Day


– leather or vinyl
– needle and thread
– scissors
– pen
– phone to be sure it fits


Step 1.

Measure and cut the piece of skin to be 1 cm wider than the phone and 3 times longer.  Should be so long because we must cover one end of the phone, like this…



… make another fold on the other end for the cards, like this…



… and the two parts must fit one over the other, like this.



Step 2.

To easily remove the phone will cut a little the cover. First draw the desired shape…



… then we cut it out.



It will look like this.



Step 3.

Starting at the fold…



sew the two sides, like this…



… and the phone fits perfectly.



Step 4.

We will use a piece of leather to make the bottom of the phone holder. Place it under the phone, like this…



… and sew the bottom, to fix it in place.



Also continue to sew the edges.



Now the phone holder is ready.



Step 5.

Measure the available part to make the card holder…



… and sew the edges.



The card holder is also ready 🙂


Close it and it will look like this : cute and practical.


I hope that your wallet / case turned out well and that your dad likes it!

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How to Make a Clover with Felt for Saint Patricks Day for Kids

Here are some cute instructions for making felt four leaf clovers Saint Patrick’s Day. Laura from  Dacian Moon Handmade will show you today, how to make a clover out of felt…perfect for Saint Patty’s Day. You can use it to make decorations, or to tie it to a headband or… actually you can make a lot of beautiful things with it.

How to Make a Clover with Felt for Saint Patricks Day for Kids

How to Make a Clover with Felt for Saint Patricks Day for Kids


– a piece of green felt
– scissors
– needle and thread


Step 1.

Cut the felt in 4 equal pieces.


Make a “v” on the middle of top edge of one…


… then round the corners beside it.


Do the same for all 4 pieces.


Step 2.

Start sewing them like in the picture.


Add the other pieces.


Bring the two ends together…


… pull and make a knot. Like this. Make another knot just to be sure.


Open the “flower” and the clover is ready 😀


And there you have it, a realistic looking felt clover (or shamrock) to wear on St. Patrick’s Day. I hope that you had fun!

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How to Make a Bow Tie for New Year Eve Party

Are you allowed to stay up until midnight on New Years Eve and want to look all dressed up and spiffy? Here is a cute craft for kids to make a bow tie to wear an outfit with a classic style, perfect for any New Year party. Here is the step by step tutorial offered by Laura from Dacian Moon Handmade

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How to Make a Bow Tie for New Year Eve Party

How to Make a Bow Tie for New Year Eve Party


– material or canvas (a rectangle of  about 8 cm x 5 cm)
– metallic button
– scissors
– ribbon
– needle and thread


Step 1.

Fold the canvas in two lengthwise.


Sew the two sides together…


Like this.


Step 2.

Bend so that the cloth will be sewn on center.


Sew the new edge…


… like this.


Sew the other edge too.


Step 3.

Turn it back in front.


Make a seam in the middle, parallel to the edges.


Pull the thread…


… like this.


Step 4.

Put the button on the needle…


… and sew it over the middle seam.



Step 5.

Cut the ribbon in half…


… and sew it on the back of your bow…


… like this.


Your chic bow tie is ready.


And there you have it, a cute little bow tie to wean on New Years Eve to celebrate the New Year in style! I hope that you had fun!

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How to Make a Sewn Notebook Cover with Cute Bunny on Top for Girls

School is about to start yet again and we thought you would love this craft to make a hand-sewn notebook cover. It is a super cute notebook cover that includes a stuffed bunny rabbit at the top. You love to write on it!  Laura from Dacian Moon Handmade  will show you, step by step, how make it.

How to Make a Sewn Notebook Cover with Cute Bunny on Top for Girls

How to Make a Sewn Notebook Cover with Cute Bunny on Top for Girls



– light colored fabric
– pink felt
– pen
– notebook
– scissors
– pink ribbon
– pink bead for the nose
– instant glue
– filling material
– black paint marker


Step 1

Fold the felt in half and place the notebook over it.


Let about 0.5 cm on both parts (left and right) and cut the extra felt.


Step 2.

Sew the two parts together until you reach about 3/4 of it.


Measure with the notebook if the height is OK. You should have about 2.5 cm to the notebook spire.


Step 3.

Put the ribbon here …


… and sew it in place.


Like this.


Step 4.

Continue sewing for another 3 cm then fold the felt backward…


And sew the parts together. This way, the upper part will be stronger.


Do the same on the other part.


The Cover will look like this.


Now separate the default covers of the notebook and put them between the ribbon and felt.


Like this.


This is our notebook 😉 Do you think we can make it cuter?


Step 5.

Of course! Let’s make a bunny! Draw a head with 2 long ears and two small paws on fabric.


Cut them out.


Place it again on fabric and draw the outline. Cut the second bunny out.


Like this.


Step 6.

Start sewing the two parts together. Let’s start with an ear.


When you arrive in this point…


… prepare the filling material…


… and fill the ear.


Then continue to sew until you finish the ear. It is important to sew only a little bit over half, then fill it because if you sew first and then fill, you can’t reach all the corners.


This is the ear finished.


Continue with the other ear…


… the paws, and close the head. Don’t forget to fill it when you sew.


The bunny head looks like this.


Step 7.

Choose a point where you want the nose to be…


… and sew the bead there.


Like this. (If you prefer, you can glue the bead there)


We will put the bunny in the corner.


Sew it in place.


Like this.


Add the notebook and you are almost ready.


Use the paint marker to draw 2 eyes and a mouth for the bunny 😉


And there you have it…the finished notebook cover…the  bunny will keep you company as you write in it…whether is a journal or a school notebook. I hope that you had a lot of fun!

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How to Make a Cute Little Fabric Snowman

Today we will show you how to make this cute little fabric snowman. He is a lot of fun to make and even more fun to play with. On this cold Winter day, I thought this would be a great craft to share with you.

Step by step tutorial offered by Laura from Dacian Moon Handmade

How to Make a Cute Little Fabric Snowman


– dark blue fabric
– white fabric
– filling material (I use some cotton pads broken into pieces)
– scissors
– ribbon
– black paint or marker
– button

Step 1.

Cut a disc of blue fabric and a smaller one of white fabric.

Step 2.

Start sewing around the edges…

… like this.

Pull the thread ends …

… and fill the inside with the filling material.

Tie the thread ends.

Do the same for the white disc.

Step 3.

Put the needle and thread through the middle of white part…

… then through the middle of the blue part…

… and through the button (we will use the button to make a solid part on the base. It will help our snowman to stay.)

Get back through the blue part and the white part to fix all parts together.

Step 4.

Cut two rectangles of blue fabric, one wider than the other.

Fold the lower part on the big one…

… and wrap it around the snowman’s head (the white part)

Use the ribbon to tie it, like this. Now the snowman have a hat.

Step 5.

Let’s make a scarf now. Take the other blue fabric rectangle…

… and wrap it around the neck of your snowman, then tie it.

Make some cuts on both ends of the scarf and on the upper part of the hat.

Thus, the hat and scarf will have fringes.

Use black paint / marker to draw eyes and mouth, and your little snowman is ready.

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How to Make a Shark Pencil Holder Pouch

I think you’ll love this pencil pouch … He is so fierce! And when I say ‘He’, I mean Sharky…Sharky the Pencil Pouch. And he will keep your pencils safe as nobody messes with sharks! 😉  Laura from  Dacian Moon Handmade will show you, step by step, how to make it this awesome (yet adorable) shark pencil holder pouch.

How to Make a Shark Pencil Holder Pouch

How to Make a Shark Pencil Holder Pouch


– a piece of denim (or other fabric if you don’t have it)
– a piece of black leather or vinyl or different colored fabric
– paints: white and black
– needle and thread
– scissors
– zipper


Step 1.

You need a rectangle piece of denim to make the shark body.  To start, cut two of the corners off. Like this.


Bring the long edges toward the center line…


… and draw a curve, like this. This will be the mouth.


Cut it out and unfold.


Sew the two edges together…


… like this, until you almost reach the end. The shark will have the stitch on his belly.


Step 2.

Take the piece of leather…


… and draw on it a tail, two lateral fins and the central fin.


Cut them out.


Step 3.

It is time to add some teeth to our shark. Flatten the body with the stitch on the middle, like this.


Place the zipper over the mouth…


… and start sewing each part on a side.


Like this.


Cut the extra zipper.


Step 4.

Now is time to assemble all the pieces. Turn it inside out.


This is the other end, where we will attach the tail.


Apply a layer of glue on the start of the tail…


and put it in place. Keep it there a bit until it is glued (take care not to glue your fingers).


Then take a lateral fin…


… put some glue on the starting edge…


… and fix it on the shark body.


Do the same with the other one…


… and with the central fin.


Like this. Our shark looks good but… it is blind!!!


Step 5.

Let’s make the eyes!  Use some white paint to make two white circles.


Like this.


Then some black to complete the eyes.


Let it dry well…


… then you can put some pencils in it 😉


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How to make and Sew a Bear Pencil Case for Back to School

Although school isn’t starting for at least a month or more, I thought I would share a project to get in the spirit of Back-to-School time. Here is a simple sewing project, that a first-time-sewer can accomplish with a little help from a parent. Laura from  Dacian Moon Handmade  will show you, step by step, how to make this cute bear pencil bag / case…a great way to organize your school pencils and pens.

How to make and Sew a Bear Pencil Case for Back to School

How to make and Sew a Bear Pencil Case for Back to School


– light blue cotton cloth
– dark blue cotton cloth
– canvas – to double the bag
– pen
– scissors
– one black button, two beads
– needle and thread
– zipper

Step 1.

Take the light blue cloth and fold it in half…

… then draw an oval on it. Like this.

Cut it out.

… like this.

Now the two sides are united by the lower part.

Step 2.

Draw the muzzle and two ovals for the ears on dark blue cloth…

… then cut the out.

Step 3.

Open the light blue oval and place it on top of the canvas…

… and cut the form on it. I did the same for the ears but then I didn’t use the canvas on ears so you don’t need to.

Place the canvas on the light blue cloth…

… and fold in half to have the head of the bear.

Step 4.

Sew the two parts together, using a blanket stitch along the sides. (To make a blanket stitch, push the needle through the fabric then pull the needle through the loop.)

Like this.

Sew 2/3 of it then prepare one ear. Take an ear oval and fold it in half…

… then continue to sew over it…

… like this.

Step 5.

Place the muzzle on the lower part of the head…

… and sew it here.

Like this.

In the upper part of the muzzle sew the black button…

… as a nose.

Step 6.

Mark the places for the eyes…

And sew the beads there…

… like this.

Step 7.

Start on the lower part and sew the other part of the head and the other ear.

Step 8.

We will add a zipper from one ear to the other…

…sewing it on place.

Like this.

That’s all. Now you have a blue bear pencil bag !:)

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How to Make a Patriotic Brooch Pin for The Fourth of July

Are you proud of being a US citizen … Of your history? Show it! Wear this cute patriotic brooch pin for the 4th of July. Red…white…and blue… all of America’s beautiful colors. Laura from Dacian Moon Handmade  will show you how to make it, step by step.

How to Make a Patriotic Brooch Pin for The Fourth of July



– ribbon: white and red (~ 6 cm)
– white flower bead (or star)
– blue bead
– brooch base
– needle and thread
– instant glue if you don’t want to sew the brooch on her base.


Step 1.

Take the white ribbon and make a loop. like this.


Fix it by sewing.


Bring over the other end, making another loop. Sew it there.


Step 2.

Do the same with the red ribbon, but make this bow a little bit smaller.


Sew it over the white one.


Step 3.

Add in the middle the flower…


… and the blue bead.


Turn back through the flower bead…


And fix it there.


Step 4.

Now place the brooch on the base by sewing, like me, or using glue.


Your brooch is ready to be wear.


Isn’t this a cute American pin? Wear it and be proud on America’s birthday.

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Puppets for Thumb wrestling: Father’s Day Gift

Here’s a Father’s day gift that guarantees hours of fun. Make a set of thumb puppets for your dad and yourself, and play thumb wrestling. The simple illustrated instructions to make the thumb puppets follow:

Craft materials required:

-White fabric

-black yarn



-needle and thread

-fabric glue

-Permanent marker

Step 1:

Cut out a piece of cloth double the length of your thumb and about an inch wider than the width of your thumb.

Step 2:

Fold it into half and stitch along the two sides as shown.

Step 3:

Fold it inside out as shown:

Step 4:

Glue small pieces of yarn to make hair

Step 5:

Glue a strip of ribbon along the bottom as shown

Step 6:

Add facial features with a marker.

Make another one for your dad in the same way. Make sure its big enough for your dad’s thumb. Your dad is sure to enjoy this Father’s day gift.

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How to Make an Afikoman Bag for Passover

Passover starts in about a week and I thought that some of our Jewish followers might want a Passover craft. Today I will show you how to make an Afikoman Bag, which can then be used to hide Matzah for the little kiddies to search for. Although I sewed this Afikoman Bag, you could use fabric glue to put your Afikoman bag together. Learn how to make it below.

How to Make an Afikomen Bag for Passover

Crafts Materials Needed:

Long Piece of Felt or Fabric

A Second Color of Fabric to Use for Letters and Stars

Either Needle and Thread or Fabric Glue


Step 1




You May Use Felt or Fabric, either one is fine. Place a piece of Matza on the Felt and measure out enough felt to place two and a half pieces of matzah. This will be enough felt to make your bag.

Then place the matzah a little bit to the right of the center of the felt. Then fold the felt over the matzah as seen in the picture above.

Step 2




Now sew on either side of the felt (or use fabric glue), as seen in the picture above.

Step 3


Now the right side of the felt will be the flap. You can fold it over now.

Step 4


Like This.

Step 5


Now Push fabric inwards to form a triangle (in the same fashion you would do with wrapping paper when wrapping a present). Pin the triangle in place with a safety pin or sewing pins, then sew the triangle so that the fabric stays like this…this will be the flap.


This is What the Flap Looks Like When Sewn


Above is what the flap looks like when open.



And this is what the flap looks like from the inside.

Step 6


I think yellow and blue are perfect for this craft because it is the colors of Israel and Judaism. Get some yellow felt and cut out some letters. I used Find Me for the outside of the Afikoman bag and Yay for the inside. But I’ve seen ‘Find This’ for the outside and ‘Found It’ on the inside. The normal thing to do is to write Afikoman on the outside or in hebrew  –


Step 7


Before sewing or gluing letters on, put cardboard into the bag to keep you from sewing bag’s two sides together.

Step 8



Sew the letters on the front – ‘Find Me’ or ‘Afikoman’ or אפיקומן  or what you wish.

Sew the letters on the inside – ‘Found Me’ or ‘Yay’ or what you wish.

Finish Up


Now wrap some matzah in a cloth napkin and then place in your bag. Close the flap and then hide it someplace. Let kiddies go searching for it. Give the ones who find the matzah some sort of prize. Have fun and Happy Passover!

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How to Sew a “Lucky Cat” for Saint Patrick’s Day

This is a cute and funny toy made especially for St. Patrick’s Day! Do you want to learn how to make and sew a stuffed animal named “Lucky Cat” for Saint Patrick’s Day? This stuffed cat is covered in shamrocks and isn’t too tough to make. Learn how to make this kitty cat in the following craft tutorial.

Laura from Dacian Moon Handmade  will show you how to make it, step by step.

How to Sew a Shamrock Lucky Cat


– white or cream-colored fabric
– light green and dark green felt
– filling material (I use some cotton pads broken into pieces)
– scissors
– needle and threads (white and black)
– black paint marker
– pen
– 3 small white beads
– pencil
– green beads (optional)


Step 1.

Fold the fabric in half.


Draw a cat outline, like this…


… and the tail.


Cut them out, without unfolding the fabric. This way you will have two cats and two tails.


Step 2.

Place one cat over the other and start sewing them together. Start on the lower part.


Go up until you reach the ear.


Step 3.

Draw one big clover and some smaller on dark green felt. Also, draw them a little bit smaller on light green felt.


Cut them out.


Group one big dark clover with one big light clover, and the smaller ones in the same way.


Step 4.

Choose one place for the big clover…


… and sew it in place, using white thread.


Add one white bead in the middle. Be careful not to sew both cats when you sew decorations.


You can let it like this or you can make some decorative stitches with white thread and green beads


Like this.


Choose a place for the small clovers also.


I put two of them around the cat’s neck, just like a necklace. Don’t forget to add white beads in the middle and to sew only one cat.


Step 5.

Is time to decorate the head. Place a folded paper or a piece of cardboard between the two cats…


… and color the eyes and nose with black paint marker.


Like this.


Change the thread, and using the black one…


Sew the whiskers.


Like this.


Step 6.

Change the thread back to white and continue to sew the two cats together.


When you reach the neck is time to fill the head.


Tamp the filling to fill all the head and the ears. Like this.


Continue to sew until you almost get down. Here will be the tail, so we must prepare it.


Step 7.

Place the two tails one over the other…


.. and start sewing them together from the lower part.


Go until you reach the tip of the tail and start to sew the other part.


Stop when you make about 10 cm. Take a piece of filling and roll it between your hands.


Press it on the stitched part of the tail.


Continue to fill the tail while sewing the two sides together. It will look like this.


Step 8.

Place the tail between the two cats, like this.


Sew it in place.


Step 9.

Fill the cat’s body.


sew the two parts together…


And the cat is ready 😀


Isn’t this cat adorable!!! I hope you enjoyed the tutorial!

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How to Make a Christmas Fairy Ornament

I have a special little Christmas craft for you older kids and adults.  Today I’m going to show you how to make a Christmas Fairy Ornament.  This cute fairy even has a crystal light she is holding.  The crystal will look as it is really lit when the Christmas tree’s lights shine through it.  This Christmas Fairy Ornament will be sure to get you in the Christmas spirit…. after all Christmas is less than a month away.  So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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Tutorial offered by Laura from Dacian Moon Handmade .


Materials Needed

– red leather
– thick thread
– 1 wooden bead (big enough to be the head)
– scissors
– needle and thread
– 2 toothpicks
– craft glue
– black and red paint
– crystal (preferably drop)
– wire
-1 pin


Step 1

Take the wooden bead and put a toothpick through it (if doesn’t stay by itself, glue it).

Cut two pieces of wire, one slightly bigger than the other.

Take the smaller one and bend its ends, like this.

Coil it once around the toothpick – those will be her arms.

Step 2

Take the thick thread – you don’t need to cut it for that – and start to roll it over the toothpick.

When you arrive at the wire, cover the intersection in “x”, like this. That will make the arms stay fixed.

Continue covering one arm, and the loop at the end of it. When it is covered, press the end of the wire well and cover it with the other part…

… like this. Continue to roll over back to the toothpick and go on on the second arm.

Cover it the same way and from the middle go down covering the toothpick until you think it is the place for the legs.


Step 3

Take the other piece of wire and bend its ends.

Then bend the wire like this, with one part a little bit longer than the other.

Now bend again the longer part, so she has a leg fold at the knee.

Place the legs over the toothpick and fix them with thread as you did for the arms.

Cover them in an “x” then go down over one leg.

Secure the end and go up again.

Cut the toothpick, keeping a small part to keep the legs in place…

… and cover this part too.

Go down on the second leg, then up until you reach the head.

Here cut the thread and make a knot.


Step 4

Place the figurine on leather and measure her coat.

Mark it on the leather.

Cut double the part you measured…

… and cut that in two…

… one of them will be the front and the other the back of her coat. Make a small “v” cut in the front and back parts, where the head will be.

Start sewing the two parts together, using the cross stitch technique…

… like this.

When you reach the “v” sew only the front part, like this.

Place the fairy inside…

… and continue stitching the front and back together.


Step 5

Sew the two parts together under the arms…

… like this.

Then make a “L” stitch to mark out the arm and the body of the fairy.

It will look like this.


Step 6

Cut a triangle of leather to make her a cap.

Apply a layer of glue on the upper part of the head…

… like this…

… then put the leather on her head, making a cone.

Keep it in place until it is dry.


Step 7

Take a little black paint with a toothpick…

… and draw her eyes.

And some red paint to make her mouth.

Take the pin…

… and put the crystal on it.

Bend it and hang it on her hand. Like this. Then close the loop.

The last thing that must be done is to put a thick thread through her other hand and the fairy ornament is ready.

How adorable is this Christmas Fairy Ornament?  So cute!!  And, it will look even better hung on the Christmas tree.

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How to Make a Cornucopia Silverware Holder

Thanksgiving is coming up quickly.  But, don’t stress you still have plenty of time to make your Thanksgiving festivities unique.  Today I will show you how to make Cornucopia Silverware Holders for your Thanksgiving table.   These Thanksgiving silverware holders are in the shape of a cornucopia…. they are the perfect shape and size to hold your silverware.  This is a great way not only to add a Thanksgiving flair to your dinner table, but it is also a great way to keep all the silverware in place.  So, let’s get started.

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Laura from Dacian Moon Handmade  will show you, step by step, how to make these.


Materials Needed

– brown felt
– pen (or permanent marker)
– needle and thread
– scissors
– pins


Step 1

Draw the outline of the horn on felt (using your pen or marker), like this.

Fold the felt sheet on one side of the horn, like this.

Pin it in place.

Step 2

Cut it out (keeping the felt folded).

Unfold. It will look like this.


Step 3

Decorate the horn with lines (or any other decorations, if you want. I think swirls could look great too)…

… like this.


Step 4

Fold it again…

… and sew the two parts.

This is the complete tableware holder.

Imagine how festive your Thanksgiving table will look with these Cornucopia Silverware Holders.  Your Thanksgiving guests will love them.

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How to Make Gloves with Claws for Halloween

Are you still trying to figure out how to add an extra scary effect to your Halloween costume this year?  Well, I just might have the perfect idea for you.  Why not make these Gloves with Claws for Halloween?  They are sure to make any costume you are planning to wear even more scary.  Even if you are planning to be a cat this year…. you can’t do it without claws or your costume is just not finished.  Add these scary Gloves with Claws for a truly scary effect this Halloween.  Let’s get started.

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Laura from Dacian Moon Handmade  will show you, step by step, how to make this craft.

How to make a Glove with claws for Halloween


Materials Needed

– gloves
– a piece of black canvas
– scissors
– needle and thread


Step 1

Cut 5 rounded triangles from the canvas.

Like this.

Step 2

Using the needle and thread, sew the lower part of one triangle to one glove finger (where the nails should be)…

… like this.

Do the same for all the triangles / fingers. Repeat for the other glove…

… and they are ready to be worn.

There is something about adding claws to any costume that makes it scary.  Add these scary gloves with claws to your costume and give it an extra creepy effect.

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How to Turn a CD Case into a Pencil Box

I have a great craft today that will help you keep your pens and pencils in one place.  In this post I will show you how to turn a CD Case into a Pencil Box.  This creative craft is easy and it is a lot of fun.  With this pencil box you can keep your notes or your schedule on the left hand side while you keep your pens and pencils in the right side.  Close up the pencil box and throw it in your school bag and you are good to go.  So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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Laura from Dacian Moon Handmade will show you this craft step-by-step.


Materials Needed

– CD case
– favorite picture (A4 format)
– craft glue
– pen
– scissors
– needle and thread
– light blue cotton piece
– wide elastic band
– a sheet of white cardboard


Step 1

Open the CD case and measure the cloth on the right side.

Cut it to the right dimensions.

Step 2

Measure the elastic band on the same side and cut it a little wider.

Bend the band over the edge of the cloth…

… and sew it there…

… like this.

Bring it to the front and bend the other end over the cloth, like this.

Sew it there.

Sew a stitch at each centimeter. This will help to determine the places for pencils.


Step 3

Measure another elastic band …

… and sew it on the lower part of the fabric.


Step 4

Turn the fabric backwards…

… and apply a layer of glue on it…

… and put it in its place. Press and then let the glue dry.


Step 5

Take the white cardboard…

… and measure the left side of CD Case.

Place it under the clamps.

Now you can use it to write things.

I will write my schedule on it.

Add some pencils and the interior of your pencil box is ready.


Step 6

Let’s make the exterior now. Turn over the CD case.

Take the picture…

… and measure it on the CD case.

Cut it at the right dimension and put it between the plastic wrap and the case.

It will look like this.

Now close the case and your pencil box is ready.

How awesome is this pencil box?  It’s really great and will come in handy for school or at home for homework.  Enjoy it!!

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How to Make a Cheerful Lunch Box

In this post I’m going to show you how to make a fun and cheerful lunch box.  School has just started and one of the kids favorite times of day is lunch time.  You know what would make it more memorable for them is to make this lunch box craft with your child.  Your child will be so proud to take their homemade lunch box to school with them.  Plus, there will surely be no other person with a matching lunch box.  So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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Laura from Dacian Moon Handmade   will show you, step by step, how to make this cheerful and girlish lunch box.


Materials Needed

– recycled box
– cotton cloth
– pen
– craft glue
– scissors
– tulle pieces
– bead
– needle and thread
– auto-adhesive crystal bead


Step 1

Cut 3 squares of tulle…

… place one on top of the other…

… and sew the bead on the middle…

… like this.

Step 2

Place the cloth over the box lid and mark the contour.

Cut it out…

… like this.

Sew the tulle flower on the middle of it…

… like this.


Step 3

Remove (as much as you can) the label on the lid, then add glue on it…

… like this…

… and place the decorated cloth on it.


Step 4

Now, that the lid is ready, is time to decorate the box.

Place the cloth over it and measure the height.

Cut a strip that measures that height.

Apply a layer of glue on it…

… and cover the box. I made some folds on the front to make it less plain.

Take the auto-adhesive crystal…

… and use it to highlight the folds.

Now the decorated lunch box is ready.

Now you have no ordinary lunch box.  You have a very girly and fun lunch box that no other person will have.  Enjoy it!!

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