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Some of the Most Popular Posts on Dabbled

I haven’t really looked at my Analytics lately, so I pulled it up today.  And I thought you might be interested in what are the most popular posts on Dabbled recently.  Most of these are old projects, that new people are just discovering, but who knows, you might have missed them too!

So here are a few of the most popular in the last 30 days (counting down the top 8- if I have time tomorrow I’ll do some more–I should be working on my Dalek cake right now, but I’m procrastinating…)

How to Make a Paper Graduation Cap

This one makes total sense, since it’s June and we’ve just had Graduation season going on.  … [ KEEP READING ]

Cinco de Mayo Piñata, and more.

Since Cinco de Mayo is coming up, just wanted to remind you guys about the fabulous Piñata tutorial from last year, by Joanne of Ready Set Craft!!  It’s it just gorgeous?

Piñatas, Cinco de Mayo, Fiesta ideas, and more!

Piñatas, Cinco de Mayo, Fiesta ideas, and more!

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo, …which I understand is really celebrated more here in the US than in our neighboring Mexico, but it’s a lovely little holiday which is a great excuse for drinking margaritas and hanging out with your friends… If the weather is nice tomorrow, why not invite a few friends over, and celebrate!

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The fabulous flower Piñata, by Ready. Set. Craft!

In nine steps, Joanne gives us a lovely picture tutorial to make our own… Go check it out if you missed it this weekend!


How to Make a Flower Pinata, just in time for Cinco De Mayo!

How to Make a Flower Pinata, just in time for Cinco De Mayo!

Today’s post is from the lovely Joanne of Ready, Set, Craft!. She was one of our prolific participants in Make Something Cool Every Day in April (MSCEApril), and when I saw this awesome pinata she did, I had to get a tutorial out of her! She graciously agreed, so without further ado, here she is! – Dot

How to Make a Flower Pinata (instructions below photo)

(photos correspond by row from left to right)

One 10inch balloon
White liquid school glue
Pinch of Salt
¼ cup Warm water
Spray paint
Tissue paper
Hot glue gun

STEP ONE: Cut newspaper into strips.… [ KEEP READING ]