Strut Your Stuff Thursday with a Clippy Tutorial

Somewhat Simple Meets Blue Cricket Design!!!
Welcome to another week of creative links! But first, before we get started, I need to share with you a super fun, super simple, super cute idea from my super amazing SIL Becca (also known as the creator over at Blue Cricket.)
Becca and I have a long history! We were great friends in high school who started dating brothers. Both of us waited for 2 years while each of our guys served missions for the LDS church and then we both got married only 13 days apart in the Los Angeles Temple. 2 best friends who get to go to all the same family parties?! It doesn’t get much better than that!
She is now living in Utah and I am in Arizona, but that doesn’t keep us from being best of friends! We talk at least weekly on the phone and share creative ideas, blogging tips, and horrific mommy stories- just to keep each other sane!
When Becks and I do get together, we pick up right where we left off and the fun is non-stop! Here is the idea Becks brought to the “creative table” in Sacramento. 

Scrap Fabric and Felt Hair Clippies!(I love how simple these look and how simple they are to make!)  
Materials: All you need is some floss, needle, clippy barette, felt & scrap pieces of fabric. 

Directions: Cut 2 pieces of felt and 1 piece of fabric to the same size. Cut any shape you like- we went with rectangles to keep it simple, but I was thinking some stars or circles would be darling too!)Make a tiny slit into one piece of the felt for the clip to slid through.

Place the other piece of felt on top of the clip and then the fabric on top of that piece, like so:Start stitching around the entire perimeter of your felt and fabric.…and thats it!Here is my cute neice Macy modeling them:These were some of the ones we all made:
How fun is that?!?

Ok, and now to the link party- it is time to Strut Your Stuff!!!

(If you’re new here, every Thursday we get together to share our newest creations. It could be just about anything- A makeover, a project, artwork, a great recipe… I am not picky, just show me whatcha got!)

Just a couple of rules to make sure we are all playing fair:

1. Link to your specific post, not the main page of your blog.
2. Include a short description of your creation and the name of your blog.
3. Grab our party button or link to this party from your post so everyone can get in on the fun.
4. Please no links to etsy shops or online stores.
5. If your link is deleted, don’t stress, just re-read these rules and join in again!


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I will visit every link from this online party and leave you a comment because I appreciate you joining me! Each weekend I will also choose a few of my favorite creations to highlight from the links submitted which will give you even more time in the spotlight. So lets get started, shall we?

Let’s see those projects!

  1. Ornaments arent just for December!
  2. Family Night Board from Home Sweet Home
  3. Felted Wool Pillow (REINVENTED)
  4. Looking forward to Valentines Day – Somedaycrafts
  5. Repurpose jeans into a Skirt
  6. PAINT your countertops
  7. Thrift Store Chic – – Birdcage makeover & Cricut Sign
  8. fairy tale curtain tutorial
  9. LarsenLoves~ Fab. Organized drawer! check it out!
  10. Pottery Barn Bingo Board Copy Cat at My Dear Trash
  11. the shabby chic bedroom
  12. Easy Curtains – Sumos Sweet Stuff
  13. Monogrammed Frame Door Decoration
  14. Weave a beautiful Mini Muffin Basket
  15. Quilted Calendar (from Brown Paper Packages)
  16. 3 ways to repurpose a flower frog
  17. Erin K – Adorable No Sew Tote Bags
  18. Build a Bathroom Cabinet for $4. 00 @ Remodelaholic
  19. Cute tshirt repurpose @ 7 All Together
  20. Doll Blankets
  21. leslie @ our soft spot {burlap photo mats}
  22. Fawnda @ F&J (Ruffle – butt Onesie with Leg Warmers)
  23. Awesome kitchen table makeover!
  24. Bedroom makeover @ Simply Modern Mom
  25. Chandelier Shutters and window makeover!
  26. Couch Tissue Box Cover @ Krafty Mum
  27. Awesome goodwill find – organizer!
  28. Pants out of an old t – shirt
  29. Organize & Decorate Everything (winter centerpiece)
  30. Organize & Decorate (winter fireplace mantle)
  31. Gorgeous Designer Baby Burp Cloths howdoesshe. com
  32. Boring Frame to Fabulous Floating Frame howdoesshe
  33. Please Remove Your Shoes from dollar store frame
  34. Tea towel apron tutorial Diamonds fur and laundry
  35. brown and pink quilt
  36. Katies Nesting Spot : Handmade Baby Brag Book
  37. Wallpaper with an old dictionary @ Quarry Orchard
  38. Skirt Re – purpose @ Second Street
  39. Living room re do! @ Creativemommyatwork
  40. Easy fun inexpensive gift / craft for girlfriends!
  41. Girls Ruffle Shirt @ GetYourCraftOn
  42. amida (corn husk dolls)
  43. More living room re do
  44. Crafty Mommy Diva – First Vinyl Lettering
  45. Necklace Ideas
  46. Jane @ Finding Fabulous. . A Monochromatic new look!
  47. Maternity Mini Scrapbook Album
  48. Finesse Your Nest (Shell Topiary & Table)
  49. Pure Joy : 12 daytz of Christmas
  50. Childrens Bedroom redos – – fun!
  1. Sweetheart Blocks by Punkinseedproductions
  2. Sweetiepie Blocks by Punkinseedproductions
  3. Jewelry Box Redo
  4. Monster Sock Puppets! goes with a book for a gift
  5. Architectural Letter Photography (Red Heads Craft)
  6. Bedroom Makeover Craft Area @ One Crafty Mommy
  7. Bedroom Makeover Part 1 (The Homemade Life)
  8. Mushroom and polka dot apron
  9. Shoestring Spa Bathroom (by Amy @ Design – Aholic)
  10. Heart String Banner (by Amy @ Design – Aholic)
  11. Milk Jug Lamp (by Amy @ Design – Aholic)
  12. The Prudent Homemaker ~ Scripture Bag Tutorial
  13. DIY Fabric Sheets ~ From Fabric Creations
  14. Easy! Tutorial on Valentines Pillow
  15. Place mat & matching Table runner from TLGB
  16. Easy Burlap – Framed Magnet Board – Life in the Pitts
  17. Snowflake Doily
  18. Glitter Girl Hairspray by Fabric Creations
  19. Another Chore Chart – SHD
  20. DIY Hurricanes @ Made By Stephie
  21. Chore chart board by Margo @ Bluefamilyscene
  22. Handmade Apothecary Jars @ Made By Stephie
  23. Chore chart board @ Bluefamilyscene
  24. Felt Valentines Day Fortune Cookies
  25. Embroidered Felt Hair Clip
  26. QUICK and EASY Method to Cut Tulle
  27. Turn Socks Into Long Sleeves
  28. Canvas Art @ The Garrett Family
  29. Twirly Tee Tutu Skirt Tute
  30. Canvas Art @ The Garrett Family
  31. Some of my vinyl projects @ scrapmewithstyle
  32. Some of my vinyl projects @ scrapmewithstyle
  33. Some of my vinyl projects @ Scrap Me With Style
  34. Cutest Fabric Flowers and a Giveaway!
  35. Cheap HUGE picture frame [ALL THINGS THRIFTY}
  36. InMyOwnStyle : DIY Kitchen Makeover
  37. Kitchen Island Amanda @ House Revivals
  38. Brag Board
  39. Simple Monogram Plaques
  40. Mini Mitten Tutorial @ childmade
  41. Hinged Wooden Snowman Family @ childmade
  42. Faux Aged Terra Cotta Pots {Stephanie Lynn}
  43. Valentine Felt Bracelet
  44. DIY Tidy Ribbon Box
  45. Yoga Pants to Scarf @ I Sew Do You
  46. Polymer Clay Jewelry @ RootsAndWingsCo
  47. Repurposed Toy Box @ RootsAndWingsCo
  48. Decorative Wall Art by Brooke at allthingsthrifty
  49. Simple Sage – Fun Felted Pillow Cover
  50. Simple Sage – Party Decor
  51. This linky list is now closed.

Stephanie
Wife, mom of 5, and creator of Somewhat Simple, Stephanie has a passion to create and inspire. She is an Orange County transplant who is now enjoying life in Phoenix, AZ. She enjoys traveling, shopping, organizing, cooking and creating simple projects for her home and family.
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  1. says

    way cute clips! I wondered if you were LDS~ now my feelings are confirmed! i am too, and my ma and pa were married in the L.A. Temple as well. How great for your BFF to be an official family member… way cool. I linked up too! 😉

  2. says

    Hey I didn't know you know Becca from Blue Cricket Designs! I read both blogs and never put two and two together.

    I like the contrasting thread you used for the clippies, it really makes everything pop.

    Also, I'm out for this weeks Challenge, I have a double ear infection and a cold. No exercise going on here and as far as meals, well we're just trying to make it through Mommy being sick. Hopefully, I will be well enough to join in next week. I do have some points from before getting sick.

  3. says

    These are adorable, can't wait to have a little girl so that I can make these types of fun things!

    Thanks for your comment also, I can't wait to be featured! :) Love your blog!

    Blessings,
    Erin

  4. says

    Ahh! I see part of the Sacramento Temple grounds behind you!

    I will be going there in a couple weeks. It's nice to know there is someone in my neck of the woods.

    Thanks for the tutorial. Way cute clips.

    Tierra