Left Top Photo: Melissa Campbell’s free crochet pattern is on Ravelry here. Link to crochet Viking Helmet below.
Right Photo: Santa Beard from For the Knit of Ithere.
This image was posted by Projekte, Projekte here – the beard, helmet and horns. The beard was made from Melissa Campbell’s free pattern, and the knit viking helmet is also a free pattern from aknitica on Ravelryhere.
Here’s another take on Melissa Campbell’s free Viking Beard Ravelry pattern by tat2kitten.
The crochet Lael Viking Helmet pictured on the Top Left Photo is a $5.50 pattern from Tara Murray here.
Liquid gel gives a deep, rich color without thinning and blends well. It is available online and in specialty stores.
Liquid is the most familiar form of food coloring. It gives the weakest color compared to other types of food coloring and, because of its liquid consistency, it will thin out whatever it is being mixed with.
Gel-paste gives deeper, more vivid colors than gel or liquid. It is very concentrated and should be used in very small quantities.
Powdered Food Coloring
Powdered food coloring is very concentrated. It can be combined with sugar to decorate cookies, and with lemon extract to paint onto iced cookies (just roll cookies in it to color them).
This may look like an expensive DIY at first because you need 8 feather stamps (4 of varying sizes for each side), but it’s not. Sticky back foam is used for the stamps and can be mounted on wood blocks or heavy cardboard.
This Fashion is Mine was inspired by the Victoria’s Secret’s sweatshirt below:
TakeInspiration: Wire Cobweb Crown designed by Alex Gumn and sold out at Folksy here (lots of photos with different angles). If you read my other blog truebluemeandyou, there are pages of wire and wire wrapped DIYs here to help you make this.