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For the last installment of Sugar & Cloth’s Handmade Holiday, here are a few favorites for DIY gifts. After all, even if they have everything, it still isn’t the same if it’s made by you! 1 Felt Animal Kit | Purl Soho
Bunting is a fun way to decorate for a party; it’s easy, pretty, and you can hang it anywhere you like. The other day here at Free People it was my sister’s Bridal Shower and for the occasion I made some bunting to hang delicately on the wall. The theme I used was “a couple in love” and printed out photos of her and her fiance throughout the years they have been together. Read more » UPDATE: This post originally ran on November 1st 2012 but we wanted to share it again while we still have some time left to take advantage of those beautiful fall leaves! One of the best things about fall is without a doubt the gorgeous explosion of colors when the leaves turn.
Lately I keep coming across the most adorable button crafts. I seriously want to do them all. The Freckled Nest has two fantastic button crafts that are so cute I had to share them both. First, Spring Button Flowers - This is adorable and I love the simplicity of it.
Over the weekend, I went home to throw my cousin a bridal shower with the rest of the bridesmaids. It was super busy, and I think I've finally fully recovered. Today, I was really in the mood to clean, read, and craft. After a few errands, I let everything else fall to the wayside and crafted all day long.
by Michelle Vackar, Modern Handmade Child One of our favorite outside activities at our home is drawing with chalk on the driveway. You can play hopscotch, four-square, and of course draw and create silly stories.
I ditched school work today in favour of some crafting :) Here is my creation; A fabric box made using an old pillow case and some cardboard! I started with a plain white pillow case from the thrift store. We live in a tourist town, so lots of plain white hotel linens end up at the thrift store. Woo-hoo! I trimmed off the band at the open end of the pillow case and later used it as a handle on the box.
By Clare Nolan UPDATED: 19:00 GMT, 3 April 2010 Leftover fabric pieces, flea-market finds, a handful of beads and buttons… It’s amazing how a few thrifty treasures – and a little imagination – can help you create a chic and unique home If you can’t bear to throw away much loved but chipped or cracked china, put it to good use as decorative planters for easy-to-care-for succulents. You can mix colours, sizes, patterns and styles of china – the more eclectic the collection, the better it looks (car-boot sales and charity shops are great sources, and the high street has some cheap and cheerful options, too).
Is your space craving some change? Only have an afternoon to spend sprucing? Welcome to the last installment of ‘Inside Story,’ our four-part interior design series featuring super simple, low-commitment projects you can conquer in just a few hours. Our Associate Product Manager Fontaine will teach you how to create your own decorative wall decals using minimal supplies and simple skills. Don’t stress about sticking them either—Fontaine has some tips for bubble-free adhesion, too! Part IV: DIY Wall Decals by Fontaine, MC Associate Product Manager