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A Little Bite of Everything. UPDATE: I’ve added the stencil to DIY your own Moroccan rug in this other post.

A Little Bite of Everything

I love the dark wood floors we have in our home. The problem is that, since they are so dark, they show every little bit of dust, especially in the living room, which gets a lot of traffic. So I started looking for a rug but they were all so expensive, and didn’t really convince me. After months of looking I found one at Ikea, the Erslev, which I liked both for the price and the color, but it was too… simple. Too solid. Friendship Bracelets.

Macraméd friendship bracelets were all the rage when I was growing up in the eighties.

Friendship Bracelets

All the girls at my school would obsessively make them for one another in a dizzying variety of colors, widths, and patterns. It's amazing, thinking back, that such young girls could make such beautifully intricate accessories. I, of course, tried my hand at making them as well. I would ride my bike down to the five-and-dime store and pick out the most sophisticated color combinations of embroidery floss I could find, but when it came to the actual macramé I never got beyond plain stripes.

There was nothing wrong with plain stripes, except that the other girls seemed so much more advanced with their diamonds and chevrons. Fast forward 20 years: Purl Soho started carrying DMC Cotton Embroidery Floss in every conceivable color (including fluorescents! Making friendship bracelets is a surprisingly easy craft, and best of all, in the end you'll have a bunch of cute summer bracelets to give to your pals. 12 Days Handmade Christmas Tutorials Day 8.

If you’re new to the ’12 Days’, you may visit the previous days by clicking on the day you like:

12 Days Handmade Christmas Tutorials Day 8

iCandy Handmade. Hi friends! I can't tell you how excited I am to be a creative guest on Ucreate today! I've been bubbling with excitement for weeks and have been scheming over what project would be Ucreate-worthy. I hope this one fits the bill...! Personalized Wood Photo Letter Blocks Made to Order by QuoteChick. These letter blocks are completely handmade and have a couple of great features: • Completely personalized using your 4x6 digital photographs• Wooden blocks are made from hand-selected repurposed, not brand new, wood finds.

Personalized Wood Photo Letter Blocks Made to Order by QuoteChick

This saves you money on the entire project while rescuing wood scraps from landfills.• Your input lends itself to the creative process, ensuring a top rate final project. Each wooden block is hand sawed, shaped and sanded to ensure that your block sits flat on a level surface and each photo best fits the block. Each letter is also carefully placed on your photo block around the subject. The outer edges of the photo are sanded and gently "scratched" to give a worn appearance.The finished photo block is coated in several layers of sealant for years of protection. Here's how the ordering process works: 1. Personalized Wood Photo Blocks FAMILY Set by handmadebykrysten.

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The Designer Pad - Straight To The HeART

I'm always delighted to see how others use their creativity to transform everyday materials into something unexpected and beautiful. When I stumbled upon these lovely heart pieces in Bloesem I was immediately seduced by them, especially by their sculptural vive. These personalized handmade Hearts are the creation of Brit artist Veronika, founder of the design studio Sarah & Bendrix. The funny thing is that it all started with a piece she made for a friend as a wedding present and everyone started asking about the artist...and the rest is history. How To Make A Stylish Photo Frame For Several Photos.

Here is a simple yet stylish photo frame that can accomodate quite many photos at once. The idea is very simple. Fasten twines on the empty frame and hang photos using clothes pins on them. You can use a frame you bought or a frame you made by yourself. To make it you just need to find some wood strips, sand them, paint or stain them and fasten together with the staples and nails. Yes, everything is as simple as it sounds. Crafting MacGyver: Circular Logic.

Paper Flower Key Holder / Mark Montano. Difficulty Rating: Beginner Tags.

Paper Flower Key Holder / Mark Montano

You knew i was going to make one. They are all over pinterest....

you knew i was going to make one.

(i still am not signed up for pinterest because i don't have time for one more thing but browsing is fun!) So we made one. i took a box of 64 crayons and took out the blacks and browns.i used another small box and doubled up on the good colors i liked and hot glued them to the top of our canvas. then we turned our blow dryer to hot on high. not long after you set the hair dryer by the crayons they get shiny and then the wax starts to melt! And it dries really quickly too. seriously. what could be happier than this?? GREAT project. loved it.