WobiSobi. DIY Bags, Totes, Purses. Beautiful and Unique Home Décor DIY – Install Invisible Bookshelves. If you have a load of books or other knick-knacks that you want to hang but you don’t want to have a lot of shelves around your house, why not install these neat invisible shelves instead.
These are very cool and the video tutorial tells you how to make them perfect for your home. Once you get them filled with books, it will actually look like the books are just floating on the wall. This is such a neat idea for a teenager’s bedroom or just anywhere that you may want to add a bit of drama to your wall. All of the supplies that you need are included in the video along with the instructions and this is an easy project that you can do in less than a day. Turn your walls into somewhat of a conversation starter and add these shelves wherever you want those books to “float”. You might also like. The Perfect Gift: Yarn Ball Bookmark. Created by Jane from See Jane Blog .
Edited by Amy Christie. Has the weather turned cold where you live? In my neighborhood, temperatures have dropped and my instincts are to spend the day cozied up with a favorite book and favorite mug full of hot cocoa. Are you the same? I’m sure you have many fellow book worms in your neighborhood, so I thought it would be fun to create a charming little bookmark that would make a great anytime gift for anyone that needs a little fall comfort. It was actually my daughter’s clever idea to make yarn pom pom balls in the style of a bookmark. Supplies: -yarn -scissors That’s it! *Before you start, cut an 8-10 inch piece of yarn and a 15 inch piece of yarn and set it aside. To start, hold the end of the yarn in your hand, and begin wrapping the yarn around your fingers – snug but not too tight.
Cut the yarn after 90 wraps, and carefully slide it off your fingers. At this point, your yarn pom pom ball should look like the picture above. Voila! Accessories and Gifts. Favorite Projects. Hair styles : hair trends : haircuts for women : mybestfriendshair.com. How to make gift bags from newspaper. When I bought something at a store recently, the clerk handed me my purchase in a bag made from a newspaper.
I liked it very much and had to make some more—thus today's DIY recycled newspaper project: gift bags made from the Wall Street Journal. You can vary the dimensions, of course, but here's what I used to create a bag that's 5" tall, 4.5" wide, and 3" deep. Stack two sheets of newspaper on top of each other. This will be a two-ply bag for extra sturdiness. Cut out a rectangle that's 15.5" wide and 8.25" tall. Fold a flap 1.25" down from the top. Cut two pieces of cardstock or chipboard to 4.25" x 1", then glue them on the widest two panels just under the top fold. Put glue on the outside of the 0.5" tab and bring the left-most panel over to form the body of the bag, aligning the cut edge of the panel with the folded edge of the flap. Upend the bag so the 2" flap is now up.
Put glue on both flaps and fold them inward to form the bottom of the bag. DIY: Recycled T-Shirt Tote Bag. Say YES! to hoboken: DIY Purple Striped Market Tote. Last year I made a striped beach tote and this year I found some perfect purple striped canvas weight fabric at my local fabric outlet for only $4 a yard and knew I wanted to make another version.
Would you like to learn how to make one too? Okay! Keep reading! 1. Cut two pieces of striped fabric about 17 x 17, heavier weight fabric is better. 9. Travel Accessories: Plenty of Pockets Tote. Our Travel Accessories series is sponsored by Free Spirit Fabrics , as part of our introducing Anna Maria Horner 's beautiful new Loulouthi fabric collection. Today's project is also sponsored in part by Fat Quarter Shop , who provided the featured Loulouthi print and Fabric.com , who provided the rich 100% cotton twill . Both sites have great selections in stock and ready to ship.
We recommend using a twin or double needle to do the decorative stitching on this project. Check your supplies to see if your machine came with one. If not, stop by your local sewing machine dealer to see if there's one available as an optional accessory. The finished size of the tote is approximately 12½" tall x 11½" wide. Any Sewing Machine (we recommend the Janome Memory Craft 6300 ) Twin Needle Fabric for the bag exterior, pocket exteriors and strap exterior: ¾ yard of 58-60" wide heavy cotton twill; 1 yard of 44-45" wide heavyweight fusible interfacing for tote and pockets 1 large decorative button: Carabiner Keychain Mod: Stop dropping your keys. I used to keep my keys on a standard carabiner, which I could clip to my belt loop.
Most of the time, that worked fine. But every so often, when I unclipped the carabiner from my belt loop, one of the key rings would slip off without me noticing. I had spare keys, so such events were really just a minor nuisance. Then, I got a car with an (exorbitantly priced) keyless entry remote. One day the inevitable happened, I reached for my keys and the ring with the remote was gone.
Staring at the mangled corpse of my absurdly costly key fob, I resolved to solve my key loss problem once and for all. This project was made proudly at the i3 Detroit hackerspace. Easy DIY transforming purse-backpack. If you are anything like me, you're tired of buying stuff and using it for a few months at which point it falls apart and you need to buy a new one.
That's the story with me and backpacks. They are all made out of this really easy to tear material which only lasts PART of a semester at best, before I need a new one. I've come to realize purses are made to carry small stuff but are limited as far as long journeys, whereas backpacks are made for long distances, but tear apart easy, so I thought why not combine the two?
I take this backpack / purse hiking with me all the time and its lasted much longer than any of my backpacks, so I thought I'd show you how to make one! It's very simple, and took me less than 20 minutes to make. How to make nail polish. This instructable will teach you how to make your own nail polish colors using eyeshadow and glitter.
It's an excellent way to get custom nail polish colors you couldn't get otherwise. And I love the way this nail polish goes on and the way it dries - it's much more matte and shimmery than regular nail polish. Plus, making your own nail polish is very cheap and fast - so why not give it a try? P.S. Know there are lots of tutorials on how to make your own nail polish floating around online, but I really wanted to give it a try.