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Paper Flower Key Holder / Mark Montano. Difficulty Rating: Beginner Tags If you need a quick 'just because' gift for someone, this is it!

Paper Flower Key Holder / Mark Montano

It’s simple to make, couldn’t be less expensive and we can all use one. I for one am always losing my keys and this, by far, is the easiest way for me to keep track of them. Here’s how: Fabric Earing Buttons. Button earrings have become super popular in the past few years and I myself have had tons of fun making them.

Fabric Earing Buttons

They have such a fun vintage feel that I just love and they are my favorite kind of project, quick easy and instantly gratifying. These are pretty self explanatory and certainly not original but I love the versatility that you have with fabric covered buttons and thought it could be fun to do a mini tutorial- just in time for valentine's day!

Feather Hair Extensions. +++Updated+++ Hello girlies!

Feather Hair Extensions

Celebrity Inspiration: Ke$ha. Peacock Feather Earrings. Tiny Polaroid Magnets. Hi there!

Tiny Polaroid Magnets

It’s felt like forever since I’ve last blogged, and has felt like an eternity since I’ve done anything crafty and nifty. Since my morning sickness has gone into full speed (yes, we’re expecting our third this fall!) I haven’t felt like myself. But nothing like inspiration to wake one out of a reverie — or nightmare, in my constantly sick state. I came across these DIY Pantone chip magnets on How About Orange and wanted to do something similar. You will need: Cardboard (mine was the backing of a sketchbook — much thicker than the back of a regular spiral bound notebook) or 2-3 sheets of white cardstock or poster board spray-mounted together to use as a sturdy backing to the magnetsOpaque white marker (necessary only if your cardboard is not white) Craft knife Metal straight edge/ruler Clear packing tape or frisk film.

Step 1: Download a Photoshop file of the Polaroid frames below. Step 2: Print out photos onto photo paper. Step 4: Trim out photos with craft knife. 487 Comments. Mason Jar Key Hook. Hey guys! Hope you all had a great Wednesday I have a fun project to share today! I started with a 1×8 board from Lowe’s that I cut to about 2′ long. I used a different paint method on this board and I love how it turned out so I am going to share it with you in my next post. So for now… Here is my board after it is painted and ready to go. Craftgawker. Dry Erase Board. 133.2K Flares Twitter 7 Facebook 69 Pin It Share 3.9K 3K+ StumbleUpon 129.2K Made with Flare More Info 133.2K Flares × I purchased a few cheap 12×16 picture frames from Wal-mart for $3.00 a piece and brought them home, cut out scrapbook paper and attached it to the inside of the frame.

Dry Erase Board

I used double sided tape to stick the 12×12 sheets together then just cut off the remaining amount of paper before I attached it to the inside of the frame. Crayon Nibbles. Pottery Barn. Butterfly Life List. We started this business last year with the tag line: "Live life the way you picture it.

Butterfly Life List

" It can be taken literally in the sense that our camera bags allow you to "picture your life" with more ease. But more importantly, it's about the idea that your life is waiting for you to make it yours. "What do you intend to do with your one precious life"? The first part of this post can be found here. Thanks again to Maggie, who is inspiring people all over the world to make life more fun. Reconstructed T-Shirt. Measure the circumference of your chest.

Reconstructed T-Shirt

Cut a piece of elastic that matches your measurements. Turn the shirt inside out and cut a small opening on the bottom hem. Use a safety pin to attach one end of the elastic and insert the pin through the small opening. Pass the safety pin (and the elastic) inside the hem until you reach the other end. Attach the two ends of the elastic by sewing them. Mason Jar Key Hook. Collection of Projects.

Soap Recipes. Fire Pit. We all are impressed by fire pits that we can find in stores.

Fire Pit

Although they are usually quite expensive. In case you one of those people who likes such fire pits but don’t want to spend a lot of money on one of them, you should make one by yourself. Here is a tutorial done by Karen of Art of Doing Stuff. Here is what you’ll need: Marine siliconeCheap glass framesSmall rocksAny kind of metal meshGel fuelMetal planter with a lip (edge) on it. Clothespin Schedule. Take Note Don't spend money on a corkboard -- instead turn an artist's canvas into a practical memo board.

Clothespin Schedule

For a magnetic surface, attach a sheet-metal square. Hang it above your desk to keep important items visible. Antique Office Storage Repurpose flea market dishes as office organizers. Mismatched pieces add charm to a utilitarian space. Use teacups for pens and pencils, and saucers or small plates for stamps, keys, and spare change. Paperclip Earings.

Crayon Monogram. Earing Display. This fun little shabby chic earring stand, made from an altered picture frame, is a great way to hang and display all your beautiful, dangling earrings.

Earing Display

I had the idea for this project after we talked about my love affair with dangly earrings and how to display them. I don’t know about you, but I just love seeing them all hanging in a row! :) Fabric Flower Clip. 29 May 2010 These elegant fabric flowers are very simple to make . . . and only take a few basic supplies. The finished product is delightfully lovely, and at times can look like a real flower! Every flower will turn out differently and that is part of the beauty!

Apron Pattern. Graphic Art Soap.