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20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects. Thursday, June 14, 2012 4:30 am, Posted by Chris Groves | Internet 20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects Topics: At Home Project Ideas , Creative DIY Home Projects , Do It Yourself Projects for 2012 , Fun How To Projects , What to Do with Extra Stuff Are you bored and have a bunch of extra little items hanging around here and there? Well we were in the same boat so we decided to round up 20 different awesome at home projects you can do. Anything from soda pop cap lids to spoons and more. Crystal Egg Geodes - Martha Stewart Easter. Geodes can be grown without using egg dye.

Crystal Egg Geodes - Martha Stewart Easter

The resulting crystals are clear to milky white, like quartz. While large chicken eggshells are suggested in this process, larger eggshells can be used. Simply increase the size of the plastic or glass container and double or triple the amounts of dye (1 packet), alum (3/4 part), and water (2 parts) used to create the growing solution. Dye - Dyes From Plants - Pioneer Thinking. Did you know that a great source for natural dyes can be found right in your own back yard!

Dye - Dyes From Plants - Pioneer Thinking

Roots, nuts and flowers are just a few common natural ways to get many colors. Yellow, orange, blue, red, green, brown and grey are available. Go ahead, experiment! Gathering plant material for dyeing: Blossoms should be in full bloom, berries ripe and nuts mature. Remember, never gather more than 2/3 of a stand of anything in the wild when gathering plant stuff for dying. To make the dye solution: Chop plant material into small pieces and place in a pot. Getting the fabric ready for the dye bath: You will have to soak the fabric in a color fixative before the dye process.

DIY storybook paper roses. You’re going to love today’s DIY project so much that you’re going to want to start tearing pages out from old books tonight!

DIY storybook paper roses

Remember the storybook roses in Shanna + Richard’s wedding? Sweet, right? Floral designer, Cathy Brim of Bloom Floral Design created the elegant branch bouquets seen in their ceremony using Valerie Lloyd’s paper roses design, and now we’re jumping-out-of-the-pages excited that Valerie is sharing her DIY secrets with you! 30 Fun DIY Crafts To Keep You and the Family Busy During the Holidays. How to Make a Three-Dimensional Wall Hanging. Ready to craft?

How to Make a Three-Dimensional Wall Hanging

This project is so easy, anyone can do it. Before you start making excuses, let me tell you, I’d never painted before. Never used acrylics or done art on canvas. I can hardly even draw a straight line. Now that your excuses are gone, pick your colors and your theme and let’s get started! Need some ideas? Use different kinds of sticks. Maybe leave off the bird and use butterflies. This project should take two days. Handmade Moccasins. Dry erase board out of a picture frame. 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 out of a picture frame

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. Professional Wit: Chinese Lucky Stars Rainbow Christmas Tree Garland. I feel melty. EDIT 11/5/2012: We are no longer selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop.

I feel melty.

Handmade ornaments - Kidsumers. Flora's Blog- Flora Grubb Gardens. Call of Duty Zombies Perk Cola Bottles!!! Recycled Book Page Sphere Ornament {No.11} Materials Needed:CardstockBook Pages or Scrapbooking PaperRibbonEmbellishments {glitter & bell} Begin by cutting a circle template from a piece of card stock.

Recycled Book Page Sphere Ornament {No.11}

{I simply traced around a 2 1/2 inch diameter jar lid} Using the template, cut out 8 circles from a sheet of cardstock and 8 circles from book pages. You can use any paper you would like for these, however the ornament will hold its shape much better if at least half of the circles are cut from cardstock. Fold each circle in half. Start gluing together the circles, alternating between the card stock and the book pages. Before gluing the last two circles in place, tuck a piece of ribbon into the center for the hanger.

DIY Doily Lamp. Lightbulb Terrarium. Wall-Mounted Succulent Garden. Yesterday I made this sweet little wall-mounted succulent garden. Today, I could not wait to share it with you. For the first time ever, I've put all of my craft instructions, materials needed and helpful step-by-step photos into a PDF for sale in my etsy shop. I'm selling each PDF for just a few dollars! You guys! A few low-cost materials, and a couple of hours, and you too could have this sitting on your table, hanging in your garden, or greeting neighbors at the front door. Headband tutorial.

What you need: -Flower petal template- located HERE-Sheer fabric-Felt-Permanent fabric glue-Headband (wide bands work best)-Scissors-Cardstock What to do:

headband tutorial

Bottle (w)rap. I drink a lot of wine.

Bottle (w)rap

Spring Scrapbook Paper Tree. Hello fellow crafters!

Spring Scrapbook Paper Tree

Tristin and I were invited to be today's featured guest blogger over at Everyday Mom Ideas! We were thrilled with this wonderful opportunity, and wanted to share with the readers over there one of our trees from the collection we're currently doing. This second tree is very similar to the first one. Six paper flowers. It got into my head that I needed to make some paper flowers. I don’t know why. It’s Party Time : Made From Scratch. Creative Kismet » Blog Archive » little guiding stars. Since the new year has started I’ve been trying to think of ways to be more kind to my self. Especially when that nasty gremlins try to creep in and stump me. Water Balloon Luminaries. A fun and easy project with a beautiful payoff. Learn how to make these Balloon Luminaries. You will need: High-Melt Paraffin Wax (IGI 1260)Party BalloonsDouble BoilerCookie Sheet Instructions:

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