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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?

20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects

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. 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.

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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. 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 Filament.io 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.

We are now focusing on a new jewelry project, so please check that out and we hope you enjoy the tutorial below! Edit: We are now selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop! Handmade ornaments - Kidsumers. Flora's Blog- Flora Grubb Gardens. Call of Duty Zombies Perk Cola Bottles!!! 1.) 4 clear bottles with a label that can be pealed off- also find them with a screwable lid. 2.)

Call of Duty Zombies Perk Cola Bottles!!!

Printable stickers 3.) Goo-gone stuff (this was only used to get the nasty residue off the glasses- you dont have to get it) 4.) Color Printer 5.) 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. DIY Doily Lamp. Lightbulb Terrarium. This super cute terrarium is made out of an old refrigerator light bulb that burned out a couple weeks ago.

Lightbulb Terrarium

I got some moss, sand and a cute little hippo figurine to stick inside, though now I think the little guy could use a tiny air plant or something to cheer him up, I'm sure moss tastes terrible too. Also, don't forget to vote on the blog poll at the right of the page for the kinds of crafts you would like to see more of! February is coming to an end soon, and with it the project a day, and I would like to know what you want to see more of in the months to come! 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: Bottle (w)rap. I drink a lot of wine. And end up with a lot of empty wine bottles that are oh so pretty, it breaks my heart to have to junk them with the raddi- walla. I've been trying to find all sorts of utility excuses to hang on to them - wate bottles, plant holders and what have you. Spring Scrapbook Paper Tree.

Hello fellow crafters! 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. Six paper flowers. It got into my head that I needed to make some paper flowers. I don’t know why. But I figured it wouldn’t be a big deal because the Internet is a veritable smörgåsbord of craft tutorials, and all I had to do was fire up Lappy 5000 and pick one out. It’s Party Time : Made From Scratch. Creative Kismet » Blog Archive » little guiding stars. Water Balloon Luminaries. DIY Awesome Xmas Lights With Stuff From a Frat House. Paper Cherry Blossom Display. Paper Crafts Home.

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