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Natural Cheek & Lip Stain. Felt Car Mat {With Tutorial} DIY: Owl Towel. If you need a new towel for your kitchen then you must try making one yourself at fraction of a cost with this diy (it will also make a great gift or can used for wrapping a gift).

DIY: Owl Towel

Niki has shared this cool tutorial for making a fun and quirky dish towel. To read more information and for step by step instructions with images go here. Material's that you'll need for the project: Towels. Melted Snowman Christmas Ornament craft instructions. Cut a 6" length of elastic thread.

Melted Snowman Christmas Ornament craft instructions

Knot the two ends together in an overhand knot. This will be your hanger. Lay a piece of foil on your work surface. Place the hanger on the foil with the knot facing downward. Prepare the nose by cutting a 3/4" piece of orange pipe cleaner and folding it into a V shape. Make your own dinosaur eggs, fun preschool craft. Make your own dinosaur eggs with just a few ingredients and your favorite little plastic dinosaurs.

Make your own dinosaur eggs, fun preschool craft

You preschooler will love creating the eggs and then cracking them open a few days later. Crafting: Button Bracelets. Love buttons?

Crafting: Button Bracelets

Who doesn't?! Chances are, whether you are crafty or not, you have a stash of them laying around, or maybe an addiction to collecting vintage ones. Well today I have a simple project that will put them to good use, button bracelets! You can also use new buttons for this project, and these days there are so many cool ones available at your local fabric store, the design possibilities are endless. What you'll need: Elastic, 1/4" or 3/8" thick. Wednes-diy. UPDATE: This post originally ran on March 23 2011, but with summer winding down we wanted to bring it back up for some late summer inspiration!


A fellow fp girl sent this to me a couple weeks back and i’ve been thinking about it ever since! I can think of a million reasons why these would be awesome… as apartment décor, as outdoor party décor, and – wouldn’t they be the best thing EVER for camping in general or at a festival? Just let them sit in the sun all day, and they’ll last all night! I am absolutely going to make some to bring with me to bonnaroo this year. 25 Handmade Gifts Under $5. If your gift list is long and your budget is small here are some great Handmade Gifts that you can make.

25 Handmade Gifts Under $5

Keep in mind that handmade items are not just beautiful but special… DIY Sharpie Tie Die. I love this Sharpie tie die DIY from The Art Girl Jackie blog!

DIY Sharpie Tie Die

Serendipity Mittens » Pixie Purls. I am a lazy knitters, I don’t like knitting that take too much work or is too boring.

Serendipity Mittens » Pixie Purls

This doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate lace or cables and enjoy knitting them. Koolaid Dyeing at the Lunatic Cafe. Dyeing yarn with Koolaid is a fun, easy, and inexpensive way to try hand-dyeing.

Koolaid Dyeing at the Lunatic Cafe

Koolaid plus water, vinegar and a heat source (such as a Crock-Pot) will produce some beautiful, lasting colors in protein-based fibers, such as wool and silk. Plant-based fibers such as cotton, linen and hemp will not absorb the color. I like using my Crock-Pot since it will "cook" the yarn without boiling or heating up my kitchen, and I don't have to watch it constantly. You can do this on the stove if you prefer; just use a stainless steel or unchipped enamel pan and keep the temp below the boiling point. Obligatory caution: Be careful not to burn yourself. Free Knitting Patterns - Christmas Lights - Kimberly Chapman's Knitting. Copyright © 2005-2008, Kimberly Chapman.

Free Knitting Patterns - Christmas Lights - Kimberly Chapman's Knitting

All knitting graphics/patterns/instructions on this page were created by Kimberly Chapman. You may link to this page, but please do not steal/hotlink the graphics or copy the patterns to other sites without my written permission. Free Knitting Patterns - Oak Leaf. This carefully unsymmetrical oak leaf pattern will leave you with lots of loose ends to sew in. Why not use them to embroider some extra veins across the back of your leaf? Baby Sweater Knitting Pattern. The knobs. To make it a proper Lego brick it needed 8 knobs. These were made from soft drinks lids - the boys were allowed to drink extra coke so I had enough red lids! I chose to use the same colour as the yarn to reduce show through.

Knit a monkey free pattern. By Beryl Tsang Six months after losing my right breast to cancer, I was invited to a party at the latest hot boite. Now, I usually avoid such places, preferring to spend my evenings at home, knitting hemp climbing gyms for my son's pet snake or felted fishbowl warmers for my daughter's Siamese fighting fish, but I needed a change of scene. Finding the right outfit was a no-brainer. I have closet full of leather dresses and high heeled boots from my days as a Yarn Dom; "Get that sock finished NOW, you badly carded piece of roving or else! " Finding the right breast prosthesis, however, was a nightmare. I went to every mastectomy boutique and medical supply store in the city.

By Kristi Porter. Petunia Baby Blanket. Knitted Kitten. This is a very simple pattern to make a small and cute knitted kitten. I originally found this pattern here ( but after knitting it I made a few small changes to suit my taste - the width of the head and the entire shape of the tail. I have seen other similar patterns elsewhere. You can knit your kittens in whatever yarn you choose, on whatever needle size suits the yarn. Different yarn thicknesses and needle sizes will just make smaller or bigger cats.

Tinykitchen. Baby Link: Now with Baby Photos! - KNITTING. Reclaiming yarn from a thrift store sweater « Free Knitting Pattern 90357AD Marylebone Road Scarf. Myopia Scarf. Free pattern just in time for chilly weather! Make a trip to your yarn stash for the perfect bear colored yarn and knit your little bear a cozy and super fast hat. Free pattern friday: george. Mr Bean Style Teddy Bear. Free Crochet Patterns for Stuffed Animals and Toys. Kids in the Kitchen: Slime! September is in full swing and we thought we’d celebrate by doing Back-to-School week! My oldest kiddo just started pre-school and Kate is now the mother to an official kindergartner.

This week we’re going to have *five* posts. Hear that? A post every single day of the week you lucky duckies. So make sure to check in! Done. It’s 9:00pm. DIY Ribbon + Chain Bracelets from #MAGICLV. Here’s the second DIY I led with with BurdaStyle direct from the MAGIC floor. We did these bracelets on Wednesday, the final day of the show. Simply Vintagegirl Blog » Blog Archive » Tutorial: How to Make Lovely Fabric Flowers. 29 May 2010 These elegant fabric flowers are very simple to make . . . and only take a few basic supplies. I feel melty. EDIT 11/5/2012: We are no longer selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop. Professional Wit: Chinese Lucky Stars Rainbow Christmas Tree Garland.

Scratch-Off Save-the-Date How-To.