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UpCycled Window Shutters - DIY Inspiration. Posted by on fredag, mars 16, 2012 · 6 Comments Open your eyes to the possibilities of upcycling old shutters into new awesome creations.

UpCycled Window Shutters - DIY Inspiration

I’ve gathered a pick of 10 inspiring and doable DIY projects (most with link to DIY tutorials) to show you there’s no need to shut the door to shutter futures anywhere. Hope the ideas will inspire some scrap hacking action! Shutter Wall Olive & Love made the shutter wall in the pic below: DIY TUTORIAL – HERE! Shutter Coat Rack Old shutters and some hooks is all it takes to make your own shutter coat rack: Shutter Head Board Blogger Whitney of ‘Create Love Grow’ made the yellow head board in the pic below:

Anthro-Inspired Mirror. You all know we love a good Anthropologie knockoff around here – so a couple of days ago when I was browsing online I came across this mirror.

Anthro-Inspired Mirror

Oh I definitely need that. Hold the presses – did that say $498??? Huh. We can do better than that. :) So after scouring the thrift shops, cutting myself on mirror glass, and overcoming an unreasonable fear of Mod Podge, here is my version! Rose iPhone 4/4S Case - Silicone Rose Embossing Cover. Flip-Flop Refashion: Part 1 (Braided Straps) Summer is great.

Flip-Flop Refashion: Part 1 (Braided Straps)

And warm. And full of outdoor activities and trips to the pool and random walks around the neighborhood. Lyxig småförvaring. Enameled Vintage Keys DIY. When I was a kid my mom used red fingernail polish and painted the first initial of our last name to identify things we had, especially on stuff we took camping or our Tupperware and Corningware dishes.

Enameled Vintage Keys DIY

There was always a big red initial on the back, lest someone got confused that the Corningware dish with potato salad at the potluck or the cooler filled with beer at the picnic was OURS not theirs! She also used fingernail polish to identify keys. It made it easier to know what the keys were for. All keys seem to look the same nowadays. Pallet reading bed for the nursery. UPDATE: For those following a link directly to this post, you can find pictures of the entire nursery HERE UPDATE: I recently found out the owner of the bed that inspired mine, check out her incredible site HERE When we began planning the nursery I really wanted a spot I could read with our kids and snuggle with them.

pallet reading bed for the nursery

Since I won’t be working as much, I have great hopes that maybe every once and a while I could cuddle down for a nap with one of them. So in working on the nursery, I began working on a ‘reading bed’ for us. Granted this will be a great bed for naps and for kids, but it is not designed to be an adult bed. I was inspired by this picture and then made it my own. Materials: 9 Amazing Lockets from Etsy. Lockets are probably the most romantic type of jewelry. It is not only decoration but also storage for photos or other relics. It is believed that the lockets was invented in ancient Rome, it was a round disk, which was the award to the military commander at the time of triumph. Locket is a great gift for Valentine’s Day. They all are unique and made of different materials.

Most of them are performed in Victorian style. Holder for Charging Cell Phone (made from lotion bottle) My husband and I both have cell phones.

Holder for Charging Cell Phone (made from lotion bottle)

And both of us have phone chargers. And that means lots of obnoxious cords. You never know when one of us may be moving phone cords around, to give our phones an extra charge while we’re chatting away……… or trying to charge our phones up before running errands or something. Needless to say, those phone cords seem to be everywhere…..and are generally in the way and hanging all over the floor.

(Okay, and how about when you’re in a hotel or visiting family/friends. The Burlap Bag - High Quality Handmade Goods Shop - Austin Texas. March 1, 2012 by Lauren I saw a "trick" online and thought "Weird!

The Burlap Bag - High Quality Handmade Goods Shop - Austin Texas

I wonder if that really works! " So I tried it. Yes, you can indeed shave the pills off of your sweaters and jackets and any other article of clothing that is pill-y. The Knot So Hard Flip Flip Flop Diy. Oh I am so excited about this project!

The Knot So Hard Flip Flip Flop Diy

Any DIY that takes less than 30 minutes is worth getting excited about, no? These flip flops are so easy, and so so comfortable. The best part? They only cost me $1.oo. DIY Zipper Headband. I guess this is a week of headbands. ;) Have you ever stopped to think about what a cool gadget the zipper is?

DIY Zipper Headband

You can close things with one hand, they make a funny noise, they have "teeth"... BoxLightBox Ink Cartridge Lamps. Fold Out Convertible Desk. Urbancase The Ledge Optional Shelf. Bedpack. When You Run Out Of Room In Your Night Table Get A Bedpack. Integral fashion helmet Leopardo - HelmetDress Helmet covers. RX Flask. Totally unique handmade panties by BunnyJump.

Pretty Paper Eyelash Extensions. Oh, eyelashes.

Pretty Paper Eyelash Extensions

Wooden Piggy Bank, Photo, Glass. Home Office Storage Solutions. Wriggling Snake Wreath. Repurposed Etched Glass Spice Jars... As an avid recycler, I often find myself admiring the numerous boxes of glass bottles in our garage, awaiting their fate. When I noticed more than a dozen empty bottles from one particular product, I knew I had a problem there must be something else I could do other than toss them into a recycling bin once a week. In order to justify my purchase of a caffeine-laden treat, I decided to repurpose and upcycle the glass containers from my favorite splurge. Enter Starbucks Frappuccino. (I know, I know, but I'm trying...) And no, we're not rich. Make a Cat Bed from a Computer Monitor. Shrink plastic ring tutorial.

Thank you to everyone who requested a shrinkydinks ring tutorial! This tutorial is an experimental method, not an exact science – you should have fun playing with it… UPDATE: Since posting this very popular tutorial in 2008, I’ve answered every question imaginable in the comments of this post. If you have questions, you’re welcome to trawl back through the hundreds of comments to find my answers, or, to make things easier, I’ve compiled a 3-page shrinky rings FAQ, which is available exclusively when you donate $1 or more towards my tutorial (this also entitles you to further help from me by email, should you need it).

Please see the end of this post for more details about this policy Please note: if you’ve come here via the lovely bird ‘ring’ picture on Pinterest, read this post to answer your questions. How to Make Leaf Skeletons. I wanted to share with you a project from one of my readers who shares with us how to make leaf skeletons. I LOVE this! I have several leafs in various forms displayed in my home and knew I needed to make some of her leaf skeletons to add to my decor. I love how a pattern of leaves can enhance the beauty in your home. So I asked Heather if she would mind sharing her project with you. You can find more great projects from Heather at her blog The Other White House. Boden Boulevard Necklace Knockoff.

Did you know Mother’s Day is about a week and half away?? High Functioning Coat Hooks. Back in Los Angeles, any old coat rack or a few hooks by the door would do. Most of us would just toss a jacket in the back of the car in the winter months. But here in Vermont we need a little more. Many of the vernacular farm houses I visit have at least a half dozen hooks per person lined up in their mud rooms.

How To Make A Stylish Photo Frame For Several Photos. Here is a simple yet stylish photo frame that can accomodate quite many photos at once. The idea is very simple. Fasten twines on the empty frame and hang photos using clothes pins on them. Wipe Off Weekly Menu Board. I am a meal planner. I refuse to go grocery shopping without my week’s worth of meals planned out and list made. (It’s either that or wander aimlessly around the grocery store for two hours and then make ten more trips back during the week to get things I forgot.) Mason Jar Key Hook. 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. Something Special Card + Envelope Tutorial. Woodworking plans. Outdoor Movie Screen, Movie Screen & Backyard Movie. Watching a favorite movie outdoors is a fun and special warm–weather activity for kids and parents alike. And all it takes are some simple materials — plus a little creativity — to transform your backyard into an outdoor theatre. Setting Up Your Outdoor Screen What you need: 2 thick, white queen–size ironed flat sheets Top pole 1.5" diameter x 10' long Bottom pole 3" diameter x 10' long Rope — 2 different thicknesses Step 1.

Start with two queen–size ironed flat sheets. Sew them together with white thread so the long sides are joined creating a tube. Once your screen is set up, create a casual, comfortable seating arrangement using plush cushions covered in fade–proof fabrics and soft, moisture–resistant pillows. Kodachrome Curtains - Updated! Now with lampy goodness! Video. _louyx5z37Y1qcz682o1_500.jpg (JPEG Image, 500x375 pixels) How To Make a Secret Hollow Book: The first step into making the hollow book is to select a book. Make sure this is a book your own, and not one belonging to the library, or your family.

Cassette tape tutorial. Recycled Crafts - Recyclable Crafts for Kids - Recycling Craft Ideas. Google Map Envelopes. Liquor Lamp. DIY Ribbon + Chain Bracelets from #MAGICLV. Realistic Duct Tape Rose. DIY Washi Tape Laptop Keyboard.