Always Chrysti - Always Chrysti - 100+ Ways to Creatively Reuse Old Magazines. How to fold a single piece of paper into a handy cd case. Inspiration: Origami Cranes. Recycled Pillow Box Favors. You know that I save toilet paper rolls.
They can be made into so many things — mummies, rockets, Uncle Sam hats, flower party favors………………. even cute pillow boxes perfect for a little favor! Fold in one side of the end. Then fold in the other side. Repeat on other end. Open back up and give the toilet paper roll a bit of paint. Give it a nice shine with a light coat of clear spray paint. Fill with candy and treats, fold back ends. How about some for Halloween? Wedloft by WeddingWindow.com - StumbleUpon. If you have a small budget for your wedding, one major way to cut expenses is to DIY!
Today I’ve rounded up a group of super fun DIY projects that would make for some FABULOUS wedding stationery! 1. Stamped Celery Flowers – These floral stamps made with celery are unbelievable! Who would have thought that this healthy snack could be used to make stationery? Certainly not me! 2. Photo Credit: A Day in My LifePin it 3. Photo Credit: Design SpongePin it 4. Photo Credit: Li’l MagooliePin it 5. Photo Credit: Design SpongePin it 6. Magazine bowl - recycle project no. 7. This project took me so much longer than I thought it would.
I may not be finished yet (I'll explain in a minute) but I want to move on to other ideas so I decided to post about it now. I certainly didn't reinvent the wheel with this one but it was something fun and super easy to make. Materials:- a magazine (I didn't use more than half of a magazine)- glue gun I started by making a tight little roll and making the flat circle that I showed you the other day. This can also make a useful trivet if you continue the flat shape to the desired size. Each strip that I used is made from one page of the magazine.
I added each strip to my piece by keeping the folded edge outside and the open side toward the inside. As you place each strip down only do so a short piece at a time because the glue dries really fast. I glued each strip of paper down, leaving a small piece unglued so that I could tuck in the following strip under it. Here's my unfinished bowl. How-To Make Recycled Paper Beads, Threadbanger. Make your own paper bead jewellery - Better Homes & Gardens Magazine - Yahoo!7 Lifestyle - StumbleUpon. Most of us have a little stash of leftover decorative papers from projects and parties.
But before you put your scraps in the recycling bin, take a look at what you can do with them. These colourful beads can be made from any paper – junk mail, magazine pages, used giftwrap or leftover stationery papers – and they’re so easy, you and the kids can whip them up by the dozen. Paper beads Gather your supplies Paper; ruler and pencil; scissors; wooden skewers; glue stick; disposable plates or plastic container; gloss spray varnish; leather cord, for stringing; necklace findings (2 silver leather clamps, 2 jump rings and a clasp per necklace); needle-nose pliers Note: For a triple-string necklace, make sufficient beads for 3 strands of beads.
Here’s how Step 1 Use Bead templates to choose the shape of your paper strips. Step 2 When you have cut a number of strips, you can start to roll your beads. Step 3 Continue to roll beads this way until you have covered most of the skewer. Large map art. How to Make Paper Pencils (tutorial) I have always wanted to make my own pencils, but the thought of shaping two pieces of wood to allow a piece of lead to sit perfectly inside made me think it wasn’t worth the effort.
For some reason I was looking at some pieces of lead I have (for a drafting pencil) and “pop” there it was.. a solution to my DIY longing. Here is a tutorial to make pencils that is so ridiculously easy I’ve made 10 pencils since the idea came to me yesterday! Enjoy. Paper: I recommend using 6″ origami paper. The paper I used was beautiful washi origami paper made in Japan (see exact product here). 21 Paint Chip Craft Ideas. By craftyamy | I have a stack of paint chips from various projects over the years.
They always seem to go into a drawer – because they are so colorful that I don’t want to throw them away. Do you also have said stack of paint chips? Then you need some project ideas, because you shouldn’t let those swatches of color go to waste. They are perfect for crafting. Nggallery id=’125493′ Pretty Meets Practical Cut up chips and put them under glass to accent your table. Visit the post at Atypical Type A Whole Lotta Love All you need are stamps to make a cute message.
Read more about this project at Grace and Ivy Write It Down.