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20 Creative Ways To Use Embroidery Hoops. 34 Things You Can Improve With A Sharpie. DIY Découpage Floral Bag. When H&M asked us to DIY a boho-inspired item for their summer issue, découpage was the first thing that came to mind.

DIY Découpage Floral Bag

Honestly, does it get any better than customizing a simple handbag with a brilliant floral print? However you create it, it’ll be satisfying to know that you’ve designed yourself a one of a kind bag! You’ll need:a handbagcotton fabric with a large floral patternpainter’s tapeMod Podgecraft paint2 small plastic dishes2 brushesscissors Start by taping off the edges and hardware of the handbag. Squeeze a dollop of colored craft paint into a small disposable container. Allow the first layer to dry completely. While the paint dries, carefully cut out a handful of flowers from the fabric. Arrange them onto the painted section of the bag. Remove the painter’s tape when the Mod Podge has dried clear and your floral handbag is complete! 46 Ideas For DIY Jewelry You'll Actually Want To Wear. 46 Awesome String-Light DIYs For Any Occasion. A Super Easy DIY Beaded Leather Bracelet.

DIY Necklace Tutorials. DIY Woven Chain Collar Necklace. Earlier this month Lauren and I escaped city life with our dear friend Grace, of Stripes & Sequins, for a weekend chock-full of sun and DIY.

DIY Woven Chain Collar Necklace

With an abundant supply of rhinestone and brass curb chain, we decided to try weaving the components together to make our own collar necklaces. It was fun to see how wonderfully different the pieces turned out - each so fabulous in their own unique way! Honestly, isn’t that the best part about DIYing with friends? You’ll need: Start by laying two pieces of curb chain side by side. Thread the floss under the first link on the left side and through the top of the 2nd link on the right side. Continue this weaving pattern. Tie a knot at the end. Using a different color flow, weave the floss around the first few links – again leaving about a foot of extra slack.

Continue weaving and tie a knot at the end. Tie a knot onto the chain. Keep the necklace curved while attaching the rhinestone chain. 24 Cute And Incredibly Useful Gift Wrap DIYs. DIY Chan Luu Bracelet « Made2Style. My goal this holiday season was to really try my best to make some homemade gifts.

DIY Chan Luu Bracelet « Made2Style

So far I’m doing pretty well with my wreath, some burlap covered candles, some personalized coasters and this past weekend I gave a try at some jewelry. You may have noticed how wrap bracelets are everywhere lately. Chan Luu bracelets are extremely popular these days. They come in singles and also in wraps. I love love the look of these bracelets. I did the top bracelet by simply following this tutorial. 1. 2.Bring your needle up under the right cord through the center and pull the thread through. 3. 4. You will just continue to do this for every bead. 25 DIY Coffee Cup Cozy Tutorials And Patterns. Free Coffee Cozy Knitting or Crochet Pattern Tutorial (via thesittingtree) Winter is coming so probably it’s time to make your home more cozy and warm.

25 DIY Coffee Cup Cozy Tutorials And Patterns

How to make your own Farm Fountain. MAGAZINE ENVELOPES. 18K+ Well I got this idea from our friend Nina.


25 more ways of turning pallets into unique pieces of furniture. A while ago we showed you an article called “21 ways of turning pallets into unique pieces of furniture” where we enumerated a series of original items you could create using pallets.

25 more ways of turning pallets into unique pieces of furniture

The list was quite long but definitely not exhaustive and since we’ve received good feedback we decided to continue with a second part of the article where we present you even more unique projects you can create with the help of pallets. We tried to come up with new examples, arranged according to the type of product you can create. Shelves. 1. DIY wine tasting room pallet shelving. This is an ingenious project created by a couple that opened a wine tasting room and decided to go with a rustic look. 2. Even though shelves were created as a functional way of adding some useful storage space, they can also be used as a decorative space in the form of display shelves. 3. One place where you can never have too much storage space is the kitchen. 4. I personally find this piece very interesting.

Sofas and benches. DIY Elbow Patch. While perusing Pinterest one evening, I came across an intriguing tutorial on the wonderful art of needle felting.

DIY Elbow Patch

DIY Dotted Tissue Paper Lantern. Sewing 101: making a pouf. Hot Air Balloon Paper Lantern. Hot Air Balloon Paper Lantern My baby boy is almost here!

Hot Air Balloon Paper Lantern

I am so excited to meet him and frankly I am sooooo over being pregnant. We plan on having Lou and the baby share a room while they are little and I currently love how Lou's room is decorated but fact is... it is a little girly. I want to stay far away from the split up 'boy side & 'girl side' feeling that many shared gender rooms have, but I do need to add a few more neutral or 'boy' features to the room.

With that being said I came up with this quick craft to create and hang above the baby's crib. The Technique Zone: Acrylic Paint Transfer. Supplies needed: Acrylic dabbers, photocopy of an image, water spritzer bottle, paintbrush, card stock, craft sheet and heat tool (optional) Take the lid off the dabbers and brush the paint onto the card stock, ensure you get a good coverage Take your photocopied image ( remember that you will get a reverse of the image, so don't use bold words), flip it over and place it in the acrylic.

The Technique Zone: Acrylic Paint Transfer

Lightly press it down making sure it's smooth and not wrinkled Leave to air dry for at least 15 minutes and then if you wish give it a blast with the heat tool Only move onto this step when you are sure your paint is completely dryTake your water filled spritzer bottle, spray the back of the paper no more than two squirts, you don't want it too wet Next start to rub the paper very gently with your finger. Guest Post: Inspired by Valerie Boy. DIY Sharpie Tie Die. I love this Sharpie tie die DIY from The Art Girl Jackie blog!

DIY Sharpie Tie Die

She did it with her adorable daughter and I think it’s a fun inspiration for this Spring and upcoming music festival season. Use this technique to spruce up your ratty t-shirts or maybe a pair of of cut off shorts.