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Create Your Own Lace Pottery. Make a Pink Ruffly Umbrella. Home » $5 and Under, cheap crafts, From Our Readers, Headline, Tutorials 22 June 2010 56,461 views 12 Comments by heather.

Make a Pink Ruffly Umbrella

Make a Recycled Soda Bottle Jewelry Stand. Make a Beaded Chandelier. Welcome to Dollar Store Crafts - the internet's original site for all Dollar Store Crafts!

Make a Beaded Chandelier

Cell Phone Charging Dock (From Card Box) Craft Recycled: Cell Phone Charging Station from a Lotion Bottle. By Becky Striepe on March 14, 2012 Ashley over at Make It Love It was tired of leaving her cell phone on the floor while it charged.

Craft Recycled: Cell Phone Charging Station from a Lotion Bottle

The phone got grungy, and it was sort of an eyesore. It's a good idea to use free paint chips: - StumbleUpon. Check out the 31 ways paint chips are used in all kinds of projects!!

It's a good idea to use free paint chips: - StumbleUpon

Some of these you may have seen around blogland others are from Etsy. 1.PaintswatchWall2.SnowmanOrnaments3.cut leaves 4. Note booklets 5. 7. 10. 13. gift boxes 14. 16. 19. 22. 24. 26. 29. Most Popular Repurposing Tricks of 2011 - StumbleUpon. The 30 Minute $6 Dress Tutorial. Guest post by Rachael at Talk 2 the Trees.

The 30 Minute $6 Dress Tutorial

The perfect dress is hard to come by. I like my dresses to be cheap, and long enough. (I’m not a fan of super short dresses!) Cheap and long dresses don’t seem to go hand in hand.. so, if you want something done right, you have to do it yourself! Here is a tutorial for a simple yet cute dress. 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! If you have questions about commissioning your own artwork, please see the shop or email us at Here’s our contribution to the melted crayon craze on Pinterest. How to make an Outdoor Candle Lantern Inexpensively. Last week I made a candle chandelier for my deck.

How to make an Outdoor Candle Lantern Inexpensively

It looks so pretty when lit, but the rest of my yard was looking kind of neglected. FASTEST RECYCLED T-SHIRT TOTE BAG. Tree Wall Decal. One Pearl Button. My Favorite Blogs. Creative Guest: Nike from Choose to THRIVE. Is it just me, or does guest posting on Ucreate seem a little like sitting down on the couch with Oprah?

Creative Guest: Nike from Choose to THRIVE

I’m just a bit excited to be here people, and am trying my darndest to keep the couch jumping and fist pumps to a minimum… Anyway, I’m Nike. Living With Lindsay — Creating a Beautiful Home, One Glue Gun Burn at a Time. Apartment Therapy Ohdeedoh. Name: Adele (10 months)Location: United States For Adele's room, Greg and I wanted something fun, bright, and cheerful, and a little bit geeky/steampunk without taking over the room with nerdiness (we'd considered, and dismissed, Portal, Mario, and pirate-ninja).

Apartment Therapy Ohdeedoh

Shabby Blogs. Plastic Cup Lamp. Now that my university is closed for winter holidays, I finally have more free time to do all the crafty things I’ve been wanting to.

Plastic Cup Lamp

One of these is a lamp made from plastic cups I’ve seen at taf, the art foundation, in the Monastiraki region in the center of Athens. When I first saw it at taf, I was amazed; I looked closely and I couldn’t believe my eyes! The object itself is so peculiar, modern and alien-like it could be in any design exhibition. Eight-day-of-christmas-8-maids-milking. I had such a great response when I asked about Aprons I am thinking about doing "Apron week" the first week in January.

If you like this idea let me know AND email me a picture or link to any aprons you would like ot see made and I will tackle it! I love a challenge! Would you guys like to do this? I love love love pretty aprons and I actually think this is the one area where Anthropologie prices aren't that bad. Better Late Than Never....Anthro Knock Off Lamp Tutorial. Upcycled Skirts: Umbrellas Converted into Colorful Clothes.

Like designing your own styles to dress in but not skilled with complex stitching or comfortable with creating new patterns? From their shapes and size to their scale and appearance, skirts and umbrellas have a lot in common – except, perhaps, that when it comes to an umbrella the interior is designed to be seen publicly and thus is as carefully considered and crafted as the exterior … whereas, well, looking up a skirt … that might get you in trouble.

But seriously: used umbrella material is a perfect choice in many regards to upcycle into a skirt, dress, other easily-planned piece of refab clothing, as designer Cecilia Felli discovered during her creative umbrella-to-skirt upcycling experiments. Moreover, since umbrellas are well known for breaking down, this provides a simple do-it-yourself way to take advantage of something that frequently falls apart. Umbrellas come in all kinds of colorful, creative and unique patterns that convert readily into skirt material for women or girls. Cute & Easy Fabric/Ribbon Bandaids. Kids and ouchies seem to go hand in hand... or maybe that should be 'on knee & knees'? If you have children or have a child occasionally in your care, there's a really good chance that you have a small stash of boxes, with bandaids in different sizes and colors, ready to go at a moments notice!

(Just ask Alaina's teacher!!) Since I'm almost positive that my children see bandaids as removable body-art stickers, it was quickly becoming an expensive new hobby for us. With this simple idea, there's no need to purchase those neon shades or the cartoon character bandaids anymore. Most favorited all-time. Things to Make and Do. ~Ruffles And Stuff~