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26 Clever And Inexpensive Crafting Hacks. 24 Crafts To Totally Geek Out About. Recycled Jeans Kitchen Oven Mitt. Hot Pockets Finally - denim that fits, no matter how many batches of cookies you bake!

Recycled Jeans Kitchen Oven Mitt

Pairing the classic combo of jeans and a t-shirt, each potholder is crafted of 100% reclaimed materials from uniform supply companies. All proceeds are donated to local food pantries and homeless shelters, giving these baking essentials a charitable boost. Recycled Wine Bottle Torch.

08.09.09 | by Erik Anderson Whether it’s product branding, package design or projects for ourselves, we’re pleased when we find a solution that’s very effective and creative, while keeping resources to a minimum.

Recycled Wine Bottle Torch

This idea is very inexpensive idea and it’s a great way to recycle a wine bottle. See how this simple idea inspired this brand and wine bottle design. It’s been a record year for mosquitoes here in Indianapolis, Indiana and I’d been wanting to add some Tiki-esque torches to the patio to combat the little buggers, and add a little ambiance. After searching the world over to find a torch that was affordable and atypical I came to the conclusion that unless I wanted wicker or bamboo, I needed to be a bit more resourceful. Stain PVC Any Color You Like. PVC is great: cheap, common, easy to work, and easy to join temporarily or permanently.

Stain PVC Any Color You Like

Only problem is, it’s kinda ugly, much of which owes to the fact that it only comes in white, gray, sometimes black, and (if you’re willing to pay through the nose) clear. “Furniture grade” PVC pipe can sometimes be found with integral color, but you’re limited to factory shades and if you want matching elbows, tees, or other fittings, you’re out of luck, because fittings only come in white. The Magic With Corks.

If you enjoy in good wine and you didn’t trow away the old corks you can create interesting home gadgets that are both interesting and creative.

The Magic With Corks

Home decorating can be improved using one of the 25 home ideas with corks we presented here. Upcycled Sweater Boots - StumbleUpon. Creative Guest: Watermark Tee by Sweet Verbana. Hello U-Create readers!

Creative Guest: Watermark Tee by Sweet Verbana

I am so excited to be guest posting here today. It just so happens to be my first guest post and I'm still a little shocked that it's here at Ucreate, one of my favorite blogs! Design for kids and the home. » DIY: Tank Dress with Pockets! academichic. Wine cork bath mat.

20 brilliant things to make in a jar. Via: Start saving your old jam jars!

20 brilliant things to make in a jar

From cakes to herb gardens, pies to photo frames, and even entire meals … here are 20 fantastic things you never knew you could make with a jar. (Above: red velvet cupcakes in a jar. Get the recipe here). Via: 31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects. Large T-Shirt to Fitted Tee Tutorial. Flower Pot Christmas Tree. Allison over at House of Hepworths made this ADORABLE Christmas tree out of terra cotta flower pots.

Flower Pot Christmas Tree

I had been looking for a cute decoration of some sort that I could put in our guest bathroom. But, because we painted it (YES, we FINALLY finished painting - stay tuned for that post) a soft green, I knew a "traditional" green Christmas tree wouldn't do. Owls for Mila. My friend Lilly, mother of Kyle, tagged herself on all of Kyle’s owl pictures on Facebook.

Owls for Mila

When her friend Valeria saw the mobile, she wanted me to make one for her daughter, Mila. Communicating by e-mail, Valeria sent me some pictures for reference, showing me the bedding she wanted to put in Mila’s nursery and some owls she had already bought to match. Make Your Own Book, Create a Book Online, Custom Books. Tutorials by Lee.


Knitting. Simple Wand Holder. © Helene of Troy Supplies 1/4” (0.6 cm) wide elastic in a color that matches your robes Matching thread Needle Instructions Measure around your upper arm in two places: just below the armpit and just above the elbow.

Simple Wand Holder

Potion Ingredients in Cool Jars. © McGonagall’s Cat Participants Unlimited Age Range 6 years old Description Jars of various mysterious ingredients which will be used while following Potion recipes.

Potion Ingredients in Cool Jars

Supplies. Ah, if only the pages of Deathly Hallows were written on parchment scrolls! Well, that might be a little difficult to read, but these Parchment Scrolls will melt in your mouth. Ingredients: Simple hat calculator. Abbreviations: K = Knit K2tog = Knit 2 stitches together as if they were one (this is a decrease). Round is the same as row, except it is in a circle. Step One: Find number to cast on: Choose size from row on top; drop down column to row with your gauge. If you are between gauges and/or sizes, multiply your gauge times hat size in inches, then look in the gauge rows on either side of your gauge to find the closest cast-on number. Use that gauge number to determine which decrease row (see below) to begin on. Step Two: Knit in stockinette st (knit every round) for the number of inches below for the chosen size, or desired length; the brim will roll naturally for the first 2 or 3 inches; unroll the brim to measure.

Step Three: Work top decreases; Begin with the round indicated for your gauge and work the rest of the rounds from that round on. Repeat the directions for each round over and over to the end of the round. Step Four: Break yarn and thread through remaining stitches.