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Add Ears and Features - Menswear Mouse Toy - Step 4 - Recycled-furniture. Crochet. Hello Kitty amigurumi for a friend. I've been thinking about making an amigurumi Hello Kitty for the longest time but I always ended up making different things.

Hello Kitty amigurumi for a friend

I finally hunkered down and came up with a pattern for this mini Hello Kitty. It's part of a Christmas present for a good friend. The process ~

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Sewing. Courage to create: July 2009. I will never live long enough to read, learn, and do EVERYTHING I want to know about and experience.

courage to create: July 2009

That anxiety may be why I have an incredibly hard time just sitting and doing nothing for fear of wasting a precious moment of opportunity. Even when sitting, something has to be going on....reading, writing, drawing, creating.... That being said, you can imagine I am about the worst passenger on a roadtrip in regards to contributing any sort of lengthy chatter...unless of course, I'M driving. I actually look forward to being locked in the passenger seat for a few hours knowing that I get that window of time to read, write, draw, create without any chance of getting pulled away to do something else. The setup in your car can serve as quite the workbench, my friends! Anyone else making good use of their road time...creatively speaking? Cheers to summertime travels! Tinted Mason Jars in Rainbow. I love using mason jars for decorating and a seemingly endless supply of craft projects. But rainbow tinted mason jars, just like the vintage ones you can never find anymore?

This one might be my favorite project with mason jars yet! Mason Jars Mod Podge in Gloss (buy it here) Food coloring Ramekins to mix colors Newspaper or paper bag Mix food coloring with a T or so of water into individual ramekins. You can do any color combination you like. Add a couple T of mod podge into your mason jar Add one ramekin of color into the jar and stir to incorporate it all together With a bowl underneath, carefully twist the jar around coating the whole inside with the mod podge/food coloring mixture. Let dry upside down on the paper Do the same with the other colors. Place the jars face down on top of wax paper and a cookie sheet into an oven, set on warm.

When they're ready, they'll look clear and the mixture should lose most of its streaks. 27 Creative Uses For Jars And Recycled Bottles. Everywhere we look now we can see every kind of fun, festive, and interesting way to use jars and recycled glass bottles.

27 Creative Uses For Jars And Recycled Bottles

The ideas are endless. I have had fun collecting pictures across the web to show you. These are just some of the photos I found. After you look at all 27 ways to use your jars and recycled glass bottles you will surely to be inspired to try something on your own! The Burlap Bag - High Quality Handmade Goods Shop - Austin Texas. January 27, 2012 by Lauren These spice shakers are so easy. Josiah wasn't that into it when I asked him to do this project for me.... but by the end of it he was so pumped!


Fourth of July Star Jars. These transformed mason jars are a fun way to both decorate an outdoor table for a 4th of July celebration or a safe way to entertain the kids during fireworks.

Fourth of July Star Jars

Red spray paint Mason Jars Star stickers Newspaper Scatter star stickers onto the mason jar, make sure they’re stuck on very tight Screw on the mason jar lid and cap and place on top of a table covered in newspaper in a well ventilated area Spray with the paint from a nice distance around the entire jar until it’s coated well but without drips. Wait at least a couple hours for the jar to dry and carefully peel off the star stickers. DIY!!! Always Chrysti - Always Chrysti - 100+ Ways to reuse your old sweaters! The (probably-somewhat-boring) Backstory: My Friends, I have been posessed.

Always Chrysti - Always Chrysti - 100+ Ways to reuse your old sweaters!

Tutorials for Recycling T-Shirts. So way way back, in June, I wrote this Studio Organization post, about starting the process of organizing my studio by cleaning out the closet full of junk.

Tutorials for Recycling T-Shirts

Well, it's September and...let's just say the closet is a work in progress. Some of the things that are taking up space in the closet are shirts that I never wear anymore. How to Make a Cat Bed from an Old Sweater: 6 steps. Edit Article Edited by Denelle Bratcher, Nicole Willson, Sondra C, Ben Rubenstein and 31 others In less than 30 minutes, and for less than $5, an old wool sweater from the thrift store or the back of your closet can become a cozy cat bed (or dog bed, if the dog is small enough or the sweater's especially big).

How to Make a Cat Bed from an Old Sweater: 6 steps

You'll just need a needle and thread! Resweater. 15+ T-shirt Recycling DIY Ideas. Recycle Tutorial – Making Of T-Shirt Yarn. Recycle TutorialTools & Materials: 1.

Recycle Tutorial – Making Of T-Shirt Yarn

T-shirts (those without side-seam) 2. A pair of sharp scissors.