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Wine cork table runner. Armband av plastpärlor – Perler bead bracelets. Jag minns att jag gjorde armband av plastpärlor (även kallade Hama-pärlor, nabbipärlor, pärlplattepärlor eller strykpärlor) när jag var liten. Det var riktigt roligt att göra dem som vuxen också, kan jag konstatera. Jag har pysslat med plastpärlor förut och bland annat pyntat hörlurarna til min telefon. Det är alltid kul när man kan hitta fler användnings-områden för pysselmaterial som man redan har hemma. Utöver det trevliga faktum att barnen gillar att lägga pärlplattor, förstås. ——I remember making bracelets out of plastic beads (also called ironing beads, Hama beads, Perler beads, fuse beads or pegboard beads) when I was a kid. It was fun making them as an adult too, I discovered.

Jag använde mig av elastisk smyckestråd och testade lite olika mönster med pärlorna. Eftersom vädret är vackert och trädgården grönskar så fint gick jag ut och fotograferade denna gång. Petals to Picots: Green Crocheting: Fabric Nesting Baskets Pattern. I love these little nesting baskets! They are perfect for organizing your office, counter tops, baby’s room, or anywhere else you need an attractive storage solution. The fabric yarn used to make these baskets gives them a cozy charm and makes them more durable to use for storage than baskets made from regular yarn.

To learn how to make fabric yarn, see my tutorial Making Fabric into Yarn. Here’s what you need: Fabric yarn (approx. ½ full-size flat sheet)M hooktapestry needlestitch marker Click here to reference the Crochet Abbreviations Chart. Finished baskets measure as follows: Small = approx. 6 in. x 2½ in.; Medium = approx. 7 in. x 3 in.; Large = approx. 8 in. x 3½ in. Tip: Use a stitch marker to keep track of rounds. Small Ch 2 Foundation Round: Work 6 sc in furthest ch from hook, do not join — 6 sts.

Round 1: Work 2 sc in each st around, do not join — 12 sts. Round 2: *Work 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next, rep from * around, do not join — 18 sts. Rounds 6 through 9: Repeat Round 5. Medium Ch 2. Gap + Threadless T.I.Y. Project 1: Sandals. Candoodles: Repurpose: Bottle-cap decorating ... Crafting with bottle caps has been done, done and done. I know. But they (the caps) still accumulate... especially if your preferred beverage comes from a brown bottle. Right? So I am always interested in ways to repurpose them ... and this post focuses on home accessories / decor, v. the many necklace, earring and bracelet options out there.

The amazing resin serving tray (above) got this post started. You can always count on Jessica from How About Orange for a classy version of .... everything. This bottle-cap backsplash has been ... er .... splashed all over the blogosphere for a reason. Old coffee table gets a new life care of bottle-caps, resin and a great eye for design. A lighter, brighter version of the bottle-cap table. The image isn't great but I think this bottle-cap floor mosaic is really beautiful ... inspired by a Barney's window display. Incredible bottle-cap windchime ... Eye Chart designs « A Smith of All Trades. I am notoriously bad at remembering to go to the eye doctor. I never seem to remember to schedule an appointment until I’m down to my last pair of contacts. Whoops! Last time I went to the eye doctor I had to read off the eye chart.

Normal, right? Well I managed to embarrass myself with this seemingly easy task. My eyes are really bad, so it was no surprise that I couldn’t see much past the giant “E.” Needless to say, I felt like a total dummy. Onto my most recent design project. The key to this project is font size and the kerning between each letter. Here is one I designed to go with the Love Prints I showed you all a while back: For this design, my font started at 150 pt, then dropped to 100, 75, 50, and 23.

This one I designed using a new font I just installed on my computer called Mossy. Bahaha. These fun eye charts take about 10 minutes once you figure out the font you like and what you want to say! Like this: Like Loading... Creative green interior design. Another interior project I have worked on. I love to have a lot of freedom in projects, because that’s how the most creative interior designs are born. In this home recycling and ‘green’ living is a theme.

Off course you can see it in the green color of the home but the materials in this home are also green. Besides that I put a lot of creative recycling projects in this home. Above you see the walls that I covered in book pages. See more pictures from this green interior design after the jump. . . I designed the magazine rack myself and a local business who makes furniture out of recycled woods made it for me. The floor is made from bamboo and the rug is made with cradle to cradle carpet tiles. The table in the living room is also thrifted and painted. DIY Denim + Lace Shirt. This season we've been loving demin mixed with lace! We decided to give this trend a try with a cute DIY top! Here's how... 1. Supplies: Denim or chambray button up shirt, lace, scissors, sewing machine, sewing pins. 2. First, cut out the back of the shirt. You'll want to leave about 1/2 inch from the seam so that you can stitch the lace directly on the seam line. 3.

Next, using the back of the shirt as a pattern, cut out a new back in lace. 4. Do you think you'll try this project? 25 Handmade Gifts Under $5. If your gift list is long and your budget is small here are some great Handmade Gifts that you can make. Keep in mind that handmade items are not just beautiful but special… I love to give them and I love to receive them. In my opinion they are the best! Jersey Knit Bracelet Lovely! This would make a perfect gift for any of your girlfriends. You can choose the colors and recycle t-shirts that you have around the house. Cheap and cute! Tutorial Paper Clip Earrings Tutorial This is a brilliant idea… and the possibilities are endless. Love it! Printed Candles Who doesn’t love a candle?

Think about how many different stamps you could use to customize this project. tutorial Hot Chocolate Art! What a great gift for neighbors and teachers… I am personally a hot chocolate lover so this would make a great gift for me tutorial Tile Coaster You can buy these plain tiles at Home Depot for under a dollar. I’ve seen them with family pictures also… Way cute! Tutorial Bow Belt I was amazed how easy this tutorial was. So Pretty! DIY Glass Magnets – Easy Teacher Gift Idea. A Chunky Throw Pillow - a Fabulous Finger-Knitting Project. Finger-knitting has done grown up, as I like to say. My latest finger-knitting project DIY is featured on Design*Sponge today. I have always thought finger-knitting quite beautiful. How sad that it is typically relegated to the world of “children’s” craft.

Not that it isn’t a great craft for young children (to learn how, click here), but this pillow is here to step out and say, consider me. I think it is modern and updated and a perfect way to achieve that chunky knit look without actually knitting! Allie and I had so much fun making this pillow together. She made the string of green, I made the white. If you’re curious and would like to see more fabulous finger-knitting projects, check out this gallery of 5 Fabulous Finger-Knitting Projects by clicking the button below. I am actually off to Miami today for a long weekend with my girlfriends. T-Shirt Turban Headband. Spraymålade burklock – Spray painted jar lids. Jag behövde lite fler burkar för mitt pysselmaterial och bestämde mig för att göra några fler i samma stil som de jag gjort tidigare. Den här gången valde jag att färglägga några få detaljer i hobbyfärg efter att silverfärgen torkat.

/I needed more containers for my craft supplies and decided to make some in the same style as the ones I did before. This time I chose to color a few details with hobby paint and a brush, after the silver paint has dried. Glasburkarna har vi samlat på oss under en längre tid. De flesta av dem är gamla syltburkar. Jag sprayade locken på gräsmattan, med tidningspapper under. Närmare beskrivning på hur man gör locken finns i ett tidigare blogginlägg. DIY Mexican Blanket Jacket | Sprinkles in Springs. » Mix things up | PS by Dila - Your daily inspiration. T-Shirt Necklace DIY. Check out what my mom made! My mom has been pinning on Pinterest like crazy and she has come up with some pretty cool projects and recipes lately. She made a necklace for herself like this and decided to make another to try her luck with Etsy. Perhaps she's seen me plugging away at my little store for the entirety of 2011 and thought that she could do better because: a) She taught me everything I know.

(Except for computers. Mom: "Here Stacie, I'll give you life and all the survival and crafty skills you need. " and b) My mom is much better at project execution. To make this necklace: 1. 2. 3.. You can buy the necklace in my Etsy store here. DIY T-Shirt Quilt. Before I explain this project, I need to set two things straight. First off-- I'm a sentimental hoarder. If a fond memory is even remotely related to an inanimate object, I keep it. For example, I have almost every ticket from any movie I've ever seen, I have a serious problem with getting rid of stuffed animals, and I have a knickknack box full of dumb things like a dried clover flower that my friend threw at me while we were lying in a cornfield, bored, waiting for a cross country race to end. (I also have a craft supply hoarding problem, but that's a different story.) The second thing I need to get straight is that I've always been a joiner.

Clubs, teams, committees, sororities, you name it. In the life of an average American teenager, if a person has the sentimental hoarding trait mixed with the joiner trait, by the age of 18, that American teenager will have a TON of t-shirts. Space camp, elementary school, 4-H club, AAU basketball, student council-- all of the shirts are there. 7 For All Mankind Carlie Ikat Shorts.

Red Wine Chocolate Sauce and Sea Salt + Honey Caramel. As the weather begins to heat up we are in the mood for cold treats—like ice cream! We love making our own ice cream sauces. Our two favorites right now are: Sea Salt and Honey Caramel Sauce, and Red Wine Chocolate Sauce. Sea Salt and Honey Caramel Sauce, makes about 1 1/2 cups.

Needed: 1 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon honey, 2 tablespoons water, 6 tablespoons butter, 1/2 cup cream (heavy cream or half and half), 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract and 1/2 tablespoon coarse grain sea salt. In a pot combine the sugar, honey and water and cook over medium heat. You can store both these sauces in an air tight container for up to 2 weeks in your refrigerator. Red Wine Chocolate Sauce, makes about 1 cup. Needed: 1/2 cup red wine (any kind you like or have on hand is fine!) In a pot simmer the wine over low/medium heat. Have fun making your own fancy ice cream sauces! TOMS flag Clutch. Yes, I have another easy craft for your TOMS flags!

This one is way simple...just two straight lines on your sewing machine, and a bow for flair! Grab your flag, and a ribbon. Fold it in thirds, but not evenly. You'll want to match it up so that the flap is about 3/4 or so down your clutch. Now sew up the sides! As for the bow, I cut two ribbon pieces, one slightly larger than the other Then I made two loops, and layered the smaller on top of the bigger, Now pinch, and sew it in place.

I scrunched up the flap a bit when sewing on the bow, to add a little extra. The bow is obviously optional, you could add anything you want! Pretty Feet. Well after pondering for a few weeks, I finally did it. I painted my couch legs! And boy, do I love how it turned out. Now this isn't just bright pink paint. It's straight up fluorescent and after the first coat I was a little worried that it would look like my couch was sitting on traffic cones. But, the legs are small and low to the ground so you just get a little color peeking out. Here's how I did it. First, here's what my couch looked like before. Screwing the feet off was pretty easy to do, just took a little muscle. Next, I gave the feet a good sanding to remove the shiny finish.

I propped the feet up on pieces of a paper towel roll I cut up and got to work. The paint I was used was Valspar interior/exterior fluorescent pink spray paint. The last time I used spray paint was when I was a teenager. Let the paint fully cure outside for at least 48 hours and you're done. Look at Barney posing there, what a cutie! DIY Marbled Glassware. When graphic designer and artist Joanna Bean Martin shared with us her technique for marbling the bottoms of glassware with nail polish, we couldn’t wait to try it ourselves.

Who knew it would be such an easy way to add color and pattern to your next tablescape or party? Remember, the brighter and bolder colors you use, the more the glasses will radiate and glow. Have fun! You’ll need:flat bottomed glasswarevariety of colorful nail polishclear nail polisha disposable plastic containernail polish removerpainters tapetoothpicks Mask off the bottom of the glass with painters tape. Fill a disposable, plastic container with water. Layer the colors one on top of the other.

Submerge the bottom of the glass into the polish. Allow to dry completely before applying a layer of clear polish. Once everything has dried, remove the painters tape and touch up with nail polish remover and a cotton swab. Your glowing glasses are finished! Bottoms up! DIY Macrame Bracelet. Building a screen / rack « Kootut murut. Scout Books » Little Books for Big Ideas. "We need to learn to make these shorts!" tutorial. Lime Riot: Mini Cork Board and Felt Thumbtacks with Tutorial! Wardrobe Recycle: Cut, Tied and Bleached!

On my honor...: Berry lovely necklace. MAGIC Decal Transfer Tutorial with Free Printables! Art With a Story. The Brown Eyes Have It: Safety Pin Watch or Bracelet. Michael ann made.: woven friendship bracelet tutorial. Corner Shelf made from a Door. Fast and Fabulous Decorating Projects. Head in the clouds: DIY: Mosaic Mirror.

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STICKY SITUATION. Root Vegetable Fritters recipe. Mallory Cowl pattern by Shannon Cook. ReStyle a vintage cardigan! Puerperium Cardigan pattern by Kelly Brooker. Big notebook, side stitched. Stuck on wall art - paint chips. Modern Wall Art with Paint Swatches!

Art 1. Optical Design. Bottle cap art. » Hoe vettiger, hoe prettiger » Veetje Veetje. Weltschnellster Stempel {DIY} ::: worlds fastest stamp {DIY} « neuerStoff. DIY Monday: Pet Portrait. DIY Industrial Art from Rubbings - TheFlourishingAbode, by April Starr. La vie en rose: DIY 20 Minute Beach Cover Up. Shark Purse D.I.Y. DIY: T-Shirt Flower Dress. Sew a rose out of knit. Handmade Vintage Button Ring Tutorial with Step by Step Photos. Draw-your-own-design canvas cookies for a little artist. The Man-Watch Transformation! Judah Method - Bleaching Experemnet on the Behance Network. Print Hula Hoop Rug Page | Crafts | FamilyFun. Weave typography. Fun with Fabric Pens.