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Paper Flowers. DIY Zipper Headband. I guess this is a week of headbands. ;) Have you ever stopped to think about what a cool gadget the zipper is?

DIY Zipper Headband

You can close things with one hand, they make a funny noise, they have "teeth"... Zippers are such a fun material to use in crafty things, and I can't believe that I never thought to wear one as a headband before. (I did make shoe flowers out of zippers a couple years ago, but then I've also tried to make everything into a flower.) :) What you need to make a zipper headband: - Zipper (I like the industrial-looking zippers, you can find them at sewing stores.) - Bobby pins You don't need much for this one. Pin one side of the zipper underneath your hair in the back.

18 Best Gifts to Make for Women {present ideas} The best gifts to make for women as homemade presents this year for Christmas.

18 Best Gifts to Make for Women {present ideas}

Here are the best gifts to make for your daughter, best friend, Mom, girlfriend, or significant other. These home made gifts are perfect for women and include pictured tutorials for jewelry, a cosmetic bag, spa items, lip balm, apron, flat iron cozy and slippers. The DIY: MAGAZINE ENVELOPES. 18K+ Well I got this idea from our friend Nina.

the DIY: MAGAZINE ENVELOPES

She was making these super cute envelopes out of scrapbook paper and I really wanted to make some! So I came home and made some! They are so so SO simple and add a personal touch to your envelopes. You will need: An old magazine, scissors, an envelope, a glue stick and a Sharpie. Tear out some magazine pages that you like. Carefully pull the envelope apart. Trace the envelope on a magazine page. Cut the envelope shape out. Turn the envelope over as well as the magazine cut-out. Unfold everything and separate the magazine cut-out from the envelope.

Glue the bottom flap down to the two side flaps. And you've made your own envelope! The great thing about making these envelopes our of magazine pages is that the envelopes have a character all of their own. 8 Cute DIY Bookmark Ideas. Bookmarks | 26 comments I don’t really use real bookmarks.

8 Cute DIY Bookmark Ideas

I’m not sure why. They’re not expensive, or hard to make, but I tend to just pick up whatever to mark my pages. Old receipts, scraps of paper, a pencil, etc. Paper crafts. DIY storybook paper roses. DIY storybook paper roses You’re going to love today’s DIY project so much that you’re going to want to start tearing pages out from old books tonight!

DIY storybook paper roses

Remember the storybook roses in Shanna + Richard’s wedding? Sweet, right? Floral designer, Cathy Brim of Bloom Floral Design created the elegant branch bouquets seen in their ceremony using Valerie Lloyd’s paper roses design, and now we’re jumping-out-of-the-pages excited that Valerie is sharing her DIY secrets with you! Paper Fortune Cookie Favors by La La Laurie.

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Learning Center for Jewelry Making and Crafts : Artbeads.com. DIY Beaded Spiders. Great Tutorial on how to make these ... Crafty Clothes. DIY. Ten minute no-sew recycled t-shirt bag! Tutorial time!

Ten minute no-sew recycled t-shirt bag!

I got a gig teaching a recycled t-shirt project at the library a few months ago, with a request for a recycled tee bag – the only bags I’d made from tees in the past had required sturdy sewing, and I didn’t want hand-sewing to be the only thing holding the bottom closed in a class version of the bags, so I started brainstorming about some kind of hand-sewing-friendly or no-sew bag idea…. and here’s what I came up with!

The simplest version of these bags is great for smaller tees, or the more light-weight kind of girl-tees – just turn the bottom of the shirt into a drawstring and tie it closed! As you can see, even with a not huge tee, this will still leave a significant hole in the bottom of your bag, but for purposes like grocery shopping, this size hole shouldn’t really matter… Green...Easy Knit Produce Bag. Cool ideas. Lucky Penny Charms Tutorial. Posted on July 18, 2012 by Christina Feeling lucky because you’ve snagged the best guy in the universe?

Lucky Penny Charms Tutorial

Make lucky penny charms for you and your sweetie to commemorate the year of your marriage. Glass Bottle Soy Sauce Bowls. We love sushi and with our sushi we love our soy sauce.

Glass Bottle Soy Sauce Bowls

With a few common household items, you can make your own soy sauce bowls in a matter of minutes. These are so easy and totally customizable. Use them for any condiment or sauce you want to use as a dip. You’ll love them and they are really fun and fascinating to make! Glass Bottles Yarn Nail Polish Remover Sink of Cold Water Cut a length of yarn and wrap it around the bottle with the lower part being where you would like the bottle cut.

Pour some nail polish remover in a small bowl and soak the yarn in it. Next to the sink full of cold water, and probably with a fire extinguisher handy, light that baby on fire! Awesome, right? DIY Hot Glue Gun Holder... What every girls NEEDS! ... How to make a snow globe.