Facebook Twitter

How to Make your own handmade corset out of some old T-shirts. Clue: The Hunger Games Catching Fire Edition. My new project is finally done – A Hunger Games: Catching Fire version of the board game Clue!

Clue: The Hunger Games Catching Fire Edition

It’s been a while since I made the Doctor Who Guess Who game, and I though it was time to make another board game parody. With the new Catching Fire movie coming out, I thought a version of Clue where we figure out who’s going to win the Hunger Games would be really fun. Keep reading for more photos and to download all the designs so you can make your own version of the game!

Backpack Restyle. Day 7 DIY Kindle Cover Tutorial. This is day 7 of a 12 day series of handmade tutorials.

Day 7 DIY Kindle Cover Tutorial

All the projects are listed on this landing page! Howdy to all of Edie’s wonderful readers! I was so excited to be invited to fill in one of these 12 Days of Handmade Christmas spots, so thanks for having me. DYI. Holder for Charging Cell Phone (made from lotion bottle. My husband and I both have cell phones.

Holder for Charging Cell Phone (made from lotion bottle

And both of us have phone chargers. And that means lots of obnoxious cords. You never know when one of us may be moving phone cords around, to give our phones an extra charge while we’re chatting away……… or trying to charge our phones up before running errands or something. Needless to say, those phone cords seem to be everywhere…..and are generally in the way and hanging all over the floor. (Okay, and how about when you’re in a hotel or visiting family/friends. Make Your Own Homemade Hairspray and Hair Detangler. I am constantly amazed by the intelligent people who read this blog.

Make Your Own Homemade Hairspray and Hair Detangler

You provide me with so much interesting material to research and present. So Thank Youand keep ‘em coming! This blog post idea actually came from one of my sister’s (who just happens to also be an intelligent reader of this blog AND who just happens to have a blog of her own that you should check out!) Diy's / Start the year with an empty jar and fill it with notes about good things that happen. Then, on New Years Eve, empty it and see what awesome stuff happened that year. Good way to keep things in perspective.

Rubik’s Companion Cube, or How to Make a Custom Rubik’s Cube. Behold, the Rubik’s Companion Cube!

Rubik’s Companion Cube, or How to Make a Custom Rubik’s Cube

I know the cube loves me because, no matter how I turn it, it’s always solved. (If you’re completely confused now, you should read my dissection of the game Portal or listen to me rave about it on a podcast.) (Also, if you don’t care about how to make a custom Rubik’s cube, you should skip to more pics of the Rubik’s Companion Cube.) Anyway, here’s how you can make your own custom Rubik’s cube.

T-shirt Strip-cut Back. Cut Out + Keep · Make and share step-by-step craft tutorials. String Doll Tutorial by ~xXSleepieXx on deviantART. DIY Projects. Quick Arts and Craft Ideas. This photo originally appeared in FamilyFun Magazine Total Time 2 to 3 hours Ages school-age What does it take to transform a pile of old T-shirts into spectacular works of woven art?

Quick Arts and Craft Ideas

Just a spare hula hoop or embroidery hoop and the techniques we'll show you here. How to Tie Dye with Sharpie Markers! I recently saw this idea on Pinterest and thought I'd like to try it my self.

How to Tie Dye with Sharpie Markers!

So I went to the Sharpie blog to get the details and just went with it.Here is the original link. To get started you'll need the following:Plain white T-shirts, undershirts are great since thinner material seems to work best.Fresh brightly colored sharpiesRubbing (isopropyl) alcohol. 70-90% (I used 90%)Eye dropperPlastic dishDisposable plastic drink cupsRubber bandsAccess to a dryerA piece of cracker box or such, cut to the shape and size of a quarter. This is a great craft to include your child's help, just be sure they are near a open window when using the markers. Start by inserting the cup into the shirt and stretching the front piece over the cup, securing with a rubber band.

Reuse Paper. Reduce Plastic (how to make recycle bag from newspaper) Tissue Paper & Paper Flowers Tutorial. I debated sharing this tutorial for a couple-o-reasons.

Tissue Paper & Paper Flowers Tutorial

Reason 1. It's a craft that has been around since before I was born and reason 2... it's a craft that has been around since before I was born. Mechanobot. Mechanobot is a hard worker Mechanobot is a hard worker.


His huge rectangular head contains enough wiring for him to remember how everything works and how it can be fixed when it's broken. And he's willing to help, whatever the problem. His chocolate-mint color combination is set off by little metal details, although most hail from the haberdashery counter rather than the hardware store. Learn How to Knit.