Sewing a stylish shift dress is surprisingly simple with this how-to from Summer Phoenix and Ruby Canner, owners of the Some Odd Rubies vintage store. Tools and Materials Long secondhand skirt with elastic waist Ruler Disappearing fabric marker or pencil Scissors or rotary cutter Seam ripper or small, sharp scissors Sewing machine threaded with coordinating thread 3-4 yards of coordinating ribbon Safety pin DIY Shift Dress How-To 1. Cut elastic waist from skirt.
Posted by ScrapHacker.com on fredag, juli 13, 2012 · 7 Comments Been busy hacking around the house the last couple of days! Among other things, I’ve hacked the crap out of yet another discarded pallet, now enjoying a blissful afterlife as a neat little sofa in my kitchen with some equally neat magic storage, check it out: The project is really an easy-peasy D.I.Y, and hope you’ll give it a go yourself!
Posted by ScrapHacker.com on lördag, mars 17, 2012 · 7 Comments Spring is the time of re-invention, of ourselves, of our wardrobes and of our dreams. This post features 11 awesome Party Shoe DIY ideas from the blogosphere that will re-invent and inject instant Wow! into old un-loved shoes. The hacks are sure to leave both you and your shoes sparkly & reinvigorated, ready to dance into Saturday nights full of that swirly joy only the pride of self-made can bring.
Several people have asked me how to make my Picnic Dress . It’s a bit too complicated for the step by step instruction on how to draft a pattern I gave for the draped t-shirt , but I hope this will be enough detail for anyone who is familiar with how dresses are made. You will need 4 yards of 45″ fabric and an 18″ zipper. These are the pieces of the pattern. Mark out the measurements listed and the distances between them. For example, on the waistband measure out the distance between your underbust/ribcage and your waist, then measure half your ribcage measurement at one side and half your waist measurement at the other.
How To Create This Impressionist-Style Monochromatic Landscape Painting In 6 Steps… Blue Scape Materials: • Pencil and eraser • Paint brushes, toothbrush and water • Black permanent marker or pen • Acrylic paint (Primary Cyan, Black and White) • 12” x 16” canvas Start by sketching the trees and branches with a permanent black marker or pen.
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Get Your Closet In Check With These Expert Tips By Nikki Novo There’s a name (and a show!) for people who amass large amounts of old stuff and promise to reuse it one day. And since none of us want to join that club, it’s time to take a deeper look into our closets. Ex-boyfriend’s T-shirt?
We’ve already showed you a bunch of cool ideas showing how you can hang your photos and art in creative ways. Now we’re going to be more specific and show how you can organize family photos on your walls. In this gallery you’ll find more than enough inspiration to make your own family photo display.
How to get turn a plain white tee into a super cute tank top! photos: mackenzie for we heart this Spring is here and we all know that means pulling out those warm weather clothes that have been in hiding all winter. A white t-shirt is the perfect lead into spring – but what happens when that t-shirt has embarrassing yellow stains under the arms? We all have this problem, but this year, instead of tossing that shirt into the rag pile, let’s make a new, cuter tank out of it that will last all through the summer!
A Modern Take on the Doily $850 Lamp for less than $50? Yes Please! Hello Pretty people! We are so excited to share a project we did this past weekend. A few months ago, I came across a ceiling lamp, I absolutely loved. It was $850, and I just couldn’t justify the spend, being it was simply made of doilies.
The thrill of starting college and moving out of your parents’ home can be swiftly undermined by the sight of your new dorm room. Concrete walls, dingy floor and lousy lighting – this is hardly an ivory tower! Don’t despair. With a little creativity and very little cash, you can transform your space from an institutional cell into a cozy campus retreat. Click on the preview above to expand the graphic and see some tips from Dawn Falcone, interior designer and professional organizer .
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! 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! Craft Supplies: Paper Grosgrain Ribbon, ½ Width cut to 4 inch lengths 16 Gauge Wire cut to 15 inch lengths Glue Gun Glue Sticks (low temp) Scissors Wire Cutters