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Current. 12/9/16, 4/9/17
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Diy Archives - Page 137 of 147 - Paper and Stitch. Tutorial: Making a Hand Knotted Necklace - Paper and Stitch. Clever New Uses for Picture Frames. Easy DIY beaded hoop earrings. My practical self tends to buy only silver earrings since they match everything.

Easy DIY beaded hoop earrings

But it would be good to add some color, so I made a few beaded hoops to add to the mix. These only cost a couple bucks, so you could do a rainbow array. Mini Marbled Decorative Bowls for Mother's Day - Paper and Stitch. This guest post was written by Stephanie Gerber of Henry Happened.

Mini Marbled Decorative Bowls for Mother's Day - Paper and Stitch

You know what’s fun to play with? Oven bake clay. I know, you’re probably thinking, not more clay! But you’re only saying that if you haven’t tried it. The rest of us are addicted. Home Sweet Gnome Jewelry Caddy DIY with Secret Compartment - Paper and Stitch. You may remember from this post that I’m one of thirteen bloggers participating in Trade & Made, an interactive, cross-country challenge created to inspire creatives.

Home Sweet Gnome Jewelry Caddy DIY with Secret Compartment - Paper and Stitch

And today is the final reveal. So what did I end up using from my box of mystery supplies? Kidney Shaped Clay Ring DIY - Paper and Stitch. It’s been a while since I’ve worked with clay, so I thought it was time to give it another go.

Kidney Shaped Clay Ring DIY - Paper and Stitch

I ended up making these super simple kidney shaped clay rings and the minimalist in me is jumping for joy right now. Of course, the other side of me is screaming, “Add a tiny painted pattern or do a color block kidney ring“. How to Make the Easiest DIY Blanket Ladder (Without Nails or a Hammer) - Paper and Stitch. So you know when you’re gung ho about making a DIY project for something in particular (an event, a certain room in your home, etc), and then you end up not using it.

How to Make the Easiest DIY Blanket Ladder (Without Nails or a Hammer) - Paper and Stitch

So you kind of forget about it for awhile? Well, that’s what happened to me with this DIY blanket ladder. Take a Seat: How to Make a Budget-Friendly Bench in Under an Hour - Paper and Stitch. I love doing small projects around here because they’re typically pretty easy to recreate at any skill level.

Take a Seat: How to Make a Budget-Friendly Bench in Under an Hour - Paper and Stitch

BUT I also really like making things that are a bit larger in scale to make a larger impact in a space (like furniture, etc). Especially when those DIY projects still fall into the ‘easy to do’ category. Who’s with me?! How to Create Modern Plywood Shelving Organization. The other week, I shared one of my favorite studio projects to date, for the custom DIY built-ins upstairs and today I’m sharing the other half of that custom build, which is where I keep all 272 (I’m guessing – I didn’t actually count) of my props organized and in one spot.

How to Create Modern Plywood Shelving Organization

This part of the build was a little different than the rest because I wanted this side to be more utilitarian – a place where I could see everything at a glance, that doesn’t have the added pressure of feeling like it needs to be styled. Because styling your props while they’re sitting on a shelf unused is some next level crazy. Custom Storage Ottoman DIY - Paper and Stitch. This contributor post was written by Katherine of Making Chicken Salad.

Custom Storage Ottoman DIY - Paper and Stitch

In my opinion there can never be enough of the following in our home: storage solutions and layers of pattern. These DIY ottomans are super easy and fulfill both of those criteria! Plant One on Me: A $5 Hanging Planter Hack - Paper and Stitch. Move over Ikea hacks, today a Target hack is coming through!

Plant One on Me: A $5 Hanging Planter Hack - Paper and Stitch

The other day, I was strolling through Target and stopped by the dollar spot area to see if they had anything interesting. And they totally did! I found a few hanging planters that were only $5 each and I loved the shape (just wasn’t crazy about the finish or the string they were hanging from). I threw a few in my cart and gave them a quick makeover as soon as I got home. Stamp Camp: DIY Stamped Metal Jewelry - Paper and Stitch. I don’t know how it happened, but I’m strangely addicted to metal stamping right now.

Stamp Camp: DIY Stamped Metal Jewelry - Paper and Stitch

Have you ever tried it? It’s kind of awesome. And now that I discovered it, I’m stamping things like crazy – necklaces, earrings, little bracelets…everything. The process is a whole lot like leather stamping, which I remember having a similar reaction to when I first tried it. Paper and Stitch - Page 82 of 643 - Inspiration for your DIY life. I rarely shy away from a DIY celebration. If you have something to celebrate, I have an endless supply of decorative food trays and maybe even a party hat or too.

Let’s go! So when Smirnoff ICE asked me to flip a traditional tailgating party on it’s head, and share my take on a ladies tailgating event, I was all over it. Shoe Win: How to Dye Leather Shoes Like a Pro - Paper and Stitch. So…I may be completely crazy for doing this…but I painted my Swedish Hasbeens. Now, before you pull your hair out in disagreement, I feel like I ieould mention that I have literally NEVER worn these shoes out and I have had them for YEARS. No exaggeration. Which is exactly why I decided to paint them.

Don't Blink, It's Pink! The Color That Just Won't Go Away - Paper and Stitch. Believe me, I’ve tried, but I just can’t shake this pink phase that I’ve been going through lately. Design-wise, dusty pinkish tones are still my fave. And no matter how many times I try to suppress those Pepto-Bismol vibes, they keep coming back up. Painted and Fainted: 8 Painted Interiors Ideas That Are So Good, You Might Pass Out - Paper and Stitch. When I get around to painting the studio, I imagine the bulk of it will be white (floors, ceiling, most walls). BUT I also plan to add pops of color in various places just to change it up and add some personality. Kind of like what I did with my workspace makeover from earlier in the year. To get some inspiration, I’ve rounded up a handful of my favorites that you might just faint over.

Okay, okay. Paper Shaper: 5 DIY Party Projects with Paper - Paper and Stitch. Next to decorating at home and in the studio, throwing little parties and entertaining has surprisingly turned into one of my favorite things to do. I love coming up with party themes, searching for cool tablewares, and brainstorming DIY party ideas (photo booth backdrops and DIY centerpieces anyone?!).

So, I’m thrilled to be partnering up with ASTROBRIGHTS® Papers this year as a Bright Life Ambassador to share some fun and colorful party ideas that you can create using their signature bright and bold color palette. I’ve been working with Astrobrights for years (see my dayglo Christmas party and the very neon Thanksgiving get-together for more ways to colorize your party).

And when I need vibrant, saturated colors, it is truly the only paper I use. Play It By Ear: 11 Super Chic + Unique Statement Earrings for Summer - Paper and Stitch. Plaster Pusher: How to Color Plaster with This Secret Ingredient + DIY Plaster Mini Planters - Paper and Stitch. Mini Marbled Decorative Bowls for Mother's Day - Paper and Stitch. 5 Minute DIY: How to Make a Mini Jewelry Dish with a Box Lid - Paper and Stitch. Stamp Camp: DIY Stamped Metal Jewelry - Paper and Stitch. 17 Ways to Organize Your Life for the New Year - Paper and Stitch. Plaster Pusher: How to Color Plaster with This Secret Ingredient + DIY Plaster Mini Planters - Paper and Stitch. Weave Theive: DIY Wall Art Weaving Hack - Paper and Stitch. Paper and Stitch.