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This week guest author Emma Jeffery from the blog Hello Beautiful shows us how she turned her grandmother's handwritten recipes into tea towels for her own kitchen. For a woman who keeps a newspaper from the day she was born, my mum has surprisingly few keepsakes or handwritten memorabilia from her own mother who passed away in 1999. When I asked her to trawl through her old papers and files, she managed to find three handwritten recipes from my grandmother. They appear to be the only remaining examples of her handwriting left in the world, and they are therefore as precious as they are priceless.
Do you need to pass the time as you anxiously anticipate the upcoming seventh series of Doctor Who? What better way to put that time to good use than to make a Tardis bookcase of your own? It may seem like a hefty project to tackle, but lucky for you the Alantronics Tumblr has provided detailed instructions on how to go about building yourself one of these puppies that even the most novice craftsman can follow. Not only will it make you feel accomplished and give you a sense of pride, but it’s sure to make any room of your house far more Fantastic, Brilliant, and Cool, as the Doctor would say.
These simple handmade gift tutorials will make any crafty person’s heart sing with joy! You don’t need special skills or a bunch of time because these can all be done super fast! Simple and cute…that works for me!
Hey, thrift store addicts! Do you have a stockpile of vintage Mason jars just waiting to be repurposed?
When H&M asked us to DIY a boho-inspired item for their summer issue, découpage was the first thing that came to mind.
Thursday, June 14, 2012 4:30 am, Posted by Chris Groves | Internet 20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects Topics: At Home Project Ideas , Creative DIY Home Projects , Do It Yourself Projects for 2012 , Fun How To Projects , What to Do with Extra Stuff
If you’re anything like me, you have a hard drive (or three) of photos waiting to be printed. Take matters into your own hands and do it right at home! Printing onto canvas turns your photos into unique pieces that you can’t get from a print shop.
How adorable is this ? Perfect to gift to a special teacher but also a for a nursery, child’s room or play room.
A couple of weeks ago, we celebrated FNO by DIYing bow ties and neckties from scraps of denim at Madewell – because honestly, who isn’t borrowing a bit of inspiration from the boys this season?
I noticed this stash of cupboard doors at my local salvage yard. The white one was the perfect size to make a serving tray. The old drawer pulls—also found at the salvage yard—made ideal handles.
So, I finally just changed all the burnt out light bulbs in my house. So now my left with old light bulbs and being the environmentalist I am, I do not want to throw them out. I want to make art with them!
There's nothing better than a handmade gift.
I am so happy to share the Holiday issue of A Subtle Revelry magazine with you today.
I posted a picture about 1 week ago on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter of me cutting glass using just string.