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Tutorial: Anthropologie Inspired Fabric Letters. Here's what you'll need: -The letters: I bought the cardboard letters from Joann's.

Tutorial: Anthropologie Inspired Fabric Letters

I'm sure you could get them at hobby lobby too. -A hot glue gun and LOTS of hot glue sticks -Scotch Tape: in case your fingers get tired of being burned by the hot glue- opt for the tape. :) -Fabric: I just used some scraps I had left over from past projects and I bought a couple of fat quarters from Joann's. Gift tag no. 3 - popsicle sticks. Here is a new gift tag/gift decor project for the series that I'm creating because of the holiday season.

gift tag no. 3 - popsicle sticks

I didn't use any paper for this one. I'm trying to use what I have so this version is using a tiny part of my popsicle sticks stash. The design is fairly simple - one stick to use for a holiday message, another for "FROM" and the last one for the "TO" information. Creative DIY Tips & Project Ideas For Homemakers. Plastic Spoon Rose. - Glue the pieces together with a glue gun or by melting the bottom side of the petals. - Insert the 5 petals into the 10 petals and the 2 middle petals into the 5.

Plastic Spoon Rose

See picture. "Ceramic" Paper Roses. These rolled roses originally started out as plain red cardstock.

"Ceramic" Paper Roses

Now they have an almost ceramic look to them. Let me show you how I made them! 1. Start with a couple of pieces of cardstock (I only ended up needing one for all of these flowers, but I grabbed a 2nd piece just to be sure). Things to Make and Do. Embroidery + Metal? Here's something I've been noodling around with lately - embroidered metal discs!

Embroidery + Metal?

Wait - what? I bought a bag of these perforated beading discs a while back, intending to make some beaded pieces a la Miriam Haskell. Only I never quite got around to those, and eventually a different light bulb went on over my head. I could use the holes as embroidery guides! The resulting discs are so cute and easy to make, and lend themselves beautifully to lots of crafts. Most favorited last 7 days - page 5. Felting Project: A Rug! This is the most beautiful felt project we’ve seen.

Felting Project: A Rug!

Strips of felt are wrapped around each other with hot glue to create this amazing swirled effect. What a great project for a snowed-in weekend and a movie marathon with the family. The kids could even help cut strips and decide on color combination while you operate the hot glue gun. Would you attempt something like this?

Keep reading to see more pictures and find out where to find more details about this beautiful felt project! Dollar Store Mom - Frugal Fun - Crafts for Kids. Today’s post is a lesson in improvisation.

Dollar Store Mom - Frugal Fun - Crafts for Kids

Why? Well, this project was INTENDED to be a candy tray, a fancy version of something I saw done flawlessly at Tutto Bella. After reading through that tutorial, I thought it would be a breeze! Famous last words, right? Now, if I was a crafting perfectionist, or blogging perfectionist, or if I’d had two more cups of coffee today, maybe I’d've tried a second time to make my vision work…but I’m not, I’m not, and I didn’t. Paint Moss Graffiti - Step-by-Step Guides for Offbeat DIY Projects.

School Crafts - School-Age Crafts & Art Project Ideas. This photo originally appeared in FamilyFun Magazine Total Time 1 hour Ages school-age These totally tossable, squishable balls are lightweight and easy to grip, making them perfect for novice jugglers, beanbag games, or a good old game of catch.

School Crafts - School-Age Crafts & Art Project Ideas

What you'll need 9 (11-inch) balloons (for 3 balls) Funnel 2 1/4 cups of dried lentils Scissors How to make it. Crafts with wine bottles and corks. Most Popular DIY Projects of 2011. 2011 proved to be a great year for all things DIY, from repurposed and updated technology to computer building to cool things you can make for your own enjoyment.

Most Popular DIY Projects of 2011

Here's a look at our most popular do-it-yourself projects and posts this year. P Top 10 Ways to Turn Your Retired Gadgetry into the Technology of the FutureP With the rapid progression of technology each year, it's easy to accumulate a pile of obsolete gadgets that you just can't bear to get rid of. So don't! Guest post {Marie Darby…diy photo lampshades. PINTEREST UPDATE: This is a post from 2010.

guest post {Marie Darby…diy photo lampshades

I do not take custom orders, only the tutorial is available. The lamps have held up wonderfully. As many of you requested, Marie is sharing a little tutorial here on how she made her lampshades. When she made them she was not planning on doing a tutorial for this blog, so be sure to thank her for taking the time to write all this out. Also, for those wondering…Kara will be sharing some tutorials for her book art on her blog soon.

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Crafty. IdeaPaint: Turn Your Entire Office Into a Whiteboard. Why didn't you think of this? John Goscha, at the ripe old age of 25 ditched a job offer at Goldman Sachs, and instead began marketing IdeaPaint, which is simply a paint that turns any paintable surface into a dry-erase board. The benefit--besides being able to brainstorm on almost every inch of your office--is that the paint is half the cost of whiteboard and better-performing--you can leave marks up indefinitely, and they won't stain the wall. Of course, it takes a bit of time--you may have to sand the wall and prime it--but one other benefit is that you're not incurring all the carbon involved in manufacturing and shipping a whiteboard.

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How to Make a No Sew Pillow Cover {no sew. DiY crafts, free sewing patterns & sewing tutorials. Family Chic. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 | Comments: 98 Spell out your feelings with this easy-to-make sign of love.

To make this you will need: wire reinforced clothesline (available at home improvement & hardware stores), yarn & wire clippers. Clip off a length of clothesline (it took about a yard to make this) and shape into the word, "LOVE". Tie or hot glue end of yarn onto beginning of wire and start wrapping the entire word with yarn. Shabby Flower Pillow. Sometimes, ideas in my head don’t always turn out as planned.

And sometimes, they turn out better…. After running across Sweet Jessie’s Scalloped Garland tutorial a few months ago, I wanted to take the same technique and use it to make a shabby, fun, linen pillow. Here’s how I did it: Supplies Needed:fabric (I used linen)sewing machinezipper (if desired) Step 1: Create your “petals”. Glass jars with photos in Crafts for babies, kids and adults parties. Pillow With Rosette Clusters From Felt Furnishings.

I haven’t crafted with felt since I was little, but since picking up a copy of Anne Kyrrö Quinn‘s book, Felt Furnishings, I have a whole new universe of respect for the material. Anne was encouraged to revisit felt by her tutor in her final year studying Textile Design at London Metropolitan University, and she hasn’t looked back since. The techniques she explores in this vibrant craft book truly transform felt into modern, eye-catching home accents. For this week’s How-Tuesday project, we’re sharing her pillow with rosette clusters.

Frame your own artwork. For a while now I have wanted to make an art piece of my own to place above our humble dining room table. The problem? I am no artist. That's right, sometimes crafty girls cannot paint or draw.. or it may just be me. Either way, I have created a fabulous piece of "art" using scrapbook paper, ribbon, fabric, cardstock, embellishments, and any other scraps you have laying around the house. Pop Top Lamp. FABRIC COVERED MAT- HOW TO. Centsational Girl & Blog Archive & DIY: Paint Stick Sunburst Mirror - StumbleUpon. Craft Ideas - Easy Crafts for Kids, DIY Crafts and Knitting Patterns - Womans Day - StumbleUpon.

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Homework: Etceteras: yarn bowl. Everyday Celebrating: Mother's Day memories. Cleverlyinspired: Wine bottles=Christmas display. Fast & Fabulous DIY Wall Art Ideas. Arts and Crafts Links Directory: Scrapbooking. 20 Cool Home Library Design Ideas. Create the Perfect Sign for Your Craft Room. Wedding-paper-flower-tutorial-1.jpg (570×830) No Outdoor Space? Try Gutter Gardens : katyelliott.com. Plastic Cup Lamp. Make It and Love It: Glass Etching.

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