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Cardboard Tube Organizational Display. Corkboard Journals. Scrabble Coasters. Is everyone ready for today's Pinterest challenge?

Scrabble Coasters

I know I'm excited to share my project and can't wait to see what everybody else came up with. Paintstick Starburst. My friends, if there ever was a bandwagon, this carefree DIYer is jumping right on it.

Paintstick Starburst

For months, I’ve seen fabulous versions of the sunburst mirror pop up all over the blogosphere. Suitcase Chair. Hula Hoop Rug. 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?

Hula Hoop Rug

Felt Scrap Rug. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Repeat - Mason Jars. Yes, they are everywhere.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Repeat - Mason Jars

Yes, I have posted on them before. And yes, I am still smitten! Houndstooth Shoes. Houndstooth is by no means a new textile, however, it has hit the fashion trend radar once again and seems to be popping up in every magazine I open as of late.

Houndstooth Shoes

Most blame Lady Gaga and her outrageous head-to-toe houndstooth ensemble. And she may have brought it to the masses attention but the dress & shoes she was wearing were from the Salvatore Ferragamo Autumn/Winter 2011 collection wherein Houndstooth was one of the main prints seen in fine and exaggerated proportions. Chanel & YSL touched on it as well for 2011 {and it’s a Staple for Gwen Stefani} but Ferragamo sold it this season, in my opinion. I recommend watching the runway show, it’s GORGEOUS. I would wear every single look. . * A pair of pumps.

. * Cut out two irregular shapes {a pentagon of sorts} . * Using your sponge brush, lay on a relatively thick layer of Mod Podge to your heel. . * With the triangle side up, place your fabric on your heel and smooth out. Shortened Male White Shirt. My Zipper Tee DIY tutorial...Tshirt Recycle.

DIY Plain tank sewn zipper racer back. Supplies: loose tank doily/crochet table runner Festival season is coming up and what better DIY then a touch of crochet blouse.

DIY Plain tank sewn zipper racer back.

Upcycling Becomes a Treasure Trove for Green Business Ideas. Forget recycling.

Upcycling Becomes a Treasure Trove for Green Business Ideas

Reusing materials discarded in the manufacturing process is a growing force behind a fresh new industry. 31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects. Duck Tape® Wristlet or Clutch. Most favorited last 7 days - page 2. The Craft Junkie: Soda Pop Art. The Craft Junkie: Soda Pop Art. Always Chrysti - Always Chrysti - 100+ Ways to Creatively Reuse Old Magazines. Corkboard Journals. Craftaholics Anonymous™ Got an old tee or two {or 20!}

Craftaholics Anonymous™

That you don’t wear anymore? Turn them into *pretty little pom poms! * they’re fun and easy to make and turn out oh-so-fluffy! Supplies t-shirts, 1 per pom pomscissorscardboard use round objects to trace circles onto cardboard to make 2 templates like those shown above. i used a roll of tape and my camera lens cap…. the diameter of the outer circle is 6.5″ and the diameter of the inner circle is 2.5″. you can play around with different template sizes to get different sized pom poms. cut your t-shirt into 1/2″ strips. i only used from the arm pits down on each shirt. . take one strip and one template and place strips as shown close to the inner circle. sandwich the strip by putting the other template on top. take a fabric strip and place on cardboard with the end even with the outer edge. wind around the template as shown. pull the strip tightly so that it stretches the material. when you get to the end of the strip…. Warning: this next step is messy. trust me.

Your source of daily updated funny pictures and gifs. - StumbleUpon. Fabric Origami Workshop. Using Up That Sweater. I Could Do That. - StumbleUpon. I’m getting a little tired of the winter weather and will take just about any opportunity to daydream about the sunny warm days ahead.

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These Moroccan-inspired lanterns by Ohdeedoh contributor and DIY expert Katie Steuernagle are the perfect antidote to the winter blues; I love the glow of the rich jewel tones and the intricate gold designs. If you have any old sauce jars lying around, this is the perfect way to make good use of them and get yourself psyched for spring— it will be here before we know it! —Kate CLICK HERE for the full how-to after the jump! Materials. Most favorited last 7 days - page 2. Tutorials for Recycling Books. We rode bikes around our neighborhood this weekend and stopped at all the garage sales we found along the way. Recycle magazines into a garbage can. I tend to have a love hate relationship with my magazines.

Recycle magazines into a garbage can

I love the quiet Saturday mornings I get to spend with them, piping hot tea in hand but I hate that I don’t have the heart to throw any of them away once I’m finished. There they sit, taking up precious real estate in closets, cupboards and the like. Well. Not any longer. How to Recycle Magazines into Jewelry. September 23rd, 2010 Email 399 users recommend Experiment with various coil sizes, and even glue coils together! Diane Gilleland Magazine paper lends itself well to this colorful little project.