25 Handmade Gifts Under $5. If your gift list is long and your budget is small here are some great Handmade Gifts that you can make. 1.Jersey Knit Bracelet Lovely!
This would make a perfect gift for any of your girlfriends.You can choose the colors and recycle t-shirts that you have around the house. Cheap and cute! Tutorial 2.Paper Clip Earrings This is a brilliant idea… and the possibilities are endless. Love it! Tutorial 3.Printed Candles. 50 Beautiful DIY Wall Art Ideas For Your Home. Just weeks away from the Holiday Season and with Halloween almost knocking at the door, many of us are thinking about adding cool new decorations and colorful accessories.
With redecoration on the top of everyone’s mind, it is the perfect time to take a look at some of the best DIY wall art ideas around. Instead of splurging a fortune on an art installation, it is time you got a bit more hands on with things. DIY wall art and decorating ideas are fun, fascinating and can be a great way to bring the family together over the weekend. 39 DIY Christmas Gifts You'd Actually Want To Receive.
101 Simple Handmade Gift Tutorials. 39 Easy DIY Ways To Create Art For Your Walls. His + Her Sharpie Mug DIY. After seeing several projects floating around on Pinterest I decided to try the sharpie method for customizing a pair of his + her mugs (this set is super cute + this one is particularly beautiful).
The directions listed on Pinterest kinda seemed too easy to be true... so I did a little testing. I even tried running them through the dishwasher and here's what I found out... Here's the method: All you need is a sharpie (any color) and a porcelain dish that you want to permanently alter. You can even use super cheap mugs from the dollar store to create gifts or party favors.
Just draw on the surface of your mug and bake it for 30 minutes at 350 degrees. After I made my dishes I tried scrubbing them with a kitchen sponge and soap. Anyway... that was my fun little weekend project. EDITED TO ADD: Although many people (including me) have had success with this DIY project we have received many comments from readers who said the marker washed off. Once Upon A Time... ...I dreamed up a photo frame. It was the perfect display for our instax photos. It would be simple and beautiful. I could hang twine on the empty frame and hang clothes pins from the twine to attach the pictures. I told my husband about my idea and my dream came to life! He grabbed some strips of wood from an old weathered lattice and sanded them back past the gray weathered bits. Incredible. 101 Crafty Gifts. Beautiful DIY Concrete Fire Bowls For Cool Atmosphere. It’s winter, we all look for things to warm our space and souls.
What can be better than sitting around the fire with your family and friends? If you don’t have a fireplace at home – then you may use a fire bowl. This project will take just 30 minutes to make. The materials are Sakrete Quickset Concrete, a bunch of rocks, a plastic bowl, a large canned good, chafing dish gel fuel pack, PAM cooking spray, newspaper, plastic tub for mixing concrete, stick to stir concrete. Paper Wheel Candy Greetings. Sep 17 by Amy Moss In the midst of an ongoing addiction to all things sugary and sweet, I designed these delightfully twee candy-shaped paper wheel greeting cards.
A pretty eye-candy substitute while I attempt to kick this oh-so-nasty habit. Besides, who wouldn’t love receiving Candy? Even it’s only made out of paper! Print out the design, construct your Candy Paper Wheel and write your own personal greeting. Perfect for birthdays, Mother’s day, anniversaries… any sweet occasion. Click through for instructions… Materials; Colour printer, Adobe Reader (free download), Thick glossy photo card stock (I’ve used Canon 275gsm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II), Glitter paper, Ruler, Cutting board, X-acto knife, Pencil, Pen, Scissors, Glue, Mini craft brads (paper fasteners). Step 1: Download the PDF at the bottom of this post and print out onto thick, glossy photo paper.
I always enjoyed looking back at previous entries to see what had changed over the course of a year. These days, I can’t seem to find the time to journal, but I do try to jot down a little note from each day on my perpetual calendar/journal. The idea is very simple — flip to the current date and at the end of the day, write down something that happened. Some days it is big things like “Annie took her first steps.” Other days it is small, like “needed more than one cup of coffee this morning.” The first year is the least rewarding, but I imagine that in 10 years, it will be a daily treat to be reminded of what happened on that date over the last decade. CLICK HERE for the full how-to after the jump!