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20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects. 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 Are you bored and have a bunch of extra little items hanging around here and there?

20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects

Well we were in the same boat so we decided to round up 20 different awesome at home projects you can do. Anything from soda pop cap lids to spoons and more. Palette pingpong no21 - the green gal. The green gables just keeps growing!

Palette pingpong no21 - the green gal

(There’s that word for 2014 again.) So, we’re looking for more people to join the team, take a look below and please share this with anyone you think would be interested (in the Dorking, Surrey area)… The Love Notes Box. We recently shared this fun project over at Infarrantly Creative.

The Love Notes Box

The goal was to come up with a gift idea for under $10. We managed to stay under budget and are very pleased with the outcome. How to cut glass. I posted a picture about 1 week ago on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter of me cutting glass using just string.

How to cut glass

I got LOT’S of requests for a tutorial on how I DID THIS! So here it is. 31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects. How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color. We love using chalkboards as backdrops for displays and parties (like this one here!).

How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color

So we were super excited to learn that you can create your own custom colors-and it's really easy! We first learned how from Martha Stewart whose tutorial you can read here. Learn Beading · Princess Wire-wrapped Ring. This ring is just too pretty to be so fast and easy!

Learn Beading · Princess Wire-wrapped Ring

It’s an irresistible project you’re sure to love. Let’s get started! You’ll only need a few tools, so don’t worry about lengthy cleanup with this one (a nice bonus!). Grab a crystal clear or colored Swarovski crystal, a ring mandrel, wire cutters and some 24 gauge wire. Lovely Wire Knot Ring Tutorial. You can make this lovely ring (or a version of this design) yourself, using just some basic tools, wire and a lip balm!

Lovely Wire Knot Ring Tutorial

Yes, in this tutorial I am going to demonstrate that just basic beginner tools and a wire from Michael’s can go a long way! Wouldn’t this ring make a great present?? Ribbon Rose Tutorial by ~VioletLeBeaux on deviantART. DIY storybook paper roses. You’re going to love today’s DIY project so much that you’re going to want to start tearing pages out from old books tonight!

DIY storybook paper roses

Remember the storybook roses in Shanna + Richard’s wedding? Sweet, right? Floral designer, Cathy Brim of Bloom Floral Design created the elegant branch bouquets seen in their ceremony using Valerie Lloyd’s paper roses design, and now we’re jumping-out-of-the-pages excited that Valerie is sharing her DIY secrets with you! Little Wishes - Beyond Beyond. Well, we are dusting off our obligatory black armband over in Beyond Beyond land for one of our most favourite shops ever – Early Bright (mega sad face) they have been the purveyors of some delicious and inspirational bling that is more art than jewellery.

Little Wishes - Beyond Beyond

And we just want to share one of the most beautiful pieces every a wish in a jar. We used to shake dandelion bushes when we were little in the vain belief that we would get a Barbie dream house, Michael Jackson tickets, the ability to breakdance overnight (although we never progressed beyond being able to do backspins), millionaire moolah, or our favourite wish was that we had been dropped off at the wrong house (sorry parental units) and we were really the offspring of some family with the financial clout of Daddy Warbucks and the Rothschild’s combined.

DIY Wrap Bracelet. You should all know by now that we are all about stacking bracelets on our wrists.

DIY Wrap Bracelet

The more, the better. In fact . . . the most, the best! With that being said, we’ll show you how to master a version of the ever so popular wrap bracelet. It’s so simple and addicting, you’ll soon be churning out these wristlets with your eyes closed. Clearly this arm party train isn’t stopping and it’s about time you get on board! Holder for Charging Cell Phone (made from lotion bottle) My husband and I both have cell phones. And both of us have phone chargers. And that means lots of obnoxious cords. You never know when one of us may be moving phone cords around, to give our phones an extra charge while we’re chatting away……… or trying to charge our phones up before running errands or something.

Needless to say, those phone cords seem to be everywhere…..and are generally in the way and hanging all over the floor. DIY 52 Things I Love About You. Posted July 1, 2011 | 64 Comments Happy Friday, lovelies! We spotted a really fun, really easy DIY 52 Things I Love About You project for your boyfriend, girlfriend, spouse-to-be, husband, wife, or a friend.

Read on to see this fun project + get inspired to make your own! This ’52 Things I Love About You’ craft (and images) are via Craftster (spotted here) and the supplies are easy to find: supplies. DIY Braided Bead Bracelet. It’s been awhile since our last bracelet DIY. I don’t know about you, but our wrists have been begging for another colorful addition for months now. So after playing with some materials that were already on hand, we’ve created a tutorial for a braided bead bracelet, which is a not so distant cousin of the hex nut and wrap bracelet.

Because honestly, you can never have too many . . . You’ll need: Cut the waxed linen cord into a 26″ and 19″ piece. Soap Making Recipes and Tutorials. Color Blocked Shoe D.I.Y. Today we want to show you how to make some super cute color blocked booties. Emma and I had some short boots, but we wanted to add something to make them more interesting. We painted these in an afternoon. Mine are brown with black and hers are black with gold... Here's what we did... 1. How to make glitter shoes! Last week I posted a pic on Instagram of some shoes I was glittering for my friend, Stacy.

She wanted a pair of glitter booties like this pair but since they were no longer for sale I decided to make her a pair. I recieved tons of questions about the process and supplies. I thought I'd post a quick how-to for those of you wanting to DIY your very own pair of glittery shoes. There are many ways to get this look but here's what I did... Shark Purse D.I.Y. How to Make Leaf Skeletons. T-shirt latch hook rug tutorial. V and Co how to: jersey knit bracelet. Perfect Summer Bangle. Crafty Nest.

DIY Family Memory Calendar. Print Hula Hoop Rug Page. DIY Christmas decorated glasses. 10 T-Shirt Scarf Tutorials. Rolled paper flowers {tutorial} Hair Rosette Tutorial. Shirt-Cuff Card for Dad. DIY: Onesie to Dress Tutorial. Vintage bow tie DIY. Make your own a painted bangle bracelet! Home For The Holidays: Elsie's Velvet Crush.

Faux Fur Peter Pan Collar Tutorial (with free pattern!) DIY Transparent Clutch. DIY Geek Power Tie. A Beautiful Mess: DIY. New Reader? Start Here... Dollar Bill Origami Heart. Tutorial: Homemade Sidewalk Chalk. PilotHandwriting.com.