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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? Palette pingpong no21 - the green gal. 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. What You'll Need: an unfinished wood box (got ours at Hobby Lobby $4.99 but on sale for 50% off. about $2.50)metal handle (from Hobby Lobby too $5.99 used a 40% off coupon. about $3.60)spray paint (we used Krylon Blue Ocean Breeze about $3.00)the following free downloads... 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! 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. The ring mandrel isn’t entirely necessary (you can use your own finger or some other tool), but I found it was pretty helpful in getting the wire formed for a good fit. 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! 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?? For the purpose of this tutorial I am going to be using the very basic, cheap tools that are available almost everywhere.

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! Craft Supplies:Paper Grosgrain Ribbon, ½ Width cut to 4 inch lengths 16 Gauge Wire cut to 15 inch lengths Glue Gun Glue Sticks (low temp) Scissors Wire Cutters.

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. 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. About the author I'm the big kahuna with the whole shebang.

Amma = Idiot + Savant. 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. Holder for Charging Cell Phone (made from lotion bottle) My husband and I both have cell phones.

Holder for Charging Cell Phone (made from lotion bottle)

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. (Okay, and how about when you’re in a hotel or visiting family/friends.

I was looking around on the internet for a solution and found this. It made the perfect little holder for my cell phone while it’s being charged. 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 o one deck of cards o binder rings o standard hole punch o scrabble tiles (just two – one for each of your initials) o printer + printer paper o scissors o glue. DIY Braided Bead Bracelet. It’s been awhile since our last bracelet DIY.

DIY Braided Bead Bracelet

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. Tie a knot about half an inch down from the loops. Start braiding the strands. 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.

Color Blocked Shoe D.I.Y.

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. Find a pair of boots that you like. 2. How to make glitter shoes! Last week I posted a pic on Instagram of some shoes I was glittering for my friend, Stacy.

How to make glitter shoes!

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. Shark Purse D.I.Y. Hi friends! Today my friend Kara of I Just Might Expolode is here to share a super cute project! Enjoy... My sister is obsessed with sharks and the JAWS. How to Make Leaf Skeletons.

T-shirt latch hook rug tutorial. V and Co how to: jersey knit bracelet. I don't know what it is about this time of year that makes me just want to have my bare feet in the sand, be watching the sun setting into the ocean, and breathing in the warm salty air of the i get older, more and more i find myself missing that place i used to go to almost as a teen. Perfect Summer Bangle. Here's a fun tutorial on how to make a message bangle that's one-of-a-kind, done in the sun, waterproof and weatherproof.

Crafty Nest. DIY Family Memory Calendar. Print Hula Hoop Rug Page. DIY Christmas decorated glasses. 10 T-Shirt Scarf Tutorials. Rolled paper flowers {tutorial} Welcome to flower week – five days of simple and delightful flower projects. Hair Rosette Tutorial. Shirt-Cuff Card for Dad. DIY: Onesie to Dress Tutorial. I have about four long-sleeved onesies in the 3-6 month size that have been too short for about three months. Vintage bow tie DIY. YOU WILL NEED: 1. your favorite vintage bow tie 2. a large surface to cut on 3. fabric shears and paper scissors 4. one yard of your favorite fabric 5. a sewing machine and thread to match your fabric 6. pins 7. a large sheet of sturdy paper (to make your pattern) 8. a pencil!

1. Place your bow tie on your pattern paper, pin or pushpin it to the paper and trace it with a pencil. 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.