How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic… This tutorial is an old one of mine that’s too good not to share again.
Since posting the first time, I’ve had lots of questions about these buttons which will hopefully be answered in this revised post. Equipment Some handy notes: 1. The buttons. Single hole, hole punch (like this one here). New Uses for Old Things: Kids Edition. Stuff to Make in my Old Age / Paper medallion wall hanging. Made out of text book pages! Crafty Nest.
You knew i was going to make one. They are all over pinterest....
(i still am not signed up for pinterest because i don't have time for one more thing but browsing is fun!) So we made one. i took a box of 64 crayons and took out the blacks and browns.i used another small box and doubled up on the good colors i liked and hot glued them to the top of our canvas. then we turned our blow dryer to hot on high. not long after you set the hair dryer by the crayons they get shiny and then the wax starts to melt! And it dries really quickly too. seriously. what could be happier than this?? Craft DIY Projects, Patterns, How-tos, Fashion, Recipes @ Craftzine.com - Felting, Sewing, Knitting, Crocheting, Home & More. Is Your Love Worthy Of Ridiculously Twee $3,450 Custom Wedding Invitation Viewmasters? Creative Wedding Guest Books.
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Paper-Doily Wreath - Introduction - MarthaStewart.com. A delicate-looking wreath that creates the magical effect of candles flickering in the snow is easy to make and surprisingly sturdy.
Wreath frames are strung with twinkling lights that are nestled in frothy, doilylike paper bouquet holders known as "Biedermeiermanschetten. " Tools and Materials 24-inch wreath form, from mainewreathco.com30-inch wreath form, from mainewreathco.com24-gauge wireWhite spray paint20-foot strand of white holiday lightsScissorsPaper bouquet holders (we used ten 8.8-inch ones, twenty 6.4-inch ones, twenty 4.8-inch ones, and fifty 3.2-inch ones), from germanplaza.com. Tissue Paper Rosette Topiary. I love all of the Valentine's Day crafts I have been seeing everywhere in blog land.
So I wanted to make something. I saw these cute tissue paper rosettes here and I knew exactly what I wanted to make with them. I am obsessed with topiaries so I decided to make one using the rosettes. The total for the topiary was around $13. Here is what you need to make the topiary: Tutorial: How to Make a Pomander Flower Ball.
DIY Leather Bow Cuff. Back in January wen I went thrift shopping with a bunch of awesome ALT ladies, I picked up a really rad bow-inspired belt. I’m not sure why I never included a pic of the belt here because it’s awesome. You can sort of see it in this outfit, but the lighting isn’t great. Anyway, that’s what spurred this cuff.
High/Low Food/Drink: What to Do With Used Wine Corks (and a Trip Down Memory Lane) Have you ever enjoyed a bottle of wine with loved ones, and then kept the cork as a memento? Well, we've done that for every bottle of wine for the past 2 years and collected them in a huge, tall, clear vase - which was now overflowing.
(We weren't kidding when we said during the last post that we loved red wine!) So I decided to make a corkboard out of them. First, I sorted the corks by size (small, large, and miscellaneous for odd-sized corks). This made it easier to match and fit the corks on the board. Megan Baehr (nonesuchgarden) Dandy the Lion Wool Felt Designer Plush Doll by nonesuchgarden. Minis. DIY - Tutorial - How to make a leather bow cuff bracelet. You will need : - A piece of leather, approx. 22cm x 10cm (approx. 8.7" x 4") - Scissors - Leather glue or super glue - Thread - A snap button 1.
Cut an oval piece of leather, approx. 22cm x 10cm (approx. 8.7" x 4"). You can make it longer or smaller, depending on the size of your wrist. 2. Most favorited last 7 days - page 2. Make-up Magnet Board. We all know with craft blogs that original ideas are often hard to come by, we find ideas we love and make them our own but we didn't come up with the idea ourselves.
I feel like I've finally done something original here and I'm excited about it. I'll show you the finished product and then explain. Tuesday Tutorial: Paper Lantern Ornaments. Want a cute, simple decoration that you can make in minutes?
These paper lanterns are perfect for the upcoming holiday season or as an everyday decoration! What a great way to add color to a room or to your holiday table :) Make a bunch and string them together as a garland, or put a bunch in a bowl, or in a hurricane glass in a bathroom or guestroom. You could also mail them (flat, before unfolding them ;)) to a friend as a fun "Merry Christmas" gift with quick instructions on how to unfold them. I decided to use holiday paper, but was thinking these would also be fun as everyday decorations with leftover scraps of scrapbooking paper or found/vintage paper.
Fun with plasti-dip « Fellow Creatives. Craft Meet-Up, Craftivity For our first meet-up the craft of choice was PLASTI-DIP , a rubberizing paint, normally used to coat tool handles and such.
Inspired by beautiful plasti-dipped origami; my heart raced with the possibilities of all the chincey knick knacks that could be turned chic with one dip. Fellow creative Kelsey from Minted Life saw the same vision and a craft meet-up date was set. FC crafters brought tons of fun objects, keys, twigs, origami, paper balls and figurines to dip. The cherry blossom lantern. With Chinese New Year just roaring in in just a few days, this seems apt. This one's from Joey. Build a Stone Bath Mat. Paper-Napkin Decoupage Eggs. Pop-out Photos Tutorial « Stitch-Craft. AP Photo/Holly Ramer I’ve written a tutorial for the pop-out/3-D pictures I’ve been making as gifts.
You can read my AP story here. (I always find it funny to see where the craft stories I write for AP end up. It gets sent out as part of our “lifestyles” package. Some websites put it under “health.” Free People Clothing Boutique Blog. UPDATE: This post originally ran on March 23 2011, but with summer winding down we wanted to bring it back up for some late summer inspiration! Toilet Paper Roll Categorically Crafting Show. Since we celebrated Earth Day this month, I thought we should see a few "recycling" ideas. Last week was crafts with cans. This week, let's see what we create with the empty toilet paper (and paper towel) rolls. What projects have you created using yours? Home Work - The TP Flower Project. Paint Chip Wall Art. Tutorial: Homemade Sidewalk Chalk.
By Michelle Vackar, Modern Handmade Child. Make It and Love It: Glass Etching. Have you ever done any glass etching? Custom Knife Blades, Blade Grinds, Geometry, Steel Types, Finishes. Blades, Blades, Blades! Need general details? Jump to the FAQ Page here. Welcome! ... to the most popular page on my website. The knife starts with the blade, instantly recognized across time and cultures.
Woodworking. Shadow Box Photo Display for Photographers. Martha Stewart Crafts. DIY Design Community « Keywords: DIY, Craft, Inspiration, vertical garden. Oh my goodness. This may be one of the coolest DIY terrarium / vertical garden / house plant projects I've ever seen.
I don't know about you, but the thought of making my own tiny magnetic vertical garden is enough to make me want to cover every surface in my house in a magnetic material (or, at the very least, have one giant magnetic wall)! These mini garden tins were created by the clever folks at Ruffled for use as wedding favors. I like the idea of making a few (okay, A LOT) for use in the kitchen, in an office, on the patio, or for any surface I can put a magnet on.