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101 Simple Handmade Gift Tutorials. These simple handmade gift tutorials will make any crafty person’s heart sing with joy!

101 Simple Handmade Gift Tutorials

You don’t need special skills or a bunch of time because these can all be done super fast! Simple and cute…that works for me! Oh, and think of all the money you will save making these gifts. {At least that’s the story I tell my husband…shhhh!} Silk-Dyed Eggs {aka TIE-Dyed!} I posted this tutorial a few years ago and it has become somewhat of a tradition to bring it back every year!

Silk-Dyed Eggs {aka TIE-Dyed!}

One of our family Easter traditions is dying eggs with pieces of silk. I saw a cute lady show Martha how to do it a few years ago and I ran upstairs right then to steal a tie! It’s way cooler than those cups of neon liquid that end up all over your clothes, your furniture and your hands plus it gives you an excuse to rid a man’s closet of ugly ties.

Here’s the run-down: DIY Sweat-sacoche diy-laptop-sweat – the Trendy Girl. The Science of Paperplanes. Spring Crafts: Spring Bouquet. Crafts: Honey of a Hat. Recycled Crafts - Recyclable Crafts for Kids - Recycling Craft Ideas. School Crafts - School-Age Crafts & Art Project Ideas. This photo originally appeared in FamilyFun Magazine Total Time 1 hour Ages school-age If spring has yet to blossom, your kids can create a preview of the season's colors by livening up your houseplants with vibrant button flowers.

School Crafts - School-Age Crafts & Art Project Ideas

How to Transfer a Photograph Onto a Block of Wood - StumbleUpon. Craft Ideas / Cheap + Easy DIY Crayons :) Chop up crayons with a butchers knife and organise pieces into colour groups. Place coloured crayons pieces into oven moulds. Put oven on to 250 degrees and melt crayons for 8-10 minutes. Leave to cool down. Superhero missiles (for yourself on your back!) »Homemade Happiness - Life's a party! Wedding Trends for Stylish + Creative Brides - StumbleUpon. If you loved the beautiful DIY wedding this morning and Nata’s gorgeous paper flower bouquets, you are in luck as Nata is sharing how she crafted them with us!

Wedding Trends for Stylish + Creative Brides - StumbleUpon

She was inspired by a template created by Morgan Levine on Martha Stewart (as was I in the flowers I created for this styled shoot). I just love that this basic idea has inspired different brides to create their own version of giant paper flowers – you might remember these equally awesome giant paper flowers from this wedding I shared last year. :) Thanks so much Nata for sharing how you created your giant pink paper rose + special thanks to Studio Castillero for the photos of the DIY + her wedding! Step 1: Cut the petals. 2011 Camp Craft No. 4: Wire mesh jewelry holders with beads. These jewelry holders were the one original camp craft idea I had this year.

2011 Camp Craft No. 4: Wire mesh jewelry holders with beads

When I discovered the different types of hardware cloth and chicken wire stacked in the back of The Home Depot, my mind started churning out all kinds of projects I could make with them. Baskets and suncatchers were my first notions, but jewelry holders were more economical, practical, and fun for teenage girls. I tried to make the project as easy as I could for the girls by pre-cutting the hardware cloth into squares and providing templates for the heart shape, but it was still a challenging craft. Crafty Nest - StumbleUpon. Pour a Glass of Wine and Sink Into One of These Unusual, Luxurious Bathtubs - StumbleUpon. The Technique Zone: Acrylic Paint Transfer - StumbleUpon. Supplies needed: Acrylic dabbers, photocopy of an image, water spritzer bottle, paintbrush, card stock, craft sheet and heat tool (optional) Take the lid off the dabbers and brush the paint onto the card stock, ensure you get a good coverage Take your photocopied image ( remember that you will get a reverse of the image, so don't use bold words), flip it over and place it in the acrylic.

The Technique Zone: Acrylic Paint Transfer - StumbleUpon

Lightly press it down making sure it's smooth and not wrinkled Leave to air dry for at least 15 minutes and then if you wish give it a blast with the heat tool Only move onto this step when you are sure your paint is completely dryTake your water filled spritzer bottle, spray the back of the paper no more than two squirts, you don't want it too wet Next start to rub the paper very gently with your finger. Red felt bow diy tutorial ... from flowerer heap of sugar in the network share. Diy水晶球小狗 来自flowerer在堆糖网的分享. 纸艺 - 堆糖专辑. [DIY] three-dimensional three-dimensional origami ornaments stars Shining stars ... love in a heap of sugar from hi_pp network share. 美丽的毛毡小房子灯diy教程 来自flowerer在堆糖网的分享. Mi. Lovely handmade packaging. Sugar from the mi-sharing in the heap. Pearl white felt flower is the birth of what? Sugar from flowerer sharing in the heap.

Made with a felt flower from flowerer heap of sugar in the network share. Mon carnet: valentine: paper flowers. Greenweddingshoes, the famous wedding inspirational blog, presents a great tutorial for making gorgeous giant paper rose.

Mon carnet: valentine: paper flowers

Pop Up Card . Just Piece of Paper . Amazing Flower. - Video - StumbleUpon. 折纸樱花 来自flowerer在堆糖网的分享. Seven Flowers. Awesome Pop Up - Video - StumbleUpon. Honestly WTF. Ok, it’s official.

Honestly WTF

I ready to finally visit the melting pot that is Panama. Seeing photos of the new American Trade Hotel sealed the deal for me – it’s located in the 340 year old Casco Viejo neighborhood of the city and is a collaboration between the Ace Hotel Group and Conservatorio, a Casco real estate development company dedicated to revitalizing the neighborhood. The 50 room boutique hotel is oozing with Latin American flavor with white stucco walls, ceiling fans and patterned tiles. I can just imagine seeking refuge here, after a sweltering day exploring the bustling metropolis, with an ice cold beer in the courtyard. You too? My, oh my . . . how incredible is Dani Griffiths‘s fall collection of berets, high crowned fedoras, wide brimmed hats and drummer boy caps? New Jersey based artist Joe Iurato‘s little figures, cut out of wood and spray painted, are very personal to him.

Paige, Nike, Corso Como, Levi’s, New Era, Barbour, and most recently Acne . . . A geometric puzzle. Pottery Barn Chalkboard Rock Vase Filler Hack. This is a stale post.

Pottery Barn Chalkboard Rock Vase Filler Hack

Don't you smell the stank? For fresh ideas and the newest new new stuff why don't you head on over to the blog we actually update. Baby onesie cupcake tutorial {and a sweet giveaway} Need a cute baby shower idea?

baby onesie cupcake tutorial {and a sweet giveaway}

Here's a fun way to package those baby essentials--make some cupcakes! For this project you'll need: 4 receiving blankets4 onesies4 medium rubber bands4 medium rubber bands4 coffee filtersthin coordinating ribbonscissorsa bakery cupcake box (I found mine at Packaging Specialties) First, fold the receiving blankets down until you have a 3" strip. Now for the cupcake icing. Then pinch the top and gather it together. Lay the icing at the end of the receving blanket and roll it up. Roll it all the way up, moving down as you go so that the top is peaked. Pinspiration: Book Balls. When I saw these hanging balls on Pinterest, I knew that I wanted to try to make some for my house. After following the link I found out that these were in a store front. I decided that I wanted them in my house. So, I took some old lanterns that I had and started. I took the lid of a Volcano candle, and old book and started tracing page after page of circles. Once I had tons of circles cut out I began glueing them from the bottom of the lantern up.

Wrapping Paper Bows. Have you ever had a strip of wrapping paper leftover after you've wrapped a gift? Don't toss it in the trash! Turn that scrap into a beautiful EASY bow in just a minute or two. This technique is very inexact. Start by folding the scrap of paper "hamburger" style with the printed side on the outside. (My daughter came home from Kindergarten years ago and told me about "hamburger" folding and "hot dog" folding. Fold it again, but this time "hot dog" style. How to make a scratch off lottery ticket? You probably know the scratch off lottery tickets? Tinfoil Rose Tutorial.

You knew another fabulous aluminum foil project was coming, right? Great for Mother's Day or Valentine's Day: A thornless Silver Rose. Of course, you'll need to make the Tinfoil "Waffle Cloth. " I show you how to do that in the *Tinfoil Rickrack Tutorial here* {along with a peek at all the other amazing things you can do with foil!} For the rose, you'll want three sizes of circles. I used the following round punches: 1", 1-1/4" and 1-3/8. " Now you're ready for the Spring version of the Tinfoil Craze! Light&Spoon - StumbleUpon. EDIT 11/5/2012: We are no longer selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop. We are now focusing on a new jewelry project, so please check that out and we hope you enjoy the tutorial below!

Edit: We are now selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop! If you have questions about commissioning your own artwork, please see the shop or email us at Here’s our contribution to the melted crayon craze on Pinterest. 30 Fun DIY Crafts To Keep You and the Family Busy During the Holidays.

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