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Mason Jar Key Hook - StumbleUpon. Hey guys! Watermark Tee by Sweet Verbana - StumbleUpon. Hello U-Create readers!

Watermark Tee by Sweet Verbana - StumbleUpon

I am so excited to be guest posting here today. How's it Hangin'? A Flop Tutorial. I know some of you still have snow on the ground, but for us Floridians summer is already kicking into high gear. And summer means flip flops. Yep, we southern girls have 'em for everything: casual wear, evening wear, 'flops with heels, 'flops with big poofy flowers glued name it. Alisaburke. Inspiration and original craft ideas for weddings, parties, children, such as home decoration, gifts, cards, personal accessories and templates. Make It and Love It. 10 Free Tote Bag Patterns and Tutorials. Totes make great handmade gifts.

10 Free Tote Bag Patterns and Tutorials

Here is a Tuesday Ten that shows a round-up of lovely totes. If you love to sew you might also like these free sewing tutorials right here on Skip to my Lou! Every tote needs a matching pouch. Pleated Zippered Pouch Lined Zippered Pouch 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.


Room. My little&valentine. I'm not so into heart shaped boxes of chocolates or a dozen red roses, but I'm very much into these little guys.

my little&valentine

Valentines day is here, and my little ones need something to drop off with their friends... preferably something cute and little and filled with candy. I was remembering some little Christmas matchboxes we did when I was at the Kids magazine, so we revamped them for Valentine's day. You can find little packs of matchboxes at the grocery store, I found mine near the cigarettes. They usually come in packs of 10 and shouldn't run you more than $1.50 or so. (Dump the matches out and save them for your next blackout.) Wall-E Art.

Crafty. Quilling-art5.jpg from Tiny Polaroid Magnets. Hi there!

Tiny Polaroid Magnets

It’s felt like forever since I’ve last blogged, and has felt like an eternity since I’ve done anything crafty and nifty. Since my morning sickness has gone into full speed (yes, we’re expecting our third this fall!) I haven’t felt like myself. But nothing like inspiration to wake one out of a reverie — or nightmare, in my constantly sick state. I came across these DIY Pantone chip magnets on How About Orange and wanted to do something similar. You will need: Cardboard (mine was the backing of a sketchbook — much thicker than the back of a regular spiral bound notebook) or 2-3 sheets of white cardstock or poster board spray-mounted together to use as a sturdy backing to the magnetsOpaque white marker (necessary only if your cardboard is not white) Craft knife Metal straight edge/ruler Clear packing tape or frisk film. Step 1: Download a Photoshop file of the Polaroid frames below.

Step 2: Print out photos onto photo paper. Step 4: Trim out photos with craft knife. 487 Comments. Wire & Paper. Craft Ideas - Crafts for Kids, Christmas &Halloween, Paper Crafts and More. DIY Doily&Lamp - StumbleUpon. Paper Flower Key Holder / Mark Montano.

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{every}nothing wonderful: Tutorial: Repurposed Envelopes (From Magazines to... Note: If you like this idea, be sure to check out how to make paper ruffles to add to your envelopes!

{every}nothing wonderful: Tutorial: Repurposed Envelopes (From Magazines to...

Super quick and easy tutorial for you today. I have a drawer full of these and use them for everything - bills, letters, you name mom does too, actually! A flower brooch for you favorite mom. Holidash asked me to create something for Mother’s Day and I came up with this felt dahlia flower brooch.

a flower brooch for you favorite mom

It’s got a secret on the back, you’ll have to go see to find out what it is, and how to make one (or many) for your favorite mom. Paper lantern project for Make, Grow, Gather. I was so happy to be asked to contribute an easy summer project as part of a series over at Make, Grow, Gather.

paper lantern project for Make, Grow, Gather

I made some decorated paper lanterns using ones that we had left over from our wedding reception last summer. Remember that childrens craft that involves twisting small squares of tissue paper around the eraser end of a pencil, dipping that in glue and then using them to decorate something, usually a paper plate? I did the same thing, only larger. They turned out looking like flower pomanders, as well as looking a bit more festive. Not martha - to make: marble magnets. I finally gave in and made marble magnets.

not martha - to make: marble magnets

Not surprisingly they are quite fun, smooshing the glue out to make a perfect little magnified image is very satisfying. Here, in order of appearance, are the places I referenced: paper candy instructions with pictures (this is the first place I saw this project) dogmestic with instructions and pictures photogeek pictures ugly green chair cute ladybug magnets – pictures with packaging threads at Glitter:onetwothree. How to make gift bags from newspaper. When I bought something at a store recently, the clerk handed me my purchase in a bag made from a newspaper.

How to make gift bags from newspaper

I liked it very much and had to make some more—thus today's DIY recycled newspaper project: gift bags made from the Wall Street Journal. You can vary the dimensions, of course, but here's what I used to create a bag that's 5" tall, 4.5" wide, and 3" deep. Stack two sheets of newspaper on top of each other. The Shirt Skirt. July 28, 2010 I’m so excited to post about this!

The Shirt Skirt

When I met Dana, I fell in love with the skirt she was wearing. She made it herself (obviously) and she showed us how simply she’d shirred the waistband. The next day, during the mystery workshop at Whipstitch, we were encouraged to use thrifted tees.