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DIY String Art. Hi guys! Dina here from Honey & Fitz back with another tutorial. The Perfect Gift: Yarn Ball Bookmark. Created by Jane from See Jane Blog .

The Perfect Gift: Yarn Ball Bookmark

Edited by Amy Christie. Has the weather turned cold where you live? In my neighborhood, temperatures have dropped and my instincts are to spend the day cozied up with a favorite book and favorite mug full of hot cocoa. 46 Ideas For DIY Jewelry You'll Actually Want To Wear. Build a Thumb Piano - Step-by-Step Guides for Offbeat DIY Projects. This to That (Glue Advice) Make This - Stab Bound Journal - Luxe DIY.

Make a hand bound journal with elaborate side stitching for yourself or as a gift.

Make This - Stab Bound Journal - Luxe DIY

41 Easy Things To Do With Mason Jars. 1. Make an Oil Lamp Fill two-thirds of the jar with lamp oil and secure the lid. Place a cotton wick in the jar and let it sit for about one hour before lighting so the oil soaks up into the wick. Nail a hole into the lid and pull the wick about a quarter inch out of the hole. 2. Take the top out of the lid and replace with sandpaper. Another awesome string lights idea. 4. Click here for the full directions. How to make a mini bow and arrows set.

Fun with Foam Printing - Easy Tutorial. I loved this idea because not only can you recycle these horrid polystyrene containers, but the process is really simple.

Fun with Foam Printing - Easy Tutorial

You could even use tracing paper and trace your design so you don't even need to be able to draw. You could make a whole series of cards like this or just a colorful print to hang on your wall and cheer up the place. Materials needed: Foam or polystyrene container pencil paint or ink small roller 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Happy printing! Original image courtesy of themetapicture. Candles in Seashells - Martha Stewart Home & Garden. Tutorial: Homemade Sidewalk Chalk « oh my! handmade goodness. By Michelle Vackar, Modern Handmade Child One of our favorite outside activities at our home is drawing with chalk on the driveway.

Tutorial: Homemade Sidewalk Chalk « oh my! handmade goodness

You can play hopscotch, four-square, and of course draw and create silly stories. My daughters and I were talking one day as we played hopscotch about how to make chalk and I thought to myself, let’s try it! It ended up being quite a lot of fun. What you will need: • Toilet paper or paper towel tubes • Scissors • Duct tape • Wax paper • Small bucket or disposable container to make the recipe • ¾ cup of warm water • 1 ½ cups Plaster of Paris • 2-3 tablespoons of tempera paint • Paper bag or a “mess mat” ** we made six tubes of chalk – we simply doubled the above recipe Step 1: If you are using paper towel tubes, cut each tube in half, so it is roughly the length of a toilet paper roll tube. Step 2: Cover one end of each tube with duct table to hold the contents within. Step 3: Cut as many pieces of wax paper as you have tubes. How to Make Leaf Skeletons. I wanted to share with you a project from one of my readers who shares with us how to make leaf skeletons.

How to Make Leaf Skeletons

I LOVE this! I have several leafs in various forms displayed in my home and knew I needed to make some of her leaf skeletons to add to my decor. I love how a pattern of leaves can enhance the beauty in your home. 15 DIY crafts you need to make right now. It's cold, it's raining and quite frankly, it's utterly miserable outside at the moment.

15 DIY crafts you need to make right now

So stay in! But then it hits you. It's not that great inside either. {Valentines day} pixelated popup card. I‘ve been scratching my head trying to come up with a card for my hubby {AKA the non-romantic type}.

{Valentines day} pixelated popup card

I finally decided to make this pixely popup heart card! They are really minimal (which I love) and take about 20 minutes to make (that includes the card, insert and envelope). You can even make some pixely confetti to put inside the card (if you are a big kid like me!). Full instructions and printable templates below! (BTW I remember seeing something similar in a popup book years ago. 20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects. Thursday, June 14, 2012 4:30 am, Posted by Chris Groves | Internet. Printable Paper. We're Obsessed With This Easy DIY Artwork Project (& You'll Be, Too!) UPDATE: The long weekend is the perfect time to start some new projects, so why not try this awesome (and so easy) artwork DIY?

We're Obsessed With This Easy DIY Artwork Project (& You'll Be, Too!)

This story was originally published on July 25. If there are two things that have been commanding our attention lately, they're cool artwork and chevron prints. - StumbleUpon. These are some useful tricks. How To: Make Typographic Gift Wrap.

This year, I vowed to only make or buy handmade holiday gifts for my friends and family, and I've kept to it so far.

How To: Make Typographic Gift Wrap

But wrapping these gifts in commercial paper didn't seem to make much sense, so I wanted to create some handmade gift wrap to match. I happen to think a gift wrapped in newsprint is actually quite attractive, and love the look of text on a package, but wanted to put in a little more effort. So I came up with a cool option that's clean, masculine, and maintains the typographic look of the newsprint. Plus, it eliminates the need for any "to:/from" tags, as the recipient's name is right there in tasteful type. 82 Clever and Creative Fred & Friends Products. I'm sure you've come across Fred & Friend products before at your local indie store and might not have even known it.

82 Clever and Creative Fred & Friends Products

Last weekend I was cruising around town and stopped at an indie store only to find one whole corner of the place dedicated to Fred & Friend products. It was heavenly. I stood there for probably more than a half hour laughing and checking out all their cool stuff. A lot of creativity goes into the making of these products, and I think part of that cleverness is shown in the name of the product and the slogan. My Kitchen is Perfect. How to cut glass. I posted a picture about 1 week ago on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter of me cutting glass using just string. 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 Transfer Prints To Wood: An Awesome Photography DIY Project.

Candy is Dandy: Cooking Peanut Butter Cups. Seven flowers. Awesome pop up card . How to Write Shape Relief Alphabet! - Video - StumbleUpon. Glowing jar project – varázslat a lakásban (EN/HU) Crazy paper thing - StumbleUpon. I Could Make That - StumbleUpon. This project comes to you at the request of Twitterer @GCcapitalM. I used to believe that a person could never have too many books, or too many bookmarks. Then I moved into an apartment slightly larger than some people’s closets (and much smaller than many people’s garages) and all these beliefs got turned on their naïeve little heads.

But what a person can always look for more of is really cool unique bookmarks. Placeholders special enough for the books that are special enough to remain in your culled-out-of-spacial-necessity collection. Page corner bookmarks are cute, practical and deeply under-represented in the world.* They’re easy to make, easy to customize, and will set you apart from all those same-same flat rectangular bookmarks. If you like this tutorial, here are a couple others that might be up your alley. For the monster-loving adults in the room, try some googly-eyed paper monster wine charms.