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Dream Big Butterfly Window - Resin Craft. 21 quilts and knits inspired by Sudoku puzzles. How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic… This tutorial is an old one of mine that’s too good not to share again.

How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic…

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). 2. 3. Okay.. lets get started! Cecilia Cotton >> Origami. Heart Break Kids - Blog - How to make a tutu. Today I am going to teach you how I make a tutu.

Heart Break Kids - Blog - How to make a tutu

Here are the supplies that you will need: 1/2" elastic (I prefer the braided elastic)6" spools of tulle (found in any craft store, sometimes in the bridal section)1 yard of double faced satin ribbon (optional)needle and threadlarge book First, get your princess's waist measurement. Make a Lighted Ornament Tree on Canvas for the Holidays ~ Madigan Made { simple DIY ideas } Madigan made… a gilded tree, lit through a canvas. There is something about the shine of metallic gold and glowing twinkle lights that just evokes Christmastime to me.

That’s why I love this new framed tree on canvas that I made from an old frame, a broken string of twinkle lights and a bunch of gold wire wrapped ornament things. (I picked up the ornaments very cheap on clearance at the dollar store last year.) How to Make a Tabletop Christmas Ornament Tree Using a Knitting Needle - StumbleUpon. I haven’t done a lot of holiday decorating this year – keeping it simple, but I found this idea in an old Christmas decorating book and wanted to try it out.

How to Make a Tabletop Christmas Ornament Tree Using a Knitting Needle - StumbleUpon

It is a non-permanent way to use your ornaments, very easy, and can be done in many variations. It is perfect to place on a mantle, table, or just to accent your decor. All you need for the basic version is a knitting needle and about 16-20 classic ball ornaments of varying size. I found my color coordinated ornaments at Walmart. They were $2.50 for a box of 10 -18 balls. Here is the basic version. The bottom can be simply left alone, adorned with some greenery, or placed in an urn or planter.

Doily canvas bag} & - StumbleUpon. Thankfully everyone seems to be making a switch from plastic to lasting when it comes to shopping bags, so here’s another fun little tutorial on customizing one to make it oh so cute.

doily canvas bag} & - StumbleUpon

You might notice a lot of doilies in my recent diy projects. Since I was getting so many ready for A Christmas Gathering I used a lot of the same materials…monograms seems to be pretty popular now too. My friend Cindy called while I was working on this and suggested I just go ahead a put a “W” on it for her, I happily obligied. Canvas bag ($2.00 when on sale at Hobby Lobby), fabric paint, paper doily, Krylon Paper Finishes Adhesive Spray. View All Photos < Tips for Homemade Holiday Gifts. Princess. Just like we did when Princess Diana was married, millions of people will be watching Prince William marry (soon-to-be Princess) Kate.


I want to take this time to introduce Princess Iris. We just call her Iris, but she thinks she's a princess. Check out pink collar with rhinestones! We adopted her one year and two months ago from a Golden Retriever rescue organization. She was taken from a man who treated her and her brother cruelly. Now she is heartworm-free and loves sleeping on the leather sofa, playing with the cats, going for walks, and eating. Oh, and Iris loves car trips! Now she is a happy, happy girl princess! Dry erase board out of a picture frame - StumbleUpon.

133.2K Flares Twitter 7 Facebook 69 Pin It Share 3.9K 3K+ StumbleUpon 129.2K Made with Flare More Info 133.2K Flares × I purchased a few cheap 12×16 picture frames from Wal-mart for $3.00 a piece and brought them home, cut out scrapbook paper and attached it to the inside of the frame.

Dry erase board out of a picture frame - StumbleUpon

I used double sided tape to stick the 12×12 sheets together then just cut off the remaining amount of paper before I attached it to the inside of the frame. Free sewing projects, free learn to sew articles, charitable sewing, my sewing room , bridal and more. Copycat Crafts - StumbleUpon. Everyday is a Crafting Day!: A Floating Ghost... This is one of our Families favorite Halloween Decorations.

Everyday is a Crafting Day!: A Floating Ghost...

We usually make one for everyone and they decorate their rooms with them. Of course we make them on a smaller scale for the kids. Here’s what you need… 1 Liter Pop Bottle, Domestic for Dummies: Fall Pinterest Project: DIY Coasters - StumbleUpon. Is everyone ready for today's Pinterest challenge?

Domestic for Dummies: Fall Pinterest Project: DIY Coasters - StumbleUpon

I know I'm excited to share my project and can't wait to see what everybody else came up with. Pinterest in general just makes me tinkle in my pants with joy! Bird and Text Collage Wall Art. There are currently no images from other crafters. close Terms & Conditions You must enter into this Agreement if you want to submit digital images or other content to Prime Publishing through Sharing Customer Images (the "Service"). As used in this Agreement, "we" or "Prime Publishing" means Prime Publishing, LLC. and "you" means the individual or entity submitting materials to Prime Publishing. Any individual or entity that wants to use the Service must accept the terms of this Agreement without change. 1) Eligibility. 2) Definitions.

Before & After: Crazy Beautiful Toy Kitchen. 23.2K Flares23.2K Flares × LOOKING for more DIY play kitchens?

Before & After: Crazy Beautiful Toy Kitchen

Click here for a roundup with lots more projects, photos and ideas, including a DIY toy workbench for a little boy! And if you like this post, Subscribe to Green Your Decor for more DIY projects and green ideas! I like to think of myself as pretty crafty. DIY Faux Curled Rosewood Wreath {Made From... - StumbleUpon. I have seen various versions of Faux Rosewood Wreaths in just about every store and catalog for the upcoming season; most with a price tag running upwards of $40 or more.

DIY Faux Curled Rosewood Wreath {Made From... - StumbleUpon

Some are crafted of paper and other of real wood shavings. Crafts by Carolyn - Exploding Box - StumbleUpon. New England Through Yummy Moms Eyes: Tutorial: Photo Wood Blocks - StumbleUpon. Paper Flower Key Holder / Mark Montano. Difficulty Rating: Beginner Tags If you need a quick 'just because' gift for someone, this is it! It’s simple to make, couldn’t be less expensive and we can all use one.

I for one am always losing my keys and this, by far, is the easiest way for me to keep track of them. V and Co how to: jersey knit bracelet - StumbleUpon. 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.

(my skin doesn't miss it. as a matter of fact, i now wish i listened more and DID put SPF on my face...hindsight is 20/20). my mom calls me from her walk on the beach almost every morning... *sigh*yeah, i get a little homesick around this time of the year. heck on my pinterest my "dreaming of summer" has the most pictures in it. ah yes. i miss my ocean. case in point. this bracelet, brought a flood of memories, not because i used to have one like it but because i can totally see me wearing it by the beach, not caring that it's gotten salty and wet, because i can totally make another one in like less than 5 minutes flat when i get home.

Hanging postcard collage. Last year, I asked for suggestions on ways to display my postcard collection. Everyone had great ideas. But this postcard “tapestry” idea came to me, and I had to try it. It would also work well for photos or Christmas cards. You can easily rotate in new ones whenever you like. Tutorials for Recycling Books - StumbleUpon. We rode bikes around our neighborhood this weekend and stopped at all the garage sales we found along the way.

How To Make a String Tree Wall Mural Home Hacks. Print Hula Hoop Rug Page. Do-it-Yourself DIY String Wedding Lanterns Yarn Chandeliers - StumbleUpon. Jessica of Wednesday Inc shows us how to make those gorgeous twine chandeliers from the inspiration shoot she shared with us this morning. Using balloons, glue and twine, you can also make these lanterns for your wedding – and then bring it home and use it as your very own mid century lampshade.

What you will need are: balloons, glue, yarn, tray for glue, corn starch 1/2 cup of Corn starch, 1/4 cup of Warm water, clear fast drying spray paint, hanging lamp cord or fishing line (depending on your desired final product), and a lighting kit if you’re looking for a fully functional lantern. Jessica recommends using a sharpie to mark on the inflated balloon how much room you need to leave for the lighting cord. DIY Idea: Rainbow Melted Crayon Art & Man Made DIY. Artist and designer Jessica Kerbawy creates these amazing rainbow wall art pieces by gluing a spectrum of crayons on foam core, and then strategically melting them with a heat gun. The paper wrappers are left atop, with the remains of the colored wax dripping down.

Though it may look like something you've seen before, I find these to be pretty clever and unique, and an update on the playing with melted wax and rainbow techniques. Jessica's prices are actually incredibly reasonable, between $25 and $75 depending on the size. But, it's also something you could try yourself, especially now that it's back-to-school season, and large boxes of crayons will be on sale. DIY Christmas Wreaths - East 9th Street - StumbleUpon. East 9th Street. How to make a snow globe. Craftaholics Anonymous - StumbleUpon. Simply Vintagegirl Blog & Blog Archive & Tutorial: How to Make... - StumbleUpon.

29 May 2010 These elegant fabric flowers are very simple to make . . . and only take a few basic supplies. Kojodesigns. The House of Smiths - Home DIY Blog - Interior Decorating Blog - Decorating on a Budget Blog. Whipperberry » Life... one beautiful moment at a time. Blessing/Confirmation Dress. Did you see the winner of the Woombie giveaway? Scroll down or click here. You knew i was going to make one. They are all over pinterest.... Tutorial: Homemade Sidewalk Chalk. By Michelle Vackar, Modern Handmade Child One of our favorite outside activities at our home is drawing with chalk on the driveway. You can play hopscotch, four-square, and of course draw and create silly stories.