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Seams & Hems. Happy Hour Projects: Wire Wrapped Tree. Well, voting is now closed for this week’s challenge at One Artsy Mama, which means it’s big reveal day here!

Happy Hour Projects: Wire Wrapped Tree

I’m so excited to show you my entry. Did you go vote? I am happy to say that while I didn’t win this round overall (the competition was pretty impressive!) I am advancing to round 2. The theme is Mod Podge, so stay tuned next week! Cocoagraph - Chocolate Photograph Co.Cocoagraph - Custom Chocolate Photograph Bars. Lemonade Makin' Mama: Express yourself in porcelain. 101 Pretty Printables {free} These pretty printables are fabulous and free…you can’t go wrong with that!

101 Pretty Printables {free}

Decorate your home with quotes and flowers, throw a party that looks like a million bucks or wrap a gift with the perfect tag. Oh my gosh…you are going to love these!!! Halloween Crafts on Pinterest. Cake postcard tutorial. Supplies Materials needed to make two cake postcards: 1 large sponge (yellow paints the best)Serrated knifeX-Acto or utility knifeSpray paint (brown, yellow, pink or white)1 tube acrylic latex caulk (brown, cream or white)Spray adhesive (3M Super 77 works great!)

Cake postcard tutorial

Cardboard, kraft paper or scrapbook paper Instructions Cut sponge into wedge shape. This to That (Glue Advice) How to cut glass. One-bag plastic flowers. Use these easy flowers to decorate gifts.

One-bag plastic flowers

Each flower requires only one plastic grocery bag. 1. Cut the handles and bottom off bag 2. Push pleats out and flatten out tube 3. CraftGawker. 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.

Make-up Magnet Board

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. Behold my Make-up Magnet Board. I have a friend who is beautiful and stylish and has always loved make-up but recently took a course that intensified her love. Her renewed interest has worn off on me and it made me remember eye shadows I'd hidden away that were gathering dust.

25 Handmade Gifts Under $5. If your gift list is long and your budget is small here are some great Handmade Gifts that you can make.

25 Handmade Gifts Under $5

Keep in mind that handmade items are not just beautiful but special… How to Make a Hollow Book. "Stained Glass" Votive Holders. By Jenny Ryan Many times when I’m at the grocery or drug store, I can’t resist throwing a few scented votive candles in my cart.

"Stained Glass" Votive Holders

When I’m ready to burn them, it’s easy enough to sit one on a cute little vintage china saucer, but I recently decided to try and find a fancier display solution for them. I also wanted the project to be inexpensive, and the materials used to be things I already had on hand. I was inspired by memories of making faux-stained glass in elementary school and came up with these fun little glass votive holders. This project is quick and easy, and a great way to whip up custom party décor on the cheap. Materials. How to Transfer a Photograph Onto a Block of Wood.

Paper Projects

Sewing. Most Popular Repurposing Tricks of 2011. 25 clever ideas to make life easier. Via: Why didn’t I think of that?!

25 clever ideas to make life easier

We guarantee you’ll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems … some you never knew you had! (Above: hull strawberries easily using a straw). Via: Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your furniture will disguise dings and scrapes. Via: Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV or computer screen with WD40 (also works on walls).

Via: Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch box by securing with a rubber band. Via: Overhaul your linen cupboard – store bedlinen sets inside one of their own pillowcases and there will be no more hunting through piles for a match. Via: Pump up the volume by placing your iPhone / iPod in a bowl – the concave shape amplifies the music. Via: Re-use a wet-wipes container to store plastic bags. Wine bottle to Tiki Torch How-to. 08.09.09 | by Erik Anderson Whether it’s product branding, package design or projects for ourselves, we’re pleased when we find a solution that’s very effective and creative, while keeping resources to a minimum.

Wine bottle to Tiki Torch How-to

This idea is very inexpensive idea and it’s a great way to recycle a wine bottle. See how this simple idea inspired this brand and wine bottle design. Recycle pizza boxes into wall art. Art for pizza lovers!

Recycle pizza boxes into wall art

BTW our pizza is delivered with a wax paper insert on the bottom of the box, so the boxes were clean. I wouldn't recommend using pizza boxes with food stains! I already had this idea in mind, but was going to use polystyrene blocks. But why buy polystyrene when I can recycle pizza boxes and create art for my home, and for the kids' rooms as well.