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1000+ Bilder zu Reuse & Upcycling auf Pinterest. Look! Scrapbook & Cards Today. Has ice cream been part of your main food groups to keep you cool this summer?

Scrapbook & Cards Today

There is definitely no shortage of ice cream at our house so it’s no wonder this delicious treat was on my mind when creating this 3T’s post. I have a really fun and easy tutorial to share to create ice cream books (and no bindings required!). This is a fantastic craft projects for kids to scrap their sweet summer memories. Here are the steps: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Supplies: American Crafts pattern paper and chipboard, Making Memories tiny alpha letters. Explosion book. I first came upon an explosion book last year when my daughter and I were at a local craft fair!

Explosion book

These mini scrapbooks really took us by surprise when we opened them as we didn't quite expect them to expand the way they did. These are also known as Squash Books and Amazing Folding Albums. Whatever you call them, they make great mini scrapbook gifts, as they can easily be customized to fit any occasion or season. You can make these explosion books in various sizes. Mini Scrapbook. 31 Days of Lovely Limitations Day 3. Yesterday we talked about dressers with missing drawers and how they can be turned into a beautiful display piece.

It's a Wrap: Quick & Easy DIY Gift Wrapping Ideas. If you’re anything like me, the manner in which a gift is packaged can be just as important as the item inside.

It's a Wrap: Quick & Easy DIY Gift Wrapping Ideas

Why not show the same sense of thoughtfulness and generosity in the aesthetics of giving as in the gesture? And let’s be honest here, folks, sometimes a rather simple token of affection and appreciation can really be elevated to something much more when enveloped in pretty and showy attire. A beautiful bow, some ribbon, or a handmade paper wrap can make all the difference. 50 Ways to Package Holiday Cookies: Ideas & Inspiration for Wrapping Cookie Gifts.

I have been on a little cookie kick since baking a couple batches a few weeks ago for Thanksgiving.

50 Ways to Package Holiday Cookies: Ideas & Inspiration for Wrapping Cookie Gifts

See, I have not made homemade cookies for quite a long time {mainly due to my little guys allergies and the fact he can not eat any of them}. I forgot how easy it is to whip them up and that a majority of the ingredients needed are actually sitting right in the pantry. So with cookies on my mind and the holidays right around the corner,this weeks inspiration and ideas post is packed with fifty ways to package holiday cookies. Mini Notebook From A Cereal Box. I am still a little old-fashioned when it comes to taking notes and I usually have at least two pocket notebooks in my purse at all times (one for craft ideas and the other for making to do lists).

Mini Notebook From A Cereal Box

I realized that I am also very picky when it comes to choosing the perfect notebook, and for those of you who are like me, I've got a solution for you! Follow the directions below to make your own personalized, budget-friendly pocket journal out of cereal boxes inspired by my favorite Moleskine notebooks. Tutorial: Easy Tiny Envelopes. Guest tutorial by Ruth Bleakley I discovered this envelope making method completely by accident when pulling soggy rain-soaked mail out of my leaky mailbox - I had a total *eureka* moment when the envelope I gingerly opened up completely unfolded at the seams revealing an envelope "template" perfectly.

Tutorial: Easy Tiny Envelopes

I've seen many envelope tutorials online, some offer downloadable templates, some show fancy paper folding techniques and some suggest specific measurements to create your own D.I.Y. envelopes. I'm going to show you how to replicate any interesting envelope that you might already have, no measuring involved! Click below for the how-to: 1. 2. 3. 4. 12 Creative Ways to Repurpose Newspaper. DIYers have been crafting, making, and hacking with newspaper since the beginning of newspaper’s existence.

12 Creative Ways to Repurpose Newspaper

For our take on creatively repurposing newspaper, we turn to bright colors, decor for the home, and, of course, a few goodies we can wear. Materials:- newspaper – brightly colored card stock – brightly colored tissue paper – nail polish – rubbing alcohol – wreath ring – baker’s twine – pom poms. 100 Ways to Repurpose Everything (Mega Roundup!) Think this title is a tall order?

100 Ways to Repurpose Everything (Mega Roundup!)

Well, you’re in for a post of epic eco-tastic proportions. So epic that you may need to give your computer or mobile device an extra moment to load all of our pretty pictures. Seeing as we love to repurpose just about anything under the sun, we’re celebrating Earth Day by serving up 100 of our favorite ways to upcycle, reuse, and transform everyday materials into creative new things to wear, hang on the wall, and give to friends. 1. Newspaper Party Hats: We’ll kick things off with a must for any celebration: party hats! 2. 3. Starting to sew : What Katie Does. I know my blog’s been quite sewing-heavy recently, and I had a couple of comments asking how I got started and if I had any tips on where to begin.

Starting to sew : What Katie Does

It’s kind of a tricky one to answer because sewing has been in my periphery for quite a few years and I can’t really remember what inspired me to start and how I learned, but I’ll try to help! How to print pictures on wood. Wax Paper transfer. I’m funny.

How to print pictures on wood. Wax Paper transfer.

Sometimes ha-ha funny, sometimes left-out-of-the-fridge-too-long funny. But as we all know, there are times for funny and times for seriousness. This is one such time. For seriousness that is. Carambola Flowers by Carmen Sprung. DIY Triangle Shelves. Photo: A Beautiful Mess This fun little project comes via the ladies over at A Beautiful Mess, combining the love of collectables, with the modern twist.

Printers trays are back in fashion (though avid collectors will say they've always been in style!) , there is something rather special about showcasing our little treasures and keepsakes and these DIY shelves offer just the ticket. Making Fused Plastic. March 12th, 2013. 8 Clever Uses for Plastic Straws. Have you ever pried a straw out of the mouth of a young child, only to find it macerated and dripping in saliva? Let’s all let out a collective “eeeewww.” Welcome to Milomade - the home of creative recycling! Jewellery, Stationery, Accessories and Decorations made from recycled materials! Designlab for Product & Jewelry Design. Origami Christmas. Lucky Wishing Stars Tutorial.

You’ve probably seen these little puffy origami stars before. They are really quick to make, and you don’t need any special materials to make them. You can buy lucky star pre-cut strips from origami stores, but you can just as easily make your own from medium weight coloured paper, e.g. scrapbooking paper, or even strips cut from magazine pages – as the strips are so narrow, the original text or image won’t be obvious in the finished star. Anti-clockwise from top left: pre-cut strips, paper cutter, scrapbook paper, magazine page. Handmade. Wrapping, pacaging.

101 Pretty Printables {free} These pretty printables are fabulous and free…you can’t go wrong with that! Decorate your home with quotes and flowers, throw a party that looks like a million bucks or wrap a gift with the perfect tag.