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DIY Soft Bed Headboard DIY Projects. 101 Simple Handmade Gift Tutorials. These simple handmade gift tutorials will make any crafty person’s heart sing with joy!

101 Simple Handmade Gift Tutorials

You don’t need special skills or a bunch of time because these can all be done super fast! Simple and cute…that works for me! Oh, and think of all the money you will save making these gifts. {At least that’s the story I tell my husband…shhhh!} 31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects. DIY Chan Luu Bracelet « Made2Style. My goal this holiday season was to really try my best to make some homemade gifts.

DIY Chan Luu Bracelet « Made2Style

So far I’m doing pretty well with my wreath, some burlap covered candles, some personalized coasters and this past weekend I gave a try at some jewelry. Crochet School. Sorry I've taken so long to post this very last post of the crochet school series.

Crochet School

Would you believe me if I said I don't want it to end? Haha That's not the real reason, although it is a little weird to be writing the last crochet school post (for now). I've just been busy designing new patterns and crocheting my butt off for the craft show I'm in next month, Deluxe. How to crochet a flower. I love crochet flowers!

How to crochet a flower

These crochet flowers are super simple to make! I used Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice yarn and a crochet hook H. I hope you can understand the instructions. I would love your feedback or any suggestions on wording for the pattern. 20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects. Thursday, June 14, 2012 4:30 am, Posted by Chris Groves | Internet 20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects Topics: At Home Project Ideas , Creative DIY Home Projects , Do It Yourself Projects for 2012 , Fun How To Projects , What to Do with Extra Stuff. Rostitchery: convertible/infinity dress.

(this post was originally published on 29 june, 2006, with the title "one seam convertible dress".)

rostitchery: convertible/infinity dress

Mad in crafts: DIY Fire & Ice Lanterns. The old becomes new: A new variation on the outdoor lantern.

mad in crafts: DIY Fire & Ice Lanterns

We have had an unusually warm winter in Michigan this year, and while the temps have been nice, I have had to hold off on this project idea until we got a cold snap. We finally got some snow and cold earlier this week, so I was able to try out this fun winter project. S Best Photos of grannysquares. Flickr Hive Mind is a search engine as well as an experiment in the power of Folksonomies.

s Best Photos of grannysquares

All thumbnail images come directly from Flickr, none are stored on Flickr Hive Mind. These photos are bound by the copyright and license of their owners, the thumbnail links take to you to the photos (as well as their copyright and license details) within Flickr. Because some other search engines (Google, etc.) index parts of Flickr Hive Mind, you may have been led here from one of them. Welcome to Flickr Hive Mind, almost certainly the best search engine for photography on the web. If you are a Flickr user and use Flickr Stats you may have seen people being led to your photos via Flickr Hive Mind (as a Referrer).

Dollar Store Mom - Frugal Fun - Crafts for Kids. Today’s post is a lesson in improvisation.

Dollar Store Mom - Frugal Fun - Crafts for Kids

Why? Well, this project was INTENDED to be a candy tray, a fancy version of something I saw done flawlessly at Tutto Bella. After reading through that tutorial, I thought it would be a breeze! Braided Doormat. Before you start, practice the braid by making a miniature version of the mat with thinner rope. When you're ready to make the big mat, cover a large work surface with kraft paper. DIY Rope Bracelet « Domestic for Dummies: Fall Pinterest Project: DIY Coasters. Is everyone ready for today's Pinterest challenge?

Domestic for Dummies: Fall Pinterest Project: DIY Coasters

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! So let's get to it! Lately I have been obssessed with games like Words With Friends, Wordosaur, Scrabble and any other word games that make me use my noggin. Perfect Summer Bangle.

Here's a fun tutorial on how to make a message bangle that's one-of-a-kind, done in the sun, waterproof and weatherproof.

Perfect Summer Bangle

Even after several trips to the beach, it won't fade or wash off! Essentially, it's the Perfect Summer Bangle. Amazing Exotic Gourd Lamps from Calabarte. If you are looking for creative ways to light up a room, enjoy these Gourd Lamps by Calabarte. Each gourd lamp is made from a gourd brought from Senegal and their exotic design is achieved after carefully selecting dried shells of gourd fruit and drilling patterns into them. Different patterns are designed by carving deeper or shallower into layers of wood. This allows light to pass through each carving, creating beautiful patterns of light on the walls. The gourds are all unique and the perforations differ in diameter, exposing light through its intricate patterns.

Resting on a base carved in wood and finished with Italian natural oil, the Gourde Lamps will attract admiration and will surely offer an enticing atmosphere to the room. DIY Doily Lamp. I go by Katie: DIY Tunisian Crochet. Knitting and Crochet Patterns in Art: Extreme Knitting, Banksy Tribute at While some people may think knitting and crocheting are just for grandmas, that couldn't be further from the truth. In fact, in the last few years, there has been a huge resurgence in these techniques, and the projects go far beyond scarves and gloves. Crocheted and knitted artworks have taken the world by storm, both on the street—a movement referred to as “knit graffiti,” “yarn bombing” and “urban knitting”—and in modern art circles alike. Loved for the humanizing quality it lends to everyday objects, the medium continues to attract artists, who have no doubt been inspired by the pioneering works below.

"Locker Room" Through his artwork, New York–based artist Nathan Vincent works to gender-neutralize objects associated with overt masculinity. Banksy Tribute. DIY : Sailor's Knot Bracelet  Cascade Yarns. Granny strap 0003. Soccasins.

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Free pattern for crocheted Mary-Jane slippers « The little house by the sea. Scrabble Pendant Tutorial! Hi everyone! Coats & Clark Free Crochet Projects. 0479. How Make a Kite: Fly Kites Making Plans Directions Home Made Build Plan. Fig. 25 Kite Making Time. Though marble time can't always last, Though time for spinning tops is past, The winds of March blow kite time here, And April fools' day, too draws near.

By Dan Beard Kite making time begins with March, or used to when the writer was a boy, in Cincinnati. Even the blustering March wind must be weaker in the Ohio River Valley than here on the coast. If someone had imported an ordinary New York kite into Ohio and shown it to the boys there they would have told him to go and get a shingle and it would fly better, but now the author must modify his judgment and admit that the heavy sticks and apparently careless pasting on the Atlantic-coast kites are necessary to give them strength to brave the gales from off the ocean. 25 Kites That Fly. Dead Bugs, Blow Guns, Sharp Knives, & Snakes: What More Could A Boy Want? ...Make your own kite!... 0540.