150 Dollar Store Organizing Ideas and Projects for the Entire Home - Page 14 of 15. Tool Belt and Bucket to Organize Craft Supplies A simple plastic mop bucket and a tool belt are all you need for great craft supply organization.
You just hang the belt around the bucket and use the slots for crayons, paints, brushes and other items. The bucket is great for holding larger items like coloring books, paper and even a small easel. Via: Babyclip – Tool Belt and Bucket to Organize Craft Supplies Magnetic Toy Storage Kids love magnetic toys but unfortunately, they can get lost pretty easily. Organize Cake Decorating. Plastic Cup Lamp - StumbleUpon. Now that my university is closed for winter holidays, I finally have more free time to do all the crafty things I’ve been wanting to.
One of these is a lamp made from plastic cups I’ve seen at taf, the art foundation, in the Monastiraki region in the center of Athens. When I first saw it at taf, I was amazed; I looked closely and I couldn’t believe my eyes! The object itself is so peculiar, modern and alien-like it could be in any design exhibition. With my best friend’s birthday coming up, I decided to make it myself and give it to her as a gift. It turns out it was the easiest craft I’ve even done, the epitome of DIY objects! Disclaimer: There have been some concerns about the safety of this construction (see the comment of user “when” below for example). Kanzashi Fabric Folded Flower Craft Project at WomansDay.com. These vintage-inspired flowers can be made and used in so many ways—as jewelry, accessories, charms.
And the new book Kanzashi in Bloom by Diane Gilleland (available at Amazon.com) shows you how. Materials: Fabric GlueButtons and beads Tips: 1. 2. 3. Watch the video clip for step-by-step instructions on how to make this flower. Basic Instructions: Pleated Kanzashi PetalTh is petal design was born when I was teaching a Kanzashi class and one of my students misunderstood my directions for making a Pointed petal. 1. 2. 3. How to Make Leaf Skeletons - The Idea Room - StumbleUpon. I wanted to share with you a project from one of my readers who shares with us 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. So I asked Heather if she would mind sharing her project with you. You can find more great projects from Heather at her blog The Other White House. I have spent hours and tried various ways of making these. You need washing soda, not baking soda! Gather your leaves. Washing soda is a strong base so you may want to wear gloves when handling the leaves. You will add 3/4 cup of washing soda and 4 cups of water to your pot of leaves. Keep going, you will need to add more water so your pan doesn’t dry out.
When 1.75 hours are up fill a glass baking dish with cool water. 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. She also recommends coating the balloon with vaseline prior to wrapping the yarn coated with glue so it doesn’t stick on the balloon once it’s dry. You can see all the details on Jessica’s blog. How To Make a String Tree Wall Mural Home Hacks. DIY Solar Lamp: Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Sun Jars.
The principle is simple and seductively clever: solar lights that store energy during the day and release light at night.
These can be purchased ready-made in a variety of colors (yellow, blue and red) but they can also be built at home. A simple, less-technical approach involves buying a conventional solar-powered yard lamp and then essentially harvesting it for key pieces to put in a jar. This is simply a way of taking an existing solar lamp design and appropriating its parts to make something more attractive for display around a house or home. A more electronically-savvy individual can take the more complex route and built a solar lamp from the ground up using small solar panels – though the aesthetic result may not be as impressive. Whatever route you choose to go, these are fun and sustainable gadgets that make it easy to go green, automate the process of turning on lights at night and can add some color to your porch, patio, garden or windowsill.
Paper Flower Key Holder / Mark Montano. Difficulty Rating: Beginner Tags.