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Frankie exclusive diy: dip-dyed shoes. Winter isn't quite here, but already folks are starting to revert back to their dreary cold weather wardrobes.

frankie exclusive diy: dip-dyed shoes

Ugh. How boring! We're not ready to retire our brightly coloured hues just yet, how about you? Why not dip your toes into some playful colour and keep a little bit of summer in your step with a pair of dip-dyed shoes. All you need are some white sneakers, fabric dye (in your choice of colour), Vaseline, baking powder and an old toothbrush. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 15 DIY crafts you need to make right now. It's cold, it's raining and quite frankly, it's utterly miserable outside at the moment.

15 DIY crafts you need to make right now

So stay in! But then it hits you. It's not that great inside either. You're young, so you haven't got all of that furniture and all of the little decorative trinkets that accumulate over time, and if you have, you haven't got nearly enough. Share Your Videos. Crazy paper thing. DIY Faux Curled Rosewood Wreath {Made From Rolled Recycled Book Pages} 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 Rolled Recycled Book Pages}

Some are crafted of paper and other of real wood shavings. Last year I made a few rolled flower gift toppers from recycled book pages and they remind me so much of the curled wood roses I thought they would make a good substitute. {with a much lower price tag} Homemade Hand Scrub. Winter is here and if the cold, dry air has turned your hands into sandpaper like it has mine, you`ll appreciate this hand scrub that leaves your hands soft, smooth and smelling delicious!

Homemade Hand Scrub

Turn your old jars into thoughtful, homemade gifts (& keep one for yourself!) I suggest using small jars, since all the ingredients are edible (and therefore spoilable) and should be used within a month. Ingredients: Small sized mason or other jars you want to use Sugar Olive oil (or any other oil you may have in your pantry) Lemon juice & zest Few drops of vanilla *The amount of ingredients that you need depends on the amount of scrub that you want to make. I used about 4 cups of sugar for 4 small jars. A Super Easy DIY Beaded Leather Bracelet.

DIY Chan Luu Bracelet « My goal this holiday season was to really try my best to make some homemade gifts.

DIY Chan Luu Bracelet «

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. You may have noticed how wrap bracelets are everywhere lately. Chan Luu bracelets are extremely popular these days. They come in singles and also in wraps. 8485681.JPEG (400×10200) DIY dresser round-up. DIY dressers are a theme on the blog this month - check out mine here!

DIY dresser round-up

So on trend, i had to post a round-up of these DIY’d dressers that i found on ScrapHacker.com – a fantastic site for upcycling projects. Pop up flower - Arts. Halloween Black Roses and Wreath. From:Westborough, MA, USA Posted: November 3, 2012 I made this wreath and love it.

Halloween Black Roses and Wreath

Took a while. Estimate about 12-15 minutes per rose. What isn't explained however, is that it's so heavy, it becomes an oval if you only use one hook to hang (which was fine for my door). How to make wrapped leather bracelets « Rings and Things. Triple-wrap leather bracelet with blue tigereye beads Let me begin by stating the obvious – this style of wrapped leather bracelet is EVERYWHERE this season.

How to make wrapped leather bracelets « Rings and Things

Everywhere! Even my athletic clothing catalogs – which only have maybe three pieces of jewelry – are featuring this style. Why? Because it is casual yet chic and infinitely customizable! Five different leather wrapped gemstone bracelets designs: green opal, mookaite, African turquoise, hematite and rhodonite. DIY Gold Tube Bracelets. I have very vivid memories of walking into a bead store for the first time, almost 15 years ago, and being overwhelmed by the million and ten ideas that filled my mind.

DIY Gold Tube Bracelets

I was immediately hooked on the concept of transforming simple and unexpected elements into something beautiful and wearable. That moment was the catalyst for my eventual path into jewelry design and craft – my higher calling, if you will. Today’s tutorial takes me back to my first foray into jewelry making, where I’ll show you how to make two delightful bracelets using the same basic component. Get inspired and have fun! For single, adjustable gold tube bracelets, you’ll need: Start by cutting the knotting cord into 2 12 inch pieces. DIY Friendship Bracelet.

For several months now, we’ve been receiving emails requesting a friendship bracelet DIY.

DIY Friendship Bracelet

Well, friends, ask and you shall receive! Today, we’ll give you a step by step tutorial on the classic chevron pattern. If you used to whip up friendship bracelets like a champ in grade school and have since forgotten how, consider this a refresher course. And if you can make these with your eyes closed and arms tied . . . umm, can we still be friends? DIY Macrame Bracelet. Growing up by the beach in Southern California, the ability to knot a macrame bracelet was practically a right of passage. Although those days are long behind us, we’ve never forgotten the ever-so-simple square knot technique. This time, however, we’re replacing hemp and wooden beads for more updated elements like colorful nylon cord and glossy metal charms. Woven gift-wrap // pastel edition ^_^ By Kate on August 8, 2012.

Home > Geometric toy > Origami Spring. Hanging String Balls. Whattya need? BalloonStringScissorsGlueJar How do I make glue string balls? Step 1: Hang inflated balloon from ceiling. Step 2: Put string and glue in the jar with a hole in the lid.

Next, pull string from hole while wrapping around the balloon. Step 3: Wait until dry (try to contain yourself). 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. How to cut glass. I posted a picture about 1 week ago on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter of me cutting glass using just string. I got LOT’S of requests for a tutorial on how I DID THIS! So here it is. FINALLY! You will be able to learn how to cut glass. Beaded Bracelet.