39 Easy DIY Ways To Create Art For Your Walls. 101 Crafty Gifts. Cargo Scarf: Free your hands, and your mind will follow! Make a RECYCLED PAPER BEAD Bracelet! Refashioned T-Shirts. Vintage postcard calendar journal. Growing up, I kept a daily journal.
I always enjoyed looking back at previous entries to see what had changed over the course of a year. These days, I can’t seem to find the time to journal, but I do try to jot down a little note from each day on my perpetual calendar/journal. The idea is very simple — flip to the current date and at the end of the day, write down something that happened. Some days it is big things like “Annie took her first steps.” Other days it is small, like “needed more than one cup of coffee this morning.” The first year is the least rewarding, but I imagine that in 10 years, it will be a daily treat to be reminded of what happened on that date over the last decade. CLICK HERE for the full how-to after the jump! DIY: Home Decor Ideas. Stay-at-Home Artist: stencil with freezer paper (harry potter tee)...
Do It Yourself Craft Ideas - 39 Pics. DIY Presents. DIY platform bed.
Neat DIY gift and craft ideas. Starburst Mirror DIY. Starburst mirrors are so chic in metallics and I'm really loving gold accents lately.
I wanted to create something for our bedroom that replaced an old art piece that wasn't really working and that also added more light to a dark corner in that space. I kind of held my breath while I was working on this, because I honestly wasn't sure if it was going to look really handmade or not. I was thrilled with the end result once I had it hung. It's just become of of my favorite finished projects! 1. It ended up being about 26" in diameter which makes it plenty substantial to hang on a wall by itself without feeling like it's floating. Starburst mirrors are so chic in metallics and I'm really loving gold accents lately. 100 Homemade Gift Ideas. Flip flops. The weather is asking for new flip flops.
So I thought I could make a cute pair out of cheap flip flops and some ‘t-shirt yarn’. I used store bought yarn (Zpagetti from Hoooked), but you can also make the yarn yourself from old t-shirts. You can find a tutorial on how to do this here on Youtube. You will find a tutorial with pictures for these DIY flip flops after the jump. . . (via Craft Ideas / Cute idea for old keys) What a pretty way to store an extra roll! Prayer Boxes ~ they can be easily made with ... Sewn Rice Bags, Warming Our Tootsies. It may be a balmy 45 degrees here in Seattle, but we still get cold feet at night!
That’s why we made up a bunch of these rice heat therapy bags to keep us warm. These are instructions for a mini bag, but a larger bag for shoulder, back, or leg pain is easy to make, too. Rice Bag Warmer Tutorial Supplies needed: 12″x12″ piece of flannel (or any size you choose)white rice (NOT instant rice!) 1. 2. Tile Coaster Tutorial. There’s nothing better than a handmade gift and this Tile Coaster Tutorial will do the trick!
What better way to celebrate than with some fun, festive coasters. These coasters are made from inexpensive tiles from the hardware store and are embellished with fun, designer scrapbook paper. Make these coasters as a gift or make them for your home – either way, they are sure to get noticed! Supplies: 4 square tiles from your local hardware store (4.25″ x 4.25″) 4 pieces of scrapbook paper (3.75″ x 3.75″) 4 pieces of felt (3.75″ x 3.75″) Mod Podge Sponge brush Glue (i.e. Fabri-tac or other strong adhesive) Clear acrylic sealer 1. Puzzle Piece Frame Craft. Learn how you can create a colorful picture frame using craft sticks and puzzle pieces.
You can hang this frame on the wall or attach a magnet to the back and put it on the refrigerator.Age Guideline: 6 Years and Up Time Required: 20 minutes (Does not include drying time) The above age and time guidelines are estimates. This project can be modified to suit other ages and may take more or less time depending on your circumstances. Materials Needed:
Sewing. How to Make a Craft Kit. You can make your own handy craft kit that you can carry around anywhere and have your craft supplies ready to go at a moments notice.
Try using these ideas and then think of some yourself. Pictured here is my craft kit and below are lists of the supplies in my kit plus more ideas. I started out with a plain plastic 14-inch by 11-inch box I bought for $4.99. Homemade Message Board Craft. 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.
Keep in mind that handmade items are not just beautiful but special… Green Up Your Air: How To Make Your House Smell Amazing Without Artificial Chemicals! - Who's Green? Home / Articles / Green Up Your Air: How To Make Your House Smell Amazing Without Artificial Chemicals!
Posted June 2, 2012 · Leave a Comment ~by Sarah Horan An old realtor’s trick for making the house smell incredibly inviting which is also surprisingly green is to put about two capfuls of baking vanilla extract (you can also use almond or orange extract) into an oven-safe coffee cup. Turn the oven on to about 250 degrees and place the coffee cup in the center of the oven. Very quickly the house will begin to smell incredible. Here’s another easy way to fill the house with fragrance without using harsh artificial chemicals.