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Dreamcatcher DIY – How to make your own Dreamcatcher

Dreamcatcher DIY – How to make your own Dreamcatcher
Pin It if you love dreamcatchers as much as i do, you must check out the work of rachael rice. she’s a very talented artist who makes dream catchers that are beyond anything i’ve ever seen. and that’s just one thing she makes – she is extremely creative and was kind enough to share some of her projects and how she makes them for our blog! once you have the basic steps down for making a dreamcatcher, it becomes much easier to experiment and get a little crazy with them! here, rachael demonstrates how to make small ones using bangles and string – these would be adorable for key chains, bag charms and hanging in your car! once this part is complete, attach feathers or any other embellishments using string! rachael has also been making more conceptual dream catchers using pieces of cardboard or thick paper, vintage doilies and hand-made paper feathers! “Doily is a funny word. Pieces of cardstock, cardboard, or even stiff paper can be a home for a lost doily reincarnated as a dream catcher. Related:  misc craftingsort arts

DIY: How to Make Flower Crowns Flower crowns have been taking the world (and our Pinterest feeds) by storm recently. Whether it’s a music festival, a wedding or just an afternoon out with your besties, flower crowns seem to be the go-to accessory nowadays, and we are pretty happy about it. There’s something whimsical and oh-so-girly about flower crowns. So when we got together for our last photoshoot we knew we wanted to put together a how-to on the topic. Luckily for us, our editor-in-chief Lauren has quite the knack for building these beautiful crowns (what can’t she do, right?!). With Lauren at the helm, we sat down for a flower crown building session. Not bad, right? Supplies: floral wire (we used this one)floral tape (you can buy some here)floral wire cuttersgreeneryflowers (real of faux, your choice!) For our flowers we used Lauren’s garden roses, dahlias and an assortment of other beautiful blooms. How gorgeous is this dahlia from Lauren’s garden? Instructions: 1. 2. 3. 4. XO Team LC

schue love: Tufted Headboard Tutorial! A couple months ago, I featured my good friend Jamie Antonioli and her amazing DIY projects here. I received an overwhelming response from all of you on the gorgeous turquoise tufted headboard. Remember this beauty? Well I am thrilled that Jamie agreed to write a tutorial for all of us today! A few years ago, when Mad Men first started, I saw the Draper’s amazing turquoise tufted headboard and decided that I had to own one! Now, this isn’t a quick afternoon DIY project, but I think the results are well worth it. Supplies: 3/4 inch plywood3 inch thick foam - the foam doesn’t have to be this thick but I think it really creates the deep tufted lookPolyester battingFabric - for my queen size bed I used 3 yards of 54” wide fabric for the headboard and buttons, make sure to buy enough extra fabric to compensate for the tuftsSpray adhesiveDrillCircular saw or jigsawStaple gunUpholstery needles - like theseButton kit - like thisUpholstery twine/threadZip ties - mine were 8 inches long 1. 2. 3.

Imparting Grace A few weeks ago I completed a fun project for my kitchen. I shared it with Traci at , but in case you missed it, I want to show it off here. It's a completely no-sew faux Roman shade. Here's exactly how I made it. First I chose a fabric. This fabric looks cheerful and summery to me. After selecting fabric, I followed these steps to make the shade. Decide on the measurements you need. Lay your fabric out on a large work surface. Once you have your fabric to the desired width with the sides finished however you like, double the fabric over, right sides together. Turn the fabric right side out. And now for the secret tool that makes this shade possible: the tension rod. Insert the rod into one end of your fabric rectangle, like so: Hang your fabric rectangle in the top of your window frame. See? Take a second tension rod and hang it a few inches lower than your top rod (mine is about 7 inches lower than the top rod), like so: Now bring your fabric up to double over the second rod.

Dreamcatcher With Paper Feathers While I was away on our camping trip last week my clever friend Marichelle shared these fabulous results from her recent handmade dreamcatcher obsession over on her blog. I’m smitten I tell you! Smit-ten! A quick google search yielded several additional DIY Dreamcatcher results that I love…so I thought I’d post a mini roundup for you all, in case you too feel like being bitten by the dreamcatcher bug. xo Ez DIY Dreamcatcher by Jena of Modish | Dreamcatcher How-to from Lune Vintage Blog | DIY: Natural Dreamcatcher from Foam Magazine | Dreamcatchers from Odette New York Blog (via Lifeflix)

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DIY: Stencil Text on Fabric January 16th, 2012 Have you tried fabric markers yet? I finally got around to it, and they work great. Paired with a stencil you can use them to stencil your favorite quote on a tea towel, apron, t-shirt, table runner, pillow cover, place mat, cloth napkin, old pair of blue jeans—anything you can think of! {*style:<i><b>Supplies: </b></i>*}fabric item you want to stencil on some cardboard a pencil a letter stencil (I have this one. ) a fabric marker (I loved my black Sharpie fabric marker!) After choosing your quote, wrap your fabric over the cardboard to keep the marker from bleeding through and to keep the fabric stretched out smooth. Use a pencil to stencil your quote onto the fabric. Once you’ve penciled everything in, go at it with your fabric marker! The Sharpie fabric marker packaging didn’t say anything about heat setting the ink, but I will probably press my fabric before I wash it, just to be safe.

Surreal Storytelling Illustrations by Andrew Ferez Moscow-based Russian illustrator Andrew Ferez, aka 25kartinok, creates surreal scenes, each with their own fantastical narratives, that seamlessly merge various opposing elements. Digitally drawing his elaborate renderings, Ferez's work has a dark, fantasy-driven appeal. The digital artist manages to incorporate the human face into several areas of his works in creative ways. Whether multiple faces are fused with a crumbling city, facial features are protruding from urban architecture, or a woman's contemplative expression is formed out of the branches and leaves of a golden tree, Ferez does a brilliant job of fusing two normally separate entities. Andrew Ferez website via [Republic X]

Bedroom Sparkle recently I posted a project idea on the drawing board for making a change to our bedroom look, that for me, had grown generic. In this personal space, I wanted to feature something unique to us by highlighting objects we most love. I replaced the curtain panels previously behind the headboard with a wall hanging made from strands of beads, seashells and chandelier prisms, wrapped around a driftwood branch. for us, this wall hanging is a celebration of both found and reclaimed treasures. The seashells and driftwood are collected pieces and the chandelier prisms are from a lighting fixture that was in my childhood home. This is what the room looked like a week ago. This was a fairly simple project, but time consuming because of the scale. Driftwood can be brittle, so drilling through the wood compromises its stability further. It’s truly the focal point of this room. My next task in this room will be to refinish or disguise the damaged tabletop of my cheap old desk. Sharing with Like this:

DIY: Hair Comb Steps The last DIY hair comb was such a hit that I had tons of requests for a step-by-step tutorial. I hope this helps! You wrap your floss between the comb teeth. You start wrapping the way you do each time you switch a color, start in the back and pull through the front. If you checked out the last hair comb diy (see comb below - upper right & lower left), then you may have noticed that I wrapped differently this time. If you make some, show me some pics!

Monoprint Fabric In college, when I was studying design, printmaking classes were always my favorite. So when Miggy suggested a DIY for fabric monoprints, I wanted to give her a high-five! I think you’ll love this project. I want to try it on pillowcases and onesies, and maybe a picnic blanket too! — Gabrielle Hey guys! Now, some people might ask, why do a monoprint? So we’re going to recreate a simple printing press using stuff in your house, and I bet you already have everything on hand. Supplies: - Fabric to print on I wanted to make some throw pillows so I cut the fabric to size. - Paint Craft paint, fabric paint, latex house paint. - Freezer paper Wax or parchment would work well too. - Brushes - Hard surface to work on - Rolling pin Once your supplies are gathered start with laying down some freezer paper to protect your surface. Now you’re going to take another sheet of freezer paper and use this as your creating surface, I used the shiny side up. Now take more freezer paper and cover your fabric.

Metal Wall Art & Decor by Artwall Metal Decor | Home Page | Metal Art & Decor Products Heart Sun Catcher Now that Christmas is over, I can share this new tutorial! I made the sun catcher in the picture as a present for my mum, so I couldn’t post until now in case she saw! This is slightly fiddly to put together – one of those projects that could do with an extra hand or two – but the method is relatively simple! You’ll need: Beading wire (I used .012 diameter) Jewellery wire (I used approx 2mm wire) Lots of small beads and/or crystal chip beads Large clear bead/charm for the centre Ribbon 1 split ring Jump rings Crimps Tools: Tape measure Wire cutters Flat-nosed pliers Round-nosed pliers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Of course, this method isn't limited to hearts, other shapes would look great too! Will be linking up at the parties listed below.

Knowing Boho Jewelry Better - Glam Bistro When talking about fashion and the word ‘Bohemian’ or ‘Boho’ comes about, one would immediately think layered, free flowing and natural because these are what would best describe the Bohemian style and fashion. Along with bohemian clothing, one other key to successfully dressing in full Boho style is the use of Boho jewelry. Boho jewelry has distinct characteristics. You may see them being used in styles and trends other than Bohemian as there is really no such thing as ‘strictly Bohemian’ jewelry. Most of the time, these pieces are made from natural material such as wood and metal and very rarely will you see plastic accessories being used. In this article you will find a guide on knowing Boho jewelry better. All natural – as mentioned previously, Boho jewelry is often made from things that are found in nature. Layered – the same trend on layering Bohemian clothing applies to Boho jewelry. Accessorizing with Bohemian jewelry is not really all that difficult, you see.

Bump Smitten: DIY Tutorial: Paint Swatch Chandlier My heart goes pitter patter for this do-it-yourself chandelier -- a perfect addition to your baby shower decor and/or a present for the baby nursery. Created by Rhi of Hey Gorgeous (an oh-so-gorgeous blog) and beautifully photographed by Jenna McKenzie Photography, this tutorial is a keeper! Head on down to your local hardware store and start swiping some paint swatches. FYI... you'll need a lot! From Rhi... You can find Rhi's Step-by-Step Instructions and photos on her fabulous blog, Hey Gorgeous!