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Repurposed DIY For Everyone!

Repurposed DIY For Everyone!
I've heard it from so many different people...and I've said it myself! "I wish I could..." I'd like to showcase some repurposed DIY designs I've collected that I think anyone and everyone could do - and do well! It won't be hard to find the supplies, either. Not only will you feel the elation of creation (hey, that rhymes!), you'll also be warm and fuzzy in your heart - knowing that you're helping to save the Earth, one repurposed project at a time. spotted at Canadian House & Home So, no more "I wish I could...". Until next time... Michael Stumble this post

Redecorating by Repurposing Ladders and Suitcases! This summer is going to be ALL about thrifting! Garage Sales, Estate Sales, Flea Markets… here I come! A-Frame Pup Tents Drew really pulled out the big guns on this one... I asked him to build some A-Frame tents... Or pup tents... I don't know... We found some online, but didn't like them 100%. Folding Trees & Kusudama Tutorial part 1 The Japanese kusudama is a paper ball made out of multiple identical origami shapes glued together. They were traditionally used as a ball for incense or potpourri but now we see them more for decoration or as a gift. Today I am showing you part 1 on how to make the Japanese traditional shape. There are many different patterns to make a kusudama ball but I find this the easiest pattern to get started. This is also the pattern I used to make the pink flowers on the tree in the banner. What you need for this tutorial is:

T-Shirt Rug I really love flokati rugs. I have two that are safely tucked away in my parents basement awaiting our reunion. When I learned that I would be having a child and building a nursery for him, I wanted a flokati. A gray one. Being a flokati snob though, I knew that I couldn’t afford the price tag ( ), and I knew that I would be too precious about the rug ( ). So I chose the only sensible alternative: I would make a rug. sewing 101: making a pouf Add a burst of color to your room with this crafty pouf! At 17” wide and 10” deep, it’s large enough to serve as floor seating or a foot stool. (And if you have pets, I have a feeling they may want to make this their new favorite spot!) This project is a little challenging to sew, but it’s not too difficult, so if you’re comfortable with the basics of sewing, give it a try. You can make a colorwheel effect with a range of solid colors, or choose a variety of patterned fabrics for a louder patchwork effect. Medium-weight cottons work well for this design (check out quilting shops for great selections of solids and prints).

Free Patterns Crochet Knitting Sewing The links on this page refer to my own patterns. The patterns are for free but it is not allowed to use them in any commercial way. Make a Hula Hoop Chandelier Home » $1 and Free, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline 17 June 2012 23,871 views 7 Comments by rhonda The longer I blog, the more I am convinced that you can make a chandelier out of just about anything. Here's and idea I've never seen before: Sarah from Sarah with an H needed something to snazz up a lounge-y porch area, so she assembled a simple light fixture using a hula hoop and icicle-style Christmas lights! You could even use hula hoops in differedt sides nested together to make multi-tier version of this project.

Interior Tips Hello, and welcome to another installment of Pick My Presto! I randomly selected an email from a gal by the name of Kelli the other day. It read: Hi Layla,