Paper beads I made these paper beads a while ago and dug them out the other day for my eldest son to play with. At three and a half he’s grown out of playing with his chunky threading beads – so these were the perfect replacement. They are so easy to make and surprisingly sturdy. I used some sheets of origami paper to make mine but you can use any kind of paper.
101 Simple Handmade Gift Tutorials These simple handmade gift tutorials will make any crafty person’s heart sing with joy! You don’t need special skills or a bunch of time because these can all be done super fast! Simple and cute…that works for me! How to Make a Toothbrush Bracelet It seems that I'm into things made of household items-- from fork bracelets to pushpin shoes, there's a trend there. ;) What you need to make a toothbrush bracelet: ♥Toothbrush ♥Pliers ♥Pot and stove The first thing you need to do is put the toothbrush in boiling water. I recommend the cheapest toothbrush you can find, whether that's at the Dollar Store or wherever-- just as long as it is the simple kind.
WOW!! Stunning Home Crafted Pendant Jewelry for Great Holiday Gift Giving Hi, Crafty Friends, With the Christmas season, just ahead, here is another great idea for your holiday gift giving. And these jewelry pendants are one of a kind creations, made by you. They're very inexpensive, yet simply gorgeous! The instructions in this tutorial, are easy to understand, and follow...check it out Crafters! And here is another version, as seen on Crafty Chicks Phase 1 Supplies: Stamps Hammer Washer (we use fender washers) Hard surface Hair Spray Magic Marker Scissors Scrapbook paper
How To Make Wrapped Leather Bracelets 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. 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! Louis Vuitton "Knock Off" Fabric Bead Necklace Yesterday was cotMC...code name for Craft of the Month Club...trust me..."this ain't your Mama's" craft club...this is a group of highly creative and talented artists that don't take things too seriously..there is no "Martha Stewart threat of perfection" we just like to get into the creative "flow" together and we always have lots of laughs while we are at it. Yesterday was my turn to show up with a project and all the supplies. I had clipped this page from Style magazine a year ago that featured a cloth bead necklace by Louis Vuitton made with Liberty of London printed cottons. This lovely little necklace had a price tag of $850...seriously! The froo*gal has managed to recreate the original for under $15.
For The Love Of (Free) Labels Part 1 Oh yes, I just can’t get enough of them. Just search free labels on the blog and you’ll see what I mean, hehe. So to my fellow label whor hoarders out there, here’s another roundup of some of my faves for your downloading pleasure.
How to Make a Fork Bracelet I've always loved taking everyday items and making them into something interesting. Ever since I was a little crafty kid I loved devouring books that taught me how to make little dolls from clothespins, beads from rolled up magazines, and little fairy ornaments from wire and fake flower petals. The first time I saw my friend wearing a bracelet made from a fork a few years ago, I knew I had to try it (*ahem Carly ;)).