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Nice DIY No Sew Fabric Boxes With Handles

Nice DIY No Sew Fabric Boxes With Handles
Last week I got the itch. Not a rash. An itch to do something. To DIY. To project. To organize. And so I challenged myself along with you, to do some organizing and beautifying. I am pretty gosh darn excited about the outcome of my project! We have this fabulous piece of Craigslist furniture sitting in our playroom. Nope, for this project I didn't paint it, but that is next on the list. Yep, a pair of boxes. Not so much. Here are some of the supplies I used to spruce them up a bit: FabricCraft Knife or ScissorsSpray AdhesiveYard StickCotton CordGrommetsEmpty Boxes I have a bit of a color scheme going in the playroom which is green and turquoise, so to cover the boxes I stuck with fabric in those colors. The boxes I selected were equal size and 15" squares {a super sized bin!}. I used the yard stick to measure A LOT and draw straight lines on the back side of the fabric for all of my cuts: Then I cut two long strips of fabric to wrap along the inside. So now the boxes looked like this:

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Tucked Away Toys Anyone with little one's can tell you, that toy's can quickly overtake any space in the house! I find that to be especially true, not only with three young little boys of my own, but also with a daycare business to boot! However, too many toys in a space will quickly make it appear to be much smaller than it is, and feel like crazy commotion and clutter! Enter these amazing beauties: DIY Drink Umbrellas Jul 19 by Jenny Batt Another adventure in sprucing up a few party supplies you probably already have, or do you? When I was grabbing some paper lanterns the other day I found these gigantic paper drink umbrellas. I’ve never been a fan of the patterned papers on the umbrellas, am I the only one who ever wonders why can’t they just make something plain for once, so I figured fringe would cover them up nicely.

D*S diy projects for ladies’ home journal A few months ago, we were asked to contribute some holiday gift DIY projects to the December/January issue of Ladies’ Home Journal. The magazine has just hit stands, and our projects are now available to view on their website! Some of these are variations on past projects, while others — like the vintage book tablet case and the coiled rope bowls — are brand spankin’ new. If you have any free time over the holiday weekend, you should definitely consider these projects for getting a jump start on your holiday gift-making. My cat was so pissed that he couldn’t sit on the fish-shaped cat scratch pad before it went off to be photographed that I know what I’ll be working on next :) Click here to view the projects and full instructions. Have a fantastic Thanksgiving holiday everyone!

DIY I love having strands of Christmas lights in my room all year round. They give my room a warm golden glow that takes the attention away from the chaotic mess on my floor. But I also wanted to add a little floral flair to my lights, so I came up with this simple 3step mini-project below... *Notes and tips: 1) The strand of lights I bought is actually a little bit daintier and more delicate-looking than the standard Christmas lights. I got mine from Michael's. 2) Flipping the flower inside out is optional.

Smart Storage Solutions: Control the Clutter Whew! Sorry for the late post today. The hubs and I have off today and literally just finished hanging up the last spice rack bookshelf in the boy's bedroom, thanks to the project sponsored by Apartment Guide!

{extra}ordinary wonders: DIY: Sunprints When I was home on the Cape I really enjoyed having some time to be creative. One of the 'projects' I brought was a Sunprints kit. Creating them is really very simple, and the results are beautiful and sometimes unexpected. You can easily create artwork for your home this way. The full how-to is after the jump, and if you want to see more process photos and results check out my Pinterest board.Step 1: Lay Sunprints paper on larger piece of cardboard for easy carrying.

Tips and Tricks- Part 2! I'm overwhelmed by all of your kind words and emails asking for more tips and ideas, and for all of the wonderful tips you have left for me. I'm going to try and make it a semi-regular thing here at In This Crazy Life; because lets face it we can all use a little help sometimes!! I also had lots of questions asking if you could Pin this/feature this/share this- and the answer is of course you can! The more help I can be, the better!! If you left a tip for me, but left it anonymously, then I cant give you credit- but if your name was there Ill certainly let the world know it was from you.

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