Macaron Coin Purse Just can’t help for not sewing these sweet little macaron coin purses when one of Craft Passion’s Facebook fans showed them to me. Thanks to XYZZhandmade for her inspiring handmade and some tutorial links in Japanese, this, this, this and this. No, I can’t read Japanese but I can guess from the pictures on how to sew it. Here is the English version of tutorial on how to sew this macaron coin purse where I have added more details in the sewing. The space inside the coin purse is quite limited but good enough to place some small jewelries like ear rings, rings; may be to keep some small coins, folded money; a place to keep small piece of note that wrote your shopping list and reminder etc.
DIY STUDDED CAPE 22nd February 2013 For those of you who were in the ‘this is ridiculous’ camp on the subject of wearing your jacket as a cape, today I bring you… cape as cape! And for that matter, DIYed. Crafty Monster Bookmark Perfect for Father's Day This fun and simple bookmark came out of inspiration from Kari and Becky at UCreate. We all attended a conference a few weeks back and got to talking about how people come up with creative ideas. It can simply come from naming 2 supplies like googley eyes and pipe cleaners. Then Becky said how about a bookmark, so this Monster Bookmark idea was born. Vertical pallet planter DIY We’d all love to have acres of space outside our back doors – giant lawns where we can sit out for breakfast, embark on elaborate landscaping projects and perhaps host a small football match. Sadly, as our city-dwelling readers will know, this isn’t always a possibility. Which is why we love Fern Richardson so much. Her blog (and book), Life on the Balcony, is a haven of tricks and tips for those of us who only have a small space to work with but still want to get a little mud under our fingernails.
Summer 2011 Sewn Egg Chick Tutorial by Kata Golda Making lots of eggs and some baskets for spring, I came up with the egg chick because something felt missing....an egg with a cute face...looked like Humpty Dumpty. A chicken, that was a bigger endeavor....so here is the egg chick. Just the perfect size for little hands to hold, to slip in a bag when needing to bring along a little toy, to give as a gift. Materials Pet Bed Step by Step Maybe it was all the adorable puppies on other peoples blogs? Maybe I just didn't want to tackle a drugery project like closet cleaning? Whatever it was, I spent the better part of Sunday on a pet bed for Brooklyn Limestone's very own mascot, Big Cat. I started off with this vintage suitcase I bought for $3.
Creative in Chicago: a decorating blog: Fun Felt Art for a Kids Bedroom: Arty Farty Friday #33 Dear Chicago House, Back when Chicago teenager was a babe in arms I was not much of a decorator but I did produce some fun artwork for her sunny yellow bedroom. It was unearthed the other day in my grand sort out of framed art lurking in the basement. It is super easy to make and you could select any colors to match/accent your kids room decor. What you will need
Create a Stunning String Art Word Forget the brown and orange swirly patterned string art from the '70s - this string word art is a fun, contemporary and low-cost way to add art to your walls. Random geometric shapes, an ombre effect and the inclusion of type make this string art right on trend. It looks fantastic, can be completed in an afternoon and doesn't require artistic ability - just follow the step-by-step instructions and you'll have a gorgeous new art piece ready to hang. This tutorial includes a printable template so there's no need for you to do the tricky bit of calculating and measuring for the nail placement. It couldn't be easier! Supplies