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101 Handmade Gifts for Men {DIY}

101 Handmade Gifts for Men {DIY}
I’ve gathered some creative tutorials, free printables and just plain fabulous ideas to help create awesome handmade gifts for the men in your life. They can be so hard to shop for and this list will give you enough ideas to cover every birthday, Father’s Day and Christmas for the next few years! You’ll find a few things for the guys that like to grill, their office and even the garage. Don’t miss the beautiful leather journal that’s so easy to make and looks like a million bucks! Handmade gifts rule…Target drools! I’m sure you can create something that will make them feel extra special. If you love creative links, please subscribe to Everything Etsy! Thanks so much for all your tweets, stumbles, Facebook likes and pins on my Handmade Gift Tutorials, Summer Sewing Tutorials and Free Printables posts…you are the coolest crafty friends! Handmade gifts make people smile extra big, don’t you think? ~Kim

25 Handmade Gifts for Men {DIY} I love handmade gifts and I’ve gathered some great gift ideas for the men in your life…25 cool handmade tutorials that will make them feel extra special! Men can be so hard to shop for sometimes! There’re a few things for the guys that like to grill, their office and even the garage. s Top 50 Mom Craft Blogs of 2012: did your fave make the cut? We've updated the list: To view 2013's Top 50 Mom Craft Blogs, click here! Who isn't something of a DIY enthusiast these days? Whether your interest (and aptitude) is more Martha Stewart (the queen of "from scratch") or Sandra Lee (the princess of "semi-homemade"), Babble's 2012 list of the 50 best mom craft blogs has something for everyone. DIY doesn't just give you inner satisfaction; it can save you money on everything from your children's wardrobes to baby shower gifts, all while making them that much more special. Plus, you don't have to be Mary Poppins to realize that DIY can take a rainy day on a weekend or during a school vacation from drab to fab. This is Babble's second annual compilation of the craftiest blogs on the block.

90+ Date Ideas: Printable Date Night Bucket List by Becca Printable Couples Bucket List with OVER 90 FUN Date Ideas! Print out our FUN Date Night Bucket List and challenge your spouse to see how many dates you can check off before the end of the year. 2 versions and over 90 fun date ideas included! Are you tired of the “I dunno, what do YOU wanna do?” DIY VINTAGE POSTCARD ART Remember that painting I did for my sister Abby? Well around the same time I did this artwork for her room too. I got the idea from a magazine where they framed numerous postcards and arranged them in a grid on the wall. I took that idea and I added my own twist

101 Green Home Decor Tutorials - Pin It Having a beautiful home doesn’t need to leave your bank account in the red…GO GREEN! These fabulous and frugal green home decor tutorials are the best way to decorate while being eco-friendly! Use Crayons to Create Color Block Candles We know that July was the month of color block, but we can’t help ourselves when it comes to a good hack. Consider this a late but worthwhile entry into our color block category. Introducing Color Block Crayon Candles! While we’ve seen crayons used to create candles before, most of the projects we see are all about swirling and making sort of a tie dye look. We wanted to keep things clean and crisp, just the way we like it.

How to Make a Basic Two-Layer Coutil Corset » By Sidney Eileen The most basic kind of corset I make is a two-layer, plain coutil corset, using vertical panel piecing. This tutorial describes exactly how I make these corsets, and will note any simple variations you may want to try for yourself. As always, this is not the only way to make a corset, and you will want to try different methods until you find one you like. This method is also extremely similar to how I make the core layers for my covered corsets. When I use a separate cover material without visible boning channels, it is added after the boning is inserted and secured, before edging or grommeting. Full details on how to do that will be covered in a different tutorial.

Making a Cardboard Christmas Tree Interested in an eco-friendly alternative to a Christmas tree? Want to expand your recycling efforts? How about making a cardboard Christmas tree? Not only will you have a unique tree, but the making of it will be a fun activity for the whole family. This is a guide about making a cardboard Christmas tree. Solutions