FlatBox-LunchBox - Folds Out to a Placemat by Rita Floyd-Vester FlatBox-LunchBox is a washable, heat resistant food carrying container that converts into a placemat to provide a clean surface with each use. My name is Rita. I have been a teacher for 10 years and have 3 children as well.
30 Cool Things to Make With Old Magazines Are you someone who’s been hanging onto old copies Vogue, Domino, Harper’s Bazaar, and Vanity Fair, only to realize you’re basically running out of magazine storage room? Us too. That’s why we’re all about finding new ways to reuse our stacks of fashion magazines to make cool new things. MORE: 50 Simple Ways to be More Eco-Friendly Now Pinterest, obviously, is a wealth of genius DIY information, so we’ve compiled 30 of the coolest things you can make using your old glossies. Whether it’s a a set of notecards or a chic print for your gallery wall, there’s something here that even the least crafty gal can master.
knotted jersey headband tutorial hey there LOVE STITCHED PEEPS!! it’s LESLIE from LITTLE MOOKIE back again with another fun tutorial, and while i’m a sewing contributor here, sometimes the best sewing tutes are the ones that involve ZERO SEWING! am i right? Spray Painted Glass Jars and Bottles I have a real problem throwing away perfectly good glass jars and bottles. To me they are little craft gems waiting for me to transform them. With Mother’s Day and Teacher Appreciation coming up, I decided to turn some of our recycled bottles into cute gifts for Mom and my sons’ teachers. Before you begin this project, I want to warn you to be flexible. The painting step has the potential to get messed up, but that doesn’t mean the project has to be a failure.
Sac besace Featured: Messenger Bag by Ecolution Originally created for hard-working couriers, the classic Messenger Bag has been in circulation for several decades. Known for its long-lasting rugged durability and distinctive “envelope” styling, the classic Messenger has been adopted around the world as the everyday all-purpose carryall. Make a simplified version for yourself in hemp, similar to the featured tote from eco-friendly, Ecolution. You will need: DIY Sunprint emballage My go-to DIY seems to perpetually be a tote bag. Once you’ve got the basic technique down, you can churn one out in less than an hour. I’m always looking for an excuse to make one, and I get most excited when I can add a simple twist to make it into something totally new and different. In this case, a tried and true sewing technique plus an innovative product makes for a one-of-a-kind but decidedly utilitarian garden tote. Super cool light-sensitive dye lets me create my own, unique sunprinted textile with clippings from right outside my door, and using a box pleat-like technique, I create roomy pockets perfect for holding all kinds of gardening tools.
Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That Japanese Kusudama, this tutorial is featured on Craftuts Anyone can do that, I assure you. The proof: I can, just take a quick look at my result below. Recycled T-shirt - Dogs Tugga Toy This home made dog toy is perfect for tug of war games or fetch. It is so simple to make that even kids can put it together. It is a great project for fetes and fundraisers too. What you need Another Modge Podge Upcycle Here I am again, Modge Podging another purse! Since my initial wallet upcycle tutorial, I have been scouring the thrift stores and garage sales for another wallet to decoupage. I found this little envelope-style purse at a garage sale last Sunday. The design was simple enough, no tricky angles or curved edges. A perfect candidate for upcycling!