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DIY stiffened felt boxes

DIY stiffened felt boxes
I love the thick wool felt that's increasingly popular, but man. Wool felt in the 3mm to 5mm range is really expensive ($130/yard or so). The boxes, bowls, and vessels made with it are very cool, though. To make felt boxes, I cut a 9" square for the bottom piece, then added four slits and four diagonal cuts to trim away some of the excess felt on the tabs. I used a rotary cutter and ruler to cut out the main shape, then made the slits and diagonal cuts with an X-acto knife. The box top is similar, except the center area is larger to fit over the box bottom, and the sides are half the height. After the pieces are cut, crease the tabs against the edge of a ruler to make assembly easier. Fold the triangular tabs inward and bring the sides of the box up. Related:  DIY / CRAFT

Hacky Hanger DIY - 10+ Crafty Ideas on how to repurpose old hangers Posted by on fredag, september 7, 2012 · 4 Comments Coat hangers are super easy to come by, you’ve probably got a bunch of old ones stacked at the back of your closet or in a dusty box in the attic, am I right? Instead of leaving them to that drab destiny, plunge into the pool of inspirational D.I.Y ideas featured in this post! The round-up shows how old hangers can be tweaked into awesome new creations, featuring ideas for wire and wood hangers side by side to make sure there’s a little somethin’ for everyone in the mix – Happy Hacking! Super clever an seriously sleek (as always) from Ivana of Love Aesthetics, whose upside-down hanger hook D.I.Y inspired some D.I.Y action from AnnaLeena of ‘AnnaLeenasHem’. Awesome D.I.Y Coat hanger rack hack from Courtney of ‘A little glass box’ – DIY tutorial here A pop of color to spruce up your wardrobe… via blog DesignLoveFest & ‘PinjaColada’ A lil’ tweaking and you’re good to go, pics & D.I.Y tutorial from SuperZiper explains how

Round bottomed fabric storage buckets – a tutorial I love seeing fabric around the house, and I love making useful things out of fabric. Luckily these round bottomed storage buckets hit both points! Max seems to be amassing lots of collections of various types of toys these days, and as much as I try to keep them all organized, somehow I’m still always tripping over a matchbox car or lego piece. But I’m hoping that having places to put these toys will lessen the number of times this happens (a girl can hope, right?). Of course, toys aren’t the only thing you could store here – they’d also be good for knitting supplies, fabric scraps, hats & mittens, um… a pretty covering for a potted plant? Whatever you want! And of course, since not everyone has use for this small size, I’ve also provided measurements for a larger version, perfect for storing yarn (I have 15 skeins in the one shown above), or anything else you can think of! Want to make some of your own? Materials needed – For small bucket: A few notes: Sew the base to your main fabric.

geometric heart: love letters // popup card Hello everyone. I’ve been making these expandable/collapsible geometric heart cards – great for love letters! It’s a really simple project to put together and one that you could customise to your own taste. After you have made your heart all you need to do is write your sweet nothings inside and pop it in an envelope. You can also incorporate this geometric heart into an easy popup insert for a card (perfect for the people who found the popup pixel heart card too difficult). If you want to make either of these projects then click the link below for instructions and templates! YOU WILL NEED: – – – – – – – – – – + Good quality A4 paper (in whatever colours you fancy) + Scissors + Ruler + Glue + Pointy object for scoring TEMPLATES: LOVE LETTER – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –Love letterLove letter envelope TEMPLATES: SIMPLE POPUP CARD – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –Insert & outer cardEnvelope Print out the templates.

61 Puppet Theater Tuesday, 1 June 2010 by Irene Hoofs Puppet Theater by Kayanna Nelson aka June craft This is the perfect project for erasing summer afternoon boredom or for a rainy day. You probably have everything you need laying around the house already, it's quick and super simple. {illustrations by Kayanna Nelson, not to be used for commercial purposes} What you'll need:*Download the Stage and puppets templates here and here and print them out. Step one:Have your child decorate the stage and puppets! Step Five:Repeat with all your remaining puppets.Step Six:If your box has top flaps cut them off with scissors so that the top is completely open. If you have older kids with longer attention spans have them color the inside of the box creating stage scenery. You could also cut a small hole is the lower back of the stage and set a flashlight in the hole to create theater lighting. ..June craft....June craft blog..

DIY+Pregnant Brain Without getting into too many details-the baby is going to be a little longer than we thought. We were afraid that she was going to be early, and now that she isn't, I sort of feel like I'm living life in limbo.I don't know if it's just me, or women in general, who find the strangest tasks to pass time until a baby arrives. Suddenly, the weirdest things pop on to our 'to do' lists, and become oddly important. Right before I had Reuben, for some reason, I decided that my living room futon needed a new cover. Before I had Zeke, I needed to get all my Christmas cards done early-not just written, that wasn't good enough. My mom also contributes to this fun little routine-I think that she nests right along with us. That, and that's what her Mom always did to "help". I couldn't help but laugh last week, when the two of us sat in my living room, and we found ourselves performing the strangest tasks yet-all in the name of "getting ready for baby."

DIY : Homemade Cookie Box | Preciously Me Hello everyone! To begin this week I made a post that includes both a DIY and a recipe. Bonjour à tous ! Pour commencer la semaine je vous propose un post qui comprend à la fois un DIY et une recette. I never go empty-handed to friends' houses and when I invite friends they never leave my home empty-handed either. What I love the most is to bring pleasure to others with homemade tasty treats in lovely packages. Je ne vais jamais les mains vides chez des amis et lorsque j'invite des amis ils ne repartent jamais les mains vides non plus. First, bake delicious cookies. Tout d'abord, faites de délicieux petits biscuits. For the handmade box you will need: - a sheet of cardstock - a transparent sheet - ribbon - glue - a craft knife To decorate your box, give free rein to your imagination. Pour la boîte faite main il vous faut : - une feuille cartonnée - une feuille transparente - du ruban - de la colle - un cutter Pour la décoration de votre boîte, laissez libre cours à votre imagination.

DIY recycler vos emballages... : oOo Mzelle Bulle oOo Matériel : Ciseau / Colle pour papier / Cutter Pinceau / Papiers Canson / Tissu 1 - Utilisez une boîte de gâteaux type tuiles salées / 2 - Utilisez un bristol pour découper votre boîte / 3 - Découpez votre boîte en fonction de l'utilisation souhaitée, dans mon cas je l'ai diminué en retirant 6 cm de tube. 4 - Reformez votre boîte en collant les 2 extrémités et en les solidifiant avec du papier kraft / 5 - Recouvrez l'intérieur et le fond de votre boîte avec du papier Canson de couleur / 6 - Coupez une feuille de bristol blanche correspondant à la longueur et au diamètre de votre boîte, et collez le sur le tissu. Je participe au Concours Blog Créatif 2013, pour me soutenir cliquez sur l'étiquette ci-dessous puis sur "Je vote"... Merci et belle semaine à vous toutes !

DIY Planter and Candle Holder Как сделать цветочные горшки своими руками? Небольшой фотопост о том, как можно просто оригинально декорировать цветочные горшки своими руками. Так же такой декор можно использовать и в качестве подсвечников. Кстати, отличный подарок ко Дню Святого Валентина. Итак, для того, чтобы сделать цветочные горшки своими руками из прищепок, нам понадобится: 1. 2. 3. Ниже представлен подробный фотоотчет. Оформление цветочных горшков своими руками Дизайн цветочных горшков своими руками Как видите, оформить небольшие цветочные горшки своими руками очень просто. Надеемся, что такие маленькие чудеса декора украсят ваш дом или станут небольшим, но оригинальным подарком для ваших близких! Также вам может быть интересно прочитать нашу статью на тему «Декор свечей своими руками» Source Также интересно почитать: Заметки по теме: Оригинально: цветы в чашках Оригинально: цветы в чашках Оригинальное и необычное украшение для сервировки стола - цветы в чашках. Фальш камин своими руками Студия дизайна "MZ" Здравствуйте все!