Pink Stripey Socks: Paint your own galaxy umbrella Inspired by Carl Sagan's quote, "We are made of star-stuff," I painted this galaxy umbrella: On the outside the umbrella is black. But open the umbrella up and wow, you're now standing under a galaxy full of twinkling stars. Let's get crafting! Materials: - Black umbrella - Painter's tape - Craft paint (I used black, red, yellow, blue, and white) - White fabric paint (I used the bottle because it had a nice tip to draw stars) - Martha Stewart Tintable Fabric Medium - Cups - Sponge - Stick for stirring - Palette (or crapty styrofoam plate) - Paper towel - Inspiring photo of the universe Directions: 1.
How to organize a kitchen (with a door!) I officially love the door organizer. But, now with the magnetic knife addition and some re- organizing, I really, really love it. I’m seriously considering open kitchen shelving in my future home. It makes putting things away so simple. DIY: Wine Bottle Art If any of you winos out there are anything like me, you’ve probably got a few, er, *cough* many empty wine bottles clogging up the recycling bin. Well, no more! Dig those puppies out and wash ‘em off, because it’s time for a little DIY! (If you’re not 21, just borrow a few empties from your ‘rents.) With just a little TLC, these beautiful bottles can add ambient charm to any room and any occasion. Gift Ideas for Poor Creative Souls (17) Posted by: Cathy on Aug 04, 2012 Tagged in: Untagged Paper Flower Tutorial Doesn't this look divine? When I first saw these, I thought they would be really difficult to do because they look quite intricate but actualy, they're easy!
Crafty Texas Girls: DIY Tutorials I want you to use and copy my ideas, but ask that you credit my site and add a direct link to my blog if you try one of my projects. All photos and text on this blog are copyright protected. You may not copy entire articles or posts (even with a link) without my express written permission. Email any requests or links used to email@example.com. Thank you so much for reading! 25 DIY Gifts for Travel Lovers Looking for cheap and easy gifts for all the travel lovers you know? Maybe you need a little something for yourself to remember your last vacation? Well, you will LOVE these DIY gifts that you can make in minutes! I’ll admit that I could start traveling and never stop…it’s an addiction, but I’m really alright with it.
Sunglass Solution Share this image Share It Pin It I have quite a few sunglasses, but I can never keep track of them since they're always strewn about in random spots throughout my place. Cool Kitchen Upgrade – Measurement Conversion Chart On A Door Everybody who loves to cook struggle with measurement conversion problems from time to time. Here is an awesome idea to help you win in this battle if you’re one of such people. Glue a measurement conversion chart on a door of one of your cabinets. Such solution won’t spoil an overall kitchen design but definitely will help you in your cooking adventures. The conversion chart on the picture is made as vinyl sticker and glued to the door. You can buy such sticker or make it by yourself. Craft DIY Projects, Patterns, How-tos, Fashion, Recipes @ Craftzine.com - Felting, Sewing, Knitting, Crocheting, Home & More Quilling, the coiling and shaping of narrow paper strips to create a design, has been around for years — hundreds, in fact. During the Renaissance, nuns and monks would roll gold-gilded paper remnants trimmed during the bookmaking process, and use them to decorate religious objects as an alternative to costly gold filigree. Quilling later became a pastime of 18th and 19th century young ladies in England, who would decorate tea caddies and pieces of furniture with paper filigree. The practice crossed the Atlantic with colonists, who added quilling to candle sconces and trays as home decorations.
Pallet Furniture A while ago we showed you an article called “21 ways of turning pallets into unique pieces of furniture” where we enumerated a series of original items you could create using pallets. The list was quite long but definitely not exhaustive and since we’ve received good feedback we decided to continue with a second part of the article where we present you even more unique projects you can create with the help of pallets. We tried to come up with new examples, arranged according to the type of product you can create. Shelves. 1.
50 Homemade Gifts You Can Make for $10 or Less We all love gifting. However, we know that it’s hard to give gifts to all your friends ’cause let’s be real, it can really add up. However, Christmas is the perfect time for gift hacking, our new term for making wondrous gifts for your friends that won’t break the bank. This year, try sending them a gift they can make themselves, or DIY a gift for them! Check out our roundup of gifts that add a personal touch and won’t keep you on a diet of ramen and eggs for the next few months. 1.
7 Nifty Ways To Hang And Organize Things I have been bitten by the organizing bug. It all started since moving with only five boxes (really should do a post on that, life changing!). I have learned that it is much easier to organize when you have less stuff. Much more fun too! I found some pretty genius ideas on Pinterest that I had to share. Be sure to click on over to the posts, as most have more great ideas :).