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Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Crafty (38 Pics)

Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Crafty (38 Pics)
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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. 2. 3. 4. 5. Voila! (Psst- Wanna see another painted umbrella? Have fun creating your own galaxy! UPDATE 8/26/13- I've now taken this umbrella out a couple of times and the paint is fine.

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. Here is the original how to organize a kitchen on a door post. Fun game, right? magnetic knife striptake out menus in the wire caddy- we love the easy accessre arranged the measuring cups, pot holder, wire baskets, hooks to fit in the magnetic knife strip The magnetic knife strip was the reason for all of the changes. #7 on the make this kitchen usable list was clean out the dresser. The door got a little clearner with out teh knives and take out menus… but it’s not perfect yet. Diagonal won out. This picture basically just proves we’re nuts. With knife strip secured, I stuck the knives on and moved everything else around. The kitchen to-do list is slowly but surely getting tackled. One last look at the whole door since I think she’s so cute… Anyone tweaking any projects at the moment?

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. These easy gift tutorials are perfect for quick afternoon projects. Why spend a ton on gifts when you can make personalized gifts super cheap??? I big puffy heart handmade gifts and these tutorials make it easy to create something special for all the travel lovers on your holiday shopping list. If you love creative links, please subscribe to Everything Etsy! Thanks so much for all your pins, tweets, stumbles, Facebook likes on my previous handmade gift posts! Have you made any handmade gifts lately? ~Kim Looking for more handmade gift ideas???

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. {Figure out the general layout - I liked four frames per wire} {Measure where to make the first hole and mark with the pencil} {Use the ice pick to create a small hole} {Twist the screw eye into the hole until it's in place} {Secure the wire by twisting around the screw eye} {Pull the wire so that it's very taut and secure on the other end} {Hang sunglasses and display} 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. 2. and 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 12. 13. and 14: Wrap Bracelets and Washer Accessories: Perfect gift for anyone who loves sporting lots of swag on their arm. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. and 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. and 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. and 41. 42. and 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 49. 50.

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. You scrappers are going to love this idea! Hang magazines and newspaper from pretty clothes hangers from Better Home And Gardens – they have an entire slideshow of organization ideas! How about you, any great ideas for organizing? Happy Monday friends, here’s to a great week! ~Destri

Small World Decoupage Globe (Vintage Disneyland Room) You all have seen the amazing decoupage globes created by Wendy Gold, right? They are so inspirational, and I would love to own one. This is one of my favorites, and one that I thought would fit into my kids' Vintage Disneyland Room pretty well: It reminds me of the Pixar movie UP. Carl and Ellie would have it in their house. Don't you think? I found artwork online that I printed out and decoupaged onto the globe. I found the different sun artwork at the Disneyland California Report, and the children from around the world were created by Greg Maletic for Hong Kong Disneyland. I am really happy with the way it came out. What do you all think? Linking up at Whimsy Wednesday, 36th Avenue, Today's Creative Blog, Lil Luna Link Party, Clean and Scentsible, Tatertots and Jello, Whipperberry, Liz Marie Blog, Flamingo Toes, A Night Owl Blog, 30 Handmade Days, Shaken Together, Tell Me Tuesday at Lil Mrs.

7 Ideas For Storing and Organizing Your Beauty Loot Like a Champ: Girls in the Beauty Department: Beauty Oh, Pinterest, that loveable holder of great ideas—it's full of inspiration that'll get your beauty loot under control. Here are a few you can steal! Genius idea 1: Use Ikea spice racks for you to hold your hair supplies: Source: via Beth on Pinterest Genius idea 2: Hang a jewelry box on the wall and tuck all sorts of stuff in it. Source: via Beth on Pinterest Genius idea 3: Use pretty cake stands to stack everything up. Source: via Beth on Pinterest Genius idea 4: Use a magazine holder to hold your hairdryer. Source: via Beth on Pinterest Genius idea 5: Put the inside of your medicine cabinet to work. Source: via Beth on Pinterest Genius idea 6: Use an office supplies holder to keep things at hand. Source: via Beth on Pinterest Genius idea 7: Create a magnetic board (and glue magnets to the back of your makeup). Source: via Beth on Pinterest Life-changing, I tell you.

DIY Spring Craft Ideas Craftaholics Anonymous® Crafting Support, Not Recovery Spring Craft Ideas {reader features} May232011 8 Comments i’m not quite ready to let go of Spring, although it feels like Summer here already! Pin It Embroidery Art {Gwenny Penny} Spring Napkin rings {Scissors and Spatulas} tissue blossoms {Sew.Craft.Create} Tinkeranniebelle Zipper Flower Pottery Barn wall Art {Crafty, Scrappy, Happy} Recycled Flowers {DRI} Spring Banner {Beauty in Bloom} **for those ladies who i featured, if you would like a featured button, shoot me an email at craftaholicsanon {at} gmail {dot} com. thanks! Share and Enjoy About Linda@CraftaholicsAnonymous Hi! {Recommended Reading} Summer 2012 Handmade Gift Exchange GIFT FEATURES Round 2 Spring Geometric Banner Tutorial 2 giveaways, 4 winners! my flower tutorials Strut your {CRAFTY} Space Join The Conversation! Your email address will not be published. Comments 1 Gwen @ Gwenny Penny says: May 23 2011 at 9:33 am Thanks so much for featuring my embroidery hoop art, Linda! Connect Hi!

Garment Rack D.I.Y. Looking for a budget friendly way to create garment racks for your home? Today Rachel shares her D.I.Y. method... You'll Need: Two 1/2" x 60" black steel pipes, Two 1/2" x 48" black steel pipes, Four 1/2" x 8" black steel pipe nipples, Two 1/2" x 2 1/2" black steel pipe nipples, Six 1/2" x 1 1/2" black steel pipe nipples, Six 1/2" black tees, Four 1/2" black 90 degree elbows, Four 1/2" galvinized floor flanges, Two 1/2" black steel end caps, 1 can of black spray paint (optional) and Work gloves. Preparation: Spray paint your floor flanges black to make it consistent with the rest of the pieces. One: Group your small pieces for easier assembly. If you plan on transporting your garment rack to events or are moving houses, just unscrew the bases, the bottom 4' pipe, and the two 6' pipes.

22 Spring Crafts With spring in the air, do you need some ideas and inspiration for Spring Crafts? Here is a roundup of 22 awesome spring time crafts to inspire you! Spring is a wonderful time of year to craft and let your creative energy out. Enjoy! -Linda images from Simply Designing, Spoonful, and Hostess with the Mostess. Washi Tape Birds from Hoosier Homemade. Pop Out Flowers from Toddler Approved. Spring Pudding Cups from Poofy Cheeks. Paper Plate Birds from Happy Hooligans. Five Little Ducks Craft from Inner Child Fun. Easy Spring Banner on Craftaholics Anonymous®. Paper Plate Sunflower from Crafts for Preschoolers. Copy Cat Hobby Lobby Bottles from Sparkles and a Stove. More Spring Crafts Decorate a Terra Cotta Pot from Mama Smiles. Spring Printable from My Fabuless Life. Dollar Store Ombre Spring Vases at Living Well Spending Less. Spring Centerpiece from Peterson Stories. Rustic Herb Plaques from Country Woman Magazine. Flower Frog Mason Jar Lids From Craftaholics Anonymous®. Lemon Wreath from Ordy and Joon.

Acute Designs: diy - vintage jewelry stand diy - vintage jewelry stand I think 2013 is the year I am going to get organized. I just can't stop organizing everything. Sometimes my organization projects create even bigger messes than I began with, but we won't talk about that.....A few weeks ago, it was my endless supply of ribbon and my packaging materials {which I organized in this Ikea cart} and this week it is my jewelry.I have so many little dishes that I use for rings, hairpins, earrings, etc but they were crowding the top of my bookshelf and I was running out of room.I stopped by the Salvation Army last week {on 40% off day!} I love it!