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50 Tiny And Adorable DIY Stocking Stuffers

50 Tiny And Adorable DIY Stocking Stuffers

DIY Leather Pouch Contributor post by Ashley Rose of Sugar and Cloth What do you give to someone who already has everything? A DIY leather pouch made just by you for all of their little somethings. I'll teach you how to modify a craft store leather bag kit to make this project modern, well made, and cost effective while still being the work of your hands. Materials: Scissors A 3/4" silver rivet In case the term "belt bag" threw you off a little, don't fret! Next, remove the snap that would normally be used for the belt loop, and replace it with a simple silver rivet for aesthetic purposes. For the sides, lay the leather pieces rough side facing rough side, and align the outer punched holes. As long as you're sewing as tightly as you can through the aligned punched holes, then you're sides will form correctly even if they pucker a bit at first (see top photo). Finish it up with clasping hardware by inserting the screw through the inside of the pouch, and then twisting the clasp onto it from the outside.

How To Make Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots DIY GIFT IDEA | Gold Gilded Geode Ring The holiday season is my favorite time of the year! To celebrate, I will be dedicating all my DIY's for the month of December to the holidays, including a few gift giving ideas. I always love gifting handmade jewelry, and when I saw this inspiration I knew what my first holiday DIY would be. Materials: - geode (here or here) - ring blank (here) - liquid gilding (here) - e6000 adhesive - paintbrush Steps: 1.

Nasty Gal Blog DIY and cyber-minimalist rarely walk on the same side of the street, let alone share the road at all. This is what makes Ivania Carpio of Love Aesthetics a true standout: She’s not only the only one doing what she’s doing, she’s the best one at it anyway. Her sensibility is clear and unwavering, weaving fantasy out of black-and white industrial starkness. She whipped up a special creation just for us: a shoulder bag/clutch made out of two VHS video cases. Instructions: For this project you’ll need to take a trip to a hardware store and your mom’s attic. Materials: -Two VHS video cases (I used frosted ones) -A pair of tiny bolts and nuts -Drill -Copper parts used to attach pipes to a wall -A strap from one of your other bags Step One: Start off by ripping the plastic from the video cases. Step Two: Drill two holes in the middle of the two cases with a small metal drill. Step Three: Step Four: Add a bag strap with clasps or sew on your own.

38 Best DIY Food Gifts Box'n and Cookie Swap'n Cookie swaps are just about my favorite thing in the world. They are like a potluck party but instead of bringing food everyone brings cookies, and instead of leaving drunk and tired everyone leaves with...wait for it... more cookies. What is not to like? I have been cookie swapping with a handful of former co-workers for a few years now. Back then it started as a practical way to generate a variety of baked goods without all the cooking -- just a few people exchanging tupperware boxes in the office kitchen one it's grown, and since hardly any of us work in the same place anymore, it's a good excuse for a get-together. Cookies + old friends = good time. Unfortunately, not everyone on the planet can come to my house to swap cookies (maybe next year, guys). I love giving and receiving little bundles of cookies but sometimes storage can be a pain. Save your boxes , that's what you do. I am still due for another round of baking later this week.

DIY Christmas Giftables: Earphone Cord Keepers with Printable Packaging This Christmas season I've been trying to branch out to crafting not just jewelry but into other things that more people would like to have - today I made this earphone cord keeper with free printable packaging to share with you. It's easy, takes up less than an hour of your time and would be a cute stocking stuffer for your techie friend or an accessory for you! :) What do you need: Bamboo stick / really thin dowel Cutter Sandpaper First, knead your clay and flatten it - then cut out your shape. Next, use your sandpaper and dab on the clay until you get the texture of a gingerbread man. Add your details using a contrasting polymer clay color - here I was trying to imitate icing. Next, poke your hole - after a few tries I realized the sharper end of the bamboo stick would produce a cleaner hole. Poke two more holes and make two more sets of parallel lines connected to them. Yay, I'm almost done my Christmas list.

Animal Party Cutlery Lately you can find these wooden spoons all over the internet. When I found them at a local store, I decided to pimp them up a little and use them for our next birthday party. Well, I used the forks too. Cut the plastic animals in half, I used a kitchen knife, so no need for a saw. There is this super cute Etsy Store that sells tons of different designed wooden spoons.–> soo cute! Little bit funkyknew, her wooden utensils were meant for greater things! Personalized ice cream spoons! Owled & Twined! So much inspiration! Now, have a nice weekend everyone… and maybe try the easy peasy strawberry daisy cake from yesterday’s post! Linked with The DIY Showoff & TCB //xoxo, Sibylle// DIY: Arrowhead Earrings Trial 1 Whew. After four days without power, thank God it has been restored. So what have I been doing during my down time? Painting, painting, crafting a tiny bit and painting some more. What did I craft? What do you need: A paint stick/stirrer Nail polish/ acrylic paint Small chain Earring hooks Jewelry Pliers Sandpaper (Yes, a paint stick. Measure out 2 1.25" across the paint stick, then cut them up. After cutting those pieces up, measure about 0.25" from the top of the box. Cut it up like so. Sand the edges and both sides of your wood. Drill holes for your jump rings. The earrings should look like this now. Paint your earrings - I always use nail polish to paint small objects because they're cheaper, I have more nail polish color varieties than I have paint and I like the finish. Add your jump rings, chain and earring hooks. And there you have it, your very own arrowhead earrings. What do you guys think of this easy craft?

DIY Washi-Tape Twist Ties | Corinna Wraps This post was first published in Corinna’s monthly Gift Wrapping Newsletter. Sign up here! I’m in love with washi tape. Even as I’m getting a little sick of seeing it everywhere, it’s still a wonderful material for gift wrapping. To make these colourful twist ties, just stick two pieces of washi tape around a piece of wire. Cut a length of wire; about 5” long is good. Stick the wire along the centre of the length of the tape, keeping it as straight as possible. Lighter-colour washi tapes can be somewhat see-through, so it’s better to use a lighter-colour wire like silver. Like this: Like Loading... About Corinna vanGerwen I'm a gift wrapping expert, writer, stylist and former decorating editor, writing all about gift wrapping on the Corinna Wraps blog.