DIY Collage Coasters I have an unnecessary amount of coasters. No, really. Between the DIY scrabble drink coasters I made a while back and the Minnesota themed ones, I have enough coasters to have a small army over for a very condensation-free dinner party. So what did I do while at the dollar store a while back? DIY: Wearable words When I was looking around for tutorials on making paper beads, I found some really striking "book beads" and accessories, now collected in this post. I understand (after all the browsing) that you can make really durable "beads" easily ... very little time, skill or money required. Woohoo! Home Work - The TP Flower Project Some months ago I stumbled upon a really fun DIY with your kids blog post. While I have no kids, I still thought of saving that post and perhaps even try it myself one day (with or without kids...). Time passed and I completely forgot about it, until about a couple of months ago when I was going through my never ending "bookmarked web links" and I found it again. This time I left that page open and started working on it.
FRUIT-WALL: Almost as natural as the tree by Carmina Mahugo Diego & Martin Polognioli Large Fruit-Wall Stainless steel (Stainless steel mat finish) Measures Inches: width 48" x heigth 34" x deep 3" Measures Metric: width 120cm x heigth 86cm x deep 8cm creative jewish mom: Crafts: Recycling Toilet paper roll birthday crowns will make your next birthday party so much fun. Put a birthday crown at each place setting, or even use them as napkin rings —a wonderful suprise for each guest. And when everyone puts a super sweet toilet paper roll crown on their head, adults included, the smiles will be non-stop! And for good reason, because with a tiny toilet paper roll crown on your head, you too will look beyond adorable. suspension pour plantes Nowadays most of the people recycle. It’s true that we need to correct our disposable culture and our Eco-nomically. Recycling is the most popular solution to our plastic pollution problem. Reuse plastic bottles and transform them into different solutions for your home. In fact, if you are reusing junk, you are helping to make the initial energy that went into the production of that material last longer and go farther. You can reuse most of the plastic bottles if you clean them properly using hot soapy water.
Pet Bed Step by Step Maybe it was all the adorable puppies on other peoples blogs? Maybe I just didn't want to tackle a drugery project like closet cleaning? Whatever it was, I spent the better part of Sunday on a pet bed for Brooklyn Limestone's very own mascot, Big Cat. I started off with this vintage suitcase I bought for $3. Our cat seems to just love to sleep in our suitcases, so I figured it would make a perfect place to sleep. DIY Collage Shoes -- Wilco (Summer Teeth) I got these shoes at a thrift store and then decorated them with some cutouts from magazines and brochures from places I've been. Abraham Lincoln silhouette on the right shoe and a picture of Indiana on the left. Honest Abe and rhinestones... Woven Finger-Knitting Hula-Hoop Rug DIY Here we go! I’m so excited to kick off this series of finger-knitting projects. For the first project, B proffered his largest ball of finger-knitting for us all to try weaving a rug! This project is super-fun and easy to do. The rug was made on a hula hoop loom, using an old t-shirt for the warp and a massively huge ball of finger knitting for the weft.
DIY Crafts - DIYInspired.com I have shared my sanctuary, I mean my craft room before however, I have done some fun inspiring updates, upcycles, and repurposing ideas since then and I wanted to share them today. PLUS I am also a part of a fun series of Craft Room Tours hosted by The Country Chic Cottage! So, I hope you enjoy my DIY Inspired Craft Room Tour! I am lucky enough to have dedicated a bedroom into my craft room and office. 15 artisanat de Noël à travers le web Nothing gets kids in the holiday spirit better than a good holiday craft. They teach the satisfaction of making things by hand, and build memories that will last a lifetime. Craft guru Rachel Faucett from Handmade Charlotte has scoured the web to serve up 15 Easy Christmas Crafts that deliver big results.
autumn leaf bouquet I don’t know what it’s like in your neighborhood, but when I step outside here in Oakland, I sense it right away: Fall is in the air! I’m lucky enough to have a few turning trees on my street, so I don’t miss out entirely on the brilliant autumn colors I remember from growing up in NH. Speaking of brilliant autumn colors, I’m thrilled to share this stunning maple leaf rose bouquet DIY from a fellow Kate — clay, fiber and paper artist Kate Hust. Kate first learned how to make these a few years ago from a retired art teacher in her community, and now they’ve become an annual tradition when fall rolls around.