Giant Super Chunky Knit Blanket pattern by Theresa Boyce If you are looking for a big super chunky blanket, you just found it! I would rate this pattern to be on the easy scale. Skills needed: Knit, Purl, crochet chain Measurements: Approx 8 feet wide x 7 feet long (because it is chunky it might come out a little bigger)
DIY Cozy Home Repurposing from the recycling bin is great! It’s fun to see what you can come up with and it’s always better to make something you need rather than buy it. Like a spade for the garden or temporary planters for starts. This roundup from Awesome Inventions has whole heaps of DIY crafts and projects sure to impress. I have made the piggy bank craft with the kids before. Pablo was awesome with button eyes, a pink curly pipe-cleaner tail, and wooden spool legs.
15 DIY crafts you need to make right now It's cold, it's raining and quite frankly, it's utterly miserable outside at the moment. So stay in! But then it hits you. It's not that great inside either. You're young, so you haven't got all of that furniture and all of the little decorative trinkets that accumulate over time, and if you have, you haven't got nearly enough.
Crocodile Stitch Hooded Cowl by Bonita Patterns This hooded cowl will keep you warm and looking cute. The style features the crocodile stitch all over with a two button closure. This is a fun-to-work piece that will impress without stress. The pattern includes a PHOTO TUTORIAL with many pictures showing the pattern in more details. Pattern is written in US crochet terms. DIY Sharpie Dinnerware Update: I am so excited that so many people are loving and trying this project! Please note that as I do not have a dishwasher in my home, I have not personally been able to test washing my pieces in a dishwasher. To date, I have had zero issues washing my pieces with normal dish soap and a soft cloth. Some people are reporting issues with the marker washing off, so you may choose to do a test first. Today’s DIY project was completely inspired by this pin that I’ve been obsessing over on Pinterest for a while now. According to the pin, you can write or doodle on dinnerware with a Sharpie marker and bake it at 350 degrees for 30 minutes and the design will stay permanently.
Natural Soap Making Ingredients This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Lovely Greens Learn how to make Natural Soap This is the first article in a four-part series on natural soap making. We begin the process of natural soap making by learning about the ingredients you’ll use. Oils, butters, essential oils, botanicals, and of course Lye. Pliant 5 pointues Ornements Origami étoile de Noël These 5 pointed origami stars are easy to fold and make beautiful Christmas decorations. You can make them from magazines, scrapbook papers or sheet music, whatever you happen to have lying around. We don’t have our tree up just yet so for now I’ve put these Christmas star decorations on our mantelpiece. One of the 5 pointed origami stars is folded from scan of a dictionary page and the others are made from vintage style scrapbook papers.
Autumn Flower Wreath Today I have a tutorial of sorts to share. It is not a full tutorial because 1. I learned to make the flowers from an already pretty amazing tutorial and 2. I left my camera in Ryan’s truck and was too impatient to wait to put it together until he came home so I don’t have photos of the actual attaching to the wreath phase of the project. 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.
DIY Roundup: 25 Easy and Creative Sharpie Crafts - Yes Missy! DIY & Crafts The Sharpie permanent marker is a necessity in every DIY’ers arsenal! Aside from their everyday task of labelling and doodling, they are one of the all around most versatile tools in my DIY kit. They are so easy to use and now available in a spectrum range of colors from pastels to metallics. DIY Wood Burning: How To Tips & Project Patterns Plaid has this really cool craft tool ... called 2-n-1 Craft Tool! It's both a wood burning tool as well as a stencil burner all wrapped in one handy dandy package! When you say the words, "wood burning" or "pyrography" what often comes to mind is "man crafting" and burned wildlife such as eagles, bears, and wolves, or cabins, and landscapes on a log slice or simple board. Today, I'm sharing with you a couple fun wood burning tips while creating a super fun, more "lady-friendly" project. Did you know that wood burning can really be very relaxing and is a lot of fun?
page corner bookmarks This project comes to you at the request of Twitterer @GCcapitalM. I used to believe that a person could never have too many books, or too many bookmarks. Then I moved into an apartment slightly larger than some people’s closets (and much smaller than many people’s garages) and all these beliefs got turned on their naïeve little heads. But what a person can always look for more of is really cool unique bookmarks.
Tissue Paper & Paper Flowers Tutorial I debated sharing this tutorial for a couple-o-reasons. Reason 1. It's a craft that has been around since before I was born and reason 2... it's a craft that has been around since before I was born. I feel like I might be a 100 years old at this point. My crows feet asked for slippers the other day cause they were getting cold. Since it's new to me I figure it's got to be new to someone else too so I am doing it anyway! tapis This Crochet rugs are made by Olga at olinohobby.com All you need is yarn, old T-shirts & crochet hook. Now the images will guide you trough the process. And that is it simple but really nice!