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{No Sew} Felt Bows. These felt bows are so easy to make and turn out very cute.

{No Sew} Felt Bows

There are also so many different ways that you can use them, and they cost just a few cents to make. All you need is felt, a hot glue gun, and scissors. I was inspired by these beautiful felt bows from {Every}Nothing Wonderful. Also check out how she uses old tights or hose to make headbands. I am definitely going to give that a try. Hair n Make up. DIY / roses from fall leaves. Christmas crafts. The Magic With Corks. If you enjoy in good wine and you didn’t trow away the old corks you can create interesting home gadgets that are both interesting and creative.

The Magic With Corks

How to Recover an Umbrella. These umbrellas were pieced to create new designs.

How to Recover an Umbrella

Piece the fabric before cutting out the canopy segments. Jack Deutsch Sloan Howard Make an umbrella canopy that’s as bright and detailed as you like. Photo: Jack Deutsch by Sandra Ericsonexcerpted from "Umbrella Recovery" Threads issue 145There is something captivating about umbrellas; the way they open with arms outstretched and then close back down into perfectly compact forms can seem downright magical. If the cover of your favorite umbrella is ripped or torn, don’t just toss it in the trash. The process is simple to master and enables you to re-cover any umbrella frame you find, including tattered antique or vintage finds from your local thrift store.

Butterfly Bracelet. Ruffled Streamers. Hello color-loving friends! Today I’m helping kick off the summer series over at Delia Creates and Kojo Designs.We’re going to COLOR my SUMMER (and yours!) Because summer feels a rainbow of never-ending fun. Swimming pools are open, flowers are in bloom, berries need picking, vacations are planned, the sun stays up late, and we celebrate our nation’s birthday with fireworks and friends.

So to color my summer, I’m sharing a rainbow-inspired party decoration that’s easy to make and fun to stream around the house: Standard streamers feel like the oldest party decor in the book. I first spotted the idea two years ago on My Paper Crane and the colorful image was burned into my brain.

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DIY Basics: The Matchbook Notebook. While I love all things digital, it’s always nice to have a pen and paper around to jot down ideas and notes.

DIY Basics: The Matchbook Notebook

In fact, there are more than a dozen awesome notebooks out there that I’ve been coveting lately. But, none of them are small enough to toss in my pocket or clutch, hence the inspiration for today’s DIY, the matchbook notebook. This project literally took me no more than 2 minutes and was made using super basic materials I already had lying around the house. Materials: - Cardstock or magazine tear-out - Paper (lined, unlined, whatever!) How To Make Pine Cone Magnets. In spite of e-greetings left and right, the holidays still mean a plethora of cards, invitations, photos, and announcements.

How To Make Pine Cone Magnets

But, the idea of dedicating a mantel, dining table or bureau solely to holiday cards is tough to do and, if you live in a city, probably impossible. Use Binder Clips As Accessory Organizers. I travel quite a bit and am always annoyed at how hard it is to keep my small accessories organized and untangled.

Use Binder Clips As Accessory Organizers

So today, I experimented with a set of binder clips and found that they are so amazingly useful at keeping things uncluttered. Try it for yourself. First, if you don’t already have some, buy these multi-size binder clips ($4). I found that different sized clips were useful for different accessories. Instructions:


Nokti. - StumbleUpon. Schnell bemalt. Ruck-Zuck bemalt waren diese Tassen hier. denn bis jetzt hab ich immer nur relativ umständlich mit Pinsel auf Porzellan gemalt.

schnell bemalt

Laut Herstellerangaben benötigt es auch kein Einbrennen im Ofen mehr, sondern ist spülmaschinenfest nach 24 Std. Trocknung. Na, da bin ich ja gespannt, ich harre jetzt der Dinge, die da kommen, Personalized Etched Glasses. For a family of three, we produce a whole lot more dirty glasses in any given day than seems humanly possible.

Personalized Etched Glasses

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DIY travel notebook with pocket. Just a quick and simple craft share this lovely Friday.

DIY travel notebook with pocket

52 Weeks Project. Crafts & DIY Inspiration. CRAFTS. How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color. We love using chalkboards as backdrops for displays and parties (like this one here!).

How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color

So we were super excited to learn that you can create your own custom colors-and it's really easy! We first learned how from Martha Stewart whose tutorial you can read here. She recommends that you use latex paint, but we tried it out with acrylic paints with much success. Here's how you too can create your own chalkboard paint... Supplies: 1/2 cup acrylic paint (choose any color you like, or mix colors together to make the perfect shade!) 1. 2. Once your chalkboard has fully dried be sure to slate the surface before using it for the first time. Have fun creating any color combination you like!! Mini Magazine Notebook DIY. I always keep at least two or three notebooks in my purse. I jot lists on them, keep ideas safe and tear pages out to leave notes for my friends. Today I want to share a quick (and budjet friendly) way to make your own pretty journals. You can whip up a batch in an afternoon and use them for months. Enjoy! Supplies Needed: Pretty magazine pages, paper (graph, lined or plain), embroidery thread and a needle, scissors and washi tape. 1.


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