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25 Handmade Gifts Under $5. If your gift list is long and your budget is small here are some great Handmade Gifts that you can make.

25 Handmade Gifts Under $5

Keep in mind that handmade items are not just beautiful but special… I love to give them and I love to receive them. In my opinion they are the best! For the Love of: Mason Jars. <div class="greet_block wpgb_cornered"><div class="greet_text"><div class="greet_image"><a href=" rel="nofollow"><img src=" alt="WP Greet Box icon"/></a></div>Hello there!

For the Love of: Mason Jars

If you are new here, you might want to <a href=" rel="nofollow"><strong>subscribe to the RSS feed</strong></a> for updates on this topic. <div style="clear:both"></div><div class="greet_block_powered_by">Powered by <a href=" title="WP Greet Box WordPress Plugin" style="text-decoration:none;">WP Greet Box</a><a href=" title="WordPress Plugin" style="text-decoration:none;">WordPress Plugin</a></div><div style="clear:both"></div></div></div> 25 Clever Ideas to Make Life Easier. Here are clever ideas to make life easier.

25 Clever Ideas to Make Life Easier

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DIY Party Animal Candles. Hi there, it’s Jenny from Hank + Hunt with a fun and super easy diy today!

DIY Party Animal Candles

As soon as I thought of making these I got a huge kick out of naming them Party Animals. Hilarious, but if you hear groaning…it’s coming from my house. Regardless of how cheesy the name is, these turn out awesome.

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Jewlery Ideas. Judah Method - Bleaching Experemnet on the Behance Network. Felt camera and iphone cases. Fabric Crafts. Kids Crafts. Washi Tape DIY labels. Crafty Site. Simple Crafts. DIY Ribbon Wands. Posted on August 9, 2010 by Christina Looking for a unique wedding send-off?

DIY Ribbon Wands

Try ribbon wands! You can make them yourself for under $1 each and they are a nice little take home gift for your guests (your flower girls will LOVE ‘em!!) Ribbon wands are waved by wedding guests as the bride and groom exit the ceremony and/or the reception. They look gorgeous waving in the breeze – and the ones I’m going to show you how to make sound lovely too. Dictionary Tealights by CarolinaCottage.

Here are some fun & funky tealight holders.They are decoupaged with pages from an old dictionary.

Dictionary Tealights by CarolinaCottage

I removed a bit of the paper from both sides so that they look even older and more light shines through the paper, which is printed on both sides. You receive a set of four tealight holders that are protected with 3 coats of varnish and packed in a glossy, white gift box. ** I will be receiving several dictionaries soon. If you want a particular word or image on your tea lights, please let me know and I will see what I can do. Happy Valentines Day! This year I made this adorable gift for my boyfriend.

Happy Valentines Day!

On a deck of cards, I thought of 52 reasons why I love him soo much (I could have easily come up with 1000 <3) I typed them out and cut them up. Some cards I glued the white paper on and cut out patterned hearts. Mason Jar Craft Storage! Creative Kismet » Blog Archive » little guiding stars. Since the new year has started I’ve been trying to think of ways to be more kind to my self.

Creative Kismet » Blog Archive » little guiding stars

Especially when that nasty gremlins try to creep in and stump me. I remembered this origami star video on You Tube and had to get them involved in my plan. I thought it would be fun to make a whole bunch with kind words and “you are….” phrases inside. Uncanny Cork Vases & Containers Tutorial. Almost two years ago, I bookmarked a wonderful tutorial from Design Sponge for a cork lamp.

Uncanny Cork Vases & Containers Tutorial

I just loved the idea and wanted to translate it in another way. But for some reason, I kind of forgot about it as time went on, and then this weekend when I was rinsing out some cans to put into the recycling bin, I remembered. Making a Unique Heirloom Bridal Brooch Bouquet. Brooch bouquet I’ve been reading a lot about brooch bouquets lately, but the one in this photo gallery has an especially sweet story.

Making a Unique Heirloom Bridal Brooch Bouquet

Bride Jenna — located in Boundary Creek, Canada, and blogger of My Bridal Bouquet — was given her mother’s, grandmother’s and great-grandmother’s heirloom rings. How to make Glass Tile Magnets. Crafty fun and free tutorial. How to make Glass Tile Magnets! This craft is a great afternoon project to do with children or friends. Feburary Favorite: Paper Balloons. ~ Tuesday Tute ~ Filofax Pen Case.


Screen Printing your own T shirts with Freezer Paper. You've probably seen this sprinkled around the web on various blogs and how-to sites. But, Meg and I thought we'd try our hand at it. What's so nice about this project is, you can make just about any image you want (depending on what you want to tackle), its cheap and even kids can get involved. Come along for the ride, there are tons of photos to help you if you decide to make your own t shirt.

What you'll need... ~freezer paper (not wax paper or parchment) cut into 8.5x11" to fit into your printer ~fabric paint (got mine at Joann's Fabric store, they were 50% off...woo!) Like a Candle in the Tin... Tutorial: Making a Yo-Yo Necklace. Recycle Tutorial ? Making Of T-Shirt Yarn. Another tutorial to help save our Mother Earth by turning unwanted items into something useful. This is the yarn ball I made out of an old T-shirt which I have been wearing for 10 years day-in day-out, wash-in wash-out.

It finally broke down and tore at the collar and sleeves. Waste not, want not, I decided to recycle it. Paper Garlands from This Neck of the Woods. Can a tiny string of paper really transform a room? I think so. If its a paper garland from This Neck of the Woods. Aren’t these great? I have so many ideas… Hang a strand over a window, decorate for your children’s birthday party, run one down the middle of a table as a party runner, or behind your bed as a replacement to a traditional headboard. Felted garland « small bird blog. Wednesday, December 16, 2009 by smallbirdblog I love handmade Christmas decorations, but I hardly had any that were made by my own hands…until now… I think I meant to make this felted garland last year…but I never got around to it.

(That’s a familiar tune around here this time of year.) Most favorited all-time. Map love. Summer bracelets DIY.