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25 Handmade Gifts Under $5. 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! 25 Clever Ideas to Make Life Easier. Here are clever ideas to make life easier.

25 Clever Ideas to Make Life Easier

To see the complete list of 25 go here. You can pin the pics directly to Pinterest by hovering your mouse over the pic then clicking the “pin it”! Via:

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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. Your kid’s favorite animal holding that birthday candle minus those red eyes that are oh so typical for plastic creatures, awesome. Supplies - plastic animalsplastic candle holdersdrill with 1/8″ drill bitpliersgold spray paint For the plastic animals, you can use any kind you can find.

Hold the animal with the pliers and drill a hole straight down, being careful not to pop out the other side.

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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! 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. Happy Valentines Day! 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. Uncanny Cork Vases & Containers Tutorial. 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. While they meant a lot to her, none of them seemed a right fit to wear on her finger for the rest of her life. Still, she wanted them to have a presence at her wedding. How to make Glass Tile Magnets. Crafty fun and free tutorial. 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.

Screen Printing your own T shirts with Freezer Paper

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!) For the first step, you'll need to find an image you'd like to use.

With an X acto knife, cut out the part of the image that you want to become the painted a sense, turn it into a stencil. 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.

Recycle Tutorial ? Making Of T-Shirt Yarn

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. I have finished making the drawstring bag as shown above. Paper Garlands from This Neck of the Woods.

Can a tiny string of paper really transform a room?

Paper Garlands from This Neck of the Woods

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. Each garland is handmade and hand glued using high-quality German papers. Visit This Neck of the Woods on etsy and papernstitch to view the entire collection. This entry is filed under bright, celebrate, color, confetti, decor, decoration, fun, garlands, paper, paper garland, party, string, this neck of the woods, thisneckofthewoods.

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.

felted garland « small bird blog

(That’s a familiar tune around here this time of year.) It was not *quite* as quick and easy as I had hoped, but that’s probably due, in part, to my perfectionism rearing it’s ugly head halfway through this thing. That’s not to say that it was difficult, by any means. I used about 1.5 oz. wool roving in several colors, and got about 48 balls out of it. Most favorited all-time. Map love. Summer bracelets DIY. When M. came home from her camp with school, she showed me this yellow bracelet she made with 'scoubidoo' strings.