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101 Handmade Gifts for Men {DIY} I’ve gathered some creative tutorials, free printables and just plain fabulous ideas to help create awesome handmade gifts for the men in your life.

101 Handmade Gifts for Men {DIY}

They can be so hard to shop for and this list will give you enough ideas to cover every birthday, Father’s Day and Christmas for the next few years! You’ll find a few things for the guys that like to grill, their office and even the garage. Don’t miss the beautiful leather journal that’s so easy to make and looks like a million bucks! Handmade gifts rule…Target drools! I’m sure you can create something that will make them feel extra special. If you love creative links, please subscribe to Everything Etsy! Thanks so much for all your tweets, stumbles, Facebook likes and pins on my Handmade Gift Tutorials, Summer Sewing Tutorials and Free Printables posts…you are the coolest crafty friends!

Handmade gifts make people smile extra big, don’t you think? ~Kim. 101 Handmade Baby Gift Tutorials. Creating handmade gifts for babies is the sweetest way to welcome those new little ones into the world!

101 Handmade Baby Gift Tutorials

Many baby gifts are small and simple so you don’t need a ton of time to make the cutest little hats, blankets and bibs! You’ll find the perfect gift for your next baby shower on this list…trust me! I’ve gathered some beautiful gift ideas for newborns and toddlers. These are seriously cute, cute, cute! Don’t you love little dresses and overalls? Find a comfy chair and get ready for simply sweet ideas and cuteness overload! You can make all of your gifts for years from this list! If you love creative links, please subscribe to Everything Etsy! Thanks so much for all your tweets, stumbles, Facebook likes and pins on my Handmade Gift Tutorials, Summer Sewing Tutorials and Free Printables {includes prints for nurseries} posts…you are the coolest crafty friends! Handmade gifts make people feel special, don’t you think? ~Kim Hooked on Tutorials? 25 clever ideas to make life easier - StumbleUpon.

Via: amy-newnostalgia.blogspot.com Why didn’t I think of that?!

25 clever ideas to make life easier - StumbleUpon

We guarantee you’ll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems … some you never knew you had! (Above: hull strawberries easily using a straw). Via: apartmenttherapy.com Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your furniture will disguise dings and scrapes. Via: unplggd.com Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV or computer screen with WD40 (also works on walls). Via: athomewithrealfood.blogspot.com Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch box by securing with a rubber band. Via: marthastewart.com Overhaul your linen cupboard – store bedlinen sets inside one of their own pillowcases and there will be no more hunting through piles for a match. Via: realsimple.com Pump up the volume by placing your iPhone / iPod in a bowl – the concave shape amplifies the music.

Via: savvyhousekeeping.com Re-use a wet-wipes container to store plastic bags. Via: iheartnaptime.net. 101 Handmade Easter Craft Ideas. These simple handmade Easter tutorials and free printables will make any crafty person’s heart sing with joy!

101 Handmade Easter Craft Ideas

You don’t need special skills or a bunch of time because these can all be done super fast! Simple and cute…that works for me! You won’t believe how easy your Spring decorating can be with these simple tutorials and creative ideas! There’s a little something for your friends, children, and home on this list and if I started talking about each one this would be a book, not a blog post. So here you go! Is your project list a page long now?? I’m sure you found a few ideas to help you make your home beautiful and your friends think you’re the craftiest girl they know! If you love creative links, please subscribe to Everything Etsy! Thanks so much for all your tweets, stumbles, Facebook likes and pins on my previous holiday posts!

Hooked on Tutorials?? Handmade Easter gifts make people feel special, don’t you think? ~Kim. 101 Green Handmade Gift Tutorials. These crafty green gift tutorials are going to make you recycle, reuse, upcycle or repurpose like never before…you’ll see.

101 Green Handmade Gift Tutorials

Whatever you want to call it, going green is the way to go! There’s a little something for everyone and I know you are going to find the perfect gift for your neighbor, brother, mother, sister…you get my drift…there are 101 tutorials here, people!!!! They’re not just ideas and pretty photos, but these links will lead you on the path to creating fabulous green gifts that are simple and require minimal supplies. You might need to grab a few extra recycling bins, but it’s worth it! If you’re looking for Green Home Decor Tutorials, don’t miss the end of the post!

Why spend a ton on gifts when you can go green??? If you love creative links, please subscribe to Everything Etsy! Thanks so much for all your tweets, stumbles, Facebook likes and pins on my 101 Simple Handmade Gift Tutorials and Free Printables posts…you are the coolest crafty friends! ~Kim Hooked on Tutorials? Tutorials.

Most Popular Repurposing Tricks of 2011. The best trick of all is repairing broken stuff.

Most Popular Repurposing Tricks of 2011

You would be amazed that in this throw away age so many things can be repaired easily. Invest your money in quality tools, and you will find the tool pays for itself in the first few repairs you make with it. There are wonderful adhesives and tapes that people aren't aware of that work wonders. Take an hour and go to a home hardware store and really browse around to discover some of these wonders of the modern world. You can also look online at some great catalogs that sell woodworking supplies, and find a great assortment of fine tools that you can use to repair almost anything. Making a Cardboard Christmas Tree. Interested in an eco-friendly alternative to a Christmas tree?

Making a Cardboard Christmas Tree

Want to expand your recycling efforts? How about making a cardboard Christmas tree? Not only will you have a unique tree, but the making of it will be a fun activity for the whole family. This is a guide about making a cardboard Christmas tree. Solutions Read and rate the best solutions below by giving them a "thumbs up". Craft Project: Recycled Cardboard Christmas Tree Last year I made this Christmas tree by recycling used corrugated cardboard. Approximate Time: 4-8hrs Supplies: Cardboard Lights Acrylic paints Cutting tools Drill Hot melt glue White glue Support post Paint brushes Instructions: Cut tree sections from cardboard. Paint tree as shown. Make globes and candy canes out of cardboard. Turn on lights and enjoy! Editor's Note: Remember to turn the lights off at night or have them on a timer. Craft Project: Cardboard Christmas Tree Our 2009 Christmas tree. Approximate Time: 2 hours Enjoy! By Becca from Clarksville, TN.

Doodle Easter Eggs {Easter Eggs. 50 Handy Tricks. Tom and Millie MacKenzie, my Kenyan hosts on Lamu Island would arrange individual bananas on their kitchen shelves.

50 Handy Tricks

I asked why and they said it was to prevent them from ripening so fast. Apparently they emit ethylene gas which signals the other bananas to ripen. When they're separated they get less exposure. If instead you want to make them ripen more quickly, put them in a plastic bag together, or with a banana that's already ripe. Random Tutorial Generator. 101 Green Handmade Gift Tutorials. 25 clever ideas to make life easier - StumbleUpon. 101 Handmade Easter Craft Ideas. 101 Handmade Easter Craft Ideas. Top 100 Tutorials of 2010.

Home PomPom Pillow from Living with Punks.

This site looks cool, have you tried any of these out? :) – em..

Dip-Dye Lamp and Pillow from Design Sponge.

Top 100 Tutorials of 2010

Simple Pillowcases from Made. Lazy Daisy Pillowcases from The Long Thread. Felt Flower Pillows from The Purl Bee. For Kids & Baby Skirt with Built-In Shorts from The Long Thread. Softies/Toys Recycled Glove Chipmunk from Miyako Kanamori for Etsy’s How-Tuesday. Bags and Accessories Blossom Handbag from Amy Butler for Sew, Mama, Sew! Holidays Japanese-inspired Valentine’s Day Cards from Danielle Thompson. *pictured above. DIY Fork Ring. S Top 50 Mom Craft Blogs of 2012: did your fave make the cut? We've updated the list: To view 2013's Top 50 Mom Craft Blogs, click here!

s Top 50 Mom Craft Blogs of 2012: did your fave make the cut?

Who isn't something of a DIY enthusiast these days? Whether your interest (and aptitude) is more Martha Stewart (the queen of "from scratch") or Sandra Lee (the princess of "semi-homemade"), Babble's 2012 list of the 50 best mom craft blogs has something for everyone. DIY doesn't just give you inner satisfaction; it can save you money on everything from your children's wardrobes to baby shower gifts, all while making them that much more special.

Plus, you don't have to be Mary Poppins to realize that DIY can take a rainy day on a weekend or during a school vacation from drab to fab. This is Babble's second annual compilation of the craftiest blogs on the block. I Could Do That. A time-ticking countdown of 1000 awesome things by Neil Pasricha. 101 Green Home Decor Tutorials - remodelingtherapy.com. Pin It Having a beautiful home doesn’t need to leave your bank account in the red…GO GREEN! These fabulous and frugal green home decor tutorials are the best way to decorate while being eco-friendly! There’s a little something here for any style home. Don’t throw away that old suitcase, those wine corks or extra paint sticks…create something beautiful! You can decorate your whole home with recycled materials!

If you love creative ideas for you home, please subscribe to Remodeling Therapy. Here’s a little something to help with giving more green gifts… Check out this great list of Green Handmade Gift Tutorials before you head out on your next shopping trip. Feel free to share this with all of your friends…the world needs more green!!! Care to share a green idea??? ~Kim.