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[2 Sep 2015 | Comments Off on DIY Metallic Crafts for Organization | 1,129 views]
DIY Metallic Crafts for Organization

Metallics are super trendy these days, and our friend Tanner from A Little Craft In Your Day recently shared a couple of organizational projects that involve metallic paint.  These projects – painted wooden bowls and animal bookends – would be great for DIY dorm decor!  Look for the plastic animals at the dollar store, and check yard sales and thrift stores for wooden bowls on the …

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[31 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 1,091 views]
Make a Popsicle Stick Pumpkin

School is starting back up, the air is getting cooler, and bits of color are starting to show in the trees.  That means it’s time to start your fall crafting!  We’ve long been fans of the humble popsicle stick as one of our favorite craft supplies.  Check out how Menucha at Moms and Crafters used popsicle sticks to create this 3D pumpkin decoration.  These would …

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[28 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Stamped Pineapple Shirt | 658 views]
Make a Stamped Pineapple Shirt

Pineapples have been an extremely popular motif lately.  We aren’t really into jumping on bandwagons, but this is one trend we whole-heartedly love!  This fun pineapple tee, which looks like it came off the rack at a fashionable boutique, was actually made by Sam at The Pretty Life Girls using a stamping technique and materials that would have otherwise been garbage.  So not only is it …

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[26 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 1,106 views]
Make Pencil Jewelry

Pencils are a staple back-to-school supply – but they are also equally fabulous as a craft supply!  At Curly Made, Daniela used some pencils to make an assortment of coordinating jewelry, and we think they’re absolutely adorable!  There are lots of options for customizing this project, since pencils come in so many varieties.  (And this is a great excuse to buy some with pretty or …

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[24 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Make DIY Woven Patches | 1,029 views]
Make DIY Woven Patches

Oh shoot – you just discovered a hole in your favorite garment!  Sounds like you need a patch.  Check out this cute DIY patch idea from Gina Michele, who used a basic weaving loom made out of recycled cardboard and some embroidery floss to make this pretty iron-on repair that also makes a funky fashion statement.  Not only is this a great idea for repairs, …

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[21 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Make Rock Faces | 675 views]
Make Rock Faces

Collecting rocks is a fun activity for all ages, but what do you do with those rocks after they’ve been gathered and brought home? Use some of your larger rock finds to make these cute doll faces by Agnes at Hello Wonderful! Use them as cute decorations or as paperweights, or work them into larger projects.

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[19 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 1,534 views]
Make Custom Lego Blocks

If you’ve bought Legos lately, you know they can get a bit pricey – especially for sets that include specialty pieces.  But if you have a vinyl cutting machine, you can whip out your own custom blocks for much less than retail!  Carolina at 30 Minute Crafts created a cut file that gives tiny details to plain Lego blocks, turning everyday pieces into custom bits …

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[14 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Back-to-School Clipboard | 854 views]
Make a Back-to-School Clipboard

Dollar Tree is a great source for plain ol’ school and office supplies, but what if you are looking for supplies with a little more personality?  Well, you can always give those plain supplies a makeover!  Over at I Heart Naptime, Courtney gave some dollar store clipboards a school-themed makeover using vinyl and her Silhouette.  If you don’t have a vinyl cutting machine, you can …

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[13 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 615 views]
Make Back to School Blocks

Summer is winding down.  Back-to-school is already here for some, and just around the corner for others.  Are you ready?  If you need a quick, simple teacher gift, check out these adorable back-to-school blocks by Susan at Organized 31.  She made hers out of some upcycled Jenga blocks that she found at a thrift store, but any small, well-sanded blocks of wood will work!  [how …

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[10 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Make Felt Key Covers | 915 views]
Make Felt Key Covers

If you’ve got a pocket full of keys, you probably know the frustration of grabbing the wrong one.  House key, office key, your friend’s key that they gave you in case they lose their copy, they key for your shed…  Keep all those keys straight with these color-coded covers by Mollie at Wild Olive!  If you felt really ambitious, you could event make this project …