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[25 May 2015 | 2 Comments | 968 views]
Make Colorful Tassel Bangles

Can’t find bangle bracelets that properly fit your wrist?  Make your own!  Mark Montano has a clever method that lets you customize your bracelet size so it’ll be just right.  Then give it a punch of color with scraps of bright fabric and some contrasting embroidery floss!  With or without the tassels, these bracelets are a great way for anyone to make a statement. [how to make …

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[17 May 2015 | 2 Comments | 1,769 views]
Make a Map Necklace

Is there a place that is close to your heart?  Perhaps you have fond memories of special times in a certain city, or maybe you need a going away present for someone who is spreading their wings and leaving their hometown.  There are lots of great reasons why you might want to make this beautiful map pendant by Adrianne at Happy Hour Projects!  Similarly, you …

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[30 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 1,211 views]
10 Ways to Update Last Year’s Sunglasses

Spring is my absolute favorite season. Cold and dark weather and I do not get along, and I love that spring is the furthest we’ll get from winter. Bring on the sunshine, and pull out those sunglasses! And give them a crafty makeover while you’re at it.

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[24 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Button Bib Necklace | 732 views]
Tutorial: Button Bib Necklace

Jewelry is a classic Mother’s Day gift option, and handmade jewelry is sure to make mom happy. This bib-style necklace is a great project if you have a stash of buttons on hand; even if you have to go out and buy buttons, it shouldn’t cost you more than a few bucks!

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[22 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Glitter Bee Necklace | 979 views]
Tutorial: Glitter Bee Necklace

Elevate a plastic bee with a sparkly makeover, turning it into a trendy necklace.

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[19 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 944 views]
Make a Bird Nest Necklace

Spring is a time of growth and renewal, and that includes baby birdies!  Celebrate the season with Heather’s stylized bird nest necklace over at Live Craft Love.  She used freshwater pearls for her “eggs”, but you can use any beads you happen to have on hand.

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[15 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Recycled Sunglasses Case | 845 views]
Tutorial: Recycled Sunglasses Case

Recycle a Crystal Light canister into a handy sunglasses case or eyeglasses case – just add cute contact paper. For all of those Crystal Light lovers out there who can’t bear to throw away the empty containers. check out Heather’s fun stop motion how-to video! Or if videos aren’t your thing, keep scrolling for photos and written directions.
Project estimate:

Empty Crystal Light container, on hand
Contact paper, …

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[5 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Make Fabric-Wrapped Poetry Bracelets | 714 views]
Make Fabric-Wrapped Poetry Bracelets

Whether it’s a favorite quote, a few lines of poetry, or a love letter, these fabric-wrapped bracelets are a fun, easy way to make meaningful accessories.  Heather made these over at iLoveToCreate using fabric scraps and dollar store plastic bracelets.  They would make a wonderful group activity or gift.  You could even make a Mother’s Day version as an inexpensive classroom activity!  [how to make …

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[2 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on 10 Cute Ways to Decorate a Plain Tote Bag | 1,492 views]
10 Cute Ways to Decorate a Plain Tote Bag

Do you have a bunch of old tote bags in your stash, like I do? So many events give out free canvas totes right now, and I can’t resist them. Some of them already have awesome art on them, but for plain old totes, they could use an upgrade for spring. Here are some cute ways to embellish a plain tote bag from your stash.

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[1 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Kitty Face Shoes | 408 views]
Tutorial: Kitty Face Shoes

Give your shoes a temporary kitty makeover! Heather used electrical tape to make adorable cat faces on the toes of a pair of plain flats to dress them up. This is a great way to add a little bit of fun to your outfit, while still leaving your favorite flats wearable for other occasions. When you’re done, simply peel off the tape and the shoes go back to their original state.