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[11 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 2,725 views]
10 Sweater Crafts for Fall

Now that summer is almost over, are you cleaning out your closet? Torn or ill-fitting sweaters may have no place in your wardrobe as-is, but there are lots of fun ways that you can craft with them. Think of those old sweaters as free yarn that you don’t even have to knit or crochet.

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[3 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 561 views]
Make a Faux Wrought Iron Necklace

With the seasons changing, it’s last call for summery garden wares before they are gone off of the shelves for the year.  And you’ll definitely want to try to get your hands on a couple of things once you see this fabulous jewelry tutorial from Michelle at Mich L. in L.A.  With just a few dollars worth of supplies she created this fun and funky faux …

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[28 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 5,990 views]
10 Ways to Make Your Own Wallet

Need a new wallet? I always have a hard time buying new wallets, because I feel like by the time I pay for the wallet, I have no money left to go inside of it. Solve that little problem by making your own!

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[24 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 362 views]
Paint a Polka Dot Shirt

If you’re looking to revamp your wardrobe this season but don’t have the budget to buy a bunch of new stuff, try reworking your existing garments instead!  Hanna from Pearls & Scissors took a plain shirt and, using a wine cork as a stamp, proceeded to give it a polka dotted makeover.  You could use this same technique on anything made out of fabric, including other …

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[9 Aug 2014 | 5 Comments | 570 views]
Tutorial: Soft Shark Flip-Flops

While shopping at Dollar Tree for my Crafty Shark Week projects, I saw these stuffed animal sharks and decided that I really needed to make them into funny flip-flops. I think “flip-flops” is my Shark theme this year (see my flip-flop wreath and my flip-flop shark sculpture!). This is a quick and easy craft that you can make using stuff from the dollar store. Not …

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[28 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 1,028 views]
Make DIY Leather Sandals

Would you believe that these leather sandals started out as ordinary, inexpensive flip flops?  True story!  Caitlin from The Merry Thought transformed them with a little bit of leather, turning them into something far more fashionable.  It’s a great project for using up scrap leather from other projects; if you don’t have leather on hand, check thrift stores and yard sales for old leather garments, …

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[19 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1,556 views]
Make Woven Yarn Bangles

Weaving is hot, hot, hot right now.  We’re not really ones to jump on every passing bandwagon, but if this is what the technique’s latest incarnation looks like, count us in!  Cintia at My Poppet wove simple patterns into these yarn-wrapped bangles, giving them a cozy character that will be great for fall!  This is a fabulous way to use up odds and ends of scrap …

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[17 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | 3,440 views]
10 Refashioned Tank Tops for the Dog Days

Holy summer, y’all! It’s been in the 90s here in Atlanta for pretty much a month straight. Sleeves are just not happening. You would have to be a mad woman to sport sleeves in this weather. Luckily, you don’t have to. Here are 10 DIY ways to get your tank top on.

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[11 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1,244 views]
Make Computer Keyboard Jewelry

Maybe you found an old keyboard at a yard sale or thrift shop.  Maybe you had to replace yours after an oops-I-spilled-my-coffee incident shorted it out.  Whatever the reason you have that extra, unused keyboard laying around, you’ll be glad you have it around to make this geektastic jewelry!  Valentina from le idee della Vale disassembled an old keyboard and turned the keys into charms that …

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[10 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,131 views]
10 Sun Dresses to Keep Your Crafty Cool all Summer

Oh hello, summer! It’s been in the mid-90s here in Atlanta, and weather like that has me wishing that my stash of sun dresses was approximately three times larger than it is. These are the sun dress tutorials I’m eying to deck out my wardrobe for the dog days ahead.