Home » Archive

Articles in the Fashion Category

$5 and Under, Fashion, Gifts to Make, Headline »

[23 Apr 2016 | No Comment | 541 views]
Make a Mini Leather Book Necklace

Bibliophiles, check out this adorable leather-bound book pendant necklace I designed! It is super easy to make, so make one for yourself, and all of your book-loving friends! I have posted the instructions over at eBay: [how to make a leather book necklace]

cheap crafts, Fashion, Headline, Kids »

[21 Apr 2016 | No Comment | 408 views]
16 Ways to Save Kids’ Worn Out Clothes

Face it, kids are hard on clothes. Some clothes get stained, or ripped way before they are totally worn out. Here are 16 ideas for saving kids clothes that I have personally done myself — I can stand behind these ideas! Check out my full article at eBay: [how to save worn out kids clothes]

$10 and Beyond, Fashion, Headline »

[18 Apr 2016 | No Comment | 369 views]
Make an Alarm Clock Purse

Do you love the retro look? So does Morena at Morena’s Corner, who came up with this clever way to repurpose an old alarm clock! Using a clock from Goodwill and an unfinished wooden box, she created this absolutely adorable purse. If you make this for yourself you might even want to grab several clocks because as soon as your friends see it, they are …

$5 and Under, Fashion, Headline, Tutorials »

[7 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Statement Stone Necklace | 863 views]
Make a Statement Stone Necklace

Take a few pretty focal pendants made of stone, and turn them into a pretty statement necklace. This Statement Stone Necklace takes less than an hour to make, and uses three pretty focal pendants that cost just $1 — for all THREE (from my sponsor, Fire Mountain Gems — affiliate links included in this post). I braided three chains to make a sturdy chain for …

$5 and Under, Fashion, Headline, Wearable Crafts »

[31 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Sea Glass Necklace | 1,100 views]
Make a Sea Glass Necklace

Beachcombing is such a fun summer activity, but what do you do with all the treasures you pick up on the beach? Turn your sea glass into a simple and pretty necklace. And psst– if you can’t find any sea glass, you can buy a bag of pre-made sea glass at the dollar store! I shared instructions for how to make the necklace over at …

$1 and Free, Accessories, Fashion, Headline, Wearable Crafts »

[8 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Bead-Wrapped Wire Heart Pendant | 1,188 views]
Make a Bead-Wrapped Wire Heart Pendant

Want to up your jewelry-making game? This bead-wrapped wire heart pendant from Lisa Yang is a great project for those who have a little experience working with wire and want to learn a fun new technique. Once you master the beading technique, you can use this to give a fancy edge to all kinds of crafty projects!

$1 and Free, Accessories, Fashion, Headline »

[4 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Animal Zipper Pouches | 882 views]
Make Animal Zipper Pouches

If one of your resolutions this year was to use up the stuff in your craft stash, here is a great project for busting that fabric stash! Over at The Fashion Dummy, you will find instructions for making easy and adorable animal zipper pouches. It’s quickest to make these with a sewing machine, but if you don’t have one, it’s a small enough project that …

$1 and Free, Accessories, cheap crafts, Fashion, Headline, Kids »

[24 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Make Painted Key Necklaces with Nail Polish | 1,314 views]
Make Painted Key Necklaces with Nail Polish

Make fun key necklaces with old keys (or key charms), using nail polish that you already have on hand to create an enamel look. Add a chain or a ribbon to hang the keys from, and you have a quick and easy jewelry project. Find out how to make them at Live.Craft.Love: [diy key necklace]
Project Materials:

Old keys or key charms
Nail polish
Ribbon or a necklace chain


$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Fashion, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Kids »

[13 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Frankenstein T-shirt | 630 views]
Make a Frankenstein T-shirt

With Halloween right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to make this fun Frankenstein t-shirt! Amanda at Crafts by Amanda created the face by tracing circular objects and using a ruler to draw straight lines. No fancy-schmancy artistic skills needed! And once Halloween is over, it’s adorable for year-round wear too. [how to make a Frankenstein t-shirt]
Project estimate:

Green t-shirt, on hand or $1 and up
Fabric …

$5 and Under, Accessories, cheap crafts, Fashion, Headline, High Concept »

[8 Sep 2015 | One Comment | 1,655 views]
Make a Throw Pillow Tote Bag

So, you are wandering around a yard sale or thrift store, or past a clearance shelf at a box store, and you see a beautiful throw pillow.  And it’s CHEAP.  Cheaper than what you’d pay for that beautiful fabric it’s made of if you were to head to the craft store to buy it.  But it doesn’t really match your decor.  Or maybe you just …