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[25 May 2015 | One Comment | 65 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 | No Comment | 727 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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[6 May 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Painted Dandelion T-shirt | 526 views]
Tutorial: Painted Dandelion T-shirt

There are a zillion ways you can dress up the humble t-shirt. One of our favorites is this super easy method of making dandelions – no special artistic skills required!

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[30 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 1,042 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 | 626 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 | 809 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 | 780 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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[13 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Knotted T-shirt Tutorial | 435 views]
Knotted T-shirt Tutorial

Today I’m going to show you another really cool t-shirt cutting technique that looks complicated but is actually really simple to do! Once you get the hang of it you’ll be able to use it in different ways to alter your t-shirts.

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[6 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 673 views]
Make Mommy-and-Me DIY Aprons

Do you have a little helper who loves to be in the kitchen?  Then this is the DIY for you!  Over at the Little House on the Prairie blog, Heather shares how to turn a few dollar store items into a matching set of mommy-and-me aprons.  Based on a passage from the book “By the Shores of Silver Lake”, this idea will get you on the …

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[5 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Make Fabric-Wrapped Poetry Bracelets | 537 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 …