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[8 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Bead-Wrapped Wire Heart Pendant | 781 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!

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[4 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Animal Zipper Pouches | 555 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 …

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[24 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Make Painted Key Necklaces with Nail Polish | 1,200 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

 

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[13 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Frankenstein T-shirt | 611 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 …

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[8 Sep 2015 | One Comment | 1,524 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 …

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[28 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Stamped Pineapple Shirt | 1,020 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 | 1,315 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 | 1,167 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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[24 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make Leather Feather Earrings | 824 views]
Make Leather Feather Earrings

Leather feathers – as fun to say as they are to wear!  We love these chic, dangly earrings from Gina Michele.  It’s a great way to use up scraps of leather left over from other projects; if you don’t happen to have any leather on hand, old leather garments from thrift stores are also a great source of materials for this project.  If you like the …

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[17 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make Rainbow Sprinkle Shoes | 891 views]
Make Rainbow Sprinkle Shoes

Did you know that it’s National Ice Cream Month? In celebration of the occasion, Carrie at Dream Green DIY made shoes that honor her favorite ice cream topping: rainbow sprinkles! All you need is a pair of shoes, some paint, and a small dose of patience to make your own rainbow sprinkle kicks.