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[2 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 1,657 views]
Tutorial: Make a DIY Summer Clutch

Using an unlikely dollar-store item, you can make an easy summer clutch inspired by high-end fashion.  Holes are hot right now. This year, sporty summer fashion is including a lot of eyelet, perforated fabric, leather and mesh. You can try out this trend for less than $3.

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[30 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,140 views]
Make Embroidery Floss Embellished Sandals

So, you have a pair of strappy sandals.  They’re cute, but kind of plain.  How do you give them a little more personality?  Allison from Mom Spark had a great idea – embellishing them with embroidery floss!  The effect is reminiscent of a friendship bracelet, and you can customize the color combination to make your sandals match anything in your wardrobe!  And if you tire …

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[27 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 655 views]
Make Patriotic Straw and Bead Jewelry

Whether you’re looking for an activity to entertain the kids at this years 4th of July BBQ or you just need a quick craft to fill a summer afternoon, this easy patriotic jewelry by Chelsey at Buggy and Buddy is a great project!  The resulting pieces are fashionable enough that tweens will actually wear them, and easy enough that even little finger can help.  Her post also …

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[22 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 1,506 views]
Make an Eraser-Stamped Shirt

With the 4th of July right around the corner, there is no better time to start DIYing for the holiday than now.  This adorable shirt from Jessica at Cutesy Crafts was made with a genius technique – stamping around a masked area with a pencil eraser!  The effect is sort of fireworks-y, making it perfect for the occasion; you could also change the shape and …

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[16 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,328 views]
Make Crocheted Rings

Oh, yarn scraps.  If you’re a knitter or crocheter, you probably have a ton of them.  What do you do with all of those bits that are too short for most projects but too long to just throw away?  Heidi from Hands Occupied came up with this easy crochet tutorial, turning bis of pretty yarn into adorable rings!  It’s a great beginner crochet project, as …

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[9 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 673 views]
Summer Nail Art: Watermelon Manicure

I love nail art.  But – and this is a really big but – I am generally not patient, coordinated, and artistic enough to pull off a nail art manicure on my own.  I recently saw a really cute video tutorial for watermelon nails and, while fairly basic compared to many other nail art tutorials I’ve seen, it still felt like it was a little …

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[8 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,391 views]
Make a No Sew American Flag Shirt

Dress for the 4th of July in DIY style with this easy waving flag shirt – no sewing required! With a clever use of materials, Ginger from Gingerly Made used ric rac to simulate the waving motion of a flag in the breeze. This motif isn’t limited to shirts either – add a waving flag to a tote bag, whip one up on …

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[10 May 2014 | No Comment | 473 views]
Make Wood and Copper Necklaces

Sometimes the simplest materials can make a huge impact!  Take, for example, these necklaces by Mandy over at See Kate Sew.  Combining unfinished wooden beads with copper tubing from the plumbing department, the unrefined materials give a surprisingly sophisticated result.  Be sure to check out all of her variations on this design as well – there are lots of ways to string the beads and …

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[2 May 2014 | 9 Comments | 4,970 views]
Tutorial: Floral Statement Necklace

Celebrate spring with an easy and inexpensive floral statement necklace inspired by one from Kate Spade that is no longer available.

This necklace can be made quickly made from silk flowers, fingernail polish and ribbon.

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[28 Apr 2014 | One Comment | 1,496 views]
Make Button Earrings

Buttons are one of those craft supplies that nearly every crafter has somewhere in their stash, so we are always looking for cute, innovative ways to use them.  That’s why we love these button earrings from Marsha at Peanut & Olive, made using only two supplies: buttons and wire!  It’s a great way to display fancy vintage buttons or other special buttons you’ve been saving …