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[13 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1,243 views]
Make Hamburger Balloons

Try this clever idea for your next barbecue!  Kelly from Studio DIY took plain, yellow mylar balloons and, with the help of a little tissue paper, turned them into floating hamburgers!  They would make a great, whimsical addition to a birthday party, a family reunion, or any other gathering where you plan to break out the grill.  Or make them as a silly gift for …

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[12 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 1,160 views]
Make a Miniature Leg Lamp

As someone who is obsessed with miniatures, I squealed a little bit when I first saw this tiny version of the classic leg lamp (as seen in “A Christmas Story”), which was created by Instructables user seamster.  Already amazed at the scale – it’s made from a Barbie leg – I then realized something else completely amazing – this one is even a working lamp! …

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[11 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1,032 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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[11 Jul 2014 | 3 Comments | 874 views]
World’s Cutest Locker with LLZ by LockerLookz

When I was in middle school, polka dots and leggings were in, along with neon colors. Yep, you guessed it, I was a kid at the end of the 80s, beginning of the 90s! Some of the things I thought were cool back then are cool again now.  One thing that I only WISH I had back then was this cool locker decorating system, LLZ …

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[10 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,717 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.

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[9 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 996 views]
Make Donut Necklaces

I tend to geek out over pretty much anything that is in miniature, and I’m somewhat of a donut addict, so when I saw these clever donut necklaces from Miranda at iLoveToCreate, I may have squealed a little in my excitement.  They are just too cute!  It’s also a very clever way to use puffy paints, with the dimension it adds giving the illusion of …

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[8 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 641 views]
Designer Inspired DIY Burlap Wall Art

Burlap is still hot in home decor, and it’s such a versatile medium to craft with!  I saw these adorable customized monogram prints at Pottery Barn Kids, and decided to make my own version.  I recycled an old art frame and repurposed a burlap bag to create an inexpensive version of a high end product.  Here’s how:

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[7 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 699 views]
Make Paper Plate Dinosaurs

Do you know a little dinosaur lover?  They will love this fun art project from Kate at The Craft Train!  She has a great set of free printables available to turn a pile of paper plates into a herd of dinos.  These are decorated using glitter, but if you don’t have any of that around (or don’t want to deal with the sparkly mess that …

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[6 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 937 views]
Make Paper Cup Push Pop Cakes

Push pops are hot, hot, hot on the party planning scene.  But with the plastic containers costing about $1 each, making them for a large number of guests could break your party budget.  Luckily, Sibylle from Funkytime has a cheaper alternative: making push pop cakes using paper cups!  Since paper cups come in a vast array of colors and prints, you can easily customize this …

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[5 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1,024 views]
Make Puffy Paint Printed Fabric

I have to admit, I haven’t personally used puffy paints since about 1994.  They’ve never been my favorite, but after seeing this tutorial from Alisa Burke, I am starting to think that I need to give them another try!  Using her technique, you can turn a piece of plain fabric into a custom print with any patterns and colors you want.  I might try this process …