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[19 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 977 views]
Make Woven Yarn Bangles

Weaving is hot, hot, hot right now.  We’re not really ones to jump on every passing bandwagon, but if this is what the technique’s latest incarnation looks like, count us in!  Cintia at My Poppet wove simple patterns into these yarn-wrapped bangles, giving them a cozy character that will be great for fall!  This is a fabulous way to use up odds and ends of scrap …

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[11 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1,038 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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[10 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,742 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 | 1,003 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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[1 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 1,631 views]
Make Jewelry From Hardware:  Part 3

I hope you’ve enjoyed my series on how to make jewelry from a single $1 box of hardware.  Once I started playing with the hardware pieces, it was really fun to come up with different ways to transform them into jewelry.   I hope I’ve inspired you to look at items in a different way and to find beauty in unexpected places!  That’s one of …

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[30 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,028 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 | 604 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 | 1,359 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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[17 Jun 2014 | 4 Comments | 1,421 views]
Make Jewelry from Hardware:  Part 1

I’ve noticed a lot of great looking jewelry being made with hardware.  I like the rugged, steampunk look of this unconventional jewelry, and wanted to give it a try.  I found several interesting building kits in the toy section at Dollar Tree, and they were full of interesting hardware.  I bought one of the kits (to build a dog?) and started playing with the pieces.

So …

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[16 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,264 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 …