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[27 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 650 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 | 1,478 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 | 1,567 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 | 1,311 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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[15 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 1,367 views]
Make a Wire Heart Crown

Crowns and tiaras are objects that can me made in endless ways using a myriad of different materials.  This example by Stephanie from Make and Tell requires only a spool of wire and a pair of pliers – and if you have super nimble fingers, even the pliers are optional!  You could also add other embellishments to this design by stringing beads onto the wire as …

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[8 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,388 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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[29 May 2014 | No Comment | 781 views]
10 Awesome Godzilla Crafts

Have you seen the new Godzilla movie yet? It’s on my to-do list for sure. I love cheesy monster movies and an looking forward to seeing the giant lizard’s redux. Got some Godzilla fever of your own? Squelch it with some super fun Godzilla crafts!

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[13 May 2014 | 3 Comments | 1,034 views]
Tutorial: Painted Baby Bib

I can’t tell you how many times my kids have asked me to make a t-shirt at the last minute.  Something with a team name for field day, a gift for a friend, etc.  I actually keep a stash of t-shirts from Dollar Tree in my craft room, and I’ve developed a quick, inexpensive method for neatly putting text on fabric.
For this example, I’ll show …

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[10 May 2014 | No Comment | 472 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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[28 Apr 2014 | One Comment | 1,472 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 …