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[16 Jan 2014 | 4 Comments | 12,581 views]
DIY Fashion: 10 Sweet Refashioned Dresses

Could your wardrobe use a little bit of oomph? Check out these DIY fashion ideas to help you refashion some of your old clothes into cute dresses or give an old dress a brand new life.

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[14 Jan 2014 | 3 Comments | 2,225 views]
Tutorial: DIY Wrapped Wire Charms

I’ve been on a bit of a jewelry making kick.  The thing I love about making my own jewelry and accessories is that it’s a fun way to update my wardrobe without buying new clothes.  A new necklace or pin seems to bring new life to an old outfit.

In this post I showed how to use Dimensional Magic and glitter to transform glass pieces.  Now …

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[13 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 1,280 views]
Make Washi Tape Band Aids

Every boo-boo feels better with a band aid, and washi tape just makes everything better in general.  It would stand to reason, then, that washi tape band aids could possibly be a miracle cure for all of life’s minor cuts and abrasions!  Stephanie at Think Crafts! combined the two items, creating pretty band aids DIY-style.  No mater your age, your next scrape or paper cut …

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[10 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 1,534 views]
Four No-Sew Scarf Embellishment Ideas

Dollar store scarves are inexpensive, but maybe a little ho-hum. This week I got my craft on and came up with four ideas for no-sew embellishments, taking these dollar store scarves from boring to bravo! You can see my project over at the very inspiring kids’ craft blog at the Kix Cereal site: [4 no-sew scarf embellishment ideas]
Project Materials:

Dollar store scarf, $1
Dollar store embellishments, $1 …

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[5 Jan 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,382 views]
Make Reversible Ribbon Bracelets

I’ll admit it: I am a ribbon junkie.  And I tend to buy more of it than I actually use – I just can’t walk away when I see a pretty pattern or color at an unbeatable price, so over the years my collection has grown to the point where it is nearing ridiculousness.  This project from Bonnie at Going Home to Roost is a …

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[3 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 1,397 views]
Make an Easy Superhero Cape

When Jessica from Mad in Crafts threw her son a superhero-themed birthday party, she knew that capes would be a fun thing to have on hand for the kids.  So she whipped up a whole stack of them, cleverly using thrifted t-shirts!  They make a great party favor – or just a fun addition to a dress-up collection – and they’re a great way to …

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[2 Jan 2014 | 4 Comments | 7,357 views]
10 Cozy No-Knit Scarves

The holidays may be winding down, but if you live in the northern hemisphere that doesn’t mean the end of chilly days for at least another couple of months. Stay warm and cozy in one of these scarves that don’t require any knitting or crochet skills at all.

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[29 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 3,139 views]
Make Puzzle Piece Necklaces

Remember the classic “best friends” necklaces, with two pendants that fit together to form one piece?  That’s what I think of when I see these puzzle piece necklaces by Cheryl at That’s What Che Said!  This idea is easily customizable, as you can paint and decorate the pieces any way you want, and it’s a great use for old puzzles who have lost some of …

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[6 Dec 2013 | One Comment | 1,487 views]
Make Gem Cluster Hair Pins

Aki at Mined Strawberry is one of our favorite dollar store jewelry designers.  This time she’s whipped up some bling for your locks!  By cleverly making a clear base to hold them in place, she managed to add entire clusters of rhinestones to the ends of bobby pins, resulting in some seriously cute hair accessories.  They would make great stocking stuffers for the fashion-minded ladies …

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[13 Nov 2013 | One Comment | 4,219 views]
Make a Hardware Bracket Necklace

The chevron look is still hot these days, and it’s popping up everywhere, even the hardware store! That’s where Erin from Thanks, I Made It came up with a stack of construction brackets that she turned into a simple, stylish necklace. I love how she used varying colors to give the necklace more visual interest. You could even spray paint the brackets …