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[12 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 1,152 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 | 1,028 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 | 845 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 | 1,679 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 | 990 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 | 638 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 | 696 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 | 934 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 | 1,014 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 …

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[4 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 499 views]
Make Wine Cork Photo Holders

If you are a wine drinker and a crafter, chances are you have a stash of corks.  Looking for a cute way to use up a few of them?  They make adorable photo holders!  Enid at A Charming Project whipped these up out of a few common supplies.  They would look fabulous on your desk or mixed in with traditional framed photos in a display …

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[3 Jul 2014 | 3 Comments | 1,576 views]
10 Ways to Jazz Up Your Sunglasses

Hayyy, summer! Are you getting a little bit tired of wearing the same pair of sunglasses every day? Check out these ways to dress up your plain sunglasses to turn them into something cute and new-to-you.