Lorri Warren

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How-To: DIY Wooden Clothes Hamper

Turn wooden pallets or scrap wood into simple, charmingly rustic laundry storage with this two-part DIY wooden clothes hamper tutorial from Ronja Lotte at Nur noch…<p>Part 1 will walk you through the building process for the stand, then, in part 2, you’ll sew the hamper.<p>It’s a perfect weekend …

How-To: Turn Paperclips into Mini Hangers for Dolls or Displays

Turn plain paperclips into adorable mini hangers that are perfect for doll clothes or craft fair displays with this easy-to-follow tutorial from Agus Yornet.<p>I can think of so many great ways to use these in displays, decorations, and in the playroom! What will you do with yours?

How-To: Dye Yarn in Your Slow Cooker

Turn your crockpot into your own personal fiber dyeing factory with this fun tutorial for dyeing yarn in your slow cooker from Carissa at Creative Green Living.<p>Carissa’s method is a great way to customize yarn that’s at least 50% animal fiber (wool, alpaca, etc.), and it will definitely give this …

DIY aluminum vase and utensil holder | Sugar & Cloth

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DIY Simple 3D Gift Card

casita para pajaros

Me encantan estas casitas para pajaros colgadas en cualquier pared, me parecen muy divertidas.<p>Os dejo un patron básico, a partir de ahí ya podéis …

Make a Paper Dahlia for Fall

It is time for another paper flower! Dahlia’s are one of my all-time favorites, partly because my name is included in the letters of this luscious …

Woven Map Basket

Weave your vacation road maps into an attractive souvenir.<p>Think of basketry as three-dimensional weaving. If you ever wove paper as a child, that’s the basis for this plaited basket. You begin by weaving a flat base, and then upturn the strips (called stakes or weavers) to make the sides, in what …

Freebie | Christmas Paper Reindeer Ornaments

I love these paper reindeer from Easy Paper Crafts. You can make your own with a free download! Get either a PDF printable or cutting machine file, …

How to Make Paper Bowls

With scraps of paper and wallpaper paste you can make the most amazing paper bowls. Tutorial in English and Swedish.<p>1131<p>11.5k

Speckled Painted Paper Fans

No need to break a sweat: This stylish DIY fan can be made in just minutes.

Beautifully Crafted Insects Made Out of Recycled Paper

Beautiful paper art can take on many forms, including incredible 3D drawings, stretchable stone-like busts, and elaborate hand-cut illustrations. Recently, Belgium-based ad agency Soon used paper as the medium for yet another unexpected product–playful little insects. Each sculpture was handcrafted …

How-To: Make Feathers with Raised Fishbone Embroidery Stitch

Stitch up your own lovely feather patterns—or any other shapes that need some textured filling—with this raised fishbone embroidery stitch tutorial from Sarah’s Hand Embroidery Tutorials!

How-To: DIY Paper Gift Bows

Make your own cool custom gift toppers with your favorite decorative wrapping paper and this easy-to-follow DIY paper gift bow tutorial that Allison from Dream a Little Bigger shared on Mom Spark!<p>Ready to give it a try? Click here to see how it’s done.

DIY Slouchy Backpack

Need a casual bag for a casual outing? Why not put together your own slouchy backpack with this handy tutorial from Donatella of inspiration & realisation?<p>Linen and cotten fabric with some cotton rope, grommets, and glue are all you need for some impressive results from this relatively quick and …

How-To: DIY Pencil Clutch

After she made this amazing ruler clutch a couple of years ago, I really didn’t think I could adore my pal Heidi from Hands Occupied more. Well, today I stand corrected, because her new DIY pencil clutch tutorial has just blown my nerdy little mind.<p>Heidi is a crafty librarian who’s definitely got …

DIY Custom Cat Face Photo Purse

Show the world how great your own little, furry, weirdo is by walking around with a picture of their face on a bag with this inspired tutorial by Instructables member push_reset.<p>This bag rules them all, everyone enjoys it and always ask where I got it, it’s even been named, christened as “Kitty …

How-To: Block Zip Pouch

Sew your own elegantly simple and infinitely useful block zip pouch with this wonderful tutorial from Minki’s Work Table!

How-To: Bohemian Braided Bracelet

I am loving these simple layered bead bracelets by Live In Art. Take a look to see what you already have in your bead collection, and you may be inspired to jump right into this quick and easy project. All you need is some waxed linen cord and some seed beads to get started.<p>Check out the full …

How-To: Matchbox Suitcases

These tiny suitcases are for the super-ultralight traveler! I spotted this adorable little paper craft over on Craftster. I’m loving all the little sticker details and the potential for personalizing your own. This would make a sweet little gift box, or perhaps the perfect package to store your …

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How-To: Vintage-Inspired Cross-Stitch Purse

Create your own lovely vintage-inspired cross-stitch purse with this tutorial and cross-stitch pattern template from Muhaiminah Faiz on Instructables!<p>Click here to see how it’s done.

How-To: Fabric Storage Bins with Handles

Organize closets, craft rooms, and play areas with this tutorial for making your own simple and handy fabric storage bins with handles from Minki’s Work Table.<p>I’m loving the contrast fabric and bold top-stitching around the edge.<p>Whip up a few for your home! Click here to see the full how-to.

Thread Replaces Paint in the Abstract Work of Nike Schroeder

In embroidery, thread can be used to depict images, just like ink or paint can be used in drawing and painting. Artist Nike Schroeder uses thread to create abstract works that are reminiscent of paint spread across the surface of a canvas.<p>In a recent interview with TextileArtist.org, Schroeder …

How-To: DIY Anthropologie-Inspired Mugs

Make a set of charming DIY Anthropologie-inspired tea cups or mugs with this fun ceramic painting tutorial from Morena’s Corner!


How-To: Heat Transfer Vinyl Mug

I am very excited to try this method of putting a design on a mug. I’ve used heat transfer material before to make custom t-shirts and onsies for friends and friends with babies, but never thought to use it for a non-fabric application.<p>This project is really simple to do if you have a Silhouette or …

How-To: DIY Keychain Chapstick Holder

Tired of digging through your purse/tote/laptop bag, searching for that elusive tube of chapstick? Keep it within easy reach whenever you need it with this handy DIY keychain chapstick holder tutorial that Amber from Crazy Little Projects shared on Today’s Creative Blog!

Peter Cole’s Vintage Key Hooks and Necklaces

Having trouble keeping track of your keys? Maybe you need one of these wall hooks made from keys by artist and World Maker Faire Alum Peter Cole on which to hang them. Cole was back at World Maker Faire this year, but instead of showing off his curious sculptures, he’s exhibiting a different series …

Flashback: From Plain Used Belt to Fashion Statement

<b>By Rena Tang</b><p>While cleaning out our closet to find items suitable for donation, my husband found a huge pile of old clothes that no longer fit us. Experts say that after the age of twenty, the average person gains a pound a year. By the foreboding stack of clothing that he managed to collect, I knew …

Craft Skills: Glass Etching Basics

With tons of new glass-specific paints, stencils, and tools showing up in craft stores—and with holiday gift-giving season right around the corner—now is a great time to brush up on your glass crafting skills! Try your hand at glass etching with this fantastic beginner-friendly tutorial from Kim at …