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Soldering Tools

Soldering Tools<p>Heat up your workbench with a new soldering item or practice kit! Soldering is an essential Maker skill -- when you've got soldering …

DIY a Leather Tablet Case for WAY Less Than You’d Think

If you just lose it over leather tech accessories, we get you: they’re soft, tanned, luxurious-levels of swanky perfection, but are sometimes too serious of a splurge to consider. Especially after you just threw down for a $500 tablet. Not so if you DIY your own case out of leather scraps! Our …

Better Homes & Gardens Home

Grab your camera, head outdoors, and let nature be your muse for these simple and elegant transfer projects. Use your printer and different types of …

Crafting

bleach painted shoes

I love using bleach to dye fabric <i>(bleach discharge is the technical term)</i> to create surfaces filled with pattern. Bleach chemically pulls pigment …

Are Tin Cans the New Mason Jar? 13 Tin Can DIYs

Craft projects can get pricey. But let us tell you something you don’t know. You likely have unsuspecting supplies lying around your own home… specifically, in your garbage. After your next batch of chili, peel the label off that can of beans, and you have yourself some mighty fine crafting …

15 DIY Shirt Hacks That Are Totally Tee-rrific

With how quickly styles change, it’s not all that enticing to spend $100 on a new top. If you are nodding your head in agreement, we have just the thing for you. Grab some boozy donuts and a cup of hot cocoa and prepare to be dazzled with these 15 T-shirt hacks that are totally T-errific.<p>1. …

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>1130<p>11.4k

25 DIY Ways Of Using Rope For A Vintage Look

Rope is such a simple and apparently rough item, yet it can help create some really interesting looks if used creatively. In this article we’re going …

Vintage

Totes for All: 26 Stylish Tote Bags to DIY

A girl can never have too many bags, right? When you’re rushing out the door juggling handfuls of tiny things, it’s nice to have a cute bag to grab! The tote is the perfect go-to bag because it can travel with you to the grocery store or beach and is still stylish enough to run errands. Plain totes …

Do It Yourself: Make Your Own Light Tent On The Cheap

Light tents are super useful tools to keep around the studio (or house). They're great for all kinds of photos ranging from product photography to …

Fun Weekend Project: How to Make a DIY Pop-Up Print

If you’re looking to make a DIY gift or keepsake, the folks at <i>Photojojo</i> have come up with a great project for you. It’s a clever pop-up photo print …

DIY Money Soap

Tired of debating over whether to give your children money or soap for Christmas? Well, now you can give them both with this ingenious tutorial by Instructables user kellechu that shows you how to make soap with money incased within it!<p>I love making soap, especially soap with little toys embedded …

Tutorial: Leaf Ornaments

Amber of Starless Clay makes fabulous polymer clay filigree – which you can see in her Etsy shop – but she also occasionally writes and shares …

Tutorial: Layered Cascading Tutu

Tutorial: Layered Cascading Tutu<p>Kathryn from Craft Me Happy shares a tutorial for her Layered Cascading Tutu. The colors and the textures and the …

Tutorial: Tulip dress

Nicole from The Felted Fox shares a tutorial for making this gorgeous tulip dress. Made from a lightweight knit fabric, it has a drapey boxy bodice, …

How-To: Magazine Page Wall Art

Transform colorful old magazines into pieces of modern home decor with this upcycled magazine page wall art tutorial from Kelly Bryden at Brit + Co.<p>Give it a try this weekend! Click here to see the full how-to.