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5 Ways Apple Can Make Sure The 'iWatch' Is A Success

One year ago, most were expecting Apple to unveil an "iWatch" in September 2013. That didn't happen, of course. Instead, it looks like Apple's …

How-To: LEGO Key and Cable Holder with Sugru Rubber

The folks over at the blog for a self-setting rubber product called sugru have been busy finding new and ingenious ways to use sugru, like this clever LEGO cable and key holder.<p>[via Laughing Squid]

Embroidered Art Dolls From Recycled Materials

Tumblr user jthatcherarts created these incredible art dolls that are completely covered with colorful embroidery from found thread and dolls.<p>[via Pardalote]

Crafty Garden: Button Stepping Stones

Bring fun crafty style from the studio to the garden with this new video tutorial for making your own awesome cement button stepping stones from my pal Mark Montano!<p>How cool are these?! If I had a backyard, this project would definitely be at the top of my summer to-do list! (Alas, I’m in Brooklyn, …

How-To: Paintbrush and Glass Holder

I adore practical, pretty organizers, and this brilliant paintbrush and glass holder from Lowe’s Creative Ideas makes me very, very happy!<p>I don’t know about you, but I definitely need one of these in my own craft studio!<p>Want to make it? Click here to see how it’s done.

Design

Summer Wardrobe: Two-Piece Knit Wrap Nursing Dress

I’m not expecting, but I’ve got tons of ladies in my family and circle of friends who are. So, if you’re a mom or mom-to-be who’s planning to breastfeed—or if you’re looking for a great handmade gift idea for someone else who is—you’ll definitely want to check out this two-piece knit wrap nursing …

Eleni Kontos’ Ceramic Electronics Sculptures

I love artist Eleni Kontos’ cunningly sardonic take on our relationship with electronic devices in this clever series of ceramic sculptures.<p>You can see more of Kontos’ work in a recent project for Maker’s Circle called <i>Some New Friends</i>.

Sculpture

Scrapbook Inspiration: Watercolour Paint and Doodles

This craft project combines two of my favorite things, watercolor paint and black felt tip markers.<p>I love to doodle when I’m gabbing on the phone, or am enjoying a bit of downtime hanging out in the office. I find it very satisfying to watch watercolor paint dry on the paper. It’s dead easy to …

Decor Inspiration: Woven Wood Headboard

DIY headboards have been big in the world of crafting for a long, long time, but I think this woven wood headboard from Crystal at Little Bit Funky is one of the most charming examples that I’ve seen yet.<p>I love the faux-weathered paint job—it adds depth and shadows that really separate the woven …

Pharmaceutical Products Encrusted With Crystals

Artist Judith G. Klausner, of <i>Oreo Cameo</i> and <i>Cereal Sampler</i> fame, has a spectacular new series of work that addresses our relationship with the things that we ingest called <i>Coming Out of the Medicine Cabinet</i>.<p>Rather than discretely keeping the pharmaceutical products the we’re often ashamed to admit …

Sewing Tip: 3 Neckline and Armhole Binding Techniques

Finish those summery tops with maximum style and minimum drama with these three handy neckline and armhole binding techniques from Sarah at Pattern Runway!

How-To: Office Hammock Chair

Quit messing around with rolling, swiveling, office chairs and start doing some serious hanging out at work in this clever Office Hammock Chair from Instructables creative content creator amalkhan.

How-To: American Flag Garland

Get ready for the Fourth of July with this fun and festive American flag garland tutorial that Trisha Zemp shared on The House That Lars Built!<p>Ready to start crafting? Click here to see how it’s done.

How-To: Make a Patterned Floor with Linoleum Tile

Create custom patterned flooring—no grout or tile-laying experience required—with this inspiring tutorial for making a patterned floor with linoleum tile that Josh Rhodes shared on A Beautiful Mess!<p>I’ve always thought of linoleum as the ugly, fading flooring in my grandma’s bathroom, but that …

Sewing Tip: Rolled Hem Foot Basics

I love to discover better ways to use a tool that I already have, and this rolled hem foot basics post from Heather at The Sewing Loft was definitely eye-opening. I’ve never pressed a fold along the edge of my fabric before feeding it into the foot when I’ve used my rolled hem foot (also known as …

CRAFT Flickr Pool Weekly Roundup

Cross-Stitched Horror Movie Poster Cushions

The only thing more frightening than the horror movies that Lisa Adams of DottyStitches cross-stitched onto these sensational cushions, is the terrifying amount of time they must have taken to hand stitch.<p>Each design is hand drawn from the original poster design I do not follow patterns making each …

Film Posters

How-To: Mason Jar Wedding Day Emergency Kit

Have summer weddings on your calendar? Give the gift of disasters blissfully averted with this DIY wedding day emergency kit project idea from Elena at ‘a casarella!

How-To: Modular Felt Coasters

Enjoy your frosty summer drinks without leaving spots and puddles on your tables and surfaces with these stylish and practical modular felt coasters from Molly’s Sketchbook on The Purl Bee!<p>Handy and cute, these coasters would also make a great hostess/host gift.<p>Whip up a set today! Click here to …

How-To: Woven Paper Placemats for Fourth of July

Add some handmade style to your Fourth of July picnic with this fun woven paper placemat tutorial from Brittany at The House That Lars Built!<p>I’m not usually much of a paper crafter, but even I think that these look fantastic!<p>Click here to see how it’s done.

Homemade Bow Ties From Digital Fabric Swatches

After designing some digitally printed Mishapocalypse fabric patterns on Spoonflower, Tumblr user No Synonym for Synonym decided to make these terrific bow ties from the fabric swatches.

Faux Taxidermy Felt Piñata Skin Rug

Let’s say that piñatas were actual candy-filled animals that we strung up for blindfolded children to violently beat the candy out of. If that were the case, then it would certainly be a shame to waste those beautiful piñata carcasses when they could be used to make beautiful rugs, like this …

How-To: Vibrant Wood Block Drink Stirrers

Help fight drink stagnation by keeping your cocktails swirling with these eye-popping wood block drink stirrers at your next summer soirée!<p>[via Paper & Stitch]

Chrono Trigger Cross-Stitch

Retro video game enthusiast Leopold Wisman commemorated 90s role-playing game Chrono Trigger in thread with this beautifully executed cross-stitch piece.<p>Work like this always reminds me that if there’s one thing that video games and embroidery have in common, it’s that they are both time …

Cross-stitch

How-To: Jell-O Illusion Desserts

Some desserts you eat with your eyes, but there’s much more to these beautiful desserts than meets the eye. Check out the amazing process of making <i>Illusion Strawberry Skeleton Jelly</i> in this immensely pleasant video by There Hey! It’s Mosogourmet!!, It’s delusion gourmet!<p>[via NAJMETENDER]

How-To: Torch-Fired Enamel Penny Bracelet

Transform pocket change into unique and colorful pieces of DIY jewelry with this torch-fired enamel penny bracelet tutorial from TamaraBerg on Instructables.<p>This is a great intro to torch-firing enamel, and I absolutely love the look. And if, like me, you’re not too keen on using pennies for your …

How-To: Crochet Sandals for Babies

Make teeny tiny feet even more adorable with this super-cute crochet baby flip flop sandals pattern from Bethany at Whistle & Ivy!

Vietnamese-style Coffee on a Stick

Here’s a way to get your coffee fix when the Summer heat hits. YumSugar shows you how to make your own Vietnamese-style coffee on a stick. [ via Crafty Crafty ]

Dana Muskat’s “BigStuffed” Underwater Creatures

After making an octopus plushie for her baby niece as a “welcome to the world” gift, fashion designer Dana Muskat decided to make an entire collection of creatures from her “underwater universe” called BigStuffed.<p>[via Lustik]

Summer Wardrobe: Bow Back Dress

Draft your own pattern for a pretty bow back dress with this summery sundress tutorial from Melly Sews!<p>Ready to start stitching? Click here to see how it’s done.