Peyton Gravatt

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How-To: DIY Typography Pendants

Instructables user Fairgoods shared this super quick and easy way to make a pendant featuring your own custom typography handiwork.

Typography

How-To: Build a Ball Pit on Your Porch

Hopefully at this point, everyone is in the middle of a long holiday weekend — or at the very least, starting a normal-sized weekend. Sure, the fireworks may be over, but why not keep the celebration going by building a ball pit for your porch? Toronto’s <b>Kevin James Hunt</b> did that very thing, and he …

Fireworks

How-To: Quick and Easy Leather Bag

Make your own tote in beautiful minimalist style with this simple leather bag tutorial from Between the Lines.<p>Head over to Between the Lines to see how it’s done.

DIY Bobo Choses Lemon Print Tee Shirt Tutorial from High Walls here

<b>DIY Bobo Choses Lemon Print Tee Shirt Tutorial from High Walls here.</b> Sure the Bobo Choses shirt is for toddlers, but I like this tutorial because she uses a fabric fixative that turns acrylic paint into fabric paint. <b>Left Photo:</b> $52 Bobo Choses Lemon Tee <b>here</b>, <b>Right Photo:</b> DIY by High Walls. For pages more of DIY tee shirts (and roundups) go here: <b>truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/tee-shirt</b>

DIY Projects & Crafts

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DIY Etched Glass

Recently I decided I wanted to play around a bit with glass etching. A few years ago glass etching was a big thing among DIYers and it felt like time …

DIY Giant Fringe Monogram

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Tutorial: Zippered earbud pouch with attached keychain

Erin from Dog Under My Desk shares a tutorial on her blog showing how to make a small zippered pouch sized just right to hold a pair of earbuds. Even …

12 Fun and Easy DIY Pet Accessories: Toys, Leashes, Collars -- and More!

It's raining cats and dogs! Or, cat and dog accessories anyhow. Check out these easy DIY pet projects -- most can be made in a single afternoon -- …

How-To: Hexagon Coin Pouches

Make your own sweet little hexagon coin pouches with this simple tutorial that Kate from See Kate Sew shared on Delia Creates!<p>Head over to Delia Creates to learn how to make your own.

Sewing

How-To: Sea Glass Bracelet

Headed to the beach? Make jewelry out of your found treasures with this sea glass bracelet tutorial from The Sweetest Occasion!

DIY Acrylic Frame Clutch - Say Yes

Word on the street (or Pinterest) is lucite and acrylic are the accessory to have. Sure, it makes it hard to hide the mess we all have floating …

DIY Jenny Packham Inspired Clear Plastic Frame Bag Tutorial from Le Fanciulle here

• have extra needles handy (they may well break)<br>• practice on scraps (some machines are impossible to feed the plastic through)<br>• sew lots of samples to get the tension right.

How-To: Locked Diary

Whether your kid is a <i>Harriet the Spy</i> lover or a wannabe writer, it doesn’t get much better—or more essential—than a locked diary. Make your own with this simple tutorial from Willowday!<p>Such a good party favor idea for tween birthdays! Head over to Willowday to see how it’s done.

Tweens

10 Clever DIY Dress Hacks

What’s the best part about summer fashion? You can literally wear a dress every day of the week! If you’ve got a good crop of dresses but are totally bored of them, here are 10 ways to transform them into brand new duds.<p>1. Shoulder-less Shirt Dress: Take an oversized shirt and turn it into a hot …

How to Create Wire Word Wall Art

Do you have a favorite motto or mantra you try to live by? Us too! After a trip to the hardware store, we came up with the idea to make some of our favorites into wall art using…electrical wire. It might seem a bit crazy, but the results literally speak for themselves. Read on to learn how to make …

Drift wood lamp

<b>Materials:</b> Lamp base / lamppost : HEMMA or JANUARI; paint, glue gun<p><b>Description:</b> <br>1) Choose an IKEA table lamp or lamp post : HEMMA or JANUARI<br>2) To …

How-To: Wire Word Rings

Looking for a fun weekend DIY? Whip up a cute custom wire word ring with this detailed tutorial from emilyvanleemput on Instructables!<p>Ready to make a ring of your own? Head over to Instructables to see the full how-to.<p>[Via Sulia]

DIY

CRAFT Flickr Pool Weekly Roundup

Here are some cool things we saw in the CRAFT Flickr Pool this week:<p>Jardineras con trigo comestible, by yeye62<p>Crochet Peanut Butter, by kbo<p>Mushroom Brooches, by hine<p>LTPYC (or learn to play your class) Kryzzik, a Goblin Mage, by krista_hoefle<p>Crocheted Stones, by chimaeraphoto

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DIY Basics: 3 Easy Ways to Add Type to Pillows

Personalization and customization are all the rage these days; we just don’t want something that everyone else has. We want something special, unique, handmade, just for us. But sometimes personalized home decor can be pricey! However, you don’t have to dish out big bucks or big chunks of time to …

Stick a Pin in it: glass etching

Howdy Ho!<p>Welcome to another week of "Stick a Pin in it."<p>Each Wednesday I highlight a project I did during the week using inspiration gained from …

18 Unusual Ways to Style Up Your Sunnies

Summertiiiiime, and the living’s easy. We have to admit, we have a bit of a sunglasses addiction around here. From $2 faux Wayfarers to fancy Kate Spade sunnies, who doesn’t love a new pair of sunglasses?<p>Instead of letting your already mounting sunglasses pile grow too much this summer, why not …

DIY Jolly Rancher Lollipops Tutorial from The Color Issue here

<b>DIY Jolly Rancher Lollipops Tutorial from The Color Issue here.</b> I’ve posted something similar before and it was actually my #3rd most popular post on Pinterest but the photos weren’t very good. *Someone just emailed me that this didn’t work for her, but I’ve done it successfully melting jolly ranchers in tin pie pans for stained glass windows for gingerbread houses.<p>My most popular posts that tie for #1 on Pinterest are <b>the Oreo Puddin’ Poke Cake</b> (which I’ve made because it is SO EASY) and then</b> …

How-To: Origami Market Bag

This summer, hit the farmer’s market in style with this simple and lovely origami market bag tutorial that Alexandra Smith of Lola Nova shared on Whipup.net!

Origami

How-To: Ripstop Nylon Hammock

Insructables user Mrballeng put together a great tutorial that shows how to make a durable and light-weight hammock from ripstop nylon, so you can nap on the go!

Travel

How-To: Mod Melts Embellished Clutch

Mandy from Fabric Paper Glue turns a plain clutch into an eye-catching summer accessory in her mod melts embellished clutch tutorial!<p>Love it? Head over to Fabric Paper Glue to see the full how-to!

Crafting

Flashback: Baked Cumin Lime Tortilla Chips

<b>By Katie Goodman</b><p>I have a weakness for chips and salsa. Not so much the chips, because they’re just a medium to get to the salsa. That is, until I started making my own tortilla chips. Now I enjoy the chips just as much as the salsa. Of course there are times when store bought is more convenient …

New Mexico

How-To: $5 Mobile Phone Projector

The folks at Photojojo just posted a neat low-tech tutorial on how to make a mobile phone projector using a shoebox, a paperclip, and a magnifying glass. MacGyver would be proud. They were able to find the magnifying glass at a dollar store for, well, a dollar (so they called it the $1 projector), …