Rachael Crosbie

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Get Organized: DIY Mail Station

I’m definitely an everything-in-its-place kind of gal, and this smart and useful DIY mail station definitely caught my organization-obsessed eye!<p>Fun fact: I’ve had Father’s Day cards—addressed, sealed, and ready to go—sitting on my worktable since last Wednesday. But, do you think I can manage to …

Summer Necessities: Wrap Pocket Tote with Colorful Contrast Edging

With sturdy construction, pretty contrast edging, and a colorful patterned lining, this beautiful-but-useful wrap pocket tote has all the makings of a glorious go-to summer bag!<p>Looking for a quick late spring project that you’ll want to use all year round?<p>Running summer errands will become an …

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10 Sock Crafts for Lonely Socks

Do you ever end up with a single sock that's lost its mate? Somehow this happens to me all the time. Where do they go? I hope they are making new …

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Plant This: Gray globemallow lights up the garden

Its frosty, felted, gray-green leaves hint at its exceptional heat and drought tolerance, and they’re very pettable too. But when gray globemallow</i> …

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Tutorial: Button Shamrock Pin

St. Patrick's Day is quickly approaching - steer clear of those pinching fingers by wearing this cute shamrock pin! Dig into your button jar and try …

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Make a Quick Garden Apron From Upcycled Jeans

If you’re just itching to get back into the garden, and need an appropriate apron in a hurry, then go ahead and grab an old pair of jeans and a pair of scissors and make yourself a quick garden apron with this handy video from CHOW.com!<p>It might help to use an old pair of jeans that are a little too …

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How-To: Book Lover’s Necklace

Have a friend who’s never without a book? Delight them with a sweet handmade surprise! Make this cute book lover’s necklace with this fun tutorial that Heather from Dollar Store Crafts shared on the Darice blog.<p>It’s the perfect accessory for your favorite bibliophile!<p>Ready to get started? Click …

Necklaces

DIY Decor: Mid-Century Modern-Inspired Illuminated Copper Globe

If you’re a maker who’s a fan of mid-century modern decor, then you know how satisfying it can be to create your own budget-friendly versions of the most eye-catching pieces. Watching a few simple items come together to create something chic and stylish can definitely feel like you’re conjuring up …

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DIY Decor: Moon Phase Wall Mobile

If you’re a space geek and/or your bedroom is in need of a DIY wall art upgrade, you definitely can’t go wrong with a soothing moon phase theme.<p>Keep your sleep space calm and classy with this simple, modern moon phase wall mobile tutorial from Caitlin at The Merrythought!<p>This project uses air dry …

Easter Geek Craft: Game of Thrones-Inspired Dragon Eggs

Celebrate the much-anticipated return of <i>Game of Thrones</i> and raise the stakes on your annual Easter egg hunt while you’re at it with some awesome DIY <i>Game of Thrones</i>-inspired dragon eggs!<p>In his latest video tutorial, Mark Montano just might convince you to forego your usual usual—and really rather …

Perfect Project Carrier: Crochet on the Go Bag

Keep your crochet or knitting projects organized and within easy reach with this handy over-the-arm Crochet on the Go Bag portable project carrier with free printable sewing pattern!<p>This handy bag, inspired by a wine bottle tote, will hold two skeins of yarn, several crochet hooks, pattern, stitch …

Make Your Own Perfect Fabric Purse Handles

Think you need to buy pre-made handles to get a professional look for your handmade handbags? Think again! Make your own perfect fabric purse handles for any project.<p>This step-by-step fabric purse handle tutorial from <i>Blue Susan Makes</i> will show you all you need to know about making sturdy and …

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Rainbow Wind Chime

Shares 0<p>Make a pretty rainbow wind chime with recycled cans. It’s easy to make using different sizes of cans that nest.<p>Shares 0<p>Get the instructions …

Crafty Garden: Use Spoons to Make a Rain Chain

Rain chains are a lovely and useful addition to gutters or gardens, where they can be used in place of downspouts or as stand-alone tools to help you direct the flow of rainwater.<p>Whether you’re connecting them to your gutters or placing them above water collection barrels or water-loving spots in …

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Hanging Pocket Organizer

Shares 0<p>This fun and colorful Hanging Pocket Organizer helps kids organize and stores the essentials they need, right next to their bed. Believe it …

Soda Can Pop Tabs + Polymer Clay = Little Dolls Jewelry • Recyclart

Upcycled tabs from soda or tin cans are transformed by Clafoutine, a french crafter, to make adorable dolls she transforms …

How to make champagne cork toadstools

If you happen to have enjoyed a bottle of champagne at New Years and saved the cork here is a fun little tutorial featured at the blog At Home In …

DIY Moon Phase Wall Hanging

Tutorial: Mixing New Canes from Old Ideas

Sometimes, the best new ideas happen when you mix old ideas (and old canes, for extra credit). This project makes intricate looking spirals by using …

Invisible Zip Cushion Tutorial

Invisible zip cushion tutorial, so much easier than you would think and gives a lovely clean finish to cushions.<p>391<p>1421

Three Types of Fabric Ornaments • Recyclart

I’d like to propose a new, original, accessible and more importantly – easy to make solution for room decorations, using …

Tiny Crochet Mouse

Crochet this little mouse and fill it with cat nip for your feline friend! Or turn it into a keychain or ornament! Quick FREE pattern!<p>320<p>4807

Tutorial: Piggie Pacifier Clip

Tutorial: Piggie Pacifier Clip<p>Stephanie from Swoodson Says shares a tutorial at So Sew Easy showing how you can make this Piggie Pacifier Clip. A …

Dragonfly Keychain

Shares 0<p>Make personalized dragonfly keychains using nylon cord and beads. This is a really fun project for a playdate, Scout meeting, or other …

Found object jewelry organizing and display ideas

I love when you can use what you have around to organize and display another collection of your stuff. That is just what Sadie of Sadie Seasongoods …

How-To: Cuddly Minecraft Creeper Doll

This plush toy created by Instructables member<p>Since I have not caught onto the Minecraft mania, I had to look up exactly what a Creeper was and the explanation is not very nice!<p>Creepers are an aggressive, hostile mob in Minecraft. They are the most iconic mob in Minecraft. Like other aggressive …

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How-To: Felt Camera Phone Case

Carry your phone—or other on-the-go necessities—in super-cute DIY style with this felt camera phone case tutorial from Cheryl at Cheryl Style. It’s a perfect little pouch for those no-purse days!

How-To: Paper Snowflake Ballerina

Churning out the same old paper snow flakes year after year? Why not upgrade your winter holiday decor to includes these whimsical paper ballerinas?<p>The Krokotak blog has a simple photo tutorial and free printable template for the dancer silhouettes. These would look beautiful hanging in a window …

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Lightsaber Blueprint Embroidery

High-class “man-broiderer” Lord Libidan elegantly illustrates the specifications of lightsaber construction in this clever embroidered work.<p>After visiting the Pompidou Centre in Paris, I had an idea for an archaeological blueprint. Also resting in my mind was my recent sabre handle. Within a week I …

How-To: Rudolf Imposters for Your Table

It’s that time of year where you start to see red noses popping up everywhere– and not just on people with colds. Everyone’s dressing up like their favorite reindeer, Rudolf.<p>I’ve seen some very creative plastic toy hacks in the past, but this one takes on a fun Christmastime feel that will bring a …