Charla

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How-To: Paint Stick Keychain

Turn a hardware store staple into an eye-catching accessory with this paint stick keychain tutorial from Ruffled!<p>Ready to give it a try? Head on over to Ruffled to see the full how-to.

Make Your Own Remote-Control Spy Blimp

Float on!<p>I'm a materials-science engineer at an agency that allocates funding to research projects. It's theoretical work, so in my spare time I like to do practical, hands-on things. I've been building R/C models for 33 years and have always preferred uncommon vehicles--amphibious cars, …

Washer Necklace: a simple tutorial

For Joelys 11th birthday party last week, we made washer necklaces. They were fast easy and the girls loved them.<p>To make your own, gather a few …

How-To: Stitched Photo Art

Transform your favorite photos into wall-ready works of art! Add color and texture to your beloved snapshots with this stitched photo art tutorial from A Beautiful Mess.<p>Ready to make your own? Grab your embroidery floss and head over to A Beautiful Mess to see the full how-to!

Embroidery

20 Brilliant Ways to Repurpose Lightbulbs

When it comes to repurposing, lightbulbs are a tried and true DIY go-to. Whether you’re turning one into a bud vase or covering it with twine to masquerade as a pear, these versatile pieces of glass belong anywhere but in your trash. We’ve rounded up 20 brilliant ways to breathe new life into your …

How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic...

**This tutorial is an old one of mine that’s too good not to share again. Since posting the first time, I’ve had lots of questions about these …

Colorful DIY Dressers That Pack a Punch

Dressers are the storage hub of the bedroom. From socks and t-shirts to jewelry, a chest of drawers is an organizing essential in every home. Give …

11 Craft Room Projects for Your Space

Whether you have an actual craft room or not, there are several projects here to help you organize and beautify your creative craft space. Do you …

Turn Lamp Into Speaker Tower

Beeswax Wrap - Reusable Substitution for Plastic Wrap<p>Test Tube Planter.<p>How to Grow a Pothos Plant in Water<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>Acoustically …

Home Depot

DIY Party Hat Necklaces and Earrings

Did you guys know I used to have a jewelry business? Yep, back in high school, I made my money making and selling jewelry at craft shows and home …

DIY Easy Memory Wire Bracelet

Looking for some accessories to start building up your fall jewelry collection? Why not make an Easy Memory Wire Bracelet. I love the color of the …

How to Make Citronella Candles

If your favourite thing in the summer is warm nights outside then likely one of your least favourite is getting eaten alive by mosquitoes. Making …

Hacky Hanger D.I.Y

Coat hangers are super easy to come by, you’ve probably got a bunch of old ones stacked at the back of your closet or in a dusty box in the attic, <i>am</i> …

Martha Stewart

Rubber Band Chain Necklace and Bracelet

I saw something similar to this necklace in a store last week. I immediately liked the idea of something as simple and mundane as rubber bands to be …

get-crafty:

Turn an old trinket into a charm for an adjustable leather cord bracelet with this tutorial.<p>truebluemeandyou: I post a lot of sliding knot closure bracelets. This tutorial has really clear instructions on how to make them.

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

driftwood boats

I am pretty sure driftwood boats are nothing new (those who live at the sea have been making them for forever)<p>but with a beach full of driftwood …

Good Karma Cards

Why not reward good deeds. Print out these fun cards and bring on the good karma.<p><b>Good Karma Cards</b> – Recently a friend of mine posted a question on …

Kids

Make Your Own House Stamp

I love making my own prints, especially with stamps! Lately, my home decor ideas have been taking over all my journals so I decided to make a special …

Clay Feathers

100 Layer Cake shows us an easy way to make feathers out of clay. This is a lovely project that you can interpret any way you want. Use your feathers as decor, a gift topper, or a place card as shown in the photo.

Old book table

<b>Materials:</b> Old french book, PVA and clear varnish<p><b>Description:</b> This was originally the UTBY Bar table, brown-black, stainless steel. After having this …

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), …

Comic Book Wallet

Make Your Own Braided Rug

I've wanted to make rugs for as long as I can remember. Even in high school I want to make my own home decor. Rugs are a little intimidating because …

{Craft} Closet Makeover

I have finally finished my craft closet makeover! Woo to the hoo!<p>It has taken me a little longer than I had originally planned because of that …