Charmaine Wolfe

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Make a Pretty Woven Necklace with Beadwork

Try your hand at weaving with a fun small-scale project—make yourself a pretty woven necklace with beadwork!<p>You don’t need special equipment to pick up this new craft skill. Grab some cotton twine and a handful of beads in your favorite color, and you’ll have a unique piece of jewelry in no …

How to Sew Perfectly Matched Plaids

Give your handmade plaid, striped, and patterned garments an upgrade—learn how to sew perfectly matched plaids!<p>Ready to take the guesswork out of pattern matching? Add a bit of extra yardage to your next fabric cut, then follow his helpful guide that Jen from Grainline Studio shared on Sew Mama Sew …

How to make fur pompom earrings: an easy tutorial

This is an easy tutorial and a quick project on how to make fur pompom earrings. I love to learn while making, so I thought you might enjoy an easy …

Sewing

15 Awesome DIY Projects That You Can Make and Sell

Whether you want to make some extra cash or want to start your own business, there are seemingly endless DIY projects to sell once you get the hang …

15 DIY Lip Scrubs That Make Great Stocking Stuffers!

This post originally appeared on AKA Design Sometimes the simplest gifts make the biggest impression. Like homemade gifts. I remember my grandma's …

Stocking Stuffers

Origami bag / Bento bag

I discovered the Origami style bags a while ago and it was love at first sight! I’ve made them in every size and in many ways since and my stock …

Origami: Compound of Five Octahedra

<b>Compound of Five Octahedra</b>, by Meenakshi Mukerji. From the book <i>Exquisite Modular Origami</i>.<p>At first when you look at this it just looks like a …

Origami

Give the Gift of Booze, But First, Zhush Up Your Bottles

If you're giving the gift of a bottle of something delicious—wine, beer, homemade syrup, fancy sparkling water—consider sprucing it up with a bit of …

Chemicals

Making a Breakfast Nook (W/ Storage) & Kitchen Table

In this instructable I build a simple breakfast nook and kitchen table out of 2x4s, 1x4s, and 3/4” Sanded plywood. This simple design can be easily …

Woodworking

Super Glue Accelerator and Filler

No BS!! You use BS (Baking Soda)With cracks, gaps and holes galore, baking soda has helped make my super glue the SUPER HERO it’s toted to be.Often …

Cross Country Running

Cut a Hole in a Bottle (Using a Soldering Iron)

In this instructable I'm going to show you how to cut custom shaped holes into a bottle, using the same cutting method I use in my other …

DIY

DIY Build a Play Dough Snowman Kit | White Sparkly Playdough Recipe

Need a super fun, kid-friendly craft idea for the holidays? This Build a Play Dough Snowman Kit has everything needed to make an adorable (and …

Snowman

Sew Your Own Doll Clothes

Ever since we discovered Sonia Singh’s amazing Tree Change Dolls, my childhood interest in dolls has been reborn. It’s been a long time since I’ve even picked one up, but I am totally excited to apply my DIY skills to transforming some second hand finds.<p>I am truly inspired by the hundreds of people …

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 …

Sewing

DIY Torn Air Dry Clay Bowls

Make yourself some stunning vessels that you can customize to your needs with these incredibly simple torn clay bowls from Portia Lawrie of Makery.<p>All you really need for this inspired tutorial is air dry clay and bowl to use as a mold. The brilliance of leaving the edges of the clay uneven not …

DIY Clay Wrapped Pots

Need some crafty storage containers? Turn ordinary tin cans into these charming clay wrapped pots by Portia of Makery.<p>I love me a pot, jar, “caddy”. I like coralling things together and having little places for everything; keeps me CALM; and pots are perfect for that. If it can be a pretty pot, …

Recipe: Beginner-Friendly Cinnamon Rolls

Want to wow your family at breakfast? Delicious homemade cinnamon rolls that are still warm from the oven should do the trick nicely!<p>Breadmaking can be daunting for some, and especially for us! So when an aunt emailed this beginner bread recipe a while back, telling us it’s a “no-fail”, we were …

Make It for Mom: Paper Straw Message Cake Topper

Making mom feel special doesn’t require a trip to the store. Create fun custom cake toppers for Mother’s Day—or for any celebration—using pretty paper straws!<p>Decorative paper straws are everywhere these days, and there are color and pattern choices to fit just about every style. But, turns out, …

Make a Vintage-Inspired Mini Mannequin out of a Dish Soap Bottle

Sometimes, crafting inspiration can come from some pretty unexpected places. Case in point: Making awesome vintage-inspired mini mannequins out of dish soap bottles!<p>Inexpensive and undeniably cute, this DIY mannequin project turns recycle bin fodder into a pretty handmade object that’s fit to …

Paper Flowers With Chocolate Centers

Now mom can have her flowers, and eat them too! Um, well maybe just the chocolate centers.<p>Looking for a last minute handmade gift? This one is simple if you have all the materials on hand. If an entire bouquet seems a little daunting, make a single flower and you’ll still get the sentiment across, …

Recipe: Dark Chocolate Chip and Potato Chip Cookies

If you’re craving both sweet and salty, dark chocolate chip and potato chip cookies are obviously the exact treat that you need in your life.<p>Ready to delight your tastebuds and indulge in a bit of ingredients-that-don’t-usually-go-together baking experimentation? We’ve definitely got you …

Dessert

DIY Fashion: Comic Book Shoes

Love comics? Bring some awesome geek girl fashion to your closet with a pair of DIY comic book shoes!<p>Transform beloved comic books—or any favorite book or piece of decorative paper—into a pair of trendy shoes that are uniquely yours with this detailed decoupage how-to.<p>Ready to give it a try?<p>Check …

Comic Books

Food Art: How to Paint Flowers on a Cake

Give your summertime sweets an extra-special artistic touch—learn how to paint flowers on a cake!<p>Create a pretty edible paint palette with chocolate, alcohol, and powdered food coloring!<p>Make your own beautiful dessert that’s perfect for birthdays, DIY weddings, and dinner parties with this …

Cake

How to Make DIY Signs

Painted signs are one of my favorite kinds of decor – but let’s face it: sometimes they’re overpriced. But that’s ok, because making them takes a bit …

DIY

30+ Modern Handmade Gift Ideas

About 7 years ago I made the switch to handmade gifts for those outside my immediate family. This was a decision made in part by budget…we were a …

Chemicals

Two Paws Up: Panbone Pantone-Inspired Paint Chip Dog Bed

Add a touch of crafty color to your home decor with this unique twist on paint chip designs. Fido’s bed gets a fancy new look with this clever ‘Panbone’ paint chip dog bed project!<p>Tired of ugly cushions and lumpy blankets that cramp your home’s put-together look?<p>Give your puppy pal’s snoozing spot …

Embroidery Basics: Working with Metallic Floss (Without Losing Your Mind)

It’s a good thing metallic embroidery floss is so pretty, because it can be a serious pain in the backside to use. Unraveling, knotting, and mysteriously working itself into impossible tangles without warning are all to be expected—and that’s on a well-behaved day! But, what if working with …

Make a Chicken Wire Dragonfly Decoration for Your Garden

Chicken wire sculptures are a charming and creative way to accessorize backyard gardens and patio planters. If you like the look and you’re in the mood for a satisfying weekend project that you’ll be able to appreciate all summer long, a DIY chicken wire dragonfly might be right up your alley!<p>New …

Stay Golden: DIY Gold Branch Hair Pins

Are you a nature-loving gal who enjoys a bit of bling? Summer is the perfect season for a set of gorgeous gold branch hair pins!<p>I’ve seen a ton of twig-inspired jewelry pieces and accessories lately, but this is one of the first projects that I’ve seen that actually uses the real thing.<p>Whip up a …