July 31, 2010

Crafts: Room Divider

  This decorative room divider should only cost around $30 to make.  And it will add instant style and class wherever it goes.

July 30, 2010

Crafts: Birthday Cards

What a fun idea! Using a picture of the birthday boy or girl, have it blown up and then cut it into cards. Family and friends write on the back of each card and mail them to the birthday girl or boy. Then they can be assembled into one large poster. Sites like snapfish.com or shutterfly.com would be able to blow it up poster size for you relatively cheap!

July 29, 2010

Crafts: Canvas Floor Mat

This is a plan for a canvas floor mat that is simple to make and extremely durable.  You can add colors and designs by watching the slide show with instructions and tips for this pretty floor mat.

Crafts: Feather Wreath

This would be such a neat autumn wreath for your door or above the mantel.  It's made of feathers!

July 28, 2010

Crafts: Braided Door Mat

Make this beautiful and modern looking braided door mat for your home. You can't go wrong with these easy instructions in step by step format and illustrations that help you along.

Crafts: Recycled Clock

This great looking clock is made from a record album covered with fabric.  Just add a clock kit and voila!

July 27, 2010

Crafts: Kitchen Clay Pot

What a cute clay pot idea!  Use paint to create a unique kitchen accessory holder.  Easily match your kitchen decor.

July 26, 2010

Crafts: Nigella Silhouettes

Here's a great way to get funky with your old unused picture frames.  These silhouette shapes will brighten up any room. Amy includes templates for the birds and butterfly show above.

July 25, 2010

Crafts: Love and Peace Wall Art

Hurray for the 70's.  New colorful fabric depicting 1970's flowers, peace and love are available in fabric stores like Joann now. Here's a pattern for making your own Love and Peace Wall Art

July 22, 2010

Crafts: Vintage Earrings

Make a pair of bright red rose earrings.  Pretty simple tutorial and these would be great as a gift. 

July 20, 2010

Crafts: Pop Flower Magnets

    Make these cute flower magnets from aluminum cans. Your refrigerator will thank you.

July 18, 2010

Crafts: Paper Silhouette Art

Make silhouette cutouts of your family come to life using old photographs and a printer. What a great art project for your wall!

July 16, 2010

Crafts: Decoupage a Wall Switchplate

Using scrapbook paper or wrapping paper, follow this tutorial for decoupaging decorative wall switchplates for a fraction of the cost of designer wallplates.

July 14, 2010

Crafts: Birthday Card

Make a birthday card with a tiny bunting of miniature flags. This is such an adorable card and may inspire you to make variations of it for the rest of the year's birthdays.

July 12, 2010

Crafts: Collapsible Storage Baskets

These storage baskets were actually made for a baby nursery, but they can be used anywhere.  Their trick of collapsing and folding flat is just what I need. And they even have a recycling secret!

July 10, 2010

Printable Crafts: Vintage Wall Decor

   Cool looking wall decor made from free digital downloads and mod podge.  And you can print out the graphics for creating this vintage wall decor.

July 8, 2010

Crafts: Candle Holders

Make a recycled soda bottle candle holder from a 20 oz. soda bottle.  Each soda bottle makes two candle holders.

July 6, 2010

Crafts: Aluminum Can Flower Brooch

Turn an ordinary aluminum soda can into a bold and beautiful flower brooch.  Amazing what some can do with recycled materials!

July 4, 2010

Crafts: Birdhouses on a Stick

Here's a 4th of July or anytime yard decoration - birdhouses on a stick.  Paint them red, white and blue to be patriotic or just paint them to match your outdoor color scheme.

July 2, 2010

Crafts: Turn a Soda Bottle into a Coin Purse

"Green" crafts created by recycling green soda bottles into a coin purse.  All you need are two 20oz soda bottles and a zipper to create this unique little change purse.