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August 14, 2014

Summer craft: Fresh Flower Wrap Tutorial

Fashion is blooming right now! For a fun twist on the trend, try making an easy wrap for your top-knot or bun with gorgeous fresh flowers. It’s easy, fast and makes the messiest of buns super romantic. Even better? It can...
August 13, 2014

Fashion craft: Braided Cuff Bracelet With Hama Beads Tutorial

Make this lovely braided cuff bangle for under $10 and in about an hour. Using inexpensive memory wire and Hama beads, it's easy and fun to make a stack of cuffs to match your new season's wardrobe.
August 11, 2014

Recycling craft: Mason Jar Oil Candles Tutorial

Oil candles are very useful as they last long and they can make a very cozy atmosphere in your home. Making an oil candle is not that hard as it seems at first as you can use a mason jar to create such a candle. The great thing about mason jars is that they can be decorated any way you want, from classic to more hip or stylish, you can give them...
June 12, 2014

Summer craft: Clay Pot Lighthouse Tutorial

Giving your garden a great look means hard work and dedication. It also means some degree of inspiration. Decorating with gnomes is becoming outdated. What’s hip right now is all sorts of DIY projects, like this creative clay pot lighthouse. Here is what you’ll need to do and have: • some clay pots with saucers; • ceramic adhesive; • white and b...
June 09, 2014

Decor craft: Plastic Bottle Hanging Vase Tutorial

Making your garden look great only takes a little bit of creativity. If you don’t want to spend a lot of money on this, opt for the DIY version of things. Luckily for you, in this tutorial, we will teach you how to make some pretty DIY hanging plastic vases out of ordinary bottles. This way, your garden design will improve, as well as your DIY s...
June 04, 2014

Recycling craft: Upcycled Rolled Paper Frame Tutorial

Upcycled Rolled Paper Frame! This frame is visually stunning with lots of texture and pops of color! ...
May 23, 2014

Decor craft: Owl Pillow Tutorial

Owls are very cute and peaceful creatures and in some cultures they represent wisdom. Owls are also a popular motive used in fashion nowadays, as there are many clothes that have an owl printed on them. If you or your children are also an owl fan, than you will simply love this tutorial. By following the steps below, you will be able to create a...
May 16, 2014

Spring craft: Dandelion Pom Pom Tutorial

Dandelions are one of the signs of summer and joy, as they are brightly colored. Passing through a dandelion meadow can bring back nice memories and can brighten everyone’s day. Unfortunately it’s kind of hard to plant a whole meadow in your garden, but you can always search your crafting box for yellow yarn and create your own dandelions. You wil...
May 13, 2014

Kids craft: Neon Ring Toss Game Tutorial

No need to buy a ring toss game, why not make your own in neon colors! Neons make the pieces easy to spot in the yard, and what child doesn’t love bright colorful neon? This game was made with a paint stir stick and 3 f ...
May 09, 2014

Decor craft: Orange Peel Candle Tutorial

Having a beautifully decorated room is only a first step towards a relaxing time at home. In order to complete the process, you’ll need some scented candles that will create a great atmosphere. But good quality scented candles can be a bit expensive and at many times they contain a lot of harmful chemicals. So how about trying to make your own...
May 06, 2014

Decor craft: Paper Yarn Lamp Tutorial

Some decorations are so lovely and you would want to improve the interior design of the living room, office, or bedroom, but the price-tag is just too much. That’s why a DIY solution is always preferable. If you like a minimalistic design, here is an awesome project for you. Follow the instructions below to find out how you too can make a designer...
May 02, 2014

Decor craft: Lotus Bud Tutorial

Step 1 To make the stamen, you will need a strip of paper, so cut a 15cm x 15cm square in half.
April 30, 2014

Spring craft: Road Map Birdhouses Tutorial

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April 28, 2014

Spring craft: Birdy Flower Markers Tutorial

As the years pass, I get better and better at gardening. My husband used to call me black thumb because there wasn’t a houseplant in the world I could keep alive. It really had nothing to do with my gardening skills, ...
April 24, 2014

Spring craft: Spring Dahlia Wreath Tutorial

Spring Dahlia Flower Wreath! #Colorize with Astrobrights Paper this Spring! Decorate for Spring with vibrant paper!
April 23, 2014

Kids craft: Paper Plate Fruit Tutorial

With summer here, we are able to enjoy fresh fruits at the peak of their season. This fun craft for kids is colorful and simple and a great way to celebrate the sweet treats Mother Nature has to offer. Use miniature paper plates, ...
April 22, 2014

Decor Craft: Geometrical Spring Vases Tutorial

When I think of spring, I think of bright colors, flowers, rain, and chirping birds. It’s a time of renewal and freshness, which is what these cheerful v ...
April 19, 2014

Easter craft: Nail Polish Marbled Eggs Tutorial

This Easter, use your creativity and decorate the Easter eggs using nail polish. It will make them look special and nonconformist and all of your guests will be surprised by how good your Easter eggs will look. You will create a marble effect on the eggs by using a few things you already have at home. To make the decoration you will need: • eggs (...
April 18, 2014

Easter craft :Easter Egg Dye Tutorial

This Easter, why not dye your eggs the organic way, by choosing a method that was widely used back when our grandparents were young? Who would have thought that DIY was not a recent thing. You will have to use onion skins, so you can see that it is a cheap and eco friendly way of dying the Easter eggs. Besides this you can create any pattern you...
April 16, 2014

Easter craft: Easter Bunny Bag Tutorial

Spring has come and Easter is just around the corner. So you better be prepared to decorate accordingly. Take this creative project of a bunny candy bag made out of plastic plates. It is quite easy to do and fun to involve your kids as well. Grab these materials to get started with: • 3 plastic plates; • a pair of scissors; • a stapler; • a piece o...
April 15, 2014

Easter craft: Easter Egg Pom-Poms Tutorial

What You'll Be Creating While they may not be edible, these Easter pom-pom treats are just as sweet as the real thing. This is a great project for using up any spare balls of yarn in your knitting kit. Use pastel shades for a pretty Easter decoration.
April 14, 2014

Easter craft: Egg Planters Tutorial

This next Easter decoration will bring joy into your home with its colors and playfulness. It is an Easter egg planter that you can place anywhere you want, but the ideal place for it is one where there is plenty of sunlight. Involve your children in the decorating process and make the decoration together with their help. To make this cute project...
April 11, 2014

Easter craft: Easter Egg Basket out of Woven Paper Tutorial

This year prepare the Easter decorations in time, instead of leaving them to the last day. If you want to make it even more special, make the decorations yourself. For instance, build this next Easter egg basket, out of woven paper. You don’t need to be an expert in crafting, but you will need a bit of skills and practice to make the basket. The...
April 10, 2014

Easter craft: Chocolate filled Easter ornament tutorial

Don’t get started on decorating for Easter before you’re done reading this tutorial. Learn in a quick step by step way how to give a unique DIY touch to your home décor and have fun in the meantime. Easter egg made with different strings, which you can use to decorate a vase or bowl, on the table or under the mirror. To achieve this nice piece of...
April 08, 2014

Easter craft: Egg nest tutorial

Preparations for spring festivities have started and you don’t want to remain behind, right? Start work early this year, and try to make this cute DIY project. Involve your kids as well and have fun in the process! In order to achieve this, you will need: • a large balloon; • some white glue; • a can spray of hair fixative; • a pair of scissors; •...
April 07, 2014

Easter craft: Paper Roll Bunny Tutorial

If you lack ideas on what to use for decorating your home for this year’s Easter celebrations, you are in luck. Because we found this cute and simple project that we would like to share with you. So, don’t just gaze into your computer screen and get to work! Don’t worry though, it’s quite an easy job to make this little display of toilet paper...
April 04, 2014

Recycling craft: Clothespin Barrel Tutorial

Have you ever run out of DIY ideas? This is the right place on the internet where you will always find interesting tutorials and handmade projects to implement in your home. In order to make this impressive small barrel or container out of regular clothespins and a can of chips, here is what you will need to do. Make sure you have the following...
April 03, 2014

Decor craft: Chalkboard Painting Tutorial

Are you often forgetting the list of groceries you need to buy, before going to the market? Or just want to have a cute place destined to leave notes for your family? Then try this next DIY project, from which you will be learning how to make a chalkboard painting on your fridge. This way you will have your own chalkboard to keep your thoughts in...
April 02, 2014

Decor craft: Origami Flower Tutorial

If you are looking for original ways to decorate or improve the interior design of your room, then you should this next origami flower tutorial. It will require a bit of patience, but the materials you will have to buy are cheap, so you can make as many flowers as you want. It is also a fun tutorial and you can make this origami flower ball...
April 01, 2014

Kids craft: Sock Bunny Tutorial

Can you believe it, I sewed another sock bunny for the Easter!!! After the 2 versions of sock bunnies (this and this) I did 2 years ago using a single sock, this year, I decided to sew a bigger version of sock bunny (14″ tall) which is more c ...
March 31, 2014

Decor craft: Stenciled Botanicals on Canvas

Add some pretty botanicals to your decor with this easy project. Choose colors that you love or use my suggestions, then add simple stenciled designs for a great look! I’ll show you how you can easily c ...
March 28, 2014

Craft Ideas for Mother's Day: Mother's day Daisy

What you need: White paper Yellow quilling-paper Wooden skewer Pencil Scissors Quilling Tool PVA glue Felt tip pen Glue gun
March 27, 2014

Fashion craft: Polka Dot Flower Hair Clips Tutorial

Polka Dot Flower Hair Clips! These are seriously cute and easy!...
March 26, 2014

Fashion craft: Braided T-shirt Keychain Tutorial

When you have kids, you go through a lot of t-shirts. Usually they outgrow them faster than you can replace them, but sometimes they end up with stains you can’t get out before they’ve finished their use ...






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