It’s summer, most of us are on holidays. More holidays equals more traveling and that can mean more discomfort. Traveling by road or air can be long sometimes and uncomfortable. Travel pillows help make the journey more comfortable though. Materials needed: fabric – 1/2 yard cotton fabric (or 2 x 1/4 yard if you are using two fabrics) stuffing – polyester stuffing works best matching thread scissors pins or clips sewing machine
Shower curtains can change the overall outlook of your bathroom. Patchwork shower curtains even bring in more color and patterns into the bathroom. Are you ready to make a shower curtain? Let’s begin! Materials needed: 20 or 25 fat quarters of fabric (I used 25) 12 extra large eyelets
Are you still using that old ironing board cover? Yeah, that one. Aren’t we all guilty of using them, haha! Well, it’s time to change them. The fun part of this ironing board cover is that it has handy pockets for pressing tools. Sounds great? Materials needed: 2 yards of fabric for the cover a fat quarter of fabric for the pockets 2 yards of insulbright insulated batting (you could use 100% cotton quilt batting instead, but it wouldn’t reflect the heat back up) 1 zipper 13’’ long for the...
It’s time for another plastic spoon craft. Yippee! Today, we’ll be making a spoon vase. Well, this vase actually looks like an artichoke. It can really look like anything, depends on the angle I guess. Haha! Materials needed: Plastic spoons Glue gun Glue sticks Jar or can
It’s summer, it’s time to keep hydrated! We usually drink more water in the summer. I drink so much water that I always have to hold on to water bottles. It’s quite frustrating, arrgh! Sometimes I put it in my bag and the aftermath ain’t pleasant. My books get wet from the moisture or spills. Water bottle holders have been my saving grace recently. Materials needed: Yarn Appropriately sized hook Free crochet water bottle holder pattern Yarn needle to weave in ends
Do you need finishing touches for that gift? Do you need to make decoration for a party? Do you need to make a paper bow? A lot of people find it difficult to make the perfect paper bow. Well, friends the good news is that you all will be leaving here today as professional paper bow makers. Haha! Materials needed: DIY Paper Bow Template Scrapbook Paper Printer Scissors or Paper Trimmer Glue Dots
If you don’t have floor pillows then you are missing out on a lot of comfort. They make it comfy to read books, watch movies and just relax on the carpet. Children absolutely love floor pillows! What are you waiting for? Let’s make some floor pillows for that extra comfort at home! Materials needed: Approximately 2 yards of fabric. I highly recommend using indoor/ outdoor fabric. It often has a coating that will resist stains. Since your DIY floor pillow will be living on the floor the added protection...
I love rainbows, they are so colorful and beautiful. Rainbow wall hangings can be used to decorate rooms, cars and literally anywhere. Today, I’ll be sharing with you all this easy macrame DIY. Materials needed: 5’ of 3/4” twisted cotton rope cut 17″, 14″, 12.5″, and 10″ Baby Pink Yarn you’ll need around 40′ Lemon Yarn you’ll need around 38′ Frosty Green Yarn you’ll need around 36′ Aruba Sea Yarn you’ll need around 30′ Fabric Scissors Hot Glue Gun Painte...
Today’s DIY is one of the most amazing craft ever. I mean, this plastic spoon lamp is just too beautiful. Would you have guessed that it’s hand made? Guess what? It’s also very easy to make. Friends, this has to be the craft of the day. Shall we begin? Materials needed: A Plastic Can A Pack of Plastic Spoons Lamp Kit Craft Knife Scissor Hot Glue Gun A Bulb
Palm leaves are so beautiful and add warmth to a home. The good thing about paper leaves is that they require no maintenance. Sounds good to me! They can also be used as decoration for parties and photo booths. Materials needed: Scrapbook Paper – I suggest using paper that is either colored or printed on both sides. Scissors Hot Glue Our Paper Palm Leaf Template OPTIONAL: Paper Scorer – This thing is the BOMB! I got this a couple of years ago and love using it for card making and scoring...
It’s holiday season and the kids won’t be going to school until the fall. They spend most times at the park and sometimes they are indoors. When they are indoors the house can get crazy, so a lot of indoor activities are usually planned. Ball games are always a hit! Materials needed: Crochet hook Yarn Stuffing
Did you know that accessories can be made by melting beads? I bet your kids will find this very cool. It’s like science, how beautiful the beads melt and come together. Such beauty! You can use these accessories for bookmarks, hair clips, notice board pins and so much more. Materials needed: color pony beads parchment paper toaster oven
It’s picnic season once again! Yippee! It’s time to bring out our lunch bags. What if you don’t have lunch bags? Why not just make them? Fabric lunch bags are super easy and fun to make. They also serve as a good gift for friends and family. Materials needed: Gridded pattern paper Pen Scissors Two lengths of cotton fabric (we used two different patterns) Ruler or measuring tape Fabric pen Hairband Button Pins
Are you allergic to flowers? Do you find it hard to take care of real flowers? Yeah, I feel you. Paper flowers are a good substitute to real flowers. I mean these hydrangea flowers look very real. Can you believe they were made of paper? Materials needed: 5-7 sheets of 12x12 Solid Color Cardstock (5 solid color for petals & 2 sheets of your favorite shade of green for leaves). A Styrofoam/ Polystyrene sphere 6” A thin Curling Tool (ie. glue sticks, knitting needles, wooden dowels, ...
Do you have any upcoming birthdays? Or maybe you want to decorate your kids’ rooms? Or your room? Wall letters are perfect for all of that. You can make wall letters of different colors and textures. So much fun. Materials needed: – tissue paper – glue stick – cardboard – scissors – silk flowers (optional)