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The easiest "lucky" banner for St. Patrick's Day and bonus craft supplies Don't you feel "Lucky" when you are crafting and you get two items out of one action? I love it and that's just what you get when you die cut these letters out of rectangles of pretty green pattern papers to make a Saint Patrick's Day banner. Gather up your green printed papers.

Up-cycled Shirt So this was simply crying out to be turned into a shirt for me. My pre-teenage child had out grown this lovely cotton shirt so I took un-picker in hand and set about removing the sleeves and the pocket.

42 EKETs make a unique IKEA Cube Bookcase As we did not find anything we like, I came with an idea to build an IKEA cube bookcase. In this case, I went with the EKET shelves. It is not a tough hack, but the final look is really amazing and beautifully replaces our EXPEDIT shelf. I measured our wall and very easily made a first sketch of the design on paper.

Look What Got Dragged Out of Hibernation Kicking And Screaming For Joy As you know, I have a couple of projects that have been sitting in sewing hibernation, because my sewing machine needed to be oiled. It was squeaking and squealing like crazy. I thought it was the needle rubbing on the foot plate, but no matter how many times I adjusted the needle it still sounded awful.

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DIY: 6 Winter Warmers from Upcycled Materials For those with just a smidge of craftiness, perhaps a penchant for thumbing through the racks at the thrift store, the potential for sweet DIY winter clothes is large. There are fun hats, wacky leg warmers, comfy socks, and all the rest of it. Lots of these upcycles require little to no sewing, and they can look as stylish as they do kooky.

DIY Tissue Paper Washi Tape Not only is this a great way to use up tissue paper, but it's also works to customize your washi to what you need rather than trying to use just the options of washi colors you have on hand. Do you love washi? If so, what do you use it on? Here are a few more posts we think you will enjoy:.

Easy Fidget Spinner DIY - Science Fair Project Idea And I traced our templates out for you! I have 3 free Fridget Spinner Templates for you today - two Tri Fidget Spinners and one double one. Hopefully you will find them handy. I also had lost of questions from my YouTube viewer community, about different glues, the need for coins etc.

How to make lots of easy recycled clamps I often times need a bagillion clamps when I am covering a book or something like that. Pop on over to the Makezine blog to read a bit more about how to make a bunch of clamps with recycled PVC pipe. I wonder if this PVC pipe would be flexible enough to make bracelets with as well?

Upcycling more Shutters and a DIY Wreath I haven't acquired any new supplies lately. I've been trying to dig thru my pile of junk, using up some of my current stash. I still have a pile of shutters buried in my storage room and a few more under my deck…I even think I have one or two stuck in the garage.

Charlotte, NC: Best Antiques, Architectural Salvage, & Thrift Stores And so it's high time for me to blog about shopping in Charlotte, NC - specifically looking for the best antiques, vintage, architectural salvage, and thrift stores in Charlotte. Remix Market. This shop may have been a last-minute addition to my original itinerary, but it ended up being one of my very favorite stops.

Festival of handkerchieves The way it accompanies me through life in a pocket, ready to assist when pollen is too much, when I'm moved to tears, when the wind is chilly enough to make eyes water or when genuine misery leaks out of me. The way it supports me through illness time after time.

Rustic Spring Projects - 20+ Easy DIY Inspirational Ideas One day last week it felt like spring. I know weather can be deceptive, especially at this time of year, but it gave me a glimmer of hope! Because we're talking rustic spring projects, first is my Spring Wreath Farmhouse Frame that I shared a few weeks ago, in case you missed it.

Skirt to summer top - refashion One of my sewing goals for this year is to work on upcycling and refashioning my growing collection of thrifted items. The first refashion for the year is this project. This size 12 white eyelet pencil skirt was thrifted from a Vinnie's thrift store probably about 2 years ago.

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 465 - Funky Junk Interiors Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 465. Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific. Happy upcoming weekend! Well, this past week we we got our storm as promised! A good dump of snow and bitter cold temperatures kept all us west coasters huddled in for a short while.

From recycle to upcycle: how these entrepreneurs and artists show the way for the conscious consumer In our recap on Mumbai’s annual Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, we share more artist insights along with a range of repurposed art works.

How to Paint Glass Panel Doors If you're looking to paint your glass panel doors - this tutorial will talk you through how to do that, including the types of paint to use and popular tips on how to paint around the glass for a professional looking finish. About painting glass panel doors….

Fabulous Finds Friday: A Vintage Wooden Abacus Or Two I say this all the time, but I honestly never know what I'm going to find at my local thrift store. The store I go to most is located in the town where I work, just a couple of stores down from the office. I go to this thrift store several times a week during my lunch break.

Let me introduce myself Hi, welcome, and thankyou so much for visiting my blog! I am just going to dive straight in! I started my waste reducing journey around 4 years ago; I had finally reached the end of two degrees, both of which had a lot of environmental elements in them and I knew I wanted to lessen my impact on the planet.

Cheese Cloche that looks good in the fridge and out The 356+ glass food container with bamboo lid makes a great mini cheese cloche. Keeps your cheese fresh and protected with more style than plastic, and without taking up as much fridge space as a regular cloche. At least where I live, the square version is perfectly sized to fit the most popular everyday sandwich cheese here:.

New pop-up bazaar features fashion, gifts and prisoners' upcycled furniture The Lincolnite went for a sneak preview of the new pop-up shop in Waterside selling movie merchandise, gifts and even furniture that has been upcycled by inmates from Lincoln prison. As previously reported, the St Barnabas pop-up shop will open in the nearly 8,000 square foot unit next to New Look on Monday, February 18 until the end of March.

11 Items You Didn't Know You Could Recycle or Upcycle You're already recycling paper, bottles, and cans, but there's so much more that you can keep out of landfills.

Gleaning Gifts & Making Mistakes I am beginning to understand that the first few years of homesteading is primarily about observing, receiving what is already there, and doing a lot of things the wrong way. This post is a seasonal highlight reel of late summer and autumn - the gifts gleaned and the mistakes made.

Scrap Happy February I am having a serious sort out of all my yarny WIPs and UFOs. In 2016 I made a blanket to send to Syria for refugees, inspired by Mrs Snail's method of joining oddments of yarn with a knot and leaving the knots as texture in the work - with no ends to sew in!

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