Category Archive: Crafts

Aug 02

How to Make a Hanging Mosaic Tile Mirror

This step by step tutorial of how to build a How to Make a Hanging Mosaic Tile Mirror is a creative way to decorate and make a room look larger all in one great project. Do It Yourself (DIY) projects are becoming increasingly popular, especially when it comes to home décor. Everyone loves to be …

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Jul 31

Growing Indigo And Dyeing Merino Wool

For folks that love to knit, crochet or use yarn in other ways you might like this tutorial for growing your own indigo and then dyeing skeins of merino wool. It is really neat to see the wool go into the water and vinegar that looks super green from having had  the chopped up indigo …

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Jul 14

How to Make Homemade Leather Octopus Sandals

This step by step tutorial of how to make homemade leather Octopus sandals is a creatively frugal yet stylish footwear option. These leather octopus sandals are amazing creations, as they show creativity, and they’re functional. These shoes would probably be fairly expensive if they were corporate made, but in this case they’re fairly cheap and …

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Jul 04

Ice Cubes Fabric Tie Dye Method

Ice Cubes Fabric Tie Dye method Okay, so you forgot someone’s birthday again. Or you forgot a gift. Either way, you need something, and it can’t be too hard. Something that’s fun and easy to do is ice dying. There’s a lot of different methods people have, because there are so many ways to do …

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Jul 02

Reusable Wet Water Cooling Sponge Balls

This step by step tutorial of how to make reusable wet water cooling sponge balls are inexpensive to make with almost no clean up after the kids are done playing. No tiny pieces of plastic balloons you have to pick up after a water balloon fight in fear the dog, cat, birds or even a …

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Jul 01

Personalized Stepping Stones For Your Garden

This is a great way to make something that you will treasure for years to come. Make these concrete stepping stones with imprints of your children’s feet and or hands. You can decorate with gems, marbles or a mosaic design and keep them in your garden for years. How neat to have you little toddlers …

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