Home and Garden DIY Projects - Punkprojects
We've had this set of 4 folding chairs (and table, but I didn't recover it.) that we got forever ago, They were all a dark forest green which wasn't at all cute. Taylor pinned a picture of a chair that had been spray painted and my Mom and I decided that we had to do something to our chairs. So during our next trip to the store, I grabbed a couple of cans of satin aqua spray paint. We also took a trip to Hancock Fabrics to pick out some fabric to recover the cushions with. Here's a little…
21 No Money Backyard Pallet DIYs for Kids Summer Fun
With summer here and kids out of school, I am pretty sure that it won’t be long before you hear the complaint about “I’m booooooooored”. Kids are all fond of spending time outdoor even in these hot days, so why not make something fun to make their outdoor time even more enjoyable? DIY pallet projects […]
Make an EARPHONE HOLDER…from a mint container (VIDEO included)
Make an EARPHONE HOLDER...from a mint container (VIDEO included) I love listening to music. I almost always play some type of music while cleaning the house, driving in the car (talk radio??....no way!), working on the computer, exercising, etc. I prefer to turn up the music so everyone can hear (like in the car or while while scrubbing those darn dishes)......but there are many times that I need earphones. When I'm working out is probably when I use them most. Or when I'm talking on the…
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DIY Altoid Tin Prayer Boxes- a sweet friend gave me one of these. I keep it on my desk at work and add prayers to it almost daily. Great gift idea, so start saving those Altoid tins! ,
50+ Crafts Made From Denim
Here's a spectacular round up of 50+ craft ideas all using jeans/denim! Some of our most popular posts on this blog have been about re-purposing jeans. Like our denim apron project that was a huge hit - you can see that one here. Head over to Saved By Love Creations to see all 50 ideas. Enjoy!Here's the link...SavedByLoveCreations - 50 Things Made From Old JeansImage Credit: savedbylovecreations.com
Great Ideas for Upcycling Those Old Jeans
In my post 21 Frugal Tips To Try This Year I mentioned that one thing I wanted to work on was the idea of repair/reuse/repurpose. With that in mind, I researched some ways that I
Turn an Old Knife Block Into a DIY Crayon Holder!
Knife blocks don't have to just sit on a shelf at the thrift store. And I know that you can just toss crayons into a can and call it a day. But don't you want a more creative way to display your kids' crayons and school supplies? Plus, you can make this for yourself and organize your knitting needles, pens, pencils, etc.! Get the full tutorial here: http://thriftdiving.com/diy-crayon-holder-from-a-knife-block/#BackToSchool #KidsCrafts AFTER: Brightly painted and a fun way…
sewing: make toddler shorts from a man's shirt - imagine gnats
This tutorial will show you how to repurpose a man's shirt to sew a pair toddler shorts using your favorite shorts pattern.
The 10-Minute Skirt (re-purposing old shirts into skirts)
My little Elli (who is 7 years old and just started 2nd grade today.....ack!) is a skirt fanatic. Well, a dress fanatic too. I know, I've told you that here about a trillion times, so no surprise. But while we were out school clothes shopping a few weeks ago, she would pick up a skirt that she wanted to buy, and I would almost choke while looking at the price tag. Yeah, $15 for a really simple knit or cotton skirt makes me choke. And that was the price of the cheaper skirts we would…
A brilliant storage idea for an old spice rack
I see these spice racks occasionally at thrift stores and have always thought they'd be good for organizing...something. I decided to use one to corral craft paint and brushes, but they'd be great for glitter or sewing supplies too.