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Different style of scrapbook

nyc mixed paper journal.

**********UPDATE: Sorry the photos are no longer working! I have reposted all of the photos on my current blog. You can view the journal here: http://saturdaymorningvintage.typepad.com/blog/2013/06/2009-nyc-mixed-paper-journal.html THANK YOU!!********** I took a little trip to New York last month and just finished a mixed paper journal that holds all of my pictures, tickets, brochures, and other mementos. Here is the finished product: If you want to make your own to celebrate a recent trip…

Tubular Bracelet

Tubular Bracelet (bhg.com)

Cut vinyl tubing into a 10-inch-long piece. For a connector, cut a 1-inch-long piece from smaller tubing that fits snugly into the longer ...

DIY: Recycling containers with crochet

Recycling containers with crochet

This is a post that has been lurking unfinished in my drafts for YEARS!!! How bad is that! The first one of these I made was I think in 2...

Mod Podge craft tutorials - over 200 of them. This is the ultimate list!

Mod Podge Crafts: Get the Ultimate Collection!

Get 400+ projects - all the Mod Podge crafts you'll need! If you have never used it before or used it for years, you'll find something here.

Homemade Polymer Clay

Homemade Polymer Clay

At different points over the last few years I've played around with different kinds of homemade "clay." My favorite is a polymer clay also known as cold porcelain. Its main ingredients are cornstarch and white PVA or Elmer's glue. I like it because it's smooth and a little bit elastic to work with and dries extremely hard. It's also relatively non-porous so it takes paint really well. And it doesn't degrade over time like baker's clay or salt clay does. I've used it to cover blown-out…

Decorate wooden letters with vintage comics Blogs, Dogs, Frogs and books.

Wooden Superhero letters

Okay, so I've already covered some basic paper mache letters in vintage comics, but I found some really sturdy, good quality, wooden letters and I couldn't resist. I could only find an 'S', a 'J' and an 'E' but luckily I have a son named Josh, a good friend's child named Sebb and a gorgeous little lady called Emily, who these will be just great for! I'm using my faithful vintage comics. So here's what I did for the 'S'... First find some vintage comics. It's such a shame to cut them up, but…

How to resize your kids artwork to fit in frames.

Displaying Kids Art on the Wall–{Hot Tip!} - Infarrantly Creative

School is over and summer is well underway. But I bet if you are anything like our family you have kept special papers, report cards, and art projects all in some type of bin, box or folder. One of the things I have noticed about my kids is that the more I showcase their projects the more they try. I love decorating with my kids’ art work and I find that they feel such a sense of pride when their artwork “makes it” on our walls. {...Read More...}

Making t-shirt yarn

T-Shirt Yarn - How to Make | Recycle Tutorial | Craft Passion

Learn how to recycle old seamless t-shirts into T-shirt yarn. The T-shirt yarn is perfect to crochet and knit into basket, bag, rug, scarf etc....

Easy Tote Bag Pattern-Great Beginner's Sewing Project

How to Make a Bag: Tote Bag Pattern and Tutorial

Looking for a quick and easy sewing project? This easy tote bag pattern and tutorial is fast and turns out great! Very easy instructions to follow and you will love how this cute bag turns out.

DIY Tshirt Bag! Stop throwing old T-shirts away ... or buying gift bags. Make this in minutes! www.skiptomylou.org #tshirtbag #diy #crafts

Step by Step Tie Dye

Let me walk you through step by step how to tie dye a shirt and then turn it into a cool tie dye t-shirt bag is super easy to make takes only takes minutes to sew.

blow box party lights

Colorful DIY Origami Fairy Lights

These colorful DIY origami fairy lights are perfect for any party! They add a fun blast of color to any space! Pluse they would look great as decor!

DIY decoupage beach tote bag - made with fabric scraps and Mod Podge!

Decorate a Canvas Bag with Fabric in Three Steps

You can decorate a canvas bag with your favorite fabric in three steps! I made a fun DIY beach tote for summer pool trips. It's SO easy!

Make a Personalized 'Home' Sign with Your Family Photos (Craft Tutorial) - 5 Minutes for Mom

This is a guest post from Brittany at My Decoupaged Life. My brother-in-law recently came home from a deployment to Afghanistan. About a week after he came home we went to visit him and his family. Since they were opening up their home to my family, I knew I didn’t want to arrive empty handed,... Read More