Monday, 20 October 2014

Hot Glue Halloween Necklaces

Another hot glue project now, and this time you can get creative for Halloween! I particularly like the Frankenstein necklace - it looks so much better than painting the lines on your neck.
Click here for the DIY.

Friday, 17 October 2014

Realistic Eyeball Props

Halloween is fast approaching and this tutorial will help you to make your own cheap eyeball props for just such a spooky occasion. I think they'd look particularly awesome stacked up in glass jars, don't you think?
I especially like the idea of make realistic red veins using strands of red yarn - clever!

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Raspberry Pink Birthday Cake

I had to include a link to this cake on my blog because I think the decoration looks so happy and fun...and I love raspberries!

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Forest Themed Coat Rack

Check out these instructions for making your own nature-themed coat rack, complete with tree branch hooks!

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Snow Queen Crown DIY

This crown is a fun project for any 'Frozen' fan, but of course I'm more interested in the genius craft method of combining hot glue and glitter to make icicles!

Monday, 13 October 2014

Zippered Lips Purse

So cute! This purse is easy to make, even for beginners, and would be fabulous for keeping your make up in :)

Friday, 10 October 2014

Wall Mounted Zombie Head

You could have lots of Halloween fun with this project!
Find the DIY instructions here.

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Copper Wire Bowls

These bowls have been made by simply twisting copper wire together into a mesh, and are a lovely & delicate project for the start of Autumn.

Monday, 6 October 2014

DIY Glow-in-the-Dark Stars

So many kids had glow-in-the-dark stars on the ceiling when I was young, and they still make me smile.
Follow these instructions to easily make your own out of cereal box cardboard.

Friday, 3 October 2014

Homemade Fabric Pumpkins

Fabric pumpkins always look so cosy, and these ones in particular are a very clever use of old shirts and clothes.
Click here for instructions.

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Sewn Image Buttons

These adorable button covers have been created using a sewing machine, and I reckon making a few of them would definitely make you a better sewer - lots of precision work needed!

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

The Beetles

This fun project transforms stones into little golden beetles...cute!
Go here for the DIY.

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Hanging Sling Planters

Create your own hanging garden with leather sling planters - using this tutorial.

Monday, 29 September 2014

Shibori Silk Cuff

This cuff bracelet incorporates sewing, dyed Shibori silk, and beads to make something beautiful (and in my favourite colours too!)
Check out the instructions here.

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Honeycomb Art

This modern yet quite rustic artwork is right up my street, and it would be so fast to do once you've made your hexagon stencil. Go here for instructions.

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Hanging Agate Slices

This beautiful display is eye-catching and unusual. The silver foil edging applied to the agate slices really adds a bit of sparkle!

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Paper Flower Mirror

I think this accented mirror looks rather dramatic and would go so well with Gothic decor.

Monday, 22 September 2014

Lace A-Frame Tent

I have to say I do love a bit of crochet lace! I think it lends a dreamy quality to this indoor tent, don't you think?
Click here for the project.

Friday, 19 September 2014

Eric Carle Inspired Art

I love this art project inspired by Eric Carle (famous for creating The Very Hungry Caterpillar).
The colourful yet minimalist artwork is made by cutting up various other artworks and combining them together.

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Paper Dahlia Wreath

A charming wall ornament that you can make for under $10!
Click here for the DIY.