DIY 4th of July Picnic Tins

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On my own blog, Punk Projects, I post a recycled Pirouline tin craft every month! Have you realized yet that the 4th of July is in just a couple of days? Here comes the lakeside picnics, iced tea/lemonade, parades and … Read More...

Circular Yarn Wall Hanging 

 

Naomi, one of the crafty ladies behind the blog Plaster and Disaster created this fun wall hanging out of some yarn and an old hoop! I think this is a really cool piece of art and can easily be … Read More...

DIY Play Dough {No Cook Recipe}

Are you looking for the best play dough recipe ever?  Kim from Everything Etsy says that this is it! For one thing it is a no cook recipe (yay!) and for another, she uses essential oils so you know it … Read More...

Rainbow Contest on Instructables

There is a great contest going on with Instructables for RAINBOWS! Basically, you make a project using rainbows and upload it as a step by step tutorial onto Insturctables to be entered to win!

Here’s what they say about it:

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5 Tips on Writing an Artist Statement

Have you ever been asked to write and artist statement? I haven’t, but when asked to write something “about me” I totally forget who I am. It’s so hard!

Carmen from The Artcademy wrote up 5 tips for writing and … Read More...

DIY Patriotic Rag Wreath 

Sherry from Olives-n-Okra shared this patriotic rag wreath tutorial and with the 4th of July coming up quickly I thought it would be a good project to share for those of us in the USA.  Sherry shares step by step … Read More...

DIY Colorful Painted Lamp Shade

See how simple it is to create this Colorful and FUN painted lamp shade!  A few steps and some of your favorite colors of paint is all it takes.

Amy from Delineate your Dwelling is participating in  the “2015 Knock … Read More...

How to Deal with Negative Feedback on Etsy

Here is a helpful article for us etsy sellers from the Creative Income blog- How to Deal with Negative Feedback (specifically on etsy). I thankfully have not gotten any negative reviews yet, but I’m bookmarking this to read for later!… Read More...

June 2015 Photo Competition

The folks over at Artizan Made just launched their first photo contest and I think that you guys would enjoy participating! The theme is “Made by Hand” and photos need to have something handmade and a hand- that’s it! Participants … Read More...

Macrame Water Bottle holder

I think this Macrame Water Bottle holder is a pretty neat idea. I’ve seen them crocheted but this is the first time I’ve seen a macrame one and macrame is still a pretty hot trend right now.

It’s definitely a … Read More...

Himmeli Geometric Sculpture

How cool is this do it yourself Himmeli Geometric Sculpture made from straws, wire and gold spray paint? These sculptures are very popular with those who like the modern, minimalistic look. This tutorial by Ashley from Ash and Crafts shows … Read More...

DIY No-Sew Rope Coil Basket

Sara from Alice and Lois shared this basket on her blog and I love it! It’s a handmade rope basket that doesn’t involve any sewing! I’ve seen some before, but they always used a sewing machine to stitch the rope … Read More...

Crepe Paper Succulents

Succulents are currently very trendy as they are hardy and eco-friendly. This tutorial by Ashley at Ash and Crafts  shows you how to create succulents that are even easier to take care of- They are made from crepe paper! Amazing, … Read More...

DIY Bohemian Charger Plates

Amy from Delineate your Dwelling has come up with another fabulous project- painted bohemian charger plates! I know my sister would love these.

Amy says: “One of my favorite summer time activities is outside dining.  I love hosting parties, dinner

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Memory Board DIY

I have always loved bulletin boards and memory boards so I just had to share this one that Khadija made:

Khadija says: Memory boards are important element of our living room walls, I made an easy version of a

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DIY Crayon Covered Jars

I wanted to share these easy and fun crayon covered gift jars that Donna from Purl3Agony made. This project turns recycled jars into colorful gift jars that can be used as teacher appreciation gifts, party favors, a fun children’s activity,

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DIY Globe Flower Vase

Here is a tutorial on how to create an easy do it yourself Globe Flower Vase. This is a great upcycle project taking a regular globe and transforming it into a stunning vase! Amy from Delineate your Dwelling shared this … Read More...

GRANDFEST 2015

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Hey guys, I wanted to let you know about a new festival in East London that is bringing traditional skills to life!

This June, older people’s charity, the Royal Voluntary Service will be holding GrandFest, a new one day festival … Read More...