Tag: crafts

Thursday To-Do | Upcycled Tote Bags

Thursday To-Do | Upcycled Tote Bags

Here’s a great idea on Pinterest for upcycling t-shirts into tote bags. Super simple and very useful. I chose one of my t-shirts that I love but that has always been just a smidgen too tight for my muffin top. I’ve finally given up on […]

Thursday To-Do | Leather Key Chain Holder

Thursday To-Do | Leather Key Chain Holder

  I’ve had this idea from //Between the Lines// pinned for years, probably since I first signed up on Pinterest.  I’ve pinned quite a few of her tutorials, I love her elegant simplicity. I chose this project today because I wanted to do something quick […]

Thursday To-Do | Photo String Frame

Thursday To-Do | Photo String Frame

The inspiration piece this week is this photo string frame by Talia Christine.   Source Pin it here   And here is my version:   Here’s how you can make one too. Supplies Thrifted wooden frame String photos mini clothespins hammer and small nails OR […]

Thursday To-Do | Yarn Wrapped Vases

Thursday To-Do | Yarn Wrapped Vases

It’s flower season! I love these yarn or string wrapped vases and jars over at Warm Hot Chocolate. I was also happy for such a creatively simple project right now as I am having a very month! This is such a sweet and simple way […]

Thursday To-Do | Vintage Wall Hanging

Thursday To-Do | Vintage Wall Hanging

This project has been in my head for ages! Here is the original inspiration I used. I bought this vintage map almost two years ago, and I have been promising Kieran to install it for ages (he is really into maps lately).  The tutorial we […]

Thursday To-Do | Felt Boxes

Thursday To-Do | Felt Boxes

I love love love these felt boxes from How About Orange. So stinking cute! Plus who can say no to extra storage right? I mostly followed her instructions. Measuring & Cutting   Gluing Here are the tweaks I made: My felt was in 12 x […]

Thursday To-Do | Crochet Wrap Bracelets

Thursday To-Do | Crochet Wrap Bracelets

Summer is coming, and with it festival season! Maybe. But these crochet wrap bracelets are great for any time of year. I followed the instructions over at 1DogWoof  pretty much exactly. You will need: crochet thread/yarn/hemp/string crochet hook appropriate to the medium you are using. […]

Thursday To-Do | Embroidered Cat Doorstop

Thursday To-Do | Embroidered Cat Doorstop

Isn’t this the most adorable door stop you have ever seen? I had so much fun making him, even though I’d recently been lamenting to a friend on Instagram that I am total crap at embroidery, ever since being traumatized by my needlework teacher when […]

10 Quick Crafting Tips

10 Quick Crafting Tips

Yarn is a great material for a variety of projects. Go beyond knitting and crochet, and use it for wall hangings, weaving and even embroidery. Organise your supplies by how you use them, not necessarily by type or colour. Keep your most used tools handy […]

Let’s Get Crafty With It

Let’s Get Crafty With It

It’s March, the weather is improving, I have daffodils on my desk, and I am getting into a good groove with my arts and crafts projects. My word for 2018 is make, and I’m doing my best to make that a reality. This month I […]