Craft Month 2011 – Day 16 – Upcycle Earrings

Today’s project is a major upcycle.  For it you will need 2 paperclips, the string or yarn of your choice, and a set of earring hooks. The first step is to unbend your paperclips and reshape them into the design of your choice.  I made a simple triangle.  Then wrap the edges in string, followed Read More …

Craft Month 2011 – Day 12 – Lightbulb Terrerium

Today’s craft project is a terrarium.  How is this a craft you ask?  It’s a craft because I have created the terrarium base myself, out of an old lightbulb.  For full instructions on the process, particularly taking apart the lightbulb, see this tutorial from the hipster home.  I used my beading tools to do all Read More …

Craft Month 2011 – Day 10 – Hot Iron Travel Pouch

Today’s national craft month project can be done aas a sewing project, or a hot glue project.  I did mine as a hot glue project, because I couldn’t get the layers of fabric through my sewing machine. This travel pouch was made for my travel size flat iron.  It’s an amazingly simple project.  For this Read More …

Craft Month 2011 – Day 4 – Handmade Book

It’s already the 4th day of National Craft month, and I have to say I’m very proud of myself for having not missed a day yet.  I’ve got a lot of things going on right now, but it’s really refreshing to sit down and craft for a bit in the evening.  I’m very proud of Read More …