At Chaleur Life, Jess tells us that she has a lot of sock yarn. ” Often times, there’s a decent little chunk of yarn left over after knitting a pair of socks which I can never quite bring myself to throw away,” she confesses. This Spring, she found a fun way to use all of that leftover yarn.
With Spring just a few melted snowdrifts away, many of us are pulling out our glue guns and getting to work on fun crafts to welcome a new season. Laura Beth from A Step in the Journey tells us about her latest project. “I started with a few Starbucks frappuccino bottles saved for me by friends at work, and took off the labels with GOO Gone.”
Virginia of Fynes Designs had been striking out when it came to patio furniture. She’d waited until she could find one that she could afford, but to her disappointment the one she bought turned out to be a lemon and had to be returned. Bummer. “One day, just after garbage clean up, one of my cousins landed on my door-step with a gem,” Virginia tells us.
Want to learn how to turn a man’s polo shirt into an adorable skirt for a little girl, without ANY sewing? Jamie from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom started this project with a green and white striped polo shirt.
Kristen from Lipstick and Sawdust has turned her skill for reusing and repurposing into something that benefits more than just her family. “This project was created for my child’s school auction. I cut hundreds of slices from different fallen tree branches found in my driveway and on the side of the road in my area,” she explains.
Inspired by all of the Easter egg crafts she’s been seeing, Claire of Huppie Mama thought to herself, “Well, instead of an egg craft, why don’t I make something with the egg cartons?”
At Confessions of a Serial DIYer, Christy had this tulip wreath from last year’s spring decor. “I had it hanging in the garage and it had fallen several times and was looking a little tattered, ” she explains, so she decided to take the wreath apart and make something else for this year.
At House of Hawthornes, Pam spotted this mid century modern beauty of a chair at a yard sale and brought it home for–get this–a dollar. (Since a dollar isn’t worth much these days, I’m counting that as a rescue!) It was made of really nice wood and had amazing lines, but the orange upholstery was an eyesore!