DIY Scarf Organizer

plastic-hanger

Here’s a quick project that you can make that you probably have most of the materials for already on hand. It’s a hanging scarf organizer, and Jessica from Living on the Cheap came up with it. The first step is easy: pull out a plastic hanger from your closet.

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Sunglasses Makeover with Mod Podge

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Dawn is a “big fan of cheap-o sunglasses,” partly because she has a reputation for “breaking or losing” them. (You’re not alone there, Dawn!) Over at Pretty Shabby UK, she’s showing us how to give our inexpensive sunnies some serious swagger.

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Popsicle Stick Jewelry

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Here’s a fun project using something that is easy to find during the summer months: popsicle sticks! Daniela at Curly Made has been experimenting with turning wooden popsicle sticks into jewelry.

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DIY Netted Stone Friendship Bracelets

aquarium-rocks

Daniela at Curly Made enjoys making friendship bracelets.  Here’s a acute version that she came up with.  She suggests upcycling some aquarium stones or using other pretty rocks you’ve collected, to keep the costs low. To make these pretty bracelets, Daniela uses a clipboard to hold onto the waxed cotton cords.  She provides a video {…Read More…}

No-Sew Polo Shirt to Skirt

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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.

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Heart Charms from Upcycled Cardboard

Piece-of-cereal-box

A cereal box has so much potential once the cereal is gone. It’s made of lightweight cardboard that’s perfect for all kinds of projects. Here’s a cute one from Daniela at Curly Made.

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Spring-worthy African Print Sweatshirt

grey sweatshirt

The lovely Nicole from The Felted Fox saw some amazing African print sweatshirts while browsing Pinterest. As she says, “I already owned a plain grey sweatshirt and still had a stash of African print fabrics I collected in South Africa.” So she decided to make one of her own.

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Adorable DIY Heart Applique Leggings

ripped-jeggings

“My Missy had ripped a hole in one of the knees of her denim colored leggings,” Jamie tells us at Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom.  “Rather than toss them out, why not add a little heart applique to patch the rip?”  A perfect refashion for this time of year! To make these cute heart {…Read More…}