Easy Button Cufflinks for Father’s Day

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Natalie from Creme de la Crafts has a great Father’s Day gift idea–all you need to do is “dig through your house for some interesting looking buttons!” Once you find them, you’ll have just about all you need for a kid-friendly project that results in a “one-of-a-kind gift for Dad.”

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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

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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…}

Heart Charms from Upcycled Cardboard

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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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Wine Cork Necklace

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Daniela blogs at Curly Made.  Her latest creation?  A necklace made from a wine cork!

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Whimsical Squirrel Pins from Scraps

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Nicole from The Felted Fox shares a problem that many crafters will be familiar with.  “When I first started to sew, every piece of fabric seemed important.  After each project I would end up with a pile of scrap fabric that I just couldn’t bring myself to throw out,” she says.

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A Fun Craft with Vacation Mementos: Postcard Pendants

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Over at The Daily Simple, Aubrey shares a way to turn old postcards into pretty jewelry.  For this project, she used vintage postcards that she found at an antique store, but you could also use old postcards that you’ve kept from vacations or in your letter boxes.  (If you are like me, you’ve probably got quite a few postcards in a shoebox someplace!)

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Stars of the Silver Screen: a Jewelry Organizer

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April at House by Hoff nabbed an old window screen from the attic of her old home before she moved.  “The house was built in 1921, and I’m fairly certain this screen was original to the house…cool!” April says.

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