Back from a long weekend vacation! Lots of awesome finds to post :D
Printable templates for bird pockets on Country Living.
Egg carton lights! Post is in Norwegian, so I’m not quite sure how it’s made… but it’s pretty! :D
A fine twine belt, from Say Yes to Hoboken.
Mad Hatter’s tea party! Adorable. From Disney.
These would make gorgeous brooches! Patterns for sale at CAROcreated Esty shop.
A very nicely done crocheted llama! Pattern on crochet_goods.
Too awesome for words. How to make a cloud at The Farm Chicks.
Sweet potholders! I especially love the cherry (or grapes?) fabric underneath the pie crust weaving. From Art Threads.
Great reason to eat pistachios. From Addicted 2 Decorating.
Simple dress to make! Not a fan of long dress myself, but instruction is clear and can be easily adapted to knee-length :D From C&C.
Wonderful narwhal! From the wonderful Wunderkammer! If you haven’t visited Wunderkammer before, be sure to check out other fascinating crochet projects and patterns on the blog!
Have a great week, everyone!
Adding jello powder to cookie dough, brilliant! Recipe from I Heart Nap Time.
Aren’t these the cleverest? Not sure where the original post was though. Spotted on Pinterest.
Very stylish shirt skirt by Ninth & Bird.
The cutest Christmas stockings, pattern from Le monde de Sucrette.
Going to give this a try. Tie a turban style headband by Strawberry Koi.
Looks so cozy. Maybe I can modify the pattern to make it fit me. Crochet jacket from Drops Design.
Beach day! Sew a simple dress, from Martha Stewart Living.
Intriguing! Made by melting translucent pony beads in the oven. Looks like it would make nice necklace pendants. From The Artful Parent.
Love the swirly colours in these votive holders. From Creme de la Craft.
This is so awesome! I wonder where I can find small bottles like this… From Transient Expression.
A very very cute needle threader, by Wild Olive.
Have a great start to the week, everyone! :D
I love anything with condensed milk in it. It’s one of the three ingredients in this homemade frozen yogurt! It does require an ice cream machine, but one could also make popsicles with the recipe. From Curbly.
Super cute! I’d so wear a skirt with doily pockets. Tutorial from Homemade by Jill.
Sweet bottle necklaces. To carry fairy dust, of course. Tutorial from Lana Red.
An awesome way to say hello. Polariod pop-up card, printable on Photojojo.
Bright and sweet ric rac flowers, spotted on Ucreate.
Have always been fascinated by air plants! This one is even wearable. Air plant brooch tutorial on Craft.
Have an amazing start to the week, friends!
Watercolour with white pencil crayon resist. Great idea for making a simple greeting card. From Glamour & Grace.
Simply brilliant. Hula hoop chandelier spotted on Pin Cookie.
Lovely heart knot necklace, how-to on Clones & Clowns.
I love fabric, pins, and collage. This is many of my favourite things combined, must give it a try with all the scrap I bought from the yardage sale! From awesome Amy at Strung Out Design :D
Glowing houses, from Fellow Fellow.
AWWWW! Photo booth proposal, spotted on Photojojo.
Also from Photojojo, awesome photo treasure box / accordion book.
So making one of these if I ever have a cat. From Eilen Tein. (pattern is in Finnish, but Google Chrome does a good job translating it)
Spotted on Ravelry, pattern for sale for an awesome Cthulhu scarf! I can so see myself wearing this in the winter.
I made one of these when I was a kid! One of the best crafts in my childhood memories. And then when my sister was old enough I taught her how to make one too :D Paper plate aquarium from Make and Takes. (also check out the very cute seaside jello cups in the same post!)
I love that it incorporates stones and rain. Rain chain from Dollar Store Crafts.
This one’s for Mike :D Typography shrink plastic pendants from How About Orange.
Have a happy Wednesday, everyone! :D
Beautiful crochet edging. Works for t-shirt necklines too, you think? From the Purl Bee.
Simply brilliant. Have to dig into my seashell collection! From I Still Love You.
Very well-written, easy to understand tutorial from It’s Always Autumn. A trip to thrift store is in order!
Washi tape flowers. Makes a nice pin! From Just Something I made.
Very sophisticated men shirt refashion, with pleats! From Leafy Treetop Spot.
Also spotted on Leafy Treetop Spot was a tutorial for adding Peter Pan collar on a t-shirt. Not sure how I would look in it, but I think it’s a nice way to use pretty fabric scraps.
Enlightening! Why didn’t I think of this before? From 13 Life Changing Ways to Eat Food. The toaster grilled cheese is pretty awesome too.
Fun, bold, simple, and oooh – what if the baubles were crocheted? :D Lovely inspiration from The Beautiful Mess.
Look! It’s Reepicheep! Paddling to Aslan’s Country, fearless and valiant… *sniff*
Not a pattern, but we can simply appreciate its awesomeness. By crochet master June Gilbank.
Have an awesome day, everyone!
I thought I-cords are always made with those I-cord makers, didn’t know that it could be knitted on needles. Elizabeth’s Zimmermann’s I-cord tutorial, from the Purl Bee.
Children’s scribbles made stylish by the magic of shrink plastic, from Michelle Dupuis at Rust & Sunshine. (I especially love the awesome necklace in the post)
More shrink plastic goodness – this is so very cute! From Ishtar Olivera.
Did you know that wire can be made out of pop bottles? How fascinating. Saw this on WikiHow.
Awesome wire tutorial (along with many other basic wire tutorials too – I’ve always wanted to learn wirework skills!). So generously shared by Eat Breath Design.
Love the idea of a memory bank. Can be made out of any piggy bank. One could even make a piggy bank. Instead of money, it saves items with emotional values like love notes and ticket stubs. Spotted on Swissmiss.
We need to make this, Mike! Book cover for wireless router, from Apartment Therapy.
Looks pretty straight forward and I like the pockets. Might be a good step up from my square blouses and square skirts. From Crafterhours.
Ooooh. Très chic. Very simple material too. From Elisa McLaughlin Design.
Have a wonderful Wednesday, everyone!
Comfy floor poufs pattern from Pickles.
Make a bunch and we can have a deep sea jelly fish parade! :D Plastic bag jelly fish by Casa Haus.
These have made their rounds on pin boards and blogs but they’re so awesome I have to post them again – pinata cookies! Recipe on She Knows.
Pretty self explanatory. By Aunt Peaches.
Not that I have the skills to make them but these are gorgeous! Succulent cupcakes on Pixel Whisk.
Love this simple wallet. By The Purl Bee.
Also from The Purl Bee, a cap sleeve lattice top that maybe I can knit!
A wooden fence glowing with colourful marbles. By Garden Drama.
This is pretty crazy. Pancake art spotted on Curbly.
Have an awesome start to the week!
Magnolia napkin rings made from paper plates, from the always awesome Aunt Peaches.
Screen printing with embroidery hoop, nylons and mod podge, would really love to give it a try! From Calico Skies.
Ruched leggings made from t-shirts. Looks like the tutorial is for kids-size leggings, but maybe I can find an extra extra large t-shirt in the men section and it will work for me… From Luvin the Mommyhood.
I once saw a shirt at a thrift store that had a piece of sad-looking toast on it and it said “I feel crumby”. So regretting not buying it! But I can now make my own crumby toast with polymer clay, and also happy ones :D From Craft Leftovers.
Make a desktop calendar with a cassette tape case! Brilliant. From Pysselbolaget.
Also brilliant is plasticine art framed in a CD case. From I Made It So.
Funky stripped socks for chairs! :D I’m thinking they would make really great house warming gifts. Pattern on Simply Notable.
It’s like my teacup mushrooms, except with real plants! Going to make this next time I pick up some teacups from the thrift store :D From Sew Trashy.
Made from sewing two silk scarves together. Simply awesome. From Talk 2 the Trees.
Bear, made from a sock. Very neat. Spotted on The Meta Picture.
Very sophisticated-looking origami bows. Folding diagram via How About Orange.
Wouldn’t this make an awesome pin? :D Pattern is in Italian but Google translate does a pretty good job. From Il blog di Laura.
Have a wonderful Monday! :D
I meant to write this post earlier, but have been busy writing the one final paper for the school year – and it’s done! Hurray! But before I knew it, there are only 30 minutes till Easter Friday! A little late for Easter crafts, I suppose. But who says marshmallow peeps and sheep can only be around during Easter?
Cable sheep! I think I can make this one after a whole lot of practicing on this shrug :D From Lion Brand Yarn (free, but sign-in required).
How CUTE!! A felt marshmallow peep! From Michael Ann Made.
I was never successful in blowing out an egg. Rocks are nice hardy alternatives! :D From Candice Ashment Art.
A very nicely designed origami bunny. Link to the diagram on How About Orange.
And now, some all-year crafts! An amigurumi crochet hook! How cool is that? Pattern on Nerdigurumi.
I’m only able to grab a very small image, but you can see how cute this is :D Pattern (and larger images) for fortune cookie baby booties on Craftsy. The dollar stores sell those Chinese takeout boxes, don’t they?
Brilliant way to repurpose an old chopping board. From Family Chic.
This would make an awesome shirt pattern! Must get myself some wooden clothespins… From Easy Peasy Pie.
Happy Easter, everyone!
Eye bombing! How awesome is that?
Cuddly cuddly cuddly. From the always awesome Purl Bee.
Very neat way of braiding the neckline of a t-shirt, by Her New Leaf.
Sunny day friends :D Pattern from Happiness is Scrappy.
Cutest mouse pattern I’ve seen. Especially love the stripy one! By Kate Godfrey on Ravelry.
Pattern for both the cork gnomes and the toadstool, by Annaboo’s House.
Like a field of cherry blossom petals! Afghan square by Julie Yeager on Ravelry.
Life size knitted bees by Hannah Haworth. Pattern for sale! 40% of proceed goes to a bee conservation trust!
Cherry blossoms made with coffee filters! From one of my favourite blogs, Aunt Peaches.
Teddy bear toast – isn’t he the cutest? Spotted on Mini-eco.
Have a great start to the week!