Archive of ‘DIY crafts’ category

DIY: Make a colorful leather bracelet

By Angeli

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Add a colorful leather bracelet to your arm party! This is my new favorite bracelet this summer. Looks so cool and so easy to do, too! How to make a colorful leather bracelet Supplies and tools Leftover leather (I used my mom’s retaso from her leather bag project) Ribbon Glue (I used heavy-duty hot glue but you [...]

Make your own friendship bracelets for an arm party

By Angeli

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Friendship bracelets are back with a vengeance! I think the last time they were all the rage, I was in high school. But just search for #armparty on Instagram, and you’ll see all modern incarnations of these threaded beauties. Well here’s a simple DIY project for you: beaded and braided friendship bracelets that are super [...]

DIY projects for Mother’s Day

By Angeli

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The best gifts are those that are carefully thought out – and nothing is more thoughtful than a handmade gift you made yourself! Don’t forget: Mother’s day is a few days away. Here are some gift ideas you can DIY. Click the pink “Start slideshow” button to view the step-by-step instructions. Make her a personalized [...]

DIY: Polymer clay owls

By Angeli

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Here’s another easy project to whet your appetite for polymer clay! The great thing about this DIY project is it doesn’t require any special tools! Just clay and a needle! Check out the step by step guide below. How to make a polymer clay owl by beadlady My daughter loves owls. I made her these [...]

DIY: Easy polymer clay flowers

By Angeli

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If you’ve never tried working with polymer clay before, here’s a super easy beginner’s project I created for you! No sculpting skills required! I used cookie cutters for these flowers, but tweaked them a little so they don’t look cookie cutter-ish. Instead, they look dimensional and individually sculpted, and not flat at all. Check out [...]

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