Quickly! Before everyone’s doing it! Go to Paste Magazine’s Obamicon Creator and Shepard-Fairy-isize the hope right out of yourself!
While you’ve got your materials handy for these hand printed fleece scarves, it will only take you about an hour to put together this well-deserved holiday gift for your hard working canine companion. With two standard bed pillows and one yard of fleece, this no sew, custom cushion will let your dog know how much you care. For cleaning, simply untie the fringe opening, wash or replace inexpensive bed pillows and tie it back up. Continue Reading
This easy no-sew, no-knit hand-printed scarf project makes a perfect and perfectly easy gift for everyone on your list. And since they cost under $2.00 to make, you can create one to match every coat and outfit in their closet.
Click play to watch the video, or check it out here.
- 1/8′ yard fleece
- Long straight edge/yard stick
- Rotary cutter or scissors
- Contact paper
- Craft knife and sharp blade
- Fabric paint
- Stencil brush
Here’s a quick run down:
- Doing your best to keep everything square, cut out your scarf shape.
Potato pirnts are fabulous and super fun, but their big blocky, starchy selves mean either a huge block of color, or your own, carved design.
But, give mother a nature a chance to pick the pattern this time with making prints with celery. A little wispy, a little floral and a whole buncha cool. Pair with some scrap paper for an excellent homemade gift wrap option.
In the DIY design blogosphere, tis always the season for giving: Creature Comforts offers free, download and printable library card pocket templates, standard library cards, and mini-notes. No more description necessary, just go get ’em.
Derek and Lauren from Design*Sponge have a new tutorial each Wednesday, and this one’s too adorable not to share. These hand-stamped dish towels are endless
ly customizable, and a perfect weekend project… i wish they had stamps like these at my local craft store.
-rubber stamp set
-fabric-friendly stamp pad
Here’s a secret: Tattoos are permanent, and they hurt! The idea of the temporary tattoo – for costumes, children, or just to pretend your alot more hardcore than you are- is mighty fine, but stock designs are generally tacky and unbelievable. Makezine highlights temp-tat inkjet paper, which is “come in twos: one printable A4 sheet and one adhesive film.
The process is quick and easy as well as painless (even if you have sensitive
skin, as the ‘tattoos’ are water-based and non-toxic).” Continue Reading
Hollywood-based Walnut Wallpaper won’t have a sports-themed border for your son’s bedroom, or some roosters to complete your French country kitchen. They do showcase some amazing designs you won’t find at your local home improvement store: modern prints from around the world, and new, smaller companies, both of which will equally make you drool.