What I gawked at today…..

Craftgawker is one of my favorite sites. Although I do enjoy being able to search for specific things on pinterest, I often find myself scrolling through pages and pages of handmade items on craftgawker. The site features whats hot right now by showcasing, tutorials related to fashion, decor, bath & body, accessories, basically anything andContinue reading “What I gawked at today…..”

I’ve got you covered: diy knitted computer case

Are you in need of a cute way to protect your laptop? Why not make a knitted computer case? It takes only a couple of hours and would be a great gift to give to a friend! Here’s what you’ll need: -yarn (I used Loops and Threads’ Cozy Wool in velvet, note: I recommend aContinue reading “I’ve got you covered: diy knitted computer case”

Simple Pinterest Projects

When searching under the DIY & Craft category on Pinterest there are so many simple and inexpensive projects that require little time and effort and use many common household items. Although these projects may not fulfill your need to challenge yourself as a DIY-er,  they sure are easy ways to spice up your decor, addContinue reading “Simple Pinterest Projects”

The Perfect Pillowcase

Don’t know what to make with one yard of fabric? Make a simple standard-size pillowcase! It’s such a simple process- it probably only takes twenty minutes! I followed along with a tutorial provided by Kay Porczak through about.com It is very easy to follow along through both the video demonstration and the written transcript. WhatContinue reading “The Perfect Pillowcase”

Tie Dye thats to die for!

I thought I’d take the time to share some things I’ve made using tie dyed material. Why wear just tie dye shirts when you can wear it in so many other ways!? Firstly, a braided headband is extremely easy to make! I followed along with this tutorial by make it-love it to create this  5Continue reading “Tie Dye thats to die for!”

cute as a button earrings!

With buttons becoming even more artsy and detailed its no surprise that I’d want to turn some of my favorite ones into earrings! The buttons I worked with for this DIY used to be on my cardigan sweater. However, over time they fell off and instead of letting them sit in my sewing box, IContinue reading “cute as a button earrings!”

water you waiting for!?

Many students around my campus, and I’m sure at every college campus carry with them reusable water bottles. They are a great way to stay hydrated throughout the day, save you money on not having to buy drinks, are aesthetically pleasing, coming in different colors, styles and sizes and will last forever! Decorating your waterContinue reading “water you waiting for!?”

Snug as a bug in a Toothbrush Rag Rug

The project of the week is a ‘Toothbrush Rag Rug”! I liked the idea of making a rug, for it can really add character to a room, is soft on the toes and because it was something I have never created before! I discovered that there are many different techniques one can use in orderContinue reading “Snug as a bug in a Toothbrush Rag Rug”