OCTOBER 15TH, 2008 4:05PM PST 

*Grace Violet made a darling mini photo album out of a business card holder.

*Design Sponge has a doily side table project.

*Upholster an Open Side Arm chair with Apartment Therapy.

*Resurrection Fern has two tutorials in one. Crochet acorns, make a felted pumpkin bowl or both!

*Martha teaches us how to make gourd bowls,

*And shares a bookcase-to-office how-to.

*All Things Alyssa has a linen pinboard project that's perfect for the kitchen.

*Inspirations Tips, Techniques and Tutorials has a Map Book video tutorial.

*Bitter Betty Blogs shares a how-to for gilded lace crowns.

*elann.com offers the pattern for the Liquid Silver shawl-perfect for the holidays.

*Simple Up shows us how she turned a sweater into a sweet cropped cardigan.

*Maquette shares 10 easy steps to making your own hair accessory.

*Fog and Thistle shares the Four Seasons downloadable gift tag templette perfect for the upcoming holidays.

*Inspired Ideas teaches us how to make a mouse box.

*A Spoonful of Sugar uses paint samples to make adorable gift tags.

*CraftStylish shows us how to embroider a tee-shirt.

*Pop Knits shares the pattern for their Fair Isle Beret.

*Loop Knits has the free pattern for this slouchy Grace Lace Beret.

*Visit Metapostmodernknitting for the Love Nugget hat pattern.

*Or how about trying this English driving hat? Pattern available from Knitty.

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And for our Crafty Business friends:

Product Photography: Part One : Making It Lovely

10 Responses to “Daily DIY”

  1. Muddlepud Says:

    I have a family member who used paint samples in a baby gift for us. She bought three different outfits and coordinated the samples to match the outfits, then made them into little cards marked with things like “Day at Home” or “At the Park.” Cool idea.

  2. cindy k Says:

    i just think it’s incredible how you find so many great tutorials every day!

  3. Kristena Says:

    I’m dying to knit a beret, and all of those look so pretty!

  4. samantha hahn Says:

    Great line up here. Gotta check out all of the other links too! Thanks for including my hair accessory how-to!

  5. mayaluna Says:

    Rachel,
    You continue to blow me away with how you find all of these wonderful resources. It’s so much work…so I hope you feel how appreciative we all are. I’m still checking in each day, even if you only here me speak up once in a while. I think I’m overwhelmed with how much goodness there is out there, that I’m often left speechless.
    You’re so generous with all you share :)

  6. tammy Says:

    I am in LOVE with your site. It’s got everything-a one stop shop for crafting. Thanks, so glad I found you.

  7. Kristin Says:

    Your site is filled with inspiration – I am so excited that you mentioned my mini album. Thanks!

  8. admin Says:

    Thanks so much everyone! Your comments mean the world to me!

  9. Ms.Tee Says:

    Everything’s great, but that gold crown is just too cute!

  10. zakka life Says:

    the paint chip gift tags are genius!

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