JANUARY 16TH, 2009 4:53PM PST 
*Sew your own velvet shoe bags with a how-to from Martha. *Bare Maked tells us how she turned an umbrella into a light shade. This is fabulous!*I love these grandparent blocks from A Bit of This and a Bit of That. These would make great gifts for young kids. *Learn how to reverse applique a monogram on Tiny Decor Blog. SO much fun on kid's clothes!
*Grab this Edgar Allen Poe embroidery pattern at Urban Threads. *Turn a tea towel into a full-size apron with a how to from One Pearl Button. *Learn how to make a shadow box with Inspirational Tips, Techniques, and Tutorials.*Turn a wine bottle into a moody lamp with this how-to on Instructables.
*Wink Designs shares the pattern for these Tiny Dancer ballet slipper charms. *Make a woven scrap journal with CraftStylish. *Patchy Apple has the pattern for this fabulous boxy bag. *Craft a sweet princess wand using this how-to and pattern from Zakka Life.
*Transform a frame into a fabric-covered corkboard with CraftSanity. *Learn how to make this unique bottle cap trivet with directions on the blog, My Amphetamines and My Purls.*Craft a recycled chunky mini album with a video how-to from Creativity Prompt. *Make easy bottle cap magnets and thumbtacks with directions from Martha.
*Download and print these fun Mad Lib style thank-you notes from Deena Rutter on Vintage Glam.*Visit Pin and Paper and learn how to alter clothes with appliques. *Anna Laura has a fantastic tutorial on screen printing using drawing fluid and screen filler. *Learn how to throw a tea party on The Hyper Homemaker.

9 Responses to “Daily DIY”

  1. Annie Pazoo Says:

    Rachel – you are awesome! Another fantastic post. Gotta try those bottlecap magnets, and the cork board, and….and….and Thanks!

  2. Sarah Says:

    Too many cute projects here! I’m going to go bookmark the grandparent blocks and the fairy wand. Love them both!

  3. Sam Says:

    I have so many blogs in my reader, I’m drowning in posts, but I still come here and find new projects I haven’t seen before!
    I don’t know how you do it, but THANKS! And keep it up, if you can :-)

  4. K Says:

    So many ideas – so little time! Thank you for rounding them all up for me! lol.

  5. Christy Says:

    These are all extra sweet tutorials! Thank you so much!

  6. Fuji Mama Says:

    Oooooh, so many good ones today! THANK YOU!!!!

  7. thehomebound Says:

    Very cool. I am especially digging the umbrella idea.

  8. Chica and Jo Says:

    Loving the Mad Lib thank you notes. How creative!

  9. Junie Moon Says:

    So many fun things. Since today is the anniversary of Poe’s death, I am going to quick pop over and enjoy Urban Thread’s embroidery project. Thank you!

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