SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2008 3:55PM PST 

*Make your own wall stickers. SO many fabulous possibilities for this project.

*Goodie-Goodie Handmade shares her fabric-wrapped initial project. I love this!

*Resurrection Fern shows us how to knit a scarfette with vintage buttons.

*yoonie-at-home tells us how she made her stunning shrinkable plastic bangle.

*Creature Comforts created sweet blank recipe cards to download. I love the fall colors.

*Martha shows us how to personalize appliqu├ęs to make one of a kind lockets,

*and she has an easy way to create a kitchen helper.

*The Purl Bee shares a men's sock pattern and suggests knitting a few to give to those who are in need. This is a wonderful idea considering that the colder months will soon be here.

*Altered Cloth has a tutorial for a wide fringed fabric scarf.

*I really like the wall in this room. How much fun would it be to paint a rainbow of canvases and cover a wall? How about down a hallway? In a wave pattern?

*Grace Violet tells us how to make a portable dollhouse. Genius!

*dhbuscher has a fun project: rejuvenate your soles!

*Crafty Rah Rah shares her crochet Brr Baby Beanie pattern.

*Curbly has a DIY method for getting rid of fruit flies. Gross, but sometimes necessary.

*Make Baby Stuff has plans for sewing your own baby crib sheets.

*Craft shares the Banana Box Chandelier, complete with directions to make your own. Creative recycling!

*Bead Studio has a Tree of Life pendant how-to.

*This necksock would be cute and warm under fall sweaters. Thanks to Wendy for the free pattern!

*BHG shows us how to make 16 fun and easy thank-you cards.

*Once Wed shows us how to make a paper flower pomander ball. Love the fall colors!

*Cut Out and Keep had lots of great jewelry ideas today. A pearly dew bracelet how-to,

*a dagger necklace tutorial,

*a rainbow circles bracelet project,

*and a Vintage Style Necklace how-to.

*Ready for more? How about this Autumn Leaves Necklace,

*Milliefiori Magic necklaces and bracelets,

*Emerald Silk Strand Necklace,

*And a great idea: turn a not-quite-right bracelet into a necklace that works!

*Interested in jewelry for your head? Check out this ribbon headband how-to,

*This Clematis Tiara tutorial,

*Craft Stylish's a lacy headband how-to.

*And thisParty Princess Tiara project.

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Today brought us two new articles for our Craft Business Resources Page:

Building Your Brand Part Two : Modish

How to Rock Holiday Craft Shows : The Storque

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And if you haven't already, head over to Heart Handmade for their Bella-Bijou jewelery giveaway! This is a fun one! Simply head over to the site and answer this question:

You're running late for a very important appointment and you only have a second to grab and put something on. What piece of jewellery do you go for? (i.e., ring, earrings, necklace, bracelet etc)

Get your answer in by Thursday the 11th, 11pm (EST). One winner will be chosen at random to win these beautiful Bella-Bijou Jewellery Dimples-Aqua Chalcedony earrings. Gorgeous! What are you waiting for?

11 Responses to “Daily DIY”

  1. Jen R Says:

    Love the contact paper idea… I might have a project to two with that in mind…

  2. Flassie Says:

    Love your blog! I put up a link on my blog and I’ve
    been telling people about it in Blogland.

    GOD Bless You and Yours!!!

  3. admin Says:

    Awww, thanks SO much Flassie! I’m thrilled that people like the blog enough to share it with others. This totally makes my day!

  4. chickadee@afamiliarpath Says:

    what a cute blog! love the pictures. and if a “feverfew” is a wildflower then i have no idea.

  5. cherry Says:

    Ohhh such yummy eye candy and true inspirations…cherry

  6. G&D Says:

    Very neat! I really like the colorful wall canvases. And the shoe rejuvenation idea is very clever!!

  7. ...loveMaegan Says:

    ugh….LOVING IT ALL….I’m lagging so much on my own craftiness that I fear someone will do it before me….must start tonight! {and maybe someday I’ll make it on one of your fab posts!}

  8. The Mommy Says:

    That tree pendant is amazing!!

  9. Melissa Says:

    WOW!! What a great site. So many wonderful things to see.

  10. Candi-Teal Chic Says:

    Lots of fun ones!!!

  11. adult friend Says:

    adult friend…

    Cool topic…I thought about your points and must say I agree with a lot of what you mentioned. I’m going to share your blog with my loyal readers. …

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