Fun body shirt

This cute tee shirt comes from http://maggiemaysgifts.wordpress.com

All you need is a plain white tee shirt, striped fabric,  brown fabric, an old pair of jeans and some white yarn.

sew a button on the pants.

cut brown fabric for shoes and used yarn for white laces.

Then  just line the pieces up, pinn them in place and sew them onto the white shirt with a zig zag stitch.

Full tutorial here

DIY Chalkboard Globe: Anthropologie Soapstone Knock Off

Jacob does it again with this great DIY chalk paint globe! hometreeatlas.com

Such a cute idea and endless possibilities of use.

Materials used: Plastic globe, black acrylic paint, chalkboard paint, brushes and chalk.

Step one is to paint the entire globe black including the blue stand. Jacob wanted to have a basecoat to paint the chalkboard paint onto.

After painting 2 coats of black acrylic, and 2 coats of chalkboard paint – Jacob then conditioned the globe. This is done by crushing up some chalk and wiping it all over. This is what Jacob tried to create the soapstone texture, by wiping the chalk dust horizontally around the globe.

See the full tutorial right here

DIY: Advent calendar

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Advent Calendars are a great tradition for families that celebrate Christmas. Here is a simple idea of a modern advent calendar. It's easy to make and very inexpensive. Source...
 
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Add pieces of paper with sweet notes or activities for the season :)
 
See more great advent calendar ideas here... 
 
 

Diy Clay Petal Vase

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A plain vase got a fabulous makeover with a touch of stone glay. This tutorial from Centsational Girl can help you create something really beautiful. Hop on over to Kate to see the full instructions!


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DIY Nightstand!

DIY project: split a table in half, paint it a bright cheery color, install on both sides of a bed....

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How To Make Terra Cotta Pot Pendant Lamps

Robin Horton of Urban Gardens came up with this clever DIY lamp for a potting shed they converted into a "Creative Garden Retreat". They used ordinary reclaimed terra cotta garden pots, turned them upside down, added a ceiling cord set, and hung them as ceiling pendant lamps, bringing a bit of garden to an indoor room.

What You Need
• Terracotta Garden Pots
• Ceiling Cord Set (find at IKEA or Home Depot, or here if you prefer cloth cords)
• Toggle-bolt hooks to hang the lamp

Step By Step Instructions
Note: You will likely need to enlarge the drainage hole on the bottom of the pot to accommodate the cord socket.

1. Soak the bottom of a terra cotta pot in water for one hour to soften the clay for drilling.

2. Enlarge the hole with a conical rasp bit (or Dremel 562 tile cutting bit) or file.

3. Place the cord socket through the hole of the pot.
—Gently squeeze metal ears on socket and insert socket into hole.
—Release pressure on ears.
—Install light bulb (75 watt maximum).

4. If you want a bit of extra hold, add a bead of sealant around the circumference of the pot opening where it meets the cord socket.

5. Hang the Lamp
Hang the pendants using strong ceiling hooks and then run the cord as inconspicuously as possible (across ceiling and down corner of wall) to the nearest outlet.

6. Optional: Hide the power cord:
You can place some narrow inexpensive molding over the cord and paint it to match your wall. Alternatively, you can wrap the cord in something to make it a decorative element — either some chandelier cord covers or wrap the cord in jute or another type of decorative string. (If you use a cloth cord set, you can select a color that works as an accent.)

Full tutorial with images right here

Travel Photos Confetti Display – Plus DIY Printables Guide

This project comes from hometreeatlas.com

Jacob is the awesome craftsman on this and he has a great tutorial for this project!

Here is the full tutorial and Printables guide.