DIY and Craft Tutorials

How to reuse old jeans

How to reuse old jeans

[tps_header]Jeans are the most popular clothing that we all have in our closets. Some of them are not suitable to wear anymore and some we keep with hope that we will dress again in the future. Denim is a great material for crafts, is durable and from it can be created a completely new, useful items. Here are some ideas and tips how to use old jeans. When you cut the jeans beware pockets to…

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How To Paint Furniture Like a Pro

How To Paint Furniture Like a Pro


1. Use Fine Grit Sandpaper to Sand – For a really polished look, sand really well. Start with 100 grit sandpaper, then go over the piece again with 220 and then 320 or 400 grit sandpaper, until the surface is completely smooth.
2. Clean Thoroughly – In order to avoid imperfections under the paint, you must clean the piece thoroughly with Windex or TSP. Make sure to get the little dust bunnies out…

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How to Get Rid of Water Rings on Wood With Mayonnaise

How to Get Rid of Water Rings on Wood With Mayonnaise


This method is good if the water mark is old!
1. Wipe off the water if is still there with an absorbent paper.
2. Spoon a generous amount of mayonnaise onto the water mark and rub it in with your hand or a paper towel.
3. Pour a big quantity of mayonnaise on water mark and polish it with your hand  or a paper towel.
4. Leave the mayonnaise on the water ring for  an hour.
5. Wipe off the…

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10 Snapshots you should keep in your phone’s photo album

10 Snapshots you should keep in your phone’s photo album

Have you ever had trouble remembering the name of a prescription? What about the measurements of your air filter? Thanks to the universal nature of smartphone cameras, you can now carry this information with you at all times, for as long as you need.
You probably already use your email or note applications on your smartphone as reminders for your everyday tasks.

But what you might not know is that…

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DIY Glitter Heels

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Supplies:
- Old Shoes
- Glitter from Rayher 110g
- Fabric glue of Stanger
- Brush
- Clear Coat from Marabu

How to make:
Step 1: Glue shoes one by one with a thin layer of fabric glue Brush!
Pay attention not immediately be provided with the whole shoe glue, otherwise it complicates further processing.
Step 2: Glitter generously provided with fabric glue to make sprinkle and let stand…

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Posing Guide: 50 portrait idea to try right now

Posing Guide: 50 portrait idea to try right now

[tps_title]Full-length portraits[/tps_title]Learn some fun and creative poses for improving  your people pictures.
Anybody with a Canon D-SLR can take a portrait. You just get somebody to look down your lens and you press  the shutter button, right? But to capture top-quality portraits like the pros you need to put some more thought and preparation into your shots. Once you Canon is set up, and…

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DIY Personalized Mug

All you need is a sharpie and a porcelain dish in my case a mug. You can use a cheap mugs from the dollar store ( my mug is from IKEA ) to create gifts or just to personalize your daily coffee mug. Just draw on the surface of your mug and bake it for 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Allow them to cool naturally before using it.I recommend to wash it manually don’t use the dishwasher because the marker…

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DIY Rustic Home Decoration Ideas

DIY Rustic Home Decoration Ideas

Rustic decor is always welcomed in an interior style. If you want to add a little warmth and coziness in your home then you should enter some rustic decorations in your home. There are French, English and American rustic style. If however you manage to mix all styles and traditions in your home, you’ll get invaluable refuge that you will not want to leave. You can use motifs and materials with…

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DIY Rainbow Table

Lady Croissant changed one, small Ikea table, using solid-colored washi tapes which became an inspiration for Elise from “Enjoy it” blog. Both are wonderful and creative, though made the same way (except that Elise used paper tapes). I liked the small one because I have got the same and always wanted to embellish it somehow. Elise’s desk looks amazing, and our craft table could do with those…

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DIY: Lace inset jeans

A touch of lace on denim jeans is all it takes to create an original look. Lace inserts are a popular denim DIY.

How to Clean Your Bathtub

How to Clean Your Bathtub

Forget other methods like : Half a grapefruit and some kosher salt, Dishsoap, Baking Soda, Baking Soda and Vinegar
Use 20 Mule Team Borax!!

How to use?
Sprinkle 20 Mule Team Borax on a damp sponge or cloth and wipe on shower stalls, tubs, walls, and tile to remove soap scum, hard water deposits, and dirt.

You can find Borax in the cleaning aisle of your grocery store next to the powdered laundry…

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DIY: Dry Shampoo Spray

DIY: Dry Shampoo Spray

What you need:
1 tbsp of cornstarch
4 tbsp of water
1 tbsp of rubbing alcohol ( I used ethyl, found it at Walgreens)
small measuring glass, cup, bowl…whatever.
a small spray bottle (shown in first picture)
Mix it all together, pour it into your spray bottle and shake it up!

How to use:
Spray from 20-25 cm, wait for a few minutes, and then pat your hair gently or simply rub your fingers through to…

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DIY Flip flops and scarf

With a little creativity, you can make some cute sandals out of your old flip flops. All you need are some cheap flip flops, a colorful scarf and scissors.

DIY Flip flops and scarf

With a little creativity, you can make some cute sandals out of your old flip flops. All you need are some cheap flip flops, a colorful scarf and scissors.

DIY – Square circle skirt

DIY – Square circle skirt

I LOVE this skirt, so I gave it a try, and cuteness abounds. I did the coordinating fabric – cupcakes knit with the coordinating sprinkles knit – that was just sitting there waiting for this. Also did the yoga waist, as alas, I was unable to find the elastic (yet!). Then added a lettuce edge (because well, I’m crazy). Even with the single knit, it still came out too cute.
I found this cute diy…

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Homemade Mosquito Repellent

What you need:

  • 5 drops of Lavender Essential Oil
  • 5 drops of Citronella essential oil
  • 3 – 4 Tbsp Homemade Vanilla Extract
  • 4-5 Tbsp. Lemon Juice or 5 drops of Lemon Essential Oil

How to make:
Mix all of the above ingredients in a spray bottle and fill the rest up with water

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