safety pin “pins”

Ever wondered what to do with all of those awesome spare buttons? Or maybe you picked up some really neat buttons from a thrift store or antique sale? Super glue them to a safety pin for a chic original addition to any garment.  legallycrafty: Supplies: Safety pins Buttons Hot glue Estimated time: 10 min/Estimated cost:…

DIY Project: farmers’ market bags | Design*Sponge

If I didn’t have ten million of these in my trunk, I’d be all over this. Materials fabric scissors kitchen tea towels (Ours are from Ikea and Williams Sonoma; you can use new ones or give new life to old towels. Flour-sack towels work really well because they’re such a lightweight, breathable fabric, and they…

(via Let’s Make: Sidewalk Chalk – DIY Life)

genius-idea: Present your favorite treasured buttons, as a letter or number.  View the How to.

creativelyordinary: I love fresh flowers but since I can’t grow them, or justify buying them, here is a great way to make beautiful paper flowers.  Martha Stewart shows exactly how to make each of these flowers.  Can’t wait to put some in my vases!

How to Make Magnets Featuring Your Neighborhood – DIY Life

“Customized fridge magnets make great handmade party favors because they’re a budget-friendly project that’s quick to complete. This idea from designer Jessica Jones (you might know her from the awesome blog How About Orange) offers a personalized twist by using pieces of a map to add a little extra flair. Here’s how to make the…

I am trying to get up the courage to sew… something. I have random fabric I thought was pretty at Joann’s and now feel completely stuck looking for a project. At least Martha gives an option here for a small quilt to use up that fabric. Couldn’t be that hard right? Right??? (Shaking in my…

Adorable right? I couldn’t find instructions, but it looks like they just made thumb print cookies and added the little button holes with a straw, which gave it the clean cut. I think this would be a wonderful gift! theskyeisthelimit: sooo cute, must make

Centsational Girl: DIY Bracket Bookshelves

I have a soft spot in my heart for DIY just about anything. These little babies have the prettiest detail on the ends and I can just see them hanging in our nursery. For the full how-to, click the link above! Centsational Girl: DIY Bracket Bookshelves