вторник, 26 апреля 2011 г.


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jewel cluster ring

  • Ring finding
  • Jewels
  • Hot glue
  • Cardboard scrap
Estimated time: 10 min/Estimated cost: $3

cut small square of cardboard

hot glue “cluster” of jewels onto cardboard square, hot glue square to ring

slashed sleeve dress

  • Black long-sleeved dress
  • Rotary cutter
  • Cardboard
Estimated time: 5 min/Estimated cost: Free if you already have the dress

place piece of cardboard in sleeve so you don’t cut through entire sleeve

“slash” with rotary cutter

safety pin necklace

  • Safety pins
  • Chain
  • Clasp
Estimated time: 5 min/Estimated cost: $4

slide cluster of safety pins onto another safety pin

run chain through safety pin

attach clasp (I used duct tape…)

sunglass case clutch

  • Old sunglass case
  • Drawer pull
  • Drill
  • Gorilla glue
Estimated time: 30 min/Estimated cost: $3

drill hole

pull drawer pull through

glue drawer pull in place

envelope envelope clutch

  • Manila envelope
  • Duct tape
  • Glue
  • 2 squares Croc print felt (I found these at Michael’s for .99)
  • Sticky back velcro
Estimated time: 45 min/Estimated cost: $3

manila envelope

cut open

duct tape inside & out, folding envelope in half (leave one side open)

cover in croc print felt, use one piece to cover both sides of clutch, use the other piece to make flap

use sticky back velcro as “clasp”


pipe cleaner bow bracelet

  • Pipe cleaner
  • Ribbon
  • Hot glue
Estimated time: 15 min/Estimated cost: $2

cut pipe cleaner to desired length

wrap pipe cleaner tightly with ribbon, glue ends with hot glue

make bow

attach bow with hot glue to bracelet, also wrap a piece of ribbon around center of the bow & bracelet

twist bracelet around wrist

ribbon wrap box bag

  • Recycled postal box
  • Scraps of cardboard
  • Assorted Ribbon
  • Duct tape
  • Spray paint (optional)
  • Gold chain or rope
  • Hot glue
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch
Estimated time: 2 hrs/Estimated cost: $7

open up box

spray paint inside for colorful “liner”

duct tape box for durability/waterproofing

create purse “flap” with cardboard scraps, attach with duct tape

punch out holes for purse strap (I used an exacto knife)

wrap ribbon, attaching with hot glue

hot glue strips of ribbon on purse flap

slide chain through punched hole, cut down side “flap”, glue flap down

hot glue decorative buttons

use sticky back velcro as clasp

button bling earrings

  • Button “bling”
  • Earring posts (available at craft stores, also sold on esty)
  • Hot glue
Estimated time: 5 min/Estimated cost: >$5

hot glue buttons to earring post (snip off button loop with scissors so button glues on flat)

chocolate box ring holder

  • Empty chocolate box
  • Spray paint
Estimated time: 5 min/Estimated cost: Free (almost)

spray paint empty chocolate box

store rings

denim stud ring

  • Cardboard
  • Denim scraps
  • Studs
  • Ring finding
  • Hot glue
Estimated time: 20 min/Estimated cost: $3

cut square of cardboard, cover in piece of denim

hot glue studs

hot glue to ring finding

safety pin diaganol tee

  • T-shirt
  • Safety pins
Estimated time: 30 min/Estimated cost: $2

wire wrapped bracelet

  • Pipe cleaner
  • Ribbon
  • Wire
  • Glue
Estimated time: 30 min/Estimated cost: $3

cut piper cleaner to desired length, wrap in ribbon, glue ribbon at ends

wrap wire over ribbon

jeweled heels

  • Flat back jewels
  • Hot glue
Estimated time: 1 hr/Estimated cost: $4

take an old pair of heels

hot glue jewels to heel

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