Posts Tagged: diy

a photo of a pom pom made out of a grocery bag

Day 9: Grocery Bag Pom Pom

…It would appear that this particular bag was a little too flimsy to make a good pom pom.

a photo of a pom pom made out of a grocery bag

Day 9: Grocery Bag Pom Pom

…It would appear that this particular bag was a little too flimsy to make a good pom pom.

a photo of a flower made from duct tape

Day 8: Duct Tape Flower

I would have made this flower even bigger, but I ran into problems with the tape not sticking very well because it is old and there’s dog fuzz everywhere.

a photo of a flower made from duct tape

Day 8: Duct Tape Flower

I would have made this flower even bigger, but I ran into problems with the tape not sticking very well because it is old and there’s dog fuzz everywhere.

a photo of some green glass circles tied with cord

Day 7: Glass Loop Necklace

I just made a quick thing today. It’s these glass loopy things I bought from Michaels tied together with waxed cord to make a necklace.

a photo of some green glass circles tied with cord

Day 7: Glass Loop Necklace

I just made a quick thing today. It’s these glass loopy things I bought from Michaels tied together with waxed cord to make a necklace.

LSP_watercolor

Day 7 : Back to watercolor w/ Lumpy Space Princess

Back to watercolor! I’m a huge LSP fan so I decided to give her a go :) Still trying to understand how to work the watercolor, but at least my shadow is better than my first. Improvement = me happy. Oh,

LSP_watercolor

Day 7 : Back to watercolor w/ Lumpy Space Princess

Back to watercolor! I’m a huge LSP fan so I decided to give her a go :) Still trying to understand how to work the watercolor, but at least my shadow is better than my first. Improvement = me happy. Oh,

a photo of a star made with cardboard

Day 6: Cardboard Star

I made this star out of the cardboard from a cereal box. I may paint it gold or stick some sparkles to it later.

a photo of a star made with cardboard

Day 6: Cardboard Star

I made this star out of the cardboard from a cereal box. I may paint it gold or stick some sparkles to it later.

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Day #6 : Ravellenics Shawl N°2

This is my swatch for shawl no.2 :) The yarn is the same kind as the first shawl, only it’s in pale lavender. I used miyuki seed beads in amethyst lined crystal AB. This combination is what usually found on

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Day #6 : Ravellenics Shawl N°2

This is my swatch for shawl no.2 :) The yarn is the same kind as the first shawl, only it’s in pale lavender. I used miyuki seed beads in amethyst lined crystal AB. This combination is what usually found on

a photo of a hand with a ring with golden baubles on it

Thing-A-Day 2014 Day 5: Bauble Ring

Our Christmas crackers from last year had these little wires with golden baubles on each end wrapped around them and I thought they were neat, so I saved them. Well, I was looking at the bauble wires today and I

a photo of a hand with a ring with golden baubles on it

Thing-A-Day 2014 Day 5: Bauble Ring

Our Christmas crackers from last year had these little wires with golden baubles on each end wrapped around them and I thought they were neat, so I saved them. Well, I was looking at the bauble wires today and I

3 different seed beads

Day #5 : Ravellenics Shawl N°1

This year is the first time i participate in Ravelry’s Ravellenics Games. What is ravellenics games? well, if you want to know a little about it, there’s a short explanation of it on my personal page. I decided to enter

3 different seed beads

Day #5 : Ravellenics Shawl N°1

This year is the first time i participate in Ravelry’s Ravellenics Games. What is ravellenics games? well, if you want to know a little about it, there’s a short explanation of it on my personal page. I decided to enter

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Day #4 : and the test knit continue..

this is the progress i got on day #4 not even close to finish the first half…and to think i have another 2 new shawls coming for this year ravelry’s ravellenics games.. what a busy,busy month! (>_<)

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Day #4 : and the test knit continue..

this is the progress i got on day #4 not even close to finish the first half…and to think i have another 2 new shawls coming for this year ravelry’s ravellenics games.. what a busy,busy month! (>_<)

a photo of a wire bracelet with metal beads on it

Day 3: Twisted Metal Bracelet

This was a really simple bracelet to make. All I had to do was thread some wire through some beads, twist the wire around and then untwist it.

a photo of a wire bracelet with metal beads on it

Day 3: Twisted Metal Bracelet

This was a really simple bracelet to make. All I had to do was thread some wire through some beads, twist the wire around and then untwist it.

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Day Three: “Book #4 for the Eldest”

A few years ago, I attended an art journal seminar where I learned to make my own art journal from common materials such as cardboard, duct tape, paper, and string—a lesson that has proven to be quite handy. I made

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Day Three: “Book #4 for the Eldest”

A few years ago, I attended an art journal seminar where I learned to make my own art journal from common materials such as cardboard, duct tape, paper, and string—a lesson that has proven to be quite handy. I made

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Day #03 : working on 2nd test-knit project

Here’s the progress of my 2nd test knit today : still long way to go, hopefully i could finish this on time..

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Day #03 : working on 2nd test-knit project

Here’s the progress of my 2nd test knit today : still long way to go, hopefully i could finish this on time..

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Day #02 : First Test-Knit project, Done!

My first time doing a tes-knit for a knit designer. It’s a crescent-shape lace shawl and on this picture i was just finished the last row of the pattern before bind-off. It’s really fun participating in the test with other

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Day #02 : First Test-Knit project, Done!

My first time doing a tes-knit for a knit designer. It’s a crescent-shape lace shawl and on this picture i was just finished the last row of the pattern before bind-off. It’s really fun participating in the test with other

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Day #01 : Documenting My First Shawl of 2014

This one was knitted late december last year but i could only finished it around mid january this year. Because i’ve been busy with other things and several knitting projects as well, i could only do the blocking process at

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Day #01 : Documenting My First Shawl of 2014

This one was knitted late december last year but i could only finished it around mid january this year. Because i’ve been busy with other things and several knitting projects as well, i could only do the blocking process at

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Day #28 : Two Tones Slippers, Done!

The slippers is done! so happy with the final result, mom loves it very much. a great day to finished my T-A-D 2013 :)

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Day #28 : Two Tones Slippers, Done!

The slippers is done! so happy with the final result, mom loves it very much. a great day to finished my T-A-D 2013 :)

two-tones slippers for mom :)

Day #27 : Left Slipper, done!

i’ve done the left one, and it fits mom’s feet perfectly. this will be ‘a prototype’ model for making the Right-slipper, i only need to change the position of the button and its loop.

two-tones slippers for mom :)

Day #27 : Left Slipper, done!

i’ve done the left one, and it fits mom’s feet perfectly. this will be ‘a prototype’ model for making the Right-slipper, i only need to change the position of the button and its loop.

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Day #26 : Making A Two-Tones Slippers

i’m starting to crochet a two-tone slippers for my mom. i’m using one of her favorite color scheme, which is purple. for this project i used dark purple and a light lavender. i also use a different type of yarn,

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Day #26 : Making A Two-Tones Slippers

i’m starting to crochet a two-tone slippers for my mom. i’m using one of her favorite color scheme, which is purple. for this project i used dark purple and a light lavender. i also use a different type of yarn,

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Day #23 : Crochet Bag, Assembly Day #4

I’m making the handles for the bag; i need two of this and it starting to feel like a neverending process *aarggh!* well, this definitely one of the most boring process in making a crochet bag IMO :-/

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Day #23 : Crochet Bag, Assembly Day #4

I’m making the handles for the bag; i need two of this and it starting to feel like a neverending process *aarggh!* well, this definitely one of the most boring process in making a crochet bag IMO :-/

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Day #22 : Crochet Bag, Assembly Day #3

Now all granny squares have been assembled. i also made the button hole all in-one-go along with the edging. next is to make the handles :)

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Day #22 : Crochet Bag, Assembly Day #3

Now all granny squares have been assembled. i also made the button hole all in-one-go along with the edging. next is to make the handles :)

flowery cardigan copy

Day 27: Flowery cardigan

These days I’m all about embellishing and adding new touches to some of my clothes – let’s call it the spring itch! :) Yesterday I started working on pretty organza flowers and today I managed to sew them onto a

flowery cardigan copy

Day 27: Flowery cardigan

These days I’m all about embellishing and adding new touches to some of my clothes – let’s call it the spring itch! :) Yesterday I started working on pretty organza flowers and today I managed to sew them onto a

a photo of a weird crocheted thing

Day 25: Weird Messy Crocheted Ball

Just keep putting 2 sc crochet in every st until you have a weird wavy crocheted ball, or you go nuts, whichever comes first.

a photo of a weird crocheted thing

Day 25: Weird Messy Crocheted Ball

Just keep putting 2 sc crochet in every st until you have a weird wavy crocheted ball, or you go nuts, whichever comes first.

Willow Branch Reclaimed Leather Necklace

Willow Branch Upcycled Leather Necklace, black

       ETSY: https://www.etsy.com/listing/108813061/willow-branch-upcycled-leather-necklace

Willow Branch Reclaimed Leather Necklace

Willow Branch Upcycled Leather Necklace, black

       ETSY: https://www.etsy.com/listing/108813061/willow-branch-upcycled-leather-necklace

a photo of a bracelet with green beads

Day 23: Yet Another Bracelet

I made yet another bracelet. This one has green beads.

a photo of a bracelet with green beads

Day 23: Yet Another Bracelet

I made yet another bracelet. This one has green beads.

a photo of a bracelet

Day 22: Another Bracelet

I’m not really sure that these metallic doodads count as beads, but I’m using them to make bracelets anyway.

a photo of a bracelet

Day 22: Another Bracelet

I’m not really sure that these metallic doodads count as beads, but I’m using them to make bracelets anyway.

a photo of a bracelet

Day 21: Bracelet

I have a lot of beads lying about, so I made a bracelet.

a photo of a bracelet

Day 21: Bracelet

I have a lot of beads lying about, so I made a bracelet.

a photo of a crocheted rose

Day 20: Crocheted Rose

Just a simple crocheted rose for today.

a photo of a crocheted rose

Day 20: Crocheted Rose

Just a simple crocheted rose for today.

2nd day!

Day #20 : Crochet Bag, Assembly Day #2

The 2nd day, still a work-in-progress. the body start to shaped up now; just a little bit more of work and then i can continue with the handles :)

2nd day!

Day #20 : Crochet Bag, Assembly Day #2

The 2nd day, still a work-in-progress. the body start to shaped up now; just a little bit more of work and then i can continue with the handles :)

assembly day #1

Day #19 : Crochet Bag, Assembly Day #1

The 1st day assembling these granny squares. i’ve managed to sew about half of those, i’ll be continuing with the rest tomorrow (i hope..).

assembly day #1

Day #19 : Crochet Bag, Assembly Day #1

The 1st day assembling these granny squares. i’ve managed to sew about half of those, i’ll be continuing with the rest tomorrow (i hope..).

the motif start to look more clearly

Day #18 : Progress on Lace Scarf

My lace knitting scarf progression after 3 days. the zigzag shape starting to look more defined, and i could really see the motif of the pattern clearly now compare to 3 days ago. i was a bit slower on working

the motif start to look more clearly

Day #18 : Progress on Lace Scarf

My lace knitting scarf progression after 3 days. the zigzag shape starting to look more defined, and i could really see the motif of the pattern clearly now compare to 3 days ago. i was a bit slower on working

a photo of a ring on a hand

Day 18: Paper Clip Ring

Yes! With just two minutes of time, a pair of pliers and a paper clip, you too can have a beautiful piece of jewelry.

a photo of a ring on a hand

Day 18: Paper Clip Ring

Yes! With just two minutes of time, a pair of pliers and a paper clip, you too can have a beautiful piece of jewelry.

a painting of a yellow octopus

Day 17: Weird Octopus Painting

Well, this is supposed to be a painting of an octopus, but it doesn’t have enough legs.

a painting of a yellow octopus

Day 17: Weird Octopus Painting

Well, this is supposed to be a painting of an octopus, but it doesn’t have enough legs.

a photo of a rock with some googly eyes stuck to it

Day 16: Googly-Eyed Rock

  I glued some googly eyes to a rock. I’m thinking of sticking in out in the yard and freaking out some squirrels  

a photo of a rock with some googly eyes stuck to it

Day 16: Googly-Eyed Rock

  I glued some googly eyes to a rock. I’m thinking of sticking in out in the yard and freaking out some squirrels  

i 'heart' bookmarks ;)

Day #16 : Heart Origami Bookmark

Still in the spirit of Valentine’s day and my love for books+crafts :) i’ve made this heart origami bookmarks with papers from old magazine+local market’s pamphlet; it’s very easy to make yet very useful. a good way to re-use old

i 'heart' bookmarks ;)

Day #16 : Heart Origami Bookmark

Still in the spirit of Valentine’s day and my love for books+crafts :) i’ve made this heart origami bookmarks with papers from old magazine+local market’s pamphlet; it’s very easy to make yet very useful. a good way to re-use old

a photo of a green crocheted flower

Day 15: Different Flower Variation

This flower is a variation on the one from yesterday. I made the loops for the petals bigger on this one. I like this one better than the other one.

a photo of a green crocheted flower

Day 15: Different Flower Variation

This flower is a variation on the one from yesterday. I made the loops for the petals bigger on this one. I like this one better than the other one.

new lace scarf

Day #15 : Trying out new lace pattern

i first saw this pattern on ravelry.com yesterday, it was so gorgeous that i have this urge to try to make one. the thing is, i’m not even sure if the owner of the pattern actually sold it, since no

new lace scarf

Day #15 : Trying out new lace pattern

i first saw this pattern on ravelry.com yesterday, it was so gorgeous that i have this urge to try to make one. the thing is, i’m not even sure if the owner of the pattern actually sold it, since no

a photo of a crocheted flower

Day 14: Different Crocheted Flower

I absent-mindedly made another flower while watching TV today. It’s a bit rough and I don’t really like it all that much. Ah well.  

a photo of a crocheted flower

Day 14: Different Crocheted Flower

I absent-mindedly made another flower while watching TV today. It’s a bit rough and I don’t really like it all that much. Ah well.  

crochet heart coaster

Day #14 : Crochet Heart Coaster

in the spirit of ‘valentine’s day’, i’ve decided to make a crochet heart-shaped coaster. a fast and easy project, just perfect for my afternoon green-tea time! happy valentine’s day, thing-a-day folks! (^_~)  

crochet heart coaster

Day #14 : Crochet Heart Coaster

in the spirit of ‘valentine’s day’, i’ve decided to make a crochet heart-shaped coaster. a fast and easy project, just perfect for my afternoon green-tea time! happy valentine’s day, thing-a-day folks! (^_~)  

a photo of a monster constructed out of a toilet paper roll

Day 13: Toilet Paper Roll Monster

Sometimes, you just have to make a craft like you’re four years old again.

a photo of a monster constructed out of a toilet paper roll

Day 13: Toilet Paper Roll Monster

Sometimes, you just have to make a craft like you’re four years old again.

preparation #1

Day #12 : granny square bag ver. 2.0, preparation day

the main part for my next granny square bag have already done. the handles and button usually came in later process after the bodice of the bag finished being sewn. the next step is to prepare these granny squares for

preparation #1

Day #12 : granny square bag ver. 2.0, preparation day

the main part for my next granny square bag have already done. the handles and button usually came in later process after the bodice of the bag finished being sewn. the next step is to prepare these granny squares for