Thursday, December 5, 2013

No Sew Winter Scarves

It's officially scarf weather!! So I decided to write a blog on how to make your own scarves for the winter...  

First is the infinity scarf....

Here is what you will need..
1. A plain T-shirt (The bigger the shirt the bigger the scarf)
2. Fabric paint
3. Tape
4. Scissors
5. Foam Pouncer

Lay your t-shirt flat, taping down the edges. Cut a line straight across just above the bottom hem and just below the sleeves or the armpit. This will form the actual scarf so try and make the cut edges as smooth as possible.

 Dip your pouncer in the paint color of your choice and start dotting.

Stamp your first row spaced however you’d like, then make the next row alternate from the first. Repeat this until one whole side of the scarf is patterned.

Now you have super cute infinity scarf for the winter!!

The next one is one of my favorites to make it's a double scarf

Here is what you will need.

1. Tape
2. Scissors
3. Two t-shirts

Tape down the corners of the shirt start cutting right above the hem line and stop right below the armpitt do this to both of the shirts. Now you just tie the shirts together in a knot or a braid however you want to tie them together will work...

The last scarf is the Loop scarf...

Here is what you will need.

1. A few t-shirts (Depending on how many colors you want to use or for size)
2. Scissors

Start by cutting off the hem line but make sure you save it cause we will be using it later.. Take your tees and cut them horizontally Right about 3/4 of a inch wide.. Each shirt should take about 8 or so depending on the size of shirt you are using..

When you are done cutting take the loops one by one and stretch it then wrap it around your hand...
Now cut the hem lines into 5 inch pieces. Now take the loops and tie them together with the hem lines. I can't wait to try this it is so cute!!

Now you have three super cute and super easy scarves to keep you warm in the winter!!

DIY Fashion Bobby Pins

So you know when you go to the store and you see those really cute fashion barrettes and how they are like $4 or $5 and all you get is $4.. Well I found a easy way to take your bobby pins and make them look as good or even better!!!

Here is what you will need.
*Bobby pins
*Hot glue or super glue (Hot glue would work the best but if you don't have any super glue would work)
*Scrapbook embellishments

Take your bobby pins and your embellishment and hot glue (or super glue) them onto the top of the bobby pin and now you got super cute and super easy bobby pins!!! 

CD Embellished Shirt

Do you have some old Cd's you know you never are going to listen to or use? Or have a collared shirt you want to spice up? Well this is the perfect DIY for you!!

Here is what you'll need
1. Cd's
2. Scissors
3. Super Glue
4. Collared shirt

First what you will need to do is boil the Cd's for a few minutes. Cut the CD straight down the middle then you are going to wanna take the shiny clear part off the CD (You will be using the solid part of the CD's). Next you are going to cut the CD into triangles and super glue them to your collar. Now you have a super cute spiced up collared shirt and you used up some of your old Cd's..

                                         Now you have a super cute and unique collared shirt!!

Thursday, September 26, 2013

DIY Heart print pants

Okay so I was on Pinterest I saw this cute DIY for pants or you could do it to shorts... Here is what you will need....  

*Heart stencil
*a pair of skinny jeans or shorts
*a removable fabric pen
*fabric paint(any color you want)
*cosmetic sponge

Start by marking your jeans to create a guide for your stencil approximately two inches apart. 

DIY heart print jeans how to

Then take your paint and pour onto a paper plate use the cosmetic sponge then dab it on a piece of paper to get excess paint off and then start stenciling vertically. Reaper with the other leg. And there you go a simple cute and stylish pair of pants or shorts!!

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Old T-Shirt to Stylish Dress

       Okay so I was on YouTube and Facebook and I saw a really simple and cute way to take a plain old t-shirt and make it a super cute fashionable dress!! And I thought I should share...


Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Marcal~Small Steps


Marcal small steps has been around for 60 years and in 2009 they changed their products to 100% line of recycled bath tissue, napkins, E.T.C. without the usual expensive cost of recycled products witch is good for the earth and your wallet.... The name small steps means how easy it is for you to make a difference...  for over five decades marcal small steps has reduced landfill by making their paper products from recycled paper..  besides who doesn't enjoy the beauty of trees? i know i do especially in the fall... they help give you shade  in the summer and are important for many outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, camping and many more. That is the reason why they are so passionate about saving trees. If you have a family of four in 20 years you can save over 34 trees. If you go on there website to the tree calculator you can adjust it depending on the size of your family. Here are some quick easy tips to stay green, buy fresh fruit instead of frozen it takes 10 times more energy to produce frozen fruit. don't run your dishwasher or laundry machine unless it is full this can save up to 1,000 gallons of water a year and also can save you money by running it less. If you save your left over coffee grounds you can use it as fertilizer. Turning off the lights when you leave the room can save you energy as well as money.  So now that you have these quick easy tips to save the planet and money.....Start cashing in on the savings! 

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Recycle Christmas Cards Into Christmas Gifts

If you are anything like my family, you have a stack of Christmas cards from previous years sitting around and collecting dust and not to mention taking up space. Well instead of throwing them out or leaving them to continue to waste space, you can make gifts out of them (which works great for kids to hand out as gifts too)!

Here are several ideas from BHG:

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