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Why buy when you can DIY? Craft Corners have hundreds of DIY projects and craft ideas to inspire you with stitching, handmade jewelry and recycled crafts. We also like sharing ideas for Home & Garden or your Art & Design projects. We also like to help you prepare unique decoration for special events such as birthday, Halloween, wedding or other family celebrations. Anything made of fabric, wood, plastic, glass, metal can be turned into something amazing. We happily welcome guest bloggers to write about their favorite crafts. We would be glad to publish your crafts here ; also we regularly publish “the Best of the Web”

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Upcycle old jeans into a jacket

Guest Blogger: Stephanie Albright from My ‘Lil Pumpkin Patch You’ve probably seen all kinds of “up-cycled” projects all over the internet. By “up-cycle,” I mean taking one item and making something else out of it. For example, buy a men’s sweater at the thrift store and turn it into a cute dress for a toddler girl, or some old drapes could be made into reusable brightly colored handbags. There are many ideas for up-cycling on the internet these days. This past month, as I was sorting through my craft stash and trying to down-size, I came across a pair of

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How to make a wall organizer using wine corks

Welcome to the first official Craft Corners blog post! Today I’m going to show you how to make a super easy, fun craft you can hang anywhere in your home. Instead of throwing your corks away after drinking a bottle of wine, save them and create a simple, stylish wall organizer. Not only is it easy, but its eco-friendly because your using recycled corks and materials. Materials: Wooden frame Wine corks Hot glue gun Scissors Thumbtacks Let’s get started: First, you will need a wood frame with a back. You may have one lying around or you can purchase them

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Painting ideas for kids

  Some adults cringe at the thought of kids using paint in the house, but it’s a fun activity for them and helps with their development and creativity. If you are worried about big messes you can always invest in some kid-friendly washable paints. It also helps if you’re around to supervise so that you can decide how much paint to let the kiddos use at one time. Regardless, painting projects are fun for kids and can be a creative outlet for them as well! Here are a few simple painting project ideas that you can try this weekend. Here’s

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DIY Valentine’s Day greeting cards

One of the fondest memories I can recall during my elementary years was getting Valentine’s Day gifts and card greetings from my classmates. Whether you’re a child or an adult, don’t think you’re ever too old to pass out Valentine’s Day greetings! But why not send something a bit more sincere that goes beyond the generic, store bought cartoons or paper Valentines? You can integrate some sort of threaded design to your cards to give it a more crafty touch. Read on to find ways you can make your DIY Valentine’s Day greeting card. What you’ll need: Cardboard (you can

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Make your own DIY candle lantern

Have you ever wondered how to give your home pleasant lighting in the summer and make it cozy in the winter? The answer is by using candle lanterns! Summer presents opportunities to have picnics and enjoy grilling at backyard barbecues. You can enjoy cooler evening temperatures while eating and talking with your friends and family in the soothing light of your candle lanterns. You can either purchase a tall candle lantern or make one yourself. If you’d like to buy a lantern, a few great options you can try include an Imax Chatham tall candle lantern, an Evergreen Firekeeper round lantern, or

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