How to create a pair of tire sandals

October 18th, 2011 - 

 

First, you have to choose a spare tire. You can easily find them at your salvage yard. It could be almost every kind of tire as long as your layout fits to the tire. Make yourself a template from a cereal cardboard and transfer the template to your desired tire. Trace the lines with a marker and then using a scroll saw or band saw (more…)

Cargo Scarf

October 13th, 2011 - 

 

Instructables site has a nice folder containing some projects that can be easily done in one afternoon. Because as they say: “Projects to Sew in an Afternoon offers 20 quick and easy projects you can sew in no time!” You will have pictures and step by step explanations on each project. Some of my recommentations – objects that are easy to make and very funny are: Felt Flower Brooch Tutorial , Funky Yo-Yo Scarf and Dinosaur Hoodie (more…)

Reusing Lightbulbs as mini terrariums

October 13th, 2011 - 

 

Even if it is not a very new idea, I still like at and find it inspiring. To have such a tiny world of your own, directly on your desk. Rivers, stones, beautiul places, anything cand be created! All you have to do is to add some water inside from time to time and you will be rewarded with a little bit of nature every day, on your desk. Two tillandsia plants, also known as air plants, are nestled along with preserved reindeer moss in river stones held in place (more…)

How to build a pet bottle purse

October 13th, 2011 - 

 

I love Zitta Schnitt’s projects because they are fun and colorful. I love them all but especially the PET Bottle Purse. Zitta Schnitt was born in Austria and spent her childhood in Austria and Hungary. These purses look like some frogs with open mouth, don’ you think?:) All you need is a knife, a needle, some scissors, 2 PET bottles (more…)

How can you reuse bottles?

October 13th, 2011 - 


 
There are a lot of bottles that have a nice design and reused properly at home could improve the look of your kitchen or bathroom. I know people who like to make a collection out of ground textures from different parts of the world. My cousin is painting them and use them to decorate the room. And my grandma is just happy when she can fill the empty bottles with spices. Some of the creative reuses for bottles you can find on (more…)