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…)

Beads made from recycled color pencils

October 4th, 2011 - 

I am not sure my parents would accept that ( they are artists and they spend a lot of money and time in find good quality tools, so for sure cutting their pencils won’t be any good surprise) but if you find some not so expensive pencils, you can try the following recipe in making nice colorful beads like these. There are some steps in doing these beads: first choose your colors and pencils. Then cut them in pieces as big as you want. (more…)

How can you recycle cans?

October 4th, 2011 - 

A nice creative idea on how to recycle old cans into ashtrays. I will start with the end of the process. First, all you have to do is to gather all the soda cans you have in your house. Any color will fit, and if you have more colors, the better. You will adjust your own custom design. A nice, simple and efficient project that will (more…)