Copyright (c) 2014 CraftStylish.com en-us CraftStylish - "Crafty By Nature" blog entries CraftStylish - "Crafty By Nature" blog entries http://www.craftstylish.com/blog/crafty-by-nature-blog Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:09:13 -0500 CraftStylish - "Crafty By Nature" blog entries CraftStylish - "Crafty By Nature" blog entries http://www.craftstylish.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.craftstylish.com/blog/crafty-by-nature-blog <![CDATA[How to Make a Reusable Sandwich Wrap]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43227/how-to-make-a-reusable-sandwich-wrap http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43227/how-to-make-a-reusable-sandwich-wrap How to Make a Reusable Sandwich Wrap Posted by betzwhite
Betz White treats us to this terrific DIY reusable sandwich wrap from her new book Sewing Green. Yummy! ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Mosaic with Your Old Plastic]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39111/how-to-make-a-mosaic-with-your-old-plastic http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39111/how-to-make-a-mosaic-with-your-old-plastic How to Make a Mosaic with Your Old Plastic Posted by kaytet
Expired credit cards, used gift cards, and outdated insurance cards aren't of much use to anyone! Unless you cut them up and make them into a colorful, sparkly mosaic. Here's a tutorial for covering a frame with your old cards. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Upcycle a T-Shirt into a Cardigan]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44793/how-to-upcycle-a-t-shirt-into-a-cardigan http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44793/how-to-upcycle-a-t-shirt-into-a-cardigan How to Upcycle a T-Shirt into a Cardigan Posted by CalPatch
A little crochet and a bit of sewing transform an old tee into a cute cardi with a ruffled sleeve. It's a perfect piece for transitioning your wardrobe into spring! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Crafting with VHS Tapes]]> Thu, 24 Feb 2011 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43650/crafting-with-vhs-tapes http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43650/crafting-with-vhs-tapes Crafting with VHS Tapes Posted by Sister_Diane
You'd be surprised by the number of things you can do with an old videotape! I made bookends, gift wrap, jewelry, flowers, and a notebook. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Reversible Swiffer Sock]]> Thu, 04 Nov 2010 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44816/how-to-make-a-reversible-swiffer-sock http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44816/how-to-make-a-reversible-swiffer-sock How to Make a Reversible Swiffer Sock Posted by LindaPermann
Put an end to disposable dust cloths with this clever reversible Swiffer sock. One side is flat, the other loopy, so you can use it wet or dry. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make a Jewelry Chandelier]]> Fri, 26 Feb 2010 11:42:13 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/60605/make-a-jewelry-chandelier http://www.craftstylish.com/item/60605/make-a-jewelry-chandelier Make a Jewelry Chandelier Posted by VictoriaNorth
Store your jewelry in style with this chandelier accessory display. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make Your Own Underwear]]> Tue, 19 May 2009 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47762/how-to-make-your-own-underwear http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47762/how-to-make-your-own-underwear How to Make Your Own Underwear Posted by CalPatch
Is there anything you can't make out of old T-shirts? This takes recycling to a whole new level! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Recycle Metal Cans into Hanging Flower Baskets for a Spring Party!]]> Sun, 03 May 2009 00:15:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46760/recycle-metal-cans-into-hanging-flower-baskets-for-a-spring-party http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46760/recycle-metal-cans-into-hanging-flower-baskets-for-a-spring-party Recycle Metal Cans into Hanging Flower Baskets for a Spring Party! Posted by susanstars
Make simple, inexpensive, and cheerful hanging flower "baskets" out of recycled metal cans! These would be perfect to decorate a backyard or patio for a spring party, an informal wedding, or just for fun. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Fiber-Covered Tree Debuts in Alabama]]> Fri, 01 May 2009 12:43:52 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46833/fiber-covered-tree-debuts-in-alabama http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46833/fiber-covered-tree-debuts-in-alabama Fiber-Covered Tree Debuts in Alabama Posted by LindaPermann
See the results of artist Jennifer March's collaborative tree project, "Interdependence." ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make an Artful Scarf from Scraps]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2009 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46558/how-to-make-an-artful-scarf-from-scraps http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46558/how-to-make-an-artful-scarf-from-scraps How to Make an Artful Scarf from Scraps Posted by kaytet
Make an evening-worthy scarf or shawl from scraps of ribbons and fabrics. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Turn Recycling into a Nature-Inspired Shadow Box]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2009 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46608/how-to-turn-recycling-into-a-nature-inspired-shadow-box http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46608/how-to-turn-recycling-into-a-nature-inspired-shadow-box How to Turn Recycling into a Nature-Inspired Shadow Box Posted by erika_kern
Sometimes you find nature in the strangest places. This week I found it in my recycling bin. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make Your Own Reusable Makeup Remover Pads]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2009 01:31:47 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46744/make-your-own-reusable-makeup-remover-pads http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46744/make-your-own-reusable-makeup-remover-pads Make Your Own Reusable Makeup Remover Pads Posted by LindaPermann
Here's one more crafty solution to wean you off of your disposable products. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Reverse-Applique Eyeglass Case]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2009 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46471/how-to-make-a-reverse-applique-eyeglass-case http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46471/how-to-make-a-reverse-applique-eyeglass-case How to Make a Reverse-Applique  Eyeglass Case Posted by CalPatch
This project is completely handsewn and made from scraps, and it'll keep your sunglasses scratch-free! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make a Leaf-Printed Onesie for Your Little Sprout]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46638/make-a-leaf-printed-onesie-for-your-little-sprout http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46638/make-a-leaf-printed-onesie-for-your-little-sprout Make a Leaf-Printed Onesie for Your Little Sprout Posted by Jen_W
Use a leaf found in your wanderings as a stamp for a cute baby onesie. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Resparkle an Old Handbag with Spring Flowers!]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2009 00:15:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46248/resparkle-an-old-handbag-with-spring-flowers http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46248/resparkle-an-old-handbag-with-spring-flowers Resparkle an Old Handbag with Spring Flowers! Posted by susanstars
Revive a plain vintage or secondhand purse with a handful of rhinestones for a pretty new look—just in time for spring! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Behind the Design Curtain: How Did I Design That Market Bag?]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2009 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46348/behind-the-design-curtain-how-did-i-design-that-market-bag http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46348/behind-the-design-curtain-how-did-i-design-that-market-bag Behind the Design Curtain: How Did I Design That Market Bag? Posted by sewrama
A year ago, I was developing some nifty projects for a summer sewing camp. Since a law had just been passed requiring stores to charge a fee for grocery bags, I dreamed up a grocery bag pattern. Creating your own bag is cool, especially if the bag can be customized. Here's what I did. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a No-Sew Braided-Strap Tank]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2009 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45770/how-to-make-a-no-sew-braided-strap-tank http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45770/how-to-make-a-no-sew-braided-strap-tank How to Make a No-Sew Braided-Strap Tank Posted by CalPatch
Spring and summer call for an arsenal of strappy tank tops, so here's a restyle to kick off your warm-weather wardrobe! And did I mention there's NO SEWING involved? ]]>
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<![CDATA[Go Outside and Get Naturally Crafty]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2009 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46012/go-outside-and-get-naturally-crafty http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46012/go-outside-and-get-naturally-crafty Go Outside and Get Naturally Crafty Posted by Jen_W
Use your surroundings both as inspiration and as a rich source of crafting supplies. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make Garden Flower Bath Melts]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44083/how-to-make-garden-flower-bath-melts http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44083/how-to-make-garden-flower-bath-melts How to Make Garden Flower Bath Melts Posted by EmmyFNWL
These gorgeous, all-natural bath melts are scented with essential oils and adorned with dried flowers. They are surprisingly easy to make and provide a luxurious way to celebrate nature, right in your own bathtub. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Recycle Baby Food Jars into Terrariums and Tea Kits!]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2009 00:15:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45648/recycle-baby-food-jars-into-terrariums-and-tea-kits http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45648/recycle-baby-food-jars-into-terrariums-and-tea-kits Recycle Baby Food Jars into Terrariums and Tea Kits! Posted by susanstars
Save a few empty baby food jars (or any other small glass containers) and turn them into sweet little presents for friends! I made a chai-tea kit and a teeny-tiny terrarium with mine, but the possibilities are endless. ]]>
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