I have always kind of hated backpacks. they were always so big, so lumpy, so …ugh. but with summer coming up and all the fun fests, bike rides, library trips (oh thats just me?) to go on, i have decided to get myself a backpack.
i found this ex-camper sad sack at my local Goodwill for $4.99.
i saw the craft potential.
pin or clip the fabric in place, wherever you want on the backpack. lift each corner one at a time to glue down.
Step 2) re-clip the fabric down until the glue dries. after about 10 mins, take the clips off and carefully trim off excess fabric from each section. nerd on!
Ten DIY Window Boxes and Ideas for Plants. For all of you (actually just one person) who asked for more gardening ideas, Stephanie Lynn from Under the Table and Dreaming has a good roundup of window box planters, plants, links, etc… here.
summertimmmme, and the livin’s easyyy…..
I don’t know where you live, but it feels like summertime here in Chi-city. 80 degrees in March? I’ll take it.
Tie dye is one of my guilty pleasures. Clothes, accessories, bed sheets, curtains, hair, all of it. gimmie. But sometimes (allthetime) I’m lazy and the whole process is a bit tedious for me to really get into. Until I saw THIS. My life as a crafter just got a little bit better.
Sharpie shorts? Get some.
But first, get this:
Step 1: Draw some designs on your shorts with the markers (dots, circles and lines make the best tie dye effect)
Step 2: Fill the syringe with rubbing alcohol and empty it on the middle of your design. (Note: i found the best way was to do one design at a time, so you can let the alcohol drip down and around as the ink spreads. If your design is still to bold, rub it in the fabric to create a faded effect)
Step 3: Continue this process however you want on your fabric. Who doesnt like peace signs on their booty? Did i just blog “booty”? Yes, yes I did.
Let dry completely and wash in cold water, hang dry. BOOM.