Make a super creepy crow nest wreath for your door this Halloween and keep all those unwanted visitors away!
Posted October 11th, 2010 13:19
Want to get the look of Sookie Stackhouse from vampire TV show True Blood this Halloween?! Here's how:
- Recreate Sookie's hair and make-up with help from Scharminkeltje.
- Hide those nasty vampire bites with a like bow-tie scarf Michelle G.
- Get a vampire boyfriend or just Boo Its Brittany's glow in the dark fang necklace.
- Make yourself a Merlotte's bar & grill t-shirt from Cat Morley.
- Knock up a batch of Tru Blood to serve to your customers like Ariel Grimm.
- Sew Cat's crafty tool belt with black fabric to look like Sookie's waitress apron.
- Use Elizabeth's recycled mailer notebook to keep track of the Vampire's orders.
- Turn a t-shirt in to shorts with Van.
Who are your Halloween style icons and what do you want to dress up as this year?
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Posted October 7th, 2010 12:42
A mish mash of monstercraft, the queen of plushies, Jenny Harada is back with an awesome new book Me Make Monster! which will teach you how-to make a variety of creepy and cute creatures.
Covering a variety of crafts, from sewing and crochet to embellishing and jewellery making, there's the perfect monster to make for every type of crafter. Sew a pair of Gnawmittss, Beastish Banners bunting, the Corky Crew who are made from recycled materials, the Amulet Of Beastly Peace necklace and the Fantastic Baby Snarky-Lark wall ornament.
A unique and quirky book, it's time to craft those monsters out of the closet!
Posted October 7th, 2010 11:37
The perfect fall bathroom accessory, make yourself some skull soap... on a rope!
Posted October 6th, 2010 15:23
A book for drawing, creating and dreaming, My Wonderful World Of Fashion by Nina Chakrabarti is the perfect accessory for any creative fashionista.
Part colouring book, part fashion illustrating sketchbook and part inspiration scribble book, this title is sure to get your creative juices flowing. Sketch out ideas for customising clothes, painting your nails, designing t-shirts, creating make-up looks and drawing hats. The book also includes simple tutorials on how-to sew, customize and embellish to turn your dreams in to a reality.
Don't be afraid to tap in to your inner child's creativity and step in to your own wonderful world of fashion.
Posted October 5th, 2010 13:05
A perfect centerpiece for any table at Halloween, bake yourself a boo-tiful ghost cake!
Posted October 5th, 2010 11:55
Creating clothing that can't just be picked off a rack, DIY Fashion by Selena Francis-Bryden will teach you how to revamp old clothes, customize your wardrobe and turn unwanted pieces in to awesome new looks.
With tutorials big and small, there's a project for every skill level. Learn how-to slash t-shirts, make a boob tube and turn x-large tees in to dresses; turn old jeans in to denims skirts (long and short), bags, cushions or other accessories; and turn men's shirts in to gorgeous dresses and skirts. You can also learn how-to turn recycled items in to awesome accessories, such as a cassette tape necklace, a musical clutch bag and a jam jar bracelet.
Customize and personalize to make your own DIY fashion and ensure you'll never be caught dead in the same outfit as somebody else!
Posted October 3rd, 2010 12:09
Posted September 30th, 2010 13:02
A guide to simple sewing by Lisa Stickley, Made At Home will teach you how to add a touch of old-fashioned charm to your house.
With projects for every room of your house, it's easy to add a touch of homemade chic. Sew a tea cosy, napkins and pinny for your kitchen; Roman blinds, bolster cushions and a pouffe for the living room; a hot water bottle cover, a bedspread, and hanger coats for your bedroom; and finally a peg bag, laundry bag and door stop for the other rooms in your home.
Complete with the paper patterns you will need, it's easy to start making at home.
Posted September 30th, 2010 12:37
Give someone the fright of their life this Halloween with a bloody shower curtain. This would be such a great DIY.