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Concrete Flower Votives


You’ll need:


  • Wilton Mini Flower Silicone Mold
  • Pam Nonstick Spray
  • *Mortar- not concrete
  • (6) Tea Light Candles
  • Container to Mix Mortar
  • Trowel to mix the Mortar
  • Sand Paper (Fine or 150 grit)
  • Spray Paint (Optional)

Click HERE for the how to


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Swiss Army Style Key Ring


You’ll need:

  • Materials: Two pieces of wood (about 1″ x 3.75″ x 1/8″ each) Thin sheet metal (about 2″ x 3.75″) Two #8 machine screw lock nuts Two #8 machine screws, 3/4″ long Ten #8 machine screw washers Glue that is able to bond wood to metal (not pictured) Wood stain (optional) Polyurethane (optional)
  • Tools: Drill and bit set Tin snips Sand paper/sanding block Small binder clamps Pencil Ruler
  • Source Tips: Paint stir sticks are a good size to be used for the wood pieces. These are generally free at the paint section of most hardware stores. For the sheet metal, I used a baking sheet that I found at dollar tree for $1. This yields about 13″ x 9″ of metal.

Click HERE for the instructions and a helpful video

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Posted by on July 13, 2014 in Crafts, Gift it, Leisure, Recycle it, Scout Meeting, Workshop


Galaxy T-shirt


This would be awesome to go with an astronomy lesson; or a great gift for your favorite space geek!

Think about recycling a stained shirt too. The shirt doesn’t have to be black, think of another dark color that would be great – maroon.. navy.. the choices are out of this world!!

Click HERE for the instructions


Felt Piggy Bank

Sew up these little cuties!

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Click HERE for the instructions


Jean Accessory Organizer

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You’ll need:

  • Assorted old jeans
  • Assorted fabrics for piecing and the back
  • Nice wood hanger
  • Piece of batting for top part of hanger
  • Piece of soft screen
  • OPTIONAL EMBELLISHING…acrylic paints, wool yarn and needle felting supplies, bedazzler and studs

Click HERE for the instructions


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