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Swiss Army Style Key Ring

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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

 

Boyfriend Pillow

Save your $40 and make your own!

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Click HERE for the instructions and funny video

 
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Posted by on July 13, 2014 in $ave it, Crafts, Fun, Gift it, Recycle it, Sell it, Sewing

 

Turtle Cookies

OMG – these look amazing!

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  • 1 c. all-purpose flour
  • ⅓ c. cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ⅔ c. sugar
  • 1 large egg, separated, plus 1 additional egg white
  • 2 T. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1¼ c. pecans, finely chopped
  • Caramel Filling:
  • 14 soft caramel candies
  • 3 T. heavy cream
  • Chocolate Drizzle (optional):
  • 2 oz. semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1 tsp. shortening

Click HERE for the instructions

 

 

Slipcover Instructions

Great fix up for your older furniture – or for a piece that just doesn’t go with your current decor.

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Click HERE for the instructions

 
 

Glittered Wine Bottles

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Simply spray with adhesive, and add glitter. Great for a formal party or wedding.

via pinterest

 

Galaxy T-shirt

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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

 
 
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