Tag: Gift

Booyah! Prints Now Available

Booyah! Prints Now Available

Lots of you have been asking, “Can I buy that?” Those questions always make me feel uneasy, until now. First off, thank you for your support! When I quit my full time job I dreamed of painting not selling. I really hate selling my own 

Crafternoon Delight: Valentines

Crafternoon Delight: Valentines

2/12, noon – 1:oopm Create Valentines with reuse materials to show you care about your sweetie and the environment. Or if you’d rather express your dark side, come create anti-valentines. We aim to please! RSVP required: http://diystudio.net/create/. $10 non-member, $8 members.

12 Days of Reuse, Bike Chain Earrings

In keeping with our bike themed project from yesterday, we now have a Bike Chain Earrings tutorial. These would be perfect gifts for bicyclists or recyclists. The Bike Peddler was kind enough to donate a worn out chain. And it’s not just chains that they 

12 Days of Reuse, Homemade fabric spray painted t-shirts

Is it just me or do you too have a bunch of old t-shirts with stains or that just don’t get worn? We’ll have no fear friend, I’ve got a solution just for you. Check out the latest and greatest 12 Days of Reuse video 

Jewelry Plant Picks

Sometimes it’s hard to find a gift that is special enough for a good friend. I  scoured some shops looking for that perfect gift. I later went to the nursery and picked out a plant and handmade pot that I knew my friend would like. 

Hand Stitched Bookmark, Reading is Sexy

I love making handmade birthday gifts. They don’t have to be expensive but the time and the thought always means a lot to friends and family (well most of them 🙂 ) So when my sweet book-loving friend had a birthday coming up I pulled 

Largest Peanut Butter Cup, a Tasty Birthday Surprise

Lucky hubby has his birthday every year during Memorial weekend. I tease him that he doesn’t get a birthday, it’s more like a birthweek, or birthweekend. Needless to say, we love to celebrate it with him and enjoy making him feel special. This year we 

Bunny Bait

I love inspiration. While looking through my inbox I saw this cute Easter project and thought I would share it with you and give you this free download  PDF label I made. Bake at 350 is simply amazing and so is this bunny bait! Here 

Advice from a Caterpillar, a Mad Hatter Craft

The Caterpillar and Alice looked at each other for some time in silence: at last the Caterpillar took the hookah out of its mouth, and addressed her in a languid, sleepy voice. `Who are YOU?’ said the Caterpillar. This was not an encouraging opening for 

Twelfth Day of Christmas, Freezer Paper Stencils (12 Days of Christmas Video Tutorial)

Continuing the Twelve Days of Christmas, DIY holiday gifts, are instructions to make cool graphic t-shirts with freezer paper stencils.  This is a great alternative to screen printing and it’s super simple. Thanks for following these tutorials, and I wish you a very Merry Christmas!  

Eleventh Day of Christmas, Hand painted Ceramics (12 Days of Christmas Video Tutorial)

My apologies about being late and LAME. Being sick has really taken me by surprise and I’m sorry that I didn’t get this out sooner. Continuing the Twelve Days of Christmas, DIY holiday gifts, are instructions to paint ceramics using Pebeo paints, paints that cure 

Natural Bird Feeder Project (12 Days of Christmas Video Tutorial)

Continuing the Twelve Days of Christmas, DIY holiday gifts, are instructions to make this Natural Bird Feeder. Not only is this a fabulous gift to give friends, but it’s also a nice gift for all of those wild birds. Winter is a tough time on 

Needing Inspiration for Gifts this Season? I have Answers!

Finding the perfect gift is hard work. First you really have to know the person’s likes and dislikes. Then you have to battle the crowed stores to buy a gift that millions of people already own and probably don’t even use. These gifts are impersonal 

Upcycle a Sweater into a Hat and Mitten Set (DIY Studio’s 12 Days of Christmas)

Continuing the Twelve Days of Christmas, DIY holiday gifts, is this simple sweater hat and mittens set. Many thanks to Little Missy who was not only my model but also my camera woman for this tutorial. You don’t need to go out and buy a