#1) Make Your Own Summer Popsicles

Make Your Own Summer Popsicles

Summer without popsicles? No Way! What if, to find some relief from the heat, we rely on some fresh fruit instead of on artificial syrups? Here is a very easy (and super tasty!) recipe to prepare some homemade summer popsicles from Miriam Lepore. Read more…

#2) Create Your Own Rorschach Inkblot Tote Bag

Create Your Own Rorschach Inkblot Tote Bag

This DIY project was inspired by the 10 Golden Rules, specifically, Rule #1. Take your camera everywhere you go and Rule #8: You do not have to know beforehand what you captured on film. Read more…

#3) Make a Decorational Ampersand Sign

Make a Decorational Ampersand Sign

Need a letter to decorate the room? Here is a nice DIY tutorial on how to decorate your room or office space with an ampersand! You can do this tutorial using any other letters as well! Read more…

#4) Make a Distressed Chevron Tank

Make a Distressed Chevron Tank

Need something new to wear this summer? Well, we have a fun summer project for you! Get yourself a plain old t-shirt and make your own distressed chevron tank with Heather from Shades of Tangerine. Read more…

#5) Create A Vintage-Looking Kitchen Sign

Create A Vintage-Looking Kitchen Sign

Is your kitchen in need of color? Are you a fan of vintage-looking decorations? If you are, then this DIY tutorial is for you! Brighten your kitchen with this lovely vintage-looking decoration made by DIY blogger, Honor Kristie. Read more…

#6) Make Your Own Linocut Picture Book

Make Your Own Linocut Picture Book

This is a how-to for a DIY linocut picture book project Joseph Chiang did in his home studio. Basically, he came up with the story, illustrated it, and then printed the individual pages using linocut printing technique. Finally, he hand-stitched the book. Read more…

#7) Build Your Own Custom Leather Motorcycle Seat

Build Your Own Custom Leather Motorcycle Seat

Whether you have a sick chopper, vintage Schwinn, or are just curious to get your hand stained with some leather working 101, you may find these tips and tool suggestions helpful. Enjoy! Read more…

#8) Make A Recycled Paint Chip Origami Mini Box Of Love

Make A Recycled Paint Chip Origami Mini Box Of Love

Ever thought about giving your love to someone? Well, here is a creative way to do it! This mini box filled with love will definitely be a cute gift to give to someone you adore! Read more…

#9) DIY Fashion: Make A Striped T-Shirt

DIY Fashion: Make A Striped T-Shirt

Are you bored of ordinary shirts? Our DIY duo bloggers, Sophie Pester and Catharina Bruns, will show you how to create your own Stripe T-Shirts! This DIY tip is for everyone who loves colors and wants to wear special handmade designs. Read more…

#10) Make A Diana Camera Embroidered Notebook

Make A Diana Camera Embroidered Notebook

Little notebooks are so handy for jotting down ideas, notes and sketches. This one has a sweet little embroidery on the front in homage to the Diana F camera. Read more…

#11) DIY Fashion: Make Your Own Mouse Ballet Flats

DIY Fashion: Make Your Own Mouse Ballet Flats

Most flats (the shoes, not the apartments) are sold plain with nothing to be proud of on them. So we asked Momita from Asturias, Spain for a DIY tutorial on how to dress up your boring flats. Check it out! Read more…

#12) Make A Transparent Bag With An Interchangeable Design

Make A Transparent Bag With An Interchangeable Design

Here we go with our mutant bag tutorial. This transparent bag can become any color in the world. It has a pocket inside that allows you to put pictures, drawings or whatever you want. Read more…

#13) DIY Culinary: Carrot Soup With Kale Chips and Goat Cheese

DIY Culinary: Carrot Soup With Kale Chips and Goat Cheese

Quick and easy, and a great use of those veggies that have lost their crunch. Here is a recipe from our DIY blogger friend, Corinna Mantlo. It is simply delish! Read more…

#14) DIY Fashion: Make A Neon Necklace

DIY Fashion: Make A Neon Necklace

It is summer and there is just no better time than now to go out there, bask in the sun, hang out with your friends or better yet, meet your new love of the season. So as you prepare yourself for some big fun under the sun, a quick check: Sunblock, check! Lomo camera, check! Your favorite summer dress, erm, looking a bit dull I suppose? Well, our fellow DIY fashion junkie Renee has just got the most fab solution for you! Its plain easy, cheap and chic! Read more…

#15) DIY Stationery: Rotating Goal List

DIY Stationery: Rotating Goal List

Do you think you are too snowed under with work that you feel like you need 72 hours a day in order for you to beat the deadlines? Do you stress yourself out just thinking about it? It is all about time management, but if you think getting yourself a plain old, corporate looking daily planner would make you more irritated, then Rachel has thought of a remedy that would inspire you to do more with this DIY project she did! Read more…

#16) DIY Fashion: Make A Pair Of Feather Earings

DIY Fashion: Make A Pair Of Feather Earings

What is old is new again. Yup, that is an old saying and way back in the 70s feather earrings were all the rage and DIY blogger, Crystal Donnely, made them by the bunch. If you want to make a pair - it is simple and easy and you can whip up a bunch in no time. These would make a great project for a teenage sleepover. Read more…

#17) DIY: Make A Fun Photo Booth

DIY: Make A Fun Photo Booth

It is no secret that Photo Booths are back in fashion - and why not? They are fun, fabulous and make a family of photos out of an otherwise diverse group of people. Why hire a photo booth however, if you can make it yourself? OK, so our cardboard box lid may not be as glamorous as the hired version, or some of the phenomenal ones that people make from segments of wallpapered walls, complete with skirting boards and cornices. But it is super quick, essentially free, and earth-friendly. Read more…

#18) DIY Home Decor: Make An Accordion Picture Frame

DIY Home Decor: Make An Accordion Picture Frame

Dinner and a movie? DIY blogger Natalie Pirvey prefers crafting and a movie! Next time you are watching your favorite film, transform the DVD case into a handmade picture frame. DVD cases make great frames, with their thin black border and clear plastic cover that creates a glass-like shine for your photos. Attach two or more cases to create an accordion-like frame, perfect to display on that empty mantle! Read more…

#19) DIY Photography: Multi-Super-SB-Ring-Light

DIY Photography: Multi-Super-SB-Ring-Light

What can you do if you have a ton of SBs and a bit of duct tape? A multi-super-sb-ring-light! Read more…

#20) DIY Culinary: Cake Rusk/Toast

DIY Culinary: Cake Rusk/Toast

Cake Toast can be a life savior if you are not satisfied with the cake you baked, turning the failed cake into lovely Cake Rusk/Toast will be a great way for no wastage, serve them with jam, butter or custard and no one can tell. The taste of Cake Rusk/Toast dipped in milky tea is outstanding that you would have to keep telling yourself, "this is my last piece", but then do you think that can ever happen? Check out how our DIY blogger, Amrita, makes it! Read more…

#21) DIY Home Decor: Button Flower Tutorial

DIY Home Decor: Button Flower Tutorial

Are you ready to turn some of those old buttons into flowers? Grab some floral wire (or any wire that will fit through button holes and twist easily), some large glass beads and a handful of buttons, and we shall get started. Read more…

#22) DIY Fashion: Make A Fairy Dust Necklace

DIY Fashion: Make A Fairy Dust Necklace

Every once in a while I find myself wanting to create fun and whimsical jewelry.I especially love this project because it is so customizable and perfect for gifts as well! On that note, let me present my latest silly creation... the fairy dust necklace! Read more…

#23) Make a DIY Film Reminder for Your 35mm Cameras!

Make a DIY Film Reminder for Your 35mm Cameras!

There are times when I use cameras that have no slots for the tabs of film boxes, and thus, I often forget which film I am shooting with (or if the camera is loaded, even). So, to remedy this problem, I thought of making my own film reminder! Learn how to make your own in this quick and easy tipster! Read more…

#24) DIY Culinary: Bake A Rainbow Cake!

DIY Culinary: Bake A Rainbow Cake!

Happy birthday, dear Lomographer! Oh, not your birthday? Well, then bake this uber festive and super vibrant confection just because you can! We are sure it will make for some sweet photos and even sweeter dessert! Find out how to bake your own Colored Layer Cake here and let them eat it! Read more…

#25) DIY Culinary: Chicken French

DIY Culinary: Chicken French

So you are on a diet and eating a lot of chicken breasts to avoid fat. Well here is a recipe to turn that boring piece of chicken meat into something that melts in your mouth! Read more…

#26) DIY Home Decor: Make A Faux Antiqued Mirror

DIY Home Decor: Make A Faux Antiqued Mirror

This DIY is a vintage mirror that is cheap and does not use harsh chemicals in the process of making them. It is mostly based on how to make your own mercury glass which could be transferred into making a faux antiqued mirror. Read more…

#27) DIY Home Decor: Recycled Wastebasket

DIY Home Decor: Recycled Wastebasket

We all have them. The stack sits in the corner waiting. What can it be? It is a pile of junk mail, flyers and advertising media. So instead of tossing them IN a wastebasket why not toss them ON the wastebasket? The colors will remind you of a quilt. Do not worry if the strips wrinkle a bit. It adds texture and completes the quilt-like look. Read more…

#28) DIY Home Decor: Make A Halloween Mirror with Eyes

DIY Home Decor: Make A Halloween Mirror with Eyes

It is no secret that Halloween is coming... and what better way to scare your family and friends than with the old fashioned idea of eyes that follow them around the room. Now, as much as I would love to recreate a Gothic portrait on a fake wall, and stand behind making my eyes all googly, quite frankly I just don not have the time or the resources to be that inventive, so I decided instead to rough up a mirror and use something we all know and love; a photo! Read more…

#29) DIY Photography: Make A Breadbox Striplight

DIY Photography: Make A Breadbox Striplight

Need a Strip-light, but no budget? Here is a tutorial on how to make one for less than $20. Read more…

#30) DIY: Grow A Desktop Garden!

DIY: Grow A Desktop Garden!

Now here is a bright idea to liven up a small work or living space: make a mini terrarium in a light bulb! Hollow out the light source, pick out the low-maintenance plants, and deck out with toy animal decors! Check out these tiny tabletop terrarium tips and have your own patch of greenery in no time. Read more…

#31) DIY Home Decor: Make A Set Of Starry Stripes Duct Tape Coasters

DIY Home Decor: Make A Set Of Starry Stripes Duct Tape Coasters

Duct tape is all the rage. There are tons of colors of duct tape available in the stores. These Starry coasters are so easy and inexpensive you can make a set in no time. Do not stop with just one set, change the colors to make a set for every room in the house! Read more…

#32) DIY Culinary: Fresh Wraps

DIY Culinary: Fresh Wraps

No time to cook a meal? Feel like eating something fresh? Well here is something that you can whip up in a flash to satisfy your hunger! Read more…

#33) DIY Home Decor: Mummify Your Photos

DIY Home Decor: Mummify Your Photos

It is no secret that there is something fun about tricking up your photos, and what better time to do it that Halloween when it is all about tricks and treats. Being the mother of two young girls, there is something especially ironic about mummifying my daughters... not for real of course... but with sticky tape! Read more…

#34) DIY Photography: Make A Low Profile, Low Cost Backdrop Wall Mount

DIY Photography: Make A Low Profile, Low Cost Backdrop Wall Mount

This DIY tutorial is pretty trivial so if you have a seamless backdrop mount already feel free to skip forward, if not here is a way to build such a mount for as little as $5. (Actually, the mount by itself is about $2, the other three are for some extras). Read more…

#35) DIY Home Decor: Make A Custom Decoupage Switch-Plate Cover

DIY Home Decor: Make A Custom Decoupage Switch-Plate Cover

The craft of decoupage has been around for years. If you want to make a decorated switch plate cover you can purchase decoupage paper in just about any craft store, but why stop there? Why not make your own custom paper to match your decor? Read more…

#36) DIY Home Decor: The Modern Silhouette

DIY Home Decor: The Modern Silhouette

It is no secret that the silhouette never goes out of style, but if you have ever researched how to make one, they are rather fiddly. Not impossible, mind you, but very fiddly as they involve a duplication of cutting. Not anymore. Here is a design that takes mere minutes and is super contemporary. Read more…

#37) DIY Culinary: Breakfast Egg Patty

DIY Culinary: Breakfast Egg Patty

This is a different take on McDonalds Egg McMuffin, a healthy version so you do not feel guilty afterwards. I skipped the butter, cheese, bacon and also used whole grain buns instead. To reduce calories I used turkey sausage and used grainy mustard instead of butter to spread on the buns Read more…

#38) DIY Culinary: Lemon With Candy Stick Straws By Jodi Durr

DIY Culinary: Lemon With Candy Stick Straws By Jodi Durr

When I was little, we always went to a certain carnival every summer. At this carnival one of the things I looked forward to most was buying the lemon or orange with the candy stick straw. Here is a tutorial on how to recreate the carnival treat yourself. Read more…

#39) DIY Home Decor: Make A Mini Photo Album

DIY Home Decor: Make A Mini Photo Album

Lowri McNabb from crafting blog PaperVine shows us how to make a simple photo album using one single sheet of 12 x 12 paper Read more…

#40) DIY Fashion: Make A Print Using Freezer Paper

DIY Fashion: Make A Print Using Freezer Paper

I know we have all seen our share of tutorials on how to print with freezer paper but I have had so much fun making prints that I would like to show you my take on it. Read more…

#41) DIY Industrial Art Pieces Made from Rubbings

DIY Industrial Art Pieces Made from Rubbings

I was in a used book store one day and I saw a book on art rubbings. Of course, I was familiar with the idea of putting a penny or leaf under a paper and running a pencil over the top to transfer the image, but this book was taking it to a whole new level. So we grabbed our art supplies and went outside to make some new art pieces from rubbings! Read more…

#42) DIY Fashion: Create Your Own Time Travellers Necklace

DIY Fashion: Create Your Own Time Travellers Necklace

This handmade necklace is a collection of materials from several different windows in time. Vintage lace, industrial chain, and modern mass produced plastic beads come together to create a pretty necklace that almost has the look of an estate sale treasure Read more…

#43) DIY: Create A Tape Marker Monster

DIY: Create A Tape Marker Monster

Have you ever felt frustrated just to find where the end of your tape is? I am sure most of us have had that moment before. Slowly rolling the tape around and feeling the surface while hoping for the rough line to pop up! Here is a tutorial to help you find the end of your tape in a cute way! Read more…

#44) DIY: Make A Jean Camera Strap

DIY: Make A Jean Camera Strap

Learn how to make your own jean camera strap with this cool tutorial. Read more…

#45) DIY Decor: Make Your Own Animal Magnet Frames

DIY Decor: Make Your Own Animal Magnet Frames

This is a great and easy way of upcycling some old toys or just creating a new, not so ordinary, picture frame. Read more…

#46) DIY Decor: Perler Beads Bowl Tutorial

DIY Decor: Perler Beads Bowl Tutorial

Make your own works of art in the form of Perler Bead Bowls Read more…

#47) DIY: Make A Camera Wrist Strap

DIY: Make A Camera Wrist Strap

Maybe your camera wrist strap is lost or broken or maybe you just want to add a little extra flair to your favorite point and shoot. Either way, here is a quick and easy tutorial for making your own camera wrist strap. Read more…

#48) DIY Decor: Homemade Mousepad Coasters

DIY Decor: Homemade Mousepad Coasters

If you have any extra mousepads on your hand or an old mousepad you would like to dispose of, try this one-minute mini DIY project, making a mousepad coaster! Read more…

#49) DIY Decor: Make A Yarn Wreath

DIY Decor: Make A Yarn Wreath

This was a fun project that anyone can do! It took me a couple of hours, and the end result was worth every minute! You can use whatever color yarn best suits your taste and home decor. You can add more flowers, or take them away, a completely customizable project! Read more…

#50) DIY Decor: Make A Newspaper Flower

DIY Decor: Make A Newspaper Flower

Learn how to make your own Newspaper Flowers with this fun tutorial Read more…

#51) DIY Decor: Make A Suitcase Sidetable

DIY Decor: Make A Suitcase Sidetable

I had this suitcase that belonged to an old sewing machine and never really knew what to do with it, until I was in a thrift store and noticed these beautiful wooden table legs. I figured that they would match perfectly. So I decided to make a DIY about it and share it with you! Read more…

#52) DIY Culinary: Homemade Lollies

DIY Culinary: Homemade Lollies

Making homemade lollipops has proven to be one of my favorite activities with my kids thus far. They loved making these colorful, tasty creations. They were simple to make too. Read more…

#53) DIY: Create A Cookie Cutter Notebook

DIY: Create A Cookie Cutter Notebook

It is almost fall, and that means time for new school supplies. Here is a fun, unique way to personalize your folders and notebooks using cookie cutters and spray paint. This project works best with notebooks that have glossy covers. Read more…

#54) DIY: Create A Travel Journal

DIY: Create A Travel Journal

Here is a quick and easy DIY book project that is so customizable you may need to make one for every occasion! Read more…

#55) DIY: Create A desktop Organiser

DIY: Create A desktop Organiser

On one of my trips to Thrift Town I found this desk organizer, and I thought it would help to organize the mail or patterns or random papers (that last thing: we have a lot in this house). I hated the design but I bought it anyway. I wanted it to make it more colorful and modern. It was very tempting to paint it in a chevron pattern, but I am tired of seeing it EVERYWHERE (still) these days. So I painted it in three different colors and added some polka dots to it. Here it is before and after. Read more…

#56) DIY Decor: Create a Book Frame

DIY Decor: Create a Book Frame

If you have an unused book on your hand right now, how about recycling it into a photo frame with this simple DIY steps? Read more…

#57) DIY Fashion: Create a Curb Chain Ring

DIY Fashion: Create a Curb Chain Ring

While browsing important web sites the other day, I stumbled upon some pictures of Gwen Stefani and fell in love with a curb chain ring she had on. Long story short I decided to make my own version and recycle some broken rings while at it. Read more…

#58) DIY Decor: Jewelry Holder

DIY Decor: Jewelry Holder

I have the urge to start wearing my necklaces and earrings again. I used to have them in pretty boxes and bags, but I was thinking it would be nice to actually see them daily and have them easily accessible. So after a little research and stimulus in the web, I came up with these jewelry holders, using doilies, a nylon mesh bag (the ones that oranges come in) and embroidery hoops. Read more…