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How to Make Furniture Legs with Plywood

Your daily dose of happiness...Make Furniture Legs with Plywood? Yes! When I am working with what I call a “specialty plywood” such as Walnut, Maple, etc., buying 2×2 pieces of that particular species is never part of the budget. Don...
by Designs by Studio C on Nov 21, 2013

Build a Greek Key Coffee Table with a Glass Top

Your daily dose of happiness...Use These Coffee Table Plans in a Greek Key Style to Create a Fabulous Piece of Furniture! These coffee table plans in a Greek Key style only look complicated… This is a very easy piece to construct and uses off-t...
by Designs by Studio C on Nov 20, 2013

An Alternative to Metal Drawer Slides

Your daily dose of happiness...How to Make Drawer Slides Using Wood I have to be honest, this is the first time I’ve tried this. I tend to get nervous when trying something new… I don’t want to make mistakes and waste material! I am...
by Designs by Studio C on Nov 19, 2013

Build a Dish Pantry

Your daily dose of happiness...Free-Standing DIY Pantry/Armoire Plans I love using an armoire or pantry in the kitchen. I repurposed a large one that used to house my TV to put in my kitchen. I think it adds a nice balance to the refrigerator…...
by Designs by Studio C on Nov 18, 2013

Build a Genevieve Buffet

Your daily dose of happiness...Show Off Your DIY Skills Using These Vintage Buffet Plans This is the perfect piece for all of your entertaining needs! Use these vintage buffet plans to create a beautiful piece of furniture in a style that will last f...
by Designs by Studio C on Nov 15, 2013

Confessions of a Lumber Hoarder

Your daily dose of happiness...How My Hobby as a Woodworker Turned into an Obsession – of Sorts! I started woodworking in 2007. I built my very first pieces for furniture – a dresser for each of my kids – definitely a challenge for...
by Designs by Studio C on Nov 14, 2013

$2 DIY window shade

So I’ve had this problem in my house ever since we moved in. Every time Tony and I watch TV on a lazy Sunday afternoon we get a glare from our kitchen window that hits the TV to make it … Continue reading →...
by Practically Made on Nov 4, 2013

Free sewing pattern: The Unruled tank dress

From time to time, I find myself into whimsical and unruly stuffs that came from sudden inspiration... and I learnt how to embrace it.This pattern was draft as a nightgown but I like how it turned out xD Materials:Cloth ( any type and color you like...
by Be A Crafter xD on Sep 25, 2013

Free sewing pattern: V-neck kimono sleeve top

Another version of kimino sleeve tops and tees. This is a comfortable blouse which will go well with your shorts or cropped jeans. The pattern is simple and similar to the Short kimono sleeve top, just a few different lines to draw when you draft you...
by Be A Crafter xD on Sep 19, 2013

Free sewing pattern: More than a classic straight skirt

A straight skirt is just so easy and simple to pair with, it makes you look both neat and never out of style. In fact, straight skirt is the type of bottoms give your legs a bit more length. With just basic sewing skill, drafting a pattern for your o...
by Be A Crafter xD on Sep 17, 2013

Desk Calendar Fabric Cover

~Waverize It!~   Guess what?! September is national sewing month!…and Waverly is celebrating their 90th anniversary!  Thanks to Joann Fabric & Craft Stores and Waverly, we can all take part in the Waverize It! Challenge. From September 1s...
by House of the Way on Sep 4, 2013

Labor Day Sale up to 50% Off: Online Quilting Classes & Creative Classes

This weekend there are a lot of sales going on. It’s great when you can get sewing, crafting, knit, crochet & other creative classes at a great price. If your like me it’s hard just to stick to one craft when you start to see how much...
by Dear Creatives on Sep 2, 2013

Not really a one-shoulder top

This simple top pattern is similar to the Short kimino sleeve top . I cut a slanted neckline and added a strap to create a chic look! Materials:Cloth ( any type and color you like. I used stretch fabric )ScissorsSewing needleSewing threadSewing...
by Be A Crafter xD on Sep 1, 2013

How to Build a Sawhorse Table with Brackets

Your daily dose of happiness...Sometimes, you just need an extra work table… I’m up to three tables now. Do I need that many? Well, yes! I like to multitask! Anyhoo, I purchased a couple sets of sawhorse brackets to build a new table and...
by Designs by Studio C on Aug 30, 2013

Make a House Number Sign with a Cabinet Door

Your daily dose of happiness...Make a House Number Sign with a Cabinet Door I purchased several cabinet doors at my local ReStore for $1.00 each. They have all shapes and sizes, and each one that I purchased will be used in some nifty projects I have...
by Designs by Studio C on Aug 29, 2013

Make your own wall hanging bag

A wall hanging bag is very handy and space-saving for crafters who always have many PhD ( projects half done ). Making one is quite simple when you have a sewing machine. I'd love to show you mine :) Materials:Clothes hanger Thick fabric ( denim...
by Be A Crafter xD on Aug 28, 2013

Free DIY Woodworking Plans to Build a Flip Top Console

Your daily dose of happiness...Free DIY Woodworking Plans to Build a Flip Top Console This is a great console table… Who couldn’t use a great console table? This particular table has a lidded box on the top and two drawers on the bottom w...
by Designs by Studio C on Aug 28, 2013

How to Use the Glue-Resist Technique with Stain

Your daily dose of happiness...How to Use the Glue-Resist Technique with Stain I’m sure you’re wondering what the heck the “glue-resist technique” is… You’ve seen it, and probably inadvertently done it. It is where...
by Designs by Studio C on Aug 27, 2013

Free DIY Woodworking Plans to Build a Demilune Dining Table

Your daily dose of happiness...Free DIY Woodworking Plans to Build a Demilune Dining Table Do you remember the demilune table I built? It was really super simple (plans can be found here)! I created plans to build a dining table with a twist… I...
by Designs by Studio C on Aug 26, 2013

Free DIY Woodworking Plans for a Plywood Multi-Use Crate

Your daily dose of happiness...Free DIY Woodworking Plans for a Plywood Multi-Use Crate Looking for a quick and easy weekend project? I’ve got just the project for you! A multitude of these crates can be whipped out in a weekend… Use them...
by Designs by Studio C on Aug 23, 2013


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