30 Simple, Creative, Handmade Projects and Gifts – Part Three

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How is everyone doing today??? Hopefully this article finds everyone in both good spirits, as well as, good health~!!! Its definitely been a bad cold and flu season, and being cooped up in my house inspires me to MAKE things~!!! Does it ever have that affect on you??? Yes, I’ve been getting the “I need to get crafty” itch!!! ;)

That brings us to today’s Part 3 in the 30 Simple, Creative, Handmade Projects and Gifts~!!! Bringing you a little bit of everything – jewelry, body products, home decor, fashion and scrapbooking DIY projects~!! Definitely something for everyone here!!! If you haven’t seen the first two parts to this series, you can check out Part 1 and Part 2 – with LOTS more inspiration and wonderful ideas!

I have to say, after doing research for these articles I have a much greater respect for the products at the dollar stores and craft stores~!!! After seeing how people transform boring, cheap-looking items into much higher end and trendy items, I’m hooked!!! I actually want to head on over to my dollar store, and see what little gems I can find and transform~!!! Ok people, let’s get crafty, shall we???

 

1.  Skin Softening Bath Bombs

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Nothing like some pampering bath products right??? And making your own ensures you can control all ingredients, another plus!! Here are the instructions.

 

2. Scented Glitter Shoes

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Yes, that’s right ladies, SCENTED and GLITTERED~!!! That sounds pretty awesome, and would make great gifts!! Here are the instructions.

 

3. Pottery Barn Inspired Tile Mirror (A Dollar Store Craft!)

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I love how elegant and simple this is! I already know where I want to put mine (once I make it that is. ;) ) Here are the instructions.

 

4. Embellished Friendship Bracelets

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Love this twist on the standard, yet slightly boring friendship bracelets. These ones are dressed up and edgier~!!! Here are the instructions.

 

5. Re-Styling Worn Out Heels into Glitter Heels

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I love the premise, re-purposing shoes that might have gone into the garbage, and giving them a makeover. Brilliant!!! Here are the instructions.

 

6. Williams Sonoma Inspired Glass Hurricane

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These are gorgeous, and SO hard to believe that they are inexpensive and super easy to make! A win-win!!! Here are the instructions.

 

7.  Beaded Flip Flops

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A great way to “jazz up” otherwise boring flip flops~!!! Here are the instructions.

 

8. Braided Leather, Rope, and Chain Headband

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Super cute and a fun look!! Here are the instructions.

 

9. Exploding Photo Box

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A fun, and innovative twist on the traditional photo album. Here are the instructions.

 

10. Anthropologie Inspired Earrings

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Adorable earrings, and a big savings from the retail price!!! Here are the instructions.

 

 

So tell me, now that you’ve seen ALL 30 projects and gifts in this 3 part series, which would be your top 3??? Or your favorite??? I hope I’ve inspired you to get crafting and get creative!! Most, if not all of these projects are very easy and simple to create!! If I had to choose my top 3??? I’d choose the Wrap Bracelets and Photo Pendant Necklaces from Part 2 in this series, and the Beadboard Photo Display in Part 1~!!! Ohhh, but I do love the Williams Sonoma Hurricanes and the Anthropologie Earrings in this article!!! Eeeek, I can’t choose!!! I really want to make all of these projects!!! So drop me a line on my Facebook Page, and tell me which ones YOU’RE itching to do~!!!

Till next time Friends, I hope you’ve enjoyed these projects I’ve rounded up for you!!! And I hope these articles will help get those creative juices flowing!!  It’s all about keeping those projects CREATIVE, INSPIRED, and INNOVATIVE, while always keeping them HANDMADE~!!! Sending you all lotsa love, hugs and blessings~!!! xoxo

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