Going to a masquerade ball where you know everyone is going to be wearing the same old Victorian corsets and top hats? Then stand out from the crowd by wearing a modern (sort of) get-up of Steampunk style gear. Top off your rusty industrial look with these Steampunk style gog ...more
Wallets are our least favorite item to purchase. Why? Well, they're either super crappy in quality and looks (think a pleather wallet you can purchase at the clearance bin at Wal-Mart) or gorgeous but out of this world expensive (Dior, anyone?). There's selmonly a space in bet ...more
Cards that fold open from the front? Pssh, that's SO last year. Make 2011 novel and interesting by sending this funky trifold Valentine's Day card to your lover. Opening in the center, this card is a delight to look at and boasts a heart emblazoned with "Be My Valentine" on t ...more
Lots of designer purse companies, especially Coach and Kate Spade, LOVE attaching beaded charms to their purses and clutches. Sparkly little bits and pieces add extra pizazz to anything they're attached to. But you don't have to pay a high price for such wares. Check out this ...more
You will need one pair of cute, funky socks for this tutorial, as well as some stuffing for the doll. This is an easy craft to do - turn some socks into something cute and clever! A fun little gift for anyone.
In this video, Elizabeth shows us how to turn a normal potato into a funky stamp. Stamps are great for scrapbooking, card making, paper design and so much more! So, why waste money at pricey craft shops when you can make your own using items you already have in the kitchen?
Create a gorgeous selection of sparkily accessories with buttons, beads and jewelery wire. The simple technique gives stunning results, you'll be able to make a funky ring to match every outfit.
Learn how to transform your greetings with funky needle-felted motifs. Corinne Bradd shows Kristy Clark how to put a contemporary spin on this traditional craft, with charming shapes and clever techniques.
Funky Foam? This product is for kids and can be found in any arts and crafts store, and it's the key to making homemade stamps in this video crafty project. See how to make your own stamps with funky foam! It's cheeps and oh so simple. You can either create your own designs or ...more
Clocks are an essential part of your home, but you don't just have to settle for whatever clocks you can find at the store. Is this tutorial from Decor it Yourself, you'll learn how to make a funky timepiece that suits your style. Almost anything can be a clock, as long as you ...more
The possibilities are infinite when it comes to DIY gift wrap. Instead of the usual Christmas-themed wrapping paper, make your packaging look funky with old maps, music sheets, calendars, and other material to encase your loved ones' presents. You can also make the wrapping a ...more
Steampunk style, which is a funky hybrid of Victorian anachronisms (propellers, vintage watch parts) and industrial design, is sure interesting and cool when it comes to gadget design, but pulling off the whole googles-and-gears look clothing-wise is not quite...becoming. So ...more
What is the absolute, most basic thing you need to know in order to asemble an earring? Attaching the earring to its earring hook, of course. By learning how to do this, you'll be able to create a neverending host of funky earrings, from cool guitar pick earrings to drop penda ...more
What are you doing this Cinco de Mayo? If you are celebrating this tequila filled holiday, you will no doubt have tons of fun with these maracas. Maracas are traditional Mexican instruments and they are quite easy to make. In this tutorial, learn how to make these fun noise ma ...more
Are you looking for a unique type of flower that will never wilt or die? Check out this tutorial for a cool, homemade alternative to the silk variety. All you need to make these flowers is some funky colored paper. Follow along with the video and see just how easy it is to mak ...more
Not enough storage space? No problem! In this tutorial, learn how to recycle an old cereal box into a very cool magazine holder. This video will take you step by step and soon you will be on your way to being both more organized and more eco-friendly! You Will Need • A cereal ...more
There's no exact science to achieving high-school popularity. But you definitely don't have to throw half your class under the bus to get there. You Will Need * Desire to be popular * Good attitude * Confidence * Gimmick * Sense of humor Step 1: Be likable Popularity boils d ...more
Nothing says you care like a hand-made card. Show that special someone what they mean to you or just have fun with this cute arts and crafts project. Get your markers and colored pencils. Get your glitter and glue. Get creative. Ever wish you could kiss your Valentine all day ...more
If you thought the last post on Two Circle Wobblers was wild, then wait until you see what happens when you build wobblers out of two half circles or two ellipses. In both of these cases, the center of gravity still remains constant in the vertical direction, allowing them to ...more
I know I'm in the majority when I say that grilled cheese sandwiches are one of life's simplest and best pleasures: gooey, rich, melted cheese, sandwiched between two perfectly-buttered pieces of toast... perfection. Don't Miss: How to Make Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches ...more
The internet was blowing up recently over this mind-blowing, mouth-watering video of a woman making a cake decoration out of… wait for it… chocolate bubble wrap. Yes, that's right: she turned the ubiquitous packing material into the mold for an absolutely gorgeous cake embelli ...more
Stand out from the high street fashion clones with stuff you’ve fashioned yourself. It’s easy to take old pieces of electronic junk and transform them into all sorts of fun ‘n’ funky geeky accessories. Like a totally useful tote bag, a what-on-earth-is-that wallet and a bedazz ...more