Tag: DIY

Fall Craft Link Share

https://heyletsmakestuff.com/felt-candy-corn-garland/
Fall Crafts - Felt Candy Corn Garland

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DIY~SPOOL LETTERS

spool letter summer diy craft
https://www.countryliving.com/diy-crafts/how-to/g1157/fun-summer-crafts/?slide=7

Spool Monogram

It’s a safe bet you’ve never seen a monogram wall decal quite like this before. Pick your letter—be it your first or last initial—then cut out the shape from a piece of thick cardboard. Next, hot-glue a colorful arrangement of spools to the surface and you’re officially well-stocked with a stunning new summer DIY.

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DIY~ Cat, Triangle, And Lumber Knit Pillows

How To Make A Cat, Triangle and Lumbar Knit Pillows
How To Make A Cat, Triangle and Lumbar Knit Pillows

https://www.joann.com/how-to-make-a-cat-triangle-and-lumbar-knit-pillows/182110799P309.html#icn=inspirationLP&ici=Seasonal&start=1

DESCRIPTION—

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1/2yd knit fabric for each cat & triangle pillow
  • 1yd knit fabric for lumbar pillow
  • 32oz bag of Poly-Fil (will fill all 3 pillows)
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Sewing machine with walking foot
  • Clover Pom Pom Maker Large or Extra Large (for lumbar pillow)
  • Clover Pom Pom Maker Large (for triangle pillow)
  • 300yds worsted acrylic yarn (for triangle and lumbar pillows)
  • Cat & triangle pillow templates (1/2″ seam allowance included)

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Cut 2 using the cat template. Sew front and back right sides together, leaving 3″ hole for turning. Trim seam allowance to a scant 1/4″.
  2. Turn piece right-side out and stuff with Poly-Fil. Slip-stitch opening closed.
  1. Cut 2 using a triangle template. Sew front and back RST, leaving 3″ hole for turning. Trim seam allowance to a scant 1/4″. Turn piece right-side out.
  2. Create 3 pom poms, following manufacturer’s instructions. Attach to all three corners.
  3. Stuff with Poly-Fil and slip-stitch opening closed.
  1. Cut two 15″x 29″ rectangles. Sew front and back RST, leaving 3″ hole for turning. Trim seam allowance to a scant 1/4″. Turn piece right-side out.
  2. Create 4 pom poms, following manufacturer’s instructions. Attach to all four corners.
  3. Stuff with Poly-Fil and slip-stitch opening closed.

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DIY Yarn Butterfly

How To Make A Yarn Wrapped Butterfly

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Tacky Glue
  • Cardboard
  • Pencil
  • Craft knife
  • Acrylic paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Yarn for wrapping
  • Pom poms
  • Google eyes
  • Chenille stem for antennae
  • Scissors

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Use pencil to draw butterfly shape onto cardboard. Use craft knife to cut it out.
  2. Paint butterfly with acrylic paint. Allow to dry.
  3. Apply a dot of Tacky glue to back of butterfly and press end of yarn into it. Allow to dry.
  4. Wrap yarn randomly around butterfly, until desired coverage is achieved.
  5. Apply another dot of glue to back of butterfly and secure yarn end. Allow to dry.
  6. Use Tacky glue to apply chenille stem for antennae, and pom poms for body.
  7. Use glue to secure google eyes and other desired embellishments.

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DIY~ Outdoor Couch/Bench

Outdoor Furniture - Free Build Plans
https://homemadebycarmona.com/outdoor-furniture-build-plans/

1

Cut List & Wood Selection

Select treated lumber so your sofa bench can stay in the outdoors year round. Pre-cut all your boards, or have them cut for you at the hardware store to save time. It is important to consider whether you have a saw that can handle 2″x 6″ and 2″ x 8″ boards…if not you will want to have them cut at the hardware store. The armrest and backrest is built solely from 2″x4″ wood, while the seat is framed out with 2″x6″ wood but I will reference the actual rather than nominal sizes moving forward.Save

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Build Seat Frame

After making all your initial cuts, start by framing out your seat base. Using a Kreg Jig place pocket holes in either side of two 1 1/2″ x 6″ x 22.5″ seat frame pieces, and attach to inside of the 1 1/2″ x 6″ x 72″ seat frame pieces. Use a little wood glue when attaching all pieces moving forward, and a carpenter square to ensure all joining pieces are square.Save

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Complete The Frame

Add pocket holes on either side of three of your 1 1/2″ x 4″ x 22.5″ boards. Attach them within the frame, spaced evenly apart. Attach each one flush with the top of the frame. This is your seat base where the slats will lay across later.Save

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Assemble Armrest Frame

Place pocket holes at both ends of four 1 1/2″ x 4″ x 22.5″ boards. Screw one 22.5″ armrest boards between the two 1 1/2″ x 4″ x 32″ armrest boards, flush to the top. Mark 12″ from the bottom of either arm/leg piece, then attach the second 22.5″ board flipped on it’s side, with the top at that 12″ mark. Follow these steps again to create the second armrest.Save

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Prepare To Assemble

Put pocket holes in either end of the 1 1/2″ x 4″ x 72″ backrest board. Then position the seat frame, armrest frames, and backrest to prepare for assembly. Place pieces so the sofa is oriented on it’s side for easier assembly.Save

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Attach Armrest To Seat Frame

Attach the armrests to the seat frame while on it’s side. Screw directly through the armrest frame into the seat frame, and do the same from the seat frame side into the armrest. Stagger where you place your screws. Set your seat upright.Save

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Attach Backrest

Once upright, attach the 72″ backrest piece (pocket holes facing back) flush between the two armrests.Save

8

Add Seat Slats

Evenly space the four 3/4″ x 6″ x 72″ wooden seat slats atop your seat frame, and nail down to the seating frame.Save

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Optionally Add Decorative Slats

Optionally nail evenly spaced 3/4″ x 8″ x 25.5″ decorative slats to the outside armrest, and the single 3/4″ x 8″ x 79″ slat across the inside back. These are not necessary for support, but give a modern appeal to the bench. Sand the entire bench well, and stain!

Optionally Add Decorative Slats
https://www.buildsomething.com/plans/PE7948185B10A0679/EasyModernOutdoorSofa

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