A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Do you have a crafty tattoo?  We'd love to feature it in our Crafty Tattoos blog series!  Share it with us here!
Total Members: 302,158
Currently Running With Scissors:
593 Guests and 16 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Images
Pages: [1]
1  Re: Newbie Swap Round 18 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Dejah_Thoris on: March 01, 2012 07:06:15 AM
It is here!

without further ado here are the photos









As you can see I was totally spoiled by Jellybellygirl, I received a gorgeous apron, beautiful choice of fabrics.  A plaque with a hot air ballonn on it, I have an irrational love of hot air balloons! a beautiful picture, a hot air balloon pendant *love* a totoro keyring which is awesome and a ton of other little goodies most of which my daughter has already eaten/stolen!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
2  Milk Carton Madness with Gingham Style and Video Tape in CHALLENGE 47 ENTRIES by Dejah_Thoris on: February 01, 2010 03:29:03 PM


I have been saving milk cartons for a while now, not really knowing what to do with them, but they are so pretty

All I needed of course was a little bit of inspiration from Craftster and voila....

I used 69 milk cartons, video tape that was headed for the dustbin and 2 pieces of ribbon which I rescued from a previous project so this bag cost me nothing but time!


Some in progress pictures

I cut the top and bottom off each carton, cut up one side to create a flat panel and then cut each side into seperate pieces, I then cut these into strips.  The length of the strips has to be 8 times the width, mine measure 20cm x 2.5cm.



I folded each strip in half and then the ends to the middle, creating a link.  I made 11 chains with these links. Then weaved video tape through the backs of them to hold the chains together.

all held together with video tape



I then folded it in half and used video tape to hold the ends and bottom closed then threaded a ribbon though for a handle.

and after I have been shopping


a stowaway!


Hope you like it. Smiley  

It is very sturdy, I have carried over 8 kilos of shopping in it and it seems to provide good insulation for my frozen stuff too which is a bonus.

I am currently making another one and taking better 'how to' pictures as I go.



Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
Pages: [1]


FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Canon SD770 IS: Set Manual Mode (M)
Canon SD770 IS: Set ISO Function
Canon SD770 IS: Set Format Function
Canon SD770 IS: Set Flash Function
Canon SD770 IS: Set Exposure Compensation Function
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Pallet Shelf
Tute Tuesday: Creating a Travel Journal
Eggs? Eggzactly!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.