DIY Fabric Notebooks

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Iron your cotton fabric on the hottest heat setting, use starch (if needed) get all the wrinkles out


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Lay your notebook onto the fabric


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Trace around the notebook, and cut, but make sure to leave an extra inch. Then cut out that rectangle. 


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Cover the backside of the notebook with Mod Podge.


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Don’t forget to cover the spine.


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Press the glued side on the fabric and let a heavy book rest on it for about 30 minutes or so. Then let it dry for another 45 minutes.


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Use a hot glue gun to glue the extra inch we left earlier.


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I recommend placing a piece of paper on top of the notebook before placing the book on top of it. 


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Repeat steps 6-9 on the front side. 

 

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Before gluing the down the front side, snip the middle of the fabric. 

DIY Decoden Phone Case

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Supplies

You will need:

  • ModPodge Collage Clay
  • Cabochons (you can get these online from Sophie & Toffee)
  • Rhinestones
  • Sequins
  • Chalk Tiles (these are from Michael’s Craft Store)
  • Clear Phone case (I ordered mine from Amazon)

IMG_2490The ModPodge Collage Clay Comes with three different tips.

 

IMG_2494I chose the star tip because it gives the clay a frosting type look. IMG_2497.JPGUse the clay to cover the case. Do this as if you were frosting a cake.

*personal side note* My bag was hard to work with because the clay was a little stiff, but I eventually got it to come out. IMG_2498After the phone case is covered with the collage clay, press your cabochons and chalkboard tiles into the clay. Make sure to not put too many objects around the camera area. IMG_2499Then add sequins or rhinestones as desired. IMG_2501Let the case dry for about thirty minutes, then cover the sides. IMG_2502Cover the other side, then fill in any open areas.

IMG_2623.jpgThen you are done!

Last Minute Costumes

It’s Wednesday. Halloween is on Saturday. No costume? I can help with that. Here are 3 EASY DIY costumes you can make using items you most likely already own. 

  1. Element of the Periodic Table
  2. Hippie
  3. A penguin 

A BIG Announcement!

So…it has been a little more than year since my blog launch, now I’m about to open a new chapter of my life with……

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ETSY STORE!!!!

That’s right!! All of my fabulous DIY projects you’ve seen here on Life: iNspired will be available for purchase on Etsy!

My shop hasn’t opened just yet! More details await!!

DIY Lace Crown

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Add fabric stiffener to a bowl and soak the lace in it

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Spread the wet lace across the plastic plates. Let dry overnight

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Paint the lace using acrylic paint of any color.

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Let the paint dry for about an hour. Then hot glue the ends together. 

DIY Crowns {Part 1}

Today is my birthday! When I was little, I loved to wear crowns and tiaras on my birthday so I made some more grown-up ones…

The Flower Crown

  • You will need:   
  • 30 gauge wire
  • Wire Cutters
  • Scissors
  • Floral Stem
  • Rulers

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  1. Cut 4 stems from your floral stem
  2. Overlap two stems and bond it with wire
  3. Repeat for the other two stems
  4. Connect one end of each “long stem” to each other
    1. {at this point you should have one LONG stem}
  5. Put the stem around your head and measure how long it needs to be to go on your head and mark it. The crown should fit comfortably on your head.
    1. Feel free to cut away any excess stem
  6. Wrap wire around the stems to finish the crown

 

 

DIY Mason Jar Cup

I am always on the go. Going somewhere, and I love to take water, tea and juice with me.

You will need:

  • Mason Jar Cup ( I got mine here)              IMG_8026-1
  • Foam Brush
  • Glitter
  • Mod Podge
  • Jar top and straw ( I got it from Michael’s craft store)
  • Glitter

 

Before starting this project, I reccomend that you wash the top, glass and straw.