Make Head Pin Earrings The Simple Way

simple head pin earrings

I love to make head pin earrings, I've spent many fun evenings with friends and a couple of glasses of wine showing them how to make them. Yes, they really are that easy to make. The stylish head pin earrings you see below are simply great fun and incredibly cheap to make. You can literally Continue Reading

Making Clustered Earrings

homemade clustered earrings

It's hard to believe that this tutorial for making clustered earrings is still very much in the beginners section of easy homemade jewelry. Most of the beads I've used to make these homemade earrings are from a basic glass bead mix that I had left over from the homemade clustered necklace I Continue Reading

How To Make A Clustered Necklace

Homemade clustered necklace

It's really easy to make a clustered necklace, I find this to be 'anything goes' type of jewelry making, you can literally grab a handful of beads and make a necklace or earrings up as you go. As an example last week I made a clustered lariat necklace. I used a few silver charms (can be Continue Reading

Making Homemade Clay Jewelry

homemade clay jewelry

Be the bell of the ball with these cool homemade clay jewelry projects. You will need to set aside a couple of days for this homemade crafts idea as the clay will need to dry out over night before you can paint it, but you will be thrilled with the results. What You Will Need Recipe for Continue Reading

Homemade Clay Marbles

Homemade Clay Marbles

These homemade clay marbles are so easy to make, the recipe below is enough to make about 100 if not more. What You Will Need This homemade clay recipe Acrylic Paints and paint brushes How To Make Your Clay Marbles Once you have made up your homemade clay, you can ether choose to Continue Reading

Making A Book Safe

homemade book safe

Spy kids need somewhere to hide their treasures. There's no better place to hide things out of plain sight than in a book safe. Nobody would ever think of looking inside a book on your bookshelf for your important things, so a book could be the ideal safe. What You Will Need Before you start Continue Reading

Homemade Spy ID Cards

finished spy id card

There may be times when you will need a fake id card so that you will be able to glide unnoticed into prohibited areas. You may need a few of these homemade spy ID cards with different names and disguises so feel free to print of as many as you need. Here's what you will need Spy id card Continue Reading

Making A Periscope For Kids

kids homemade periscope

Any good spy should always check that the coast is clear before entering rooms. So making a periscope could be the perfect idea for your homemade spy kit. It will help make sure you know what's around the corner and you can even use a periscope to see over fences! To make your own periscope you'll Continue Reading

Making A Cipher Wheel

kids cipher wheel

Every spy needs a secret way to exchange messages with other agents from time to time. Making a cipher wheel is an excellent addition to your homemade spy gear and a great way to keep the content of any top secret letter safe. This clever little wheel can be used to encrypt and decrypt any Continue Reading

Kids Visual Bottles

Kids Visual Bottles

Sight and sound musical instruments are very popular with little ones, and these visual bottles can be created very easily with a clear bottle and a selection of nick-nacks. Homemade Rain Shaker This first bottle is called a rain shaker and is made from a clear bottle, rice and cocktail sticks Continue Reading

Homemade Maracas

Homemade Maracas

A great fun project for adults and children alike, homemade maracas are definitely enjoyable musical instruments to make. This is a project where you can really get involved and possibly a little messy in the process ;-) What you will need Two plastic bottles (I’ve used milkshake bottles) 2 Continue Reading

Homemade French Horn For Kids

Making a Kids French Horn

This simple homemade French horn was one of the first homemade musical instruments we made, and was inspired and created by one of my children after an afternoon picnic in the park listening to a brass band playing. We didn’t have an awful lot to make it with at the time, but he was extremely Continue Reading