How to DRAW MY LIFE for Youtube

How to DRAW MY LIFE for Youtube

I just finished one of the hardest Youtube videos I've ever done. It's a DRAW MY LIFE video done in simple black and white drawings that condenses my 50-some years on this planet into seven minutes. After watching several other DRAW MY LIFE videos on Youtube and being...

Couture Waders

Couture Waders

When I made these couture waders, I had no idea Prada had already brought waders into the world of high fashion. My waders were made out of necessity. I often have to wade into our mucky irrigation pond, and the water boots I had were too short. Also, fishermen's...

Easy Floating Garden

Easy Floating Garden

Here is an easy and inexpensive way to make a floating garden for a backyard pond. I've had an ongoing battle with my pond trying to keep the algae from taking over. One thing I did was buy a bunch of goldfish to eat the algae. I started with 50 goldfish and now...

How to Make a Foam Puppet

How to Make a Foam Puppet

I've been meaning to make a foam puppet to employ as a mascot for this DIY site, and finally got around to it. I watched many videos showing how to make foam puppets, and all of them showed how to make the skin out of fleece. This looked too complicated for a beginner...

The Art of Steampunk Fashion

The Art of Steampunk Fashion

This week is the Punk: Chaos to Couture exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. And tonight is the ball where all the celebs display their designers' interpretations of punk. Of course I wanna be there, so--as we sometimes do with the Oscars here at...

Easter Bunny Craft with Felt

Easter Bunny Craft with Felt

The other day I went in search of a pattern for the velveteen rabbit and couldn't find one, so I decided to make one from scratch. But before I go on, one thing I did find was a free copy of the book The Velveteen Rabbit by Margerie Williams Bianco on Gutenberg.org (a...

How to Re-size the Little Black Dress

How to Re-size the Little Black Dress

There is nothing more basic to a woman's closet than the little black dress. It is simple, yet elegant; tailored, yet comfortable. And every girl should have one. This post is for those who can't afford to buy the perfect little black Rebecca Taylor dress (even on on...