Posts tagged "weekend project"

Weekend Project: Make A Cozy Sweater Pillow Cover

It's waaaayyyy too cold to leave the house this weekend, so make the most of your indoor time by transforming an old sweater into a cozy new pillow cover. The process is surprisingly easy, and when you're done you can cuddle up with the fruits of your labor and take a nice, long nap. […
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 26, 2013

Weekend Project: I Think We All Deserve A Vodka Cupcake

As you can probably tell, it has been quite a stressful week here at Frisky HQ. Thanks to a hard drive fire (seriously, a fire!), our admin capabilities has been wavering between being totally broken and pretending to be fixed long enough to let us work for a few hours and then delete everything we…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 12, 2013

Weekend Project: A Girl Scout Cookie Cake Of Dreams

I'm starting to get emails warning me that Girl Scout Cookie Season, AKA The Annual Will Power Challenge That We All Eventually Fail, is quickly approaching. If you'd like to get in the sugary spirit a bit early, or just can't wait to bite into that first delicious Samoa cookie, might I suggest this breathtaking Samoa bundt…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 5, 2013

Weekend Project: DIY Sequin Cocktail Rings

At this point, New Year's Eve could probably just be renamed "National Sequin Day," and I, for one, have no problem with that. If you're in the mood to get crafty this weekend and want to add some extra sparkle to your NYE outfit, check out these awesome cocktail rings made from woode…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 29, 2012

Weekend Project: Psychoanalyze Your Family Members With Ink Blot Placemats

Want to really delve into the collective psyche of your dysfunctional family this holiday season? Make a set of these Rorschach test placemats, arrange them around the table for Christmas dinner, and let everyone explain what they see. You could even have a prize for the most creative interpretation, but obviously you know…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 22, 2012

Weekend Project: Make A Christmas Ornament Chandelier

This whimsical ornament chandelier would be a great way to display those extra ornaments that are rolling around the bottom of your Christmas decorations box, but it would be even more fun to hit the thrift store and craft a chandelier out of the most ridiculous ornaments you can find. Can you imagine a sparkling…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 8, 2012

Weekend Project: Make Some Rad Recycled Gift Bags

I try to be as eco-friendly as possible in most areas of my life, but sometimes my penchant for procrastination overpowers my desire to be green. Example: pretty much every Christmas eve, when I realize I forgot to get any kind of gift-wrapping materials and end up buying a pile of made-in-China plastic gift bag…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 1, 2012

Weekend Project: Gourd Vases For Your Thanksgiving Table

Looking for a simple DIY centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table? These gourd vases are not only easy to make, they look absolutely beautiful filled with fresh fall flowers. Just cut the top off a squash, hollow it out, and reward yourself for being so crafty by mashing up the innards with some butter and…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 17, 2012

Weekend Project: Make A Macaron Coin Purse!

OK, this week's project does require a bit of sewing knowledge (or a friend with some sewing knowledge who will help you out in exchange for a mimosa), but  if you can pull it off, the end result is the most adorable little coin purse ever. I'd love to whip up a colorful…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 10, 2012

Weekend Project: Caramel Apple Jello Shots

Just because Halloween is over doesn't mean you can't still enjoy some of the awesome flavors of the season, like caramel apples and vodka. Yep, with a little creativity, clever use of a melon baller, and some gelatin, you can reinvent the traditional caramel apple as a sweet alcoholic treat. Best party food…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 3, 2012

Weekend Project: A Delicious Chocolate Facial

If you're planning to hole up in your apartment this weekend to seek shelter from the SNOWICANE, well, there's no better time to put on a favorite movie and do some DIY beauty treatments. I'm pretty excited to try this chocolate facial, partly because it's packed with good-for-your-skin ingredients like cocoa,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 27, 2012

Weekend Project: Candy Corn Cookies

Oh, candy corn: every September, I get so excited about it, and then I eat a few handfuls and spend the afternoon with a disgusting waxy sugar headache, cursing the day it was created. I've been trying to steer clear of candy corn this year, but cookies are a whole different story, and I love…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 13, 2012

Weekend Project: A Pumpkin Keg Of Dreams!

This month I'm hoping to fill every possible moment with pumpkin-themed activities: pumpkin carving parties, pumpkin patch adventures, pumpkin dessert potlucks, pumpkin-launching catapult shenanigans, etc. And I didn't know it until now, but none of these activities would be complete without the glorious presence of a PUMPKIN KEG. Apparently it's super easy to…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 6, 2012

Weekend Project: Make A Chalkboard Notebook!

The other day, my friend Becca and I were talking about how much we miss being in school sometimes, particularly those moments when you're sitting in class and have some huge epiphany about society or media or social justice and you're like, "Oh my god, I have to tell the world RIGHT NOW." Although I…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 22, 2012

Weekend Project: Make An Old School Card Catalog!

One of my interior design dreams has always been to have an old school card catalog in my house. I'd love to use it for organizing recipes, jewelry, craft supplies, or just general storage. I could spend hours scouring garage sales to find an antique one, plunk down some serious cash for a reproduction, or…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 15, 2012

Weekend Project: Bellini Rose Petal Lollipops

We were totally obsessed with boozy popsicles this summer, but once the weather cools down, we're going to have to put down our cocktails-on-a-stick and reach for a treat that won't give us a brainfreeze. A worthy replacement for fall? Homemade lollipops! These bellini-flavored lollipops would be perfect for wedding favors,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 8, 2012

Weekend Project: Trophy Wine Corks For Champion Winos

If you're anything like us, your wine-drinking skills probably merit a trophy or two (examples: Most Improved Pallet and Best Balancing of Wine Glass On The Edge Of The Bathtub), so why not give yourself that trophy you deserve, in the form of a quirky DIY wine cork? If you still have your…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 1, 2012

Weekend Project: Whirled Yarn Lampshade

If you're in need of a new hanging lampshade and looking for an excuse to play with balloons and glue this weekend, do I have the project for you! This whirled yarn lampshade is not only a striking piece of home decor, it looks fairly simple to make (yes, really), as long a…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 25, 2012

Weekend Project: DIY Some Trendy Cap Toe Pumps!

I love the cap toe shoe trend that's happening right now: white ballet flats with black toes; black stiletto slingbacks with silver toes; pink pumps with yellow toes--I'll take a pair of each, please! For some reason the idea that you can DIY your own cap toe shoes totally blew my mind, eve…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 18, 2012

Weekend Project: DIY Washer Necklace

My favorite craft projects involve taking a very ordinary material and transforming it into something totally unexpected. For example, maybe you take 10 washers (you know, those round discs found at hardware stores), paint them with a bright nail polish, and create a very of-the-moment geometric bib necklace that would look right at home i…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 11, 2012