5 Minute Project: DIY Frame Makeover

Time: 5 minutes
Materials: picture frame, ribbon, E-6000 glue

5 Minute Project: DIY Frame MakeoverLet’s start this week off nice and simple with a fun 5 minute craft project, shall we? Adding a touch of ribbon to a frame will make your art/photographs really pop. Best of all, it may just be the easiest craft project ever. And what’s not to love about that?

5 Minute Project: DIY Frame MakeoverThe frame I used was unfinished, so I sanded + applied a gel topcoat before beginning. E-6000 is a strong glue, so it should work on just about any finish on any type of frame.

5 Minute Project: DIY Frame MakeoverMeasure the lengths of each side of your frame and cut your ribbon accordingly. I chose to wrap my ribbon behind the frame so that the frayed edges weren’t visible. Continue reading…

Button Earrings

Time: 5 minutes + dry time
Materials: vintage buttons, e-6000 glueearring postsjewelry clippers

DIY Button Earrings | The Crafted Life

In honor of Labor Day, I decided to do a project that requires little time and effort, but that still produces great results.

DIY Button Earrings | The Crafted Life

Use your jewelry clippers and snip off the back loop of the button.

DIY Button Earrings | The Crafted Life

Apply a dap of E-6000 glue (super glue should work as well), position your earring post and let dry. Once the glue is completely dry, they’re ready to wear!

DIY Button Earrings | The Crafted LifeDIY Button Earrings | The Crafted Life