10 Minutes or Less: DIY Polka Dot Vase

Create this mess-free polka dot vase in 5 minutes!If you’re in a pinch for where to put all of those beautiful spring tulips, then this quick DIY is for you! This polka dot vase is mess free, cost about one dollar to make, and can be whipped up in about 5 minutes. In terms of easy projects, I don’t think think could be beat! Here’s how:

Time: 5 minutes
Materials: dot stickers, jar

Create this mess-free polka dot vase in 5 minutes!For my jar I used an old pickle jar and removed the label. The dots are actually stickers I found at an office supply store. If they are out of the kind you like, you can also buy the teacher smiley face stickers and spray paint them.

I teamed up with Brittany Ann Cool + The Flwry here in Philly to make this fun video of the process:

So that’s it! Super fun don’t you think? You could also create another pattern or shape with the dots, or even mix and match other colors. It’s so risk-free and affordable that really anything is fair game!

Create this mess-free polka dot vase in 5 minutes!

10 Minute DIY Polka Dot Purse

Learn how to make this polka dotted purse in 10 minutes!After making this pillow the other week, you could say that I’m on a bit of a polka dot kick. It’s really just the easiest pattern to make and the end results are always cute. And really, what’s not to love about that? In one simple step, and ten minutes, you can recreate on-the-go makeup bag yourself! Here’s how:

Time: 10 minutes + dry time
Materials: fabric or multi-surface paint, foam pouncers, purse

Learn how to make this polka dotted purse in 10 minutes!If you don’t have any foam pouncers, you could make your dots with a brush (it will probably just take a little longer). Continue reading…

10 Minutes or Less: DIY Sequin Heart Treat Bags

Whip up these sequin heart treat bags for your Valentine in under 5 minutes!Since I’m sure we’re all dealing with a Super Bowl hangover (aka a junk food headache/Beyoncé withdrawal), we’ll keep today’s project easy and simple! With just a few minutes and an iron, you can make some pretty glamorous treat bags for all your Valentines. No mess, fuss or special skills required.  Here’s how you can whip up a set in no time at all:

Time: 5 minutes for set of 6
Materials: muslin treat bag, applique hearts, iron

Whip up these sequin heart treat bags for your Valentine in under 5 minutes!I found these iron on applique hearts on Etsy, but you could easily make your own with fusible web.

Whip up these sequin heart treat bags for your Valentine in under 5 minutes!Lay your heart sequin side down and position the treat bag over it. Hold iron in place (will be on the back of the bag instead of on top of the heart) for 15 seconds. Let cool, fill with goodies, and you’re all done, just like that.

The great part about these bags is that they’re completely reusable and gift wise, almost just as good as the treats you’ll put inside!

Whip up these sequin heart treat bags for your Valentine in under 5 minutes!I’m curious to know, because I didn’t even think about this until almost chipping a tooth, but there’s much debate around this: candy hearts, love em or hate em?

Whip up these sequin heart treat bags for your Valentine in under 5 minutes!

Whip up these sequin heart treat bags for your Valentine in under 5 minutes!

 

10 Minutes or Less: DIY Rhinestone Hair Clips

Add some sparkle to your do with these diy rhinestone hair clips!Happy Monday friends! After being stuck inside all weekend buried under 22″ of snow, I decided to get a little crafty with some gems. If you’re looking to add some sparkle to your hairdo for a special Valentine’s date, or just want to make your girlfriends some bling for Galentine’s day, these diy rhinestone hair clips are sure to do the trick. Plus you’ll be done in under ten minutes (it really doesn’t get any easier than this)! Here’s how:

Time: 5 minutes + dry time
Materials: rhinestones, E-6000 glue, hair clips

Add some sparkle to your do with these diy rhinestone hair clips!

Add some sparkle to your do with these diy rhinestone hair clips!I decided to use to sew on rhinestones because they’re a bit thicker and have a flat back. You could also use hot glue for this project if you need to make one quick, but the E-6000 will last through a bit more wear and tear.

Add some sparkle to your do with these diy rhinestone hair clips!Clip your hair clips on to a piece of cardboard. This will keep them level and ensure that you won’t accidentally glue them shut. Add a dab of glue and attach your rhinestones. It helps to have your design picked out before applying the clue. If your clips have a curve to them, keep an eye on your stones to make sure they don’t shift at all.

Let dry and you’re done and ready for a night out! Easy as that!

Add some sparkle to your do with these diy rhinestone hair clips!

Add some sparkle to your do with these diy rhinestone hair clips!

Add some sparkle to your do with these diy rhinestone hair clips!