Cool Craft Ideas: Ten-Minute Transformations
Got some downtime? Spruce up your home's style with these creative home craft ideas!
By Alison Caporimo from Reader's Digest | September 2012
Courtesy Alexandra Grablewski
A Tube Sock
Cut the foot from a sock and slip the remaining portion over a vase. Chic shortcut: You can also snip off the sleeve of an old sweater and roll it onto a plain vase.
Courtesy Crystal Johnsen
Wrap utensils in painter's tape, leaving the bottom two inches of the handles exposed; dip handles in different shades, let dry, and remove tape. Be sure not to get paint on parts that touch food.
Courtesy Beth Schaleben
Glue old rulers to the face of a wooden picture frame before setting on the shelf. For a more geometric look, cut rulers into different lengths before adhering.