If you want creative DIY project ideas that do not require the use of power tools, this is for you. Have a look at what you can make including garden art decor, birdfeeders and birdhouses, miniature … [Read more...]
DIY Without Power Tools
This is one of the most-requested type of project here on Empress of Dirt: creative ideas that do not require the use of power tools.
I know what it's like not to own the tools you need, but it's another thing to have access to them but fear using them. If you do have a fear—but creative ambition—I'd encourage you to reconsider. I got past my relucatance to use power tools by starting from scratch, with good instruction, safety, and fun projects to make.
That said, you'll find oodles of projects here that you can make unplugged. Enjoy!
This snowman hot chocolate kit is made with baby food jars or mason jars to create a fun Christmas gift for friends, holiday gift exchanges, and fundraisers. For a winter theme, I also have a … [Read more...]
This autumn leaves DIY craft uses real leaves to create a decorative project you can make in an afternoon. See how to naturally preserve the beauty of fall leaf colors—red, orange, yellow, and gold, … [Read more...]
Turn unused dishes, plates, and more into beautiful garden art flowers with these instructions and give those old kitchen items new life. You can see all the garden art flower tutorials … [Read more...]
There are so many crafts you can make with glass gems (flat marbles) for the home, garden, or fashion accessories (I'm not kidding). If you like some colour or bling in your crafts, you will probably … [Read more...]
Polymer clay is ideal for making a variety of tiny treasures including dollhouse miniatures, fairy garden accessories, and jewelry charms. I'll show the supplies you'll need to get started and walk … [Read more...]
These instructions show how hypertufa garden containers can be made with molds or free-form using cement and natural fillers. Use the basic recipe and follow the tutorials to create an assortment of … [Read more...]