Sari of Sweet Sassafras took a boxy vintage cashmere sweater and refashioned it into a more fitted and cuter version complete with a flower adornment. Find out how you can do this too in her tutorial. Link.
Craftster user Teag explains how to use soda cans to make these simple but attractive stars. You can decoupage them with patterned papers, or leave them as-is for some recycled sparkle. These would look great strung up in a mobile. Link.
I’m freezing right now so maybe that’s why I’ve happily joined The Scarflettes group by Sylvie of Chez Plum. Pictured above is this crocheted neckwarmer by MarianneS on Flickr. Beautiful inspiriation! Join The Scarflettes Flickr group and add one of your own photos to the pool. Link.
Solsylva has an interesting DIY rotational molding, or casting, machine used for hollow casting of resin or any other material that does not require heat activation. I like their idea of using a rotisserie motor, since I think it is fairly easy to find an unused one for free. Although, a hand crank would work for quick drying resins. - Link
I’m always amazed by how different shrinky dinks can look. Black White Bliss posted these beautiful shrinky dink rings by Dillon Designs. Each piece is stamped with waterproof ink and the edges are painted gold. [via] Link.
Hacked Gadgets Forum member Turd wanted to go all out to play NES emulator games. Instead of just playing the old NES games on a PC using a keyboard or modern joystick why not wire in one of the original NES joysticks and play the games like they were meant to be enjoyed! He wired […]
I’ve now got my 4×4 button pad communicating with the native monome software, using the monome protocol. As far as I know, this is the first Arduino-based monome compatible, and perhaps the first third-party monome-compatible device of any kind.
Nice work! Hit the link for an in-depth explanation.