Author Archives: Amanda Makes It

About Amanda Makes It

I'll make it if I have something to make.

Beaded Bookmark Tutorial

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, here’s a tutorial for making an easy, inexpensive gift for the special lady in your life. It’s a method I created for making a satin cord bookmark. (People still read printed books, right?) … Continue reading

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Totally Changeable Necklace: Single- or Multi-Strand, with Pendant or Not!

Here’s a method I thought of to make a totally convertible necklace – you can add as many or few strands as you like and take pendants on and off. Use whatever combination you want, whenever you want! Here’s how … Continue reading

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Upcycled Dollhouse Light Fixtures

Here’s an easy idea for making dollhouse light fixtures; and it’s practically free, and oh so green. Twist off an old cap from a dish soap bottle, and clean it well. Now, split the two pieces apart. It’s easy. Just … Continue reading

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DIY Dollhouse Patio Furniture

I love to make crafts of all kinds, and my new obsession preoccupation is miniatures. Here’s my first dollhouse furniture set – it is all made of recycled or inexpensive items. I saw the idea for the chairs on Pinterest; … Continue reading

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