DIY Easy Knockoff Plasticland Onyx Octopus Necklace Tutorial from Made In Pretoria here. Top Photo: $22 Plasticland Onyx Octopus Pendant here. Bottom Photo: DIY by Made in Pretoria. How many tutorials do I have using plastic toys? Pages and pages here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/plastic-toys
unicornhatparty: Original take on the painted plastic animal necklace. Unique kids’ jewelry that you won’t cry over if something happens to it because it is so cheap to make.
DIY Spray Painted and Dipped Plastic Animals Tutorial from Honest to Nod here. The bull with drizzled blue paint on it reminds me of the photograph in the Top Photo where artist Doug Pederson took Dollar Store Animals and melted crayons over them (more images here). Bottom Photo: DIY by Honest to Nod. *For lots more altered Dollar Store plastic animals go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/plastic-toys
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DIY Magnetic Tote Bag. Really clever and easy project to keep kids busy when you’re at a doctor’s appointment or just out. Is anyone selling these? Tutorial at Ducks in a Row here.
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DIY Dinosaur Bookends. This so reminds me of Toy Story. I love altered plastic animals and these were made for under $4 (because she got the wood at Home Depot). Tutorial by Mommy in the Mountains here.
DIY Toys for the Tub. Recycle those plastic bottles and make a bath boat for any plastic doll, animal or action figure you can think of. Beyond simple tutorial at Family Fun here.