Nifty·Dec 27, 201221 DIY Trends That Dominated 2012We learned a lot about Making Things with Our Hands this year.by by Alanna OkunBuzzFeed Staff, by Peggy WangBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Before 2012, were you aware that you can make anything out of a Mason jar? aprettylifeinthesuburbs.com Create a soap dispenser of your very own. Anything at all? thecsiproject.com Directions here. LEGITIMATELY ALL OF THE THINGS??!!?? wongsandwich.onsugar.com celebrations.com ooooOOOOOoooo krystaslifeinfood.com poppytalk.blogspot.com You know you want to make this. moredesignplease.com theburlapbag.com You'll be the cutest camper there ever was. 2. Also, you can cover anything that has corporeal form with chalkboard paint. sweet-station.com Yes, that is a motorcycle helmet, thine eyes do not deceive. busybeephilly.com shelterness.com style-files.com 3. Chalk isn't just for the playground anymore. thebeautydepartment.com Chalk your hair! 4. And sprinkles aren't just for eating. beautylish.com littlegrayfox.blogspot.com Make it, don't eat it. 5. Is something not cute enough? Put a pom-pom on it. thompsonfamily.typepad.com Because putting a bird on it is so 2011. tante-tin.de It's a pom-pom cloud mobile. marthastewart.com Sew them on your blankets. bridalmusings.com 6. Now we know there are PRACTICAL uses for nail polish. media-cache-ec6.pinterest.com Which is why we need to own as many pretty colors as possible. camillestyles.com media-cache-ec2.pinterest.com This family has some interesting ideas about naming. bywilma.com Make a necklace. media-cache0.pinterest.com Clear nail polish over a mosquito bite will provide instant relief. 7. Always keep a garland on hand as an instant party decoration. media-cache-ec2.pinterest.com You never know when you'll have to throw an emergency party. etsy.com marthastewart.com rebekahgough.blogspot.com Learn how to make this yarn bow garland here. 8. Bunting makes an easier cake decoration than messy icing dispensers. etsy.com vintageindie.typepad.com bumpsmitten.com 9. "Decoupage" can actually look cool. craftynest.com This ain't your mom's decoupage! thedecorologist.com marthastewart.com Learn how to make these decoupage wood bangle bracelets. 10. We discovered that Japan has invented really cool tape. media-cache-ec3.pinterest.com Get more washi tape projects here. hernewleaf.com Transform a computer keyboard. crabandfish.blogspot.com Get the directions here. pizzazzerie.com 11. Paint chips are free, and therefore you should make art with them. howaboutorange.blogspot.com And lampshades. en.paperblog.com Also calendars. decomyplace.com And wedding photo booth backdrops. burnettsboards.com 12. Glitter brings instant elation to one's life. craftingcollege.wordpress.com And therefore we should cover everything in it. Like this Starbucks cup. whatgeorgiathinks.blogspot.com thisisglamorous.com Get more glittery craft projects here. 13. Cats are the new owls. psimadethis.com bkids.typepad.com DIY cat pin. mycakies.com Black cat string lights. transientexpression.com DIY cat nail decals. 14. A sock is a girl's best hair accessory. img.pixbx.com 15. Your T-shirt is boring. Turn it into something else. deliacreates.blogspot.com Like a market bag. Check out the tutorial here. rabbitfoodformybunnyteeth.com Or a DIFFERENT SHIRT. 16. Ombre the bejeezus out of everything. fun.kyti.me Here is how to make this adorable pumpkin. marthastewartweddings.com Teach us, Martha. pinterest.com Nail art is its own DIY animal. 17. Dip-dyeing is like ombre, but oh so different. fortheloveof.net Find out how here. 18. Back to nail art! instagram.com There are some great tricks involving Scotch tape. pshiiit.com Hand-draw on white nails with a Sharpie. poppingnails.tumblr.com Accent nails are the best nails. 19. Make stuff from your Instagrams. foammagazine.com Or those of your friends or loved ones or, if you're totally creepy, strangers. Find out how here. sayyestohoboken.com Make Instacards. lilblueboo.com The Instagram iPad case. 20. Printables made our printers relevant again. lovevsdesign.com Get this gift tag printable here. ellinee.com Printable Christmas card.. ohhappyday.com Print out a template for this vase. 21. OK, hold up: Everyone seemed really pumped about this glowing Mason jar DIY this year, but has anyone ever actually done it? intimateweddings.com WE ARE DYING TO KNOW. Be the first.