Last week I shared my weathered photo frame project which I completed with our new Dremel Micro.  Now it’s time for my second Mother’s Day-inspired project – and I have a Dremel Micro to give away to a lucky reader!

When I heard about all the different functions that the Dremel Micro has to offer, I was most excited to give the engraving tool a try.  It’s the perfect tool to make a personalised gift for your mom (or yourself!)

dremel micro  (1 of 2)What you’ll need:

  • glass jar
  • word template, printed to the desired size
  • washi tape/prestick/cellotape
  • dark cloth or paper
  • Dremel Micro with silicon carbide grinding tip

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Print out a design/word, and cut around the edges.  I chose to make a “tea” jar, but you could easily make a spice or cookie jar!  Stick your design to the inside of the jar using washi tape/cellotape.

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Lie the jar on its side (I found it easiest to fold up a towel to lean the jar against).  Use the Dremel Micro to trace around the outside edges of your design.

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Remove the paper from inside the jar, and replace with a piece of dark paper or cloth.  This will help you to see the outside edges, which you can now fill in with the Dremel.

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When you’re done, just wipe down with a cloth and fill with some goodies for your mom!

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Now it’s your turn to win a Dremel Micro of your very own!  Simply complete the Rafflecopter form below to gain as many entries as you can, and leave a comment to tell me why you want your own Dremel.  The competition will close on the 2nd of April, and is only open to residents of South Africa.

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28 thoughts on “Loving… DIY with Dremel {project & giveaway}”

  1. Because I love crafting and this would help me make some Awesome things that I have been thinking about for a while now! Its Dremel so you know it will be good!

  2. This is an amazingly versatile tool, and it would be amazing to have something I can use on so many projects – as an avid crafter and craft tutorial writer, this would be an amazing prize to win!

  3. Would love this, my mom makes her own jams/pickles and i would love to engrave bottles for her, and iam sure i would find million other things i would use it for.

  4. i love DIY and using the Dremel would make my life so much easier 🙂 that Jar u made is gorgeous. I would love to use Dremel to recycle old jars , i would make a gorgeous jar like u did and give to my friends as gifts.

  5. oh my word… why wouldn’t i LOVE one. my creativitiy is running in overdrive!! I would love to ‘dremel’ ALL the glass i can find and make some pretty wooden decor for my house. Not to mention the gifts I could make. Homemade is so much more personal x

  6. What an awesome prize! So many different options…. I normally make chocolate chip cookies as Christmas gifts for family and this prize would allow me to personalise the jars and make the gift just awesome and personal 🙂 I would also love to engrave some cheese boards as gifts. The options are endless!

  7. Have wanted a dremel for ages to do engraving and fine detail on my woodwork projects 🙂 They must be one of the most underestimated tools around – useful for so many things!

  8. Wow…this is every crafters dream come true! It’s an amazingly powerful tool that’s perfect for a crafter like me! I would use it for a few different projects because it cuts through metal and wood and engraves on wood and stone with ease too….I would engrave everthing!

  9. Its thee Perfect designed tool for detailed tasks, light weight & compact for a variety of uses, I would certainly LOVE to own this multi functional tool to use in a variety of ways …Awesome precision multi tool product to own…#must have item..

  10. This would be my ultimate crafters tool to have It would most definitely make my projects way easier to do & will save me time so as I can get more done & my family & friends will love all the birthday, xmas & thank you gifts I will be able to make way better now if I owned the awesome Dremel Micro tool wow it really is a fabulous tool to have 🙂 thanks Dremel for this wonderful tool & opportunity to own one

  11. I love doing crafts and DIY, and the Dremel Micro is the perfect tool to create amazing projects! I love that it has LED nose cap lights so I can even create while there is load shedding! This tool would certainly be well-used and a lot of gifts would be made using it 🙂

  12. The Dremel Micro cordless rotary tool is the the perfect combination of size, ergonomics and power for all my light duty-DIY tasks. I have tweeted @rehanaseedat and shared facebook

  13. I not only love DIY, but I love cats 🙂 I have many rescues at home and I really want to make them feel special and make them their own personalised feeding bowls 🙂 The Dremel Micro is purrrfect (sure you saw this coming) for some DIY kitty projects!

  14. Creativity should never be contained.
    With the Dremel Micro, I can be assured that the world will never forget my name!!

  15. I am a typical handywoman who loves her tools and the Dremel Micro has been on the top of my wish list since it came out as it is so versatile for all those creative projects around the home.

    following both on twitter @cathybadcar

  16. ooooh so many great things one can create with the Dremel Micro, who would not want this in the handy toolbox 🙂 I am artistic and this just get my mind into overdrive ……………great BDay gift for me 🙂 🙂

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