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DIY Geek Dishes (LOTR, Star Wars, Zelda, more) - Our Nerd Home. Originally we were going to make a few DIY geek dishes, using only geeky maps (you know… Middle Earth map, a map of Hyrule, Westeros…) but then decided we needed a whole set of geek dishes, since they were so easy and fast to make.

DIY Geek Dishes (LOTR, Star Wars, Zelda, more) - Our Nerd Home

**UPDATE! We’re working on a quick VIDEO tutorial of this project, since a few people emailed us asking for more specific/visual directions. It will be our first video – so stay tuned! We plan on posting it Monday 6/9 Wednesday 6/11 (slight delay because the print shop was closed!). ** Optical illusion cut-out and fold characters. Easily Make Glasses, Vases and Lamps Out Of Old Bottles. Tuesday, March 4 2014 Turn empty bottles into glasses, vases or even lamps with the C&C Bottle Cutter.

Easily Make Glasses, Vases and Lamps Out Of Old Bottles

Made from durable laser cut plywood, C&C is designed to cut any diameter glass bottle in an easy, safe and precise way. How to print pictures on wood. Wax Paper transfer. I’m funny.

How to print pictures on wood. Wax Paper transfer

Sometimes ha-ha funny, sometimes left-out-of-the-fridge-too-long funny. But as we all know, there are times for funny and times for seriousness. This is one such time. For seriousness that is. So this post will involve no funny. Animated Optical Illusions - downloadable! Hexaflexagons 2. Free Template Maker. Dump A Day Simple Do It Yourself Craft Ideas - 42 Pics. How to make tiny bows @ Do It Yourself Pins.

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Halloween. Programs/printables. 24 Cute And Incredibly Useful Gift Wrap DIYs. How to make a gift bow. 6 Dec We’re definitely in full-on holiday spirit over here at the 100LC headquarters!

How to make a gift bow

Shopping, wrapping, baking, the works. We found this easy tutorial on the Whole Living website, on how to make your own gift bow out of old magazines laying around. It’s surprisingly easy! Step 1: Cut the page lengthwise into nine 3/4-inch-thick strips of heights shown: Three at 11 inches, three at 10 inches, two at 9 inches, and one at 3 1/2 inches. Step 2: Twist each strip to form loops at both ends. Step 3: Secure the ends with a piece of double-sided tape. Step 4: Layer and stick, starting with the longest strips. DiY crafts, free sewing tutorials & kickass clothing patterns – WhatTheCraft.com. Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That. Japanese Kusudama, this tutorial is featured on Craftuts Anyone can do that, I assure you.

Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That

The proof: I can, just take a quick look at my result below. And, believe me, I am neither meticulous nor particularly patient. You could even say I’m the opposite. Below you can see my very first attempt to create paper flowers. Via duitang.com on Indulgy.com. Quilling - Turning Paper Strips into Intricate Artworks. Quilling has been around for hundreds of years, but it’s still as impressive and popular now as it was during the Renaissance.

Quilling - Turning Paper Strips into Intricate Artworks

The art of quilling first became popular during the Renaissance, when nuns and monks would use it to roll gold-gilded paper and decorate religious objects, as an alternative to the expensive gold filigree. Later, during the 18th and 19th centuries, it became a favorite pass-time of English ladies who created wonderful decorations for their furniture and candles, through quilling. Basically, the quilling process consists of cutting strips of paper, and rolling them with a special tool. It sounds simple enough, but special skill is required to create more advanced shapes like marquises, arrowheads or holly leaves. 50 Ways to Re-purpose and Reuse Glass Jars {Saturday Inspiration & Ideas} DIY Fire & Ice Lanterns. The old becomes new: A new variation on the outdoor lantern.

DIY Fire & Ice Lanterns

We have had an unusually warm winter in Michigan this year, and while the temps have been nice, I have had to hold off on this project idea until we got a cold snap. We finally got some snow and cold earlier this week, so I was able to try out this fun winter project. Stencil with freezer paper (harry potter tee) Yes, I am a nerd.

stencil with freezer paper (harry potter tee)

I came up with a brilliant idea for a Harry Potter t-shirt and I couldn't resist. "Expecto Patronum! " However, you can make whatever kind of design you want with a freezer paper stencil. It doesn't have to be Harry Potter related.

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DIY Macrame Bracelet. Growing up by the beach in Southern California, the ability to knot a macrame bracelet was practically a right of passage.

DIY Macrame Bracelet

Although those days are long behind us, we’ve never forgotten the ever-so-simple square knot technique. This time, however, we’re replacing hemp and wooden beads for more updated elements like colorful nylon cord and glossy metal charms. Happy knotting! You’ll need: Start by cutting the knotting cord into two 30 inch, two 20 inch and one 10 inch lengths. Center the 30 inch cord under the two middle strands.

Pull tightly and slide the knot up to the top. Finish the 2nd half of the square knot by folding the left cord over the middle strands and under the right cord. Pull tightly and repeat the steps – left, right, left, right . . . To finish the knots, thread one of the cords onto a needle and sew up the center of 3-4 knots along the backside. Braceletts. 20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects. Thursday, June 14, 2012 4:30 am, Posted by Chris Groves | Internet 20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects Topics: At Home Project Ideas , Creative DIY Home Projects , Do It Yourself Projects for 2012 , Fun How To Projects , What to Do with Extra Stuff Are you bored and have a bunch of extra little items hanging around here and there?

Well we were in the same boat so we decided to round up 20 different awesome at home projects you can do. Anything from soda pop cap lids to spoons and more. You honestly don’t know some of the creative things you can do with what could possible be junk. If you know of any great at home Do It Yourself Projects please leave a comment to include your own and maybe we will add it to our list. DIY Roman Shades « It always feels great when you have your mind set on how you want something to look and then it all comes together.

DIY Roman Shades «

This is exactly what has happened with my entry way/porch area. I knew I wanted to put stripes on the wall but it was a matter of finally getting around to it. Once that was done and the porch was all cleared out I knew I had to make it something that was worth having. Bookbinding tutorial. Stab Bound Journal. Make a hand bound journal with elaborate side stitching for yourself or as a gift. The stitching is a lot easier than it looks and is so much nicer to hold than a spiral bound edge. Supplies and Equipment - sharp utility knife and cutting surface BE VERY CAREFUL WITH THE SHARP BLADE - rulers - drill with 1/16th inch bit OR a small paper punch BE VERY CAREFUL WITH POWER TOOLS - fancy cover paper – I used Cavallini Vintage Tickets Wrapping Paper – 20″ x 28″ - 1 sheet of 8.5×11 for endpapers (this can be fancy or the same paper as your pages) - 10 sheets of 8.5×11 paper for pages - 3 yards of embroidery floss - mat board – I used Crescent No. 33 White & Cream Smooth Mat Board - Yes Stikflat Glue.

52 Weeks Project. 31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects. Animal sculptures from cd shards. Most favorited all-time. 41869471505977269_6xchLujo_f.jpg (JPEG-Grafik, 600 × 600 Pixel) How to cut glass.

I posted a picture about 1 week ago on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter of me cutting glass using just string. I got LOT’S of requests for a tutorial on how I DID THIS! So here it is. FINALLY! You will be able to learn how to cut glass. Crafts for Men « Keywords: paper, craft, design, gift. This year, I vowed to only make or buy handmade holiday gifts for my friends and family, and I've kept to it so far. But wrapping these gifts in commercial paper didn't seem to make much sense, so I wanted to create some handmade gift wrap to match.

I happen to think a gift wrapped in newsprint is actually quite attractive, and love the look of text on a package, but wanted to put in a little more effort. COLD FORGING A KNIFE FROM A NAIL.