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Peacock Feather Earrings. I posted some pictures of peacock feather earrings I made a while back.

Peacock Feather Earrings

I thought I would do a tutorial for how to make them so if any of you are up for a fun summer jewelry project. I saw these a while back at Anthropologie for 40.00 or so. They only cost a couple of dollars to make which is more in my price range. Materials Needed: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. You should be able to find all of these supplies at your local bead or craft store. To start, select two feathers that have the same eye shape and color. Map love. Page corner bookmark for kids in Ideas for kids crafts - StumbleUpon. Decoupage Craft Christmas Gift Ideas with Older Kids. Hexagonal Stacking Boxes - Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories. The inspiration for this week’s project comes from the Japanese stacking octagonal box kit shown above.

Hexagonal Stacking Boxes - Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories

We previously used a similar technique to demonstrate a business card box with traditional elegance. We now present a surreal modern makeover for Japanese papercraft boxes by using (recycling) paperboard packaging. We follow the same basic construction techniques, but simplify it by eliminating the paper coverings and decorations. In their place, we use paperboard from cereal, cracker and cookie packaging. These cheerful boxes are easier and less expensive to make and have a surreal quality to them. They are great for storage, gift giving, and decorative use. The abstraction created from taking the package out of its context can be wonderfully fun. To get started, download the pattern here (18K pdf).

Halligan’s american travel map. Summer time really gets my travel bug a-jumpin!

halligan’s american travel map

I am guilty myself, but so many of us long to travel abroad yet don’t take advantage of our very own American continent! This July, my husband Adam and I are hitting the road for a sweet heart’s road trip to explore some of the USA’s beautiful Southern states. We both have big travel dreams. Salvaged patchwork bulletin board. Compare to Pottery Barn Teen's fabulous but expensive Style Tiles Whenever I speak to my dad on the phone, he always asks, “Miss me?”

Salvaged patchwork bulletin board

This past month I’ve been getting concerned emails, so apparently some of you missed me—or at least my weekly blog posts. I’ve missed you too. I think I just needed a break. But I’m happy to say I’m back. How to make a patchwork bulletin board Alternatively, of course, this look could also be achieved by sewing the fabric pieces together and wrapping the entirety of bulletin board. Persephone Magazine &124; Blog &124; The Lazy Lady's Guide to... - StumbleUpon. At some point near the middle of March, I always decide that I’m “done” with winter.

Persephone Magazine &124; Blog &124; The Lazy Lady's Guide to... - StumbleUpon

The sweaters and jackets get pushed to the back of the closet, the flip flops come out, and I inevitably freeze my butt off for several weeks until the weather catches up with my warm-weather state of mind. Likewise, my cravings for fresh herbs and veggies are always a little ahead of the season. Growing your own herbs is a great way to save money and avoid buying too much at a time and letting most of it go to waste. Magnetic Pin Dish. Cinnamon Stick Candles {fall ideas} I couldn’t resist linking up to Kate’s craft party so this afternoon I quickly made a centerpiece for the dining room table.

Cinnamon Stick Candles {fall ideas}

This is such an easy craft that you’ll be able to do this project in less than twenty minutes! All you need are cinnamon sticks, candles, a rubber band, and some ribbon/twine. (Note: I found inexpensive cinnamon sticks at Ollie’s.) Place your rubber band around your candle and then place your sticks under the rubber band. To add interest, I varied the height and also varied whether the line on the cinnamon sticks faced outwards or toward the candle. Once the entire candle is covered in sticks, wrap twine or ribbon around the rubber band in order to conceal it.

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Bird and Text Collage Wall Art

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RTW: Air Plant Chandelier TUTORIAL

I write The Zen of Making, a blog about my adventures in vegan cooking and baking, crafting, sewing, and DIY. Tillandsias are my current obsession (they may take over our apartment), so I’m really excited for the opportunity to share my air plant chandelier tutorial with you crafty folks! If you’ve been following my blog over the past couple of weeks, you are already well aware of my love for air plants. RTW: Straightener Cozy TUTORIAL.