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Free People Clothing Boutique Blog. One of the girls here at the office told me about this awesome DIY project that she’s going to try, and i think i might have to try it as well!

Free People Clothing Boutique Blog

It is so simple and there are so many fun things you can do with it… what you need: 1. some pretty paper – this would be a great way to reuse your old free people catalogs! 2. punches in whatever shape or size you want – i love the idea of using varying sizes. 3. some zots (clear adhesive dots) and 3d-dots (sticky foam cubes) to add some dimension by placing the butterflies at varying heights, like this: 4. a picture frame with 3d mat board. Helpful tips. Make-simple-cheap-detergents-moneytalks: Personal Finance News from Yahoo! Finance.

Ever wonder why there are so many dish soap commercials?

make-simple-cheap-detergents-moneytalks: Personal Finance News from Yahoo! Finance

Maybe the companies who make this stuff are trying to hide the fact it's really simple -- and cheap -- to make your own. According to the latest government data, Americans spend an average of $659 a year on housekeeping supplies. The Bureau of Labor Statistics, which provides that figure, also says the average American earns about $787/week -- which means many people are spending most of (if not more than) a week's pay every year on dish soap, laundry detergent, and other cleaning products. If that sounds crazy, here's a better idea: Make your own. Recipes for cleaning products are as numerous as recipes for dinner. 10 DIY Gifts for Friends and Family. DIY Gifts for the Family: Build Them With Care for Loved Ones Make a Magnetic Knife Block This is a gorgeous project for the chef on your short-list.

10 DIY Gifts for Friends and Family

It allows him or her to display and store high-quality knives, while simultaneously protecting those knives. Most store-bought knife blocks have magnets and exposed metal rails. Here, the magnets are placed within the wood, and the knives never touch a metal rail, which prevents unwanted nicks and dents. Upgrade a Coffee Table Upgrade a coffee table by adding a four-bar linkage to form a proper surface for your laptop or to eat a meal on, while maintaining a place to put your feet up.

Build a Crooked Knife. Block Posters - Create large wall posters from any image for free! 100 Ideas by Keri Smith « Cats and Chocolate. This list is from Keri Smith’s Website – here.

100 Ideas by Keri Smith « Cats and Chocolate

She’s a brilliant illustrator and has inspired me a lot recently. 1. Go for a walk. Draw or list things you find on the sidewalk. 2. 3. Project #20 « 52 Projects. Write some letters.

Project #20 « 52 Projects

Then, go to the library and place the letters in some books, preferably ones that aren’t checked out very often. Or, place them in books at a used bookstore, preferably books that might not be purchased for a long time. The letters can be about anything, to anyone, but keep them anonymous, untraceable. First names only, or no names at all. The people who find the letters get to imagine the lives outside of the words on paper. The Original 52 Projects Tagged as: 52 Projects, The Original 52 Projects. How to Forecast Weather. Ever wondered how to forecast the weather without actually using instruments? Check the Clouds: Clouds can tell us a lot about the weather. For example, they can tell us if it’s going to be warmer on a particular night by simply being there. That’s because they prevent heat radiation from escaping. They can also tell you whether there will be rain and whether there will be bad weather in general (when you see clouds moving in opposite directions of each other).

Check the Humidity: If you’re one of those people whose hair gets all curly when it gets really humid out, you know exactly what this is about. Check the Animals: Birds only fly in the sky when they expect fair weather ahead. Look at the Rainbow (but only in the west) and look for a Red Sky: If you see one in the west, it means a major storm front is coming. Check the Air: 35 Life Hacks You Should Know [PIC]

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Body. Fashion. The Sketchbook Project: 2011 » Art House Co-op. If you have any other questions, please visit our dedicated support website at support.sketchbookproject.comWhat is The Sketchbook Project?

The Sketchbook Project: 2011 » Art House Co-op

The Sketchbook Project is a crowd-sourced library of over 30,000 sketchbooks (and counting) submitted by people of all ages and backgrounds from more than 135 countries. Anyone can add their voice to the collection by signing up to fill a Sketchbook Project book of their own to submit. The entire project is on view to the public as a permanent collection at Brooklyn Art Library, our storefront exhibition space in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. Awesome milk trick!. Turn Old Paperbacks into Custom HardbacksHow To.

Previous image Next image We love to integrate books into our decor, but does your child have favorite books that aren't quite in display condition?

Turn Old Paperbacks into Custom HardbacksHow To

Beat up paperbacks can easily be turned into custom hardbacks with some scrap cardboard, fabric, a gluestick, and an inkjet printer. Unleash your inner graphic designer with this quick and easy tutorial! Materials: cardboard about 1/3 yard of cotton fabric glue stick tape one sheet of cardstock.