Make an album cover. There is another goofy but fun thing going on on Facebook.
Hre it is: To Do This 1 - Go to "wikipedia. " Hit “random” or click here The first random wikipedia article you get is the name of your band. 2 - Go to "Random quotations" or click here The last four or five words of the very last quote of the page is the title of your first album. 3 - Go to flickr and click on “explore the last seven days” or click here Third picture, no matter what it is, will be your album cover. 4 - Use photoshop or similar to put it all together. DIY Glitter Vases. Inspired by many reader requests for a DIY tutorial to recreate the glittery mason jar vases from this New Year’s Eve party, today we’re playing with glitter.
A whole lot of glitter! I whipped up two different versions of these glitter vasses, both of which are quick and easy. They’re perfect for parties, weddings or just to add a touch of sparkle to your dining room table. How to cut glass. I posted a picture about 1 week ago on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter of me cutting glass using just string.
Boden Boulevard Necklace Knockoff. Did you know Mother’s Day is about a week and half away??
Eek!! I don’t know about you but I’m scrambling a bit here. ;) So I thought I’d help you out. Paper Toys - Paper Cut-Outs - FREE at PaperToys.com. Gift Ideas for Poor Creative Souls (12) PocketMod: The Free Recyclable Personal Organizer. Hand Embroidered Cards. Look what I found in my desk drawer!
I made these embroidered cards so long ago and then just tucked them away in a drawer to be forgotten about. What a shame! I thought these cards would make a great DIY for the blog because they're easy and fun to make, and you probably have all the supplies on hand already. If you're anything like me you have waaaaay too many colors of embroidery floss tucked away somewhere. Circle Knit Shirt Tutorial.
Fancy Pants aka Stretch Lace Panties. If you've never attempted sewing your own panties, I urge you to give it a try.
You'll need approximately one yard of lace (more or less depending on your hip size) and a small piece of cotton knit. I prefer cotton jersey. The panties I'm going to show you today are called Stretch Lace Panties. Sometimes they are called Brazilian Huggers or Hipsters. They take only three seams to sew together. Here's what your two pieces of stretch lace will look like once you've cut them: You'll line them up, right sides together, and sew down one of the curved sides. Here's how the first seam will appear: Sew the other curved side the same way. Using a stretch stitch or narrow zig-zag, stitch the cotton lining in place. Turn your panties right side out, and your finished!
428 Gift Patterns For Sewing Addicts : I posted this list of sewing links a few weeks ago.
Today, I’m reposting it, for anyone who might have missed it the first time around! It’s time to start creating handcrafted gifts for the holidays. With that in mind, here are 428 Gift Patterns from Craft Stew. Included here are all your favorite sewing patterns from past posts….. anything that is appropriate for gift giving. DIY Découpage Floral Bag. When H&M asked us to DIY a boho-inspired item for their summer issue, découpage was the first thing that came to mind.
1181-1340220830-6.jpg (JPEG Image, 500 × 1221 pixels) - Scaled (44. 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. Things i'd like to make: wrapped bracelet - maggie makes. DIY Macrame Bracelet. Growing up by the beach in Southern California, the ability to knot a macrame bracelet was practically a right of passage.
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. Repeat the same step on the other cord. After sewing up both knotting cords, trim away any excess.
All the girls at my school would obsessively make them for one another in a dizzying variety of colors, widths, and patterns. It's amazing, thinking back, that such young girls could make such beautifully intricate accessories. I, of course, tried my hand at making them as well. I would ride my bike down to the five-and-dime store and pick out the most sophisticated color combinations of embroidery floss I could find, but when it came to the actual macramé I never got beyond plain stripes.
There was nothing wrong with plain stripes, except that the other girls seemed so much more advanced with their diamonds and chevrons. Fast forward 20 years: Purl Soho started carrying DMC Cotton Embroidery Floss in every conceivable color (including fluorescents! Water Blob: Tutorial. A few weeks ago I saw this idea for water blobs floating around online and decided to try it ourselves the next time we were having friends over to play.
Can I just say that this “water blob” was amazing amounts of fun. I layed on it, the kids jumped on it, slid across it and spent the entire day doing all sorts of crazy acrobatics. We loved it so much that I almost can’t wait to do another one. And the next one will have glitter in it… tons of glitter. DIY: Banana Republic Braided Neck Tee Shirt. You still have until tomorrow, July 22 to enter my first blogiversary giveaway!
Get your entries in! Have you guys heard of Pinterest? Pinterest is a virtual “pinboard” that allows you to visually bookmark images from all over the internet. HOW TO: Create a Home Made Wax Seal (16 Pics. 10 Affordable DIY Modern Wall Art Projects! Bare walls are the pits. Liven those bad boys up with some affordable modern art -- that you made yourself!
Here are ten of our favorite DIY wall art projects to make this week. 1. Bubbles of magnificent splendor! This project is high-impact and low, low cost. DIY Fire & Ice Lanterns ~ MAD IN CRAFTS. The old becomes new: A new variation on the outdoor lantern. 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. Gleeful Things » Tutorial Round Up. Zipper Card Pouch. 31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects.