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Articles & Advice from Service Central. Rate article: · 5 ratings· Flooring doesn't need to be boring.

Articles & Advice from Service Central

Here are 22 unique twists on your traditional tile, timber and carpet flooring options. What's your favourite? 1. Wooden Puzzle Pieces Flooring Fun for a kids room (or any room, for that matter), this example is cut from various types of plywood. Image Source. 12 Art Projects You Can Absolutely Try Yourself. Now these are decidedly more complex than meets the eye, but a more toned down (ok, dumbed down) version can easily be made.

12 Art Projects You Can Absolutely Try Yourself

This blue abstract color splotch reminds us that something so graphic with 2 basic colors (background color and splotch color) is stunning and beautiful. Using a blank canvas simply splash a bit of color on and pretend to give it a shape and you are good to go! Drink Can Tinwork. Tinwork Embossed tinwork is sometimes used to decorate rustic style photo or mirror frames, or just to make decorative items such as Christmas tree decorations.

Drink Can Tinwork

The metal used is usually thicker (tinplate) and is normally worked with hammered tools - I wanted to try to get a similar effect, but with a bit less effort. 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! CLICK HERE for a quick video tutorial for the project! ** We first teased this project on our Instagram a couple of weeks ago, but technical difficulties put us behind on projects for awhile. We’re back up and running now! What you will need: -Clear glass plate(s) –Dishwasher Safe Mod Podge (yes, this is a thing!) If your dishes will only be decorative and not used for eating, you can just use regular Mod Podge decoupage glue. We picked up the clear dishes at Joann, for a few dollars each. Google Image search whatever your favorite fandoms are.

Center the plate on the print and mark where the edges of the plate are. Clean the bottom of the plate and lightly coat it with Mod Podge. Done! How to make Coffee Butter. I am going to attempt to show you in a tutorial how to make Coffee Butter.

How to make Coffee Butter

I went online to do some research not on how to make coffee butter, but to see just how much some companies are charging for this. I can on conclude that this a very very expensive. Avatar: The Last Airbender Stones, White Glass by =ChimeraDragonfang on deviantART. Hawaiian Buzz Lightyear Papercraft. Constellation Jar. I asked Amy of This Heart of Mine for a project that would be fun for kids or adults.

Constellation Jar

I love that she thought of star-gazing! We’re so far into the countryside, that the stars here are outrageously bright. It’s awesome! — Gabrielle Star gazing is one of my favorite things. Because of my love of the stars, when my daughter was little, I purchased her a night light that shines stars all over her bedroom walls. What you’ll need: - a wide mouth jar – The jar needs to be wide enough to fit the small click light inside. I feel melty. EDIT 11/5/2012: We are no longer selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop.

I feel melty.

We are now focusing on a new jewelry project, so please check that out and we hope you enjoy the tutorial below! Edit: We are now selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop! If you have questions about commissioning your own artwork, please see the shop or email us at Here’s our contribution to the melted crayon craze on Pinterest. My original inspiration was this one, though original source is apparently unknown, because I found it on Pinterest. Anyway! He filled in in with marker, and then we taped some saran wrap around a piece of cardstock to make a run-off barrier for the top of the umbrella. We pulled out all the blues and greys from three boxes we got on sale for $2.50 each at A.C. Then it was just a matter of putting the crayons through the gun–the pretty-but-stupid impulse-buy glue gun that barely works, so I didn’t ruin my good one.

Make a braided t-shirt rug. Select a few old t-shirts from your closet, a thrift store, or your Aunt Marcy's NASCAR t-shirt collection. I used 5.5 t-shirts to make a rug that is approximately 18" in diameter, but if you have more time and patience than I do or if you want a bigger rug, you could use more shirts. Next step is to prepare the t-shirts by cutting them and turn them into yarn. TUTORIAL: Coffee Stirrer DIY Wall Art - Last week, I posted a preview of the simple, inexpensive wall art my mom and I created.

TUTORIAL: Coffee Stirrer DIY Wall Art -

Sand bowls by leetal rivlin. Hikaru Dorodango. In a clean container, add water to the dirt.

Hikaru Dorodango

The ratio of water to dirt will vary depending on the type of dirt. Start by adding a small amount of water, mix, and slowly add more water until the mud reaches an even consistency, similar to dough. Grab a handful of mud and begin to shape it into a sphere with both hands, squeeze out as much water as you can. Eliminate irregularities from the mass by gently shaking it. The vibration removes voids, increases surface moisture, and facilitates compaction. Step 3: Create Preliminary Capsule Holding the ball in one hand, grab handfuls of dirt with the other and sprinkle the dirt over the ball. Step 4: Draw the Moisture Out Insert the ball into a plastic bag. Repeat steps 3 and 4 until the ball begins to feel leather-hard to the touch.