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81: DIY mini stamp collecting book. Tuesday, 5 April 2011 by Irene Hoofs DIY mini stamp collecting book by Teri from Giddy Giddy We needed a lovely display and storage solution for all the wonderful stamps we’ve been collecting.

81: DIY mini stamp collecting book

The criteria is something kid friendly and practical. But also beautiful and high quality enough that the collection can be passed down to my kids’ kids. After much experimentation, I have come up with an easy yet lovely mini book and wanted to share the process with you. The materials you will need:*Cardstock paper*2 paper maps *Glassine envelopes *Leather scrap*White masking tape*Rubber cement glue (acid free) ** It’s important that you do not use white glue as this will discolor the paper over time. Step 1:Cut cardstock paper desired size.For my example, I used 3 inches by 3 inches cardstock pages.Step 2: Cut map into long strips which will be used to cover the cardstock pages.

Tiny pinatas. I found tiny party balloons at a drugstore, shown here with a quarter for scale.

tiny pinatas

I only blew them up a little until they held the size I wanted. setup: laundry starch (left over from the window experiment), cheap brush, tissue paper, and a shot glass to rest the balloon on one popped – this one only has two layers of tissue paper, see how the light comes through? The red and purple ones are overlapping areas of red and purple tissue paper, the look works best when the colors are allowed to overlap generously. the yellow one is two layers of yellow, then two layers of light orange. and the orange one is two layers of yellow, one layer of red, and one layer of orange on top. long thin opening instead of round one adding tag pasting over so loop of tag is embedded.

DIY Map Coasters ~ * THE COUNTRY CHIC COTTAGE (DIY, Home Decor, Crafts, Farmhouse) I love maps y’all.

DIY Map Coasters ~ * THE COUNTRY CHIC COTTAGE (DIY, Home Decor, Crafts, Farmhouse)

Love, love, love. I decided to put some maps on coasters for my living room. These are super easy so break out your Mod Podge and follow along. You will need Mod Podge (I actually used the outdoor version even though that is NOT what is pictured), maps, and tiles. Travel Map Pin Board DIY. Since we moved up North, Zander and I have been doing quite a bit of weekend traveling.

Travel Map Pin Board DIY

I really wanted a special way to keep track of the places we have been together (and our bedroom walls were bare) so I decided to make this travel map cork board! It was pretty easy once I figured out the logistics… so now I’m going to share the how-to with you! Paper // printer // tape // frame // cork roll // spray paint // exacto knife // spray glue // map tacksThese links are what I used but feel free to be creative! 1. Decide what size your map needs to be to fit in the center of your chosen frame. 2. 3. 4. 7. 8.

Cake postcard tutorial. Supplies Materials needed to make two cake postcards: 1 large sponge (yellow paints the best)Serrated knifeX-Acto or utility knifeSpray paint (brown, yellow, pink or white)1 tube acrylic latex caulk (brown, cream or white)Spray adhesive (3M Super 77 works great!)

Cake postcard tutorial

Cardboard, kraft paper or scrapbook paper Instructions Cut sponge into wedge shape With a serrated knife, using a sawing motion, cut a sponge into two, cake wedge shapes. A Super Easy DIY Beaded Leather Bracelet. Folding Instructioon: F-15 Eagle. Folding Instructioon: Night Hawk. Seashell Lights.

52 Weeks Project. Make This - Stab Bound&Journal - Luxe DIY. Make your own jellyfish in a bottle. & BhoomPlay. ~ Note for Thai fans ~ เป็นโพสเก่าที่มีแฟนบล๊อกจากต่างประเทศขอมาให้เขียนเป็นภาษาอังกฤษนะคะส่วนแฟนบล็อกที่ยังไม่เคยอ่านเรื่องนี้เลย ฉบับภาษาไทยดูที่นี่ค่ะ The other day, while I was thinking to get something to put in the water bottle for Bhoom to shake for fun. I saw a plastic grocery bag next to me and then this idea popped up.

I think.. well, give it a try. With some trials and errors, my little jellyfish comes alive just like I thought it would be. : ) When daddy and son first saw it, they’re surprised with their jaws wide open. 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. Modern Wall Art with Paint Swatches! Looking for a way to fill that blank wall but don't have permission to paint?

Modern Wall Art with Paint Swatches!

All you need is a trip to a major hardware store and an afternoon in front of a good movie to take care of that little dilemma. Supplies Needed: Large frame with paper insert, a ton of pretty paint chips, double-sided tape squares, and vinyl letters appropriate to the size of your frame or phrase (4" - 6"). I went with a color scheme that involved a variety of tones from some of my favorite colors. It's basically a muted rainbow with plenty of lighter shades to keep things from getting too busy. 1. 3. Daily Design. Book Box. How to Cut Glass. I posted a picture about 1 week ago on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter of me cutting glass using just string.

How to Cut Glass

Hoola Hoop Rugs. 31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects. Perfect Summer Bangle. Here's a fun tutorial on how to make a message bangle that's one-of-a-kind, done in the sun, waterproof and weatherproof.

Perfect Summer Bangle

Even after several trips to the beach, it won't fade or wash off! Essentially, it's the Perfect Summer Bangle. Used in this tutorial: Inkodye Red Prepare. How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color. We love using chalkboards as backdrops for displays and parties (like this one here!).

How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color

So we were super excited to learn that you can create your own custom colors-and it's really easy! We first learned how from Martha Stewart whose tutorial you can read here. She recommends that you use latex paint, but we tried it out with acrylic paints with much success. 25 Handmade Gifts Under $5.

If your gift list is long and your budget is small here are some great Handmade Gifts that you can make.

25 Handmade Gifts Under $5

Keep in mind that handmade items are not just beautiful but special… I love to give them and I love to receive them. In my opinion they are the best! Jersey Knit Bracelet. Most gawked all-time. Most favorited all-time. The BEST Play-Dough Recipe. Have you ever made play dough and it just fell apart?? Well… not this time. This recipe will make play dough that is seriously the closest thing to store-bought you’ll ever make. No falling apart or drying out (as long as stored in a sealed container). It will last up to 6 months.The secret to this recipe?? Two things: First, Cream of Tarter… it’s what helps the dough stay together. and Second, not a lot of salt… all that salt dries out your dough! DIY Friendship Bracelet. For several months now, we’ve been receiving emails requesting a friendship bracelet DIY.

Well, friends, ask and you shall receive! Today, we’ll give you a step by step tutorial on the classic chevron pattern. If you used to whip up friendship bracelets like a champ in grade school and have since forgotten how, consider this a refresher course. And if you can make these with your eyes closed and arms tied . . . umm, can we still be friends? You’ll need:embroidery threada safety pin or tapea pair of scissors Start by cutting several strands of embroidery thread at about 24 inches each. Re-purposing: Tshirts into 5-strand-braided-headbands.

I was walking through Target a few weeks ago and noticed this little knit fabric headband that was not just braided together…….but woven. Neonflames. How to Transfer a Photograph Onto a Block of Wood. Glowing jar project - varázslat a lakásban (EN/HU) & from{panka}withlove.