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Trippin' / n18_w1150. Ashore Thing / Patterson Maker. Art & Design / By Katie Daisy. Luxs0mwjxA1r3z9l0o1_500.jpg (Image JPEG, 500x419 pixels) Chic of the Sea Susie 4 par gretchenkellystudio. Sea Glass Mobile White Glass Driftwood par LakeMichiganBaubles. This sea glass mobile was made from pieces of beach glass and driftwood found on the shores of Lake Michigan in South Haven, MIchigan.

Sea Glass Mobile White Glass Driftwood par LakeMichiganBaubles

All pieces are surf tumbled and smooth. Each piece of tumbled glass is hand tied with white fishing line. The colors of the glass is white/opaque. Bright and Shiny Picture Frames Set Ornate par melissap6908. DIY: Hand Painted Mug. October 17th, 2011 I’ve been wanting to try porcelain paint for a while, and it’s just as amazing as I anticipated.

DIY: Hand Painted Mug

You have to give it a try. The holidays are coming up, and hand painted coffee/cocoa mugs would make great gifts! Supplies: porcelain mug (mine is from CB2) Pebeo Porcelaine 150 outliner (available at Dick Blick) There are transparent porcelain paints that you apply with a brush and outliners which are thicker and opaque.

If you want to achieve the ink-like look that I did, go with an outliner. Tut Tuesday: Neon’s where it’s at. : The Proper Pinwheel. You guys, I’ve never been a huge fan of pink.

Tut Tuesday: Neon’s where it’s at. : The Proper Pinwheel

But HOT PINK? I can get on board with that. These pots were so fun and ridiculously easy to make. 20618110763560709_VDEVfD0C.jpg (Image JPEG, 800x1653 pixels) DIY & How To's / meadowtree. Cinco de Mayo piñata cookies. Video how-to: Pinata Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup sugar1 cup powdered sugar1 cup butter1 cup vegetable oil2 eggs1 teaspoon cream of tartar1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon almond extract1 teaspoon baking soda5 cups flour1 tablespoon vanillaMini M&M candies1/2 cup powdered sugar (frosting)2 teaspoons milk (frosting) Directions to make piñata sugar cookies:

Cinco de Mayo piñata cookies

DIY & How To's / Customize your favorite Roxy tee with fringe and beads! Bridal Showers. DIY & How To's / DIY rope containers. Natural Garlands. This photo originally appeared in FamilyFun Magazine Total Time 1 hour Ages school-age Go back to the land with these rustic decorations.

Natural Garlands

For a totally organic look, use hemp cord or other natural-fiber rope. What you'll need.