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Rustic Cuff Bracelet Tutorial. Why We Create ‹ HomeMade Modern. 'Affordable' and 'modern' mean different things to different people, but most would agree that durable, modern furniture isn't within the financial reach of many.

Why We Create ‹ HomeMade Modern

At HomeMade Modern we want to provide affordable, modern home furnishing options without sacrificing design and your wallet. At HomeMade Modern our goal is to introduce ideas that aren't just about acquiring objects but about managing resources in a way that's useful and accommodates changing lifestyles. By providing easy-to-follow DIY recipes for creating modern home goods, we show that sturdy furnishings made from real materials like solid wood, concrete and steel can cost less than cheap, store-bought plastic and particle board furniture. HomeMade Modern was launched with the intent of participating in the mass dissemination of good design ideas, not the mass production of value engineered objects.

Our projects don't have strict rules. Affordable + Accessible Recycled + Reusable Reusing discarded materials is important to us. HomeMade Modern EP8 $5 Bucket Stool. HomeMade Modern EP9 Concrete Pendant Lamp. Free Printables for Kids and Moms & Dads. DIY projects. DIY cards with copper foil. Recently I ordered some laser toner reactive foil.

DIY cards with copper foil

It's metallic foil that will adhere to the toner on laser prints when it's heated and pressed. Or maybe it's not truly foil. I showed this experiment to my packaging-engineer husband who told me it was probably "metalized film" and blah blah blah "metal vapor deposition" blah blah, but "don't quote me on that. " No problem; I didn't understand a word he said anyhow. For best results, you're supposed to print a black and white laser image, then run the print and the foil through a hot laminator.

So I printed some designs I made, then practiced ironing on the foil. Here's part of my trash pile: The process that worked best: I laser printed my designs in black onto cardstock using my home printer. I laid a piece of corrugated cardboard on my dining table, and then a smooth piece of chipboard on top of that. After experimenting, the best setting for my iron was #2 for nylon. Then peel the foil sheet off. Here's a transfer that's not too bad. 31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects.

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Christmas paper decorations. Here are some Christmas decorations inspired by the good old British weather!

Christmas paper decorations

We’re putting the tree up this weekend so more decorations to come over the next week. When do you normally put yours up? (When I was little it was usually a Christmas eve job but nowadays my neighbourhood seems to go for December 1st!). (BTW: Don’t forget to put your loop of thread in before sticking the models together – I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve done that!) Templates – – – – – – – – Snowflake tetrahedronSimple snowflake icosahedronSnowflake icosahedronMountain tetrahedronRaindrop cubeGrey Gem (model 2) If you want plain templates without the designs on you can check out my platonic solids templates, my paper gems templates or my diamond template.

Happy cutting/folding/sticking! Look to inspire. All Craft Projects. Monday Dec092013 Saturday Dec072013 Nov182013 Jul012013 Dec032012 Tuesday Oct022012 Jan302012 Oct102011 Sunday Jul102011 May222011 Feb062011 Friday.

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