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Turn Any Yard of Fabric into a Chic Beach Wrap

When we saw this wrap in the latest Victoria’s Secret catalog we knew we had to make it, and we knew we could make it rock. Head to a fabric store or grab a scarf you never wear, and get ready to wrap it up. Materials: – 1 yard of fabric – lace trim, ribbon, shoelaces – sharp fabric scissors – sewing machine or needle and thread First, gather your materials! For your fabric, we recommend lycra, spandex, sheer mesh, or anything else that doesn’t fray when you cut it, but use whatever you like! We employed two different methods for creating our beach dress. Cut a strip off one end of your fabric. Next, fold over the top two corners of your piece of fabric. Now it’s time to string the strip through! Sew the loop ends together and cut off any excess fabric. Repeat with the other side, and you’re done! Oregon Coast Home by Jessica Helgerson Interior Design. Jessica Helgerson Interior Design furnished this house on a beautiful stretch of the Oregon Coast for a large family that will be spending lots of time there.

Oregon Coast Home by Jessica Helgerson Interior Design

Visit Jessica Helgerson Interior Design Published 1 year ago by Mat Watts in Interior. How You Can Help Earth Cope with 7 Billion. Related Tag: The World at 7 Billion Related Video: The World at 7 Billion: Sustaining our Future Photo credit: SimplyCVR The population of our planet reached the 7 billion mark at the end of October according to the U.N.’s calculations.

How You Can Help Earth Cope with 7 Billion

Earth’s population has more than doubled in the last 50 years, from 3 billion in 1959, and will likely exceed 10 billion by 2100. These numbers represent big challenges—feeding and providing for additional people on a planet already stressed by environmental damage and climate change. THE WEEKENDER. Featured: Lex Trip Bag So this weekend will have you jetting off to the coast for sun & surf?


For a weekend excursion you need a quick trip bag. Forget the luggage (too bulky); you need a versatile tote made specifically to carry all your belongings from wallet to swimtrunks for a quick weekend getaway. Here is a fun choice in a cotton waxcloth outer with leatherette base and trim, perfect for the do-it-yourselfer, similar to the Lex Trip Bag from PROPERTY OF. Dimensions: approximately 18″ x 8 x 17″ [45cm x 20.5cm x 43cm]. Formula to Health. Top mind blowing movies you never saw - a list by sasharaskin.

Saving with Sarah: DIY Photo Pendant for under $2.50! It's freezing outside and I don't want to leave my house!

Saving with Sarah: DIY Photo Pendant for under $2.50!

I'm using this "indoor" time to get some of my crafting projects done. I'm planning on giving these necklaces for mothers day, but they would be perfect for birthdays or Valentine's day too. These are really pretty and cost less than $2.50 each! 350 Free eBooks: Download Great Classics for Free. Download 800 free eBooks to your Kindle, iPad/iPhone, computer, smart phone or ereader.

350 Free eBooks: Download Great Classics for Free

Collection includes great works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, including works by Asimov, Jane Austen, Philip K. Dick, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Neil Gaiman, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Shakespeare, Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf & James Joyce. DIY: Quilled Bird Necklace. You might remember this bird necklace I made a few years ago.

DIY: Quilled Bird Necklace

I still receive compliments whenever I wear it, so I'd like to share the how-to so you can make one for your own personal use. Let's start at the very beginning... If you're brand new to quilling, just a few inexpensive supplies are needed - a rolling tool, paper strips, and glue. Keep in mind my first tool was a cake tester from my kitchen drawer... in other words, any slim, stiff wire will do.

How to bake artisan bread in a barbecue. We don’t have an oven in our tiny house.

How to bake artisan bread in a barbecue

I complained about it for years and researched RV ovens that never seemed like they would work very well. Finally, I just decided to try baking in our barbecue. It’s a pretty nice propane one that we got as a wedding present, but it’s not too fancy. I tried it, and miraculously, it worked. In the interest of full disclosure, I don’t have much experience baking bread in a regular oven, so this is what I know best. No Sew, Tee Shirt- Tied Halter. Looking for a halter top for the beach or the hot summer days.

No Sew, Tee Shirt- Tied Halter

Here is one you can make in minutes out of a tee-shirt, without any sewing. Tutorial Things you need. Tee-shirt ~ Mine is a medium mens~ChalkScissors. Sock Monkey. Gosh… I am supposed to sew some thing for the Earth Month this April, but I can’t wait to sew these sock monkeys.

Sock Monkey

My hands simply took over my head and see what I did after a few days and nights of sewing…. a house full of sock monkeys!!!! Do you love them? I have seen a lot of sock monkey photos hanging around friends’ photo albums in many photo sharing websites, so envy. These sock monkeys are so cute and so adorable that I would want to hug one, I bet my kids would love to have them to accompany too when mommy is busy with works. Therefore, I went out to shop for some socks thinking that may be 4 to 5 pairs should be enough, I ended up with 20 pairs of colorful socks, simply can’t resist for not buying ;-). Types of Stitches in Embroidery DIY Projects. Everything Counts Lifehack Your Way To 30 Minutes. This Infographic Shows the Phytonutrients You Need to Stay Healthy. Good Fortune New Year's Bubbles. How To: Decorate Your Own Tea Set Most Popular Posts. Previous image Next image Title: Decorated Tea Set Name: Aya Rosen Time: 2 1/2 HoursCost: about $12 Wow, what great small project that allows you to be totally creative on a very functional household item.

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