Bubble Chandelier. At long last we are excited to share the process of how we created the Champagne Bubbles "Frou Frou Chandelier" for our boutique (aka Bubble Chandelier for those of you who want a simpler name for it)!
Instead of paying $3,000-$7,000 for a chandelier, we thought it would be much more rewarding to create our own for just a few hundred dollars. This is a step-by-step guide for how we made the chandelier you see at Faire Frou Frou. Our chandelier measures 2'x4' which we needed to make large enough to make a statement in our boutique. Of course you can create any size or shape that you wish. Supplies: 2'x4' white wire grid panel (though you can do any shape or size) (about $15-$23)CB2 Bubble Balls (50 small & 40 large) ($1.95 ea small, $3.95 ea large)Silver Christmas ball ornaments (80 small, 80 medium)Fishing line (we bought high knot strength /30 lb.) $3One spool of sterling silver wire (20-22 gauge). See the little silver toggles on the table? Fastening the fishing line to the wire grid. Glitter Jars. Hi friends!
Today our lovely contributer, Amanda, is sharing how to make these insanely cute glittery jars for Valentine's Day... or just any ole' day! 1. Paint various designs on the inside of the jar with the glue. I chose to paint large hearts, stripes, and a solid gold for my three jars. Polka dots would also be cute! 2. 3. 4. 5. Thanks so much, Amanda! Ruffled Quilt. Tinted Mason Jars. I love using mason jars for decorating and a seemingly endless supply of craft projects. But rainbow tinted mason jars, just like the vintage ones you can never find anymore? This one might be my favorite project with mason jars yet! Mason Jars Mod Podge in Gloss (buy it here) Food coloring Ramekins to mix colors Newspaper or paper bag Mix food coloring with a T or so of water into individual ramekins.
You can do any color combination you like. Add a couple T of mod podge into your mason jar Add one ramekin of color into the jar and stir to incorporate it all together With a bowl underneath, carefully twist the jar around coating the whole inside with the mod podge/food coloring mixture. Let dry upside down on the paper Do the same with the other colors. Place the jars face down on top of wax paper and a cookie sheet into an oven, set on warm. When they're ready, they'll look clear and the mixture should lose most of its streaks.
Instructables. Manual Photography Cheat Sheet. Wow, how pretty is this?
Whether you're a beginner photographer or just someone who likes to reminded of the basics, we think you'll appreciate this Manual Photography Cheat Sheet by Miguel Yatco. Why did he create it? "Well, the main reason I made this infographic was so that I could help beginners get a better idea of how the manual mode of a camera works," he tells us. "Although it takes awhile to get used to, this infographic will hopefully give you a smoother transition from auto to manual. "A lot of people ask me about my settings, and honestly, I wasn't so sure on how to help them out.
"There's one of the basics in the cheat sheet that I really want to get into, and that's the first tab on the cheat sheet, which is the Exposure. It's so sweet-looking, couldn't you just imagine it hanging on your wall? In case you were wondering, Miguel Yatco is an 18 year old self-taught photographer based in Manila, Philippines. Mind Jar. Today we tried a different way of making a Mind Jar.
(Here is a free MindJar printable for you so you can share a MindJar with someone who might like or need one! For another great idea try making a Calm-Down-Basket!) (A Mind Jar is a meditation tool to use whenever a child feels stressed,overwhelmed or upset. Imagine the glitter as your thoughts. When you shake the jar, imagine your head full of whirling thoughts, then watch them slowly settle while you calm down. I think we might be making some of these for our friends,too. A few lovely people in the comments have suggested using a peanut butter jar as they are made of plastic, this is a great idea if your little ones drop (or throw) things! Wishing you a beautiful day ps// We first discovered the Mind Jar via Angie’s blog and the original idea came from Kerry Lee MacLean.