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Crystal Egg Geodes - Martha Stewart Holidays. Geodes can be grown without using egg dye.

Crystal Egg Geodes - Martha Stewart Holidays

The resulting crystals are clear to milky white, like quartz. While large chicken eggshells are suggested in this process, larger eggshells can be used. Simply increase the size of the plastic or glass container and double or triple the amounts of dye (1 packet), alum (3/4 part), and water (2 parts) used to create the growing solution. This Easter craft from Jim "Figgy" Noonan doubles as a science project, offering an opportunity to show kids the crystallization process at work. To make a fluorescent variation for Halloween, substitute the water and egg dye solution with glow water. Woven Chain Bracelet. Chain link bracelets, with colorful threads woven through them, have been popping up here and there.

Woven Chain Bracelet

We adore Aurèlie Bidermann‘s Do Brazil bracelets and thought it was about time we graduate to the ultimate “grown-up” friendship bracelet. With a curb chain bracelet and some embroidery thread, we’ll teach you how to make your own woven chain bracelet. And one for your bestie too, of course. You’ll need:a curb link braceletembroidery threadtwo bobby pinsa pair of scissors Cut 2 sets of 15 strands of embroidery thread, with each strand measuring four times the length of the bracelet. Lay the second color (blue) over the first color (coral). Repeat the steps until you reach the end of the bracelet. (top images from here and here, rest of images by Honestly…WTF) Sewing Patterns, Projects, Skills, Tutorials – For People Who Sew. Hula Hoop Rug.

This photo originally appeared in FamilyFun Magazine Total Time 2 to 3 hours Ages school-age What does it take to transform a pile of old T-shirts into spectacular works of woven art?

Hula Hoop Rug

Just a spare hula hoop or embroidery hoop and the techniques we'll show you here. The oversize looms and easy-to-use loops of T-shirt fabric make these projects particularly appealing to beginning weavers. Learn the basic hoop weaving technique by crafting a colorful accent rug to brighten up a room. Upcycled Sweater Boots. Block Posters. Most gawked- craftgawker. Cut Out. Corset Tutorial. Marabou Feather Vest. Summer Feather Hair Accessories. Hey there, It's Promise again with a new fashion DIY.

Summer Feather Hair Accessories

Your new summer hair accessory? Well,... mine at least. So fresh and earthy. This is a really easy DIY using items that are probably already in your home… And thats exactly the way I like it. haha. Summer bracelets DIY. When M. came home from her camp with school, she showed me this yellow bracelet she made with 'scoubidoo' strings.

Summer bracelets DIY

One of her friends taught her how to make these and of course I wanted to have a go at it too. Instead of scoubidou string I used strips of fabric for one and leather - what did you think?! - shoelaces in offsetting colors for another one. I believe both resulting bracelets look really nice. The possibilities in terms of material to braid with are endless. Faux Curled Rosewood Wreath. I have seen various versions of Faux Rosewood Wreaths in just about every store and catalog for the upcoming season; most with a price tag running upwards of $40 or more.

Faux Curled Rosewood Wreath

Shabby Chic Dangly Earring Display. This fun little shabby chic earring stand, made from an altered picture frame, is a great way to hang and display all your beautiful, dangling earrings.

Shabby Chic Dangly Earring Display

I had the idea for this project after we talked about my love affair with dangly earrings and how to display them. I don’t know about you, but I just love seeing them all hanging in a row! :) The next day I made this earring frame, and it was so quick, easy, and inexpensive to put together, I knew I had to share it with you! :) I spent a grand total of $5.34 on this project. Cost: Less than $10 Time: 30 mins Supplies: picture frame, 12′ of picture wire, acrylic paint & brush, staple gun (or nails/tacks, etc) I started out with a black 8×10 picture frame from Walmart, $3. Fabric Clutch. T-Shirt Refashion: Jersey Necklace. Sometimes I feel like I ride on the coattails of creative people.

T-Shirt Refashion: Jersey Necklace

At-home screenprinting. Now it's time to secure the stencil.

At-home screenprinting

Carefully place the freezer paper stencil on top of your hoodie or shirt, wax side down. Once you’re happy with your placement, take a hot iron and press it directly on top of your design. Don’t move it back and forth, like you would if you were really ironing something, just “stamp” it over all areas of your design, pressing a few seconds at a time, until it’s all pressed flat. With the wonders of freezer paper, the wax side will bond securely to your shirt, but when removed, will leave no residue. 16 Headband Tutorials. As a busy mom of three little boys, I don’t always have time to do my hair.

16 Headband Tutorials

(Like, never, actually! I try to sneak in sessions with my flatiron while the boys are distracted with a cartoon… IF I have to leave the house. If I don’t, my hair looks like the bus driver from South Park’s… i.e., bird’s nest. Hmm, a bird’s nest headband sounds kind of cute and funny, actually!)