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How To Make a Secret Hollow Book: The first step into making the hollow book is to select a book.

How To Make a Secret Hollow Book:

Make sure this is a book your own, and not one belonging to the library, or your family. I suggest rummaging through books at yard/garage sales. Make sure it is a hardback; otherwise you will cut all the way through the other side when you are cutting out the insides.You'll also need: Elmer's white gluea container to hold glue solution (I've chosen a film canister)X-acto knife, and/or box cutter. Both if you have thembrush to apply glue solutionpencil/penruler, or other rigid straight edgeSelect a page that you want to be the first one cut out, and save that page to be cut out at the end.

Mix a solution of white glue and water. Holding the remaining pages together, brush the edges with the glue solution - enough to soak in pretty well, but not too drippy. Allow this to dry, but use a spacer so the first couple pages, and the front cover don't get stuck. When dry, open the book to the first glued page. Happy hiding. Leather Lanyard Bracelet Maeg-it Yourself « THE YESSTYLIST – Asian Fashion Blog – brought to you by YesStyle.com.

Okay, not the best shot of the bracelet, but I couldn’t resist!

Leather Lanyard Bracelet Maeg-it Yourself « THE YESSTYLIST – Asian Fashion Blog – brought to you by YesStyle.com

If you went to summer camp as a kid, you’ll totally remember making lanyard keychains with that brightly colored plastic lace {I had tons of them!} .So I thought, why not do it with leather laces? And I did. And I love them! Pair them with stacks of other bangles and bracelets to add a little texture! So I thought I’d show you how and if you like, you can buy one of mine because I’ve listed a few in my Etsy shop. * Leather laces * Chain * Clasp * Needle nose pliers/Scissors NOTE: There are tons of lanyard-making videos on youtube if these instructions are a bit confusing!

* Cut 2 strips of leather laces. . * To begin, find the middle of one of your laces and wrap it twice around your finger. . * Getting the first and last stitches done are the most difficult, so watch these videos for help. . * Using your pliers, open a link in your chain . . . * . . . and loop it through one {or two} of the loops at the end knot.

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Bespoken Art - Art that Speaks Volumes. Canvas Printing For Photographers, Photo Canvas Prints. How To Make a String Tree Wall Mural Home Hacks. Previous image Next image This impressive mural (along with a few others) were made by artist Kathryn Anderson with nothing more than pushpins and yarn.

How To Make a String Tree Wall Mural Home Hacks

We'll show you how you can create your own, step by step and with tips from the artist.Kathryn Anderson of KAndeArt has made some great wall murals out of nothing more than string and push pins. DIY: Hanging Crayon Hearts. How to Make Leaf Skeletons. I wanted to share with you a project from one of my readers who shares with us how to make leaf skeletons.

How to Make Leaf Skeletons

I LOVE this! I have several leafs in various forms displayed in my home and knew I needed to make some of her leaf skeletons to add to my decor. I love how a pattern of leaves can enhance the beauty in your home. Shrink plastic ring tutorial. Thank you to everyone who requested a shrinkydinks ring tutorial!

shrink plastic ring tutorial

This tutorial is an experimental method, not an exact science – you should have fun playing with it… UPDATE: Since posting this very popular tutorial in 2008, I’ve answered every question imaginable in the comments of this post. If you have questions, you’re welcome to trawl back through the hundreds of comments to find my answers, or, to make things easier, I’ve compiled a 3-page shrinky rings FAQ, which is available exclusively when you donate $1 or more towards my tutorial (this also entitles you to further help from me by email, should you need it). Please see the end of this post for more details about this policy Please note: if you’ve come here via the lovely bird ‘ring’ picture on Pinterest, read this post to answer your questions.

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