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VERTICAL VEGETABLES: "Grow up" in a small garden and confound the cats! Annette's Modern DIY Outdoor Planter. Alpha Friendship Bracelet Pattern #605. <div class="warningBox">Turn on JavaScript in your browser settings for the best experience of BraceletBook.com</div> Added By: Adik Strings: 167 Dimensions: 200x166 Colors: 2 Difficulty: 2. Frieda and Nellie Friendship Ring. These are my kind of friendship bracelets; they've got major sparkle!

Frieda and Nellie Friendship Ring

I love how Frieda and Nellie incorporate gems into their designs, which adds another dimension to these bracelets; it instantly makes them more elegant! I knew I could make a tutorial for these. However, I didn't want to spend hours knotting to make a bracelet, so I made a ring! What's great about making rings is that they come together way quicker than a bracelet, which means you have time to make more!

The contrast between the soft cotton thread and shiny gem is sure to catch eyes! Locket Ring Tutorial {and then some extra goodies} DIY Braided Hex Nut Bracelet. We’re nuts for nuts.

DIY Braided Hex Nut Bracelet

Is there a more versatile and inexpensive DIY component than a hex nut from the hardware store? You can imagine our excitement when we first discovered Philip Crangi’s Giles & Brother Hex Collection. Honestly, nuts braided into jewelry is WTF genius! With a few items that we always seem to have lying around, we tackled the technique and made our own spine-like braided hex nut wrap bracelet. DIY Wrap Bracelet. You should all know by now that we are all about stacking bracelets on our wrists.

DIY Wrap Bracelet

The more, the better. In fact . . . the most, the best! With that being said, we’ll show you how to master a version of the ever so popular wrap bracelet. It’s so simple and addicting, you’ll soon be churning out these wristlets with your eyes closed. Chan luu. Chan Luu bracelets are just so cool!

chan luu

What's great about them is that they use simple macrame techniques to produce different results, this time with the addition of beads! This tutorial adds on to my previous Square Knot Friendship Bracelets, but utilizes the beads in a different way; on the outside of the knots as opposed to the inside. What you get is a totally different result! Step 1: Gather materials. Needed are 3mm glass gemstone beads, cotton thread for knotting, scissors, tape, and a bead and crimp for closure. Step 2: Start the knots. Once you have a couple of square knots, take either side of the thread and add beads to these threads. Take two beads right up to the last knot.

Make a square knot, making sure the beads are caught in the knot and lie right on either side of the center thread. Step 2: Continue this method. Faça Você Mesmo (DIY): pulseira riviera rústica da Chan Luu « got sin? Vocês perceberam como tem modinha de pulseiras com carinha hiponga surgindo todos os dias?

Faça Você Mesmo (DIY): pulseira riviera rústica da Chan Luu « got sin?

Confesso que não sou muito fã desse estilo, mas achei um DIY de uma que me agradou até. É uma versão caseira dos super famosos wrap bracelets Chan Luu, que aparecem nos pulsos de várias fashionistas internacionais. O preço original dela varia de $215 até $325, mas com esse DIY, acredito que não custe nem R$8! Por ser bem simples e fácil de fazer, resolvi “reblogar” uma versão traduzida – o post original está no Honestly… WTF. Não esqueça de responder o questionário do blog para concorrer um presente surpresa! Beaded Wrap Bracelet Video Tutorial. DIY- Anthropologie "Perched Harmonies" Necklace. Ready for another tutorial?

DIY- Anthropologie "Perched Harmonies" Necklace

What a pretty necklace. Not a pretty price! Make your own $68-looking Anthropologie designer necklace at home for barely no money at all. All that are needed are some beads, wire, and wire-working skills (don't worry, nothing too complicated here!). Shrinky Bracelet. If you grew up in the 80's, like I did, you're probably already familiar with the awesomeness that is Shrinky Dinks...but did you know that you can still buy Shrinky Dinks?

Shrinky Bracelet

Yep, they're still out there - in craft stores, hobby shops, and even on Amazon. But you don't have to buy a Shrinky Dink kit to have all the fun. Just look for #6 plastic containers and you can make your own! There is a great tutorial on Instructables (courtesy of Dabbled) with all the instructions for making your own shrinky projects from #6 plastic containers, so I won't go into too much detail here. Most of this post is actually about turning these awesome little pieces of plastic into a sweet bracelet (and bonus pendant) to give to mom for Mother's Day. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Michael ann made.: woven friendship bracelet tutorial. I love the summer friendship bracelet trend that i keep seeing in blog land, so i thought it would be fun to share with you another way to weave a friendship bracelet. one of the parents at work showed me this technique of using a circular cardboard loom and i love how quick it goes, you can easily finish a bracelet in one sitting. - cardboard - something small and circular (like a teacup or ramekin) - scissors, ruler, pen - embroidery thread in pretty colors , thin yarn, or ribbon trace a circle onto your cardboard, and use a ruler to draw 8 lines cut a small ways into each line, between 1/2 an inch to an inch and make a hole in the middle of the circle where all the lines intersect. cut 7 strands of embroidery floss, about 24 inches long and tie them together with a slip knot. pull your thread bundle through the hole in your cardboard with the knot right up next to the hole and use a little piece of tape to hold it in place while you start.

michael ann made.: woven friendship bracelet tutorial

How To Make a Headband, Version 3: Easy Ribbon Headband. Ribbon headbands secured to elastic ponytail holders.

How To Make a Headband, Version 3: Easy Ribbon Headband

I've seen many headbands lately which use a loop of cord elastic that is cinched at the center, usually by a metal crimp, to form a figure eight (like Anthropologie's Oxford headband, Anthropologie's Fairytale Theater headband, Banana Republic's double ribbon headband, and Santi's metallic headband). This inspired me to use two ponytail holders to achieve a similar effect--because I do not have any metal crimps and neither do you, I presume, and, while we're at it, maybe you don't even have cord elastic.

So here it is, an easy headband using minimal supplies that you probably already have at home. Interlace the 2 ponytail holders together as shown in Diagram 1 and pull on them to form a knot. Diagram 1 Fold one end of your ribbon 0.25-0.5" (6-13 mm) to the wrong side twice, slipping one of the ponytail holders inside the second fold. Diagram 2. DIY Headbands. Button Headband Tutorial. ☩DIY☩ Studded Bra Top. Mara Hoffman Inspired Woven Tee. ☩DIY☩ Bohemian Chain Headpiece. Things you need for this DIY: ✝ chain ✝ jump rings ✝ pliers ✝ crystals, charms, beads or whateva you got. ThreadBanger - D.I.Y Fashion & Style. How To Make An Easy Dress (For Cheap!) Two facts about me: I'm cheap.

How To Make An Easy Dress (For Cheap!)

I love dresses. I wear dresses probably 6 days out of the week. It's not that I one day just decided to wear dresses to feel cute and girly. Far from it. Back in November when I really started Talk2thetrees I kinda just wore pajama pants and sweat pants. Dresses are so comfortable, I can sit around the house and feel comfortable and cute. Out of Order: DIY Tutorial - Full Skirt.

7 For All Mankind Carlie Ikat Shorts. Tutorialnecklacepsimadethis.htm (JPEG Image, 750x1050 pixels) - Scaled (35. Refashion. As you might have noticed around here, I don't wear mini dresses. So when I'm shopping, it's majorly annoying to find and fall in love with a mini dress in a gorgeous pattern or color, cause throwing on a pair of leggings underneath it totally changes the look for me, and not usually in a good way. So I was thinking about this annoying situation a few weeks ago, and then I ran across this pin that I'd pinned ages ago and it sparked an idea. Instead of fighting the mini dress, how about I just make it work for me? An easy chop and hem, and suddenly it's a darling hi-low top that doesn't alter the gorgeous print, and doesn't look silly with leggings.

Such was the case with this darling dress from Lulu*s that they sent me. In 365 Days, I'll change the way you think about fashion. 10 Free Tote Bag Patterns and Tutorials. Totes make great handmade gifts. Here is a Tuesday Ten that shows a round-up of lovely totes. If you love to sew you might also like these free sewing tutorials right here on Skip to my Lou! Every tote needs a matching pouch. Pleated Zippered Pouch Lined Zippered Pouch. Most favorited all-time. Craft Snob. 31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects. T-shirt shag rug tutorial.

Here it is, finally! My shag rug is complete. I love how it feels under my feet, and if it starts to look a little flat, I pick it up, shake it, and it fluffs right back up! It took some time but I finished it and I’m glad I decided to make one. You can too, especially if you like to cut up t-shirts but never know what to do with the scraps afterwards.

How to Make Cascarones (Confetti Eggs) 50 Fun Things to do with Paint Chip Samples « Diy Decorating « Home Life « Broke & Healthy. Ande has made mistakes in the kitchen since she could reach the countertop. From a restaurant head cook, to cooking meals for friends, to her own solo plate, experimenting & learning drives her. She's also a freelance graphic & web designer, photo/videographer, guitar player and wanderlust-er. In her spare time, she works a full-time 8 to 5 cubicle job. She's the creator of Broke & Healthy. Browse Archived Articles by Ande Truman. I am Style-ish: Glitter... Everything! DIY Doily Lamp. Pinterest Challenge: AZ Love / Nail and String Tribute to the Grand Canyon State.

Map Coasters - Step 4 - MarthaStewart.com. Brown paper packages: {DIY mason jar soap pump} Day 63 – DIY Corona Glasses. Make Chalk Rocks and Homemade Chalk Board Paint. 22 Great Projects Using Chalkboard Paint. By gabrielleblair | Magazine bowl - recycle project no. 7. How to Recycle Magazines into Jewelry. September 23rd, 2010 Email. Recycle magazines into a garbage can. Easy Origami Box Instructions - How to make a Simple Origami Box.

The origami box is simple to make, and can be used to hold other origami pieces. Or important stuff, like candies. This origami box is also called Masu, which is Japanese for a square wooden box. Follow the step by step photos to make the origami box. If you prefer, we also have origami box video instructions. Page corner bookmark for kids in Ideas for kids' crafts. Origami For Everyone.

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