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Handspun Recycled Newspaper Yarn Handspun Recycled Newspaper Yarn Recently a commenter asked what they could do with all the old newspapers they had piling up. With enough time, patience, and newspapers you can create newspaper yarn. From the design studios of Greetje van Tiem and her “Indruk” project she can purportedly spins 20yds of “yarn” from a sheet of old newspaper. Similar to our post on Plarn, newspaper yarn can be woven into varying degrees of complexity to construct anything from curtains, to rugs, netting throws, or even upholstery. Its strength may be slightly less that of yarn but when spun tightly and woven into something like a mat the newspaper yarn is a durable and functional structure.
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May 3rd, 2012 Email 1339 users recommend A charming basket (or comfy pet bed) is crafted from an issue of the Sunday New York Times. Recycling never looked so good. Jeff Rudell The "Times" They Are A-Changing: How to Make a Basket from a Newspaper The "Times" They Are A-Changing: How to Make a Basket from a Newspaper
Dye Easter Eggs With Silk Ties Use thrifted silk ties wrapped around eggs to dye them with beautiful and stunning patterns! Project from Martha. Project Materials: Raw eggs, on handSilk ties, blouses, or boxers, on hand or thriftedCheesecloth, old nylon stockings, or old cloth to cover silk-wrapped eggs, on hand or $1Yarn, string, or another method for closing the wrap around the eggs, on hand3 Tablespoons of vinegar, on hand Dye Easter Eggs With Silk Ties
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IHeart Organizing I often hear that storage is so expensive! And it absolutely can be! But what I love most about the organizing process is the challenge of staying within a budget. Looking at organizing and storage solutions that I crush on and adore, and pushing my creative envelope to implement the look for less. IHeart Organizing
How to make an Outdoor Candle Lantern Inexpensively | In My Own Style How to make an Outdoor Candle Lantern Inexpensively | In My Own Style Last week I made a candle chandelier for my deck. It looks so pretty when lit, but the rest of my yard was looking kind of neglected. I was determined to find a way to spread some more candle light around the yard to balance the light and provide more ambiance. I used to have Tiki torches, but they unravel and have to be filled up with oil that makes a mess. I remember years ago seeing candle lanterns at a wedding that I thought were pretty clever and decided I could try to make them myself, but I needed to find some glass hurricanes. A trip to the thrift store was in order yesterday.
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Mushroom Shelf Tutorial! Mushroom Shelf Tutorial! I'm ever so sorry for putting this tutorial off for so long! Alas, I was nudged into action by a reader who had been patiently waiting for this since my first mushroom shelf post back in December (yikes! I'm so sorry!) Please accept my most sincere apologies and lets do just jump right into this! One's active participation in this tutorial is rather dependent on access to suitable mushroom specimens, and while I regret that I'm unable to offer any specific advice on where to go looking, do just keep a keen eye in the trees (up and down the trunks, specifically) the next time you are out on a ramble through a forested area, and your diligence may well be rewarded. The correct sort of mushroom (there are actually a handful of different varieties that work) is typically espied growing from the trunks of trees that appear ill of health, or perhaps even dead, however there are never any guarantees of finding the mushrooms.
✥ DIY Paper Mache Letters ✥ So this is like a Pinterest challenge, times 2! I have been in love with this whole pic for the longest time. Not just for the ombre dresser, but also the giant B- this blog ain't called from Gardners 2 Bergers for nothin' yo! Then I saw this pin about making your own cardboard letters with cereal boxes and paper mache! Say what!! ✥ DIY Paper Mache Letters ✥
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I thought I’d give you just a quick and easy way to create some floating candles this weekend. A little project that has immense reward with very little effort. Almost none in fact. Something even easier than what I showed you yesterday with How to Make Floating Candles Part I. All you need are tea lights, which I’m sure 90% of you have right now, and one little tip. How to Make Floating Candles Part II
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40+ Free Cowl & Neck Warmer Patterns: {Knitting caron.com Slip ‘n Twist: Skill level marked as easy. Finished size measures approximately 32″ wide x 16″ long. Lightweight & Delicate: Stretchy, cozy and generously sized. This is very versatile and can be worn a few different ways.
Glittery Window Clings | Christmas Display Ideas This photo originally appeared in FamilyFun Magazine Total Time weekend projects Ages all-ages Let the sun shine in through a few of these glittery window clings.
Sometimes those taking my classes bring me gifts. Gifts are never expected but are always appreciated .. especially the ones that have special meaning . . like things people who read the blog know I collect. Homemade gifts are always special too. Homemade Hand Cream
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Salt Dough Starfish Garland Salt dough is a great medium for making these realistic-looking starfish. We decided to hang them on a piece of jute to make a really cute garland for one of our boys' nautical-themed bedroom. They would also make great Christmas ornaments for a nautical tree.
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