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Resin Obsession - SteamPunk Bracelet using Mold 411, Toobies, and SuperClear Resin. -ResinObsession Drying Mat -Mold #411 or #412 -Silver Beads, Washers -Elastic String -Sand Paper/Nail File -toothpicks 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Resin Obsession - SteamPunk Bracelet using Mold 411, Toobies, and SuperClear Resin

Sprite Stitch — A video game inspired craft weblog. TetraBox Light by Ed Chew. Liquid to Light Designer Ed Chew takes a green step in the right direction with the TetraBox lamp, a light object made from discarded drink packets that would have otherwise ended up in landfills already packed to the brim.

TetraBox Light by Ed Chew

The design is achieved by unfolding the packets and refolding them into hexagonal and pentagonal sections that are then pieced together to form a geodesic sphere or any other desired shape. Here, the Epcot-like ball makes an attractive overhead light and casts an impressive web of shadows and shapes on the surrounding space. Designer: Ed Chew. How to Make Paper Lanterns - Cute Round Oriental Style. Looking for instructions on how to make paper lanterns?

How to Make Paper Lanterns - Cute Round Oriental Style

My husband designed an easy template for making paper lanterns in a cute round shape. They look a bit oriental, don't you think? These "lanterns" are purely decorative and aren't designed to have a lamp inside them, but they do make great festive decorations. In fact, they started out as a design for Christmas baubles. By the way, if you want to learn how to make a lantern that you can put a lamp inside of, then check out my instructions for making paper star lanterns.

They make great homemade gifts to post in the mail because they can pack flat. Instructions for How to Make Paper Lanterns Before we get started, here's a little cartoon to give you the big-picture of how everything fits together. Equipment: pretty paper or card-stock printer scissors glue or double sided tape needle and thread You'll also want to download my round paper lantern template.

Step 3: Prepare a piece of thread or wool about 15 inches long. Stab Bound Journal. Make a hand bound journal with elaborate side stitching for yourself or as a gift.

Stab Bound Journal

The stitching is a lot easier than it looks and is so much nicer to hold than a spiral bound edge. Supplies and Equipment - sharp utility knife and cutting surface BE VERY CAREFUL WITH THE SHARP BLADE - rulers - drill with 1/16th inch bit OR a small paper punch BE VERY CAREFUL WITH POWER TOOLS - fancy cover paper – I used Cavallini Vintage Tickets Wrapping Paper – 20″ x 28″ - 1 sheet of 8.5×11 for endpapers (this can be fancy or the same paper as your pages) - 10 sheets of 8.5×11 paper for pages - 3 yards of embroidery floss - mat board – I used Crescent No. 33 White & Cream Smooth Mat Board - Yes Stikflat Glue or other archival glue that leaves paper flat - heavy object to use as a weight - waxed paper - cutting/hole punch template – click here to download - thin cotton or linen fabric (optional) - needle with an eye large enough to fit embroidery floss - brush for glue Stitch down through the next hole.

Crayon Hearts. How to Make a Paracord Bracelet. Because of the article I’ve written on my every-day carry kit as well as the How to Put Together the Ultimate Survival Kit article, I’ve had a number of readers ask me for the instructions on how to make a paracord bracelet.

How to Make a Paracord Bracelet

Like I’ve mentioned in both of those articles, paracord is such a useful tool in survival situations that you should always have some amount on hand — and there’s no better way to always have some with you than by wearing it! The design may look complicated but making your own paracord bracelet is actually quite simple. Here’s the process: Get some paracord: You’ll want to have around 15 feet of paracord to ensure that you have enough.Fold the paracord in half: Take the full length of paracord and fold it exactly in the middle so you’re left with two 7 1/2 foot lengths on either side of the fold.

Slide the bracelet on, pull the knot ball to tighten the bracelet, and insert the knot ball into the open loop to secure the bracelet.  Where geek and crafts collide. Craftster.org - A Community for Crafts and DIY Projects with Free Craft Ideas, Inspiration, Advice and More.