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Rice glue recipe, esprit cabane, eco-friendly DIY and decorative arts. In Asia, rice glue is a well-known product.

Rice glue recipe, esprit cabane, eco-friendly DIY and decorative arts

This extremely resistant adhesive can be used to glue all types of paper. It is used in traditional bookbinding and luxury cardboard products: papers bonded with rice glue are considered tear-proof. Though white when moist, rice glue becomes transparent as it dries. In 1/3 liter (1 1/3 cups) of water, cook 7 oz of rice or rice flour* over low heat. You can also use leftover rice that has already been cooked. Filter the glue and let it cool. For creative ideas using rice glue, see these pages: - paste paper, - punk dresser, - coiled paper basket.

. * Rice flour can be found in food stores. How to Make an Origami Photo Frame: 12 steps (with pictures) Lizzy writes: magical carpet cleaner. Several weeks ago I was heading out the door to a dinner party.

lizzy writes: magical carpet cleaner

In one arm I held a big salad bowl. In the other was a glass jar of salad dressing I had just made. As I tried to manuever open our heavy front door, the jar slipped out of my hand. In slow motion I yelled "Noooooo! " as the glass shattered on the wood floor and the contents splattered all over the wall and our cheap apartment carpet. You guys, I was so upset. I didn't want visitors because it was so embarrassing. Well, this weekend I had enough. The DIY: FISHTAIL FRIENDSHIP (BRACELET) If you know how to do a fishtail braid to your hair, then you pretty much know how to make this bracelet.


But for those of you who don't know about the fishtail and those of you who are curious about the logistics of my specific bracelet, well, read on! You will need embroidery/ friendship thread in various colors, some tape and a bead! I used 9 strands of thread in 9 different colors. You could do this with only 2 different colors or whatever color variety you want. Spread the love: heart pattern friendship bracelets « la manufacture. Growing up, I spent countless hours making colorful friendship bracelets.

spread the love: heart pattern friendship bracelets « la manufacture

Their resurgence prompted me to rediscover this summer pastime. Here are instructions for one of my favorite patterns – hearts! You will need embroidery thread in two colors. Measure the thread using twice the length of your arm (from your fingertips to your shoulder and then back to your fingertips) for each string. Cut it. The basics: Hold the second string with your left hand as you use your right hand to take the first string over and then under the second string. Hold the seventh string with your right hand as you use your left hand to take the eighth string over and then under the seventh string. The pattern: 1: Lay your strings out as shown. 2: Make your first row by following the instructions for making a row of knots going right and then left. 3: Make a second row of knots in the same way, this time with the second color.

How to make gift bags from newspaper. When I bought something at a store recently, the clerk handed me my purchase in a bag made from a newspaper.

How to make gift bags from newspaper

I liked it very much and had to make some more—thus today's DIY recycled newspaper project: gift bags made from the Wall Street Journal. You can vary the dimensions, of course, but here's what I used to create a bag that's 5" tall, 4.5" wide, and 3" deep. Stack two sheets of newspaper on top of each other. This will be a two-ply bag for extra sturdiness. Cut out a rectangle that's 15.5" wide and 8.25" tall. Fold a flap 1.25" down from the top. Cut two pieces of cardstock or chipboard to 4.25" x 1", then glue them on the widest two panels just under the top fold. Put glue on the outside of the 0.5" tab and bring the left-most panel over to form the body of the bag, aligning the cut edge of the panel with the folded edge of the flap.

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