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Ask Unclutterer: Organizing and uncluttering strategies for people with ADHD and visual processors. Japanese Packaging Templates - Best Used With Card Stock or Color Paper. I’m not sure how I discovered this awesome collection of packaging templates but I’m glad I did!

Japanese Packaging Templates - Best Used With Card Stock or Color Paper

Some professor or student at a japanese univeresity was nice enough to share all their packaging templates with the world! Carina's Craftblog: Free patterns. 8 Mod Podge Projects You Need to Make {decoupage. Have you ever used Mod Podge?

8 Mod Podge Projects You Need to Make {decoupage

It's only the most awesome decoupage medium in the whole world - at least according to me! Hello by the way. I'm Amy from Mod Podge Rocks, and I blog every single day about the topic of glue. Funny, huh? Me Making Do. 244341444. 240766464.jpg (JPEG Image, 842x1500 pixels) - Scaled (42. Family-Rules-New-Version-1.jpg (JPEG Image, 600x1070 pixels) - Scaled (59. A Little Hut - Patricia Zapata. Idea #22: Try a creative wall covering. It’s pretty hard to wallpaper an entire room on $30 (although there’s no doubt some of you thrifty DIYers could make it happen).

Idea #22: Try a creative wall covering

But there’s another way: Cover your walls with something free. There are lots of choices: Book pages, tissue paper, sheet music, newspaper, maps. If it’s made of paper, you can probably use Mod Podge or a watered-down white glue mixture to attach it to your walls like wallpaper. And if that paper is already laying around, this is a darn right cheap project! That’s why this is Idea #22 in our series of 30 decor ideas in 30 days for under $30. The example above comes from Apartment Therapy and provides a shot of great color to this room. The apartment dwellers here “picked up most of the maps for free - AAA and other organizations give maps away as a membership benefit,” the AT post said.

In another AT example above, pages from books were used to paper the walls of a bathroom at a Boston bathroom. My final example (above) involves sheet music – but not on the wall. Untitled. Courtesy of Snowpocalypse 2011, I was stuck indoors for a few days in a row and starting to go a little stir crazy.


In an effort to keep my sanity, I decided to tackle the empty wall in my kitchen! This is the empty wall that has previously housed holiday-themed decor: Little projects for my little girl... Wallflowers. As you all know, we moved into our new place in Denver sans practically ALL of our apartment décor, and the white walls in our apartment have slowly started to feel like padded white walls – if you catch what I’m throwin’.


I feel crazy. The kind with stirs. DIY Chalkboard Paint Ideas. Chalkboard paint has become all the rage.

DIY Chalkboard Paint Ideas

And it’s uses for creating home decor pieces that you can personalize with the swipe of a piece of chalk have become seemingly endless. Recycled Bread Tag Monsters. Eeeee!

Recycled Bread Tag Monsters

I’ve been saving bread tags (those little plastic clips that keep your bread bag closed) for months just waiting for Halloween to get close. I’ve had this craft idea for these little monsters in my head for a while and finally got the chance to make them today. You could probably make them in much simpler fashion, but I love adding little details, embellishing, etc.

Super cute sewing tutorials. Have you visited Anna Graham's blog Noodlehead yet?

Super cute sewing tutorials

If you like to sew things that are so cute you can't stand it, rush right over there. Simple Pajama Shorts.

Things I want to make

Stuffed vegetables: roots of some evil! fabric by giolou for sale on Spoonflower. New Make a Match Memory Game ZOO Edition Featured by MamaMayI. Make bags from envelopes and pretty tape. I got a little tape-happy the other day.

Make bags from envelopes and pretty tape

This project is like the envelope gift bag tutorial from awhile back, but approximately 200% cuter due to fancy tape. These little gift sacks could be used as party favors filled with candy or as packaging for wee presents. You'll need an envelope, decorative tape, and a scissors. I used 4 3/8" x 5 3/4" envelopes, but any size will work. Seal the envelope and trim off one of the short sides to make an opening. Wrap tape around both sides of the envelope. Fold about one inch of each side of the bag toward the middle; then fold the bottom upwards, creasing your folds well. Put one hand inside the bag, and with the other, push the bottom fold down. Fold both triangles down and secure them with more tape, covering the bottom of the bag. Sources of fancy Japanese washi tape include Happy Tape, Cute Tape, and Ginko Papers.

How About Orange. I love spiky starburst shapes, so I attempted a version of the traditional Polish porcupine ball.

How About Orange

Here's how to make this cool 3D ornament—great for Christmas or decorating any time. I can imagine jumbo sized versions hanging at parties or weddings. They take awhile, though, so you'd better start making them five years before you plan to get married. You'll need: Paper, scissors, a circular object for a template, a ruler, pencil, needle, thread, rubber band, and glue. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Recycle Reuse & Repurpose – Glass Jar Photo Frames. In South Africa, recycling is way of life that not very many people incorporate into their daily routine.

Partly because we do not have the facilities or many places that offer this service, but mainly because most people are too lazy to think about what happens to their rubbish once they toss it in the bin. So instead of carelessly dumping your trash, one of the ways you can help give used things a second life, is to reuse your glass jars, and use them as novelty photo frames. You will need A selection of different shaped glass jars A bunch of your favorite photos Doom Paper Towels Scissors / cutting knife Ruler Pencil Step 1: Remove the label After speaking to several people in search for the best method to remove the gluey sticky mess left behind when attempting to soak off labels on glass jars, I have discovered the secret is… Doom. Beginner's Bias Tape Bag with Free Downloadable Pattern.

Funny things. Things i want to make. Things i want to make. Red, blue, yellow, green? What colour do you want? How to get organized? Follow these PROCESS steps…. Posted by Org Junkie on June 28, 2007 · 93 Comments Welcome! Simplify your blog reading by signing up to read my blog via RSS (get updates in a feed reader) or via email (get updates delivered daily to your inbox). image credit: shutterstock PROCESS: a series of actions used to produce something or reach a goal. When organizing a space it is helpful to follow a series of tasks or actions. Less chaos and confusion = more time and money for the things that really matter such as….spirituality, emotional well-being, physical health and loving relationships.


Recycled furniture. Classifieds » large sw portland house with basement » Portland Grapevine. Frequently Asked Questions. Q. Why be a foster parent? It may be the most rewarding thing you ever do. You will help keep kids safe, strengthen your community and give your own life a meaningful new challenge. Children placed in DHS custody have experienced very unsafe conditions in their home and need the protection foster care can provide.