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17 Honest Valentine's Day Cards For Couples With An Unusual Take On Romance. 001 | toe to knee|トートーニー. Wonderful DIY Simple Handmade Slippers. Follow our instructions to create your own slippers. They’re a perfect gift — but you’ll also want to make a pair for yourself. What you will need: leather/felt; Scissors Marker; Sewing machine. Directions: 1. Use the pattern that you see in the pictures. 2. Measure the length and the width of your shoe sole. 3. A Full Heart. Gifts for him ideas (2) How To Make Lipstick From Crayons | SF Globe.

In this video, Kelsey Bobian explains how you can easily make lipstick at home using crayons. At first, I was skeptical and thought that crayon lipstick might have negative health effects. Kelsey quickly dispelled my worries as she points out that crayons are made from paraffin wax and non-toxic pigments. In comparison to all the chemicals that are used to make most beauty products, crayons are a very safe alternative! The other ingredient that really makes this crayon lipstick appealing is coconut oil. The crayons are melted into the coconut oil to give the lipstick a smooth, creamy texture that's perfect for spreading. Even if lipstick isn't really your thing, you could start using coconut oil as an alternative to store-bought lip moisturizers. We at SF Globe love seeing really clever life-hacks like this one that use such easy to find ingredients. sBlog | Make Mason Jar Oil Candles.

*COPIED FROM… How to Make Your Own Mason Jar Oil Candle Hello my Crafty Witches One of my Favorite things in the world is Candles I love making them and Love giving them as GiftsToday I am going to show you how to make a Beautiful Decorative oil Candle you can make you can make these ahead of time for emergencies for blackouts or power failures good for emergency kits This is what you will need for each jar you will want to make: 1- 1/8 Nipple- Yes, they are called that and you can find them in the lighting section at places like Home Depot or Lowe’s with all the spare lighting parts. 2- 1/8 Couplings- Should be right next to the Nipples. 2- 3/8 in Washers- You can buy these in a pack or individually.

You need Lamp Wicks 100% Cotton you find these in craft stores or make your own out of RecycledT-shirt 100% cotton. Glass Jar of some sort. How This Works Want to get fancy with your olive oil lamp? DIY Ninja Turtle Ornaments. You’ll love to make these fun DIY Ninja Turtle Ornaments and the kids will love them! They’re easy to make and will add real character to your Christmas tree. Click HERE for the Tutorial from ‘Dollar Store Crafts’ Make a Handprint Ornament – Click HERE For more Ninja Turtle ideas – Click HERE Given email address is already subscribed, thank you!

Oops. Please provide a valid email address. Thank you, your sign-up request was successful! Please complete the CAPTCHA. Please fill in the required fields. Pin by Brandon Layne on For the Home | Pinterest. 9 of the Best Sweater Repurposing Ideas Just in Time for Fall. Turn those sweaters you’ve been meaning to drop off at the fabric recycling bin into functional and fashionable items using these repurposing ideas.

We’ve all felt that sinking feeling when something happens to make our most comfiest of sweaters unwearable. Whether its a hole developing in a super noticeable spot (I am not above mending a hole in the armpit) or whether its a stain that didn’t come out from that super stain-y yellow curry (true story), the fact of the matter is that stuff happens. Comfy sweaters are unfortunately an ephemeral phenomenon, and every good thing must come to an end. Don’t despair though, your sweater can live on. All it takes is a little inspiration, creativity and some clever repurposing ideas to transform your favorite sweater into a useful upcycled diy project.

From hot water bottle covers to arm warmers and everything else in between, here some ingenious repurposing ideas for reusing your favorite (or not so favorite) sweaters. Related on EcoSalon: Pin by PLANETPALS ♥ EARTH on Green Nature Crafts. Sand Bowl. Pin by PLANETPALS ♥ EARTH on Green Nature Crafts. Pin by PLANETPALS ♥ EARTH on Green Nature Crafts | Pinterest. Pin by PLANETPALS ♥ EARTH on Green Nature Crafts. Sea Shell letter | Green Nature Crafts | Pinterest. Pin by PLANETPALS ♥ EARTH on Green Nature Crafts | Pinterest. Pin by PLANETPALS ♥ EARTH on Green Nature Crafts. Bicocacolors: bicocacolors shop. Quería anunciaros que ya esta abierta mi tienda en ETSY, BICOCACOLORS en donde cada semana iré añadiendo nuevas propuestas,el tema de esta semana: HOJAS os invito a echar un vistazo y espero que os guste!!! Suerte y feliz día para todos, Rock magnets. Water Colour Paper Necklace. I Could Do That. Weekend DIY: Yarn Bowl. Two weeks ago, while discussing DIY ideas about our No New Gifts Christmas I mentioned a lovely yarn bowl that I wanted to make.

Most of you know how much I value hand work be it just for the sake of mental health and the feeling of accomplishment. In a mostly virtual and fast-paced world, one of the most precious acts is working with your hands to create practical objects that can be touched. So, of course I didn't waste much time and dived happily at the project together with my daughter in the first moment available. Yes, this is a great project to work on with children and teenagers, and it requires a maximum of 40 minutes. Before I continue, let me make it clear that while for many of you yarn bowls like this are probably just a regular basic school activity, for me the process was absolutely unknown (except from the bleached memories of making paper mache once in my life, looong time ago) and extremely exciting.

Mix well 1/2 cup of flour with 2 cups of lukewarm water. How to Turn a Pallet into a Garden. Good news and bad news. I had planned to film a short video showing you how to make a pallet garden, but the weather didn’t cooperate. I was stapling the landscape fabric onto the pallet when it started drizzling and got really windy. That’s the bad news. But I know I promised a tutorial today, so I took photos and have kept my word to share how to make the pallet garden. I tried to be as detailed as possible. So keep reading my pallet loving friends, instructions on how to make your own pallet garden are just a few lines away… Find a Pallet The first thing you need to do is–obviously–find a pallet. Don’t just take the first pallet you find. Collect Your Supplies For this project, you’ll need the pallet you found, 2 large bags of potting soil, 16 six packs of annual flowers (one six pack per opening on the face of the pallet, and two six packs per opening on the top of the completed pallet garden), a small roll of landscape fabric, a staple gun, staples, and sand paper.

Now for the sides. Pinspiration: White Vase + Pom Pom Flower. Have you seen all those glass vases painted white? There ALL over Pinterest. I love how clean they look… So, of course, I needed to try it out. I stopped by the Dollar Store the other day and picked up some simple vases. Added a little bit of white spray paint and voila. Before and After: It really is THAT simple. Weathered Picture frame: I also turned a brand new black frame into an old weathered one. Super easy! DIY Pom Pom Flowers: Want to make the Yellow Pom Pom Flowers?

(The more wraps.. the bigger it will be) They sit on my windowsill, above the sink It was quite a week for Pinspirations! These would be great for out of state friends/ family. . # kristanlynn xoxo. OCP | Birthday Party Ideas | Party Blog › water party: sponge ball tutorial. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Whether you call it a Water Party, an Under the Sea Party, or a Splash Party, we’ve got you covered. This party is now available for purchase in our shop. Photos by Nicole Hill Gerulat. ©One Charming Party. Untitled. Allow Leaves to Dry - Hanging Leaves - Step 2 - MarthaStewart.com. Autumn Bloom Belt. As I mentioned yesterday, I LOVE autumn. Yesterday autumn got its own wreath and today it's getting its own belt. I'm going to show you how to make this belt and these fun flowers. When I made it I envisioned wearing it with a cute brown tunic, but I still haven't found or made one yet.

Until then this dress will give you the idea. Let's get started. Here's what you'll need - a glue gun, some grograin ribbon, and 1/8 of a yard of four colors of felt. (Actually with these supplies you could make about 4 belts, but an 1/8 of a yard is the smallest measurement they let you order fabric in.) Cut your grograin ribbon to be the correct length. Find the center of the ribbon. To make the flower cut the felt lengthwise in about a one inch strip. Cut slits in the strip as shown. Do this down the entire length of the strip. Start rolling the strips like a cinnamon roll. When you're done your flower will look like this, front and back. On to the petal. Have a lovely day. Inspired Entertaining: DIY Chalkboard Wine Glasses. Last month I got an email from one of those "deal of the day" websites featuring a very cute set of wine glasses with chalkboard stems from a company called Chalkboard China.

I've seen chalkboard glasses before, and always thought them to be a fun and chic way for guests to keep track of their glass throughout the night so you don't end up with mixed-up glasses or dozens of half-full glasses left around the house. But all the ones I've seen in stores feature a strip of chalkboard paint across the bowl of the glass, which I've always felt looks awkward and takes away from the beauty of the wine or beverage in the glass.

What I like about this version is that the writing part is at the bottom on the stem and foot of the glass, so it doesn't compete with the beverage. I also like that the simple black foot on the glass is in itself an elegant design element, and would work just as well with no writing on it. So I figured, "I can totally make that myself! " Materials 1. 2. 3. Method Step 1. Print Hula Hoop Rug Page | Crafts. Feeling geometric. Good evening! My hex nut jewellery has been neglected in the past few days, even weeks, but now I got back to it. I decided to make a very basic geometric form: 9 small brass hex nuts which are held together by small gold plated jump rings. It looks quite massive n the picture, but because it's the smallest size of hex nuts, it is actually quite discreet.

Here is another front view: I'm planning to add a little geometric collection to the shop, so maybe also some triangles and I'll see what else I can come up with. Aren't they just cute? How to Make a Camera Strap from a Scarf. I’ve always been a photography nerd for as long as I can remember. From the times when I’d do happy dances because my mom granted me permission to use her camera to take photos of my American Girl dolls to now when the clicking shutter of my Nikon D40 comforts me and the chemical smell of a new Polaroid gets my heart racing. I am always prowling for ways to make my camera accessories unique because my camera collection is such a big part of my life. 1K+ (Some of my Polaroids.)

Now when you work for a scarf site like Scarves.net and you think about scarves all day you kind of get scarves on the brain. So when my little brother told me a story about silk that he heard on Mythbusters, I had an idea. The story is that Mongolian warriors used to wear silk shirts underneath their armor so that when they were shot with arrows in battle, the silk would not break and it was easier to remove the arrow from the wounded warrior’s flesh without digging around too much and causing more damage. . ♥1. Holiday DIY: Simple Filled and Painted Ornaments Tutorial. Okay, I'll admit it. I'm addicted to making ball ornaments this year! It's just so simple and there are so many variations! You can fill glass ball ornaments with yarn, twine, feathers, fake snow, pine needles and random craft supplies. You can also fill them with paint!

Squirt about a teaspoon of paint directly into the ornament. Slowly swirl it around until it coats the inside. Use a plastic bottle or paper cup to store the ornament upside down. Add the metal cap and voila! Update: Here are a couple of additional tips based on questions and comments over the past year: Be sure to start with a small amount of paint. I used some varnish to coat the inside of the ornament first...to give the flocking powder something to stick to. Let it dry for 15 minutes, not completely, just enough to get sticky. Using the same varnish to coat another ornament, I poured some candy sprinkles inside! Update: For the ornaments using varnish, be careful only to use a small amount.

Handmade Gift Exchange: Embroidered Dish Towel. Upcycled Tie Statement Necklace {Repurposed. I just FELT like crafting! Acorn template. Tutorial: Yarn Ball Ornaments. DIY Mini Christmas Tree Paper Ornaments. DIY Ribbon + Chain Bracelets from #MAGICLV. Craftgawker | look to inspire. Etceteras: rustic twig frame. Moustache madness on Etsy. DIY: Hair Comb. For bhavya, with love. Project 21 Week 23 – Crayon Alphabet. D.I.Y: Recycled T-Shirt Scarf // Gettin' Crafty! | Ninth and Bird. DIY Bobby Pins. How To Tuesday: My Sweet Josephine. The Shop House.