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How To: Give your old t-shirts a second life. Sorry dust rag pile! photos: kirsten for we heart this I love using simple materials to make something fun and innovative. The supplies for this bracelet DIY are really basic , so there’s a REALLY good chance you own all of them already. I mean, who doesn’t have a stack of soft old T’s you can’t wear outside of the house, but love to much to toss in the rag pile?
What better way to celebrate the crisp weather of fall — especially those delightfully chilly evenings — than with a backyard fire pit? And thanks to a DIY version featured in this month’s Fresh Home magazine, you can be roasting marshmallows and hot dogs in a mere two hours or less. Supplies: + 24 granite retaining wall stones or other nonporous stone (6 1/2″ x 8″ x 14″) + Sand
The Top 3 Money-Saving Cleaning Must-Haves! » Curbly | DIY Design Community « Keywords: cleaning, how-to, DIY, money saving tipsThere are a million different cleaning products on the market all vying for a spot in your supply closet, not to mention a chunk of your budget. But before you bring home the next new wonder spray, consider these three money-saving cleaning must-haves: they're widely available, kid and pet friendly, and cheap, cheap, cheap! The Big Three: White Vinegar This product literally has 1001 uses if not more (there's an entire website dedicated to its awesomeness).
I apologize to those of you who thought you might find more craft room projects today, as had I promised last week. But this idea popped into my mind at the beginning of the week and I couldn't restrain myself from trying it out. Then it ended up coming out so well that I couldn't help but share it a little earlier than later. Hope you don't mind too much! I saw this jute webbing in JoAnns a few weeks ago and just feel in love with the beautiful texture and the fun red thread running throughout. I bought a few yards, unsure of what I would use it for, but knowing that it would end up somewhere.
I've been buying jar candles lately. I like them because you can close the lid and not have to smell the smoke of blowing out the candle. Well, this weekend I decided to make my own. Here's how you can do it! What you'll need : jar and lid for the candle wick material (available at craft stores)
Photo Credit It’s that taxing in-between time of the semester again – spring break is over, papers and projects are coming due, and finals are looming ahead. It’s clear that college students are stressed right now, and with that stress comes the need for relaxation.
The cascade braid recently exploded as the new "trend braid" of the season. The waterfall effect looks cool and complex, but it's easier to style than you think. Give this beautiful braid a try when Beautylish takes you through the how-to!
Some say that the comeback of the flare & wide leg denim trend marks the death of the skinny jean. Although I’m not ready to retire all of my skinnies just yet, I’m more than happy to lend a couple of pairs for the sake of an HonestlyWTF DIY. With denim scrap I saved when making some denim cut-offs last summer, we’ll show you how to upcycle a pair of skinny jeans into a pair of bell bottoms! Start by opening up the outer seams of each leg with the seam ripper.
Make Your Own Papier Mache Nightstand » Curbly | DIY Design Community « Keywords: how to, DIY, Craft, artFinding the right size side table or nightstand presents a challenge for the small space dweller. Here's a DIY side table/nightstand project to the rescue. Recycling cardboard and paper into this functional piece of furniture brings the cost down to practically nothing, not to mention the eco-hip artsy practicality of the whole project. See how Unqiueutopia constructed the basic form out of cardboard and duct tape, played with papier mache and then painted the hardened table. The size can obviously be adjusted to fit your own space.
Hi, It's Sarah from Team Rhodes Weddings ! I am going to share a simple soap DIY with you this morning. Enjoy! Shopping list: - clear glycerin (found at craft stores) or you can recycle clear soaps of your own. - essential oils for lovely smelling soaps - a small milk carton - tracing paper, book pages, transparency paper, any kind of paper, or pretty fabric squares.
Ages ago I bought a package of crepe paper ( like this —the folded sheets, not streamers). An impulse purchase simply because... it was orange? The other day I finally made some flowers with it while watching way too much HGTV.
digg The power of colors and how to influence your audience What do colors mean for your viewers? How can you control your customers with the correct color choice? What are the feelings evoked by certain colors?
Making your own cleaning products is a good way to save money and control the use of chemicals in your home. Most of the following recipes are made from non-toxic ingredients, but there are some chemicals as well. If you store any of these, be sure to label them so you know what is in the container —and keep these and any household cleaners out of the reach of children and pets! Here are some simple recipes for the most common household chores. Window Cleaner