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Make A 3D Paper City! How to Tie the Celtic Bar by TIAT. How to Tie the Celtic Tree of Life Knot by TIAT. Flowers Made Of Leaves. Not martha - to make: papier-mache easter eggs - StumbleUpon. For Easter I made papier-mache polka dotted eggs.

not martha - to make: papier-mache easter eggs - StumbleUpon

I created them using small water balloons and tissue paper then I filled them with candy and toys and sealed them shut. The egg can hold a surprising amount of candy and the tissue paper seems delicate making for a delightfully heavy and yet fragile object, much like real egg. Also like a real egg you have to break the shell to get at what’s inside. I like things you have to destroy to open. You’ll need: Landee See, Landee Do: Festival of Trees: Glitter Cardstock Trees - StumbleUpon. Colored Pencil Jewelry - StumbleUpon.

Note from Design Mom: I asked Kate of Mini Eco to create a Back to School themed project for us to try.

Colored Pencil Jewelry - StumbleUpon

I think making beads out of colored pencils is brilliant! Wouldn’t these beads be fun for your elementary school-ers to string for a class project? Light&Spoon - StumbleUpon. EDIT 11/5/2012: We are no longer selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop.

Light&Spoon - StumbleUpon

We are now focusing on a new jewelry project, so please check that out and we hope you enjoy the tutorial below! Edit: We are now selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop! Wednesday - Blog - DIY Fabric&Flower. Thousands of circles and three hot glue guns later we have handmade hundreds of these charming cloth flowers for an upcoming wedding!

Wednesday - Blog - DIY Fabric&Flower

Leery diy-ers, please find comfort in the mere fact that this is a no-sew tutorial! P.S. this is a little wordy, but I assume everyone that reads this is like me and needs some serious verbal imagery. If you are way smarter than I am- I apologize for the excessive word count. What you're gonna need: Make your own paper bead jewellery - Better Homes & Gardens Magazine - Yahoo!7 Lifestyle - StumbleUpon. Most of us have a little stash of leftover decorative papers from projects and parties.

Make your own paper bead jewellery - Better Homes & Gardens Magazine - Yahoo!7 Lifestyle - StumbleUpon

But before you put your scraps in the recycling bin, take a look at what you can do with them. These colourful beads can be made from any paper – junk mail, magazine pages, used giftwrap or leftover stationery papers – and they’re so easy, you and the kids can whip them up by the dozen. Paper beads. Seashell Lights - Martha Stewart Crafts - StumbleUpon.

Gifts to Make for Your Man - StumbleUpon. To make all of these Instructables, download this collection of How To’s as an ebook.

Gifts to Make for Your Man - StumbleUpon

Download » Gifts to Make For Your Man gives you full step-by-step instructions for 40 cool gifts you can make, including everything from wallets to belts to cookies. Learn how to make simple rings, clocks, even bacon cheesecake brownies! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by experts in manly gifts, and contain pictures for each step so you can make your own custom gifts for the man in your life. Fun and Crafty Uses for Newspaper - StumbleUpon.

Holder for Charging Cell Phone (made from lotion bottle) My husband and I both have cell phones.

Holder for Charging Cell Phone (made from lotion bottle)

And both of us have phone chargers. And that means lots of obnoxious cords. You never know when one of us may be moving phone cords around, to give our phones an extra charge while we’re chatting away……… or trying to charge our phones up before running errands or something. Needless to say, those phone cords seem to be everywhere…..and are generally in the way and hanging all over the floor. Make It and Love It: Mod Podge Shoes. My husband jokes every time I get the bottle of Mod Podge out that I’m going to Mod Podge fabric to our computer keys or Mod Podge our kids clothing to their bodies.

Make It and Love It: Mod Podge Shoes

Hey, don’t tempt me. I know, I may go a little overboard with this stuff…….but I just had to try it on some shoes. Originally, I saw the idea on a site my sister showed me. And the lady Mod Podged starburst wrappers to some shoes. Free Pattern &Tutorial at CraftPassion.com. I am obsessed to Poinsettia, I don’t know why, but I just love this red leaves flower that brings festive mood to my home every end of the year.

Free Pattern &Tutorial at CraftPassion.com

Last year, I crochet some poinsettia coasters which don’t really look like poinsettia except for the color tone… but they really get me into the mood of Christmas. Tailor Made Momma: Recycle - Bottle Top Stamps. Oh Lovely Day: {DIY} 10 DIY Mason Jar Wedding Ideas. Love mason jars but want a unique way to use them in your wedding? Here are 10 DIY ways to set yours apart! 1. Lollies - a little ART CANT HURT - StumbleUpon.

A perfect rainy day thing to do!

lollies - a little ART CANT HURT - StumbleUpon

The colors make any day better! How to make LOLLIESyou will need: jolly ranchers, candy sticks, parchment paper, foil & a cookie sheet 1) lay a piece of foil on cookie sheet. cover foil with a piece of parchment paper.2) unwrap candies and place side by side on parchment paper in your choice of color & flavor combinations. use three candies together for extra large lollies, and only two candies together for regular lollies.3) heat candies in oven for about 5 minutes at 200 degrees. keep a close eye on the candies and take them out as soon as they've barely melted together. if you leave them in too long they will melt too much and you won't be able to put a stick into the lollie. alter the cook time accordingly.4) carefully take cookie sheet out of oven. immediately lay candy sticks into place on melted candies. slowly twirl in melted candy to coat the stick and so it will hold in the lollie. they're hot!

Girly duct tape wallet/clutch - StumbleUpon. At the base of this wallet are two sheets of duct tape. I've found that the easiest way to make one of these sheets is to start with a piece of loose leaf and cover that in duct tape on both sides. that way you can get nice straight lines.

It also adds a bit more stability. -10"x9.5" This one is to be folded into three sections. The first is with the cards, the second is the pocket for the money, and the third it the flap with the velcro. You can see these on the finished wallet. Pioneer Woman Homeschooling. Have you guys experienced this duct tape craze? My daughter and her friend discovered it a few months ago, and since then, it’s been all duct tape, all the time in our house. You won’t believe the things you can do with the stuff. They now sell duct tape in all colors. {Everything} In A Jar - Handmade Gifts - StumbleUpon.

With just a little over 10 weeks until Christmas, it is already time to start thinking about gifts! The more gifts that can be taken care of ahead of time, the easier the holiday season will be. I came up with a really fun idea that can be customized to pretty much any person or occasion called: {Everything} In A Jar Today, I am going to show you the ones I made for teachers! Teachers spend so much time at school so I tried to think of items that could be used at school.

Magic Boxes: A Life As Lou Online Class. Due to popular demand, I am doing a tutorial on the Magic Boxes I showed off in some previous posts. To begin, choose your paper. You need six sheets of matching paper (preferably a heavier weight). Choose one for your outside, budgeting for a contrasting one for your lid, and 4 to create the inside boxes.

Cut as follows (all measurement are in inches): Ribbon organizer in Crafts for decorating and home decor, parties and events - StumbleUpon. Magnetic Pin Dish - Martha Stewart Crafts - StumbleUpon.

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Paper Bead Tutorial & mad mim - Sewing and other craftiness from Miriam Tribe. - StumbleUpon. DIY Chevron Coasters. Rolled Candles.