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C.R.A.F.T.: C.R.A.F.T. #21: Mini Scrapbook - StumbleUpon. How To Make a Secret Hollow Book: The first step into making the hollow book is to select a book.

How To Make a Secret Hollow Book:

Make sure this is a book your own, and not one belonging to the library, or your family. I suggest rummaging through books at yard/garage sales. Make sure it is a hardback; otherwise you will cut all the way through the other side when you are cutting out the insides.You'll also need: Elmer's white gluea container to hold glue solution (I've chosen a film canister)X-acto knife, and/or box cutter. Both if you have thembrush to apply glue solutionpencil/penruler, or other rigid straight edgeSelect a page that you want to be the first one cut out, and save that page to be cut out at the end. Mix a solution of white glue and water. Holding the remaining pages together, brush the edges with the glue solution - enough to soak in pretty well, but not too drippy. Allow this to dry, but use a spacer so the first couple pages, and the front cover don't get stuck.

When dry, open the book to the first glued page. Happy hiding. Memorykeeping Crafts: Scrapbook Tips and Techniques - Martha Stewart. Boyfriend Gift Ideas - Homemade, Cute Gifts For Boyfriend! As a personal touch to a special gift you could think of buying your boyfriend a white bathrobe personalized with his initials, a T shirt in his favorite colors, track-shoes, a sleek shower radio or digital type photo frame.

Boyfriend Gift Ideas - Homemade, Cute Gifts For Boyfriend!

Another one of the best cute gift ideas for a boyfriend is to organize a nice dinner at your favorite restaurant where you can plan for the waiter to come out with a candle lit cake for dessert. Alternatively, if you prefer to prepare dinner yourself at your home then you can cook his favorite meal and dessert in your own time and provide the wine and pre dinner drinks at your convenience in a relaxed setting. By going to the trouble of preparing his favorite meal will go down a treat to say the least. Another of the summer seasons cute boyfriend gift ideas is buying your boyfriend a fashionable pair of sunglasses. With some very good bargains available at many sunglass outlets there are many brands and different styles to choose from.

Boyfriend Birthday Gift Ideas: Romantic Scavenger Hunt. By Kara Coming up with boyfriend birthday gift ideas can be hard, so I decided to do a scavenger hunt.

Boyfriend Birthday Gift Ideas: Romantic Scavenger Hunt

I got a very simple scrapbook from staples and I wrote 10 clues in it. Every clue led to something to do or a place that holds a meaning. The clues were in riddle form and in order to move on to the next he had to bring me to that place. It was so much fun! Another led to my house where we went to a shooting range (long story), one led to blockbuster to get a movie, another to our favorite restaurant where I paid, and the last one back to my house to watch the movie.

Also in the beginning of the scrapbook I had 3 question he had to answer that were simple, I had directions and I had 3 life lines he was able to use. Make A Bulletin Board - Easy Fabric Memo Board Instructions. Make a bulletin board covered with funky fabric for your next homemade gift idea.

Make A Bulletin Board - Easy Fabric Memo Board Instructions

They are super easy to make, inexpensive, and practical! Materials To make a fabric memo board, you will need: thick cardboard (I found a large cardboard box in the recycling bin at my apartment, and cut it down to size) colourful cotton fabric a small length of matching ribbon ruler pencil cutting board cutting blade duct tape craft glue Instructions. Romantic Ideas for Boyfriend. Looking for romantic ideas for your boyfriend... a gift, or a romantic experience you can share?

Romantic Ideas for Boyfriend

Either way, you want to show how much you care for him, and how you cherish the times you spend together. By giving him a romantic gift or experience, you deepen your relationship. Your boyfriend feels loved and extra special, and even more attracted to you. But, how can you let him know how you feel? And make him feel special? Here are 4 of the sweetest romantic ideas for boyfriends that will touch his heart. Romantic map On a map of your city, mark all the places holding happy memories for you and your boyfriend. Here are some ideas for places to mark on your map: first date, first kiss, favourite theatre, favourite cafe... You can print maps from google maps, or just pick one up from a news-agency or your city's tourist bureau. (Credit for this idea goes to Uttara Manohar.) Free Printable Love Coupons.