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Repurpose old pots & make a Terra Cotta Mosaic Pumpkin. Cinderella had a little magic going on with her pumpkin, and frankly, I think Kathleen George worked a little magic with this mosaic pumpkin, too.

Repurpose old pots & make a Terra Cotta Mosaic Pumpkin

Kathleen’s Terra Cotta Mosaic Pumpkin is perfect for fall decorating. It’s beautiful indoors, of course, and you can safely display it outside, too. It’s made with a ball of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam, so it’s weather safe and won’t be affected by rain or snow (yikes, did I just say “snow”?). Mosaics can get pretty heavy, too, and the foam ball offers a lot of support and a stiff surface that won’t flex like a foam pumpkin. You can safely display your Terra Cotta Mosaic Pumpkin outdoors — the ball of STYROFOAM Brand Foam in the middle will not be affected by rain or snow. In the tutorial, Kathleen will walk you through how to shape your foam ball into a pumpkin. The shades of terra cotta are perfect for fall, and really do look like a pumpkin. Gift Bags. Tunnel Vision. I know you are invited to at least one wedding this summer.

Tunnel Vision

Bring your camera. This is a neat way to present a special wedding picture. It's an old paper trick call a tunnel card. I like to frame it in a shadow box and give it to the married couple. You might even get away with not having to buy one of those expensive items on their gift registry. Materials: 4 copies of a photo that has a fore, middle and background. shadowbox frame mat 2 pieces of cardstock glue stick Tools: scissors In this sample, the frame and mat are 8" x 10". Leave one photo as is. How to make an elephant from towels. LED Tin Can Lantern. Recycled Grocery Totes. Ready to go green?

Recycled Grocery Totes

Then say goodbye to your old grocery bags by melting them into something cute. Afterall, plastic is the new plastic, right? Skill Level: Beginner to IntermediateNeeded: * plastic grocery bags (Target bags work best)* Parchment Paper* Fabric for handles and decor (optional)* IronWe’ll be fusing layers of old grocery bags together to create a stronger “fabric” for our new bags. Let’s get started! 1. I guess Target needs to add #6. I chose to only use the white portion of my bags. Cut the bottom, top and sides off of your bag.

Lay the long rectangular sheet flat. This is the tricky part, so I won’t sugar coat it. I found that the best way is to start at the bottom and press the iron up, to get any air bubbles out. When you’re all done, it should look like this, a large sheet of plastic: Continue the process so that you have sheets of this new “fabric” to work with. 2. Cut out your bag pieces using a rotary cutter, cutting mat, and ruler. Vintage Heart Framed Picture.jpeg (JPEG Image, 550 × 672 pixels) The How-To Gal: Trash to Treasure- Turquoise TP Art. What you need:Toilet Paper Rolls- the number depends on how large your creation will beTacky GlueScissorsSpray Paint3M Wall Mount SquaresPatience :) Gather toilet paper rolls.

The How-To Gal: Trash to Treasure- Turquoise TP Art

I used about 28 rolls for this project. Paper towel rolls count for approx. three regular sized rolls. Squish your rolls Cut slices of the roll to desired thickness. Repeat steps 2 and 3 until you have enough pieces. Begin gluing pieces together. Attach slices together in the form of a four petal flower. Vacation Memory Jars. Under The Table and Dreaming: 50 Ways to Re-purpose and Reuse Glass Jars {Saturday Inspiration &Ideas} Make Your Own Canvas Portrait!

20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects. Thursday, June 14, 2012 4:30 am, Posted by Chris Groves | Internet 20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects Topics: At Home Project Ideas , Creative DIY Home Projects , Do It Yourself Projects for 2012 , Fun How To Projects , What to Do with Extra Stuff Are you bored and have a bunch of extra little items hanging around here and there? Well we were in the same boat so we decided to round up 20 different awesome at home projects you can do.

Anything from soda pop cap lids to spoons and more. You honestly don’t know some of the creative things you can do with what could possible be junk. If you know of any great at home Do It Yourself Projects please leave a comment to include your own and maybe we will add it to our list. And for the upcoming holiday season we want to give all you do-it-yourselfers a head start with these incredible Christmas DIY for 2012 1. More info: here | Buy: here. Rope Jar. Glowing Hurricane Glasses.