Cake postcard tutorial. I have so many friends and family members that always say "I wish you could mail me a birthday cake!
"... well, now I can mail them a slice. Make a mailable slice of cake I have so many friends and family members that always say "I wish you could mail me a birthday cake! " ... well, now I can send them a slice. Imagine how happy and excited you'd be, if you went to your mailbox one day and pulled out a slice of cake. Supplies Materials needed to make two cake postcards: 1 large sponge (yellow paints the best)Serrated knifeX-Acto or utility knifeSpray paint (brown, yellow, pink or white)1 tube acrylic latex caulk (brown, cream or white)Spray adhesive (3M Super 77 works great!) Instructions Cut sponge into wedge shape With a serrated knife, using a sawing motion, cut a sponge into two, cake wedge shapes. Cut a center groove into sponge Using an X-Acto or utility knife, cut a section of foam from the center of the sponge. Paint the sponge wedges in desired color. Trace the slice of cake Not into diy? Put your stuff up in the air! Hanging DIY ideas & tutorials.
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Now’s the time to put your ideas up in the air! I’ve gathered a bunch of supafly D.I.Y to give wings to anything you’ve got around the house (well, almost!). By showing you a bunch of different applications (from chunky sofas to delicate D.I.Y hanging planters) I hope you’ll all find a little something to get your DIY juices flowin’ in the mix – Enjoy! Pics via here The hanging desk is not only cool looking but an awesome space saver! Pics via GreenWeddingShoes, CapitolRomance & Etsy Gotta love the swinging chair!
Eleanor from team behind awesome venture SCRAP (a.k.a the School & Community Reuse Action Project), has made a great ”Hanging notepad” tutorial for Etsy – DIY TUTORIAL HERE Hanging Notepad #2! Pics via here Check out the awesome tutorial on how to make a hanging ”Kokedama string garden”, by talented Aura Scaringi of Mimimou for DesignSponge – DIY TUTORIAL HERE Pics via here. PHOTOS: Stunning Mason Jar Crafts. Never Lose Those Keys Again! That is right… I said it.
Who knew key holders could be so functional. And so pretty! I needed these clever ideas about a week ago! I say a week ago… Because I can’t remember the last time I’ve seen my car keys =/ Do you lose yours too?? Fabric, Picture Frame, Fiberboard, Nail Hook, Label Frame. Love the hanging tags! Repurposing Silverware: I think this is my favorite!!! It’s a cloud, magnet AND key holder: This is so neat for the “bachelor” pad! Mason jar, Hook, Wood: Newspaper Flower. OK, I lied above! Even The Lover seen it and said “THAT’S FREAKIN SWEET” # kristanlynn xoxo. Make-up Magnet Board - StumbleUpon. We all know with craft blogs that original ideas are often hard to come by, we find ideas we love and make them our own but we didn't come up with the idea ourselves.
I feel like I've finally done something original here and I'm excited about it. I'll show you the finished product and then explain. Behold my Make-up Magnet Board. I have a friend who is beautiful and stylish and has always loved make-up but recently took a course that intensified her love. Her renewed interest has worn off on me and it made me remember eye shadows I'd hidden away that were gathering dust. The basket was a mess and I was overwhelmed with all my choices never knowing what to use, digging through to see what I had and find what I wanted was a pain.
I painted it (The hard way, with a brush instead of spray paint. I went to the hardware store and picked up some metal and had them cut it to fit inside my frame. Here comes the brilliant part though. Next I wanted a place to store my brushes and liners though. Cork Board ~ - StumbleUpon. DIY Project | Inspiration I created this cork board for my recent sale, but decided to keep it for myself.
The instant love connection was just too tight to let go! Here was my inspiration photo: from Houzz: Three Men and a Lady. I can't seem to locate the before photo of the frame - but think dirty and gold, yes, very dirty and very gold. I simply cut the cork and foam core to size and glued them together. I then wrapped it in burlap and fell in love! For the thumbtacks I glued these magnets ($2 each from Michaels) onto thumbtacks...fun and super easy! How to Make Leaf Skeletons - The Idea Room - StumbleUpon.
I wanted to share with you a project from one of my readers who shares with us how to make leaf skeletons.
I LOVE this! I have several leafs in various forms displayed in my home and knew I needed to make some of her leaf skeletons to add to my decor. I love how a pattern of leaves can enhance the beauty in your home. So I asked Heather if she would mind sharing her project with you. You can find more great projects from Heather at her blog The Other White House. I have spent hours and tried various ways of making these. You need washing soda, not baking soda! Gather your leaves. Washing soda is a strong base so you may want to wear gloves when handling the leaves. You will add 3/4 cup of washing soda and 4 cups of water to your pot of leaves. Keep going, you will need to add more water so your pan doesn’t dry out. When 1.75 hours are up fill a glass baking dish with cool water.
I carefully removed them and rinsed with water and added clean water to the pan. 37.1Kstumbleupon. Easy electic hall - eclectic - hall - other metros. 10 DIY Gifts for Friends and Family. DIY Gifts for the Family: Build Them With Care for Loved Ones Make a Magnetic Knife Block This is a gorgeous project for the chef on your short-list.
It allows him or her to display and store high-quality knives, while simultaneously protecting those knives. Most store-bought knife blocks have magnets and exposed metal rails. Here, the magnets are placed within the wood, and the knives never touch a metal rail, which prevents unwanted nicks and dents. Upgrade a Coffee Table Upgrade a coffee table by adding a four-bar linkage to form a proper surface for your laptop or to eat a meal on, while maintaining a place to put your feet up. Build a Crooked Knife From a standard file, you can shape a traditional knife to use for woodworking or even for trimming horses' hooves.
Create a Countertop Greenhouse My dad loves to garden, but since he lives in the Northeast, indoor gardening is the norm for the winter and sometimes into the spring. DIY Noise-Canceling Headphones Turn Bacon Into Soap. Make your own / A magnetic spice rack. A cookie sheet screwed to the under side of the cupbaord. Then magents hot glued to the lid of baby food jars. - So clever. How to, Creative DIY, Crafts, Patterns & Tips - Christmas Decorating Ideas DIY Affordable Easy Holiday Decorations. Christmas is one of my favorite holidays of the year, and the beauty of Christmas decorations is part of the reason.
Few things are more cheerful to me than a home beautifully decorated for the holidays, with cheery touches for every room. If you are looking for Christmas decorating ideas, here is some inspiration to help make your home a Winter Wonderland this Christmas. The best part of these decorating ideas? They are simple, and easy to do!
This is from Martha Stewart’s website, and it simply includes surrounding a candle with beautiful, large flowers. For a beautiful glow (on the mantel or by the window), take some household jars and put tealights inside. Now I’d love to know, how do you spread real cheer with your holiday decorating? This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Sears. Tutorial - makeanddogirl.com. 10 Beautiful Fabric Flower Tutorials. It is spring!
If the flowers are not blooming yet here is a round-up of awesome tutorials to help you make your own flowers! Here you will find 10 beautiful fabric flowers, but don’t miss these five fabric flower tutorials! 1. How to make lovely fabric flowers 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. ..And how about updating your spring wardrobe with this beautiful rolled rose bracelet. 10. Just had to add one more! 11. If you need more flowers don’t miss the round-up of crochet flower tutorials and these darling fabric flowers! Tutorials for Recycling Books - StumbleUpon. We rode bikes around our neighborhood this weekend and stopped at all the garage sales we found along the way. I love doing this because it's like exercise and shopping in one! Plus, my bike basket is perfect for holding whatever treasures I find. On this particular trip I was noticing a lot of old books for sale.
My DIY craving kicked in and I knew I had to do some research on the projects I could use old books for. I found a ton of goodies to try! 80 How-To Sites Worth Bookmarking - StumbleUpon. Sitting on my dining room table, I currently have half a dozen projects in various states of doneness.
Some involve vivisected computer parts, others will eventually be wearable and a few are just cool things I’ve ran across on the internet. I like doing things myself — I think the DIY bug is one of the best communicable diseases in the lifehack community. These eighty sites are the places I turn to when I’m trying to figure out how to accomplish any particular goal. Any time I’m facing a new project, I start searching for how-tos that will help me figure out how other people did similar things and how likely I am to finish the project with all ten fingers still intact.
I’ve broken them up into a few different categories, just to help you narrow down what you might be looking for. Every How-To They Can Get Their Hands On These ten sites are more than happy to host any how-to around. Become a Technophile in Ten Easy Steps Habitat Hacks You Can Live With Dining on a DIY Diet.