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<img src="http://makezineblog.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/pop-top-lampshade-01.jpeg?w=600&h=450" alt="" title="pop-top-lampshade-01" width="600" height="450" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-100045" /> <img src="http://makezineblog.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/pop-top-lampshade-02-600x450.jpg?w=600&h=450" alt="" title="pop-top-lampshade-02" width="600" height="450" class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-100047" /> My project this week is “by request.”
So, I stumbled on this tutorial the other day and felt inspired. I don't happen to have a spindle, or any yarn making experience but I thought I might want to try making some decorative twine out of an old magazine I had sitting around. What you see here is the result. I made a little card to wrap my twine around out of a cereal box.
Photo Used Under a Creative Commons License - Copyright © Limonada Photo Used Under a Creative Commons License - Copyright © Limonada Lost in a stack of magazine piles? Does your periodical collection make you a nominee for the tv show Hoarders?
Looking for the Faux Metal Wall Art? Since this project was originally published on The Sitcom in December 2010, it has been my most popular project by far. Who knew that a bunch of toilet paper tubes and an idea would become so big? You can now find the full tutorial and FREE patterns on Suzys Artsy Craftsy Sitcom here: Faux Metal Wall Art
Look closely! Yes way! Michelle Brand , an eco-designer from Manchester in the UK, repurposes the bottoms of discarded plastic soda bottles to create these breathtakingly beautiful decorative light fixtures, lamp shades, curtains, room dividers, and more.
Cooked and Smushed just how I like them One the major design elements in the hair bows I create are the emblems. The metal in each is actually from a bottle cap and there are a few steps that have to be done in order to get them ready for use.