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$5 in Paris (KUAS Original Pattern) Original knitting pattern by Anna Maliszewski Updated 8/27/13 English, French & Spanish Have you ever just wanted to make a quick and inexpensive raglan tee that is fluffy-soft without breaking the bank?

$5 in Paris (KUAS Original Pattern)

Well say "bonjour! " and dig those needles and Caron Simply Soft yarns out from your stash and you'll be finished before you can mutter, "Je l'adore! " SIZES: Small, Medium and Large Raglan Measurements: Small= approx. 32.5mm wide 59mm long Medium=39mm wide 59mm long Large= approx. 45.5mm wide 59mm long **NOTE for size upgrades: 12sts adds 2.5'' Materials: Yarn: Crayola Wall Art. My mom is a preschool teacher.

Crayola Wall Art

Bath Fizzies. Ice-cube trays serve as molds, giving the fizzies their shape.

Bath Fizzies

Using a flexible silicone model lets you slide the cubes out smoothly without breaking them. Show off the colors of the bath fizzies in glass jars with screw tops, the kind used for storing sugar and flour. Pack each type of fizzy in a separate jar so the scents won't meld. All Natural Graffiti Made from Moss – Crafting a Green World. I just love a DIY urban beautification project!

All Natural Graffiti Made from Moss – Crafting a Green World

Whether we’re talking about Kintta’s yarn graffiti or using seedbombs to spread greenery to blighted spaces, I’m struck by how much a little color can impact the urban landscape. Moss graffiti art and moss carvings definitely fall under this umbrella. Moss Graffiti Art Unlike spray paint, moss graffiti art is all natural and healthy to work with. You can paint words or images, and the moss fills in like magic! In your blender, combine: One can of cheap beer or 1 1/2 cups buttermilkA few handfuls of mossOne teaspoon of sugar. Handmade Salt Pouches For The Shower Or Bath.

I love salt scrubs, especially this time of year when I want to slough off the dead skin from winter, and I equally love bath salts for the skin softening ingredients in them – but more often than not I find myself in the shower.

Handmade Salt Pouches For The Shower Or Bath

These pouches are perfect for combining both bath salt and salt scrub into an exfoliating pouch I can bring into the shower, and they are simple to make. Fabulous Find Friday with Bev!! - Blog Tiffany. A cabin in the mezzanine for the garden - Living with You. DIY Macro Lens. Mi Vida Loca: How To Glitter A Concrete Floor. Glowing Outdoor Orbs. O.K.

Glowing Outdoor Orbs

Get ready for it … this one’s a doozy. Doozie? Doosey. It’s a humdinger. It looks high end with a side of huge impact, It costs next to nothing, And even if being “handy” to you means replacing your regular lightbulbs with eco-friendly ones … you’ll be able to do this in 3 minutes flat. Opaque glass shades found at second hand store … Mini Lights from Christmas … Message inside an egg in Craft ideas for original gifts and presents. The first step to empty the egg is making two small holes in the oposite corners of the raw egg using a needle.

Message inside an egg in Craft ideas for original gifts and presents

Now it's question of patience: the content of the egg will fall when it dumps. If we fail we can enlarge the hole in the bottom and blow through the top hole, being careful not to put too much pressure to avoid breaking the shell. When it's completely empty, wash it gently to remove excess and let dry. The next step is to paint to your liking with plastic paints or watercolors. While the paint dries, write our message in a thin strip of paper, roll up and introduce it through the largest hole of the egg (bottom). The final step is to find a nice box and carefully wrap it as a gift and surprise them all! Flowers in hanging glass bottles in Crafts for decorating and home decor.

Imagine an ethereal and colorful atmosphere over your head ... this is the idea to make your wedding, party or celebration different.

Flowers in hanging glass bottles in Crafts for decorating and home decor

Roses, tulips, petunias, peonies, sunflowers ... everything fits into these suspended bottles. Wrapping the wire around the neck of the most beautiful bottles we have and fix them at some higher level support, we will make this magical effect becomes true. Images: Rock My Wedding, Ruffled Blog. Confetti Invitations + Template. Mar 14 I made this prototype for a couple who needed save-the-dates for a wedding.

Confetti Invitations + Template

We ended up doing something else but these turned out so cute I thought I would do a tutorial on how to make them. These little tubes shoot a little burst of confetti when you twist them. The problem is they are usually ugly and the confetti inside them is usually poor quality (like five little sad strands.) So what we did here is strip the label, disassemble the spring mechanism. House of Smith's: Hanging Roses Flower Ball Tutorial. I was browsing blogs a couple weeks back and found a post about these great hand made crepe paper roses on this cute scrapbooking blog!

House of Smith's: Hanging Roses Flower Ball Tutorial

Homespun with Heart The second I saw them I KNEW what I was gonna do! I have had these Styrofoam ball forms for a while now, and thought I would do cute flowers all over them, and hang them in the twins' room. But sadly, the flower idea was pretty expensive. Shoe Sugar Month: Day 17 Insole Heaven. One of the downsides to buying shoes at the thrift store is that they often don't have the prettiest insoles.


Sewing. Princesses. Redecorating.