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15 Cute Projects for a Happy Kitchen | Kitchn. 20 Perfect Paper DIYs – Design*Sponge. One of the things I always find myself with an excess of after any re-organizing project is leftover paper. Old newspapers, magazine clippings, cardboard scraps– they seem to accumulate in the oddest of places and rather than banishing them to the (recycling) curb, I thought it would be fun to find interesting ways to reuse them. So I went through six and a half years of D*S DIY posts to find 20 of my favorite paper-based projects. From paper chandeliers and nite lights to stationery, paper flowers and storage baskets, it’s amazing to see what you can do with some humble paper scraps.

Thanks to all of the clever contributors who came up with these ideas over the past few years! Xo, grace This post is brought to you by Paper to Petal, 75 whimsical flowers to craft by hand. DIY Motel Nite Light: a great way to commemorate a favorite travel destination- or just remind someone subtly that you’d like to be taken to said destination. Oficios: curso de fotografía. BBC Languages – Free online lessons to learn and study with.

DIY & How To do. DIY Leather Coasters. These leather coasters are inspired by the geometric patterns of Islamic tile design. Three beautiful traditional tessellating patterns have been converted to easily followed paper patterns for you. The coasters are double sided and can be used individually for drinks or in a group as a lovely trivet. A quick and easy project, they make a great hostess or housewarming gift! -Natalie The full how-to is after the jump… A note about materials: Leather can be quite expensive, so use re-purposed leather or craft grade hides from a tannery you trust.

Materials -leather – about 14” square for ten 3.5” coasters printed pattern – see below -low tack painter’s tape -self-healing mat -fine utility knife -ruler -scissors -leather protector or acrylic finisher -optional: leather adhesive such as Aleene’s or PVA (polyvinyl acetate) & craft brush -Downloadable Tile patterns (Pattern 1, Pattern 2, Pattern 3) Steps: -Select the tile pattern you would like to reproduce and print to your desired scale. How To Do Things » How To Articles & How To Videos.

HowStuffWorks "Learn How Everything Works!". OpenCourseWare | Free Online Course Materials. Training Session. Community Dashboard. Coursera. Courses. 8 smart organizing tips for the kitchen. DIY Ombre Plum Blossoms from PAPER TO PETAL. Our team has been obsessing over our copy of Rebecca Thuss and Patrick Farrell’s new book, Paper to Petal. Not only is it chock-full of simple and easy ways to create paper flowers (so many of which are great for crafters of all ages) but it’s also brimming with incredible ideas that are slightly more complicated that yield such incredible results. My favorite example is this stunning Ombre Plum Blossoms project from the book that Rebecca and Patrick were kind enough to share with us today. It’s one of 75 projects in the book and would be perfect for setting a fall tabletop without having to clean up berries and pods after dinner.

I can’t wait to tackle this for our office and I hope you guys will give this a spin if you need a fun craft project for the weekend. Ombré Plum Blossoms from PAPER TO PETAL book Tools • Hot glue gun: • Scissors Build Secure all layers with floral tape. 1. How to Turn a Pallet into a Garden. Good news and bad news. I had planned to film a short video showing you how to make a pallet garden, but the weather didn’t cooperate. I was stapling the landscape fabric onto the pallet when it started drizzling and got really windy. That’s the bad news. But I know I promised a tutorial today, so I took photos and have kept my word to share how to make the pallet garden. So keep reading my pallet loving friends, instructions on how to make your own pallet garden are just a few lines away… Find a Pallet The first thing you need to do is–obviously–find a pallet. Don’t just take the first pallet you find.

Collect Your Supplies For this project, you’ll need the pallet you found, 2 large bags of potting soil, 16 six packs of annual flowers (one six pack per opening on the face of the pallet, and two six packs per opening on the top of the completed pallet garden), a small roll of landscape fabric, a staple gun, staples, and sand paper. Get Your Pallet into Shape Let the Stapling Begin! 31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects. Hand Knit Heaven - Hand Knitted Scarves and Shawls. Stencil with freezer paper (harry potter tee) Yes, I am a nerd. I came up with a brilliant idea for a Harry Potter t-shirt and I couldn't resist. "Expecto Patronum! " However, you can make whatever kind of design you want with a freezer paper stencil.

It doesn't have to be Harry Potter related. (Although it would be awesome if it was.) I learned about the joys of freezer paper back in my early college days. Basically, freezer paper is backed with a plastic coating that will stick to soft surfaces when ironed, but it peels off cleanly and easily. To make a sweet t-shirt you will need: paper & pencil a t-shirt an iron a piece of cardboard or poster board fabric paint & brush Start by drawing your design on some regular old paper. My design kept getting bigger, so I taped two sheets together.

Next, place your design underneath a sheet of freezer paper and trace it neatly with a sharpie. The marker gives your lines greater width making it easier to cut them out and paint them in later. Important: Set these shapes aside. Knit Adult Sized Sheep Slippers Knitting Pattern by KweenBee. Crankypants | Hand Knit Longies and Kids Gear.

Longies & Shorties We have taken our three *"Classic Crankypants"* styles and made them available in standard colors and sizes! We have forged a partnership with a Fair Trade Federation certified knitting cooperative in Peru to have the Classic styles made in greater quantities while keeping them hand knit and ethically produced. The cooperative is made up of head of household women who use knitting to support their families. These longies are hand knit using 100% wool from the Peruvian Highlands that has been locally small batch died especially for Crankypants. Every size and style features extra rows knit into the bum to make room for a cloth diaper and a drawstring waist for growing room. 6-12 Months: Waist- 16-18", Rise- 16", Inseam- 8" 12-18 Months: Waist- 17-19", Rise- 17", Inseam- 9" 18-24 Months: Waist- 18'20", Rise-18", Inseam- 10" "All original designs including the Monster Booty and Monkey Booty © Crankypants Knits.

" $80 /Classic Longies Choose quantity at checkout. Extra Large Hand Knit Afghan Blanket in Black and by KweenBee.