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Φασκόμηλο - Βότανα της ελληνικής γης: Χρήσιμες συμβουλές και μυστικά - Φωτογραφικά αφιερώματα μόνο για γυναίκες και μόνο στο MSN.GR. Σουσάμι - Τροφές για αποτοξίνωση: οι 10 καλύτερες. Γλυκό - Εννιά σνακ που καταπολεμούν το λίπος - Φωτογραφικά αφιερώματα μόνο για γυναίκες και μόνο στο MSN.GR. Paper Dogwood Flowers - Martha Stewart Good Things. 53 Cherry Blossom Branch. Thursday, 4 March 2010 by Irene Hoofs Cherry Blossom Branch by Kristen Sutcliffe from New House Project Cherry blossom season is coming up in Japan, so I thought I would make something to remember that.

I am always missing Japan. I made two different versions. What You'll Need:*Pink paper (thin paper will be easier to fold)*Tape*Scissors*Bare branches*Vase or frame Step One:If you are not using origami paper, cut your paper into squares. I used two different sizes of squares, 3 in. and 2.5 in.Step Two:Cut your branches to a size that will suit the frame or vase that your will be using.Step Three: Fold your squares into cherry blossoms. ..New House Project..

Cherry Blossom Art from a Recycled Soda Bottle. Pink blossoms will soon appear on trees, and the National Cherry Blossom Festival starts on March 20. In 1912 the city of Tokyo, Japan, gave Washington, D.C., a beautiful gift of 3,000 cherry blossom trees. This year celebrates the 100th anniversary of that gift. Make cherry blossom artwork with a recycled 2-liter soda bottle as a stamp! Here are the detailed instructions. Start by using dark paint to paint a branch on poster board. I cut this piece of poster board in half lengthwise because I want it to look more like an art panel than a poster. Once the branch is painted, let it dry before continuing with the stamping. Now let’s do the stamping. The bottom of 2-liter soda bottle has five points like the five petals of a cherry blossom. Press the plastic bottle on the poster board, then lift up.

Top ten hostels in Europe | Gadling.com - StumbleUpon. Staying in a hostel in Europe is a rite of passage for budget-conscious travelers making their way around the continent. This is particularly the case for budget-conscious younger travelers. Here are ten hostels across Europe that either receive particularly high user-review grades or are notorious enough in one or another way to be noteworthy.

St. Christopher's at the Winston, Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Winston presents itself as "an interactive museum of modern art. " However it refers to itself, it is without question one of the most dynamic budget hotels in Europe, with a few hostel-style dormitory rooms on offer. It's got a restaurant on the premises and a nearby nightclub, and is aesthetically far more exciting that your average hostel. Långholmen, Stockholm, Sweden. Good Bye Lenin, Krakow, Poland. Balmers, Interlaken, Switzerland. Meininger, London, United Kingdom. Oops! Hostel Archi Rossi, Florence, Italy. Kadir's Tree Houses, Olympos, Turkey. The Pink Palace, Corfu, Greece. DIY Planter Box Centerpiece. Hey friends! After finishing my mirrors in the dining room, my table started to look naked!

So… I dressed her up today. This is a super easy project and I LOVE the results! This is the wood I used for the project… 2 – 1x6x4 whitewood boards 1- 2×4 stud Total for wood was under $10… Yippee! I also used Gorilla Wood glue to attach it all together. I cut my 2×4 the same length as my other 2 boards (4ft) I used wood glue and nails to attach the 1×6′s to the 2×4 like this… Then I cut 2 small pieces of from my stud to finish off the sides. I made some dings all around the whole box, and I also used some furniture upholstery nails around the whole thing because I like the way they look. I decided to try a new product out to finish my box. It’s Rust-Oleum Ultimate Wood Stain. I LOVED it. The Rust-Oleum stain dries in no time. It’s also much less stinky and sticky than the others I have used. Once it dried I was all finished. I used the 12 ounce sauce bottles from their site (SAU12) What do you think??

Persephone Magazine | Blog | The Lazy Lady's Guide to DIY: Hanging Herb Garden - StumbleUpon. At some point near the middle of March, I always decide that I’m “done” with winter. The sweaters and jackets get pushed to the back of the closet, the flip flops come out, and I inevitably freeze my butt off for several weeks until the weather catches up with my warm-weather state of mind.

Likewise, my cravings for fresh herbs and veggies are always a little ahead of the season. Growing your own herbs is a great way to save money and avoid buying too much at a time and letting most of it go to waste. If it’s still too cold to plant outside where you are (or if you’re short on space!) This hanging herb garden is the perfect project to get you in gear for spring. What you’ll need: Tin containers with snap-on plastic lids (tea, cocoa, and coffee cans are a good bet), coat hangers, pliers, scissors, herbs (I bought basil, rosemary, dill, and cilantro for about $2.50 each), masking tape, coffee filters, a nail, a hammer, X-acto knife, scrap fabric or paper, and glue or spray adhesive. Candles in Seashells -- Martha Stewart Crafts - StumbleUpon. Jewelry Organizer (and a giveaway) - Create-Celebrate-Explore - StumbleUpon.

UPDATE PART 2: My Jewelry Organizer won the Elmer's Spring Creation Contest. I'm absolutely thrilled. Aside from receiving a visa gift card for winning, I also had the privilege of drawing 3 more winners from the comments via random.org to each receive an Elmer's DIY kit. The winners were: April, Barbara (VinoLuci), and Bestie. UPDATED: This giveaway has closed. The winners as drawn by random.org are wendyp, JulieB and Miranda Taylor. You will all be receiving emails from me shortly. Remember when I made the jewelry organizer for Marisol's bedroom? I'm always up for a good challenge, especially when it comes to crafting and decorating so I happily accepted and set to work making this: Cause, mama didn't have a pretty jewelry organizer, and instead her jewelry looked a little like this: Yes, I'm hiding my head in shame. In my head I knew how I wanted to organize it, but it was a matter of finding the right supplies.

But it obviously needed a lot of work. Now we are onto the fun part. Wire Wrapped Tree Of Life Ornament | How To | Cut Out. DIY Capiz Shell Chandeliers -Cant believe theyre faux! - StumbleUpon. To make a capiz shell chandelier is time consuming, but so worth the effort! Just take a look at these examples and find out how to make a show stopping faux capiz shell chandelier for as little as $9! This is the very popular West Elm Capiz Shell Chandelier installed in the bedroom at Vintage Mint. And an even dreamier version! This one had been on Susan’s wish list for a long time, but it was out of her price range. Then a tutorial popped up in the blogsphere.

A DIY Faux Capiz Shell Chandelier posted on Design Sponge. So Susan and some of her friends got together to make the faux chandelier. You can find the full tutorial on Susan’s blog here. Then, her husband installed hooks to the ceiling and hung the capiz chandelier. Here it is with the light on. And this is Amy's faux capiz shell chandelier, one of Susan's friends. And another masterpiece here! DIY Faux Curled Rosewood Wreath {Made From Rolled Recycled Book Pages} - StumbleUpon. I have seen various versions of Faux Rosewood Wreaths in just about every store and catalog for the upcoming season; most with a price tag running upwards of $40 or more. Some are crafted of paper and other of real wood shavings. Last year I made a few rolled flower gift toppers from recycled book pages and they remind me so much of the curled wood roses I thought they would make a good substitute.

{with a much lower price tag} Materials Needed:Foam Wreath FormRecycled Book PagesLots of Hot GlueRibbon to Hang The full step by step tutorial I posted last year can be found {here}.Basically you layer three book pages together and draw a spiral circle. Starting with the outside of the spiral, roll the paper inward to create the flower shape. Give the wreath form a light coat of white {or light color} spray paint to help camouflage any see-through spaces. It seriously takes quite a few roses to fill the entire wreath, however I think the finished project has such a unique look.

{Simply Lovely} - StumbleUpon. I feel melty. | Light&Spoon - StumbleUpon. EDIT 11/5/2012: We are no longer selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop. We are now focusing on a new jewelry project, so please check that out and we hope you enjoy the tutorial below! Edit: We are now selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop! If you have questions about commissioning your own artwork, please see the shop or email us at lightandspoon@gmail.com. Here’s our contribution to the melted crayon craze on Pinterest.

Anyway! He filled in in with marker, and then we taped some saran wrap around a piece of cardstock to make a run-off barrier for the top of the umbrella. We pulled out all the blues and greys from three boxes we got on sale for $2.50 each at A.C. Then it was just a matter of putting the crayons through the gun–the pretty-but-stupid impulse-buy glue gun that barely works, so I didn’t ruin my good one.

The hardest part was removing the guard and fixing the wax around it. Yay! Like this: Like Loading... Artist Silvia Pelissero - watercolor paintings - StumbleUpon. Posted on August 16, 2011 in Illustration If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed or follow us on Facebook or Twitter . Thanks for visiting! Rate this Post (12 votes, average: 4.75 out of 5) Loading ... So... Check this out on our Partner Network.

Decorative Paper Lanterns - Martha Stewart Crafts - StumbleUpon. Exercise & Muscle Directory - StumbleUpon. Watch Sebastians Voodoo/?ref=/winner animated video on aniboom. Μανιταρόσουπα βελουτέ. Μανιταρόσουπα εύκολη και νόστιμη. Lauren peralta. 05.jpg (PNG Image, 512 × 294 pixels) How To Make Perfect Brownies | How To Cook Like Your Grandmother - StumbleUpon.

I’ve tried lots of brownie recipes: Boxes, scratch, frosted, plain, nuts, chips, fudge … Each of them has something to like, but depending on my mood I might want a change of pace. Not any more. My wife found this recipe, and it’s perfect. I’m done looking. This is the brownie recipe that I’ll use from now on. Ingredients 1½ cups sugar ¾ cup flour ¾ cup cocoa powder (see note below) 3 eggs ¾ cup butter, melted ½ teaspoon salt (if using unsalted butter) ¾ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (see note below) Directions A NOTE ON CHOCOLATE: You’ll notice the list of ingredients is very short. The assembly is about as easy as you can get. Do this by hand, until the dry ingredients are just incorporated into the wet, and stop. Stir in the chocolate chips.

Line a 9×13 baking dish with parchment. Pour the batter and spread it out. Bake at 325° for 20-30 minutes. Very carefully lift the parchment out of the baking dish. Peel the edges and let cool for a few minutes before slicing. Like this recipe? Suspending Water Without a Cup Trick - CollegeHumor Video - StumbleUpon. MAIN : Marion Bolognesi - StumbleUpon. MARCONI UNION - WEIGHTLESS by Just Music label.

Explore more. Web pages, photos, and videos | StumbleUpon.com. A Stunning DIY Rope Rug! » Curbly | DIY Design Community « Keywords: DIY, Craft, Inspiration, rugs. From 3D maze rugs to eco-friendly bathmats to room-sized chevron rugs, we've shared quite a few DIY flooring projects here on Curbly. But this rope and pompom rug definitely takes the cake when it comes to originality and, well, straight up pizazz! The original rug pictured was created as part of a window display for clothing brand Free People, but after heeding cries from fans and patrons, they decided to share a tutorial for making your own. Lucky us, right? Whether you choose to use it as a runner in a hallway or give it the wall hanging treatment as a piece of textile art, there's no denying that it'll add some serious flair to your home. Here's what you'll need: a large piece of cardboardblack markerscissorsrope in various sizes and colorsneon twinepompoms Hit up the Free People blog when you're ready to tackle your own colorful rope rug!

[via Ohdeeoh / via The Wool Acorn] Psst: Looking for instant gratification? Scrap Cardboard Lamps by Graypants. Seattle based conceptual design studio, Graypants , created these incredible pendant lamps that are laser-cut from repurposed cardboard boxes and hand assembled. Founded in 2008 in Seattle, the company creates all sorts of products, architecture and other fun things, operating teams in Seattle as well as in Amsterdam. Prices range from $129 to $1399, as well as the sizes, from 8″ to 36″. Each piece is made to ordered and, because they are handcrafted, can slightly vary in shape and size. International shipping is available and you can shop for these awesome lampshades online. (All products available at Graypants ) Unfortunately we haven't found related articles. Tags: Cardboard , cardboard art , cardboard furniture , cardboard lamps , Corrugated cardboard , Graypants , lampshades.

DIY Project: JuJu Hat Tutorial | flutterflutter.ca. This is What You Will Need: Thick Wool Yarn (aprox. 1/2 ball for small, 1+ for large)Scissors or X-acto knifePoster board or Thick card stockStaplerDouble sided tapePopsicle sticks or Chopsticks STEP ONE: The Backer Trace and cut a circle out of poster board. Then cut out a 1/2″ – 1″ hole in the center of that circle, depending on whether you’re doing a large or small hat. Next, cut from the outside edge of the circle to the inner circle, as shown. I used a dinner plate as a template for tracing my circle. (10.75″ diameter (1″ center hole)). STEP TWO: The First Layer Cut the yarn aprox. 1″ longer than the diameter of your circle backer. To figure out how much yarn you need to cut for the first layer, just hold it on top of the circle, spread it out like a fan, and see if there are any hollow areas. Once you’ve established that you have enough yarn to fill your circle, use a piece of yarn to tie the bundle in the middle. STEP THREE: Additional Layers STEP FOUR: Attach to the Back.

Stuff to Make in my Old Age / literally, there are over 20 flower tutorials here. DIY Doily Lamp. A bit of green :: Crafts :: Plastic Cup Lamp - StumbleUpon. Now that my university is closed for winter holidays, I finally have more free time to do all the crafty things I’ve been wanting to. One of these is a lamp made from plastic cups I’ve seen at taf, the art foundation, in the Monastiraki region in the center of Athens. When I first saw it at taf, I was amazed; I looked closely and I couldn’t believe my eyes! The object itself is so peculiar, modern and alien-like it could be in any design exhibition.

With my best friend’s birthday coming up, I decided to make it myself and give it to her as a gift. It turns out it was the easiest craft I’ve even done, the epitome of DIY objects! Disclaimer: There have been some concerns about the safety of this construction (see the comment of user “when” below for example). We only use this lamp when we’re at home, so we have it under surveillance. I only needed a couple of things: That’s all you will need. Start stapling the cups together as shown. Staple again and again and again… …to this! How to Make Tree Art {artwork. How to Create a Rope Room Divider – TipJunkie Decorating. Ball Jar Lights - StumbleUpon. Stuff to Make in my Old Age / 22812010_H0MUe6ZU_b.jpg (JPEG Image, 192x256 pixels) How to Make a Vintage Inspired Wood Crate {wood finishing. Cheap Metal Hooks Turn Sticks to DIY Wooden Coat Hangers | Designs &Ideas on Dornob - StumbleUpon.

Spoon Sunburst Mirror {diy mirror. Stuff to Make in my Old Age / DSC_4123a.jpg (425×640) DIY: Hanging Outdoor Bed.