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Scribd. Aunt Betty's 1-2-3 Cake. I just love when friends and family send me new things they have found and they invite me to try them too.

Aunt Betty's 1-2-3 Cake

My husband's Aunt Betty sent me this a few weeks ago and I just got around to trying it out and it is a WINNER!! You could even make this up and give a Christmas gifts either the whole recipe or in a small glass jelly jar with the directions to make more and how to mix up and bake. As a quick and lightly laden (calorie wise) desert it is a find. NOTE: I do not make any claims regarding calorie or weight watchers points because it would vary according to what brand and what flavors of cake mix you are using. Others have made statements in the notes sections and I have no way to know if any or all are accurate so please beware. You simply assemble as follows: 1 box Angel Food cake mix 1 box any flavor cake mix 2 T. water Directions: Using a large plastic bowl with a tightly fitting lid or a large zip lock bag, combine the two boxes of cake mix stirring or shaking well.

Survival Bracelet (Updated!) Use Boiling Water to Make a Perfect Wine Bottle Cut. Home. Marta Amerson / Pinterest. Chalkboard Cookie Tin. Cut a bottle into half with just a string and nail polish remover. Become Rich and Wealthy Home » Scientific tricks. » Cut a bottle into half with just a string and nail polish remover.

Cut a bottle into half with just a string and nail polish remover.

Cut a bottle into half with just a string and nail polish remover. Here is an amazing science trick for you to cut a bottle into half just by using a Bottle , a string and a nail polish remover. This trick works by simple laws of thermodynamics and properties of glass. watch this video and try yourself cutting a bottle into half using a string.

All you have to do is get a bottle , dip a string into nail polish remover , tie the string to the bottle , fire the string and allow some time for fire to generate enough heat and then instantly dip the bottle in water. You will be more clear by watching this video: Popular Searches: About the author More posts by admin | Visit the site of admin Share this article =>Top 10 Web Hosts<= Favourite Posts Categories Tag Cloud Copyright © 2014 Home. Home. Make an iPad or eReader Case from a Recycled Book » Man Made DIY. This afternoon, the internet is all abuzz about the unveiling of the iPad 3, with its 4G LTE support and new home buttonless design.

Make an iPad or eReader Case from a Recycled Book » Man Made DIY

If you'll be standing in line to get a new one, or are simply interested in a unique, handmade an recycled solution to house your current tablet or eReader, then you've got to check out this genius how-to from Italian maker Mattia. It's a great way to get a quality case for much less than you'd pay for new. You can find old leather-bound books at the secondhand shop for a dollar or two, whereas new leaterh cases start at $30-40. Plus, you get loads and loads of character. Make an iPad or Kindle Case from an Old Book and Sugru. Making a Mosquito Trap. To keep mosquitoes from ruining a picnic or camping trip, it is nice to have an enticing trap to lure them away from you.

Making a Mosquito Trap

This guide is about making a mosquito trap. Solutions Read and rate the best solutions below by giving them a "thumbs up". Tip: Making a Mosquito Trap Because mosquitoes are attracted to the CO2 we breathe out, I started looking for ideas that used CO2 as the bait for the mosquito trap. I found a cached link on Google here. Thanks to the students for their hard work on this project. Supplies: 1 2 liter soda bottle a sharp knife black paper tape candy thermometer Take a 2 liter soda bottle. Make a simple sugar syrup. Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 2 cups cool water 1 tsp. active dry yeast Directions: Bring 1 cup of the water to a boil.

Dissolve the sugar into the boiling water. Once the sugar is dissolved completely, remove the pan from the heat. Be sure to seal the two parts of the bottle with the tape. By Susan Sanders-Kinzel Tip: Vinegar and Sugar Water For Mosquitoes. How to Make a Terra Cotta Flower Pot Bird Bath. You've seen them in magazines, on television and in books. Well, hunt no further. Here are complete instructions for you to make your own Terra Cotta Flower Pot Bird Bath.

Your best bet for decorating terra cotta that will be used outdoors is Patio Paints. I know they are a little pricey, but they are fade resistant, non-toxic and designed for outdoor use. Patio Paints also make a clear, non-toxic sealant that will protect your handiwork. Another option for protecting your work would be a water-based polyurethane. For the saucer of your bird bath, try to find a waterproof type that won't require any treatment inside the bowl, where the water will go. One each, 12", 14", and 16" terra cotta flower pots One - 20" diameter clay saucer. Paints in assorted colors suitable for your design. Patio Paint Clear Gloss Sealant or some other water based sealant for sealing the painted surfaces of your project. Oil based polyurethane for sealing the insides of the flower pots. Make Chalk Rocks and Homemade Chalk Board Paint.

I recently saw these Chalkboard Rocks from Pottery Barn that you can write on with chalk and thought…”I can make those!” So I did! I had been wanting to paint something with chalk board paint (which has been all the rage on the craft blogs the past several months) to try out a homemade chalk paintrecipe I found while browsing Martha Stewart’s site a while back. So I set out to make chalkboard paint. Home Made Chalkboard Paint If you haven’t noticed, Chalkboard Paint is pretty expensive.

Then you will need to simply mix 1 cup of paint and 2 Tablespoons of grout. I really love the look of these black chalk board rocks. What would you like to use your chalk board paint for? Looking for some ways to use your new Chalk Board Paint? Chalk Board Mugs Chalkboard T-Shirts Chalkboard Purse/Book Chalkboard Notebook and Party Cups 98.6Kstumbleupon. DIY: Mercury Glass. {I finally tried this, you can see my results here} I'm catching up on a little light magazine reading because I'm finally DONE with finals this semester and that's about all I have the energy for!

DIY: Mercury Glass

I'm so happy, but incredibly beat! Anyway, I saw this idea in Martha Stewart Living to make your own Mercury Glass and really want to try it. Besides looking really simple to do, I love that I can upcycle my old clear vases into a little arrangement that looks nice, like this: All you need is a couple of clear vases or votives, a spray bottle with water and mirror paint. Clean your vase or votive then cover the exteriors with paper. I love this idea! Has anyone tried this before?

_lh8ks0EpoC1qbuq0to1_r1_500.jpg (JPEG Image, 409 × 700 pixels) Sisters. "One Good Thing" by Jillee: Aspirin & Lemon Juice Face Mask. Beauty Secrets From Your Pantry!

"One Good Thing" by Jillee: Aspirin & Lemon Juice Face Mask

For months I have been hearing bits and pieces about how aspirin is actually good for your face???? Really?? As in take two and it won’t hurt so bad when you look in the mirror??? :-) I had no idea what aspirin could actually do for your face until I finally stumbled across this “beauty secret” from Doctor Oz! I don’t watch his show and haven’t read any of his books….but every time I run across something of his online…I have never failed to be impressed!

Since starting the Oil Cleansing Method of washing my face last month…overall I am MUCH happier with how my skin feels. Well, if Doctor Oz is to be believed, (I have no reason NOT to believe him at this point!) And the ingredients couldn’t be simpler! Dr Oz Aspirin and Lemon Juice Flawless Skin Home Remedy: Ingredients: - non-coated aspirin (coated is fine too, just takes longer to dissolve.) - fresh lemon juice - baking soda Instructions: 1. Simple huh? Here are a few question/answers that might be helpful: Crochet a Flower Accent - free pattern. Flower Accentby Mimi Alelis, copyright 2011Attach this flower accent onto a button on your clothes or accessories.

Crochet a Flower Accent - free pattern

The center hole is oval-shaped so the flower doesn't easily slip-off. Materials: Cotton thread, size 10 Crochet hook size 2mm Finished Measurement: Approximately 1 3/4 inch in diameter, fits a button 1/2 inch or smallerFlower Ch 8, join with sl st to form a ring. Rnd 1: Ch 1, working in ring, 1 sc, 1 hdc, 4 dc, 1 hdc, 2 sc, 1 hdc, 4 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, sl st on the 1st sc. (16 sts) Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st, (Ch 3, skip one st, sc on next st) repeat around, join. (8 ch-3 loops) Rnd 3: [(Sc, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sc) in ch-3 loop, sl st in sc] repeat around, join. (8 petals) Rnd 4: Ch 1, still facing front, work the next stitches at the back of rnd 3 petals, (sc on the next available st from rnd 1, ch 5) repeat around, join. (8 ch-5 loops) Rnd 5: (Sc, hdc, 5 dc, hdc, sc) in each ch-5 loop around, join. (8 petals) Rnd 7: Repeat rnd 5. Just Another Sock Monkey Hat Pattern. I've been wanting to post all week about how interesting my life is and all the interesting things that I do, not related to crochet.

Just Another Sock Monkey Hat Pattern

But I realized life is pretty boring. I don't have a lot to blog about. I'm on Twitter and all I talk about is crochet. I seriously need a life I guess :D With that in mind, I decided to post my Sock Monkey hat pattern. Materials 1 skein Bulky weight yarn (I used Lion Brand Jiffy yarn in Camel Spray) Red, White, and a tiny amount of black yarn Size H & I crochet hooks Yarn needle 2 buttons Size The size in the photo will fit a 4-12 year old This pattern is easily altered to fit any size I used bulky weight.

I forgot to get the gauge before I mailed it out, but I did crochet a little tightly. Pattern With I hook and white, Ch 3 Rnd 1: 7 hdc in 3rd ch from hook (which is the 1st ch made) Join with sl st to the top of first st. (8 hdc) Rnd 2: Ch 2 (counts as first st here and throughout). Rnd 3: Ch 2. Earflap 2nd earflap Attach with sl st and ch 1. Wool Yarn Shop: Homemade Knitting Gift Ideas & alpaca knitting wool from Wool and the Gang Knit Kits & Set Online Store. Baby Bootie Crochet Pattern. Baby Bootie Crochet Pattern Baby Bootie Crochet Pattern What is more rewarding in the world than having your baby dressed in an outfit that has been specially crocheted by yourself like booties or cute sweaters.

Baby Bootie Crochet Pattern

The Art of Crochet you will find is the easiest of all crafts to learn, even for total beginners of using yarn. It takes just an evening to crochet booties and a matching sweater for baby will take a weekend. Baby Booties To make the baby booties just require the basic stitches of : chain stitch (cs), dec (pull up the loop of the next 2 stitches, pull the yarn over then through both of the loops on the hook), and single crochet (SC). 1 Get some worsted weight yarn, equip yourself with a size H hook hook, and start by 5 CS (Chain Stitch). 2 Now 5 SC, two SC in the next stitch; repeat 2 SC in the next stitch, repeat again, 5 SC, 2 SC in the next stitch, SC, 2 SC in the next stitch, SC, and 2 SC in the next stitch. 4 and 5 Even crochet with no increases for these next 2 rounds. Sweater.

Patterns - CAP's Crochet & Crafts. Sweet Pea Tote Bag Designed by Cathy Phillips 2008 Hooks: G for Bag and E/F for Straps Yarn: 672- 680 yds (15.5 oz.)

Patterns - CAP's Crochet & Crafts

Sugar n Cream Cotton yarn or any worsted weight Gauge: 20 sc = 4 in and 19 rows sc = 4 in. Size: 15" x 13" x 3" Bag Rnd 1: 1 sc in second ch from hook; 1 sc in next 39 ch; work 5 sc in last ch; turn corner; working in opposite side of ch, 1 sc in next 39 sts; 4 sc in same ch as first sc of this rnd; slip st into first sc to join. 88 sc around Do NOT turn. Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc 1 in the same sc as slip st, work 1 sc in next 40 sc; in last sc of row; [1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc]; sc in next st; work [1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc] in next sc (2nd corner); 1 sc in next 41 sc, [1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc] in next sc (last stitch in row); 1 sc in next st; [1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc] in next sc (last corner), slip st into first sc of rnd to join. 84 sc and 4 [1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc] groups. Rnd 10: Sc in same st as sl st and in each dc around, sl st to join.

Rnd 11: Dc in next sc and in each sc around, sl st to join. © October 12, 2008. Simple baby booties. Hi Mary, The *'s denote a pattern repeat... saves me having to write out the same bit over and over and makes the pattern a little easier to read. If I were to write out row 3 in full it would read like this: Row 3: ch 1, 12 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc, 14 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc. (44 sc) A little hard to follow for the eyes I think!

Just repeat anything found in the *'s the number of (x) times it says. Best of luck and I hope that helps :) Child hat. Search results for lotion. Mirror Image: How To Make Natural Body Moisturizer. Do-it-yourself decorating allows you to customize your home, apartment, condo, or room with DIY accents that transform your space on a budget without completing a full-scale remodel. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, we guide you… read more Do-it-yourself decorating allows you to customize your home, apartment, condo, or room with DIY accents that transform your space on a budget without completing a full-scale remodel.

Whether you're a beginner or an expert, we guide you with instructions, tutorials, and step-by-step photos for indoor and outdoor projects and room makeovers. We have tips, techniques, and tools to get you started on paint projects, the easiest way to freshen up a space or decor item. But it doesn't stop there! Read less. Homemade Laundry Detergent–Dry and Liquid. Thank you for visiting Little House in the Suburbs.

Please subscribe and you'll get great simple living tips and how-to articles delivered to your inbox, for free! To make your own low-bubbling detergent for both high efficiency and traditional machines, you need four ingredients: Borax, Washing Soda, Soap, and Water Borax and Washing soda can usually be found in the laundry aisle of any good grocery. Pretty much any soap is suitable for laundry use, however, some soaps are so GOOD or so EXPENSIVE that it would silly to buy them for laundry. If you aren’t making your own lard or Crisco soap, or don’t have a bunch of old soap bits lying around, Ivory (25 cents a bar at Walmart for the 16 pack) is your best bet for versatility and price.

Kirk’s Castille is JUST FINE for laundry, but at 1$ a bar, I would never buy it for that purpose. Powdered Laundry Soap: 2 cups finely grated soap (Ivory, Fels Naptha, Zote, homemade, or a combination) 1 cup borax 1 cup washing soda Now, onto the liquid. 1. "One Good Thing" by Jillee: Brand Name Laundry Detergent's "Last Stand"! Angelo Franco,Franco, Oil Paintings, Abstract paintings, Artist,Hudson River Scenes,Floral Bouquets, Abstract Still Lifes,Abstract Florals,Landscapes,Portraits,Hudson Valley Paintings,Oil Paintings, New York Artist,Impressionism,Pointillism,Modern Art,Col. 48x24 Original Modern Abstract Heavy Texture par QiQiGallery.

Wall Art for Sienna's Room. Custom Wedding Printables - Free Wedding Invitations. For Courtney / A time out jar. Shake it up then watch the glitter slowly fall to the bottom. When you are as calm as the glitter in the jar you can come back. Cute idea. Moon Phase Twister - Holy Crickey. Freebies to motivate you. Lazy susan book cabinets. Cloud Lights.

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