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DIY Ring Cones. Share this image Share It Pin It I have a friend who constantly forgets to wear her engagement and wedding rings. She takes them off to wash dishes, to shower, and before going bed. Because she doesn’t wear much jewelry, she often leaves home without them, only to realize they’re missing hours later. I decided to make her ring cones to keep next to the kitchen sink and on her nightstand, as a simple and pretty reminder to put them back on. Order wooden cones here. Tape around the cone and don't worry about it being perfect. After paint has dried, remove tape. Yet Another 12 Mind-Blowing Documentaries To Watch On Netflix.

12 Free Ways to Watch Movies Without Breaking the Law | And Then We Saved. I love the excitement of the movies, the escapism, I even love the smell of that fake popcorn butter that is poured out of what appears to be a gallon jug of butter. Yes, the butter comes out of a gallon jug. (Never watch that part.) But what I don’t love about the movies is the cost of a ticket. At a nationwide average of $8.38 per ticket, a spontaneous jaunt to the movies is out of my budgetary reach. Luckily, there’s a ton of legitimate resources out on the web to get my movie fix. 12 Free, Completely Legit Ways to Watch Movies Without Breaking the Law… 1. Before you jump into the wide world of legitimate online movies, I’d like to suggest Can I Stream It. 2. Amazon Instant Video offers movie and television streaming on a variety of devices. 3. If you haven’t heard of Hulu, you probably just crawled out from under a rock and please let me know if you need medical attention. 4. 6. If you’re more into classic cinema, this website is going to be right up your alley. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

Drop-in: Yoga in the AGO Galleries. ← Back to Courses & Workshops Mondays, 6 – 7 pm (please arrive by 5:45 pm) No classes on holiday Mondays Thursdays, 8 – 9 am (please arrive by 7:45 am) Location: Galleria Italia Instructor: Grace Dubery Individual Sessions: Members $10 | Public $12 5 class pass: Members $45 | Public $54 10 class pass: Members $90 | Public $108 Sunday mornings: 10:15 - 11 am, NO class May 19, June 30, August 4, September 1, October 13, December 22 and 29 Location: Seminar Room 1 in the WFLC Instructor: Eloisa Slimmon-Weber Individual Sessions: Members $10 | Public $12 Experience the AGO like never before! Entrance to the gallery is through the main doors. How to Register Online To book your course online, click the Register Now button. Register Now By telephone To book your course over teh phone, call 416 979 6608 Please note: Members must provide their membership number in order to process requests. Please read the Education Programming Policies. To contact us for more information, please use our Contact Form.

DIY VINTAGE STYLE FRAME. 20th December 2013 Recently my friend Luke Casey (the man behind my recent videos) gave me a print from his Ports & Portholes photography exhibition of amazing photos taken while he was travelling on a ship for 3 months. Immediately I was on the lookout for a way to show it off that was a tad more interesting than my usual IKEA frame option. I decided to do this little DIY inspired by vintage map frames, you know, the roll up ones in most primary school classrooms that had old, yellowed world maps in them. This little project is a very quick and simple one that, incidentally, makes the perfect gift for last minute givers (just leave enough time for the paint to dry!). Pin It FYI, I actually did two versions of this frame.

You need: A picture to frameTwo pieces of wood cut to size ( mine was 2.5cm /1in thick)tape (or magnets)Paint and a paintbrushString or twine. Pin It How to: 1. Pin It 2. Pin It 3. Pin It Voila! Pin It Pin It. 50 DIY Gift Ideas. If you're anything like us you might have a few gifts still left on your to-get list. Why not create something homemade for those final few loved ones this holiday season. So we've put together another huge list of projects here from the blog that could a great, super personal gift. :) You could easily make these Sharpie mugs in less than thirty minutes.

You can use your own personal photos to make a canvas transfer. Sew these mittens from an old or used sweater. Create a wooden trivet set for your favorite home cook. Make these cute stick horses for a special kiddo in your life (or all of your nieces and nephews!). You could easily make these colorful bauble necklaces. Learn to make these sweet bud vases. Use bleach to make a one-of-a-kind shirt or tank top for a friend. You can use old telephones to create these quirky bookends. Make your bestie a couple friendship bracelets. Learn to make this simply A-frame tent.

For the plant lover in your life gift them this lovely cacti planter. Comments. 10 Ways To DIY Your Way Into Fall. Smitten studio // sarah sherman samuel » Blog Archive » DIY garment rack. We have a serious shortage of closet space around here and in the new house it is going to be even less, so I made myself a garment rack that I wouldn’t be ashamed to have out on display. Now my favorite items won’t get lost in the wardrobe abyss.

Here are the supplies needed if you want to try this out for yourself. Supplies: 1: 1/2″ Steel conduit pipe. (if you buy it from a hardware store like Ace or Do it Best, they will cut them down to the size you’d like and also thread them for you) 2: Flat black spray paint 3. 2 floor flanges 4. 2 elbow joints 5. 24 wood screws 6. 4 casters (only 2 shown) 7. wood base (I used an old armoire drawer front but most any wood would work. Mine was approx. 42″ x 14″) Then all you need is to put it all together. Images by Sarah Sherman Samuel Tags: clothing rack, diy, industrial, wardrobe rack. 30 Quick And Cozy Projects To Make This Fall. Pretty and fun: 101 in 1001. Summer Survival Bag. Sometimes it just feels like there’s so much to pull together every time I leave the house: cash, phone, ID, lipstick for me; diapers, wipes, toys, outfit change and snacks for Phoebe…and the list goes on.

But the truth is, being prepared goes a long way towards making me feel sane and organized, and I’m determined to make that feeling extend straight into summertime (with its own unique set of sand-and-sun related needs!) I’ve teamed up with The Honest Company for a series of summertime posts, and today we’re kicking it off with a peek inside my summer survival bag: 1. rattan tote. a new beach bag makes packing fun, and the tribal vibe of this tory burch number makes my heart skip a beat. 2. a hundred summers by beatriz williams. i love ya, iPad, but your glare in the sunshine makes physical novels a poolside necessity. 3. squared sunnies. retro and cool, these let me play movie star for the day. 4 . big dots beach towel. you know you need one, so you might as well make it show-stopping.

2 Cool New Ways To Cut Up A T-Shirt. Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream: Homemade Gift Ideas. How to make homemade shaving cream with coconut oil and shea butter that smells of a delicious rosemary-mint pairing. Great for personalized Christmas gifts or just to pamper yourself. 44K+Around the same time that I started washing my face daily with the Ginger Coconut Oil Body Scrub I had concocted in the kitchen, I also had the revelation that post body scrubbing, you could shave your legs without using shaving cream. Shaving cream and I are lifelong enemies. I have to buy some pretty expensive slathering lotion for it to do its job without leaving me looking like I had a run-in with a barbed wire fence, and I, frankly, am complaining about it. <--me complaining.Shortly thereafter, my husband, who sports a perpetual 5 o’clock shadow (you don’t believe me, just click, click, and click), was distraught when said expensive shave cream ran out, leaving him standing in the shower, the water streaming down with nothing but bar soap and a dull razor to do the job.

Notes: 100 DIY Ideas for the 3-Day Weekend. 13 Ways to Make a Freelance Living. By Colin The Internet has provided freelance writers with a whole new set of prospects for selling their skills. But while traditional markets will always be the main source of freelance writers’ income, it is possible to increase earnings in other markets using a little imagination and ingenuity. Here you will find fourteen markets that are always on the hunt for freelance writers able to produce quality, original writing, on a reliable basis. Scan the job boards often enough, and these are the types of jobs that consistently pop up, many of them with excellent compensation packages. 1. Magazines are the bread and butter of the freelancing writing industry. Wherever your expertise may lie, write about it, and target these markets first. 2. Newspapers are stuffed with columns, reviews, commentary, and articles on subjects that affect every aspect of contemporary society. Getting published as a freelance writer in a newspaper is hard going, though, so start locally. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

15 Side Gigs To Make More Money - And Then We Saved. Marching out of debt requires a lot of energy, there’s no doubt about it. As we discuss here on And Then We Saved, working towards a debt-free lifestyle is not just about reducing your spending. It’s about creating additional income for yourself by getting resourceful… or let’s just go there – downright scrappy. The key is to find ways to monetize the activities that you naturally enjoy doing. Take the “free” out of your free time by sharing your passions to help benefit others and earn extra cash. 15 Side Gigs to Make More Money… 1. Try dog walking, pet sitting, or even pet boarding, meaning you host pets at home. 2. No one can be two places at once. 3. If you enjoy children, I can’t stress this gig enough. 4. We’re not all cut out for landscaping, this is true. 5. Do you live in a destination city? Read about Design Love Fest blogger Bri Emery’s AirBnB experience in Barcelona to see what you can offer guests. 6.

Once a smarty pants, always a smart pants. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 17 Things To Do Today To Make Yourself Proud In A Year. It’s been said that if you can change one bad habit, you’re likely to change another. This list will show you how being responsible pays (literally). In just one year, watch how making these small investments or spending habit adjustments will implement lasting benefits in your lifestyle. You can absolutely have a better life! Might as well start today! 17 Things to do Today That Will Make You Proud of Yourself in a Year… 1. My best college friends and I have made a tradition out of spending St. 2. Peonies are just about the most stunning perennials, or annual blooms, that Mother Nature has to offer. 3. You’ll be happy next year when you have high quality knits, coats, and ski wear come the first snow of next year, especially since you got it for 60% off. 4. You know what threads from last spring and summer you’re willing to part with. 5.

You’ll find that you cook more and dine less if you’ve got an appropriately stocked fridge to work with. 6. Walk when you can walk. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Setting goals + making things happen ( + another free resource ) - CREATE LIKE CRAZY | CREATE LIKE CRAZY. This morning, in my email to the CLC insiders on the new email list ( get on the list right here or in the sidebar under “become a clc insider” ), I talked a bit about goals.

Goals are important for so many reasons. They’ve become important to me recently in allowing me to get through my long list of ideas and actually make them happen. Like I said in the email, I decided to make a change because I realized I was always busy but not always getting the important things done. To make this change happen, I first made a master list of everything I wanted ( and needed ) to get done. Then, I put them in order of priority. Of course, client projects were on top of business/personal projects… that was the easy part. The hard part was figuring out a good plan of action for all of the ideas I have for the CLC resource shop. That’s when I decided to take it a step further and create a goals worksheet for myself ( and for you!

Marilyn’s Library | ES Updates. Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Library Photo by John Florea (Sources: The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe, Christie’s, 1999; The Unabridged Marilyn; others cited) 1) Let’s Make Love by Matthew Andrews (novelisation of the movie) 2) How To Travel Incognito by Ludwig Bemelmans 3) To The One I Love Best by Ludwig Bemelmans 4) Thurber Country by James Thurber 5) The Fall by Albert Camus 6) Marilyn Monroe by George Carpozi 7) Camille by Alexander Dumas 8 ) Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison 9) The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book by Fannie Merritt-Farmer 10) The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald 11) From Russia With Love by Ian Fleming 12) The Art Of Loving by Erich Fromm 13) The Prophet by Kahlil Gilbran 14) Ulysses by James Joyce 15) Stoned Like A Statue: A Complete Survey Of Drinking Cliches, Primitive, Classical & Modern by Howard Kandel & Don Safran, with an intro by Dean Martin (a man who knew how to drink!)

Art Books 84) Max Weber (art book – inscribed to MM by ‘Sam’ – Shaw?) Biography Freud. Design Exchange | Canada's Design Museum. Monoprice 108320 Enhanced Bass Hi-Fi Noise Isolating Earphones, Silver: Electronics. Five Best Earbuds. I tried a bunch of different high end buds recently trying to decide which was my favorite. I gave all of these a shot: Shure SE535: Great fit, but the rolled off highs were annoying...the treble isn't as clear as you'd like it to be, and the bass is lacking. I'm not a bass-nut, but I like to at least "feel" the punch of the bass some. They sound very good, but they are in no way worth their absurd $500 price IMO (I found used in the mid $200s, but ended up not buying them). Klipsch Image x10: They had the biggest bass out of any buds I've ever heard, but the bass totally overpowers the mids and highs, making the sound very muddy.

Ultimate Ears 700: Crystal clear highs and mids, but the bass is lacking. ...and the winner, the Ultimate Ears Triplefi 10's: "Holy shit! " I got the Fischer Audio DBA-02 MKII, a month ago and I've been absolutely loving them. Most headphones can be repaired. what's wrong with them? I've owned everything from Staxx to Grados to a range of ear buds. Osheaga. 30 Creative DIY Ways To Show Off Your Plants. We like it wild: bottle gardens. As much as we love to garden, sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in the day to do it all. If there’s a way we can shorten our to-do list, we’ll take it. This week’s project, a no-fuss recycled windowsill herb garden, has knocked watering the plants off our list. Self-watering planters like these aren’t a new idea; we remember our own childhood craft books that taught us how to poke holes through Dixie cups or invert two liter plastic bottles to grow our own little bean garden.

This grown-up version is much better looking and works great for small herbs and plants. We used beer bottles for ours, but you could make a larger garden with wine bottles too. Although this project may take a little more effort than your average windowsill garden initially, the pay off is worth it for us: we get to usefully recycle bottles, we get fresh herbs we don’t have to dote on, and we get a sparkling window display.

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