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DIY Organic Sugar Scrub Recipe. Movie Inspired Craft: Snail Shell Candles. I love a good movie.

Movie Inspired Craft: Snail Shell Candles

Some movies have scenes so inspiring, tragic, or just so well-staged, that they are tattooed into my eyeballs forever after seeing them. The English Patient came out when I was in High School. I’ve seen it dozens of times since then, and one scene in particular has always haunted me. Today’s craft, making snail shell candles, is inspired by that very scene. The Burlap Bag - High Quality Handmade Goods Shop - Austin Texas. November 22, 2011 by Lauren. Cahier de vacances – Transformer son foulard en turban. Vous avez envie de porter ce joli foulard qui va si bien avec votre robe, mais il fait beaucoup trop chaud pour ça ?

Cahier de vacances – Transformer son foulard en turban

LUCSIOUS LOCKS FRIDAY: Head Scarf. Newspaper Nails. A few weeks ago I shared in this post that I learned how to do this amazing thing called "newspaper nails.

Newspaper Nails

" Since I love words, and reading, and books, it has inevitably become my favorite manicure. Want to learn the how-to? First, gather your supplies. You will need white nail polish, newspaper, rubbing alcohol, and clear shiny polish for the top coat. Step one: Grab some newspaper and cut it into pieces big enough to cover your nails. Step two: Paint your nails white. How To Make Paper. Making Handmade Paper in 10 Easy Steps Ancient Egyptians invented the first substance like the paper we know today called Papyrus.

How To Make Paper

Papyrus scrolls were made by taking slices of the inner part of the papyrus stem, flattening then pounded into a hard, thin sheet. The word “paper” comes from the word “papyrus”. The Paper that we know today was invented by Ts’ai Lun in A.D. 105, It is believed that he mixed hemp, mulberry bark, and rags with water, mashed it into a pulp, pressed out the liquid and hung it to dry in the sun. Paper was born and this humble mixture would set off one of mankind’s greatest communication revolutions. Today there is a revival in homemade paper making crafts. Below you will find a simple paper making recipe to get you started. Experiment with different textures and colors after all Ts’ai Lun did! Simple Recipe: Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That. Japanese Kusudama, this tutorial is featured on Craftuts Anyone can do that, I assure you.

Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That

The proof: I can, just take a quick look at my result below. And, believe me, I am neither meticulous nor particularly patient. You could even say I’m the opposite. How to Weave a Paper Ball Ornament. When I was in Thailand, I would see the local people weave palm leaves into beautiful bowls, fans, balls and other amazing things.

How to Weave a Paper Ball Ornament

Gift Ideas for poor creative souls (6) You know how it goes, a friend calls you and invites you to dinner at the last minute. OMG! What gift can you take?! The Hipster Home » Blog Archive » How to Make a Tiny Terrarium in a Light Bulb. Ahoy there Hipster Homers!

The Hipster Home » Blog Archive » How to Make a Tiny Terrarium in a Light Bulb

I’m Julie and I’m the very first guest blogger on this fine site. Today’s project involves breaking stuff, plants, found objects, and miniatures. Fun, right? Fun with moss. Little People - a selection of street installations. Sewing 101: making a pouf. Add a burst of color to your room with this crafty pouf!

sewing 101: making a pouf

At 17” wide and 10” deep, it’s large enough to serve as floor seating or a foot stool. Raised fishbone stitch. 50 Free Apron Patterns You Can Make. Home / Crafts / 50+ Free Apron Patterns You Can Make [Updated 2012] Here’s a treat for Tipnut readers, three free booklets packed full of apron patterns!

50 Free Apron Patterns You Can Make

I’ve scanned, re-typed and organized over 50 vintage goodies from my personal collection and organized them into separate eBooks for you to download (they are in pdf format). Please Note: The files are quite large so they may take a few seconds to load. Tie a Perfect Bow. Let's make a perfect bow by implementing a few good tips.

Tie a Perfect Bow

This is my first video sooo …. patience required … there's lots of room for improvement! Watch it and you will be on your way to making a perfect bow every time. What about you… do you like video tutorials or do you prefer just pictures with written instructions? Go and be pretty, Sara. Leather Pennant Necklace DIY Fashion and Craft Tutorials. I saw a necklace like this on Rebecca's blog a long time ago but I cannot seem to find the photo again! It was really simple, I found little leather scraps, cut triangles, poked holes, and threaded them through an old necklace. Also, these Converse shoes used to be pink. I had them in 7th grade but I haven't worn them in a while because pink is not really my thing at the moment.

Now I wear these shoes ALL THE TIME again. Re-purposing: Tshirts into 5-strand-braided-headbands. I was walking through Target a few weeks ago and noticed this little knit fabric headband that was not just braided together…….but woven. I decided they were charging way too much for something that could be made with t-shirt scraps.

And that means free. So there you have it. A nice and easy project to give my bad-hair-day head some love. (Or you may need one for working out. I kinda love it on my little girl . She always has little hair fly-aways that get into her face…….and this helps with that problem. It even works great with her hair down…..and keeps that hair tucked behind her ears. And yep, good for me too. Thanks little t-shirt scraps. Want to make your own? First, find some old t-shirts. Then, cut your fabric into long strips. Next, stack your 5 strips on top of each other and sew together at one end. Now, pull on each strip of fabric so that they kind of curl on the edges. Felt Flowers.