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Make a Fog Machine for Your Party for $5. Soda Can Tab Small Pendant Light. How to Make Wrap Bracelets - Turn a DVD Lens into a Cellphone Macro Lens Redux. So, why exactly do you guys have a case of bullets lying around the office?

Turn a DVD Lens into a Cellphone Macro Lens Redux

@Pimanrules: A case? I wish. With ammo prices as high as they are I'd love for a case to just magically appear in the office. Dear Ammo Fairies, I would be very thankful if a whole case of ammo would appear. Love, Jason @ Lifehacker @Jason Fitzpatrick: Thanks to the macro lens it looks as if those are actually reloads, I believe I saw some lands and grooves on the very bottom edge of the slugs. $10 Police Flashlight Hack! Super Macro Your Cellphone Camera With A DVD Lens. I’ll admit, Super Macro Your Cell Phone Camera With A DVD Lens is one weird title.

Super Macro Your Cellphone Camera With A DVD Lens

However, if you just moved to a blu ray DVD player and you’re looking for some good use for your old DVD, cnflikt (who also took the shots for this tutorial) came up with a hack to enable you to take super macro shots with your cellphone. Of course you’ll need a camera phone for that. cnflikt uses the notorious, yet old-skooled K800i, but any camera phone will work here.

First thing is to get a lens for your camera phone. Decoration with masking tape in Crafts for decorating and home decor. Pattern and Video Tutorial: Loom Knit Mesh Bag. Loom Knit Mesh Bag by Kristen at GoodKnit Kisses 41 peg (or new 40 peg in pink) Knifty Knitter Extra Large Round Loom - Yellow 3 pegs of Spool Loom Skill Level: Beginner, level up Uses: Personal size Mesh bag for the beach or shopping.

Pattern and Video Tutorial: Loom Knit Mesh Bag

Fits 6 foot rolled up towel, swimsuit, sandals, water & sunscreen. Yarn: 1 ball nylon crochet thread 90-100 yards. Mad in crafts: Dollar Store Plastic Animal Bookends. First of all, thank you so much to all of you who voted on the first round of So You Think You’re Crafty.

mad in crafts: Dollar Store Plastic Animal Bookends

Weren’t the projects fantastic? I have my work cut out for me in this competition! My animal bookends didn’t quite take first place, but I was ecstatic to see how many people liked my project the best. Besserina’s adorable Flour Sack Outfit received the most votes and for great reason. Be sure to check out the tutorial for her project on the SYTYC blog. Under The Table and Dreaming. Some $20 gifts 05 – A gear clock. Make Chalk Rocks and Homemade Chalk Board Paint.

Shabby Canvas Wreath Tutorial-Halloween Style. Universal lamp shade polygon building kit. I saw a lampshade made out of the shape below at a friend's house, so I traced the shape and made my own. the lamp i saw used thin plastic for the pieces.

Universal lamp shade polygon building kit

I believe the original design for this lamp was done over 30 years ago by the firm Iqlight, they sell pre-cut parts in case you do not want to make the parts yourself. Below is the shape as an image, and i've also attached a DXF file. You will need sheets of paper or plastic that allow light to get through. The stiffness of your material determines how large your pieces can be - stiffer material for larger pieces and larger lamps, thinner material for smaller pieces and smaller lamps. House diorama. Left: The actual house, Right: The paper diorama I always ALWAYS forget to photograph these before I put them under glass.

house diorama

Then I have to deal with the ever present glare and reflection of myself in the glass. Erg. Sorry. Record Lampshade. Tea-time – Tea Steeper Design by Pengtao Yu. Timely Steeping I am in love with the Tea-time tea steeper for its intuitive design and simplistic interaction between tea leaves, water and steeping time!

Tea-time – Tea Steeper Design by Pengtao Yu

A flipping action, akin to starting the timer, sets the tea making process into action. Loose tealeaves and hot water do their steeping business and the ready tea slowly trickles down to the bottom beaker. The timer/filter hold back the leaves and your cuppa is ready to sip! A point to note is that designer Pengtao Yu has used a spring loaded timer to keep the product low-tech and traditional.

Repurposed - Clock into Kinetic Wall Art. Free Craft Projects & Ideas. Turn Photo Negatives Into Artsy, Personalized Lamps. Landee See, Landee Do: Thumbtack Vase Fillers. Make and share step-by-step craft tutorials.

Knitting Pattern Central - Free Women's Dresses and Skirts Knitting Pattern Link Directory. Eye on Fashion: Couldn't wait, i had to wear Lanvin now! I was one of the lucky bloggers who could wear the Lanvin collection before the others, touch the fabrics, take the pictures, have them as a gift, neither Madonna or Jlo could have them in advance.

Eye on Fashion: Couldn't wait, i had to wear Lanvin now!

Before I Die. What matters most to you Interactive public art project that invites people to share their personal aspirations in public.

Before I Die

After losing someone she loved and falling into depression, Chang created this experiment on an abandoned house in her neighborhood to create an anonymous place to help restore perspective and share intimately with her neighbors. The project gained global attention and thanks to passionate people around the world, over 1000 Before I Die walls have now been created in over 70 countries, including Kazakhstan, Iraq, Haiti, China, Ukraine, Portugal, Japan, Denmark, Argentina, and South Africa. Dismount Creative – M&J Challenger 2! StitchPunk. This Emilio Pucci coat was about $2,200, but it has already sold out.


Yikes! You have to admit it’s pretty, but it’s not a price tag many of us can grab at. However, there is a DIY alternative that’s much more easily in the budget this year… There is a very similar coat still available over at Forever 21 for about 50 bucks, and a quick search on ebay reveals quite a few more like it for reasonable prices.