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DIY Sliding Knot Bracelet. After visiting the Mediterranean twice this past year, I’ve come to embrace the ubiquity that is the evil eye symbol and have since integrated it into the jewelry repertoire.

DIY Sliding Knot Bracelet

Today I’ll be showing you how to make a sliding knot bracelet with an evil eye charm, which is thought to protect against negative energy and evil powers. And whether you’re superstitious or not, this is a super simple method which can be applied to any connector or charm! You’ll need: Thread 4 inches of cord through one side of the charm. Fold 2 inches of cord back on itself and then again to create a zig zag. Fold an inch of the tip down over the parallel cords. Thread the tip through the opening of the left loop. Push the coil to the right and pull the tip until the knot is tight. 100 Awesome Engineering Projects for Kids. By Kristie Lewis Engineering and fun aren't always two things that kids naturally associate with one another, but there are hundreds of ways to make engineering, physics and design fun and challenging for kids.

100 Awesome Engineering Projects for Kids

Here are 100 great experiments that will let kids construct, play, learn and grow, all while they study the fundamentals of engineering. How to Make a Color Wheel for your Sketchbook. You have probably seen these color wheels in the store.

How to Make a Color Wheel for your Sketchbook

I pull mine out occasionally when designing a project but when I'm out and about painting I need a tool specific to me. One using colors of my palette and on the paper I am using. How to Make a Clay Owl. Every year grade 4 does a book study on Farley Mowat's"Owls in the Family".

How to Make a Clay Owl

Last year they completed macrame owls. This year we decided to do another clay project. Now this owl design has been around for decades, I did a similar one when I was in school, so I'm not claiming ownership. Drink Can Tinwork. Embossed Soda can. Cenika Recycled Soda Can - Coke Coca-Cola Drink Embossed Traditional Christmas Tree Ornament using Cricut or Sissix.

Embossed Soda can

Sainsbury's plastic on Sprite-can Basket. Yarn it. Pop Can Tab Crafts. ЛЕСНИ сърца от хартия за апликация с шаблони. Lisa's Craft Blog: Tutorial: Wire-Wrapped Tree of Life Ornament. Toilet Paper Roll Wall Art « Well that’s a mouthful!

Toilet Paper Roll Wall Art «

So the time has come, it’s Pinterest Challenge time again! DIY Chan Luu Bracelet « My goal this holiday season was to really try my best to make some homemade gifts.

DIY Chan Luu Bracelet «

So far I’m doing pretty well with my wreath, some burlap covered candles, some personalized coasters and this past weekend I gave a try at some jewelry. You may have noticed how wrap bracelets are everywhere lately. Chan Luu bracelets are extremely popular these days. They come in singles and also in wraps. I love love the look of these bracelets. 4fef75ba9d899.jpg (JPEG Image, 521 × 960 pixels) - Scaled (70%) Tutorials. The Definitive Color Wheel. Selecting a color has not always been something that was achieved with just a few clicks.

The Definitive Color Wheel

Color had to be collected from pigments of the earth and then dyed into fabric. You had to collect the berries to make the purple-ish/reds or dirt to get a brown. Color, binds the creative realm together be it graphic design, photography, interior design, textile design, transportation design etc. Of course you can take pictures in black & white or make a logo black with greys but the colors are where we can experience emotion. That emotion ties us to the image, art, design or product. The Lost Principles of Design. In the instant age that design has evolved into recently many of us often stray away from the basics.

The Lost Principles of Design

Fonda LaShay » My Moleskine. DIY Picture Tiles - You Will Never Buy a Photo Frame Again. Lately I’ve been having this huge urge to decorate the house.

DIY Picture Tiles - You Will Never Buy a Photo Frame Again

This is big news. I do not decorate. Arguably, one of the reasons why is because I. absolutely. hate. to. buy. mass. produced. decor. Top 20 Websites No Teacher Should Start the 2010-2011 Year Without. I have to tell you that it was a tough call to make these decisions, especially when we’re talking every teacher no matter what grade level or subject, but I hope that you find a couple of gems to put away in your virtual treasure box. You may have others you’d like to add to the list. Please post them in the comments for all of us to explore.

A great photo editing tool is a must for teachers and I recommend Aviary, LunaPic, Picnik, or BeFunky with some being simpler than others, but all having unique features. Explore all the tools and choose the best option for your skill level. 3782631801_d413a10a89_o1.jpg (JPEG Image, 1024 × 872 pixels) - Scaled (74%) 22 Beautiful Example of Brochure Designs. We received a great response to our readers when we showcase the 60+ Most Beautiful and Creative Business Cards Design a months ago. And today, we made a new list to inspire you and this time its all about Brochure.

A Brochure is a small booklet or pamphlet, mostly containing promotional material or product information. Drawing Lessons - How to Draw the Portrait - Drawing Figure - Drawing Still Life. Guides and References to Drawing Animated Facial Expressions. Digg Facial expressions are a form of nonverbal communication – according to Wikipedia. The Difference Between Design and Art. Good web design is far more than a beautiful site, it’s where art meets an interactive user interface and where, in my opinion, superfluous aesthetics takes a backseat to usability and the user experience.

Ensuring that user interactions are as smooth as possible is good design — don’t ever be satisfied with art alone. Although the design vs. art debate is nothing new, it’s ripe for a revisiting as new CSS3 features and JavaScript (and particularly front-end web development libraries like jQuery) begin to edge their way deeper into our everyday lives. These new capabilities, however revolutionary they may seem, have changed nothing about how we should approach web design in general.

Judith Ann Braun's Fingers Are Magical. With an art career spanning more than three decades, Judith Ann Braun has tested the limits of her artistic musculature. She began as a self-described “realistic figure painter,” and worked through the struggles common to anyone who endeavors upon an artistic pursuit, that of searching for one’s own voice in the chosen medium. Fast forward to the 21st century where the evolution of Braun’s work has brought us to the Fingerings series, a collection of charcoal dust landscapes and abstracts “painted” using not brushes but her fingertips.

Mingmakescupcakes.yolasite. Easy Recipe- Quick Strawberry Muffins By: Loren - Cooking Panda Simple Recipes for Desserts and Daily Food. 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt 1 cup whole-wheat flour 1/4 cup butter, melted 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 cup chopped strawberries, fresh or frozen This is one of the easy recipes that can use either fresh, in-season strawberries, or frozen strawberries. How to To Make Your Food Taste Awesome. 3D Screw Portraits By Andrew Myers. Andrew Myers must be one of the most patient artists around – he creates stunning 3-dimensional portraits by drilling 8,000 to 10,000 individual screws into a plywood panel, then paints over the head of each screw to enhance the 3D effect.

Born in Germany and raised in Spain, since his early childhood, Andrew Myers has been artistically influenced by european life and culture. At the age of 20, he applied to the Art Institute of Southern California (now known as the Laguna College of Art and Design); with no previous art training, Myers was accepted based upon the natural talent his application portfolio evidenced. Mary Cassatt. 12 Best Tutorials to Add Bizzare Effects to Your Face with Photoshop. Everybody wants to look smart and handsome and face is the special part of the body that is the source of special attraction. Oil paintings on pennies [8 pictures]

Artist Jacqueline Lou Skaggs has created a series of paintings on old pennies… Photoshop Retouching Tutorials. Decorative-brushes. Men Who Dress Like Men. Most gawked all-time. Truisms. 8485681.JPEG (JPEG Image, 400 × 10200 pixels) Resources + for designers + by designers. True Love. 82 Clever and Creative Fred & Friends Products. Collections - Google Art Project. Lessons. Drawspace Pro Lessons are designed for artists of all levels and educators, and are logically organized into resources and activities. Super Fast Spray Paint Artist.

50 Life Secrets and Tips. DIY Wooden Picture. by Miltos Manetas and Aaron Russ Clinger , 2004. Create Something. 101 Handmade Holiday Tutorials. 24 - THE DIRTY - Dirty Laundry - {the blog} Think Outside the Bin. Famous Logos And The Cost Of Designing Them. 24 Really Cool Photoshop Actions To Enhance Photography. How To Paint - how to video tutorials How To Paint (Most viewed) 5 Ways to Give Yourself an Education That Kicks the Crap Out of the One You Got in School.

Unbelievable Metal Sculptures by David Kracov. 80 All-You-Need Photoshop Brushes. Gift Ideas for Poor Creative Souls (13) Backlit Canvas Art. 유진 박's pin:Bookbinding tutorial.

Crazy paper thing. Great Resume Designs that Catch Attention–and Got People Hired. Wire Name Writing Tutorial Links. Beaded Rings. Stab Bound Journal. Create custom Celtic designs and patterns for embroidery and machine embroidery! How to Draw Celtic Knotwork. Wind-up paper butterflies are my fave (guest post from amelia) 12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free. Marc and Angel Hack Life - Practical Tips for Productive Living. 12 Things Successful People Do Differently.

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