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I posted a picture about 1 week ago on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter of me cutting glass using just string. I got LOT’S of requests for a tutorial on how I DID THIS! So here it is. FINALLY!
Quick! Can you guess what this tiny bud vase is made from? I'll give you one clue: with the right moves, it can be turned into an animal*.
Materials: 1 glass ornament 2 bottles of nail polish 1 vase/cup (large enough to fit half the ornament, but not too big) filled half way with filtered tap water I used Orly French White and OPI All Lacquered Up for these images. These nail polish brands seem to work the best for this technique.
Recently I’ve seen a few crafty ideas around the internet using epsom salts, but I wanted to come up with something different. I’ve been itching to make some new luminaries, something that would be elegant and pretty against winter’s white snow. Something that says Christmas, but isn’t limited to the holiday. Something that could be kept out all winter long. The idea for these epsom salt luminaries hit me and I couldn’t wait to take the idea from my head and make them a reality. UPDATE: Please see my article on crafting with epsom salts for important information (including info on discoloration), especially if you plan to make these for an important event such as a wedding.
Continue from Part 1: Preparing The Frame & Canvas After having your frame and canvas prepared, shoes-face traced out, the next step is to sew a stretch of beads along the shoes-face outline like the picture shown below. You need: 1.
Creative Recycling Of light Bulb into Valuable Things | Weird Pictures, Wonderful Things - StumbleUponBy AK , on December 10, 2011 When a light bulb burns out, we rarely give it a second thought. You can lend your imagination toward this fragile household item, intent on giving burnt out bulbs a second life as something very different, and aesthetically pleasing.
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As I mentioned in my steampunk tree post, these hot air balloon ornaments have been our most time-consuming Christmas project. Lots of trial and error, figuring things out as we went along, and, in the case of getting the baskets to hang straight, plenty of "colorful metaphors." The good news is this isn't a holiday-specific craft: wouldn't they make an awesome mobile?