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Rope Coaster. DIY // Rope and Chain Coaster.

Rope Coaster

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CD Coaster

Mardi Gras Coasters. Living in New Orleans for four years, I collected a lot of Mardi Gras beads, but when I moved back to Minnesota I only brought a small box back with me.

Mardi Gras Coasters

I saved the ones that were rare or special (parade medallions, extra long or large beads, unusual shapes), and gave the rest away. Bouncing Polymer Ball. Introduction Balls have been toys practically forever, but the bouncing ball is a more recent innovation.

Bouncing Polymer Ball

Bouncing balls were originally made of natural rubber, though now bouncing balls can be made of plastics and other polymers or even treated leather. You can use chemistry to make your own bouncing ball. Once you understand the basic technique, you can alter the recipe for the ball to see how the chemical composition affects the bounciness of the ball, as well as other characteristics.

The bouncing ball in this activity is made from a polymer. Make a modular felt trivet. Related to yesterday's coaster project, here's a template for making a larger modular felt trivet.

Make a modular felt trivet

No sewing or gluing required. Connect as many pieces as you like to make bigger projects, too--placemats, a runner, or sew two pieces together for a pillow cover. Download the pattern here. Bubble Snake. I have seen these done all over the web and have wanted to give them a try with my children.

Bubble Snake

Then I found out that when we were going to visit my mom last weekend our cousin was going to be there too (he is the same age as my oldest) so I thought it would be the perfect time to try these out! Boy was I right the kids all loved it. I was not sure if my little one would be able to do it but she did. It is actually very easy to blow the bubbles and does not take much air so even my little two year old did it. The older two had fun trying to make big long snakes, however it was so windy that the wind kept blowing them off before they got too big.

The kids did not let the wind stop them though they kept blowing and then stomping the bubble snakes when they came off the bottles. Cocktail jars. I love the look of cocktails in a jar – there’s something raw and pretty about them.

cocktail jars

And while I’ve never served jars to guests, I found a way to possible do so in the future: with reusable “lids” made of foam sheets. I chose foam because it’s waterproof and more durable than paper. I think these would look rather cute at a summer party! What you need: jarscraft foam sheetsscissorselastic bandribbonstraws Place your jars upside down on the foam sheet, and press them lightly to get a circle onto the foam. For my lemonade, I put a few drops of (homemade) concentrated strawberry syrup and filled the jars with water. Decorate Mug. Ribbon Princess. These are so much easier to make than they appear!

Ribbon Princess

Read on for the full tutorial! Cinderella. No Sew Fleece Edge. What a week I have had – some good and some not so good.

No Sew Fleece Edge

How about I start with the good. I think I mentioned the Joann’s fabric store in Grand Island, NE. is having a liquidation sale as they are opening a new store in another location in town and I guess they are not moving any of the merchandise from the old store to the new one so they have had very good sales going on. I purchased the anti-pill fleece in 2 yard segments to make single layer throws for my daughters, sons in law and grand children – 8 in all.

I didn’t want the throws to get too heavy so that is why I only used one layer for each. I found directions on the internet for making the throws without the knots you usually see. Here are the step by step photos and directions I used to make them. Step 2 - Cut 1” slits around the entire edge and a 2” square out of each corner. Straw Grasshopper. Ribbon Cupcake. These are so fun and easy to make!

Ribbon Cupcake

Tools: A glue gun Scissors (or a ribbon cutter) Materials: Aligator Clip 7/8" Ribbon (cupcake base) 3/8" Ribbon (frosting) small red button (cherry) skinny ribbon (cherry stem, decoration for cake base) Step 1: Cover The Clip Use 3/8" Ribbon in the color of your choosing (it's best to use the same color as your cupcake base) Starting on the inside upper part of the clip, glue the ribbon on and continue up onto the top of the clip, around the part of the clip that you pinch to open, and then to the bottom. Hula Hoop Tent. Today's tent tutorial is by my amazingly talented sister Elizabeth. She came up with the idea for this tent a few months back, and I've been begging her ever since to write up a tutorial for my blog. At last, here it is! Tic Tac Toe. Photography by Michael Alberstat It’s easy for kids to get restless during long (or even short) car rides. Luckily, it’s easy to keep them occupied with simple DIYs, such as this travel-friendly version of tic-tac-toe.

With just a few inexpensive and easy-to-find materials that you likely already have in your house, a parent or older sibling can put together this cute and colourful magnetic game that little ones will adore. Materials: Altoids tinMini magnetsPatterned paper10 buttons, five each of two colours Instructions: 1. Beaded Butterflies. Nature is one of the best places to look for jewelry inspiration.

If you are looking for summer jewelry ideas, butterflies are good choices. They are beautiful, delicate, brightly colored, and intricately patterned. Here’s a nice beading fashion project to make beautiful beaded butterflies. You can use different colors of beads to create your own style. They can be used for pendants, charms, brooch and ornaments on bags, shoes, hats, etc. Here are the things you may need: Beads;Wire;Pliers.

Beaded Dragonfly. Nature is the one of the best sources to look for crafts ideas. Dragonfly is such a lovely little insect! Here’s a nice beading tutorial on how to make a pretty beaded dragonfly. It uses the simple technique of parallel braiding. You can try different color combination of beads to create your own style. It can be used for brooches, pendants, ornaments, charms and so on. Here are the supplies you may need: Beads;Wire;Wire cutter. You may also like this DIY Beaded Dragonfly.

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