Brenna’s paper capiz shell chandelier. I love wax paper for packing lunches; i wrap sandwiches in a piece of wax paper and tie it like a present with a little cotton string. it’s so much better looking than a plastic bag. wax paper comes in handy for more things than i realized, like rolling it up to use for a funnel, or how about rubbing a piece of wax paper on the top of your shower curtain rod to cut down on that terrible screeching in the morning…problem solved. but who knew that if you iron layers of wax paper together it looks remarkably similar to a capiz shell? This discovery brought me to today’s project: the faux capiz chandelier. hung over your dining table, or outside at an outdoor dinner party, it is an easy solution to a dramatic light fixture and will look phenomenal in either setting. i hope you enjoy making your own as much i did! -brenna CLICK HERE for the full how-to after the jump!
Materials: Instructions: 1. spray paint your planter basket. let dry. 8. once you cover the hanging basket you are done! Make coasters from curling ribbon. 36 Do It Yourself Gift Box Tutorials For Your Christmas Presents & ... Gift-Wrapping Ideas. Tutorial: Homemade Sidewalk Chalk. By Michelle Vackar, Modern Handmade Child One of our favorite outside activities at our home is drawing with chalk on the driveway.
You can play hopscotch, four-square, and of course draw and create silly stories. My daughters and I were talking one day as we played hopscotch about how to make chalk and I thought to myself, let’s try it! It ended up being quite a lot of fun. What you will need: • Toilet paper or paper towel tubes • Scissors • Duct tape • Wax paper • Small bucket or disposable container to make the recipe • ¾ cup of warm water • 1 ½ cups Plaster of Paris • 2-3 tablespoons of tempera paint • Paper bag or a “mess mat” ** we made six tubes of chalk – we simply doubled the above recipe Step 1: If you are using paper towel tubes, cut each tube in half, so it is roughly the length of a toilet paper roll tube.
Step 2: Cover one end of each tube with duct table to hold the contents within. Step 3: Cut as many pieces of wax paper as you have tubes. Heart-Shaped Soap - Martha Stewart Holiday & Seasonal Crafts. 39 DIY Gifts You'd Actually Want To Receive.
Bubble Chandelier DIY ~ Frou Frou Fashionista - Luxury Lingerie Blog. Sweetheart Bow T-shirt Tutorial. I’ve been slightly obsessed with bows recently in case you haven’t noticed.
I’m really digging them. I’m seeing bows pop up in the most fashionable of places like Anthropologie, J.Crew, Ann Taylor Loft and Urban Outfitters. As soon as I saw this bow pillow tutorial, I knew I needed to have a shirt with a giant bow on it. I bought two DownEast Basics v-neck shirts and transformed them into what you see above. The project cost a total of $5 and 45 minutes. To make this t-shirt, you’ll need two shirts; one of which needs to be v-neck. Grab the extra tee and set the good tee aside for later. Fold the extra tee in half lengthwise and cut just below the armpit and about 3 inches above the hem.
Grab the middle section and align side seams together. Unfold the extra two inches and cut a 4×6 inch rectangle. Fold both bow pieces in half lenghtwise with right sides in. Turn fabric right side out and center the seams along the middle of the back side so they won’t show when you assemble your bow. Scratch-Off Save-the-Date How-To. You won the lottery when you found each other, so send this cheeky save-the-date card to let guests share in your luck.
After scraping off the paint with a penny, they'll hit the jackpot: your wedding date! Tools and Materials White card stock Fine-tip pen or marker Clear packing tape Freezer paper Metallic acrylic paint Liquid dishwashing soap Foam brush Craft knifePennies A2 or 4-bar envelopes Scratch-Off Save-the-Date How-To Download our PDF file and replace the placeholder text with your own (you only need to do this in one box; the form will automatically fill in the rest). Note: A card backed with decorative paper will fit in a size A2 envelope.
Make your own bath bomb fizzies. Make your own bath bomb fizzies I don’t know about you, but I love to grab some time to myself to indulge in a luxurious bath.
And one of the things I love to add to my bath is a giant bath bomb to fizz away and add a gorgeous fragrance to my bath! My children really love bath bombs too, so if you are looking for a way to entice your kids to get clean more regularly, or just want to spoil yourself, then this might be just what you are looking for! These bath bombs are very easy to make in bulk so this project is also suitable for making large quantities for gifts or party favours. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups bicarbonate of soda 3/4 cup citric acid (I buy this in bulk from my health food store) 1/4 cup mineral or rock salts (optional) 1/8 cup dried petals such as lavender or chamomile (optional) 2 tsp almond or olive oil 2 tsp essential oil in your preferred fragrance or combination of fragrances 1 tsp water Moulds for your bath bombs Method 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 7.
Tips 1. 2. 3. Make-up Magnet Board. We all know with craft blogs that original ideas are often hard to come by, we find ideas we love and make them our own but we didn't come up with the idea ourselves.
I feel like I've finally done something original here and I'm excited about it. I'll show you the finished product and then explain. Behold my Make-up Magnet Board. I have a friend who is beautiful and stylish and has always loved make-up but recently took a course that intensified her love. Her renewed interest has worn off on me and it made me remember eye shadows I'd hidden away that were gathering dust.
The basket was a mess and I was overwhelmed with all my choices never knowing what to use, digging through to see what I had and find what I wanted was a pain. I painted it (The hard way, with a brush instead of spray paint. I went to the hardware store and picked up some metal and had them cut it to fit inside my frame. Here comes the brilliant part though.