Crazy paper thing. DIY Friendship Bracelet Tutorial. For several months now, we’ve been receiving emails requesting a friendship bracelet DIY. Well, friends, ask and you shall receive! Today, we’ll give you a step by step tutorial on the classic chevron pattern. If you used to whip up friendship bracelets like a champ in grade school and have since forgotten how, consider this a refresher course. And if you can make these with your eyes closed and arms tied . . . umm, can we still be friends?
After I posted the picture I got a lot of emails requesting a step-by-step for it. So I made one! 1. Begin by taking one small section of hair from each side of your head. The bigger the sections, the bigger the bow. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Ta-da! This Big Braided Bun is a Quick and Cute Hairdo to TryStylish Board.
Decorative Paper Lanterns. 25 Fun and Flirty Spring Nails. By Jaime Morrison Curtis | Painting my nails has become my go to option for keeping in style without rushing to stay on top of clothing trends. Seriously, it gets exhausting (and expensive) trying to keep up with the new color of the season, pant style, hot new shoe and then there’s accessories on top of it all. Spice up your nails this spring with new patterns like chevron and plaid, or stick to solids and paint each nail a different color.
If there’s one thing I’ve learned from painting my nails it’s that you really can’t go wrong with a bold new look, as long as you have the confidence to rock it. Check out the new nail trends this season with these 25 Fun and Flirty Spring Nails… nggallery id=’122511′ Pastels and Patterns Seem to be all the rage this spring season. Springtime French Tip This is a great way to celebrate spring, while still being subtle. Water Marbling Find out how to get this fashion forward look. All Patterned Up Spice up those nails with bright and intricate patterns. Stuffed Fabric Turtles (with pattern pieces) We were shopping around, down in Florida, after we went to the zoo several weeks ago (yes, in Jacksonville…..some of you asked)……..and we stopped by a Pottery Barn Kids store. I’m a window shopper. Well, and an inspiration-seeker shopper. I love walking around and daring myself to find something I want to make.
Ha. Want to go shopping with me? I might drive you crazy. Then you and my husband will have something in common. While we were there…..we saw some cute little stuffed turtles. So I snapped a picture with my phone, and I decided to try and figure it out at home. So, here’s my version…..a bit different, but just as sweet. They are soft and plump and are perfect for little hands. …..and the tail may be my favorite part. After making one, you better let your turtle explore outside. Would you like to make your own? Turtle pattern pieces found here. Cut out all of your turtle pieces, in whatever fabric and color choices you want. Then sew each piece closed, about a 1/4 inch from the end. Enjoy. Duck fabric doorstop black and white flower print. How to make gift bags from envelopes. 39 Easy DIY Ways To Create Art For Your Walls.
Ducklings In A Row - Hair + DIY Tutorials: Hair Tutorial: The Stay-Put Braided Headband. When I was ten years old I spent an entire summer teaching myself how to french braid my own hair and how to do a handstand. This was either a sign that my parents really should have sent me to camp, or I was savvy enough to know that braids would be all the rage when I was old and thirty. Either way, I win, although I still stink at handstands. I love the look of a braided headband, but the first few times I did it I got frustrated with how much it slid around as well as how difficult it was to get the headband to stay against my head. No matter how many pins I used it always poufed up away from my head. I finally got wise a started doing it this way. This tutorial isn't a french braid, but anyone who knows how to do a french braid will find the steps for this stay-put version of the popular braided headband familiar.
Ta da! You could also try one of these double plaits, a la Jessica Alba. Also, be honest - am I nuts or do I see my first grey strand in the first pic? Frankie exclusive diy: dip-dyed shoes. Winter isn't quite here, but already folks are starting to revert back to their dreary cold weather wardrobes.
Ugh. How boring! We're not ready to retire our brightly coloured hues just yet, how about you? Why not dip your toes into some playful colour and keep a little bit of summer in your step with a pair of dip-dyed shoes. All you need are some white sneakers, fabric dye (in your choice of colour), Vaseline, baking powder and an old toothbrush. 1. Start by preparing your sneakers, removing any laces and removable inserts. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. The Mayberry Home Journal: DIY+Pregnant Brain. Without getting into too many details-the baby is going to be a little longer than we thought. We were afraid that she was going to be early, and now that she isn't, I sort of feel like I'm living life in limbo.I don't know if it's just me, or women in general, who find the strangest tasks to pass time until a baby arrives.
Suddenly, the weirdest things pop on to our 'to do' lists, and become oddly important. And the tasks seem to grow weirder and weirder with each baby. Right before I had Reuben, for some reason, I decided that my living room futon needed a new cover. Not great timing, but not so strange. Before I had Zeke, I needed to get all my Christmas cards done early-not just written, that wasn't good enough. My mom also contributes to this fun little routine-I think that she nests right along with us. That, and that's what her Mom always did to "help". Well, maybe not stranger than the salad dressing. Mom had suddenly decided that it was time to pair my family's odd socks. 25 Cool Ideas To Display Family Photos On Your Walls. Family portrait by Lori Andrews (via designcrushblog) We all have family photos that we love.
Most of them live well in photo albums but the best of them could and should be displayed throughout the house. It’s one of those things that add a personal touch of coziness to any interior decor. Besides, nowadays there are so many cool ways to display them that your family photos could even become a real design element. Some time ago we’ve already shown you a bunch of cool ideas how you can hang your photos and art in creative ways. Today is the day when we’re going to specify and show you amazing ideas to organize family photos on your walls. Displaying pictures could be challenging but we can and will make the process more easy for you. Mixed and matched family photos Family photo heart display Family photo ladder Family photo tree Family photos above your sofa Family photo clocks Family photos around tv Family photos on wires Modern family photo tree Family photos on the whole wall (via pinterest) The SoHo: In Need of Some Color.
I'm desperate for a little color in my life. It's gray outside, yesterday it rained ice, something needs to change here. One of these items should do it, or I could just go get a tan on a beach somewhere. I'm okay with either option. [mosaic card; reclaimed wood; abstract print; bird pillow] Top 17 Ideas for Recycling Toilet Rolls. Natural looking beach curls in under 20 minutes! I don’t know about you ladies, but I’m itching for the summer. It doesn’t help that department stores are already putting out their summer wear and swimsuits.
Have you ever wanted to get that beautiful “natural” beach curl look to your hair? I want to share with you a technique that works for ALL types of hair, whether it be short, long, thick, thin, frizzy, or flat… and no curling iron involved! 1. Dampen your hair with a spray bottle or let it semi air dry after washing it. As you can tell, I have a lot of wave to my hair, but this works for all hair types! 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Something to keep in mind is, obviously, the wetter your hair is to begin with, the longer it takes to dry.
Give it a try! Do you have any tips on how this will work on your hair type? (dardame.blogspot.com) Darlene loves being a wife to her husband of two years. Like This Post? How To Print Fabrics With Crayons. Inspiration: Origami Cranes | It is said that when one folds 1000 origami paper cranes they are granted a wish. Source Source Source Source Source Here’s a link to a great video showing you how to fold a crane. Gift Ideas for Poor Creative Souls (12) Posted by: Cathy on Jun 03, 2012 Tagged in: Untagged Summer Lights Garland I loved this idea and who would not love to receive this pretty gift. With summer around the corner this would look amazing on a terrace on a warm summer's night when socialising with friends.
What you need: string of LED lights with white wire (regular lights may get too hot) plastic drinking cups patterned paper of your choice double sided tape scissors craft knife 1. 2. 3. Tutorial courtesy of HeyGorgeous For tutorials on how to market yourself online go here: Dreamcatchers. I’m really diggin the whole hippy thing. And while Craig is quick to correct me on the fact that dream catchers are not hippy-ish, I still think of them that way.
Natural, care free, simple. All things I relate to those old hippies. hah. The point of a dream catcher is to weed out bad dreams. Depending on who you talk to, there will be two different stories on how this happens. Version 1: Bad dreams would stay in the net, disappearing with the light of day. Good dreams would pass through and slide down the feathers to the sleeper. This is not a traditional Native- American dream catcher. What I used: Embroidery Hoop Yarn (or twine, hemp… whatever you have on hand) Beads Feathers Thread Felt Hot Glue Gun Want to make one too??
Grab your embroidery hoop, leave it as is, or wrap it up like I did. Take your webbing yarn and form a loop at the top, this will be where you dreamcatcher hangs from. The webbing is the same stitch through out. Pull tight and repeat. That’s it. His view: DIY Typographic String Art | Man Made DIY, is one of my favourite craft/DIY blog and they posted this tutorial. Which I am in love with! Its a very modern twist on the popular 7os trend of string art. It’s very simple to make, and looks amazing!
Chris made this by projecting the words onto a piece of painted plywood and tracing it. He then added in the nails using a hammer. Lastly he then wrapped the string around and through the letters. To see the full tutorial click here!