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Sugar Scrubs Recipes. *December 13, 2012 Update: I have had many of you wanting the labels to download…Great News! They are now available and you can get them by clicking on this link: Peppermint Candy Cane Sugar Scrub Labels You will notice that you have to Like my Face Book page to get it. This is now where I will be placing all my free downloads so that they are free and accessible to my fans. I LOVE to share with my fans but am getting tired of some people sharing my stuff all over the internet or on their own sites, without linking back or mentioning the true source of my content. As always I really appreciate the loyalty of my fans!

Guess what? Sugar Scrubs are a great way to add some moisture and soften up winter-dry skin. I simply took two cups of white granulated Sugar and mixed in a 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup Almond Oil (Coconut Oil will work too). Once you have it all mixed together you will want to divide the scrub into two equal parts and in separate containers. Frankincense Sugar Scrub Myrrh Bath Salts. How to transform a pair of jeans | For most of my life, buying a pair of jeans has been somewhat of an ordeal.

It all started in middle school, when I suddenly realized (probably due to the less-than-gracious observation of a classmate) that all of my pants were WAY too short. Determined not to be unfashionable for a single second longer, I dragged my mom to the mall. Several stores and dressing rooms later, we discovered that unless the shop sold pants with different lengths, anything that fit around my waist would have a comically short inseam.

On top of finding a size and cut of jeans to fit my gangly preteen body, I had to look for a pair designated as “long”. Now that there’s a much wider range of acceptable jean lengths, I’ve got other problems– if I find a pair of pants that fits around my hips, the odds are pretty good that I’ll have an extra handful of loose, gaping fabric around my waist. This time, I made sure to take a picture through each step of the transformation. Step One: Select a pair of jeans. Craft Information - Solid Color Dyeing Instructions from Dharma Trading Company. Step by Step Instructions: Pre-Wash your fabric. Use HOT water and 1/4 cup Synthrapol or Dharma Professional Textile Detergent (PTD) per machine load. This will remove any dirt, grease, or other gunk. Use Enzyme detergents to remove starch.

Dissolve your dye. Note: Some colors can be harder to dissolve than others, especially some reds (including mixes with red in them, like purples, blacks, browns, etc.), as well as some of the darker yellows. Pour the required amount of the Non-Iodized Salt* into the dye bath. Add your wet fabric. Add the Soda Ash. Rinse & wash out excess dye. Measurements / FAQs: How much dye do I need? The easy way: If you don't have a precise scale, and don't care about color matching or repeatability: for medium shades of most colors add 1 tablespoon of dye per 1 lb. of fabric (3 gallons of water), or 1/2 cup (two 2oz jars) of dye per 8 lb. washing machine load (20 gallons of water). For more exact shades: check out our Procion Dye Yields & Estimator page. DIY video : Lace shorts // Short en dentelle. Here it goes for my first video DIY – another pair of shorts, but this time nice summery lacey ones !

C’est parti pour mon premier DIY en vidéo – encore un short, mais cette fois ci bien girly ! To make these Lace Shorts yourself, YOU WILL NEED : Pour faire ton propre short en dentelle, IL TE FAUDRA : - A pair of shorts / Un short - Lace trimming (I used approx. 5m) / De la dentelle (j’ai utilisé env. 5m) - Fabric or trimming glue / De la colle à tissu Do it yourself : / Toi-même tu sais faire : [youtube 1.

. / Couper des morceaux de dentelle de la taille du short (largeur). 2. . / Coller la dentelle au short en superposant chaque morceaux à moitié pour créer un effet volants. 3. . / Laisser sécher, porter (et gueuler sur tous les toits que c’est toi qui l’as fait) ! Tee-shirt by Promod Necklace in video / Collier dans vidéo by Topshop xx Author : Aimee WoodFreelance blogger, content creator and social media manager. DIY Flower Embellished Shoulder Sweater. It was a Friday night a few weeks ago and as usual Josh and I were tuning into The Graham Norton Show, when I spotted this amazing embellished sweater on Olga Kurylenko (actress from the latest Bond film) so I got straight on the internet in search of it's label.

Sadly, I've still not been able to track it down so do let me know if you know where it's from. I couldn't get the idea out of my head so I decided to make one for myself. It was basically a thin grey sweater with lots of flower appliques on the shoulders. How hard could it be!? What You Need... All you need for this DIY is a basic grey sweater. You need flower appliques or embellishments. You also need a needle and thread. So begin by laying out your jumper/sweater on a flat surface (or on a tailors dummy if you have one) and attach each flower in to the shoulders with pins. You can carefully try the jumper on (pins still in place) at this stage to see how it will look. Then it's a case of attaching each flower. X. DIY Studded Turban. This “no sew” DIY Studded Turban is fun to make and even more fun to wear!

Bring out your inner diva, with a DIY Studded Turban! Large ScarfStuds – I got mine at M & J TrimmingScissorsTape measureFabric glue – I like Aleenes Fabric FusionAleene’s Jewel-it glue – I Love To CreateRubber band for hairClothespins – optional but helpful I was inspired to make this DIY Studded Turban by the April 2013 issue of Lucky magazine. In their “beauty spy: hair report” they show the inspiration turban for this project. The original is by Jennifer Behr for Opening Ceremony and it retails for $495.

You can make your own for less than $10, (depending on your scarf). step 1 Lay your scarf out on a flat surface and measure out two long strips. I made each of my strips 4.5 inches wide by the length of my scarf which is 28.5 inches. step 2 Fold one strip in half with the right (pretty) sides facing each other From the fold measure 2 inches and put a pin on both sides. Let your glue dry for at least an hour. step 3. Striped Glitter T Shirt DIY. We all love a great T Shirt and this Striped Glitter T Shirt DIY is the perfect T Shirt to wear with most everything. T Shirt – I got mine at Forever 21Fabric paint – I like Tulip – its not so stiffGlitterPaintbrushFabric Marker – I Love To CreateTape – optionalPaper, pencil and ruler- to draw your design step 1 Layout your t shirt and decide what you want your design to look like and where you want it to be on your shirt.

I used a large sheet of drawing paper and drew out my design actual size. You can use this as a template for your t shirt. step 2 Once you have your design the way you want it, slide your paper inside your shirt. Youll want to have a paper inside your t shirt no matter how you create your design to keep your paint from bleeding through. When your paper is inside your t shirt you can tape it if you need to to keep it from sliding around. step 3 Using your fabric marker, trace your design onto your shirt. step 4 In a small bowl mix your fabric paint and some glitter.

DIY // Polka Dot Jeans. There are few things in this world that I love more than polka dots! Okay, that a huge exaggeration and polka dots are a ways down on my list of things I love, but these polka dots sure do bump it up a few notches! :) Eeek, I love, love these jeans and I'm so excited to wear them when its a bit cooler! You'll Need: Jeans or Pants of some kind, Fabric paint, a pencil and some scissors!

Step One: Snip off the end of your pencil eraser to make it nice and flat, for the perfect round dots! Step Two: Use the cap or other smooth surface to dip the tip of your pencil in and dab onto your jeans! I warn you this is tedious work, but the results are so worth it! Step Three: Let dry completely and follow instructions for proper sealing according to your fabric paints instructions. See?! P.s. dont do this on your knees, I did and my leg was numb for like 4 days! Pretty Me up: DIY Envelope Clutch! Give an outfit that extra oomph with this ridiculously cheap and easy envelope clutch made right out of an ethnic cushion cover!

Supplies: 1.A Pair of Scissors 2.Ethnic Cushion Cover, I got it for really cheap from a discount store, so be on the lookout! (about 5$) 3.Fabric Glue or needle thread 4.Accent buttons (optional) 5.Press buttons 6.Gold Ribbon (optional) 7.Ball pins (not pictured) How-To 1.Here's my cushion cover's view from the front. 2.Now turn it over. Make sure that the zipper is on the lower half of the cover diagonally.We'll keep it that way because we don't want it on the flap of the clutch since that's where you keep inserting your hand from. :) 3.Here's a close up on the zipper which we'll seal with glue. 4.Dab a thin line of the fabric glue on the edge, ease out any wrinkles, and let it dry for a while.Mine hasn't dried down up completely but you get what I mean :) BE SURE TO LET IT DRY COMPLEEEETELYYY.! 5.Now take two opposite corners and bring them towards the center. Love, Nash.

Studded Bag DIY. Studded bags are everywhere for spring and so are bright colors. Get the best of both with this quick and simple Studded Bag DIY. Be sure to check out the video too! Be sure to check out the video for more detailed instructions. 1 Bag1 or 2 Packages of studs or nail heads (mine are from M & J Trim)Pliers (optional depending on your studs)Glue – I used E 6000RulerSharpie step 1 I recommend that you find studs or nail heads with a flat back for this project.

If your studs or nail heads have a flat back you can skip this step. If yours have prongs read on… Make sure that your pliers are smooth on the inside, you dont want to make marks on your studs. Carefully bend your prongs in to form a flat back as you can see in the photo. Step 2 Using your ruler and your sharpie measure and mark on your bag where you want to glue your studs.

I followed the lines of my bag and then filled in a section on one side. The style of bag you use will help to determine where you place your studs. DIY Felt Pouch. Glitter and Trim Your Flats {tutorial} + Giveaway (CLOSED) By Julie They say imitation is the finest form of flattery, and if that's the case, then Mini Boden should be super flattered.

I love stores like Mini Boden. I have been eyeing these darling little glitter ballet flats since they came out. It’s just not realistic for me to spend forty bucks on a pair of glitter shoes. Let's be honest, the glitter always rubs off the toes after a couple of months anyway. When I realized I could make them for under $10, I decided to go for it. I wanted big glitter, not the micro-fine kind (although you could definitely use it). Let's get our glitter on! Supply List ballet flatstacky glueglitterbias tape (I used single fold, not the double fold shown in the pic)foam brushpainters tape or masking tapenewspaperpaper clips or binder clips (whatever you have on hand) If you start off with new shoes, I recommend scuffing them up a bit.

Next you want to tape off the sole of the shoe and stuff the inside with newspaper. Brush on a second layer of the glitter glue. Stencil with freezer paper (harry potter tee) Yes, I am a nerd. I came up with a brilliant idea for a Harry Potter t-shirt and I couldn't resist. "Expecto Patronum! " However, you can make whatever kind of design you want with a freezer paper stencil. It doesn't have to be Harry Potter related. (Although it would be awesome if it was.)

I learned about the joys of freezer paper back in my early college days. Basically, freezer paper is backed with a plastic coating that will stick to soft surfaces when ironed, but it peels off cleanly and easily. To make a sweet t-shirt you will need: paper & pencil a t-shirt an iron a piece of cardboard or poster board fabric paint & brush Start by drawing your design on some regular old paper. My design kept getting bigger, so I taped two sheets together. Next, place your design underneath a sheet of freezer paper and trace it neatly with a sharpie. The marker gives your lines greater width making it easier to cut them out and paint them in later. Important: Set these shapes aside. DIY Sharpie Tie Die. I love this Sharpie tie die DIY from The Art Girl Jackie blog!

She did it with her adorable daughter and I think it’s a fun inspiration for this Spring and upcoming music festival season. Use this technique to spruce up your ratty t-shirts or maybe a pair of of cut off shorts. For another idea, check out how to spruce up your clothes with DIY leopard print here! What You Need: Pre-washed white or light colored t-shirtRubbing AlcoholLiquid dropper or medicine dropperSmall plastic cup(s)Rubber bandsVariety of colored Sharpies Do It!

Choose a spot to start and put your cup in right side up and secure a rubber band around the cup rim holding the shirt tightly in place.Pick your colors and create a small design in the center of the stretched circle. Photos and DIY via The Art Girl Jackie. 20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects. Thursday, June 14, 2012 4:30 am, Posted by Chris Groves | Internet 20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects Topics: At Home Project Ideas , Creative DIY Home Projects , Do It Yourself Projects for 2012 , Fun How To Projects , What to Do with Extra Stuff Are you bored and have a bunch of extra little items hanging around here and there? Well we were in the same boat so we decided to round up 20 different awesome at home projects you can do. You honestly don’t know some of the creative things you can do with what could possible be junk. If you know of any great at home Do It Yourself Projects please leave a comment to include your own and maybe we will add it to our list.

And for the upcoming holiday season we want to give all you do-it-yourselfers a head start with these incredible Christmas DIY for 2012 1. More info: here | Buy: here 2. More info: here 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Incoming search terms: Tinted Mason Jars in Rainbow. I love using mason jars for decorating and a seemingly endless supply of craft projects. But rainbow tinted mason jars, just like the vintage ones you can never find anymore?

This one might be my favorite project with mason jars yet! Mason Jars Mod Podge in Gloss (buy it here) Food coloring Ramekins to mix colors Newspaper or paper bag Mix food coloring with a T or so of water into individual ramekins. You can do any color combination you like. Add a couple T of mod podge into your mason jar Add one ramekin of color into the jar and stir to incorporate it all together With a bowl underneath, carefully twist the jar around coating the whole inside with the mod podge/food coloring mixture. Let dry upside down on the paper Do the same with the other colors. Place the jars face down on top of wax paper and a cookie sheet into an oven, set on warm. When they're ready, they'll look clear and the mixture should lose most of its streaks. Crème de la Craft | DIY projects made from everyday objects. Diy: personalize your hat | stuff steph does. Luv From Amy: Diy - Studded loafer slippers. How to Make Colored Mason Jars. DIY: Patterned Heart Tights.

Jeans to Coral Skinnies // DIY. $1 Sequin DIY Clutch (No Sew!) Custom colour DIY nail polish!! DIY: WAXED DENIM. DIY Confetti Bowl. >>a little birdy told me<< This Fashion Is Mine...: DIY Embellished Big Gem Jumper. DIY Sharpie Tie Die. DIY Découpage Floral Bag.

20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects. All-Purpose Card Holder From An Altoids Tin. Luv From Amy: Diy - Studded loafer slippers. Glowing jar project - varázslat a lakásban (EN/HU) DIY Make-up Brush Holder - henry happened. Gold Shoes // DIY.