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Puff Daddy´s Baby. Puff Daddy´s popularity inspired us to create a baby for him. This stool is knitted using the moss stitch, adding a really nice texture to it. What we usedPickles Fat & Happy, 1 skeinA cushion from Ikea, or a cheap duvetCircular knitting needles, US 15Thick needle to assemble the stool How we did itCast on 25 stitches using three threads. Every row is knitted like this:* K1, P1*Repeat from * to* until 1 stitch remains. K1. (To create the moss stitch you simply knit over a purl and purl over a knit.)

Knit up almost all the yarn, but leave enough yarn for the assembly. Assemble the two short sides as neatly as possible. Now assemble the bottom. Stuff your stool with a big cushion or a duvet (we preferred the last one) and repeat the assembly on the top. Anyways, the stool is noe done! This is a free stool knitting pattern from pickles.no. The Complete Etsy Success Library // AllinOne by businessminded. Simply Vintagegirl Blog & Blog Archive & Tutorial: How to Make... - StumbleUpon. 29 May 2010 These elegant fabric flowers are very simple to make . . . and only take a few basic supplies. The finished product is delightfully lovely, and at times can look like a real flower! Every flower will turn out differently and that is part of the beauty!

If you haven’t used those tea lights in a while, now’s the time! I hope you enjoy making these as much as we do . . . below are instructions with pictures on how to make your own. Supplies: · Synthetic Silky Fabric · Scissors · Candle (preferably a tea light) Additional supplies: · Needle and Thread, Glue Dots or Glue Gun · Buttons and/or Beads Directions: 1. Make the largest one’s diameter about half an inch larger than you want the diameter of the flower, as the petals will end up shrinking a bit. 2. You can also cut around the pattern and skip the drawing part, it just might not be as uniform . . . but with these, uniform isn’t necessary. 3. Cut just inside the drawn lines to make a circle out of the fabric. 4. 5. Snowflake Cards. Most favorited all-time. How to Make Leaf Skeletons. I wanted to share with you a project from one of my readers who shares with us how to make leaf skeletons.

I LOVE this! I have several leafs in various forms displayed in my home and knew I needed to make some of her leaf skeletons to add to my decor. I love how a pattern of leaves can enhance the beauty in your home. So I asked Heather if she would mind sharing her project with you. You can find more great projects from Heather at her blog The Other White House. I have spent hours and tried various ways of making these. Kailey did these last year in her botany class with our homeschool group.

You need washing soda, not baking soda! Gather your leaves. Washing soda is a strong base so you may want to wear gloves when handling the leaves. You will add 3/4 cup of washing soda and 4 cups of water to your pot of leaves. Keep going, you will need to add more water so your pan doesn’t dry out. When 1.75 hours are up fill a glass baking dish with cool water. 37.1Kstumbleupon. Funky Junk Interiors.

Favorite Paint Colors. Funky Junk Interiors. The Inspired Room - Decorating Blog, Homemaking, Decor blog, DIY Projects, DIY decor, Decorating Ideas. The Twice Remembered Cottage - A Cottage Transformation Journey. Tutorial: Quick Envelope Pillow Case. This to That (Glue Advice) Sisal Rope Bowl. I once fell in love with a rope bowl, it was by David Stark for West Elm. Sadly that awesome rope bowl is no longer available, bring it back, bring it back I say! My latest crafty project was inspired by that bowl and I believe has something to do with my fixation on neutrals with layers of texture. In fact, I think I need an entire Pinterest category devoted to it. I’ve had that rope bowl on my mind for many months, so I snagged a cheapo metal bowl from a craft store on clearance a few weeks ago, plus a couple of rolls of sisal rope from my local hardware store, and then got crafty with my glue gun.

How to Make a Sisal Rope Bowl: Grab yerself a vessel, whatever you like. Aluminum handled bowls like this speckled one (reowr) work great. Then follow these simple steps: And there you have it, in less than an hour, a sisal rope bowl to call your own. Both textural and versatile, rope bowls are a catchall for anything from fresh fruit, to bills, to your collection of quirky matchbooks. Project Ideas. A Beautiful Mess. I love using cloth napkins to dress up our dinner table, and through the years I've grown even more fond of their sustainability and cost effectiveness.

Though, I'm not sure how cost effective it is if you keep buying more and more cloth napkins each year! This holiday season I thought it would be fun to look at how I could dress up the napkins I already own to give them an extra festive vibe. Check out three simple ways you can give new life to your table linens. And hey! Ribbon Trimmed Napkin This look is so (no sew) simple! Supplies:-ribbon-heat bond in width of ribbon-cloth napkin (buy mine here)-iron-fabric scissors (not shown above) Step One: Trim pieces of your ribbon to be about 1.5 inches longer than the width of your napkins. Step Two: Fold down the edges of each ribbon segment about 1/4" and iron flat. Step Three: Iron the heat bond to the ribbon (pressing with hot iron for two seconds), then peel off the paper backing.

Pom-Pom Trimmed Napkin That's all there is to it! Community - Craft Forums with Patterns, Project Ideas, Craft Advice and More. DIY Recycled Wine Crate Shelves. Have I mentioned recently how much I love Pinterest? Yeah, I know…I’m obsessed. Anyway, thanks to my obsession, I discovered this awesome DIY recycled wine crate shelves over on Babble. When I eventually re-design my home office, I’m going to need to make some of there beauties. Love <3… About Nicole Denton With a love of planning just about anything — from her own wedding, to bridal and baby showers, to dinner parties, and more – Nicole is the Plunge Project’s founder and editor-in-chief. Getting started making pysanky. The basics new? Start here egg designs supplies you'll need the basic steps help & more info f.a.q. hints/tricks symbol & color meanings offline resources where do I...?

Find egg designsbuy supplies take workshops list my workshop fun extras ukrainian recipes pysanky coloring pages original dye recipes legends & traditions links site stuff contact sitemap/search of further interest pysanky gift ideas ann's gift shop updated MAR 24 2014 Getting Started in Pysanky Pysanky is the ancient Eastern European art of egg decorating, of which the Ukrainian version is arguably most famous (and is covered in this website). You start with the lightest color, usually white. How To Make Hair bow Instruction--Mini Bow Hair Clips. Most favorited all-time. How-To - Dirt Cheap Wall-Sized Whiteboards - chrismetcalf.net. __Update3:__ Somewhere between Wordpress, TextMate, and the Markdown plugin, my post got corrupted and ended up in mixed HTML/Markdown.

It should be fixed now. Updated Update: FYI… As the weather gets hotter and more humid here in Seattle, my board has started to noticeably warp and it doesn’t lean nicely on my wall anymore. This obviously won’t be a problem if you mount the board directly to the wall, but if you want a freestanding board like me, you may want to look into using a stiffer backing board such as real plywood or OSB, or build a stiffer frame. I’m going to look at building a frame out of 1"x1" on the back of the board to stiffen it up. Update: Welcome, Makers! Hopefully this time I can keep my site from crashing too much. Disclaimer: I can’t claim to have come up with this myself. I’ll admit it, I’m a geek, and a very visually-oriented geek at that.

Unfortunately, big whiteboards are expensive. More details after the jump. Step 1: Procure Your Supplies Step 2: Glue. It's Dollar Store Week!The Pot | The Art of Doing Stuff - StumbleUpon. The time has come for the final Dollar store post. *sniff* It’s one of those occasions that’s both sad and happy. Like watching a child go off to school for the first time, or eating a whole strawberry-rhubarb pie in one sitting.

Mostly though, this is an exciting moment. The final Dollar store post is perhaps the most dramatic transformation ever to be recorded in history. Ever. So here we go …. deep breath … the final Dollar Store post. Clay pot Ta da! To prove that you could do this with ONLY things bought at a Dollar store I bought everything at Dollarama. So here we go … it’s simple enough to do but here are the instructions just in case you need ‘em: Remove the chain from your really ugly cat plaque. Slip a thin metal rod through chain ends. Put light and rod inside pot. This is what it will look like inside the upside down pot. This is what it will look like outside at night.

And guess what?!! This one is done a little differently: Remove the chain from your still ugly cat plaque. Super Simple Homemade Air Freshener. Baking soda naturally absorbs odours, so why not take advantage of that to create simple, inexpensive air fresheners? Here's how: Use a hammer and and a nail to poke holes in the lid of a small canning jar. (The heart is a nice touch, but clearly not necessary) Fill the jar about 1/4 full with baking soda Add 6-8 drops of lavender essential oil Put lid on and place in any spot that could use some freshening.

I've made several, and I use them in my linen closet, under my kitchen sink (which is where the stinky garbage can is) and in the bathroom. This powder is also useful for removing odours from carpets and upholstery. You could, of course, substitute your favorite essential oil for the lavender. NOTE: As with any cleaning product (even the reasonably safe and friendly ones), keep out of reach of children and pets. Ball Jar Lights. I’ve been wanting to do this for a year. It’s one of those things I’ve just been putting off. I love ball canning jars, especially the blue ones. The first thing you have to do to make the Ball jar lights, is take out the glass seal. So I took the hammer and busted up the seal to get it out. Make sure to do this on a hard surface. Once the seal was out, I marked the center of the lid. And used the drill bit and a hammer to poke a hole where the mark was. Then we started drilling. It only took a few seconds since the lid is so thin. I bought 2 recessed light converters years ago from Lowe’s (I think).

This is what the shade originally looked like. I thought these little round bulbs would look the best with the ball jar lights. Then I just screwed the jar onto the lid. I love how it looks. I made one for over the sink too. I know these have been done all over the place, but it’s something I’ve been wanting to do forever and I’m glad I finally did. Coffee filter foof {tutorial} | jones design company. A few days ago the Nester posted about her fabulous coffee filter wreath. Miss Nester posted links to other impressive creations like this one made with natural coffee filters and this pretty one but I was in awe of this amazing light fixture She used a paper lantern ball and lots and lots of coffee filters.

Very impressive. All of this gave me an idea for an ornament {or a hanging foof in my case – sorry, I couldn’t come up with a better name for it}. Here’s what you need: :: styrofoam ball :: coffee filters :: scissors :: hot glue gun & glue STEP ONE: cover the styrofoam ball Simply flatten a filter and glue to adhere. The styrofoam melts slightly when you use hot glue, which is why I covered it. STEP TWO: create a foof fold a filter in half Then half again {quarters} and again {eighths} Now snip off the end and your piece is ready to adhere to the ball STEP THREE: glue foof piece to ball Put a glob of glue on the ball, then gently press the foof into place. Keep going and going and going STEP FOUR: trim. Fall Leaves Garland / D.I.Y. Project. A few years ago I made a cute little leaf garland at the start of September. Now, it's a mini tradition and I always enjoy making something cute and decorative to ring in the new season every year.

Would you like to make one too? I thought you might! Here's how I did it...1. Here's the original garland I made back in 2008. Here's our cute little garland decorating our register at Red Velvet. How to Transfer a Photograph Onto a Block of Wood. Paper Lanterns. Crafty Chic: Article Archive. How to Make a Three-Dimensional Wall Hanging. Ready to craft? This project is so easy, anyone can do it. Before you start making excuses, let me tell you, I’d never painted before. Never used acrylics or done art on canvas. I can hardly even draw a straight line. Now that your excuses are gone, pick your colors and your theme and let’s get started!

Need some ideas? Use different kinds of sticks. Maybe leave off the bird and use butterflies. This project should take two days. Day 1, Step 1 in creating your own three-dimensional wall art: Paint your canvases with some acrylic paint. Step 2: Leave the canvases to dry and start preparing your foliage. Step 3: If you plan to use an additional color on your canvases (I mixed some white and light grey to make the moon) you can go ahead and add that. See the final assembly tips on day two after the paint dries on Page Two! About Erica Mueller Erica Mueller has written 22 posts in this blog. Erica Mueller is a stay-at-home mom to two lively little boys. Pages: 1 2. TORSBY and MALM customization. Not martha. Last minute Valentine’s Day I’m not very focused on Valentine’s Day this year, we usually cook a fancy meal and stay in but this year we’re feeling a bit of cabin fever so we’re headed out to see the Lego movie and get cocktails at our favorite local bar.

I might still get a little creative, here are some last minute Valentine’s ideas that have caught my attention. Printable pop culture valentines over at Mighty Girl. See also: her roundup of nerdy valentines. Valentine’s Day cocktails at Serious Eats. A simple paper heart garland that can be whipped up with office supplies, at Just Bella. Last minute Valentine’s Day party at Oh Happy Day, a few simple things you can probably grab at Target to make staying in a celebration. Bake a heart (or a broken heart) into a cupcake from Bake It In A Cake. I hope you have a romantic Valentine’s Day, unless you’re dreading Valentine’s Day in which case I hope you have a really amazing Friday. · comments [4] · 02-13-2014 · categories:holidays · links: misc.

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