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Wire Drawing Exercise Example from – this example has been placed on a painted acrylic background With this exercise you are not going to be drawing at all. Cool paper toy. aPCkP.jpg (JPEG Image, 693x2164 pixels) Rubik's Cube Solver. ATOM.SMASHER.ORG. Make Chalk Rocks and Homemade Chalk Board Paint. I recently saw these Chalkboard Rocks from Pottery Barn that you can write on with chalk and thought…”I can make those!” So I did! I had been wanting to paint something with chalk board paint (which has been all the rage on the craft blogs the past several months) to try out a homemade chalk paintrecipe I found while browsing Martha Stewart’s site a while back. So I set out to make chalkboard paint. Home Made Chalkboard Paint If you haven’t noticed, Chalkboard Paint is pretty expensive.

How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic… This tutorial is an old one of mine that’s too good not to share again.

How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic…

Since posting the first time, I’ve had lots of questions about these buttons which will hopefully be answered in this revised post. Equipment. Layer One. Fun game idea... UPDATE!!

Fun game idea...

I have started a new blog HERE. It will have all sorts of ideas about families, friends, organizing, etc. so I can keep this blog more of a personal family blog-ENJOY! Sharpie Tie-Dying. I just LOVE this one!

Sharpie Tie-Dying

I friend had posted her Sharpie Tie Dye T-shirts on Facebook and I couldn't wait to try it for myself. Not only that, I had wanted to do a tie dye project with my Brownie Girl Scout troop, but thought it would be a big undertaking. Crayon Hearts. How To Draw A Wave. This art tutorial, kindly donated by surfing comic strip illustrator and surf artist Bob Penuelas covers how to draw a wave the Wilbur Kookmeyer way!

How To Draw A Wave

If you're like me, then you've probably spent a lot of time in high school class daydreaming and doodling a thousand perfect cartoon waves in your notebook. It's safe to say that ninety percent of us surfers have a habit of scribbling perfect waves whenever a pencil is in our hands. Hopefully the following pointers will help you change your throw-away wave doodles into actual compelling artwork that you want to keep forever. Remember, there are millions of ways to draw a wave and hopefully with these simple pointers you'll find a million more. Sketchbookideas. Lined Paper Tee by Maybe Matilda. I'm pretty dang excited to be guest posting on Ucreate, of all places, with an easy and fun project for you.

Lined Paper Tee by Maybe Matilda

Just in time for heading back to school, I came up with this cute top: A little about me first . . . Stuff to Make in my Old Age. How to customise & recycle your old t-shirts. T-shirts have a lifespan, they don’t last forever, they stretch, they fade, they get stained, and sometimes the tees stay the same but the owner changes size, or just changes their taste.

How to customise & recycle your old t-shirts

This got me thinking, “what do you do with a tee when you don’t want to wear it anymore? (and you don’t want to give them to charity for whatever reason)” I’ve got more than 200 t-shirts in my wardrobe (and out of it, and draped on chairs, and stacked in cupboards, and hanging on racks), and they don’t all fit me now, so I thought I’d hunt around and find out what they devil I could do with all those superflous tees. As it turns out, other people have this problem too, and there are loads of tutorials out there with interesting ideas for how to recycle your t-shirts into something ‘new’. 45 Awesome Free Bag Making Tutorials. Solve Rubik's Cube in 20 Moves. By ThinkNice Admin, on June 28th, 2011 Finally!!! Someone has given us a chart that show’s exactly how to solve the Rubik’s Cube puzzle game. I remember hating these things as a kid back in the 1980s.

Angry Birds Chrome. Tare Panda. Guest post {Marie Darby…diy photo lampshades. PINTEREST UPDATE: This is a post from 2010.

guest post {Marie Darby…diy photo lampshades

I do not take custom orders, only the tutorial is available. The lamps have held up wonderfully. As many of you requested, Marie is sharing a little tutorial here on how she made her lampshades. When she made them she was not planning on doing a tutorial for this blog, so be sure to thank her for taking the time to write all this out. Photopic Sky Survey. Headband Refashion. Our headband had a flower that was starting to look a little tired and worn so we made it new again!

Headband Refashion

This braided ribbon could embellish many things— a hair clip would be cute too! These headbands would make great handmade gifts for little girls to make each other! 26 Beautiful Handpicked Color Palettes. The Basics of Documenting A Week In Your Life. From my 2008 Week In The Life Album.

The Basics of Documenting A Week In Your Life

Next week, from Monday through Sunday, I will be documenting a week in my life with photos + words and I invite you to play along. (You could even begin today or tomorrow if you wanted – there is no reason it has to be Monday through Sunday vs. Saturday through Friday.) Ct_1440.jpg (JPEG Image, 1440x900 pixels) Etched Portion Control Wine Glass. OK, confession: I’m on Weight-Watchers. And a major part of the program isn’t completely restricting what you eat and drink, but you DO have to watch and control your portions.

This goes for wine, too. And since I do like a glass of vino now and then, I thought I’d made my own special glass to hold my five ounces of joy! I chose a stemless wine glass and measured out 5 ounces of water and poured it in the glass. Then, using a Bic Mark it, I drew a line all the way around to know where to do my etching. » DIY: Tank Dress with Pockets! academichic. At long last, I present a tutorial for the tank dress I made a few weeks ago before the end of the semester blindsided me. I’ve been seeing these tank+patterned skirt all over the place lately, but frequently they were too short or too short-waisted for my particular proportions. After some googling, and studying the really excellent skirt tutorial and t-shirt dress tutorial at Ruffles and Stuff and the skirt with pockets tutorial at Freshly Picked, I decided that even my fairly rudimentary sewing skills could handle this project.

And since I celebrated my height yesterday for Dress Your Best week, it seems appropriate to post a sewing project prompted by my need for a longer-than-in-stores dress. Magical Mason Jars - Style Lush. Editor's note: A big welcome to Lauren! A stylish, smart mom from Virginia. You can visit her at Petroni, and follow her on Twitter, too! It's great to have her. DIY of the Month: Braided T-shirt Bracelet. How to Run Your Business Online With $10 (and a Google Account) 50 Useful Poster Designing Tutorials. Valentine Scrapbooking & Paper Crafting Ideas.

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