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Do-it-Yourself DIY String Wedding Lanterns Yarn Chandeliers. Jessica of Wednesday Inc shows us how to make those gorgeous twine chandeliers from the inspiration shoot she shared with us this morning.

Do-it-Yourself DIY String Wedding Lanterns Yarn Chandeliers

Using balloons, glue and twine, you can also make these lanterns for your wedding – and then bring it home and use it as your very own mid century lampshade. What you will need are: balloons, glue, yarn, tray for glue, corn starch 1/2 cup of Corn starch, 1/4 cup of Warm water, clear fast drying spray paint, hanging lamp cord or fishing line (depending on your desired final product), and a lighting kit if you’re looking for a fully functional lantern. Jessica recommends using a sharpie to mark on the inflated balloon how much room you need to leave for the lighting cord. She also recommends coating the balloon with vaseline prior to wrapping the yarn coated with glue so it doesn’t stick on the balloon once it’s dry.

You can see all the details on Jessica’s blog. Are you getting excited to try to do this at home as much I am? Instructions: Unique Gifts & Unusual Gift Ideas. Chalkboard Wall Calendar - Martha Stewart Home & Garden. Thanks to paint that dries into a chalkboard finish, your board can be whatever size you desire and placed wherever you like.

Chalkboard Wall Calendar - Martha Stewart Home & Garden

Store-bought formulas come in traditional green and black. But you can also follow our recipe to mix your own batch in any shade. Cleverly applied chalkboard paint means new places to track appointments, keep lists, and leave messages. Or simply use the surface to draw or doodle, which will appeal to kids and the kid in everyone. Choose from the following ideas or come up with your own homemade chalkboard location. Tip: Start with flat-finish latex paint in any shade. Wall Calendar A home office is the ideal spot for a family planner. Mudroom Mural The bottom half of a mudroom wall is just the right height for pint-size Picassos -- when coated with store-bought green chalkboard paint. Message Center Write-on paint needn't be applied only to walls. Tutorials. Mason Jars crafts. - Premier handmade marketplace to buy & sell handmade crafts, supplies, vintage and art.

10 Beautiful Fabric Flower Tutorials. It is spring!

10 Beautiful Fabric Flower Tutorials

If the flowers are not blooming yet here is a round-up of awesome tutorials to help you make your own flowers! Here you will find 10 beautiful fabric flowers, but don’t miss these five fabric flower tutorials! 1. How to make lovely fabric flowers 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. ..And how about updating your spring wardrobe with this beautiful rolled rose bracelet. 10. Just had to add one more! Live Green - Ditch the Traditional Planter and Hang Your Plants Like Artwork! Turn your walls into living pieces of art with these plants in a pocket!

Live Green - Ditch the Traditional Planter and Hang Your Plants Like Artwork!

We’ve shared with you a few ways that you can “green” your walls, such as how a damaged chopping block can become beautiful wall art, the cool designs of Wall Flats 3D wallpaper and where the recycled wallpaper wild things are. Well, here’s a way that you can literally green your walls…with live plants! Miguel Nelson, artist and founder of, happily introduces Wally, the modular living wall system that you can put up just about anywhere. Wallys are vertical felt wall planters that are made from recycled plastic bottles. They’re basically huge pockets that you hang on the wall, fill with soil and then grow plants in.

Here’s how they work: Here’s what one pocket looks like: Here’s founder Miguel Nelson with his design: Photos from Who would have guess that plants in a pocket could be so cool? Share this with Your Friends. This to That (Glue Advice) Inspiration and original craft ideas for weddings, parties, children, such as home decoration, gifts, cards, personal accessories and templates.