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Knowledge and Power - Cuneiform Revealed: an introduction to cuneiform script and the Akkadian language. Home » Cuneiform Revealed The cuneiform script can seem bafflingly complex at first.

Knowledge and Power - Cuneiform Revealed: an introduction to cuneiform script and the Akkadian language

This section aims to demystify it, by explaining how cuneiform developed over three thousand years, how it was used, and how you can learn it. We also provide a short introduction to the Akkadian language, which was written in cuneiform script, and suggest ways to continue learning. Cuneiform tablet. Cuneiform is one of the oldest forms of writing known, and was used in ancient Mesopotamia.

Cuneiform tablet

It means ‘wedge-shaped’, because people wrote it using a reed stylus cut to make a wedge-shaped mark on a clay tablet. 1. Roll the lump of clay into a ball, then flatten it with your hand until it is about 2cm thick. Smooth the top into a flat surface for writing on. 2. Baby Feet Handprints kits Footprint kits Pet prints Baby gifts - Instructions. En-rHed-ando. Thingiverse - Digital Designs for Physical Objects. Candy Cane Marbled Monogram Ornaments. I recently saw a marbleized nail technique on Pinterest and was so inspired to try it.

Candy Cane Marbled Monogram Ornaments

After several attempts I finally got the nail technique down and decided to do something more unique with it. Taking the glass ornaments that I purchased from Michaels, I created a water marble ornament. You can check out my video tutorials on how to marbleize an ornament and how to water marble nails. I also created a monogrammed marbleized image by cutting out the letter A from a sticker (you could user painters tape, I just had this sticker on hand) with an Exacto knife. 25 Free Women's Dress Patterns. One of the things I love about our internet sewing community is the plethora of free patterns and resources.

25 Free Women's Dress Patterns

I’ve compiled a gallery of the best free dress patterns I’ve found while pinning. Most of the patterns require that you join the site to download them (which, in my opinion, is well worth it). Some of these patterns were designed by yours truly, but most of them are my favorites from BurdaStyle and smaller blogs. Am I missing any great dress patterns? Leave a comment : ) Circle Zip Earbud Pouch Tutorial.

UPDATE: I have completely re-written this tutorial with all new photos and better instructions and it is available as a licensed pattern in my pattern shop.

Circle Zip Earbud Pouch Tutorial

The free tutorial for personal use is still available below! I use a little zippered pouch to carry around my earbuds since they are the fancy microphone ones and I don’t want them to break or get tangled. FIKS*D: How to Make ... Washi Tape! D.I.Y. Curls: How To Rag Roll Your Hair. I love the look of naturally curly hair!

D.I.Y. Curls: How To Rag Roll Your Hair

My sweet friend, Katie, told me about rag rolling. It's a quick and simple way to get natural looking curls without using a curling iron! I asked her to share her method here on A Beautiful Mess because I knew you'd be itching to learn like I was! Enjoy... You'll need some cut fabric strips, a comb and some water. How to Make a Tiny Terrarium in a Light Bulb. Ahoy there Hipster Homers!

How to Make a Tiny Terrarium in a Light Bulb

I’m Julie and I’m the very first guest blogger on this fine site. Today’s project involves breaking stuff, plants, found objects, and miniatures. Fun, right? Mercado Solidario Bonpland. Sock It To Your Energy Bill! Make Your Own Draft Stopper. Did you know….According to the U.S.

Sock It To Your Energy Bill! Make Your Own Draft Stopper

Department of Energy, drafts can waste 5% to 30% of your energy use!? That’s a LOT of $$$ over the course of a winter! I’m pretty sure I’m losing even MORE than that in my home office which has both an inside door and a door that goes to the outside. Probably The Cutest Thing I’ve Ever Made With Felt. Babalisme: Art Swap : Continued. I added some extra juice to the swap.

babalisme: Art Swap : Continued

Currently I am short of 3 people to join, but I think I will send out my package real soon because I don't want sweet Anthea wait too long. So, these are illustrated plastic seal bag, drawn by me, using only black, red, and blue because those are my only color stock for permanent markers (mental note : go buy more colors). DIY Map Coasters. If you’ve been around here for long you may have gathered that we have a thing for maps…and from what I can see they are popping up all over the home decor universe so I’m embracing it!

DIY Map Coasters

I was cleaning out a drawer not too long ago and found some old maps from when my husband and I lived in Italy and thought they’d make perfect little coasters so I DIY’ed a few up. Super fast, super easy, and best of all-FREE since I had everything on hand! Maps, chipboard coasters, Mod Podge…check! I traced the coasters (which I bought literally 3 years ago for a craft project) onto the maps trying to line them up to get the “cool” spots.

You can guess what comes next in this crazy complicated tutorial, yes, I cut them out. Don't Waste Your Shattered Makeup – Fix It! Don’t you just hate it when your expensive powder makeup breaks and inevitably spills out into your purse? Well, you’re in luck! Follow these simple steps by Laura Russell, the creative mind behind Make Life Lovely and our first Reuse Design Contest winner, to reduce your beauty waste and revive those broken shadows in no time. In Russell’s own words, here’s a full tutorial so you can recreate the magic for yourself. DIY: Nerdy Chic Book Clutch. Alright, you nerds, it's time for another 'book'torial. The whole reason I created the first two 'book'torials (here and here) was so that I could create this nerdy chic book clutch.

I'm completely smitten with how it turned out. T-shirt latch hook rug tutorial. I really love flokati rugs. I have two that are safely tucked away in my parents basement awaiting our reunion. When I learned that I would be having a child and building a nursery for him, I wanted a flokati. A gray one. Being a flokati snob though, I knew that I couldn’t afford the price tag ( ), and I knew that I would be too precious about the rug ( ). Weave Fun Summer Placemats With T-Shirt Yarn.

Isn't this just the cutest? This is the weaving my daughter has been working on using the scraps left over after I used a bunch of t-shirts to make some yarn. Now I'm no weaving expert, but this little project has definitely sparked an interest in weaving, so I have a feeling there's more in store! Green...Easy Knit Produce Bag. Green…can mean more than one thing. There is green the color. And green, as in environmentally friendly.

Today I am combining those two meanings into one with the: I made my reusable produce bag out of an old knit T-shirt. Sewing patterns on the Internet for Barbie, Ken, Skipper, Shelly/Kelly. DOLLS FOR JOY AND PLEASURE. Boty pro panenky - Shoes for dolls. 3D paper diamonds. Felt Forest Friends Keychains. How to Make Simple Crochet Slippers « Crafts. Macaron Coin Purse. Tutorial de Amigurumi 2 (como leer patrones) Irka!: Cenicienta Mágica - Amigurumi Transformable - Patrón Gratis. Irka!: Hada Lavanda - Patrón Gratis. Irka!: Qué fue primero..? Ferias de Diseño, Artesanos, Navidad, Decoración, Americanas y Showrooms en Argentina y el mundo! Perched on a Whim » Blog Archive » sweater bag tutorial. The Aesthetic Writer: DIY: Dry-Erase Calendar.

Cargo Scarf: Free your hands, and your mind will follow! Sew a simple oilcloth wallet! Pocket (optional) An emergency personal pocket stove. Mini Storage bottle (fits in the pocket) How to Turn the Bottom of a Plastic Bottle into Flowers! Attach it to the Wall. Arduino Controlled Catapult. Enjoying your envelope book. Google. 31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects. UpCycled Window Shutters - DIY Inspiration. Learn Macrame.

25 Handmade Gifts Under $5. Page corner bookmark for kids in Ideas for kids crafts. A little ART CAN'T HURT. {Valentines day} pixelated popup card. Most Amazing Miniature Food Artworks by Shay Aaron. Wednes-diy. Oh my! handmade goodness.