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Cabochon Accessories. Little resin cabochons are so cute as little earring studs…..and so easy to make.

Cabochon Accessories

Perfect for little Christmas gifts, present toppers, even party favors! I’m making these little gifts to pair with gift certificates for Boo’s teachers at school. I bought all of the materials from Snapcrafty’s store on Etsy….I’ll warn you, these little resin cabochons are addicting! For each earring, put a small dab of glue on the back of a cabochon. Add the earring post to the back and let sit until the glue sets. To make a simple display card for the earrings, you need thick pressed watercolor paper or cardstock, some stencils and spray paint. Lay the stencils across the paper and spray a light layer of paint across the top of them: Let the paint dry. Cut the paper into smaller pieces: On a plain piece of cardstock, print off any text you would like to add: Cut out the test from the cardstock and glue or sew these pieces to the decorative background:

10 Really Cool DIY Gadgets. Do-it-yourself is a popular topic online: there are hundreds of tutorials and how-tos. But most of them are too hard to replicate and require too much time, effort and skill. This collection shares 10 cool things you can do at home with no more than 5 minutes spent: great ideas for DIY gifts and fun gadgets. Easy DIY Bathroom Organization Ideas. How to Make An Eco-Friendly Bag.

M.A.I.L. - Maille Artisans International League - Aura (photos) - Submitted by Legba3. For the purpose of this article I have used 1mm wire in 6&3mm ID (5&3mm ID works well too).

M.A.I.L. - Maille Artisans International League - Aura (photos) - Submitted by Legba3

To make an Aura unit you will need 7 large rings closed and 12 small rings open. Next join 3 pairs of large rings with 3 pairs of small rings to 1 large ring. Fold over 1 pair of large rings and add 2 small rings like this. Do this 3 times so that you have this. This is an Aura unit, you can have 2 or 1 ring at the bottom, this is a unit with 1. Then join the units together like this (or any way you choose). Harry Potter - StumbleUpon. Your guide to all things Harry Potter Want to make some great Harry Potter gear for the opening night of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows?

Harry Potter - StumbleUpon

We can help! It should come as no surprise that many Instructables authors are also Harry Potter fans and have created some fantastic Harry Potter-themed Instructables. We collected them together in one page so that you can easily dig through them all. Can Art: A Way To Recycle Some Tin Cans. Happybirds Crafting Haven: Make A Cute Little Bow With A Fork...Tutorial For You! - StumbleUpon.

I made this fork bow tutorial for you. It's very easy and makes cute little bows that can be tied to favors, small earring boxes, homemade Christmas ornaments and more! I used an old, big serving fork to demonstrate, but you can use a regular size fork or dowels glued on a wooden base. Picture 1 Below: All you need is some kind of 4 pronged fork, ribbon and a pair of scissors. Picture 2 Below: First off, start by weaving the ribbon in and out of the fork. Leave a little extra ribbon on the left and just let it lie there.

Stuff to Make in my Old Age - StumbleUpon. Etching Glass. DIY Advent 17: Beautiful Recycling - Barcelets from Plastic Bottles DIY - Outfits, Shoes & Accessories Dana's Fashion Blog - StumbleUpon. Bearing in mind that we should take a day at least 3 liters of fluid to us, a single human requires whole 730 1.5 liter bottles of water per year.

DIY Advent 17: Beautiful Recycling - Barcelets from Plastic Bottles DIY - Outfits, Shoes & Accessories Dana's Fashion Blog - StumbleUpon

The plastic bottles end up in the waste container and get melted under an enormous environmental impact, only to get very poor quality plastic. But with a little imagination you could tinker around 3,650 bracelets (5 pieces per bottle!) From this garbage. That would be so many bracelets that you could wear the next 10 years every day a new one! It would also save a lot of money and relieve the environment significantly.

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DIY beauty/food. Magic Boxes: A Life As Lou Online Class. Due to popular demand, I am doing a tutorial on the Magic Boxes I showed off in some previous posts. To begin, choose your paper. You need six sheets of matching paper (preferably a heavier weight).

Choose one for your outside, budgeting for a contrasting one for your lid, and 4 to create the inside boxes. Cut as follows (all measurement are in inches): Homemade Holidays: Crock Pot Candles. Growing up in my house, we always made our own holiday gifts.

Homemade Holidays: Crock Pot Candles

We were pretty poor, and I suppose it was our only option. But it was never presented to me like that (I didn’t even know what ‘poor’ was, really, and I had a stupendously fabulous childhood full of ‘thing finding’ and ‘government cheese’. But that’s another story.) It was all about crafting our caring into something unique, something personal. Make-up Magnet Board - StumbleUpon. We all know with craft blogs that original ideas are often hard to come by, we find ideas we love and make them our own but we didn't come up with the idea ourselves.

Make-up Magnet Board - StumbleUpon

I feel like I've finally done something original here and I'm excited about it. Recycled Craft Ideas — Saved By Love Creations - StumbleUpon. Dream Catcher tut. This Thanksgiving I'm going to focus on the Indians whose help enabled the Pilgrims to survive.

Dream Catcher tut

A dream catcher is the perfect Native American craft. I looked on YouTube and found several video tutorials but was a bit surprised to find that the materials to make one were more expensive than I had thought (about $35) so I looked around for some substitutions. I had a scrap piece of leather that I cut into 1/4" strips. Using Shoe Goop, I glued the strips together and clamped them with clips. I clamped one end of the leather strip to the hoop leaving a 3" tail and started wrapping around the metal ring. The beading department of Michael's had some cording that was more reasonable than the artificial sinew in their leather-craft department. Gifts to Make for Your Man. To make all of these Instructables, download this collection of How To’s as an ebook.

Gifts to Make for Your Man

Download » Gifts to Make For Your Man gives you full step-by-step instructions for 40 cool gifts you can make, including everything from wallets to belts to cookies. Stamp carving tut. English I love to carve stamps!

stamp carving tut

Is one of my favorite crafts. I love the endless posibilities it offers and the wonderful results I get. A single stamp can be used for so many things, and I keep discovering more and more uses..Its wonderful to customize your things and really make them unique. Which Glue to Use Where chart.

Top 100 Tutorials of 2010 - StumbleUpon. Home PomPom Pillow from Living with Punks. Dip-Dye Lamp and Pillow from Design Sponge. Simple Pillowcases from Made. Lazy Daisy Pillowcases from The Long Thread. Felt Flower Pillows from The Purl Bee. For Kids & Baby Skirt with Built-In Shorts from The Long Thread. Softies/Toys Recycled Glove Chipmunk from Miyako Kanamori for Etsy’s How-Tuesday. Bags and Accessories Blossom Handbag from Amy Butler for Sew, Mama, Sew! Holidays Japanese-inspired Valentine’s Day Cards from Danielle Thompson. *pictured above. String Ball Craft. Glamour and Grace. The lovely Sarah is back again this month with another fabulous DIY!

Glamour and Grace

This one is so simple and chic, I know you all are going to love it! Happy spring, readers! Create Something Saturday's- DIY Stencil Art. By 8thlopez on July 26, 2010 If you are a fan of graffiti or any type of street art, chances are you have come across an artist named Banksy who does impeccable stencil art installations and is now a world-renowned artist, even though he keeps his identity a secret. You may not be an aspiring Banksy, but would like to make some stencil art yourself. If you follow these directions you will be able to easily make stencil art of your own all by doing a quick picture edit, printing it out, cutting it out, and then painting!

What you will need: A printer with black inkXacto KnifePaintsCard Stock Weight PaperCanvasRegular Paint BrushSponge Paint BrushBright Colored Marker. Jars - sorrage and usage. <div class="greet_block wpgb_cornered"><div class="greet_text"><div class="greet_image"><a href=" rel="nofollow"><img src=" alt="WP Greet Box icon"/></a></div>Hello there! Tree costers. CL contributing editor Ryan McPhail reveals his method for creating a stealthy bar from a cast-off chest of drawers. Prone to crushes on boys in books pin idea. Yarn Bowl. Two weeks ago, while discussing DIY ideas about our No New Gifts Christmas I mentioned a lovely yarn bowl that I wanted to make.

Most of you know how much I value hand work be it just for the sake of mental health and the feeling of accomplishment. In a mostly virtual and fast-paced world, one of the most precious acts is working with your hands to create practical objects that can be touched. So, of course I didn't waste much time and dived happily at the project together with my daughter in the first moment available.

Yes, this is a great project to work on with children and teenagers, and it requires a maximum of 40 minutes. Before I continue, let me make it clear that while for many of you yarn bowls like this are probably just a regular basic school activity, for me the process was absolutely unknown (except from the bleached memories of making paper mache once in my life, looong time ago) and extremely exciting.

Mix well 1/2 cup of flour with 2 cups of lukewarm water. Birthday Board. Tutorials - StumbleUpon. Ruby Cotton Scarf with Lace. Wanelo - unique products -ideas. Craftaholics Anonymous - StumbleUpon. How make tiny candles using old bottle caps! Fun easy diy tutorial. Martha Stewart Crafts - StumbleUpon.

How to Make an Earbud Cord Caddy. Suitcases - Large Pool Multi Dots Suitcase. Medieval Chained Dragon Chest by DeweysNook on Etsy. Letter In A Bottle in For Home Shop by Category Library Stationery Journals at Terrain. Stencil with freezer paper. Yes, I am a nerd. Holder for Charging Cell Phone. My husband and I both have cell phones. And both of us have phone chargers. And that means lots of obnoxious cords. You never know when one of us may be moving phone cords around, to give our phones an extra charge while we’re chatting away……… or trying to charge our phones up before running errands or something. Needless to say, those phone cords seem to be everywhere…..and are generally in the way and hanging all over the floor. (Okay, and how about when you’re in a hotel or visiting family/friends.