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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. 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. Harry Potter - StumbleUpon. 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. Picture 3 Below: Take the ribbon on the right hand side over the top of the fork and weave the ribbon in and out. Picture 4 Below: Then, do the same thing again on the left hand side of the fork, weaving the ribbon in and out, coming the opposite direction.

Picture 5 Below: Now, finish weaving in and out until you almost reach the top of the fork. Picture 6 Below: Take a separate piece of ribbon and slide it through the bottom in the middle of the fork. 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.

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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): Outside: 6 x 11 3/4ths Lid: 8.5 x 8.5. 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. My mom and I made play-doh ornaments, or baskets of baked goods, or clay coffee mugs. 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. I'll show you the finished product and then explain. 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.

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. Thank you for encouraging to put together this tutorial. To hand carve your own stamps you will need. Which Glue to Use Where chart. Top 100 Tutorials of 2010 - StumbleUpon.

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! I have been so excited to share this month’s DIY project with you! It is an easy, affordable centerpiece idea that was inspired by Shannon South’s gorgeous upcycled Doily Lamp. 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.

Create Something Saturday's- DIY Stencil Art

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: 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!

If you are new here, you might want to <a href=" rel="nofollow"><strong>subscribe to the RSS feed</strong></a> for updates on this topic. <div style="clear:both"></div><div class="greet_block_powered_by">Powered by <a href=" title="WP Greet Box WordPress Plugin" style="text-decoration:none;">WP Greet Box</a><a href=" title="WordPress Plugin" style="text-decoration:none;">WordPress Plugin</a></div><div style="clear:both"></div></div></div> Every few weeks or when my overwhelming love for something needs to be shared… I have what I like to call, For the Love Of. This week I’m crushing on Mason Jars! I’ve always loved them, but this week they’ve been glaring at me.

Let’s check out some of the beauties I found… mostly with the help of my BFF, Pinterest . Tree costers. 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.

Yarn Bowl

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. Here ya go - - a Tutorial on how to make a Birthday Board! I guess it's about time I do a craft post for ya - I've enjoyed the break but am ready to show you some things that I've been up to - and I'm sure you're ready to read actual craft posts, since this is a craft blog and all :) I made this Birthday Board for Trevor's mom - Trevor is one of 9 kids, so there's a lot of them! Instead of doing the whole family's birthdays, I just did the grandkids and great-grandkids. The way it works is each disk represents a child. The number on the disk is their birthdate. Tutorials - StumbleUpon. Hola there!

Here you can find an organized list of all my tutorials, projects and printables. Ruby Cotton Scarf with Lace. Wanelo - unique products -ideas. Craftaholics Anonymous - StumbleUpon. How make tiny candles using old bottle caps! Fun easy diy tutorial. these tiny candles are a really fun to make and come together quickly. AND you can up-cycle several materials in the process, which makes this a fabulous Earth Day craft :) {Earth Day is April 22} to make these colorful tiny candles, i used several materials that usually end up in a land fill: bottle caps, broken crayons, and empty soup cans. the only thing i bought to make them was the pre-waxed wicks which cost me $1.50 for a set of 12. Martha Stewart Crafts - StumbleUpon. How to Make an Earbud Cord Caddy. Cut the foam as shown.

Note that this was NOT beveled. The earbud holes are a nice touch. 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. Holder for Charging Cell Phone.