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Easy Love Notes. Dirty hems diy: book clutch. « Dirty Hems – Personal, Fashion, DIY Blog. Our last "vintage school" post was a quick tutorial on the most basic of hand-sewing stitches, the backstitch.

dirty hems diy: book clutch. « Dirty Hems – Personal, Fashion, DIY Blog

It's a good, all-purpose stitch for sewing seams when you don't have, or don't want to use, a sewing machine. Bra to Bustier Top. Wipe Off Weekly Menu Board. I am a meal planner.

Wipe Off Weekly Menu Board

I refuse to go grocery shopping without my week’s worth of meals planned out and list made. DIY Solar Lamp: Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Sun Jars. The principle is simple and seductively clever: solar lights that store energy during the day and release light at night.

DIY Solar Lamp: Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Sun Jars

These can be purchased ready-made in a variety of colors (yellow, blue and red) but they can also be built at home. A simple, less-technical approach involves buying a conventional solar-powered yard lamp and then essentially harvesting it for key pieces to put in a jar. This is simply a way of taking an existing solar lamp design and appropriating its parts to make something more attractive for display around a house or home. A more electronically-savvy individual can take the more complex route and built a solar lamp from the ground up using small solar panels – though the aesthetic result may not be as impressive. Whatever route you choose to go, these are fun and sustainable gadgets that make it easy to go green, automate the process of turning on lights at night and can add some color to your porch, patio, garden or windowsill. Make It Pretty Wednesdays: Organizational P-Inspiration! Crafts and DIY / Another idea for jewelry organizer.

MADE: TUTORIAL: Heartbreaker Valentines. Who said valentines were only red and pink?

MADE: TUTORIAL: Heartbreaker Valentines

In bright colors, these Heart Breaker Valentines work great for boys and girls. So get out your scissors and stapler, because today, you’re tearing up my heart….. (cue N Sync) Each valentine is stapled together to create a pouch full of secret candies. And the only way to find them, is to break my heart! Skill Level: AnyNeeded: * colorful paper* computer printer* stapler/staples* scissors* candy Start by printing this template from your computer.Two options….1) You can find the PDF file HERE. I chose to print on bright colored paper so the Heartbreakers work for both boys and girls. Another option: print to white paper and let the your kids color the hearts themselves: Most of all, make sure your kids check out what you’re doing. Staple around the outside of each heart, leaving an opening at the top of the heart for inserting candy (or, use your sewing machine to sew around the edge…though it might be more difficult to sew it shut.

V and Co how to: jersey knit bracelet. I don't know what it is about this time of year that makes me just want to have my bare feet in the sand, be watching the sun setting into the ocean, and breathing in the warm salty air of the i get older, more and more i find myself missing that place i used to go to almost as a teen.

V and Co how to: jersey knit bracelet

It’s in the NEWS! Newspaper.

It’s in the NEWS!

It’s one of the things I’ve never thrown away. And with my obsessive coupon clipping last year..we have TONS! Head Scarf Tutorial. After many requests, I finally made a tutorial on how to tie a simple head scarf.

Head Scarf Tutorial

It's really, really easy. I did this without looking in the mirror, so that should tell you how easy it is. Green...Easy Knit Produce Bag. Paper Flower Key Holder / Mark Montano. Difficulty Rating: Beginner Tags If you need a quick 'just because' gift for someone, this is it!

Paper Flower Key Holder / Mark Montano

It’s simple to make, couldn’t be less expensive and we can all use one. Anthro-Inspired Mirror & Flamingo Toes - StumbleUpon. You all know we love a good Anthropologie knockoff around here – so a couple of days ago when I was browsing online I came across this mirror.

Anthro-Inspired Mirror & Flamingo Toes - StumbleUpon

Oh I definitely need that. Hold the presses – did that say $498??? Huh. Make It Pretty Wednesdays: Organizational P-Inspiration! A Beautiful Mess. Hey, friends! I'm here to share my new favorite happy hour recipe! It's fresh, herbal-y, and citrus-y. Water Balloon Luminaries. A fun and easy project with a beautiful payoff.

Water Balloon Luminaries

Learn how to make these Balloon Luminaries. You will need: High-Melt Paraffin Wax (IGI 1260)Party BalloonsDouble BoilerCookie Sheet. You knew i was going to make one. They are all over pinterest.... Make A Purse From Vinyl Records. First I cut off the bottoms of the 2 records that make the outside of the purse. I put the oven on Broil and then put the record on a cookie sheet.

As soon as the record flattened a tiny bit in the oven and was obviously softer, I took scissors and cut across the record until it got hard again. I repeated this until the record was cut straight across. Then for the bottom of the purse, I cut across the record so that the label still shows, also so that it was at the widest point of the record. Do not try cutting or sawing the record without the oven, they break. Embroidery Designs at Urban Threads - Projects - StumbleUpon. How to Choose Colors to Flatter Your Skin Tone. There are a lot of pretty eye shadow, blush and lipstick colors out there. But which ones best complement what skin tones? Lori Taylor, pro lead artist for Smashbox Cosmetics, spoke to eHow about the basics of identifying your skin tone and choosing the colors that best flatter you.

DIY Cartier-Esque Bracelet. Family Chic. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 | Comments: 98. Make a Custom Pair of Tap Pants. By Haley Pierson-Cox For me, summer in NYC means two things: 1) I will eventually wear a light skirt into the subway when my hands are full, and 2) on that day, when I step onto the stairs of the station, a gust of wind will come barreling up from below, lifting my skirt and showing my backside to anyone who cares to look. This year, on the very first nice day, my skirt flew up not once, but twice.

Smoothielicious. Hey Glitter Girls! Perfect Summer Bangle. Wall Art for Sienna's Room. First off, let me just say, I really love photos printed onto a canvas. Really. Valentine craft for LMNOP blog. By Kate on February 4, 2011. Old Garage turned Mini Dream Home! Stuff to Make in my Old Age - StumbleUpon.

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