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Festive Holiday DIY: Glitter Mason Jar Candles | cakerypapery. 27 Nov Nothing says “Christmas” like glitter putting up the tree and setting up the nativity scene. Well, that and the trifecta of epic Christmas albums (Mariah, Bieber, N’Sync. Duh.). But seriously. If you’re looking for a quick, easy, festive holiday DIY with glitter (who isn’t?) It’s sort of like snowflakes, in a jar. Just make a glue wash (glue + water) and brush the inside of the mason jars. Add glitter of your choice (I like silver) to the inside of the jars, and roll/spin the jar around until the glitter coats the sides. Let dry, and….done. I brushed the glue almost all the way up to the top, but you could do it at various levels for the mismatched-yet-chic look. These take about five minutes to make, and definitely give the house a festive look, even when they aren’t lit. Seriously, iloveglitter. Like this: Like Loading... Tags: craft, DIY, mason jar. Color My Room.

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Vinyl Bowl Tutorial. DIY Pebble Mat. Just finished this mat to go with my Bathroom Redo. It has a peculiar providence, I was mooching around the CB2 website, doing a little window shopping and I spotted this fellow for $39.95 Me: 'Hey, I had that idea too! ' I just didn't get around to doing it! " My Sweetie: "So you're saying they stole your idea from inside your head? " Me, kinda indignant: "YEAH" Him: "Would you like me to make you a tinfoil hat? " Crazy aside, here's how I made the mat. I used: 1 rubber Welcome mat4 bags of river rockssome contact adhesive All from the Dollar store. I smooshed down the glue then arranged the rocks. The only difficult part for me was to not try and arrange the rocks too much, I didn't want straight lines or uniform colour, but it's hard to let go of the whole symmetry thing.

I haven't had any problems with slipperiness... yet. Tagged : bathmat, diy_version, CB2, bathroom, Cheap- Lava Lamp Hookah Tutorial. Howdy Hookah friends! Our friend Tatum sent us his ingenious lava lamp hookah mod and wow, how awesome is this? Send us your own hookah mods and if we like them, we’ll post them! What do these two objects have in common? They can both become your vessel for a superior smoking experience! In a previous Hookah Love Blog post, my buddy Christophanes busted the myths that surround small and tall hookahs. But a major concern with most hookah owners is aesthetics. You will need: 1. I’ll be making this Lava Lamp Hookah out of a Mya Chic Hookah, but I’m sure that any hookah in which the stem fits on to the base, a female-fitting one, can be used for this application (Editor’s Note: This includes the Mya QT, Econo Mya QT, Econo Mya Gelato, Mya Bambino, Mya Razo, Mya Piccolo, Mya Nou Nou, and the Mya Gelato Hookah.)

The Mya Chic’s female-fitting stem. Follow my lead young Padawan. Not a delicious soda pop. Now, remember that bottle cap at the top? Don’t forget the gloves! The cooled “lava.” It’s made! DIY Alien Abduction Lamp. This is an entry in the Living With Lindsay Five Dollar Challenge! The challenge was to make a home decor item for $5 or less. My project is inspired by Lasse Klein's conceptual Alien Abduction Lamp. The lamps are still being developed and are not available for sale yet.* (update 2010: oh yes, the lamp is now available).

I thought it would be fun to make one for my own personal use out of materials I found at the dollar store. When I was shopping for materials, I couldn't find any toy cows (a cow has to be the one being messed with by the aliens, right?) , so I bought a plastic "Noah's Ark" set that contained a pig (although there were only one of each animal in the set, so I hardly see how that qualifies as a Noah's Ark set!) That had a cow in it at Target's dollar spot, so I had to get it to make the lamp perfect! Project Materials: Total cost: $5 You will also need, from on hand: To make: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Here's the lamp in the daytime. Photo Negative Lamp Tutorial. Star Map. Note:You can't use fishing line. Don't even think about it. It just doesn't conduct light in the right way. [ref] You can buy optical fiber by the reel, but there are better and cheaper ways to get it*: For large star maps; a fake Christmas tree works very well!

This time of year, it's not hard to find one cheaply. For smaller star maps; the retro-tastic 'UFO Lamps' are a great source of fibers, and are pretty easy to find in dollar stores. Both of these sources are great! Just consider: * The more stars you have, the better it will look. [*] Some fiber-by-the-reel is sold here. Cloud Light Tutorial. DIY Cherry Blossom Lights. Fried Marbles Tutorial. I made fried marbles!! There are already several people who have posted these around this site, and on each post there are people trying to figure out the best way to make them. So I took the liberty of trying all of the methods to see which is best. I tried boiling, "frying" in a cast iron pan... But the very best way, as well as the easiest, was to bake them in the oven. And here's my idea for what to do with them. Hope this inspires someone. Cutting glass. DIY Beach Glass Jars & Bottles.

Upcycle Old Board Games. Cool Copper Projects Warm metallic hues are easy to love but often pricey. When you create the look... Easy Doily Bowl Craft a decorative bowl from a doily picked up from a flea market, antique... Camper Birdhouse Encourage birds to stay awhile with an adorable vintage birdhouse. The secret... DIY Book Trinket Box. Diy book bookends. A few weekends ago, we celebrated my sister’s birthday at Pane E Vino for the second year in a row. This place is just fantastic. The servers are attentive, the food delectable and the patio has a really bright and airy ambiance that makes your skin look all glowy and youthful (love that!). And that lasagna? I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again. TOP-NOTCH. After being engaged for about 5 years and together for 14, Janey and Tre announced that they set a date for their wedding next year!

Knowing their style, it’s going to be a fabulously chic and offbeat affair. It’s terribly exciting and it has made me so eager for my own (imaginary) wedding, so much so that I’ve been very active on my Pinterest wedding board lately, pinning everything from vintage dresses to non-floral centerpieces to practical spreadsheets on what questions to ask your photographer.

Anyway. Also! Glitter Balloons. We made some glitter filled balloons this morning for New Year's Eve and Hudson had fun shaking them around. I made him play with them outside just in case they popped... All you need is: BalloonsGlitterFunnelSharpie (if you want to write on the balloons) Place the funnel inside of the balloon after you write on them. Pour the glitter into the balloon and blow it up. Just make sure you don't breath in while doing this...or you'll get a mouthful of glitter...I'm not speaking from experience or anything. ;) DIY Glitter Ornaments. I showed this to my Stampin' Up! Club ladies and promised I would post the instructions (w/ pictures) on here for them and my other customers - I hope y'all will try these out - they're SO easy and the results are so fab!! Clear Glass Ornament Dye Re-inker (Stampin' Up! Ink used for these - I do not know how other types of ink will work with this as I've only used SU Classic re-inkers) Water (optional) Paper Towel Rubber/Latex Gloves Fine Glitter (I use SU!

Dazzling Diamonds Glitter for these) Small Powder Pal OR scrap paper shaped into a funnel Small container (to drain the ink into - I used an empty plastic film container) Remove the top and hanger of the ornament (be careful as you're doing it as the glass is very thin and the hanger pops open as it's pulled out) Put on your gloves before moving to the next step. STEP 2: (optional) ***If you skipped step 2 and want to use just re-inker - add approx 20 drops to your ornament Pour the ink mixture into the ornament. STEP 7: (optional) DIY Cupcake Christmas Ornaments. It's is my absolute favorite time of the year! Time to dust off your jingle bells, pour yourself some peppermint hot coco and make something for Christmas!

I always loved making Christmas ornaments as a kid, and well, I still do! I love putting up the tree with my family and looking back at all of the ornaments I made as a kid. So many wonderful memories. I can't wait to make more of those memories with my kids someday! Every so often I like to switch up Christmas tree themes and this year I want a sweets tree decked out in candies and cupcakes!

Cupcake Supplies: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Step 1 Remove the ornament hanger Step 2 Hot glue your ornament into the cupcake liner, top side down Step 3 Hot glue all around so that the liner is secure Step 4 Create a Mod Podge/glitter mixture and paint onto your ornament Step 5 Sprinkle on some dry glitter and tap off any excess Step 6 Insert your ornament hanger into your "cherry" (Styrofoam works best) Step 7 You're done!

These are really fun and easy to make! Faux Stained Glass. All Thumbs Crafts A craft tutorial blog for the un-Martha: where those of us who are all thumbs and don't have a big budget can still create some nice craft projects. Thursday, March 17, 2011 Faux Stained Glass Please note this blog is no longer updated. If you've read my post on How to Decorate Paper Mache Easter Eggs, you may remember the Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Air Splatter technique I used to create the really colorful eggs. Then I thought...Hmmmm...glass is non-porous and glossy...why not try it on a small votive. I cleaned the glass off first with rubbing alcohol. Posted by Screaming Sardine at 12:27 AM Email ThisBlogThis! Labels: glass, paper mache 40 comments: Load more...

Links to this post Create a Link Newer PostOlder PostHome Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) I've moved my blog! Followers Unique hits since March 19, 2011 stats counter Labels Popular Posts Faux Stained Glass Please note this blog is no longer updated. Blog Archive Subscribe To Posts Comments Search This Blog About Me. "Stained Glass" Votive Holders. By Jenny Ryan Many times when I’m at the grocery or drug store, I can’t resist throwing a few scented votive candles in my cart.

When I’m ready to burn them, it’s easy enough to sit one on a cute little vintage china saucer, but I recently decided to try and find a fancier display solution for them. I also wanted the project to be inexpensive, and the materials used to be things I already had on hand. I was inspired by memories of making faux-stained glass in elementary school and came up with these fun little glass votive holders. This project is quick and easy, and a great way to whip up custom party décor on the cheap. Materials Tissue paper in your desired colors Mod Podge (matte finish), in a pinch you can also use school gluePaintbrush Scissors Glass containers to fit your candle(s), I used thrifted vases and wine tumblers Paper punches in various shapes Q-tips, optional Directions Step 3: Start affixing the punched-out paper shapes to the glass using your paintbrush.

More: Related. $2 Frosted Centerpiece. I bought this "goblet" at the thrift store for $1.75 a while ago, and have used it for many things since then. Recently, I spotted and pinned these candles made with yarn and frosted spray paint and LOVED the way they looked. I thought rubber bands would work, too. With Christmas coming, I was looking for ideas for a table centerpiece and this seemed a good starting point.

So, I grabbed the goblet and added the rubber bands. Next, I gave it two coats of frosted spray paint. Ten minutes later it was dry! Isn't it gorgeous?! I will probably add some winter greens to the base and use it as a centerpiece for the holidays. Inspired ideas. Transferring Ink to Candles. Acrylic Paint Transfer Tutorial. Rainbow Rice Tutorial. Glass Marble Magnet Tutorial. Tiny Polaroid Magnets | { Ambrosia Girl } Alphabet Magnets.

Tiny Terrarium Tutorial. Tinted Mason Jars in Rainbow. Mason Jar Foaming Soap Dispenser. DIY Glow Jars Tutorial. DIY Sun Jar. Colorful Wall Art. Stencil Art. Crayon Wall Art. Bird and Text Collage Wall Art. Cherry Blossom Wall Art.