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Campaign for Safe Cosmetics : DIY Recipes. Show your face, your feet or your muscles some love with safe, natural, toxin-free spa concoctions and personal care products.

Campaign for Safe Cosmetics : DIY Recipes

We’ve compiled some of our favorite safe cosmetics recipes below. Test these recipes out at your very own Safe Cosmetics Party. If you have a favorite recipe of your own, e-mail us! We'd love to try it out and share with others. Getting Started The necessary ingredients are usually affordable and not hard to find in organic or natural form. There are no preservatives in these recipes so take a few precautions to avoid contamination by bacteria.

Recipes. Commonwealth Felt Online - Home of the original wool felt - BAM001 20'x22' - Color# 0435. Seeing shadows... We're just around the corner from a major holiday.

seeing shadows...

OK, yes, Valentine's Day...but before that, Groundhog Day. For those of us in cold climates, the arrival of a small furry creature can be key. Drilled Natural Stone Jewelry Tutorial. Guest post tutorial by Jenny Hoople of Authentic Arts.

Drilled Natural Stone Jewelry Tutorial

Want to learn how to drill holes in beach stones? DIY Tutorial: Mirrored Collars - ÆTIENNE.NET. August 26, 2010 While I’m (still) working on another DIY project, I did a quick one this morning to make up for my lack of tutorials lately!

DIY Tutorial: Mirrored Collars - ÆTIENNE.NET

Inspiration: I’ve wanted to make a detachable collar with a mirrored surface for some time (no idea why), but it wasn’t until I saw Lucinda‘s post on her prismatic shoes that I realized that it was totally DIYable- with old CDs. What you will need: Unwanted ShirtAn old CD, or two, depending on how much surface you want to cover.Basin/Old Container that can fit the CD nicely. (You might want to throw this away when you’re done)A ChopstickA pair of scissors (that you’re, preferably, willing to part with)Uhu Glue. Scissors + Thread, Pallet Reading Bed. 30 Tage 30 Dinge. Repurposed DIY For Everyone! I've heard it from so many different people...and I've said it myself!

Repurposed DIY For Everyone!

"I wish I could... " I'd like to showcase some repurposed DIY designs I've collected that I think anyone and everyone could do - and do well! It won't be hard to find the supplies, either. Not only will you feel the elation of creation (hey, that rhymes!) D.I.Y: Recycled T-Shirt Scarf // Gettin' Crafty! D.I.Y: Recycled T-Shirt Scarf 1} Gather a few old t-shirts you don't wear anymore; thrift them or buy new -- but choose thin, soft (preferably worn out) t-shirts.

D.I.Y: Recycled T-Shirt Scarf // Gettin' Crafty!

Find two t-shirts of different colors that go well together. 2} Lay the shirt flat on the table or floor. 3} Cut 1 1/2 inch strips, remove the hemmed edges. Cut them as long as possible; I went from the bottom of the front of the shirt all the way to the end of the back on some pieces. 4} Cut off the sleeves of the shirt and save them for the end. 5} Organize the strips by length and gently pull on them. DIY Newspaper Gift Bag. This newspaper gift bag is a cute way to wrap a birthday present for a friend!

DIY Newspaper Gift Bag

It’s super easy and lots of fun! I used the comic section, but go ahead and use any other section or kind of paper you like! Thanks to for all the basics for this tutorial! Felt Flower Pillow Tutorial. I'm really in love with the versatility of felt at the moment, plus it's a fabric that's perfect for the fall season.

Felt Flower Pillow Tutorial

So, I decided to combine felt with some of the Marimekko fabric that I recently purchased at Crate and Barrel Outlet and create a fun throw pillow. DIY Glow Jars Tutorial. Posted on October 19, 2011 by Christina Aren’t these glow jars sublime?

DIY Glow Jars Tutorial

They take about two minutes to make and cost only 20 cents a piece. How’s that for an enticing DIY wedding project? These would look amazing at an evening outdoor wedding. Line walkways with them, or place them on tables. If you like this project, check out my DIY ‘glitterarium‘. Mini Piñatas DIY. Oct 12 Yea!

Mini Piñatas DIY

It’s a piñata day! We miss Mexican food here in Paris since it isn’t as readily available as back home so we started having Taco Tuesdays where my friend Rubi makes amazing homemade tacos. Last night we got together and I made everyone their own personalized mini piñatas. There was one at each person’s plate filled with treats and surprises. Materials Needed: Cereal boxes, scissors, exacto knife, crepe paper in folds, tape, glue Step One: Draw a picture of the donkey on a cereal box and cut it out with scissors.

Step Two: Once your armature is built its time to decorate. Step Three: When you are done cut a trap door at the bottom to fill with treats like small candies, gifts, party poppers, and confetti. The Daily Telecraft: Brainstorm: What to do with plastic animals! [Large & small] La Pomme. Cuteable. Strawberrykitten. Creative Kismet » Blog Archive » little guiding stars. Since the new year has started I’ve been trying to think of ways to be more kind to my self. Especially when that nasty gremlins try to creep in and stump me. I remembered this origami star video on You Tube and had to get them involved in my plan.

I thought it would be fun to make a whole bunch with kind words and “you are….” phrases inside. I made 60 of them, enough to last me the whole year if I open one a week, plus a few extra just in case. M.a.k.e. Alitas ! Inspirada en estas fotos que vi en Burdastyle,dibuje mi propio patrón para poder hacer estas alitas de pájaro para mi pequeña Emma, les comparto el patrón porque se acerca la primavera y en esta estación siempre se necesitan disfraces para los niños. Needle Sculpting...Pictures? (Page 1) - Tips & Techniques - Teddy Talk: Teddy Bear Forum for Artists, Collectors, and Show Promoters for Artists & Collectors. Beary Cheap Teddy Bear Making Supplies down load our fact sheets for the professional look. Face Sculpting - (print this page for future reference) The most important part of bear making is the FACE. It is the place where the bear expresses his/her personality and it is the first thing most people notice when purchasing a bear.

It is important that the bear looks back at you, if he doesn't, there is no appeal. The art of perfecting a face is the most fundamental part of bear making. A good pattern helps, correct size & placement of eyes is also very important, the nose & mouth are important, but even when you seem to have got all these attributes right, does the bear say what you want it to? With just a few stitches in the right place, it is possible to add considerable character to your bear.


How to re-use Kodak MAX One-Time-Use disposable camera? How to re-use Kodak MAX One-Time-Use disposable camera? The Kodak MAX One-Time-Use disposable camera is available in two flavors: outdoor camera or flash camera. To dissect the camera, you will need a mini-screwdriver set. To modify the camera, you will need a cutter. dissect the camera Each disposable camera body is held together by a set of tabs. Remove the packaging stickers covering the body. After dis-lodging the second set of tabs, there is one last tab. Below, you see the inside of the camera. If your disposable camera has flash, you will need to remove the battery to prevent from being shocked, while working on the camera. Modify the camera Before we can re-use the camera, we have to modify the film advance wheel of the camera. Remove the film advance wheel.

Turning the VistaQuest VQ1005 Digital Keychain Camera into a Spy Cam. Wiki Attach | Edit | Free daily money tips for women - StumbleUpon. 30 Fonts Perfect for Vintage and Retro Style Design. A Vintage or retro style design is meant to transport it’s audience decades into the past. Designers try to do this by using various design elements such as textures and patterns from a certain time period.

But it’s also important to use accurate typography from the time period you are trying to represent. In this post, we’ve rounded up 30 excellent vintage and retro fonts that you can use in your designs. 100 Delicious, Dirt-Cheap Recipes for the Starving Student. MUSIC BOXES - MORE THAN 30 TUNES, CLICK HERE. Select a photo effect or try goodies application. Cyberoptix TieLab: hand silkscreened TIES THAT DON'T SUCK!

Always Chrysti - Always Chrysti - 100+ Ways to Creatively Reuse Old Magazines. Mailbox Peak. Featured In: Day Hiking: Snoqualmie Region, by Dan A. Nelson and Alan L. Bauer. Buy the full book, including maps, elevation profiles, photos, and more: I can read. Most favorited last 30 days - page 10. How to make gift bags from newspaper. When I bought something at a store recently, the clerk handed me my purchase in a bag made from a newspaper. Sewing Tutorial: Turtle Pincushion {With Pattern} Vintage inspired embroidery paper goods and by MiniatureRhino.