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PHOTOS: Stunning Mason Jar Crafts. Turn Paint Chips into a Dry Erase Calendar. DIY Money-Saving Blissful Beauty Recipes on Cambio. Colorization Using Optimization. Gold leaf rocks. How to Make Cherry Blossom Lights. Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That. Japanese Kusudama, this tutorial is featured on Craftuts Anyone can do that, I assure you.

Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That

The proof: I can, just take a quick look at my result below. And, believe me, I am neither meticulous nor particularly patient. Put your stuff up in the air! Hanging DIY ideas & tutorials. Posted by ScrapHacker.com on onsdag, juni 27, 2012 · 9 Comments To heck with both feet on the ground!

Put your stuff up in the air! Hanging DIY ideas & tutorials

Now’s the time to put your ideas up in the air! How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic… This tutorial is an old one of mine that’s too good not to share again.

How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic…

Since posting the first time, I’ve had lots of questions about these buttons which will hopefully be answered in this revised post. Equipment Some handy notes: 1. The buttons. Circuit Board Nail Art. Recycled Computer Chip Tree Decorations. Homemade Body Wash. A few years ago, we decided (and by we, I mean “I decided” and dragged my boys along!)

Homemade Body Wash

To try and cut out as many chemicals from our regular routine as possible. You know, clean up the things we clean ourselves up with? Well, some of it was super easy to change out (hand soap and face toner), other stuff not so much (“no poo”). One of the easier things in our routine to swap out with something more natural was body wash. We made the switch to Dr. Now, before I get much further, I should say that this post is not, in any way, anti-Dr. Make Your Own Floral Suitcase! Plain vintage suitcases are pretty great but cover them in your favorite coordinating fabrics and your house just got cuter! Not only do they look cute in your home, they're great photo props. Decorate a nursery, stack them high in your living room, stand them up behind other items on a shelf, etc.

It's an easy way to add color to your space without investing a lot of money. Keep an eye out for hard cases with stitched seams (for tucking fabric in) and think about using a variety of sizes for great impact. You no longer have to pass up the perfect case shape because of a nick in the vinyl! First, gather your supplies. A pair and a spare . diy fashion. How To Add a QR Code to Yearly Interview.

You know how they say time flies when you’re having fun?

How To Add a QR Code to Yearly Interview

Well, we must be having a blast over here because more than a year has flown by and it’s time to update you all on Jack’s yearly interviews. You may remember me posting about his 3 year interview last year. We decided to add a QR Code on the sheet so that anyone could scan the code and be taken to the audio file of his interview. B L O O D A N D C H A M P A G N E . C O M: The Eventually Pinterest ToDo List. Birds On A Wire Art. Thrifting this weekend, I came across these big bins full of old picture frames.

Birds On A Wire Art

With prices as low as $1 each, I couldn't help myself and I picked out three lovely frames. A little paint can make such a huge difference. Candle Re-wicking. Do you have any candles that look like this?

Candle Re-wicking

The wick is too short to light but there's still a good inch of candle left. What a waste! Extreme Bike Makeover – Roll Up Panniers. As you might remember from the previous Bike Makeover post, it’s been a while I’d been drooling over these magnificent roll up panniers by Brooks; I was so charmed I couldn’t find another bag suitable for my bike.

Extreme Bike Makeover – Roll Up Panniers

Normal bicycle bags seemed just too plain now, and most of the panniers I found couldn’t roll up at all. I kept searching and all the bags I saw were too bulky, too boring or too expensive, so my bicycle kept going with no bags at all. I showed the roll up panniers (that are much to expensive for my wallet) to my dad, and he exclaimed: ‘Alright, we’ll make one!’ DIY Chanel Pearl Hairpins. This week’s DIY, requested by a reader, was inspired by the abundant and delightful use of pearls in Chanel‘s Spring 2012 Collection.

DIY Chanel Pearl Hairpins

Though I’m usually not the biggest fan of pearls, I actually fell in love with the way Karl affixed them along the back of necks and pushed oversized ones into loose updos. His modern interpretation of the underwater gem just goes to show that pearls can be worn any day, at any age! With a few easy steps, you’ll be able to whip up a handful of pearl hairpins as fast as you can say “Sally sold seashells by the seashore” 10 times. Backwards. You’ll need:8mm – 12mm half drilled crystal ‘faux’ pearls20 – 22 gauge wirebobby pinswire cutterflat nose plierssuper glue Start by cutting off a 5 inch piece of wire. Put a few drops of super glue onto the tip of the folded part and insert it into the pearl. Allow it to dry completely.

Continue to wrap tightly 5-6 times. Now, secure the pearl by wrapping the other side around the bottom half of the pin. Welcome To Amanda’s Diner. I'm serving up a few tasty treats for you today!

Welcome To Amanda’s Diner

The first specialty of the house is our new favorite way to have breakfast. Rainbow Pancakes Yes, that is pancake batter. Now. There is no need to silently nod to yourself in victorious gloating satisfaction because (hanging head)… you were right. R2D2 Eye Makeup. To celebrate Star Wars Day (May 4, as in “May the Fourth Be With You”), 26 years old Finnish makeup artist Jangsara created the R2D2 eye makeup for her blog. You Might Like These Share and Enjoy. Awesome Origami Shadow Art Of Kumi Yamashima.

There are some seriously skilled origami artists around today, people who can use the simple art of folding paper in order to create some totally fantastic masterpieces! There’s Star Wars inspired origami of Martin Hunt and Hasegawa Yosuke’s ingenious origami currency hats for world leaders to name but a few, but Kumi Yamashima is the first origami shadow artist I have seen! Yamashima folds the paper in such a way that when light is shone on it from the side – the shadow resembles a human profile silhouette! You’ve got to admit it’s pretty impressive, the way just a few simple little folds and creases can so closely resemble the human form!

As part of the project, she created resin casts of the paper profiles which featured 50 New Mexican citizens from different backgrounds. This part of the project was entitled “Fragments”. Yamashima is well-known for her fondness of using art materials in unusual ways. DIY Picture Tiles - You Will Never Buy a Photo Frame Again.

Lately I’ve been having this huge urge to decorate the house. This is big news. I do not decorate. Arguably, one of the reasons why is because I. absolutely. hate. to. buy. mass. produced. decor. Super Sprayer. Diy floral suitcase. Mother/Daughter Spa Day with World Market. DIY Lunchable Jars {Guest Post} Hello everyone, my name is Kayla and I run SayNotSweetAnne.com. These are some useful tricks. Cool Ideas May be You Have Never Think Of…. Crazy paper thing. The Twice Remembered Cottage - A Cottage Transformation Journey. "Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air"~ Ralph Waldo Emerson. 39 Easy DIY Ways To Create Art For Your Walls.

A Super Easy DIY Beaded Leather Bracelet. DIY: How to Make a Vinyl Record Notebook. I love finding crafty projects using vinyl records-- from making a vinyl record purse or vinyl record bowls, I think those round slabs of plastic are incredibly fun to bend, mold, shape, and cut. DIY Vinyl Record Bowls. DIY. Dry shampoo has been a MUST HAVE in my daily hair care routine for the past three years.

Elastic Hair Ties. Crafts lessons: how to sew a fish net…inadvertent knotted jute demijohn knockoff. During our holidays last week, I was able to visit one of my favourite little shops. 35 DIY Fall Crafts and Recipes. I am so excited for Fall this year! The link party is packed of Halloween Crafts, Fall Delicious Recipes, * THE COUNTRY CHIC COTTAGE (DIY, Home Decor, Crafts, Farmhouse) 5 Kitchen Staples You Can Make Yourself. The Cheese Thief. Scissors.paper.wok. The Cheese Thief. 12 Days of Handmade Gifts- DIY Recipe Potholders. 12 Days of Christmas. The Eventually Pinterest ToDo List / put paint tape to cover the place to stencil, put paint filled balloons around canvas, pop with darts, let dry, use stencil to add silhouette - love it! » A Handweaving Crafternoon at NYPL domaphile. Sliced Agate Necklace. Push Pop Containers 24ct. Clear Plastic Push up Pops: Amazon.com: Kitchen & Dining.

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Hemp Basket. 25 Handmade Gifts Under $5. 25 DIY Handmade Gift Tutorials Part 2. Glowing jar project – varázslat a lakásban (EN/HU) Newspaper Blackout. Won Park – The Master of Origami Paper Folding. 31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects. Legend of Zelda Soaps. Odd Art –Vinyl Portraits Of Musicians Using Just White Dots. From The Repurposed Library: A New Sewing Box - News - Melanie Falick Books.

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