Posted on November 01, 2011 in Bed, Bath & Kitchen , Decor & Furniture , Organise & Personalise by Simone Via: amy-newnostalgia.blogspot.com Why didn’t I think of that?! We guarantee you’ll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems … some you never knew you had! (Above: hull strawberries easily using a straw). . Via: apartmenttherapy.com
Now that my university is closed for winter holidays, I finally have more free time to do all the crafty things I’ve been wanting to. One of these is a lamp made from plastic cups I’ve seen at taf , the art foundation, in the Monastiraki region in the center of Athens. When I first saw it at taf , I was amazed; I looked closely and I couldn’t believe my eyes!
there are two parts to this instructable. the first part is the key chain, in order to make the key chain you will need the following: tools: 1. RJ-45 plug crimper 2. cutting or sleeving tool 3. scissors materials: 1. 2 pair or more network cable 2. RJ-45 plugs (male) 3. colored rubber protector for RJ-45 plug 4. key ring the second part is the rack for the key chain. it is optional. in order to make the rack you will need the following:
Parts needed: - empty wine bottle and cork (I used a 1.5L bottle) - wire - blue and red LEDs - 220 Ohm and 100 Ohm resistors - small toggle switch - gel candle wax I got the gel wax from Michaels for $32.23 with a 40% off coupon. There is enough wax to fill three 1.5L bottles. The wire, switch, resistors, and LEDs all came from RadioShack for about $15. With $11 worth of wax per bottle and $15 worth of electronics, this project cost about $26 all together.
This will show you how to turn an ordinary bottle into a light bulb. This is an experiment and there may be flaws but that is all part of the learning process. I used a Bacardi bottle for the bulb but any glass bottle will do, This in not a LED instructable. This is a direct response to the death of the incandescent bulb. I harvested a tungsten filament from a 40 W bulb since I did not have a local source for tungsten wire,
If the sun seems to peer right into your window, give it something pretty to look at -- and through. These translucent hanging hearts are easy to make from waxed paper and crayons. In return, sunbeams will color your room with cheer. Martha Stewart Living, February 2000 If the sun seems to peer right into your window, give it something pretty to look at -- and through. These translucent hanging hearts are easy to make from waxed paper and crayons.