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 beach...as i get older, more and more i find myself missing that place i used to go to almost every.single.day. as a teen. (my skin doesn't miss it. as a matter of fact, i now wish i listened more and DID put SPF on my face...hindsight is 20/20). my mom calls me from her walk on the beach almost every morning...*sigh*yeah, i get a little homesick around this time of the year. heck on my pinterest my "dreaming of summer" has the most pictures in it. ah yes. i miss my ocean. case in point. this bracelet, brought a flood of memories, not because i used to have one like it but because i can totally see me wearing it by the beach, not caring that it's gotten salty and wet, because i can totally make another one in like less than 5 minutes flat when i get home. *sigh* okay...
Handmade Paper… | kiss the groom 1. Select the pieces of paper to be recycled. You can even mix different types to create your own unique paper. 20 Super Cool Summer STEM Activities School may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean learning has to! In fact, it is vital that it doesn’t. When students let their brains take a break over the summer, they can lose the equivalent of two months of their grade-level math and reading skills. To combat summer learning loss and keep those STEM skills fresh over the summer, Project Lead The Way put together a list of super simple (and FUN!) DIY Dorm: Smartphone Projector | The College Juice Nowadays, we can do almost anything on a smart phone: send emails, play games, and even watch movies. Sometimes, however, squinting at the small screen can leave our eyes feeling tired. Rather than watch a movie or show on the tiny screen, why not magnify it via your very own projector? Check out this fun and simple addition to our DIY Dorm series:
Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers When I saw one of these “thumb ring book holders” (aka a “book ring”) in my online travels, I knew this was something I wanted to make and try out. I have arthritis in my hands and arms so holding books and tablets in bed is always a struggle. For a while, I had one of those clips that goes across the tops of the pages and includes a book light. That worked, but I read fairly fast, so moving it from page to page was a bother. Making a book ring couldn’t be easier. Sophisticated Salt Dough | make it give it I can totally remember being a kid and making salt dough ornaments at Christmas time. Snowmen, hearts, stars all painted and glittered, albeit a bit lumpy, hanging heavy on the tree. Fun. Thirty plus years later, they're still fun to make and can have a more sophisticated look.
Liberty Braided Friendship Bracelets We’ve made friendship bracelets with cotton thread, merino wool, nylon cording, and cashmere, but never with Liberty of London! This season we’re adding Purl Soho’s Liberty Bias Tape to the mix for a wild new version of our ultra easy Braided Friendship Bracelets. There is something so joyful about the detail and color of the Liberty entwined with the simple nylon cording. Make Your Own Sea Glass! (And Other Tumbled Lovelies) Make Your Own Sea glass! (And other tumbled lovelies!) First step down a slippery slope: entering a hardware store. How to build a People Counter with Raspberry Pi and Ubidots August 21, 2015 AT 3:00 am People counter project from UbiMaker on Instructables. In this simple project we’ll use a motion sensor to detect if an object is passing in front of our Raspberry Pi. Then we’ll count how many times that happens, and send this value to Ubidots.People counters are typically expensive devices used in the retail industry to understand how shoppers behave.