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The American Go Foundation A Guide for the Complete Beginner If you have played 100 games, whether online or against a human or computer, perhaps you have glimpsed a bit of the depth, the challenge the game presents. Now you're trying to figure out how to get stronger -- like the rest of us! Window Frame Jewelry Display {Tutorial} Update: Like this project? Then you’ll definitely want to check out my new-and-improved version here! Remember my window-frame-turned-jewelry-display? Of course you do, how could you not? Well it’s time for a detailed tutorial.

How to turn jeans into a skirt - Portland sewing If you want a fun sewing project involving old blue jeans, you must try your hand at turning an old pair of jeans into a skirt. Recycling jeans by turning them into skirts is a great way to get a new life out of old jeans that might not fit the way you like anymore. And for young girls, you can turn jeans that are too short for them now and turn them into nice skirts that they can wear to school! CLICK HERE for full instructions including nice step-by-step photos on how you can turn a pair of jeans into a jean skirt! Design*Sponge » Blog Archive » diy project: window films this month’s material is a simple one…paint! obviously paint comes in many forms, and one of my favorite craft tools is the paint pen. they have come a long way over the years, and the newest paint pens provide a really clean, fluid line of paint and are great for drawing with. in our home we needed some window films to provide privacy, but we also wanted them to let light through. using contact paper and a white paint pen, i’ve created some decorative window films that are easy to change, replace, move, etc. if you don’t feel super comfortable with your drawing skills, you can easily print out images or text and trace them onto the contact paper. happy crafting! -kate CLICK HERE for the full project after the jump! What You’ll Need: 1. contact paper, clear (this is for lining drawers, you can find it at hardware or drug stores) 2. ruler 3. scissors or exacto 4. paint pen 5. tape

DIY Embellished Friendship Bracelets The weather is warming up and my wrists are feeling rather lonely and bare after hiding under long sleeves all season long. But after digging up last year’s DIY friendship bracelets, I realized they desperately needed sparkly and shiny upgrades. Today we’re showing you three easy ways to embellish your friendship bracelets, making them all grown up . . . (FULL TUTORIAL ADDED!) My version of a $385 bracelet! :) chain and thread. - JEWELRY AND TRINKETS For starters: the bracelet I made... So I was browsing some high end designer jewelry a while back, and though I never buy designer things, it's sometimes interesting to look through such items. I came across this bracelet that i thought was really cute...except it was $385!

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 i get older, more and more i find myself missing that place i used to go to almost 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...

easy cheerios birdfeeders for a school event Ever the supermom wannabe, I of course volunteered to help out with the Family Fun Day at my daughter’s school, even though we couldn’t attend said Family Fun Day due to a family event up in Jersey. The day was garden-themed. My tasks were to turn pieces of cardboard into signs and to come up with a make-your-own-birdfeeder idea. First, look at my awesome signs. I’m pretty proud of these, which is why I’m posting a photo here even though it has no place in this blog post. Anthro Limitless Strands Necklace How is your Holiday shopping going? Have you started? I will confess I have not. But I have been talking about starting. Does that count?

Upcycled / Recycled T-Shirt Bangles (Tutorial) and Weekend Stuff….. I’ve got a LOT of scraps. So I’m always trying to come up with a way to use them. I made a few fabric bangles. T-Shirt Bracelets SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2011 | Comments: 45 Brightly colored t-shirts that are too small for my daughters now, have found new life as bracelets. For this project you will need some old t-shirts and a bunch of bangle bracelets.

Shrinky Dink Necklace | with lovely,with lovely, Remember Shrinky Dinks ? I recently rediscovered them, and it turns out they’re just as amazing now as they were when I was five. I love how versatile this magical material is. It starts out thin and semi-transparent, so you can draw your own creation or easily trace an existing image to make an impressive-looking replica.

Discover A Hobby - Ultimate Directory for Finding and Learning New Hobbies!! Calligraphy Alphabet Examples Before we get started with the article, below are some fantastic examples of great calligraphy Alphabets that you can use to practice. Blackletter Font

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