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Canvas Project To all of your coming over from Pinterest:Thanks so much for stopping by! Who knew such a simple project could become so popular? If you have any questions please ask! You can also check the comments because many people have shared tips and tricks they discovered as they've tried this project. Also, there's a misconception going around Pinterest that you can use glue for this project. A few weeks ago on Pinterest I found this lovely ditty. One thing you need to know about me is that I'm a font snob. I apparently got two different kinds of puffy paint. I knew I wouldn't be able to get a lot of detail using puffy paint, so I chose a font that was simple but not average. I didn't want to paint right onto my canvas because puffy paint is famous for getting random air bubbles. The next step was to peel the letters off of the wax paper and place them on my canvas. Once it was all done, I hung it up over the kitchen table. I love how subtle it is.

Chalkboard Mason Jar Magnetic Jars Longest title ever for a craft? I just couldn't decide what to call it, so it;s a little long-winded.... But, here's a tutorial on how to make Chalkboard Mason Jar Magnetic Jars: I was sent some products to try out from Plaid, along with a gift card to Walmart for any other supplies I may need. (oh man, I must be technology challenged - I took these with my tablet and now I can't flip the pictures - so turn your head and humor me .... ) Do you remember a couple of years ago when they downsized the craft section and took out fabric (at least my Walmart did ) to make room for a bigger electronics section - - and then mine brought back fabric a few months ago and I jumped for joy - - and now the whole craft department has expanded recently - take that electronics! Including tons of products from Plaid - awesomeness! Anyways, moving on - - I picked up these super awesome mason jars - I didn't even know they made these: But there they were at Walmart, with all the other mason jars:

Citrus Facial Refresher In a small sauce pan, bring water to a boil. Add vitamin C tablet and stir until dissolved. In a medium glass bowl, add the lemon peel. Pour the hot water over the lemon peel and cover with plastic wrap. Cool Mint Lip Balm On Tuesday I showed you the sparkly strawberry lip balms I made for my Christmas cracker gifts. They'd be great for the gals, but I also needed something for the lads so I made cool mint lip balms with a white leaf atop. Christmas gift : Cool mint lip balmIngredients 2 tablespoons of white beeswax pellets (1/2 tsp for leaves)4 tablespoons sunflower oil (1/2 tsp for leaves)Few drops of cool mint flavour oilTeal food colouringPackagingEquipmentMini leaf mouldPipettesMicrowavable glass jugMicrowavable small glass jarMetal spoonScissorsSharp knife Cool mint lip balm, How-to step by step Start by placing the beeswax pellets and oil in a glass jug and heating in the microwave on low to medium power until the beeswax pellets have melted. In a small glass pot, melt half a teaspoon of beeswax with a teaspoon of oil in the microwave until beeswax pellets have melted. Wrap washi tape around each jar to secure lids. See hand-made strawberry lip balm here, with fully illustrated photos.

Sugar Scrubs Recipes *December 13, 2012 Update: I have had many of you wanting the labels to download…Great News! They are now available and you can get them by clicking on this link: Peppermint Candy Cane Sugar Scrub Labels You will notice that you have to Like my Face Book page to get it. As always I really appreciate the loyalty of my fans! Guess what? Sugar Scrubs are a great way to add some moisture and soften up winter-dry skin. I simply took two cups of white granulated Sugar and mixed in a 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup Almond Oil (Coconut Oil will work too). Once you have it all mixed together you will want to divide the scrub into two equal parts and in separate containers. Make a large funnel out of a piece of paper (a small one will not allow enough room for the sugar scrub to pass through it) and add a small amount into the jar. Then add a white layer so that they are about the same height and flatten it. You can buy Peppermint Essential Oils from my favorite DoTerra Rep here: Peppermint Essential Oil

The 36th AVENUE | 25 Handmade Gifts Under $5 If your gift list is long and your budget is small here are some great Handmade Gifts that you can make. Keep in mind that handmade items are not just beautiful but special… I love to give them and I love to receive them. In my opinion they are the best! Jersey Knit Bracelet Lovely! This would make a perfect gift for any of your girlfriends. You can choose the colors and recycle t-shirts that you have around the house. Cheap and cute! tutorial Paper Clip Earrings Tutorial This is a brilliant idea… and the possibilities are endless. Love it! Printed Candles Who doesn’t love a candle? Think about how many different stamps you could use to customize this project. tutorial Hot Chocolate Art! What a great gift for neighbors and teachers… I am personally a hot chocolate lover so this would make a great gift for me tutorial Tile Coaster You can buy these plain tiles at Home Depot for under a dollar. I’ve seen them with family pictures also… Way cute! tutorial Bow Belt I was amazed how easy this tutorial was. So Pretty!

20 Fascinating And Cool DIY Ideas To Add More Beauty To Your Sweet Home Now a days DIY projects are very famous all over the world, everyone tries to build something new and different which can be a easy way to turn your old things into useful stuff. Thanks to all the designers who are working hard in DIY section and giving us something very creative, cheap and handy products. In this post we have collected 20 more DIY ideas for you to try and I am sure these will add more beauty to your beautiful homes. 1. Source : 2. 3. Source : Tutorial 4. Source : Tutorial 5. Source : 6. 7. basket from old newspaper. Source : Tutorial 8. Source : Tutorial 9. 10. Source : 11. Source : 12. Source : 13. Source : 14. Source : 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

How to make Hair Bows • Art Platter - StumbleUpon Boutique quality bows can be made using ribbons in varied sizes and materials. You can make these bows to match your kids’ outfit and can also be attached to headbands. Glimpse of the Result: How To: Step 1: Take a piece of satin ribbon about 15 inches in length. Step 2: Fold the ribbon in two, make a crease and mark the center. Step 3: Set the first half of the ribbon like a loop meeting the center point. Repeat this for the second half to make a structure like an 8. Step 4: Hold the center of the top loop and bring it towards the center. Step 5: Similarly bring the lower loop towards the center. Step 6: Slowly lift the bow holding the center tight. Step 7: Take a small piece of ribbon and twist it at the center covering the string we have used to secure the ribbon. Hair bows are pretty accessories and can be made quickly.

10 Popular DIY Ideas From Pinterest - My Modern Metropolis Over the past few weeks, our Cool DIY Projects board on Pinterest has exploded - from a few thousand followers to now over 160,000. We've collected around 200 pins so far, creative ideas that run the gamut - from drinks and desserts to costumes and crafts. More than anything, they're ideas that just inspire us to live more colorfully. Today, we highlight 10 of them that seem to be quite popular, that is, they're the ones that have hundreds of likes, comments or repins. While clicking into some of these images provide step-by-step instructions, others just stand as a source of inspiration. 1. She Knows, "Why stop at the candy inside? 2. Skirt! 3. Apartment Therapy, "Glow and Behold. 4. Queenvanna, "i saw the idea on flickr, way back in the summertime and i just waited and waited for the right time." 5. Curbly, "Spring is in the air, people... 6. 7. I Bake Cupcakes, "I love the animated movie UP and have wanted to make UP inspired cupcakes for a while now. 8. 9. 10. Style Me Pretty.