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Top 20 Ultimate Ways to Use a Disposable Camera

Top 20 Ultimate Ways to Use a Disposable Camera
When it comes to photography, we like to root for the little guy. He’s the picture taker that works hard, is easy going and is always around when you need him. Yep, we’re talking about one of our old favorites: the disposable camera. While we love adding filters to our phone pics and making masterpieces with our DSLRs, there’s something magical about disposable cameras we can’t forget… They’re cheap, fun to play with and can do almost anything! Here’s our top 20 list of didn’t-know-you-could-do-that ways to use, abuse, modify, and make the most of your disposable camera! Top 20 Creative Ways to Use a Disposable Camera Smack some extra exposures out of it Our first tip started out as a simple way to get our disposable’s flash to fire, but we soon discovered something far greater. Much to our surprise, this trick will also often force the shutter open to make a double exposure! The process is simple: Charge your flash (most disposables have a button for this.)Hold camera in one hand, and SMACK! Related:  DIY/ otherGadgets

Miniature Weaving {Craft Camp} I am excited to be offering 30 days of fun crafts to keep kids active and entertained this summer! You won’t want to miss a day of these fun crafts for kids from some amazing bloggers! Please be sure to pay them a visit! Hi! I’m Ellen Luckett Baker from The Long Thread, where I write about sewing, crafting and DIY inspiration. Today I wanted to show you how to shrink a weaving! Supplies Needed for Weaving -chipboard (thin cardboard) -scissors -ruler -embroidery floss in the colors of your choice -tape -embroidery needle -iron -small piece of felt for backing -glue gun -necklace with jump ring How to weave 1. 2. lines 1/8″ apart and snip about 1/8″ cuts along your marks. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. The Top 20 iPhone And iPad Apps of 2011 Editor’s note: Contributor Brad Spirrison is the managing editor of mobile app discovery services Appolicious, AndroidApps.com and AppVee. With this post, he continues an annual tradition of picking the best iOS apps of the year. It’s telling that Apple chose an app that debuted more than 14 months ago, Instagram, as its “iPhone App of the Year” for 2011. This should not imply that there was a shortage of quality and groundbreaking apps released this year. Far from it. From social magazines to music discovery apps to console-quality games that players can hold in the palms of their hands, there are hundreds of new titles in the iTunes App Store that will inform, organize, and entertain virtually anyone who owns an iOS device. We picked 20 of the best iOS applications that came out or received significant updates in 2011. Here are ours. 1. After launching exclusively on iPads last year, this pioneering social magazine expanded to all iOS devices in December. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. iMuscle 9.

Basics: How to Make a Custom Loom – Make Scout So I have been seeing weaving projects EVERYWHERE! If all of you follow any other DIY bloggers well then chances are that you’ve seen them too. I’ll admit that it took me a little while to warm up to the idea, but then all of a sudden, I absolutely had to try weaving! So I thought, hey I could probably make a decent quality basic loom for the same price and it turns out you can! What you’ll need: 2 pieces of wood for the top/bottom of your loom (I used 18-inch canvas stretcher strips)2 pieces of wood for the left/right side of your loom (I used 22-inch canvas stretcher strips)Poster nails or other short nailsHammerSet of 4 Flat Angle Brackets and screws (Pick a size to fit your frame!) What to Do: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. (#1) At the top and the bottom of your frame mark half inch intervals with a pencil, leaving about an inch of empty space at the inside corners. 6. (#2) Hammer in a nail at each pencil mark, trying to keep the nails straight up and down. 7.

Mental Case Kimono DIY I’ve been seeing kimonos everywhere, so I decided to try a Kimono DIY! Turns out it’s pretty simple. Just 5-8 seams…depending on if you want to leave any of the edges raw. The best kimono I own was purchased at Prism Boutique in Long Beach. Dayna’s got an amazing selection of kimonos and the one I bought has the softest fabric and prettiest pattern. Okay, on to the DIY step by step instructions! Cut the fabric in half lengthwise and the fold it in half. Pin the right sides together half way down and sew them together. I like to finish it with a french seam (which just means folding the edges in on each other so they don’t fray). Pin and hem both of the open sides. Fold your fabric in half (right sides together) with the seam in the middle. I decided to leave my arm holes raw since the selvage won’t fray, but you can sew a seam here if you want. You can also leave the hem around the bottom raw or finish with a trim.

mental_floss Blog » 10 Ways to Game Up Your Home The first generation to grow up playing video games is now feathering empty nests, and plenty more gamers are buying and filling homes. Furniture and home decor companies keep adding designs catering to video game lovers, and those with a bit of time and creativity keep designing and building their own! A really dedicated gamer could furnish the entire house this way, but it's more likely you'd want to add just one or two game touches to your home to honor that side of your personality. 1. Space Invaders Couch If you love playing Space Invaders, you'll also love the Space Invaders Couch designed by Igor Chak. 2. Instructables user rpaxton and her mother made this awesome Nintendo Bedding Set with comforter, pillowcases, and bed skirt as a surprise birthday gift for her brother, and then posted the pictures for the rest of us to envy. 3. The Tetris Cooking Timer works almost like an electronic hourglass. 4. 5. Dennis and Judith built this Mario Brothers storage unit for their apartment.

DIY Tutorial: Elastic Strappy Bra » Operation Overhaul Here’s a really simple diy to convert your old/new bras into new elastic and fancy strappy ones! I find this especially useful for when the bands have stretched out and the bra no longer fits well. The tri-strap also looks great layered under loose tanks and low-back dresses! No more ugly bra straps peeking out! Materials you need for this tutorial:- Elastic (0.5″ Wide)An old bra with removable strapsScissorsSewing materials 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. I’m really glad at how this turned out and will definitely be wearing it with many of my tops!

7 Must See Strangest Gadgets First time here? I hope you'll consider subscribing via RSS or email (it's free). Thanks for visiting! Flying Alarm Clock Find it hard to wake up in the morning? Be warned. SatuGo Bouncing Digital Camera Imagine combining your love for bouncing balls and your obsession with taking pictures into one. Traveller’s T-shirt While not exactly a gadget, it can be very useful for those who often travel to places where you don’t know to speak the native language. Brief Safe A safe way to store cash and other valuable. Day Clock This is the weirdest of them all. Infant “Hand” Pillow Sometimes babies wake up the moment they are laid to bed. Transparent Toaster Have you ever rushed to get things done and in the process ended up burned your toast?

DIY Bracelet 25 Unusual Usb Designs July 13th, 2011 Anila Arshad This is my second part on usb designs, my first post is 10 Most Unique Usb Designs. My first post on usb design is really become so successful and my friends really like it so they mail me to add more designs here so today i try to add best and unseen usb designs and i hope this post is also make magic. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Play Recipe: Giant Reusable Bubbles - Twodaloo Last updated Friday, May 23, 2014 Sometimes an activity has no other purpose than to be awesome. This one definitely falls into that category- it was an accidental discovery that was so much fun that our whole family spent an entire afternoon getting gooey together- no screens in sight. So if your family is in need of some together time, whip up a batch of these reusable bubbles- I guarantee there will be lots of “oohs” and “aahs” and plenty of giggles, too! *This post contains Amazon affiliate links. Yesterday I posted about our super stretchy galaxy slime that I whipped up for our night sky theme. and Elmer’s Clear School Glue . The first batch of slime I made had this rubbery consistency, so I set it aside and made some more, which is what ended up in our galaxy photo shoot. You can make small bubbles. You can make medium-sized bubbles. OR you can make GIANT bubbles!! Fun, right? Make Some Gak! Ok, first you’ll need to make your own gak. If your substance does this, you’ve got slime.

30 Fantastic Geeky Tricks to Get The Most From Your Mac | Mac.AppStorm - StumbleUpon If you’re one of those Mac users that loves to dig in and play with hidden features and settings, this post is for you. Below you’ll find 30 tips and tricks to help both seasoned and beginner Mac users to get the most out of their OS X experience. We’ll cover everything from obscure Terminal commands to keyboard shortcuts that every Mac user should know and use. Dock Tricks Recent Items Stack Stacks are quite the handy addition to your Mac’s dock and the good people at Mac OS X Hints figured out a way to make them even more useful by creating a stack that automatically contains your most recent applications. These can of course be found under the Apple menu as well but it’s much more convenient to have them right in the dock. Recent Items Stack To accomplish this feat, simply copy and paste the line below into Terminal. defaults write com.apple.dock persistent-others -array-add '{ "tile-data" = { "list-type" = 1; }; "tile-type" = "recents-tile"; }' Stacks List View Stacks List View Stationery

Small Measures: Homemade Watercolors I share my home, and my life, with an MFA-toting husband (whose concentration was in painting and color theory), and an active, inquisitive, art-loving 2 year-old. Between the two of them and my own ongoing craft projects and homemade gift-making endeavors, suffice to say, there is a good deal of paint in our lives. Over the winter, I committed myself to organizing our craft/guest/office room. Going through a box of art supplies, I found a very old set of watercolors-as in, freshman-year-of-college-in-’94 old. For today’s Small Measures, in celebration of the Color theme on Design Sponge this month, I’m offering you an incredibly easy and affordable recipe for creating watercolors at home. I really love this watercolor recipe, for so many reasons, but primarily for two. Secondly, since you’re the one mixing the colors, you’re the one creating the palette. Homemade Watercolors The Goods: -1/2 cup baking soda -1/4 cup cornstarch -1/4 cup white vinegar -1 teaspoon corn syrup -Food coloring

DIY Magnetic Wristband - My Altered State She can make you do things that you had never imagined yourself doing. Things that will call into question your strength of character, your endurance, and your will to survive. Yes my friends, she can make you sew. S-e-w. With a sewing machine. (More on that in a bit.) First, let me tell you about screws and nails. When you’re creating something, there is a moment when you have wood right where you want it. You balance, prop, stand on one foot, and then turn to grab a nail… …or a screw. (Mom, I totally stopped using my teeth for holding screws, or opening packages. This frustration might be shared by others, like people who make jewelry, or people who are real sewing machine users… These people work with small metal parts too. Enter that handy wristband you may have seen at hardware stores. I thought one of those would be the solution for my loose screws. Only- have you actually SEEN those wristbands at hardware stores? They are huge. So I wasn’t really excited about the prospects. But first… Why?

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