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DIY Friendship Necklace – HonestlyWTF

DIY Friendship Necklace – HonestlyWTF
As soon as Lauren and I saw this editorial in Flare Magazine, we knew we had to recreate these awesome, friendship bracelet-like necklaces. We promise they are super easy to make and the perfect way to pass the time during those long summer roadtrips. To make a 2-tone necklace, cut a long piece of rope and wrap two different colors of embroidery thread around its own bobbin. Tie a starter knot along with the two colored threads you are using, leaving at least 3 inches of slack, Tape down the slack to a flat surface or safety pin it something that will help keep it in place (feeling nostalgic yet?). Lay the color that isn’t being used (shown here in purple) in your left hand, along with the rope, and hold them taut. Take the active color (shown here in red) in your right hand, pass it over the rope, loop it under and back through the opening. To alternate colors, simply put the inactive color (red) in your left hand and the new active color (purple) in your right.

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Home Work - The TP Flower Project Some months ago I stumbled upon a really fun DIY with your kids blog post. While I have no kids, I still thought of saving that post and perhaps even try it myself one day (with or without kids...). Time passed and I completely forgot about it, until about a couple of months ago when I was going through my never ending "bookmarked web links" and I found it again. This time I left that page open and started working on it. At first I had to save every empty toilet paper roll.

Christmas Craft-a-long Week One: Make Something for Your House – Crafting a Green World Here’s to a handmade holiday! Every week in December, I’m inviting you to craft along with me. I have some projects that I’ve been wanting to make this holiday season–something Christmas-y for the house, some heirloom Christmas tree decorations, handmade gifts for the guys in my life, and a jazzy crafty contribution to Christmas dinner–and each week I’ll be featuring my project, as well as tutorials for several other projects along the same theme. Most of all, though, I want to see what YOU guys are crafting for Christmas. So here’s where I get to announce the brand-spanking-new Crafting a Green World Flickr group and the CAGW Christmas Craft-a-long Flickr group. I want you to join our groups, I want you to submit your craftiest handmade holiday photos to the Christmas Craft-a-long group, and I want to feature those photos right back here on Crafting a Green World, where each week I’ll share some in my craft-along round-up.

Scoubidou/rondelles The moment we saw Phillip Lim‘s Box Braid Collar Necklace, we were immediately overcome with a wave of nostalgia. Our memories of a neon, plastic box braid lanyard was suddenly transformed into a sophisticated leather jewelry component. Honestly, brilliant! DIY > PATTERN UP YOUR DENIM SHORTS Header 1) Denim shorts2) Old t-shirts3) Thread (matching the t-shirt)4) Scissors 1) Cut out a strip of patterned fabric approximatelly 6-7cm.2) I normally wear my shorts folded twice. Fold them once for sewing the decorative fabric.3) Sew the fabric to your shorts , slightly higher than the edge.4) Fold the bottom of the shorts once.You can hand sew it as the stiches will be hidden after folding. 5) Cut out a square.6) Fold the edges of the fabric.7) Sew the top and the sides of the fabric to the pocket and hide the extensive bottom fabric inside the pocket.Done! Tags: diy

SUPER Easy Ironing Board Cover Tutorial If you'd like to see my (license free) Handbag Patterns please look here. Thanks for your ironing board cover (IBC) tutorial requests. Calling this a tutorial might be pushing it slightly as it is outrageously easy, but then, really easy is really good right? This one is for everyone who asked for it (especially Ian, because I love it when fellas drop in for a read). Add Texture To Your Clothes With Sashiko Stitching Buttons, threads, embroidery… beyond an intentional hole or some light distressing, there are so many beautiful ways to make your clothes truly your own. Autumn is such a gorgeous time for fashion. The cool weather invites us to express ourselves through layers, colors, and best of all, texture. Go ahead, mix silk with velvet, linen with wool – this is the perfect time to experiment and have fun with the clothes on your back and in your closet.

Craft: Kirigami Fall Decorations Just when I thought the fall season was here, we get hit with 90 degree weather, ugh! But, that's not stopping me from decorating the house with leaves, pumpkins, and gourds. I run on a strict seasonal decorating schedule and if it's fall, then that's how I'm decorating the house. Talk Like A Pirate Day Crafts Sep02 by Guest Contributor Our Guest Contributor is Lindsey Boardman of Filth Wizardry Yaaarrr me hearties! It be “Talk Like A Pirate Day” again this September 19th! 9 Ways to Turn Old Musty Books Into Something Cool Bibliophiles and bookworms, English majors and lovers of literature: is it possible to have too many books? They accumulate so quickly! Every member of your family getting you the same three books you requested for Christmas. Seeing Don DeLillo marked half-off, knowing you dumped a half-caff latte on your copy of Underworld, and – even though only the first three pages are illegible – justifying its purchase. 15+ years of required reading lists stored in boxes in your basement, even though you can bet your bippy you will never willingly read the poetry of Robert Burns again. We are up to our waists in books, some of which we hate (really Master Burns?

first piece of furniture: stage has A. The frontage, the intermediary and its cross-pieces as well as the bottom of the piece of furniture Profiles: Veloursopstrijkstickers handleiding - farbenmix-de Welcome to the heart of Here you will find: basic sewing tips, step-by-step photo instructions to all of our farbenmix patterns, detailed sewing instructions, a lot of design examples and many more. What is the best way to copy a pattern? What kind of fabric should I use? Hew do I insert a zipper? What possibilities are there to embellish clothes?

Silly Eagle Books: decorating I've been thinking about this beautiful valentine key wall art from Design Sponge since February. I pinned it of course, and it's been sitting on my craftastic board since then. Thanks to the Pinterest challenge, I finally got around to trying it out this weekend. I don't think the end result is as lovely as the key, but it was fun to do and gave me some ideas for future projects.

Recycle a Soda Bottle into a Coin Purse Home » $1 and Free, Accessories, cheap crafts, Food Crafts, Headline 9 February 2009 284,595 views 48 Comments by heather Lava Lamp - How to Make a Lava Lamp - Homemade Lava Lamp Video Even if your little ones can't appreciate the days of bell bottoms and disco, they'll love this DIY light. Get into the groove and construct a fun and funkadelic lava lamp using household materials.See Transcript Hey guys - Jonathon Stewart here for About.com. Hands down, no question, the best things about the '70s? Disco, Star Wars, the disco version of Star Wars, bell bottoms, and lava lamps.

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