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DIY Capiz Shell Chandeliers -Cant believe theyre faux! - StumbleUpon

DIY Capiz Shell Chandeliers -Cant believe theyre faux! - StumbleUpon
To make a capiz shell chandelier is time consuming, but so worth the effort! Just take a look at these examples and find out how to make a show stopping faux capiz shell chandelier for as little as $9! This is the very popular West Elm Capiz Shell Chandelier installed in the bedroom at Vintage Mint. And an even dreamier version! A DIY Faux Capiz Shell Chandelier posted on Design Sponge. You can find the full tutorial on Susan’s blog here. Then, her husband installed hooks to the ceiling and hung the capiz chandelier. Here it is with the light on. And this is Amy's faux capiz shell chandelier, one of Susan's friends. And another masterpiece here!

I feel melty. | Light&Spoon - StumbleUpon EDIT 11/5/2012: We are no longer selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop. We are now focusing on a new jewelry project, so please check that out and we hope you enjoy the tutorial below! Edit: We are now selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop! If you have questions about commissioning your own artwork, please see the shop or email us at Here’s our contribution to the melted crayon craze on Pinterest. Anyway! He filled in in with marker, and then we taped some saran wrap around a piece of cardstock to make a run-off barrier for the top of the umbrella. We pulled out all the blues and greys from three boxes we got on sale for $2.50 each at A.C. Then it was just a matter of putting the crayons through the gun–the pretty-but-stupid impulse-buy glue gun that barely works, so I didn’t ruin my good one. The hardest part was removing the guard and fixing the wax around it. Yay! Like this: Like Loading...

DIY Chindi Reindeer The moment I spotted these colorfully wrapped reindeer and moose at Anthropologie last December, I knew I had to DIY it for HonestlyWTF this holiday season. Created in the style of vibrant Chindi rugs from Jaipur, India, these wrapped reindeer are incredibly fun to make, are a clever way to repurpose old t-shirts, and make fabulous gifts! You’ll need:paper mache reindeer or any other animal1 yard total of various colors of cotton or wool jersey2 small brown pom pomshot glue gunlots of glue sticksscissorsjingle bells (optional)string (optional) Start by cutting the fabric, along the width, into 1″ strips. For a medium sized paper mache object, 26-30 strips should suffice. Pull at both ends of each strip of jersey. Beginning in the middle of the torso will serve as the guideline. Continue twisting, glueing, and wrapping. As the rope begins to runs out, tie a knot at the end. Keep wrapping and again, follow the contours of the reindeer. And your Chindi reindeer is finished!!

Dear, Oh Deer Sachin + Babi Giveaway Last month, while in New York City, we had the pleasure of meeting Sachin and Babi Ahluwalia, the charming and dynamic couple behind Sachin + Babi. We spent the afternoon previewing their latest ready-to-wear collection, which […] Dolce Vita Giveaway Meet Babette. She’s 5″ tall, color blocked in suede, and one of Dolce Vita‘s many amazing new styles this fall. Ten Tips: Decorating with Vintage Style I love decorating, especially with antiques and vintage pieces. I inherited this trait from my mom, who I can remember hunting for bargains, and stripping and staining furniture when I was a little girl. I grew to love antique furniture and anything vintage, and I’ve decorated most of my home with an eclectic array of vintage finds. One of the best parts of decorating with vintage flair is you can find amazingly cheap pieces of furniture that can be repurposed into something beautiful. Also, many of the pieces are extremely unique and knowing no one else will have the exact same piece adds to the charm. The true passion of “antiquing” though comes from the thrill of the hunt…there is nothing more exhilarating than literally stumbling upon (either online or in person) an amazing jewel that you weren’t expecting to find! 1. 2. 3. Yes, it means having to keep the inside somewhat neat, but I’ve found it still looks great even when everything isn’t perfectly arranged! 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Thrifty and Chic: furniture So, this is one of those stories of getting something and having it sit in your basement for years. Like 7 or so years. Yep. I wish that was uncommon around my house, but it really isn't. Back in the day, we went to a furniture store....I'm sure to get furniture or something :)...but I don't remember what we got, if anything. I actually did do something with two of them. I've been seeing these floor poufs everywhere now, and decided it was about time to make one when I remembered these little cubes. These were so easy to cover. I measured the sides and added an inch for seam allowances. Each side was 10"x17.5" so I cut four of them at 11"x18.5". So, here are all the pieces: I found the best way to cover anything is to do it inside out first. I laid the top down first, and then secured two sides with some pins. Then, secured the other two sides with some pins. Next, I secured each side to the side next to it. Here it is all together. Next was creating the bottom seam.

Do-It-Yourself Decorating Projects and Ideas - Cool Copper Projects Warm metallic hues are easy to love but often pricey. When you create the look... Easy Doily Bowl Craft a decorative bowl from a doily picked up from a flea market, antique... Camper Birdhouse Encourage birds to stay awhile with an adorable vintage birdhouse. goodbye, house. Hello, Home! Homemaking, Interior Design Blog, Staging, Budget DIY: Organizing Today, I am teaming up with some of my best organizing blogging buddies to share with you all of our favorite household organizing helpers. We've all gathered quite a few simple and creative ideas for you! Let's get started with the items that I find most helpful in my own home. They come in all shapes, sizes, and colors and make the top of my list for their versatility and penchant for containing and hiding ANYTHING. We keep our reading material contained in the living room in large wire mesh baskets under our coffee table. This is in our All-in-One office/theater/library/guest room. Inside the baskets are all manner of electronics and their cords, extra CD cases, and DVDs. In my pantry, the large baskets up top hold extra Kleenex, to-go food storage containers, and paper towels. This is a medium magazine basket that I got from Thirty One HERE. It's handy most anywhere, it holds rolls of ribbon on its bar and gift wrapping supplies, or toilet paper on the bar and magazines below,