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DIY Network - Home Improvement How-To & Remodeling Projects

DIY Network - Home Improvement How-To & Remodeling Projects

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DIY: Colorful Dessert Stands Hello friends, happy spring, the sun is shining today, at last! There’s just something about sunshine and bright colors that is making me happier this week. I even painted my toes a bright coral yesterday ~ that’s me, livin’ on the edge. Making a Stencil UPDATE: If you are here at All Things Thrifty for the first time, WELCOME!! Since I wrote this post about making a stencil I have found that making stencils are MUCH easier with my Silhouette Machine. So, if you would like to see an easy way to make a stencil with a Silhouette check out that post! UPDATE:Also, if you would like some FREE stencil designs, check out that post also! A few weeks ago, I came across this amazing image fromWhitewall and Co. I instantly fell in love with their stencils, but the prices were a little too high for my thrifty core.

Top Places to Find Quality Illustrator Tutorials Online This post was originally published in 2009 The tips and techniques explained may be outdated. Finding Illustrator tutorials online can be a mission, but luckily there’s a handyful of websites and blogs offering top class Illustrator tutorials, tips and techniques. This post rounds up the best places online to find high quality tutorials and articles to help you learn Illustrator like a pro. Vectips

Soap Queen TV: Holiday Candle Travel Tins Grab some hot cocoa, get comfortable and prepare yourself for some candle making fun! In the final episode of my Holiday Series I show you how to make cute little travel candles perfect for the gift giving season. When filming this episode I tried to include as much helpful information as possible, which resulted in a nearly 13 minute long video (hence the get comfy recommendation). I demonstrate how to use our liquid candle dyes and wax dye blocks as well as show many common candle problems and how to fix them. Although I mention it in the video, I really want to emphasize how important it is to use heat safe containers both for your mixing container and for the final candle container. I love keeping a few of these travel candles on hand for last minute hostess gifts or ‘just because’ gifts to give through out the Holidays.

Forum > Lego Mario designed using modo I recently built this Lego model of Mario using a NextEngine 3D scanner, modo and big pile of Lego. Hope you like it!Cheers,Keith I scanned a Mario action figure using the excellent NextEngine scanner... The resultant mesh in the scanning application... Imported into modo as OBJ and scaled to the size of the model I wanted to build (75cm).

Pepper Design Blog » Blog Archive » Tufted Headboards are Modern & Beautiful Update: welcome from Pinterest! Check out this post for my easy tutorial on tufting with a staple gun, this post on a simple, flat upholstered headboard from an old slatted bed frame, and this post on a tufted headboard that I made for our guestroom. Original instructions on how to build a tufted headboard from Apartment Therapy are linked, and there are plenty of great suggestions in the comments! Tufted headboards are chic and lovely, and look great in any bedroom.

How Joyful Hola there! Here you can find an organized list of all my tutorials, projects and printables. I want to point out that I am no sewing expert and have no formal education in either sewing or English (Spanish is my native language) So I might not always use the correct terminology or best technique, I am always learning too! It might not always be perfect, but it’s sure a lot of fun! Rainbow Roses: All Colors in One Rose The rainbow rose is a rose which has had its petals artificially coloured. The colouring method exploits the rose’s natural processes by which water is drawn up the stem. By splitting the stem and dipping each part in a differently coloured water, the colours are drawn into the petals resulting in a multicoloured rose. Besides roses, other cut flowers can also be coloured using the same method.

Make Canning Jars Look Vintage Blue I bought these probably five years ago at an antique/consignment store. I think I paid about 12 dollars for a set of four. Now you can expect to pay at least that for just one. Last night I was cruising around the internet and happened upon a link to a tutorial using mod podge and food coloring to make your own. Cool! In the original tutorial, she experimented with a few different methods and colors to get the look she was after. Tutorial: Father's Day Grillin' Towel Am I the only one who thinks that men are difficult to craft for? My husband likes a very simple style and a very limited color palette so this was quite the challenge for me! Not too bright, not too bold, not girly, not too embellished. Tailored and masculine. This is an improved-upon idea from some grill towels I made for my husband last year....Last summer, my husband was deployed and missed our anniversary, Father's Day, and his birthday. So I just lumped all those occasions into one gift and surprised him with a new grill when he returned!!

Button Monograms This is a really COLORFUL & creative way to display your child’s initial. Super easy for sewers & crafters who have lots of extra buttons laying around. Gosh I LOVE buttons… Tutorial: How to Make a Mason Jar Lantern So, here's a little tutorial for you, courtesy of the dapper Mr. Beeper. Last summer I handed him a crate of mason jars and asked him to make some lanterns out of them that we could hang in the back yard--and this was the result. Today, it is about my favorite feature in our yard--instant ambiance in a jar (um, pun intended). Get your own ambiance-making instructions right here:DOWNLOAD TUTORIAL And step by step photos above for your reference.

Board Game Box Cool Copper Projects Warm metallic hues are easy to love but often pricey. When you create the look... Easy Doily Bowl make your own custom colored chalkboard along with my plant frenzies, i had a little time to get crafty as well! i ran across this article on how to paint your own chalkboard as i was organizing some of my magazines. i had torn it out and stuck it another magazine over 3 years ago!! i remembered how much i loved the project, and picked up the necessities on my lowes expedition.

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