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How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic… This tutorial is an old one of mine that’s too good not to share again. Since posting the first time, I’ve had lots of questions about these buttons which will hopefully be answered in this revised post. Equipment Some handy notes: 1. The buttons. single hole, hole punch (like this one here). 2. 3. Okay.. lets get started! Tracing tips: You can use either coloured pencils or permanent pens. Words must be writted backwards in order to be readable. Shrinking the buttons: To shrink the buttons, you can use an oven or a heat gun (the kind used for embellishing). After the buttons have twisted and twirled, and are LYING FLAT, it’s time to take them out. Note: If the skrinking is taking too long, you may need to turn your oven up. Here’s a short little stop-motion to make sure you’ve got the gist of how easy this is! Shrink Paper {here} Circle Punch {here} Hole punch {here} Pens {here} Update: I’ve made a video to show how to shrink the buttons using a craft embellishment heat gun. Kimanh

How to Potty Train Your Puppy Using a Bell: 5 steps Edit Article Edited by Flickety, Travis Derouin, Ch00ey, Maluniu and 17 others Teaching your puppy to use a bell to tell you when he needs to eliminate saves lots of time, energy and stress compared to other forms of housebreaking. It also provides experience training your dog in the early stages of development. Ad Steps 1Hang a bell on the door leading to the outside of your house. 5Practice makes perfect. Tips You can change doors once the puppy understands the purpose of the bell. Warnings Be careful that the string holding the bell is not long enough to reach around your dog's neck (or around the neck of any cats you have in the house) and that it is secure enough that your dog does not pull it down and eat the bell.Be careful of how you attach the bells to the door frame.

3 Four and Under: Silhouette Tutorial Nope, it's not what you're thinking. I'm not talking about the machine, I'm talking about making silhouettes of my beautiful children I've been wanting to make them for months, and I have been looking for inexpensive oval picture frames for months. This is how I made mine Step One: I took a picture of each of my children Step Two: I uploaded the pictures onto my computer and opened them in Adobe Photoshop And then I carefully deleted the background of the picture Step Three: I used the Paint Bucket Tool and colored in my daughter's silhouette in black Step Four: Then printed the pictures out and cut out each silhouette Step Five: I took the silver Dollar Tree trays and spray painted them white Step Six: After they dried I took my trusty Ralph Lauren glaze (that I got for a $1 a gallon) and painted it onto the edge of the trays and wiped it off with a paper towel Step Seven: Then using Mod Podge I decoupaged the silhouettes onto each tray Then hung them on the wall in my bathroom

A Key Chain and a Dog Tag I finally found my inkjet compatible shrinky dinks paper! I made the key chain I had wanted to make back in December, and I also made a cute dog tag for Murray. I’ve edited the photos of Murray’s tag to remove or blur our address and phone number, but the info is on there. for my PO Box Collar from Pattern & Paw. Enter ‘nicoleislovely’ to save 15%! How To? It’s a very easy project. First, you’ll need to come up with a design. Keep an eye on the shrinky dinks while they’re baking. before baking fresh out of the oven You can leave them as-is, but a clear topcoat is recommended. I left the back of my key chain white, but I colored the back and sides of Murray’s dog tag with a brown Sharpie. That’s it!

Sew DoggyStyle: DIY Pet Coat Pattern - Sewing it Together! This is part 2 of our coat tutorial. To get your pattern pieces, visit our first tutorial on making the pattern here. Since we are recycling junkies, we decided to make this coat from an old wool shirt. First things first: cut out all your pattern pieces. If you are using the shirt pockets and collar, keep following along. Now, anything you might add to the outside of the coat needs to be sewn on FIRST (i.e. pocket and collar). If you are skipping pocket and collar, continue on here! You are now ready to start sewing entire coat together! Almost done!!! How about adding some buttons from that shirt? He's workin' that new coat. Now flip that collar up and prepare to look bad@$$. Erika and Sebastian

Beaded Bracelet I’m super excited to share this project with you, as it has been over two weeks in the making. I fussed around with many a mini-crochet needle and embroidery thread, and my house is now littered with bitty seed beads, to arrive at what I think is my favorite and most unique tutorial yet! Woo hoo! Materials: Embroidery thread (I used 6 stranded thread) Crochet hook size 1 (2.75mm) Seed beads Jewelry clasps Needle Scissors Directions: Note: This pattern is for a bracelet that measures 6.5″ at completion. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Or you can always go the neon route, which is clearly a Blog a la Cart fav. Admittedly, Sunny demands to wear the blue and “geen” one frequently. Photos: Ashley Weeks Cart

Tiny Polaroid Magnets | { Ambrosia Creative } Hi there! It’s felt like forever since I’ve last blogged, and has felt like an eternity since I’ve done anything crafty and nifty. Since my morning sickness has gone into full speed (yes, we’re expecting our third this fall!) I haven’t felt like myself. But nothing like inspiration to wake one out of a reverie — or nightmare, in my constantly sick state. I came across these DIY Pantone chip magnets on How About Orange and wanted to do something similar. You will need: Cardboard (mine was the backing of a sketchbook — much thicker than the back of a regular spiral bound notebook) or 2-3 sheets of white cardstock or poster board spray-mounted together to use as a sturdy backing to the magnetsOpaque white marker (necessary only if your cardboard is not white) Craft knife Metal straight edge/ruler Clear packing tape or frisk film. Step 1: Download a Photoshop file of the Polaroid frames below. Step 2: Print out photos onto photo paper. Step 4: Trim out photos with craft knife. 487 Comments

How to Make a Cat Bed from an Old Sweater: 6 steps Edit Article Edited by Denelle Bratcher, Nicole Willson, Sondra C, Ben Rubenstein and 31 others In less than 30 minutes, and for less than $5, an old wool sweater from the thrift store or the back of your closet can become a cozy cat bed (or dog bed, if the dog is small enough or the sweater's especially big). Ad Steps 1Lay the sweater out flat. 6Stitch the neck opening closed. Tips Make puppy or dog bed out of owners clothing or mommies fleece robe. Warnings Unless you want a size smaller pair of jeans, do not throw them in with the sweater in the felting process.

Silhouette Jewelry How-to...(Mom, You're Not Allowed to Read This) Mom, I'm serious. If you're reading this, jump on over to Amy's blog or something. Or at least start practicing your surprised look when you open up your gift on Mother's Day. I'm so excited about this project I just did that I decided to post about it right away for those of you who may still be stumped as to what to get your mom for her big day. Do you love it? The great news about this project is that it's relatively quick and also pretty easy. So, here's what to do: Head to Hobby Lobby or any place that sells these bezel pendants and a necklace chains. You'll also need a small amount of scrapbook or other pretty paper and some Gloss Mod Podge. Next, cut your pretty papers to fit your pendants and paint on a thin layer of the Mod Podge on the back of the paper to secure it inside the pendant. Then, take pictures of your kids. Once you choose the picture you want to use, print the picture out on plain paper in black and white at the percentage you need to fit your pendant.

Shrinky Dinks -- Free Pattern 1 Sheet Black Shrinky Dinks shrinkable plastic (Item D200-6A) 1 Sheet White Shrinky Dinks shrinkable plastic (Item D800-6A) Giga Punch with Scalloped Edge - Round (Item Gigapunch) Jumbo Punch with Scalloped Edge - Round (Item Jumbopunch) Jumbo Punch with Scalloped Edge - Oval (Item Jumbopunch) Staz-On Solvent Ink Pad - Black (Item D880) Staz-On Solvent Ink Pad - Opaque Cotton White (Item D879) Scroll Pattern Large Rubber Stamp - (We used Swirls and Curls by Stampabilities) 1/8" Hole Punch (Item D840) 2 - 6mm Jump Rings 2 Earring Posts with adhesive pads and Earring Backs (Item 830P) 2 -6mm Round Acrylic Rhinestones - Clear Beacon Quick Grip All Purpose Permanent Adhesive Step 1: RUBBER STAMP - Stamp any design or pattern on Shrinky Dinks plastic sheets. Refer to Photo. Step 2: DIE CUT - 2 Large (Giga) Round shapes (Black) 2 Smaller (Jumbo) Round shapes (White) 2 Smaller (Jumbo) Oval shapes (White) Step 4: BAKE ALL PIECES - Follow package instructions.

TRAINING CESAR'S WAY - Canine Advice, Tips and Tutorials Company InformationPrivacy Policy Terms of Use Affiliate Program Advertising Information Glass Tile Pendants Want to know how to make a glass tile pendant?? They're super easy - you can do this! Here's a brief tutorial. They can end up costing less than $1.70 each - wow! Perfect for gifts. First gather your supplies - you'll need: --a glass tile, --a bail (that's the hook that goes on the back), --paper or fabric design, --diamond glaze and a small paintbrush, --superglue, --and a chain to hang it on. Some ideas for your glass tile pendants: --Use fabric and paper - here's a post with great idea tips. I bought all my supplies from CandyTiles and was really impressed. ** update - 10% off at CandyTiles if you enter "sugarbeez10" in the coupon code area ** First take your tile, and trace it onto your paper. Next squirt your diamond glaze on the back of the tile - about pea size. Then while the diamond glaze is still wet set your paper face-down onto it. Let dry for 5-10 mintues or longer. We had a great time making these - and so will you! Go make some!!

ADVENTURES IN FASHION: {DIY} Pierre Hardy Inspired Eye Heels When I first saw these Pierre Hardy heels a few weeks back, I nearly lost my mind... I mean seriously, just look at them! But with a price tag upwards of $1000, I decided to try my hand at DIY instead (pffft, can you blame me?). All it took were a few clips and — my personal favourite — some Shrinky Dinks, and I was in business! Not quite as nice as the original, but hey, gotta love a bargain, right? Start by drawing an eye onto a scrap piece of paper as a guide, making sure it's about three times the size you want it to ultimately be. Now comes the fun part — painting those bad boys! When everything is nice and dry, glue your shoe clips onto the back of each plastic eye, pressing firmly to secure. Tip: To make the eyes flirty and Pierre Hardy-esque, be sure to tilt them upwards before securing the clips to the backs. And that's it! { I added mine to some strappy Forever 21 sandals... Photos by Adventures in Fashion

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