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Pet ID Tag - Martha Stewart Pets

Pet ID Tag - Martha Stewart Pets

{ Pretty Calendar Project } With the economy in a funk it's really nice to be able to give handmade gifts this Christmas. Calendars are a cliche Christmas gift, since New Year's is right around the corner and all, but why not do it a little differently? Today I made a calendar out of blocks! It looks super cute on a shelf, and would help pretty up any office. It also cost just a couple dollars to make, what an awesome Christmas gift it would be! Here's how I did it! Supplies:7 wooden blocks, each side is 1.5 inchesdecorative papersMod Podge (I use matte finish, as I've found the gloss finishes can have a slightly sticky finish)sponge brushExacto kniferubber number stampsrubber letter stampsdark brown ink pad (I highly recommend Staz On, because sometimes Mod Podge can make ink smudge and run)other decorative stamps (optional)sandpaper (optional) First, you want to sort out the blocks to be labeled for months, days, and numbers. Once you have your blocks labeled with pencil, pick one to start with.

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. 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.

The Kurtz Corner: Makeup Magnet Board If you're like most women in America you have a lot a TON of makeup! We all store it in different places. Makeup bags, drawers, cabinets.... We've all experienced spills and our makeup/bushes getting dirty with loose makeup If you're like me I hate getting makeup all over my hands and digging around in my makeup bags. I wish I could take credit for this because it is just so dang neat!! but this is seriously one of the coolest, most useful craft I've ever made! The Makeup Magnet Board What you'll need: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Start by removing the backing and the glass from your picture frame. After you have measured and cut your metal sheets wrap it with the fabric of your choice. Secure it with plenty of hot glue around all of the edges Make sure your fabric is secure and now place it inside of your frame and replace the backing Your frame is now done! Use your additional fabric to wrap your cup. The finished product!!

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. And since the old wool shirt had pockets and a collar, we decided to incorporate those items (because how could we not?). It's SEW easy! 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

Make fabric prints with tape I'm still on that tape kick. I have a deep love for anything self-adhesive; peeling and sticking are two of my all-time favorite activities. So I tried an experiment with painter's tape to make a pattern on fabric. You'll need: fabric, a measuring tape or yardstick, scissors, masking or painter's tape, fabric paint (I like Jacquard Textile Color), a foam brush, a protective surface of some kind, and any sewing supplies you'll need to turn the painted fabric into something. I decided to make simple envelope pillow cover. To prepare your fabric, cut out a piece a few inches larger than the total amount you'll need for your project. With painter's tape, make a pattern on your fabric. Place the taped-up fabric on a plastic tablecloth or other protective surface. Let the fabric dry, then pull off the tape pieces. Then sew the fabric into something nice.

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). You'll just need a needle and thread! 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.

Garden Markers I love growing herbs! Every year I pick a few of my favorites, set aside a few hours and plant an herb garden in a sunny corner of the backyard. I mix in lots of heirloom tomatoes, some squash, and my favorite thing of all…lemon cucumbers. Last year I ordered the windowsill herb garden from White Flower Farm and now I’m ready to plant it again with fresh herbs. I even have a marker that says “Bunny Patch!” If you’d like to make some too, we’re going to show you how! Assorted old silverware (try thrift shops or EBay)Anvil or steel block (you can find it here)Letter stamping set 1/8″ (you can find it here)Hammer or sledge hammerBlack Sharpie Permanent Marker, any size Old silverware… Steel block and letters… Sledge hammer… And now onto making the markers… Place the silverware (we’re using spoons) onto anvil or steel block. Strike with hammer until flat. Choose your letters and center word on flattened spoon. Color in the letters with a sharpie marker. That’s it! Hugs, Anne

TRAINING CESAR'S WAY - Canine Advice, Tips and Tutorials Company InformationPrivacy Policy Terms of Use Affiliate Program Advertising Information 9 Pillowcases and 1 easy Tutorial The deadline for Craft Hope Project 9: Pillowcases is just a couple weeks away. So I figured it was time to get sewing. Especially since some of the moms in Lucy’s preschool were grouping together to send a big package of Pillowcases to ConKerr Cancer. Even easier! I cleaned out my fabric stash and bought a few new colorful prints (stuff I might not normally use but they seemed very kid friendly. So, with these colorful fabrics….I made pillowcases! When I was done, I bagged them up and handed them off to another preschool mom who will contact our local ConKerr Cancer rep for shipping info. Would you like to make some too? I referenced the ConKerr Cancer pattern but like many of you, I’m very visual. So I created a very simple tutorial for making Pillowcases.You’ll find all the info HERE (and in the TUTORIALS tab at the top): So get together with your craft group, church friends, as a family, or by yourself and try it out! Thank you Craft Hope.

Sock Monkey Gosh… I am supposed to sew some thing for the Earth Month this April, but I can’t wait to sew these sock monkeys. My hands simply took over my head and see what I did after a few days and nights of sewing…. a house full of sock monkeys!!!! Do you love them? I have seen a lot of sock monkey photos hanging around friends’ photo albums in many photo sharing websites, so envy. …. With different sizes of socks, I made the sock monkey out of a family, from baby, toddlers, teens to adult. 3rd picture in the above album shows the family photo of the sock monkey, from daddy, mommy, sister, brother, triplet toddlers, and a baby. The siblings are indeed loving each other, not only they are huggy to human, but they also hug each other, like this one. {Get full details on next page.} Pages: 1 2 Get all updates via email: Highlights from Our Partners

i've got pins and needles . . . . Pages This Blog Wednesday, 28 April 2010 i've got pins and needles . . . . i've been thinking about making this for AGES today i had literally minutes to make somethingso i gathered up my ingredientsand jumped in with both feet! ingredients:an orphaned russian dolla scrap of fabricsome plain pinssome fancy pinsa styrofoam egg open up your doll cover the egg with the scrap of fabricyou want to pull the fabric tight - i used stretch velourpin fabric to bottom of the eggcut of excess fabric pop the covered egg into the doll bodyi didn't use glue as it was a perfect fit load with a few pretty pinsand you're done! this was so simple buti love her! Posted by x vInTaGe VioLeT x at 22:43 Labels: 5 minute craft, matryoshka, matryoshka dolls, pin cushion dolls, pin-cushion, pincushion, pincusions, russian doll, russian dolls, tutorial, vintage russian doll 27 comments: Izabela said... that is the coolest way to use the matryoshka doll i ever seen :)thanks xxx 28 April 2010 23:20 sewfunky said... pennydog said...

Creativity Unmasked: DIY No-Sew Denim Dog Toy If you have a tired pair of denim jeans and not-so-tired dog, then this simple no-sew DIY dog toy is the perfect fit...even if the jeans aren't! All you need are some recycle-ready jeans, a pair of scissors, and a few minutes to make this quick toy. Our spoiled (but very loved!) dog Oli now has his very own denim toy collection thanks to an old pair of my jeans! Cut two extra long (leg length) strips of denim from a leg of your recyclable jeans. Find more fur-friendly DIYs in my recent Six for Saturday (or Sunday) post and my growing Pet Craft board on my Pinterest. Note: Always make sure you know your dog before giving him or her any new toy.

Allyson Hill: Eco Travel Lid New Tutorial! (in the left-hand column) Forget plastic wrap and foil. In the tutorial I have explained how to make a bowl cover, but this could be easily adapted for other containers as well (9x13, platter, etc).