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The BEST Play-Dough Recipe

The BEST Play-Dough Recipe
Have you ever made play dough and it just fell apart?? Well… not this time. This recipe will make play dough that is seriously the closest thing to store-bought you’ll ever make. No falling apart or drying out (as long as stored in a sealed container). It will last up to 6 months.The secret to this recipe?? Ready to make it? Ingredients: 1 C Flour 1 C Water 1/4 C Salt 1 TBSP Vegetable Oil 2 tsp Cream of Tarter Food Coloring (actual coloring or a kool-aid packet will do) Sparkles (If you wanna be a fun mom!) Pour in all ingredients. Stir until everything is mixed well. Once the mixture is (mostly) clump free. Stir. Stir, Stir Stir.Just keep stirring until the Play Dough is formed. Remove from heat, and knead by hand. Once cooled it’s ready to go. Or grab your cookie cutters, plastic scissors, rolling pin, etc.. and let your toddler go to town. What a fun thing to do on a rainy day! # kristanlynn xoxo I’ve linked up here, here, here and here UPDATE- answering your questions: Related:  1knottycrab

Melted Crayon Art Projects ~ Be Different...Act Normal Melted crayon canvases are popping up all over the place. This beautiful one from JK Create is the first one I remember seeing pinned on Pinterest. You should check out all of the amazing pieces she sells on Etsy. So it got me thinking about what other ways you could use melted crayons for art projects, since you wouldn't need the help of a blow dryer or oven to melt them here right now. Here are some fun ideas I found. Sam's Scrap Candy created a melted crayon canvas of her own, but added a personal touch with hand prints: If your artists are younger, you can leave some crayons that they have arranged on canvas out in the sun like this art project from Clumsy Crafter: If the artist is older, you can let them melt crayons over a candle like Ideals to Life: And last, but not least (actually one of my favorites) is this melted crayon Impressionist style piece from Everything Burger: Happy Melting!

Magic Braided Leather Tutorial Seriously this tutorial is magic. I’ve been wanting to share it with you for about a year now, but it’s taken me so long to sit down & figure out the best way to explain myself. See, I discovered how to do this while mindlessly watching an episode of House. My mother-in-law has a rad purse from the ’70s or so; it’s leather with a very cool handle. I’ll be sharing this today on KSL’s Studio 5! (of course the pattern pieces above aren’t the same, I was just too lazy to take a supplies pic that was practically the same as this one. hope you’ll forgive me.) hammerscissorshole punchtapebutton-stud/snap & setter1-2 oz leather/felt Print and cut out pattern pieces. Tape your leather to a sturdy surface, like a desk or slab of wood. Ignoring the bottom part as you go, count up to 6. Look at the bottom part, the strand that’s on top should go through the hole. Once you’ve followed through that end, your ends should look like this. Once you’re done braiding, your bracelet will look a little lumpy.

Draw Simple Patterns On Painted Bottles Here's a super simple way to turn painted wine bottle vases (namely the ones I wrote about here) into something a little more bold and decorative. With just a permanent black marker, we had fun applying designs and illustrations to our painted bottles. And the results really are so much fun, and perfect for a casual summer party, or even something more sophisticated if you spend the time to draw with precision. Have a favorite geometric pattern that you'd like to see in your home? Apply it to a bottle and enjoy! So much easier than covering a wall with something that you may just tire of sooner rather than later! And it's always a great creative exercise to get kids (and yourself) to draw on something three-dimensional! Organizing Tips - Home Organization Strategies Ever pop in on a friend unexpectedly and everything’s in its place? She had no time to clean up, yet her house is immaculate. How does she do that? We wanted to know, so we went to the neat and organized— readers whose homes always look great— to find out their best strategies. 1. Stop It Before It Starts “We live minimally, so things look clean and organized without much effort on my part. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.

- StumbleUpon h Recycled Wall Art Maggie and her husband Jeff have a large, blank wall in their house that has been taunting them since they moved in. With both of them having strong creative opinions, it has been hard to agree on what to hang there. That is until they saw this post from Tali at Growing Up Creative. They made it this weekend, put their own spin on it, and are thrilled with the results! Start with some cardboard tubes from rolls of paper towels, toilet paper, and wrapping paper. Next, flatten them out, measure, mark and cut them into equal sections. Once your pieces are cut out, play around with them! Next, send your husband outside in the ice and snow to spray paint your creation! Once your paint dries, you are ready to hang your masterpiece on the wall! The great part of this project is that there is no wrong way to do it, and there is no real way to mess it up.

tutoriales macramé Hilos café oscuro: 1 hilo de 1m. y medio 2 hilos de 35 cm. 4 hilos de 26cm. 2 hilos de 20cm. Hilos café: 2 hilos de 40cm. 2 hilos de 28cm. Hilos amarillo: 2 hilos de 28cm. Tijeras y encendedor NOTA: Los colores pueden ser a su gusto, yo he puesto estos 3 para explicar conforme a las imágenes. Paso 1.- Sobre el hilo de 1m.y medio montar como se ve en la imagen A 4 hilos café oscuro de la siguiente forma: 1 hilo de 26 cm, 2 hilos de 35cm, 1 hilo de 26cm. Tomar los extremos del hilo de 1m y medio. Paso 2.- Tomar un extremo del hilo tejedor y anudarlo a uno de los hilos de 26cm. en sentido de la flecha. Enseguida tomar un hilo café de 28cm. y montarlo sobre el tejedor como se observa en la imagen B. Con el hilo tejedor, anudar los 2 hilos siguientes (imagen C). Tomar un hilo café de 40cm. y montarlo sobre el tejedor (imagen D) Después con el hilo tejedor anudar el siguiente hilo. Paso3.- Regresar nuestro hilo tejedor y con el volver a anudar el ultimo hilo que tejimos. Anudar los 2 hilos restantes.

Watermark Tee by Sweet Verbana - StumbleUpon Hello U-Create readers! I am so excited to be guest posting here today. It just so happens to be my first guest post and I'm still a little shocked that it's here at Ucreate, one of my favorite blogs! A little bit about me.. I'm from a little town called Keller, Texas. I'm a junior at Texas A&M University (whoop!). I'm working on my education degree and expect to be an elementary school teacher in just two short years. When I'm not busy studying for classes, I love to sew. I just started blogging in May and have already met all kinds of wonderful women, I hope you'll stop by and say hi too! Watermark Tee Tutorial What I love about this project is that it's completely customizable. Materials: Elmer's Blue Gel Glue (it must be the blue gel, white won't work) Fabric Dye (RIT is my tried and true brand) A white cotton Tee, Tank, Dress etc. Tutorial: If you're unfamiliar with Batiking, it's a method of dyeing fabric in which you create a design with a dye- resist. Step 1: Prepare Step 2: Design

Fixing Broken Makeup We all love Pinterest and probably spend a little more time on it than we'd like to admit. Every time I'm on Pinterest, I see something else I want to try or make and usually, I do. So we figured, WHY NOT show you all of Pinterest endeavors and pick out the really awesome things from the not-so-amazing things. So from time to time that's exactly what we are going to do! So here we go...first up we have the "alcohol makes your broken makeup troubles fade away" trick. 1K+ So here is the makeup we wanted to fix. Messed up makeup. Add alcohol. Mash the makeup and alcohol together with your finger. This is what it looked like when it finally mixed completely together. As you can see this gets really messy. All cleaned up. This is what they all looked like when we got them all mixed together. When it all dried this is what they looked like. So does Pinterest know everything? What other Pinterest projects do you think we should try? ***UPDATE 2/29- So this has proven to not be such a great fix.