How To Make Bubble Paper/Art | DIY Maven Hand me a paintbrush and a piece of paper, and I’ll start to hyperventilate. It’s not the paper that does it. It’s the paintbrush. This means I’ll try just about anything to create original paper/art images using just about anything BUT a paintbrush. Here’s the complete list of what I used to make my bubble paper: bubbles ($1 for 3 at the Dollar Store)printer paper (although watercolor paper would be super cool too)a sinka small container to mix the ink and bubbles Here’s what I did: Mixed about 1 part ink to 4 parts bubbles in a small container. Laid the paper in the bottom of a dry sink. Started blowing bubbles over the paper. Now, there’s not much control here. Then something like this happens, and life is good. I used one such bubble burst to make this card, centering the burst inside the cut area. I’m definitely going to do this again using different colored inks. Like this: Like Loading...
poseable Become a Member for free access to this and other files on the site. See the Membership page for more details. Already a Member? A cute poseable Triceratops to download and make. Members and patrons can download the model for free from the appropriate place - thanks for your support! Download the parts file and print out the pages onto thin card (230gsm / 67lb) Note that there are three different colour variants and an uncoloured version for you to choose from. Score along the dotted & dashed lines and cut the solid black lines before carefully cutting out the pieces. Some of the parts in the model are made from double thickness card. Start by making the legs from double thickness card. Once the glue is dry carefully cut out the legs. Make the horns from double thickness card, make sure that you don't glue the tabs at the base of the horns together. Fold over the four large rectangular flaps on neck piece and glue them down to make double thickness card. Glue a washer onto the two tabs.
How to Make Your Own Tablet Case | Design Waffle After Travis bought me a Kindle Fire HD for Valentine’s Day (this was interesting to me because we have NEVER given presents on V-day so I’m assuming this was secretly for him…), I immediately started researching options for accessories. I quickly noticed that all the cute cases were for ipads (as always) and anything that would fit the kindle had the one-size-fits all look and was meant for any tablet. I wanted a cute case, but most of all I wanted it to securely hold the kindle. So this is what I made and I’m going to show you exactly how I did it. I guess you could call this the before shot. This is my favorite lock screen image. Supplies: canvas board (these are perfect because they’re so rigid!) I found a few old canvas boards in our guest room just waiting for a new purpose as well as an old college textbook from the garage to use as the hard covers for the case. FYI: for this project, the photos explain the process a little better than my written explanations. Like this:
Turn Your Smokes into an iPad Stylus, Plus 4 More Super Simple DIY Styli Turn Your Smokes into an iPad Stylus, Plus 4 More Super Simple DIY Styli Fingers are very useful for many things in life—but fingers get dirty. With most smartphone and tablets using touchscreen technology, our fingers have become our greatest technological asset. But if you want to keep your phone or tablet from looking like this: Then you can try some of these awesome and easy DIY styluses. The Smoker's Stylus If you're a smoker, chances are you have a stylus in your pocket right now—you just doesn't know it's a stylus yet. The Pinpoint-Accurate Stylus Most styluses you see on the market have a somewhat bulky end, which is great for average users and average touchscreen inputs. Image via tumblr.com For this stylus, you'll need a potato chip bag (or just foil), clear tape, scissors, ruler, X-Acto knife, and a pen, pencil or old stylus. The Chopstick Stylus Have some extra chopsticks lying around after a recent run-in with Panda Express? Image via wonderhowto.com The Antistatic Film Stylus
Tee se itse -valas You can find the tutorial in English here. ETA in February 2012: Hi! Nice of you to stop by! There will eventually be an English translation of this tutorial, so please have some patience:) In the meanwhile, I'm sorry to put up this disclaimer: It's OK to link back to this post, but it is not OK to copy all the photos and the tutorial, or translate it to another another language. Posting this as your own creation is even worse. Ja mainittakoon sama myös suomeksi: valaitten ompelu omaan käyttöön tai lahjaksi on OK, mutta kaupallinen käyttö ja kopiointi on kielletty. Denimvalaan ohjeesta tuli useampikin kysely, mikä ilahdutti kovin ja kauhistutti vielä enemmän – en nimittäin tule kovin hyvin juttuun ohjeitten kanssa. Valaaseen tarvitaan laje vanhoista farkuista, pikkutiplu sinistä puuvillaa silmiä varten, täytevanua, ompelukone, lankaa ja hiukan kärsivällisyyttä. Aloitetaan leikkaamalla farkunlahkeista valaan selkäpalat (2 kpl), vatsapuoli (2 kpl), pyrstö (2 kpl) ja evät (4 kpl). Tadaa!
The world's most awesome igloo. Pegman vs. Clippy. SCORE 141 Clever wall art. SCORE 125 When the queen shows up to your wedding. When doctors become teachers. Horn mustaches. My 2 cats are quite special. Make Crystals - How to Make Crystals Learn how to make crystals. This is a collection of easy crystal growing recipes, with photos of what the crystals look like and tips for how to make your crystals a success. Sugar Crystals or Rock Candy Anne Helmenstine Rock candy or sugar crystals are especially good to grow because you can eat the finished crystals! 3 cups sugar 1 cup boiling water You can add food coloring or flavoring to the liquid, if you want. Alum Crystals Todd Helmenstine These crystals resemble diamonds, except they are much larger than any diamond crystals you're likely to see! 2-1/2 tablespoons alum 1/2 cup very hot tap water Crystals should start forming in your container within a few hours. Borax Crystals These naturally clear crystals are easy to grow onto pipecleaner shapes. 3 tablespoons borax 1 cup boiling water Epsom Salt Crystal Needles These delicate crystal spikes grow in a cup in your refrigerator within a couple of hours, or sometimes more quickly. Copper Sulfate Crystals Choba Poncho Sulfur Crystals
Make a scrying mirror. Now here's a very odd but simple project that doesn't involve electronics at all, but has a very delicious element of darkness to it in more ways than one. It's a scrying mirror. Basically a black mirror used to focus (or defocus) the mind to perceive images often perceived as spiritual. Have you ever laid in a dark room and gradually seen random images like people or portals into other places? This project carries a risk of cuts from sharp glass, noxious paint fumes, alienation of religious friends and the possibility of opening a portal through which demons might possess your very soul. Here are the materials we will need for this project. We start by removing the glass carefully from the picture frame. The glass is washed thoroughly to get rid of any greasy fingerprints and dirt before painting. once again I must stress that the edges of picture frame glass are generally as sharp as a knife, so a sliding contact will cause a cut. Patience is a virtue! And there we have it.
25 Cool Ideas To Display Family Photos On Your Walls Family portrait by Lori Andrews (via designcrushblog) We all have family photos that we love. Most of them live well in photo albums but the best of them could and should be displayed throughout the house. It’s one of those things that add a personal touch of coziness to any interior decor. Displaying pictures could be challenging but we can and will make the process more easy for you. mixed and matched family photos Family photo heart display Family photo ladder Family photo tree Family photos above your sofa Family photo clocks Family photos around tv Family photos on wires Modern family photo tree Family photos on the whole wall (via pinterest) A large family photo covering the whole wall (via poppytalk) LOVE family photo display on clothspins (via bios) Historical family photo display (via skonahem) String lights family photo display (via pinterest) DIY Natural Wood Photo Display (via pinterest) Modern and creative kids photo display (via flickr)
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