DIY Heart Friendship Bracelet As the month of love approaches, we thought we’d combine friendship and hearts into one Valentine’s Day themed tutorial: a heart patterned friendship bracelet! Using some candy-colored embroidery floss and your familiarity with the chevron friendship bracelet, you’ll be able to whip up one of these tokens of love in a heartbeat. You’ll need:2 colors of embroidery flossscissorstape or clipboard Creating a heart pattern involves just a simple modification to the chevron patterned friendship bracelet.
25 Copycat Drink Recipes 25 deliciously refreshing drinks all in one place, we did the hard work and found them so you don’t have to. With so many recipes you’ll never run out of ideas. Avoid the high sugar content or expense of popping to the store or your local Starbucks…just make these tasty drinks at home and relax on the sofa. Love Is In The Air: Create Your Own Heart-Shaped Bokeh Lately, the combination of a busy school schedule and my addiction to Instagram has resulted in serious camera-neglect. I've found little time and reason to take the ol' DSLR out. So when I saw this simple lens filter DIY, I jumped at the opportunity to play around and have fun– and just in time for Valentine's Day! You don't need to be a serious photographer to create heart-shaped bokeh. ”Bokeh” is a photography term that essentially means blur.
Dyeing Techniques Dyeing is simple. All you need is dye and hot water to make a magical color transformation happen. And once you start dyeing, it can become addictive, igniting your passion to try creative dyeing techniques like tie-dye, ombre and shibori or to move beyond dyeing fabric to dyeing materials like wood, paper, feathers and rope. These dyeing techniques let you explore all the ways you can dye, helping you to attain the best results as well as learn new ways to showcase your creativity. DIY Braided Bead Bracelet It’s been awhile since our last bracelet DIY. I don’t know about you, but our wrists have been begging for another colorful addition for months now. So after playing with some materials that were already on hand, we’ve created a tutorial for a braided bead bracelet, which is a not so distant cousin of the hex nut and wrap bracelet. Because honestly, you can never have too many . . . You’ll need:
DIY Market Bag With Earth Day just around the corner, we’re turning to artist and environmentalist Chris Jordan for inspiration. In this large-zoom photograph he has captured 1.14 million brown paper supermarket bags, the number used in the US every hour. And did you know that 2.7 billion plastic bags are used every day worldwide? 190 Resources For Saving Money In the more than two years since we published our first article, we've found quite a few resources that can save you money and headaches. Here's the ultimate guide to 190 of the best budgeting tools, deals & coupon sites, rate comparison engines, and personal finance resources online. This list has everything you need to start saving money immediately. DIY Braided Hex Nut Bracelet We’re nuts for nuts. Is there a more versatile and inexpensive DIY component than a hex nut from the hardware store? You can imagine our excitement when we first discovered Philip Crangi’s Giles & Brother Hex Collection. Honestly, nuts braided into jewelry is WTF genius!