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Sugar Bee Crafts: sewing, recipes, crafts, photo tips, and more!: Birthday Board

Sugar Bee Crafts: sewing, recipes, crafts, photo tips, and more!: Birthday Board
Here ya go - - a Tutorial on how to make a Birthday Board! I guess it's about time I do a craft post for ya - I've enjoyed the break but am ready to show you some things that I've been up to - and I'm sure you're ready to read actual craft posts, since this is a craft blog and all :) I made this Birthday Board for Trevor's mom - Trevor is one of 9 kids, so there's a lot of them! Instead of doing the whole family's birthdays, I just did the grandkids and great-grandkids. The way it works is each disk represents a child. The number on the disk is their birthdate. I originally pinned this idea from a link on etsy, and HERE's the Link!! You can search google or pinterest for "birthday board" and come up with lots of different ideas and variations. I liked the one with the wooden circle disks, and I found them in a bulk pack at Michaels - here's the package bag in case you go to look for them. There are tons of ideas on how to hook everything together.

http://www.sugarbeecrafts.com/2012/01/birthday-board.html

The Wordclock Grew Up! Well, It had to happen. I first published my WordClock project in September 2009. It was a Microchip PIC based clock, using a PIC16F877A microprocessor. In the last year and a half, I have been constantly improving it, and have adapted it to the Arduino, and even designed an updated controller board for it.

15 Cool Crafts Made with Altoid Tins « Clay & Sculpting Crafts Ideas « Kids Crafts If you ever had an Altoid mint you know that the mints come in this wonderful little tin. But, who would have thought all the imaginative things you could do with this little tin. By scouring the internet I came across a bunch of Altoid crafts you can make. In this post I am listing 15 of the coolest crafts you can make with Altoid Tins. Seven Days of Love by Corie Who likes a good surprise? I know I do! Well, how would you like to give your spouse SEVEN days of love surprises? Today, we have a fun printable that contains seven tiny notes you can have ready for your spouse within minutes!

Hey Look - Event styling, design inspiration, DIY ideas and more: PRETTY PACKAGING IDEAS I think my favorite part of gift-giving is wrapping the goods. I really don't mind if the wrapping paper is being ripped off afterwards, I simply enjoy spending a lot of time and thought on making a present look as pretty as possible. Here's some cute and creative gift wrapping inspiration I found around the web: Washi tape ideas: Sweet Paul (left) and Tea For Joy (right) DIY Lace Earrings - HonestlyWTF Dolce & Gabbana‘s Spring ’11 collection undoubtedly furthered our already fanatical obsession with lace. Honestly, how dreamy is the collection?! We thought we’d make good use of some vintage lace trim we had laying around and turn them into earrings similar to the ones we saw on the runway.

Make This - Stab Bound Journal - Luxe DIY - How Did You Make This? Make a hand bound journal with elaborate side stitching for yourself or as a gift. The stitching is a lot easier than it looks and is so much nicer to hold than a spiral bound edge. Supplies and Equipment – sharp utility knife and cutting surface BE VERY CAREFUL WITH THE SHARP BLADE – rulers – drill with 1/16th inch bit OR a small paper punch BE VERY CAREFUL WITH POWER TOOLS – fancy cover paper – I used Cavallini Vintage Tickets Wrapping Paper – 20″ x 28″ – 1 sheet of 8.5×11 for endpapers (this can be fancy or the same paper as your pages) – 10 sheets of 8.5×11 paper for pages – 3 yards of embroidery floss – mat board – I used Crescent No. 33 White & Cream Smooth Mat Board – Yes Stikflat Glue or other archival glue that leaves paper flat – heavy object to use as a weight – waxed paper – cutting/hole punch template – click here to download – thin cotton or linen fabric (optional) – needle with an eye large enough to fit embroidery floss – brush for glue

Radical Autumn Sign Re-do (with Mod Podge action!) Home » $5 and Under, Decor, Headline, Tutorials 21 September 2009 15,163 views 21 Comments by Amy Note from Heather: Welcome to Amy from Mod Podge Rocks, who is working up a series of amazing tutorials for us! Decorchick! Changing her world, one project at a time Well Christmas is literally just around the corner, I can’t believe it! And if you are planning on making an advent calendar this year, it’s already time to start thinking about it since they need to be displayed by December 1. :) So I’ve compiled a list of my 10 favorite DIY advent calendars floating around the net, and hopefully you might get inspired to make one of them. :) All of these include tutorials as well, so enjoy! 1. Make Your Own Mini Travel Game Photography by Michael Alberstat It’s easy for kids to get restless during long (or even short) car rides. Luckily, it’s easy to keep them occupied with simple DIYs, such as this travel-friendly version of tic-tac-toe.

Make a Sea Glass Pendant Home » $5 and Under, Accessories, Gifts to Make, Headline, Wearable Crafts, Weddings 15 May 2009 48,279 views 8 Comments by heather Pioneer Woman Homeschooling Have you guys experienced this duct tape craze? My daughter and her friend discovered it a few months ago, and since then, it’s been all duct tape, all the time in our house. You won’t believe the things you can do with the stuff. you knew i was going to make one. they are all over pinterest....(i still am not signed up for pinterest because i don't have time for one more thing but browsing is fun!) so we made one.

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