How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color We love using chalkboards as backdrops for displays and parties (like this one here!). So we were super excited to learn that you can create your own custom colors-and it's really easy! We first learned how from Martha Stewart whose tutorial you can read here. She recommends that you use latex paint, but we tried it out with acrylic paints with much success. Supplies: 1/2 cup acrylic paint (choose any color you like, or mix colors together to make the perfect shade!) 1. 2. Once your chalkboard has fully dried be sure to slate the surface before using it for the first time. Have fun creating any color combination you like!!
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The INTIMIDATOR Puzzle Pistol- Page 5 The barrel is a modified Green Mountain 45 caliber rifled 1:20 Twist .009" Groove Octagon barrel (left), the breach plug with gun grease on threads (right front) and the bronze barrel reinforcement bushing (right rear). The barrel fully assembled. Smart tips to make life easier - StumbleUpon Posted on February 24, 2012 in Humor If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed or follow us on Facebook or Twitter . Thanks for visiting! Rate this Post (16 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5) Loading... So...
30 Fabulous Reuses & Repurposes for Old or Recalled Cribs With new crib regulations, the resale of cribs is going to be pretty non-existent for a while. But don't you worry!! You don't have to use that crib for summer campfires! We've scoured the web for some cool tutorials and ideas for reusing old or recalled cribs! These repurposed crib projects are an awesome way to prevent your crib from going into a landfill, getting reused "inappropriately" or simply sitting in your basement collecting dust. NEW! Create a Cool Craft & Storage Center from your Recalled Crib Get Organized in the Laundry Room with Your Old Crib ** ConsignmentMommies "I Consign Too Much..." Turn Your Old Crib into a Bench or Chair A Repurposed Crib Becomes a Plate Rack Cool Message Centers, Chalkboards & Easels from Old Cribs Create a Photo Display from Crib Parts Organize Your Jewelry A Cool Magazine Rack Create a Cool Message Center for Your Office Create a Table Take it Outside to the Garden
Eight great gadgets for college dorms | All the latest gadgets: the Gadget Guy | tampabay.com & the St. Petersburg Times - StumbleUpon It's almost time for college students to begin fall classes, so I thought it would be good to compile a list of gadgets for college dorms and apartments. The obvious ones, like smartphones, laptops, iPads and calculators aren't listed here because I went for the fun and unique gadgets instead. Take a look and let me know if you've found something cool that should be included. (Scroll to the bottom to see a video that demonstrates the gadgets.) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Clever as a Fox | gmilburn.ca Sometimes we see things so often that we simply forget to ask “why are they like that?” For instance, let’s take a closer look at domestic animals. Dogs, cats, horses, cows, pigs – animals that we live with, and who couldn’t live without us. Common Traits What do all these domestic animals have in common? Now this isn’t a particularly subtle example, but that’s kind of the point. What else is common among domestic animals but rare in the wild? So perhaps something weird is going on here. The Hypothesis The Russian geneticist Dmitri Belyaev provided a very interesting potential explanation. But what if you were selecting for something more complicated? And if we were selecting a complicated behaviour, rather than a simple trait, it seems likely that it will require more change in the animals genetic code. The Experiment Now if you were a Soviet scientist in the late 1950s, you probably worked on something awesome like a giant robot that shot nuclear missles, or a flying submarine. Videos
Preserving Fruit Flavors in Alcohol: Homemade Liqueurs | Growing A Greener World - StumbleUpon When we discuss food preservation, we are usually talking about canning, dehydrating, freezing or fermenting. But did you know that you can also preserve fruit in alcohol, such as brandy or vodka? It is a way of preserving the flavor or essence of the fruit for later use. This method consists of steeping fresh or frozen fruit in alcohol for several weeks. Homemade Raspberry Liqueur: This little gem is versatile in the kitchen and so easy to make. Better than store bought and packed with flavor, these little liqueur gems are versatile in the kitchen and very easy to make. And guess what? Fruit: You can make liqueur from just about any fruit: apples, apricots, blackberries, blueberries, cherries, citrus, cranberries, peaches, pineapple, raspberries or even a mixture of fruit. Alcohol: I prefer to use vodka for most liqueurs because it allows the flavors and the colors of the fruit to really shine. Spices: Bottles: Basic Homemade Fruit Liqueur Recipe: Imagine that! About Theresa Loe
handwriting tips You’ve decided you want to improve your handwriting and you’re probably hoping a fountain pen will do the trick -- maybe a friend told you it would. Maybe you’re just adventurous and you want to try your hand at calligraphy (or you might, once your handwriting improves). Good for you! A fountain pen may make your writing look a bit better, but if your writing looks as if frenzied chickens got loose on the page, chances are this won’t be enough. Most likely, you’ll need to retrain your arm and hand. After coaching handwriting and teaching calligraphy over the years, I’ve learned to see the characteristics of those who’ll be able to pick up the necessary motions quickly from those who’ll have to work a bit harder. Crampy, uneven letters are often the result of drawing the letters with the fingers rather than using the whole arm to write. People who inevitably have trouble with handwriting and calligraphy write with their fingers. It will take time to re-train muscles and learn new habits.
Friendship Bracelets Macraméd friendship bracelets were all the rage when I was growing up in the eighties. All the girls at my school would obsessively make them for one another in a dizzying variety of colors, widths, and patterns. It's amazing, thinking back, that such young girls could make such beautifully intricate accessories. I, of course, tried my hand at making them as well. I would ride my bike down to the five-and-dime store and pick out the most sophisticated color combinations of embroidery floss I could find, but when it came to the actual macramé I never got beyond plain stripes. There was nothing wrong with plain stripes, except that the other girls seemed so much more advanced with their diamonds and chevrons. Fast forward 20 years: Purl Soho started carrying DMC Cotton Embroidery Floss in every conceivable color (including fluorescents! Making friendship bracelets is a surprisingly easy craft, and best of all, in the end you'll have a bunch of cute summer bracelets to give to your pals.
concept gadgets | The Cool Gadgets - Quest for The Coolest Gadgets - Part 5 Full Moon Odyssey Circle Floor Pillow Concept A pillow that created with 26 hi-resolution images of the moon’s surface, the Full Moon Odyssey floor pillow is one cool living room gadget that has a diameter of 5-foot wide. The Full Moon Odyssey is a design by Lily Suh, a South Korean designer at i3 Labs. Read the full article → iOlympic Wastebasketball Concept Love playing basket ball but hate the exhausting experience after the play, here comes a neat idea suggested by a Chinese Designer, Li Jianye called ‘iOlympic wastebasketball’ basket board. Read the full article →