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How to Make an Orca (Shachi) from a Plastic Straw: 12 Steps

Edited by TOHGIN minako, Krystle, Flickety, Eric and 12 others You might not think you could create a creature as powerful as the 鯱 (pronounced "shachi," which means "killer whale," or "orca" in Japanese) out of a plastic straw, but you can. Follow along with this step-by-step guide to make your own delicate orca. Ad Steps 1Note the terminology applying to each piece of the straw. 12 Add eyes. Tips When you're pinching the straw and cutting it into thin sticks, consider using safety scissors. Related:  kerajinan/craft

Oh So Crafty diy :: using porcelain paint pens {valentine’s plate} you know i always talk about my next creative endeavor? well, i can assure you, this will be it! welcome to the world of porcelain paint pens, friends! {tea for two and fine} it always amazes me when i find a new craft, it’s like how did i survive without knowing this? {diy painted porcelain} and the best part is? {busybeeson} {porcelain decoration tutorial} think about all the possibilities- plates, bowls, mugs, subway tiles, coasters, pitchers… i have a set of plain ‘ol porcelain plates just waiting to be doodled on! wrap up: {art} {craft} {customize} {diy} {doodle} {paint pen} {porcelain} {project}

6 secrets I learned at makeup artist school - StumbleUpon total-beauty TODAY Style TODAY Jan. 12, 2012 at 9:50 AM ET Totalbeauty.com / By Sharon Yi, TotalBeauty.com You could say that I have a love/hate relationship with makeup. But then there are those days when my liner refuses to go on straight, my bronzer makes me look like an Asian Snookie, or my lashes refuse to curl. I had one of those days last week, and after walking into work wearing two very different winged tips on my eyes, my editor assigned me a new story: Go to makeup school and write about it. Want to see the best techniques I picked up without spending the thousands of dollars (and crazy amount of time) it takes to go to makeup school yourself? Lesson No. 1: Spend some bucks on your tools At Napoleon Perdis' Makeup Academy in Hollywood, Rebecca Prior, NP's National Educator, begins the first lesson by introducing us to our tools. Here are the eight basic brushes you need: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Once you have your tools, you need to know how to hold them.

Unique Gifts for Women, Men, Kids & Friends Christmas tree ornament mobile, how-to Here is how I made my Christmas tree ornament mobile, it was easier than it looks, promise. The Supplies a 17″ steamer rack from a restaurant supply storeabout 5 feet of lightweight jack chaina small carabiner100 basic ornament hooksone roll, 500 feet, monofilament jewelry string (not the stretchy sort)200 jewelry crimp beads or tubesjewelry crimping tool100 lanyard hooks100 ornaments Note: In the photo above I show earring wire instead of ornament hooks. I changed that later as I found ornament hooks made it far easier to move ornaments around after they’d been hung. Creating the Mobile Frame Creating the frame for my ornament tree mobile turned out to be fairly simple. For the top of the mobile I needed something that would allow me to easily secure a lot of hanging points without them sliding around too much. Turn the rack upside down and the spots where the legs were secured neatly become four hanging points. I bought some inexpensive jack chain to use for hanging.

12 Items a Lady Should Keep in Her Purse- MotorCity Moxie - StumbleUpon Several years ago, I enjoyed purse shopping. I stayed with the fashionable handbags, purses, pocket-books or whatever you like to call it. As of late, purses have become burdensome. I do carry pursues. Baby wipes-These come in handy not only after a tinkle, but also to do a quick wipe down in the ladies room.Perfume-Not the entire bottle, just an aspirator will do. Fully charged phone- Keeping the phone charged is necessary in case of an emergency. What items do keep in your purse at all times? Get The Moxie Manifesto Your weekly To-Do Tactics to help you BE GOOD, LOOK GOOD and DO BETTER! It's free! I respect your email privacy.

Tech Lover - Etsy Gift Ideas - Page 2 Suzy's Artsy Craftsy Sitcom: Feature Friday- Faux Metal Wall Art Looking for the Faux Metal Wall Art? Since this project was originally published on The Sitcom in December 2010, it has been my most popular project by far. Who knew that a bunch of toilet paper tubes and an idea would become so big? You can now find the full tutorial and FREE patterns on Suzys Artsy Craftsy Sitcom here: Faux Metal Wall Art I want to personally thank all my readers for making my Faux Metal Wall Art so popular! A similar project to check out would be my Faux Metal Filigree Frame. For more tutorial fun, please check out my Tutorial Page. Signing you up! If you enjoyed this post...

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