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How to Make A Decorative Chrysanthemum Mirror

How to Make A Decorative Chrysanthemum Mirror
Chrysanthemums are some of my favorite flowers. I especially like the varieties with the petals that fade from dark, saturated color in the center of the flower, to a lighter color near the outer edge of the flower. So yesterday, I decided to try to replicate this look on a decorative mirror using plastic spoons. So obviously it doesn’t look exactly like a chrysanthemum, but I think it’s pretty good! I had fun with this project! First, I bought six packages of 48 plastic spoons, and I cut the handles off of all of them. Next, I was in the mood to craft…not to use power tools. But here’s what I did. Then I flipped it over, with the spoon handles on the bottom, and I covered the gap with thick paper (almost like cardstock) using hot glue to attach it. Then I started attaching the spoons with hot glue. I just kept adding and layering the spoons… For some reason, I didn’t take a picture after I attached the final row of spoon “petals”. I love the way it turned out! Related:  Arts & crafts

Trendy crafts for your home DIY Macrame Bracelet Growing up by the beach in Southern California, the ability to knot a macrame bracelet was practically a right of passage. Although those days are long behind us, we’ve never forgotten the ever-so-simple square knot technique. This time, however, we’re replacing hemp and wooden beads for more updated elements like colorful nylon cord and glossy metal charms. You’ll need: Start by cutting the knotting cord into two 30 inch, two 20 inch and one 10 inch lengths. Center the 30 inch cord under the two middle strands. Pull tightly and slide the knot up to the top. Finish the 2nd half of the square knot by folding the left cord over the middle strands and under the right cord. Pull tightly and repeat the steps – left, right, left, right . . . To finish the knots, thread one of the cords onto a needle and sew up the center of 3-4 knots along the backside. Repeat the same step on the other cord. After sewing up both knotting cords, trim away any excess.

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: Cut the waxed linen cord into a 26″ and 19″ piece. Tie a knot about half an inch down from the loops. Start braiding the strands. Push the bead against the base of the braid, and cross the left strand over the middle. Keep a finger at the base of the braid, holding the beads in their place and keeping the braid tight. Finish the bracelet with another inch of braided cord, measuring it against the wrist. Thread on a two hole button – two strands through one hole and one strand through another. Trim the end. Your bracelet is finished! (all images by HonestlyWTF)

Big Doodle Big sharpie doodle! Big Doodle - sharpie on mat board - 40" x 32" Artwork © Lawrence Yang 2009 my blog | my site | purchase inquiries How to Make an Origami Pig: 16 steps (with pictures) Edit Article Edited by Flickety, Krystle, Chris Hadley, Denis Camargo and 25 others There are plenty of wild or exotic animals you can fold from a sheet of paper, such as a jumping frog, flapping bird and hopping rabbit, but what if you want to make an origami farm? You can fold an easy origami pig to populate your paper barnyard. After all, what's a farm without a pig? Ad Steps an Origami Pig Step 1.360p.mp4 00:00 00:02 00:02 spaceplay / pauseescstopffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster (latest Chrome and Safari)←→seek . seek to previous 12…6 seek to 10%, 20%, …60% 1Start off with a square piece of paper. Tips Things You'll Need Piece of square origami paper (of any colour). Sources and Citations

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Put your stuff up in the air! Hanging DIY ideas & tutorials Posted by on onsdag, juni 27, 2012 · 9 Comments To heck with both feet on the ground! Now’s the time to put your ideas up in the air! I’ve gathered a bunch of supafly D.I.Y to give wings to anything you’ve got around the house (well, almost!). By showing you a bunch of different applications (from chunky sofas to delicate D.I.Y hanging planters) I hope you’ll all find a little something to get your DIY juices flowin’ in the mix – Enjoy! pics via here The hanging desk is not only cool looking but an awesome space saver! Pics via GreenWeddingShoes, CapitolRomance & Etsy Gotta love the swinging chair! Eleanor from team behind awesome venture SCRAP (a.k.a the School & Community Reuse Action Project), has made a great ”Hanging notepad” tutorial for Etsy – DIY TUTORIAL HERE Hanging Notepad #2! Pics via here Check out the awesome tutorial on how to make a hanging ”Kokedama string garden”, by talented Aura Scaringi of Mimimou for DesignSponge – DIY TUTORIAL HERE Pics via here