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Make a braided t-shirt rug

Select a few old t-shirts from your closet, a thrift store, or your Aunt Marcy's NASCAR t-shirt collection. I used 5.5 t-shirts to make a rug that is approximately 18" in diameter, but if you have more time and patience than I do or if you want a bigger rug, you could use more shirts. Next step is to prepare the t-shirts by cutting them and turn them into yarn. I used a method that I found on YouTube but I took some photos of this step for here. You will want to flatten the shirt out in front of you, but face it sideways so that one sleeve points toward you and the other points away from you. You should end up with a really long strip of fabric from your t-shirt. Related:  Odds and EndsCraftscrafts

How to make Coffee Butter I am going to attempt to show you in a tutorial how to make Coffee Butter. I went online to do some research not on how to make coffee butter, but to see just how much some companies are charging for this. I can on conclude that this a very very expensive. There are allkinds of prices out there so if you want to buy it, then I can only say do your research. I willnot recommend any one company. I sat myself down and thought about the process I wanted do. Gevalia Kaffe Select Varietal Ground Coffee Peruvian Organic 8oz Part 1 I took a jar and I poured the coffe grounds in it. So here is my jar. This is a real thick mixture. Start by pouring some of the coffee infused oil right into the strainer. container. Save the grinds we are not through yet. This would probably be considered as strong as an expresso pure liquid coffee. In the photo above you can see a container in the upper left this is where I collected the strained oil. You can see in the above photo there is four things going on.

Vintage Saucer Frames [ Close Privacy Policy ] Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy Rights Revised and posted as of March 25, 2015 Prime Publishing, LLC ("Company," "we" or "us") reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time simply by posting such revision, so we encourage you to review it periodically. In order to track any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will include a historical reference at the top of this document. This Privacy Policy will tell you, among other things: Your California privacy rights. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT/YOUR AGREEMENT Company websites are not intended for use by individuals under the age of 18 or those who are not legal residents of the United States. HOW DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION AND WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT? Distribution Partners Website operators that license our ad serving technology pass information to us so that we may serve advertisements to you. Website Registration Forms We collect information about you when you register on one of our websites.

Easy To Make Christmas Ornaments: Stained Glue Snowflake If you have been looking for ideas for easy to make Christmas ornaments, these stained glue snowflakes are classy and yet very simple to make. When you are done, you will have elegant ornaments that will really give your home a wintry feel. You can hang them on the tree where they will glow, or you could hang them in your windows where they will really catch the light. This idea would even make a great kids Christmas craft with a little help from mom or dad. Materials For Easy To Make Christmas Ornaments: Stained Glue Snowflake What You Will Need: White string Thread (gold) Wax paper Tape Elmer's glue Paper cup Watercolors (blue) Paintbrush Scissors Glitter (optional) Instructions For Easy To Make Christmas Ornaments: Stained Glue Snowflake Step 1: Print out the snowflake template. Step 2: Now measure and cut each piece of string. 1 piece – 1 1/4" 6 pieces – 1 1/2" 6 pieces – 4 1/2" Step 3: Put just enough glue in your paper cup to cover a piece of string. Step 4: Step 5: Step 6: Step 7: dinu Says:

Avatar: The Last Airbender Stones, White Glass by =ChimeraDragonfang on deviantART DIY Iron Transfer Tote While wandering aimlessly around the fabric store, I stumbled across an iron transfer pen. I was fairly certain it would be too good to be true, maybe best just for mapping out embroidery lines, but I’m here to say that it works SO good. Instead of the vinyl or hard feel of other iron on transfers, the final version of this is smooth to the touch since it’s basically an ink transfer. It’s probably the easiest image transfer I’ve ever done (not that I’m excited or anything). Time: 20 minutes Materials: canvas tote, iron transfer pen, iron, paper Cost: ~$8 I used one of the the free #GIRLBOSS printables Jordan Brantley made for my blog last year, but you could use any design you want. Trace over your design with the transfer pen. Place design ink side down and iron for 1-3 minutes. One of the coolest parts about this type of transfer is that you can use the same paper again and again without having to reapply the ink! Super cool right?!

Lace window treatment with cornflour | Annabel Vita Oh my goodness, this was the quickest, easiest, cheapest project ever but I’m 100 per cent in love with the results. You know those little upgrades that just make your life both better and prettier? This is one of those for our bedroom. So, privacy. The shutters are great at blocking all natural light, which is great for lie-ins. Anyway, the other day I was browsing the Manhatten Nest blog (looking for something else entirely), when I stumbled on this post of yore about using liquid starch and fabric for privacy in glass windows. Obviously, my mind went straight to lace (because my mind always goes straight to lace) and I thought ooh, I gots to try that out one day! Serendipitously, we headed to Ikea earlier in the week to scope out tea-light lanterns for the wedding. Anyway, I got home from work one day and mixed up the starch jelly. Unlike Daniel, I didn’t soak my fabric in the mix. Then I cut out a rectangle of lace using a template I’d made earlier. Et voilà! PS. UPDATE! PPS.

Constellation Jar I asked Amy of This Heart of Mine for a project that would be fun for kids or adults. I love that she thought of star-gazing! We’re so far into the countryside, that the stars here are outrageously bright. Star gazing is one of my favorite things. Because of my love of the stars, when my daughter was little, I purchased her a night light that shines stars all over her bedroom walls. What you’ll need: - a wide mouth jar – The jar needs to be wide enough to fit the small click light inside. -an awl - scissors Cut a strip of the cake pan long enough to fit around inside the jar and tall enough to reach to the very top of the jar. Use the awl to poke holes for the constellations. I connected the constellation dots with a silver Sharpie to make them easier to spot. Fill in the other space with more holes. Roll the aluminum sheet until it fits snug inside the jar. Put the encircled aluminum sheet inside the jar. Take into a dark room and enjoy. The night sky in a holdable form.

Jewels of the Ocean Earrings [ Close Privacy Policy ] Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy Rights Revised and posted as of March 25, 2015 Prime Publishing, LLC ("Company," "we" or "us") reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time simply by posting such revision, so we encourage you to review it periodically. In order to track any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will include a historical reference at the top of this document. This Privacy Policy will tell you, among other things: Your California privacy rights. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT/YOUR AGREEMENT Company websites are not intended for use by individuals under the age of 18 or those who are not legal residents of the United States. HOW DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION AND WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT? Distribution Partners Website operators that license our ad serving technology pass information to us so that we may serve advertisements to you. Website Registration Forms We collect information about you when you register on one of our websites.

The Lazy Lady’s Guide to DIY: Hanging Herb Garden At some point near the middle of March, I always decide that I’m “done” with winter. The sweaters and jackets get pushed to the back of the closet, the flip flops come out, and I inevitably freeze my butt off for several weeks until the weather catches up with my warm-weather state of mind. Likewise, my cravings for fresh herbs and veggies are always a little ahead of the season. Growing your own herbs is a great way to save money and avoid buying too much at a time and letting most of it go to waste. What you’ll need: Tin containers with snap-on plastic lids (tea, cocoa, and coffee cans are a good bet), coat hangers, pliers, scissors, herbs (I bought basil, rosemary, dill, and cilantro for about $2.50 each), masking tape, coffee filters, a nail, a hammer, X-acto knife, scrap fabric or paper, and glue or spray adhesive. After you’ve emptied and cleaned your cans, remove the bottom of the can with a can opener. Slide the bottom inside the can, holding it up from inside. Happy growing!

TUTORIAL: Coffee Stirrer DIY Wall Art - makeanddogirl.com Last week, I posted a preview of the simple, inexpensive wall art my mom and I created. Now I’m excited to show you how you can make a one-of-a-kind coffee stirrer masterpieces too! I’m big on projects that anyone can do. And this is one of those projects. If you can smear paint on wood and use scissors, you can make this easy art. Here’s all you need to get started: 1. Additional Supplies: 5. Okay, first things first. So, once you’ve got your palette, it’s time to paint your frames and your coffee stirrers! My mom and I did our painting as the sun was setting, which is always a questionable decision. I was going for the reclaimed driftwood sort of look. Once your coffee stirrers are painted, it’s time to trim them to fit into the frame(s) you’ve chosen. I found the quickest way to do this is to measure one stick to be the length you need it and then use it as the guide for trimming all the others. After I finished the set of three, I realized I didn’t like the red splashes of color.

Pinkie for Pink: Kids Christmas Art Projects Now that the house is decorated for Christmas I thought what better way to get the kids into the spirit of the holiday then with some Christmas art. We spent our Sunday morning making all these awesome projects mainly using the kids' hands, feet or finger prints. Take a look and see how to do these projects with your little ones. Hand Print Tree Use hand prints for the tree with green paint Paint on the trunk and star Once the tree is dry use finger print for the lights Finger Print Snowmen and Reindeer Use thumb print for body of Snowmen and Reindeer Once dry paint the rest of the accents Use sponge brush for snow Hand Print Reindeer This guy is very easy, ours got a little messy when my daughter moved her fingers :) Use hand print in a brown color Once dry paint on the Reindeer face Foot Print Tree Use foot print in green Once dry paint on light string and star Once that dries use finger tip to make lights Strand of Lights Use multiple colors using thumb prints to make lights Mistletoes ~Nichole~

How to make a child's apron from your old jeans -Happy Hooligans Turn the leg of an old pair of jeans into an adorable, durable, stain-resistant denim craft apron for kids. If you search the net, you’ll probably find 101 uses for old jeans floating around out there. I have a two favourite denim sewing projects of my own. I make homemade denim bibs for my daycare, and I LOVE turning our old denim pant legs into craft aprons for the kids. I can’t tell you how much I love these little craft aprons. These aprons wear well and wash well. These aprons are really easy to make too. They’re great for home or preschool or a kindergarten classroom. I happen to think that denim is the perfect fabric for making a craft apron for your child. One of my daycare parents brings me her family’s jeans when they’ve outgrown or out-worn them. If you don’t have any old jeans on hand, check out the second-hand shops. For your convenience, this post contains Amazon affiliate links. A tip before we get started: I use a Denim Sewing Needle when I’m sewing with old jeans. 1. 2. 3.

I feel melty. | Light&Spoon EDIT 11/5/2012: We are no longer selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop. We are now focusing on a new jewelry project, so please check that out and we hope you enjoy the tutorial below! Edit: We are now selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop! Here’s our contribution to the melted crayon craze on Pinterest. Anyway! He filled in in with marker, and then we taped some saran wrap around a piece of cardstock to make a run-off barrier for the top of the umbrella. We pulled out all the blues and greys from three boxes we got on sale for $2.50 each at A.C. Then it was just a matter of putting the crayons through the gun–the pretty-but-stupid impulse-buy glue gun that barely works, so I didn’t ruin my good one. The hardest part was removing the guard and fixing the wax around it. Yay! Like this: Like Loading...

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