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Chic Masquerade – DIY Mask & Template

Chic Masquerade – DIY Mask & Template

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How to Make 30 Minute Infinity Scarf - Knit When I stumbled upon 30 Minute Infinity Scarf tutorial by Audra from “The Kurtz Corner” I got very enthusiastic about this fabulous idea. Since then I’ve been so hooked on this method of knitting that I can’t recall how many times I’ve made this fluffy scarf. I’m sure that it’s the easiest and the most fun way to start your adventure with knitting. Since it's still a bit cold outside, we’ve decided to show you a bit altered version of the tutorial. Dollar Store Crafts » Blog Archive Make a Steampunk Pocketwatch Pendant » Dollar Store Crafts Home » $1 and Free, Headline, Tutorials, Wearable Crafts 23 June 2010 38,146 views 16 Comments by heather

Something Charming: {how to fake calligraphy} I’m sure you all know by now that I like to play around with calligraphy. I do it for friends, and even offer it as a service with my wedding planning. For the real type of calligraphy, I use a real calligraphy pen, a Lamy Safari black 1.5 fountain pen, to be exact. But I didn’t always do that. Pretty handwriting runs in my family, and I’ve always been blessed with nice handwriting. I always used to practice my cursive writing, and last year I just decided to go for it.

100 Ways to Repurpose Everything (Mega Roundup!) Think this title is a tall order? Well, you’re in for a post of epic eco-tastic proportions. So epic that you may need to give your computer or mobile device an extra moment to load all of our pretty pictures. Seeing as we love to repurpose just about anything under the sun, we’re celebrating Earth Day by serving up 100 of our favorite ways to upcycle, reuse, and transform everyday materials into creative new things to wear, hang on the wall, and give to friends. 1. Newspaper Party Hats: We’ll kick things off with a must for any celebration: party hats!

Tutorial: Invisible Seams, The Hidden Stitch To close up a seam without showing any stitches you can use the hidden stitch, sometimes it is also called a ladder stitch. This is a really useful stitch to use when you are closing up stuffies, a turning hole or binding the edge of a quilt. 1. Thread your needle and tie a knot on the end (I’m using red thread in this tutorial just so it will show up better) 2. Eight How-To Steps for Growing Healthy Indoor Herbs There are some very good reasons why people opt for growing herbs indoors. If you have limited, or non-existent, garden space you can still enjoy the benefits of herbs, whether you use them for cooking, healing or simply creating a fragrant environment. Once you gain some experience, herbs are easy to manage and you won’t need to brave the winter ice and rain to tend them. Follow the tips below and your green fingers may surprise you. 1. Choose the right herbs

flapper flower clip Last week I posted a picture of the new flower I made for my daughter’s hat…well of course I took pictures during the process for a little tutorial! A little while back my pastor did a series on gifts/personalities. He was describing what different ones look like on a practical level. On one he used an example of someone that likes to give step by step instructions to tell people what to do…Chris nudged me on that one. My mom always called me bossy as a little girl… 15 DIY crafts you need to make right now It's cold, it's raining and quite frankly, it's utterly miserable outside at the moment. So stay in! But then it hits you. It's not that great inside either.

DIY Glam Bridal Necklace One of my favorite projects that I tackled for our wedding was creating the necklace I wore on the big day. The end result looks like a million bucks, but the supplies were relatively inexpensive - it just took a bit of time and effort! I first blogged about starting this necklace a year ago in my post, All that Glitters. I ended up deciding not to post the final walk through of the project until after the wedding so the big reveal of my necklace could be at our wedding. So here it is now - get ready for some major bling!

Really Great Freaking Things The dry-erase board that folds up to pocket-size! Features: Folds up from 35" x 15" to the size of an index card Seven index card-sized panels by five, so you can use it as a calendar Printed on one side with a square-inch, square-centimeter, and hexagonal-inch grid; blank white on the other Includes a machine-washable microfiber pouch that also functions as an eraser for large areas of marker

Headband Refashion Our headband had a flower that was starting to look a little tired and worn so we made it new again! This braided ribbon could embellish many things— a hair clip would be cute too! These headbands would make great handmade gifts for little girls to make each other! Woven Ribbon Headband Amazing DIY & Crafts Ideas #2 Cupcake pin cushion via (dollarstorecrafts) Magazine rolled up bowl DIY: Festivalize Your Shirt Giveaway Festival season is approaching, when fashion becomes that much more eclectic and free. People pull out all the stops to create a perfect festival look that’s eye catching, free spirited, and unique. This week for a DIY we customized one of our High and Low Buttondown shirts with fabric pens and embroidery stitches.

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