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No Sew, Tee Shirt- Tied Halter, DIY

No Sew, Tee Shirt- Tied Halter, DIY
Looking for a halter top for the beach or the hot summer days. Here is one you can make in minutes out of a tee-shirt, without any sewing. Tutorial Things you need. Tee-shirt ~ Mine is a medium mens~ChalkScissors Trace your lines with chalk and cut this is the back cut along the red lines Then tie the straps around your neck. The back You can modify any way you like. Tie the straps if you want a different look. Perfect for the beach, with jeans, a skirt. Have a super fantastic Sunday. Lots of <3. Anne Sailor Sam has been on Vacation the last two weeks. He will be back next Sunday to share with all of you. Related:  new sorting pearl

Stackable Rings, DIY I love Stack-able Rings and here is a quick and easy way to make them yourself. Inspiration Tutorial Things you need Sliver Wire ~20 gauge* Michaels or HERECandlePliers *Walmart Cut your Wire 8 or 9 inches long. Now wrap your wire around the candle. The best part is you can adjust them as tight or as loose as you want. I used my pliers to flatten the end. Then I made a bunch more. stack them up. See..I told you it was easy. Have a wonderful Day. *My Thoughts and Prayers are on all of the people effected by hurricane Sandy. Donate to the Red Cross if you can I also want to wish My Mom and Dad. Happy Anniversary!! 51 years. I love you both so much!! Anne

Saving with Sarah: DIY Photo Pendant for under $2.50! It's freezing outside and I don't want to leave my house! I'm using this "indoor" time to get some of my crafting projects done. I'm planning on giving these necklaces for mothers day, but they would be perfect for birthdays or Valentine's day too. These are really pretty and cost less than $2.50 each! What you'll need: *You can use any shape/size/color pendant with coordinating glass pieces. Diamond Glaze (purchased at Walmart for $5.49E-6000 Industrial Strength Adhesive (purchased at Hobby Lobby with 40% off for $1.78)1" Clear Circle Glass Pieces 8pk (purchased at Hobby Lobby 50% off $1.99)(8) 1" Silver Plated Circle Pendant (purchased at Hobby Lobby 50% off $1.24 each)Photos printed on heavy duty paper or cardstock to desired size- make sure ink has dried a min 4 hrs.X-Acto KnifeRubber Mallet Step 1: Add a small amount of Diamond Glaze to back of glass circle. Step 2: Using X-Acto Knife, cut paper and extra dried glaze from around glass piece.

How to make your own air dried porcelain with common household ingredients Anything that is quick, affordable and makes beautiful things is a craft winner for me . But…I often find myself uninspired for something new and different. I’ve found it in air dried porcelain (aka Porcelana Fria). What will someone make with 3 cups of white glue (PVA) 3 cups of cornstarch (Corn flour) one tablespoon of white vinegar one tablespoon of glycerin (health food or hobby shop), and 2 tablespoons of canola oil? The beautiful mouse and necklace pictured (compliments of Espirit ) is the answer! Amazingly simple and a GREAT school holiday project, get the kids into the kitchen to cook up some home made, air dried, porcelain. Let’s make it: In a mixing bowl (or non-stick pan) mix 3 cups of white glue and 3 cups of cornstarch. For microwave heating : Cook in a microwave-compatible recipient for 2 to 3 minutes on high (for a 800W oven; longer for a less powerful oven). Stove top : Cook in a saucepan over low heat for about 15 minutes. This one’s a big thumbs up from me.

Easy Finger Crochet Friendship Bracelets My grandmother taught me to crochet with my fingers when I was about 5 or 6 years old. I used basic twine to make bracelet after bracelet when I was at her house. This is a fun easy craft to teach younger kids and to make easy layering bracelets for yourself. I like using baker’s twine, leather lacing and colorful string: The leather or suede lacing makes great accessories: Use a thicker rope or fabric scraps for a different look: Love sailing? P.S. Peter Pan Collar Necklace with Skull, DIY This is an easy version of the necklace below. Once you get the hang of making the easy one you can expand it however you want, creating your very own special necklace. Tutorial Things you need. Chain* One 16 inch, two 4 inch, two 5 inch.Jump rings 8 small, 4 medium,1 small.One clasp.Pliers.Skull Bead *Optional Add your two medium jump rings and your clasp to the 16 inch chain. Find the half way point of your necklace and add another medium jump ring. Add your small jump rings to your 4 inch chains and your 5 inch chains. Add those chains to the other medium jump ring and add that to the first medium jump ring. measure out from the middle 3 inches and 3 1/2 inches, Do that to the other side too. Attach the other end of your 4 inch and 5 inch chain. Then add the small jump ring to your skull bead then add it to the middle jump ring. Which will look like this. All done This is the deluxe version. I hope you all have a fantastic Thursday. Lots of <3, Anne

31 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer | While you’re impatiently waiting for summer to just GET HERE already, start planning your outdoor space. 1. Set up a movie theater. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Here’s a very cool personal fire pit you can make for less than $25. Perfect for s’mores night. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Turn the tent into a pillow-filled reading nook. 14. 15. 16. Home Depot sells the whiskey barrels for $30, and Bed Bath and Beyond sells the glass tops for $9. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. Comments comments

diy {magnets} I was cleaning out my craft space (or as my family jokingly calls it, "the factory") and I came across a few miscellaneous objects that I thought would be good to use for a project. Here are the items before: some flat glass marbles, unfinished wooden squares, and bottle caps. Now they are super cute magnets for my fridge! Glass marble magnet -Trace the marble onto the paper that you want to use. -Cut out the shape -Apply a thin layer of Mod Podge to the front of the paper and smooth it onto the glass marble. -Place a small dot of Gorilla Glue (or E6000) to the magnet and place it on the back of the marble (I placed a book on top of the magnets for some pressure while it dried.) And voila, lovely map magnets! Bottle cap magnets -Cut a circle the size of the inside of the bottle cap. - Apply a thin layer of Mod Podge to the back of the paper and place it inside the bottle cap. -Starting with the outside edges, fill the cap with dimensional craft glaze. Ta da!

Maxi Skirt Tutorial The Maxi Skirt. They’re everywhere right now. They’re long, they’re flowing, and the best part is they’re comfortable. They bring a feminine bohemian vibe that I can’t resist. Anthro sells a couple of styles that I love here and here (if only I could rock horizontal stripes like the model): But for around $100, why not make 5 of your own? Materials Needed: 1.5-2 yards 60″ wide knit fabric (hip measurements greater than 38″ will need closer to 2 yards) 2″ wide elastic (for measurement see below) Ballpoint needle Pieces to Cut: From Elastic: Pull elastic around waist how you’d like to it sit in the finished skirt, add 1/2″ to that length, and cut. From Knit Fabric (write your measurements as you follow along and you’ll have your fabric cut in no time!) For the waistband, cut a piece of knit fabric that is approximately 6″ longer than the length of your elastic and 5″ wide. Next, decide how long you want the skirt to be. Top Panel: 13″x40″ Middle Panel: 13″x50″ Bottom Panel: 14″x60″ 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Spiderweb Shirt, DIY With Halloween just around the corner, I have been in the mood to make all kinds of things related to one of my favorite holidays. I loved dressing up as a child and going out searching for candy, and we never bought pre-made costumes we always made ours. Thank you MOM for making Halloween such a fun time for us when we where kids. Halloween is such a great way to stretch your imagination, and become something completely different for a night. I have seen a few of these shirts on the internet and thought that it would be a great shirt for October and beyond. Tutorial Things you need. Tee Shirt * on this project I used a small men's Hanes tee-shirt*ScissorsChalkSpiderweb Pattern Cut off the collar Draw your web pattern or you could use this one I drew. Just print the above picture out. Cut out your pattern. Place the pattern on your shirt ,* I put my pattern on a slight angle. Trace with chalk. Cut out. and now you have your very own spiderweb shirt, put on your spider necklace and your set. Anne

DIY Antiqued Mirror Wall Panels (Or, "Fun With Muriatic Acid!") I've been putting off this tutorial because it's kind of a monster project, but for those of you who want to try making your own antiqued mirror panels, I think this will be super helpful. There are other tutorials out there, but they all seem to vary a bit, plus John and I had to learn a lot through trial and error. Here's hoping our missteps will save you some time and aggravation! Here's another peek at the finished product from my bedroom makeover, although of course you can use these instructions to age any kind of mirror. So. - cheap mirrors (Ours are 12X12 plain-edged squares, available in a 6-pack at Home Depot for $9.99) Buy extra, just in case. - paint stripper, any brand (about $10 for a quart, which is more than enough) - mineral spirits - Pure muriatic acid, available at pool supply stores (less than $10 a gallon) (Some tutorials try to avoid using this stuff, but trust me, it's the cheapest and most effective option.) - plastic spray bottles It should wipe or scrape right off.

Jelly Roll Floor Pillows Hi everyone! It’s Val over at PinkPlease! bringing you another double recipe. I am teaming up with the Fat Quarter Shop to help you with your Sherbet Pips collection (or any other Moda fabric) so that you can make a few pillows of your very own. One Sherbet Pips Jelly Roll by Aneela Hoey 2 1/2 yards of fabric for the pillow bottom 1/2 yard of fabric for the piping 6/32″ Cotton Piping (95″ long for the small pillow and 140″ long for the larger pillow) 2 packages of 1 ½” Cover Button Kits (You will need to make 4 fabric covered buttons) Stuffing (4 bags of 24oz. poly-fil will fill both pillows. Fishing Wire or Super Strong Beading Thread. One Extra Long Needle (I used a darning needle) ***Most seam allowances are a ¼”, unless indicated ***Read the entire recipe before starting. ***You may want to use a stronger needle (90/14) since it gets pretty crowded in the middle as you finish up the pillow top. Creating the large pillow 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Save the scrap you just cut! 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 10a. 11.