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No Sew, Tee Shirt- Tied Halter

No Sew, Tee Shirt- Tied Halter
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.

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.

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. Plant a bunch of these giant allium flowers. 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! Scroll down to see how I made all three styles... 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. Ta da! Here are all three styles together.

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. You will need: - 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 Big difference, right?

Jelly Roll Floor Pillows Hi everyone! It’s Val over at PinkPlease! bringing you another double recipe. Taking a spin off my last Moda Bake Shop recipe, Just Playin’ Around {Baby Changing Pad & Matching Play Mat}, I wanted to show you another fun creation you can make using the circular quilt pattern. With just one Jelly Roll (plus some extra fabric for the back and piping), you can make two matching oversized floor pillows. 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. Creating the large pillow 1. 2. 3. 4.

21 Frugal Ways to Reward Yourself Right Now Wise Bread Picks Like many of you, I’m busy. I have a full-time career, a husband and a home to take care of, and I play daddy to two adorable dogs. I don’t know how I do it, but I do. Sometimes, though, I need a break — a little reward for staying semi-sane. You probably do, too. 1. Is there anything more soul soothing than filling up the tub with warm water and bubbles and soaking until all your cares melt away? 2. The world has had a love affair with wine since about 4500 BC. 3. There’s not much time left to find a comfortable spot in the park before the weather takes a turn for the worse, so pull up your piece of green and drift off to dreamland while you can. 4. “Good book” is relative. 5. Seeing new movies is one of my all-time favorite pastimes. 6. Turn off the stove and take a load off. 7. When you’re busy, any time you can connect with friends or family for more than five minutes outside of a holiday is a reward. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21.

Fun with Foam Printing - Easy Tutorial I loved this idea because not only can you recycle these horrid polystyrene containers, but the process is really simple. You could even use tracing paper and trace your design so you don't even need to be able to draw. You could make a whole series of cards like this or just a colorful print to hang on your wall and cheer up the place. Materials needed: Foam or polystyrene container pencil paint or ink small roller 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Happy printing! Original image courtesy of themetapicture No-Sew Ways to Update Your Wardrobe Wise Bread Picks There are many ways to update old articles of clothing that don’t involve sewing machines. For those of us who can’t tell a bobbin from our backsides, here are some easy, cheap ideas for bringing your old clothes back to life. First, a couple of quick notes about the methods here — you shouldn’t try any of these out on an otherwise respectable piece of clothing that you like and wear all the time, and you certainly shouldn't attempt on very expensive clothing. Another quick note — some of the alterations in this article can make clothing harder to care for or require more delicate laundering methods. Lastly, many of these DIY pieces are trendy and/or eye-catching, so if your style is more classic and conservative, they might not be up your fashion alley. Crop Turning a t-shirt into a crop-top or making jeans into cutoff shorts are such easy tasks that we’ve all done them before (probably in 1985, but hey, the 80s are back in fashion). Shred/Slash Bleach/Color Ombre Tie-Dye

32 Of The Best Organizing Tips An easy organizing system can be the difference between a messy house and a clean home. I wouldn't be able to survive with out my favorite organizing tips. So here are 32 of the best organizing tips here on Tip Junkie. I hope they help you get your home ready for summer and the bombardment of cute kiddos and their summer activities. {snicker} Organizing Tips 1. 2011 Calendar: Free Printable Calendar from Tip Junkie - , I have a gorgeous free Printable Calendar made just for you Tip Junkie style! For the Home 9. For Kids 18. Cleaning Tips 22. 12 Spring Cleaning Organization Tips 23. Creating Memories that Endure, Laurie I'm Linking to these Fabulous Women:Skip To My LouTatertots and Jello Blue Cricket DesignTip Junkie

10 Temporary Ways to Dress Up a Rental Like You Own It Just because you don't own your apartment doesn't mean you can't dress it up, cover the not-so-pretty parts and give it your own personal touch. Here are 10 ways you can bring temporary personality and style to your home... • Ugly windows with an ugly view? Cover them up with Emma Jeffs Window Film from 2Jane. • Unsightly old counter tops can temporarily become granite with Appliance Art's Instant Granite. • Overhead lighting in apartments can be seriously hideous and unflattering. • Landlords love their white paint but it can make for a very bland apartment. • Sprucing up your outdoor space can make it feel like you've gained an extra room. • Pottery Barn's Stainless Steel Back Splash can bring a new, shiny look to even the most outdated and bland kitchens. • Bring a bit of your own personal history to your space. • Appliance Art also offers Instant Chalkboard and Instant Stainless for covering up old appliances and cabinetry. • Dali Decals offers a Set of 72 Bubble Decals.