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Lotion Archives This thick and luxurious body lotion makes a lovely Christmas gift. It leaves the skin soft and slightly peppermint scented, and if you’re looking for a bit of an extra festive hint, you can add a touch of mica for some holiday shimmer. (more…) 15 Easy Ways to Turn T-Shirts into Jewelry You know we’ve got a weakness for repurposing just about anything. Today’s foray into style hackery comes in the form of t-shirts! With help from a bit of copper tubing, a few brass rings, and our trusty needle nose pliers, see how we turned 3 t-shirts into 15 pieces of jewelry, perfect for everything from summer festivals to fancy springtime soirees. Materials: - copper tubing - t-shirts (the soft ones work best) - brass rings of various sizes - copper chain - gold chain - gold key rings - cord ends - gold clasps + jump rings Tools: - tubing cutter - hand saw - needle nose pliers - fabric scissors - fine sand paper

DIY Friendship Necklace As soon as Lauren and I saw this editorial in Flare Magazine, we knew we had to recreate these awesome, friendship bracelet-like necklaces. We promise they are super easy to make and the perfect way to pass the time during those long summer roadtrips. To make a 2-tone necklace, cut a long piece of rope and wrap two different colors of embroidery thread around its own bobbin. Tie a starter knot along with the two colored threads you are using, leaving at least 3 inches of slack, Tape down the slack to a flat surface or safety pin it something that will help keep it in place (feeling nostalgic yet?). Lay the color that isn’t being used (shown here in purple) in your left hand, along with the rope, and hold them taut. Take the active color (shown here in red) in your right hand, pass it over the rope, loop it under and back through the opening.

DIY Projects Archives - Homesthetics - Inspiring ideas for your home. Washi tape is one of the most versatile items we have ever seen. There are thousands of ideas involving and revolving around washi tape and all of the end results look so fun and colorful you’ll want to start DIY Washi Tape Projects right away. […] Household items can cause lots of problems and their proper solving and right organization can save you a lot of time and nerves. Household hacks are here to save the day and make things a hole lot easier for your daily routine.We have found and […] We are all passing through these uncertain times with a drop of care and insanity.

Make An Awesome Drop Spindle Drop spindles are an ancient tool for spinning fiber into yarn or thread. They've been around for a very long time and have changed little since their first invention. The first spindles weighted with whorls appeared as far back as the Neolithic era. A whorl is simply a weight that helps the spindle spin "better" before you have enough yarn on it to give it a little heft. These days you can buy a variety of types and styles in a range of prices and with a few notable exceptions they all work in essentially the same way. 18 Jewelry Making Designs for Valentine's Day [ Close Privacy Policy ] Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy Rights Revised and posted as of July 28, 2014. 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.

Chan Luu Single Wrap Macrame Bracelet Chan Luu bracelets are just so cool! What's great about them is that they use simple macrame techniques to produce different results, this time with the addition of beads! This tutorial adds on to my previous Square Knot Friendship Bracelets, but utilizes the beads in a different way; on the outside of the knots as opposed to the inside. What you get is a totally different result! Step 1: Gather materials.

crafts Archives - There's more! Follow me on Pinterest for more ideas. 200+ Boards! SewLicious Home Decor Britta Ambauen I’d like to introduce you to my new jewelry bench. It’s not just your ordinary order-online-and-assemble jewelry bench. No sir. This beauty was hand built from the ground up in an all-too-small wood shop by my boyfriend, Jeff Rogers. No more sawhorses and MDF for me! Let me tell you a bit more about how special this wooden wonder really is. Slow and Easy Jewelry Making E-Courses Take your time with these jewelry making e-courses. There is no rush. Almost all these courses send you a lesson each week. Learn beading, wire work, metal clay and more. Make Copper Clay JewelryThis 6 lesson weekly course will introduce you to working with copper clay, including how to fire the clay as well as a number of hands-on projects. A good prerequisite to this e-course is Introduction to Metal Clay course, either the weekly lesson version or the daily lesson version.

Macrame - By Stefan. Back to Tutorials. This tutorial is supposed to teach you how to make macrame bands in different styles. They can be used as bracelets, belts, or just for decoration. Under each image I will indicate what knot you need to make the band. Reversed half-hitches. DIY Decorating Projects The Budget Decorator DIY home decorating ideas on a budget Get the Latest Tips & Ideas Delivered Weekly! DIY Projects Creative DIY Bathroom Vanity Projects Do It Yourself • Modern Christmas Cone Trees Hammers and Mallets, Blocks and Anvils - Jewelry Making Info Steel Blocks, Dapping, Chasing, Cross Peen Hammers ... what?! Custom Search Of all my beloved jewelry tools, hammers and mallets are perhaps one of the last ones to make their way into my arsenal. The plentitude of these jewelry tools for your craft can seem to be quite mystifying at the start. I am but a beginner in this area, but I think this will be long love-affair. The specific and various uses for these tools I think you will find, are just an eye-opener and to me, quite mesmerising!