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DIY TetraBox Lamp by Ed Chew

DIY TetraBox Lamp by Ed Chew
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DIY {doily canvas bag} & Thankfully everyone seems to be making a switch from plastic to lasting when it comes to shopping bags, so here’s another fun little tutorial on customizing one to make it oh so cute. You might notice a lot of doilies in my recent diy projects. Since I was getting so many ready for A Christmas Gathering I used a lot of the same materials…monograms seems to be pretty popular now too. Canvas bag ($2.00 when on sale at Hobby Lobby), fabric paint, paper doily, Krylon Paper Finishes Adhesive Spray : Spray doily with paper spray adhesive and press down on the bag (not shown). : Gently paint over the holes – I recommend paint meant for fabric, not crafts. : Peel back doily before paint dries. Bag after doily is removed I traced on my letter and filled it in with paint. For a cook: fill it with cooking supplies For a gardner: fill it with gardening supplies For a teacher: lots of fake wood painted apples (I’m kidding)…maybe find out an activity they enjoy and do something related to that

Mr. McGroovy's Fantastic Cardboard Creations {Valentines day} pixelated popup card I‘ve been scratching my head trying to come up with a card for my hubby {AKA the non-romantic type}. I finally decided to make this pixely popup heart card! They are really minimal (which I love) and take about 20 minutes to make (that includes the card, insert and envelope). You can even make some pixely confetti to put inside the card (if you are a big kid like me!). Full instructions and printable templates below! (BTW I remember seeing something similar in a popup book years ago. How to 1. (If you have a cutting machine then see note at end of post!) Cut along the black lines and score the grey lines. 3. 5. 7. Edited to add: The lovely Kayla from saynotsweetanne has send me a .dfx file of the card which you can use if you have a cutting machine.

mad in crafts: DIY Fire & Ice Lanterns - StumbleUpon The old becomes new: A new variation on the outdoor lantern. We have had an unusually warm winter in Michigan this year, and while the temps have been nice, I have had to hold off on this project idea until we got a cold snap. We finally got some snow and cold earlier this week, so I was able to try out this fun winter project. I had pinned a product called Globe Ice Lantern Kits a few months back recognizing that I could DIY them at home. To make DIY Fire & Ice Lanterns, you will need: a package of 3 punch balloons from the dollar store a package of 3 LED tea lights from the dollar store bowls small cylinder (shot glass, pop bottle, etc.) water freezer or below-freezing outdoor temps You are getting a glimpse of my less-than-sparkling kitchen sink in this post. First, stretch the opening of one punch balloon over your faucet. Turn on the faucet and let the water pressure fill the balloon to your desired size. If you were to freeze the balloon as it is, you could make a lovely ice orb.

"Minimum" Solar Box Cooker Deutsch, Español, Ελληνικά, Français, Hausa, Igbo, Indonesian, Italiano, Kiswahili, Kreyòl, Malagasy, Melayu, Português, Русский, Soomaaliga, Tagalog, Türkçe, Việt, Yorùbá, தமிழ், नेपाली, 中文, اردو, 한국어, 日本語, العربية, فارسی, עִברִית, हिन्दी, ไทย, বাংলা, తెలుగు, ગુજરાતી, ລາວ, ਪੰਜਾਬੀ, සිංහල, پښتو The "Minimum" Solar Box Cooker is a simple box cooker that can be built in a few hours for very little money. Using ideas developed my many different people, Tom Sponheim and Mark Aalfs attempted to come up with the simplest design that they could devise at the time (1990). They named it the "Minimum Solar Box Cooker." What they didn't communicate with that name was that this is a full-power cooker that works very well, and is in no way minimum as far as its cooking power goes. What You Will Need Two cardboard boxes. At least 250 g (8 oz) of white glue or wheat paste. One turkey-size Reynolds Oven Cooking Bag®. Building the Base Decide how deep you want your oven to be. Building the Removable Lid

Golden Santa Bread I know that Christmas is still far away but I found this bread recipe and I wanted to share it with you. I am sure that you and your kids will love this following recipe: Ingredients:4 to 4-1/2 cups bread flour1/2 cup sugar2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast1-1/2 teaspoons salt1/2 cup milk1/4 cup water1/4 cup butter, cubed2 eggs2 raisins2 egg yolks2 to 3 drops red food coloringInstructions:You will need a large bowl. Combine 2 cups flour, sugar, yeast and salt. Heat the milk, water and butter to 120°-130° in a small saucepan. Add to dry ingredients.

Amazing Paper Lamp Designs February 4th, 2011 Anila Arshad In your life you can see many lamp designs which is so beautiful and to expensive but this one is more than ordinary pedant lamp. The Moonjelly by Limpalux is sculptural light object with organic structures. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. Forget Crayons: 11 Great Art Materials for Toddlers - Artful Parent Crayons are the ubiquitous art material for young children, right? If there’s one art material every family has on hand, it’s probably crayons. But as widespread as they are, I don’t feel they are one of the best art materials for toddlers. Why not? You have to press hard to get bright color, the paper wrapper is a pain, and the skinny crayons just break so quickly. Note: This post was originally published in July 2011. Some of the resources listed on this page contain affiliate links. 1. 2. These are awesome for toddlers—much better than crayons—because they glide on smoothly with little pressure and the color is vibrant. (which we also love), but we have had them break on us occasionally, especially if they are twisted up too far. 3. from Discount School Supply a try. . for eight years now and still love it. from Discount School Supply the best, but Melissa and Doug paper is okay. 5. – Keeps the paint off the table (floor, lap…) and also keeps it from drying out. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. P.S.

13 Head-Turning Bob Hairstyles with Bangs Who doesn’t love a bob haircut? Long, short, layered, textured — there is literally a beautiful bob out there for every face shape and hair type. Add a sweet set of bangs to the mix, and you’ve got one hot look! Ruby Red Without a doubt, this beautiful bob is an attention getter. How to Style: 1.Starting with clean, wet hair, apply a root lifter in the crown to give some volume. 2.Blow dry in sections starting at the bottom. 3. 4.When hair is completely, dry take a dime-sized amount of polishing cream, emulsify into your hands and run it through your hair to add definition and shine. 5. Recommended Products: You will see that I will recommend a lot of Aquage products because they WORK! Best Face Shape & Hair Type: This is such a versatile style for every face shape. Tip: Ask your stylist to place red lowlights throughout your hair. Peek-A-Boo Baby The compliments won’t stop with these peek-a-boo bangs! How to Style: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Paul Mitchell’s Straight Works is ideal for this style.

How to make an origami paper lantern This pattern is applicable for a whole vellum cartolina paper with the size 28.5" x 21.75". You may apply this to a short bond size paper since it is a scaled down size of the cartolina. There are many patterns on the web but I modified this version to easily measure and fold that will fit the cartolina. First, fold the paper in half. You may measure it first or fold it by meeting both ends then carefully scouring to fold. You should now have 12 equal parts throughout. Measure and divide the paper into 4 parts horizontally as shown in the photo above. After scouring, fold them diagonally at a time to avoid misalignment. Carefully gather all the folds together like in the photo. You may also vary the number of folds and the size of the diamond. To gather the folds in place, punch small holes on every other panel and insert string. This is how the lantern should look like. If you have questions or need help in clarifying some steps, I'll gladly answer your questions.

Picture Frame Corner Clamps - Lots of our customers buy these corner clamps to put a few picture frames together. They are lots cheaper than purchasing a professional picture frame vise for sure. Click here to see a larger image showing how to put picture frames together with a corner clamp When attempting to use these clamps to put your picture frames together they sometimes don't seem to work very good. Picture frames are made in many styles and shapes and sometimes picture frames don't want to clamp together very well using these corner clamps when attempting to bring the picture frame corners together free hand. At other times these clamps work quite well especially with picture frames with deep rabbets. Some people try to use four clamps at a time and attempt to glue up and clamp all four corners of a picture frame together at the same time. Well, these little picture frame clamps can be made to work very well to put picture frames together. I am not trying to sell you something here. This is what happens.

Tutorials and templates | Creative Pop Up Cards Pop Up Card Tutorials and Templates Hi Everyone! For the new year, I’d like to get some feedback from you guys on what kind of pop up card I should work on next. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. Please leave your answer in blank line below. What kind of pop up card you would like me to design? If you’re looking to make a card, you’ve come to the right place. If you’re getting ready for Valentine’s day, check out my post on the top 10 Valentine’s day card ideas. Top 10 Ideas for Valentine’s day cards Here are a few of my most popular pop up cards that you can make. Template for the 3D Heart Pop Up Card Tutorial of 3D Heart Valentine’s Day Pop Up Card Template for the Rose Pop Up Card Tutorial of the Rose Pop Up Card Template for Kissing Couples Valentine’s Day Pop Up Card Tutorial of Kissing Couples Valentine’s Day Pop Up Card Template for Gift Box Pop Up Card Tutorial of Gift Box Pop Up Card Template for Spiral Heart Valentine’s Day Pop Up Card Template for the Teddy Bear Pop Up card Tutorials

Fortune-teller Paper Lantern So, I was perusing Pinterest a few weeks ago and checking out the whole blog thang, when I came across the most amazingproject involving a paper lantern and those little origami fortune tellers. A-maz-ing! By the way, the blog that I got the project from, the 3 R's blog, has some really great and creative lamp and lighting should check it out if you're looking for some DIY lighting inspiration! Seriously, I thought about this paper lantern for about a month, and couldn't get it out of my head, so I finally decided to make one. The first thing that you need to do is fold a bunch of these origami fortune tellers. I got my 20'' paper lantern at Pier 1, because that's the only place that I could think of that would have really big paper lanterns. Once you've got a BUNCH of origami shapes folded, grab a glue gun and put a dot of glue on the back center of each one. From there, it's just a lot of gluing! And sometimes I got "help" from an outside source. And ta-da!

Carving a Celtic Knot 1. Lay out the design on your workpiece and define the outer and inner edges of the shape with chisels and gouges. I shaded the "under" parts of the knots with pencil so that I didn't a ccidentally cut across the "over" parts. 2. 3. 4. 5. e of his/her worn-out ones*. reshape the cutting edges to meet your needs. 6. 7. 8. 9. made for another project. *I needed dental tools for a class taught by Steve Latta.