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How to make an origami business card holder

How to make an origami business card holder
Here's a quick and easy origami project: a business card case or gift card holder. Use patterned gift wrap (I like heavier-weight wrapping paper for a sturdier case), graph paper, a paper bag, magazine pages, or origami paper. Decorate the case with washi tape or stamps for a cute way to present gift cards. It will look like you put a lot of thought and effort into a gift that was probably the easiest thing you could buy. Slacker. Just kidding. To make a holder for a standard 3.5 x 2" business card, start with an 8.5" square of paper. Place the paper pretty side down. Fold the left and right edges inward to meet the center fold. Open the paper again. Close the left and right flaps. Turn the paper over and fold the top down so that the exposed diagonal edges meet precisely at the fold. Fold the bottom up in the same way, tucking the bottom edge into the diagonal flaps. Insert a card to make sure it fits, then fold the case in half. To make a fabric version of this case, see this post.

How to Make Easy Turtle Candy: 7 steps (with pictures) Edit Article Edited by Reesa_24, Teresa, Carolyn Barratt, Helper2 and 9 others Turtle candy is the generic name for TURTLES®, a chocolate confection made by DeMet's Candy Company. Ad Steps 1Preheat the oven to 350ºF/180ºC. 7Enjoy the candy hack for what it is––deliciously gooey homemade sweetness.Let the candy cool for a few minutes before eating as the chocolate and caramel could be very hot! Tips Store uneaten candies in an airtight container for up to a week.This candy is very "freeze" friendly if it's for a special event and you need to make it ahead of time.If you are allergic to pecans or nuts you can use jelly tots! Warnings If you have children, make sure to let the candy cool completely before they eat it. Try this at home: The joys of DIY laundry detergent UPDATE: Several alert readers have raised questions about the safety of borax, a.k.a. sodium tetraborate or sodium borate. Though borax’s power as a green cleaner has been touted in dozens of DIY recipes for years — it’s even on a list of recommended “environmentally preferable cleaners” on the EPA’s website – other sources point to evidence that the stuff is an irritant to the skin and mucous membranes and worse, a hormone disruptor that affects the reproductive system (yikes). To borax or not to borax? There’s a ton of conflicting and confusing information out there. A different page on the EPA’s site warns that “Borax, commonly considered a safer DIY ingredient, actually presents concerns for potential human health effects.” I called Rebecca Sutton, senior scientist at the Environmental Working Group, for some clarity. Thank you to the readers who brought this to my attention. Maybe I’m late to the party on this one, but I had no idea that laundry detergent had such a long rap sheet.

The Big Chair – Building Your Own | HaHa Bird I’ve gotten a few emails and comments asking for plans for the giant adirondack chair I built. The trouble is that I prefer building things to documenting them. But because I love you all, I buckled down and made some plans. Don’t get too excited, because these aren’t formal blueprinty plans. To do that right would require building another chair to test everything out, and there’s only room for one of these in my yard. So instead I measured the already-built chair, tried to remember what I’d done (and in some cases what I’d do differently), and rebuilt it in Google Sketchup. Please note: this description isn’t intended to be a step-by-step guide with every 1/8 of an inch and every angle accounted for. Here’s a materials list for the lumber: You’ll also need some deck screws (2.5″ or 3″), eight 1/2″ galvanized hex bolts (length depends on how you build it, but I think I used 3″), washers, and nuts. Seat/Base Cut your 12-foot 2×10 in half so you’ve got two 6-foot pieces. Backrest Armrests

How to Hint for a Kiss from a Guy: 8 steps (with pictures) Edited by Krystle C., Christian, Jack Herrick, Versageek and 94 others In most societies around the world, it's traditionally up to the guy to initiate a couple's first kiss. If you're a girl, this takes a lot of pressure off you, but sometimes it can be frustrating if you want to be kissed but your guy is a little too shy to try. Ad Steps 1Be inviting. 6Move in. Tips Live in the moment. Warnings If you're wearing lipstick or colored or scented lip balm, he might be apprehensive about kissing you because he doesn't want to get it on his own lips (especially if you're in public or at risk of having other people come around who might make him feel embarrassed).Telling a guy he talks too much may result in you annoying him.

How to Fold a Bus Note: 10 steps (with pictures) Edit Article Edited by Zoe Volt, Krystle, Sondra C, Sarah Eliza and 21 others Summer camp has ended, and you want to give someone special a note to read on the bus as he or she is leaving. Ad Steps a Bus Note Step 1.360p.mp4 00:00 00:04 00:04 spaceplay / pauseescstopffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster (latest Chrome and Safari)←→seek . seek to previous 12…6 seek to 10%, 20%, …60% 1Start out with a rectangular piece of paper. Tips Feel free to do more than just write "Pull" on the outside of your bus note. Things You'll Need Piece of paper (either square or rectangular)Pen for your message welcome to my randomness | tumblelog

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