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Stellated dodecahedrons!

Stellated dodecahedrons!
Hello there. I seem to be stuck in a geometric-paper-model rut at the moment! I promise this will be the last one for a while! (I have just white-washed a lot of the walls in our home so I have been looking to make some colourful objects to hang up…these are just the job). Making stellated dodecahedrons is fairly time consuming and requires a light-touch and a fair bit of patience…so teenagers/adults only! As usual there is a how-to below…along with printable templates. It’s ‘summer’ here in the UK but it hasn’t stopped raining for months (or so it seems). You will need – – – – – – – – // Scissors // Paper (or thin card) // Double sided tape (I also made one using a gluestick but the tape yielded much better results) // Ruler // Needle…or similar sharp point for scoring the paper 1. 2. 3&4. 5&6. *If you run into problems then do leave a comment below and I will get back to you ASAP* Related:  caroumbert

Invisible Bookshelves You've all seen these invisible bookshelves, right? The books stack horizontally and and appear to just float on the wall. They look really cool, but they can cost a bundle. Fortunately, they're easy and cheap to make from simple L-brackets. A bit of careful measuring and making sure they're level, and you're ready to start stacking. Just make sure they're well anchored to the wall! ***** It's so nice to see so many visitors to this post. I hope you'll stop by and say hello! Geoball Je vous ai parfois parlé des belles réalisations de la créatrice Zü,de ces doudous nuages, gouttes, oizo et des jolis petits faons qui me font littéralement craquer…et bien la collection s’agrandit avec de la papeterie et de très jolies affiches à découvrir sur son shop ! En plus de toutes ces belles créations, elle propose gratuitement sur son site un PDF gratuit pour réaliser cette geoball super mignonne. Elle l’utilise pour ranger ses masking tape mais on pourrait aussi s’en servir comme vide poche, pour ranger des petits bijoux ou pour pleins d’autres choses ! Pour accéder au PDF imprimable c’est par ici ! Posté par: Natalia

Derivation of the formula for the area of a circle This page describes how to derive the formula for the area of a circle. we start with a regular polygon and show that as the number of sides gets very large, the figure becomes a circle. By finding the area of the polygon we derive the equation for the area of a circle. Try this. In the applet below we have a six-sided regular polygon. Keep clicking on 'more' and note that as the number of sides gets larger, the polygon approaches being a circle. As the number of sides becomes infinitely large, it is, in fact, a circle. The polygon can be broken down into n isosceles triangles (where n is the number of sides), such as the one shown on the right. In this triangle s is the side length of the polygon r is the radius of the polygon and the circleh is the height of the triangle. The area of the triangle is half the base times height or There are n triangles in the polygon so This can be rearranged to be The term ns is the perimeter of the polygon (length of a side, times the number of sides).

How to make easy paint chip wall art If your apartment needs some decorating, you can't draw, and you're broke, consider chopping up paint chips. These are Glidden swatches from Home Depot made into a simple triangle pattern. I put it inside a mat and frame I already had, and it looks fairly respectable. Put anything inside a mat and frame and it will look respectable. Heck, you could frame a crumpled-up Kleenex and somebody will assume it's a very special piece of modern art. To make this fancy paint chip art, cut swatches into triangles. I laid the shapes out in an arrangement I liked, then transferred them one by one to a sheet of paper cut to the size I needed. Trim off any overhanging triangles, put it under glass, and you're done.

Dump A Day Do It Yourself Craft Ideas - 39 Pics Sources – Veetje – Saifou – Pinterest – DumpaDay Dumpaday's Funny T-Shirts» Pi Day Inspired String Art Activity Ah, good old Pi Day. That special holiday only celebrated by geeky math and pizza lovers. It's definitely my kind of holiday! Pi Day String Art Actvitiy This post contains affiliate links. Let's Make some Pi Day String Art! First, I grabbed a super cheap white paper plate. I took my favorite liquid watercolors and painted circular designs around my paper plate, even painting around the paper plate's circumference. Then, I used Sharpie markers to write the digits 0-9 evenly spaced around my inner cut out circle. Then, I hole punched over each digit. And then, I grabbed some yarn and proceeded to create a string art pattern, guided only by my love for crafting and the digits of Pi! (Note: I got pretty far when digits repeated. I also ended up taping a pi symbol to my artwork so other people would have some inkling of what I was trying to represent. I hope you have a fun time trying out this activity with your older kiddos. Let's Keep in Contact!

DIY Egg Carton Recycling Bin You Will Need x4 large egg cartons Hot Glue Gun A3 Card stock (colour is your choice) Scissors 1. Warm up the glue gun, when it is ready to use, piece your first two cartons together, there should be 4 points where they are touching firmly, Put a dob of Glue on each point, push them together and hold until glue has set. 2. 3.

Everything in a Jar | Homemade Jar Gift Ideas The following Content was Provided by "Digging yourself out of debt, when all you have is a spoon" Everything and Anything in a Jar makes a fantastic gift idea year round, from Christmas, Winter Survival jars to Valentines day and even birthdays, these adorable jars are perfect inexpensive gifts . . . To create the jar, choose a Theme for the contents, cut a strip of scrapbook paper in whatever design you like and wrap it around the jar. The theme can be based on a hobby, job, color, season, etc You'll Need: Fillings/Contents for your Jar based on the Theme you've chosen a Mason Jar (wide mouth or regular, both work fine) A strip of scrapbook paper Or wrapping paper in a pretty design or Tissue Paper Print or hand-write a label for your jar Simply wrap the strip around the jar (it's okay if it doesn't fit the entire way, you'll be adding a cute label anyways!) Add your label, "______ in a Jar" Then carefully add your "ingredients" one item at a time. Themed Jar Ideas:

Generador de nube de palabras y creador de nubes de etiquetas gratis y online - Dans la boite En plein grand week-end de mai, et oui, j’ai l’immense chance de faire le pont et d’avoir ainsi 4 bons jours de repos à moi ! J’organise donc mon temps entre glandouille, repos, cuisine, balades… J’ai aussi réhabilité mon joli balcon, devenu zone de guerre pendant l’hiver et les grises journées dont nous avons été témoins ces dernières semaines… Puis je me suis dit que ça faisait longtemps que je ne vous avais pas fait de petites sélections DIY… ;) La chose est donc réparée, cela fait un moment que j’accumule des boites de conserves de toute tailles en me disant que je pourrais faire quelque chose de chouette avec… Voici donc ma petite sélection d’idées ^^. Source Source Source Source source Et vous ? Je vous souhaite une très belle journée et un bon courage si vous ne faites pas parti des chanceux en repos ;)

Beads and Crystals Ring This delicate beaded ring is made using the same stitch as the peyote rings, bracelets, and beads that we’ve posted before. This project is all about how changing up the beads used can make a huge impact on the look of the finished ring. Supplies: - 3mm fire polished Czech crystals - 8/0 seed beads - 11/0 seed beads - 11/0 cylinder beads - beading needle - beading thread (I used Nymo 00) You can make this ring as tall as you want, but I found 7 crystals to be a nice size. From this point on, I’ll refer to the 3mm crystals as “crystals,” the 8/0 seed beads as “large,”, the 11/0 seed beads as “medium,” and the 11/0 cylinders as “small.” Want more information about seed bead sizes, shapes and finishes? You should be well versed in peyote stitch before trying this project, if you’re new to the technique you might want to try out the Beaded Rings project first – it has full how-to instructions to help you get the hang of peyote! Add another small bead and stitch through a medium bead.

Mind Mapping for Education - Improve Learning | MindMeister Pretty legs Depuis quelque temps cette tendance me fait de l’oeil et je ne pouvais pas laisser le blog passé à côté… Certaines fois je me dis que je ne vais pas parler de telle ou telle chose parce que vous avez un ordinateur et flânez sur le web aussi ! mais souvent je me dis que vos n’êtes peut-être pas tous aussi no-life que moi - je plaisante hein je fais des trucs à côté - à passer mon temps sur les blog créa/déco et que du coup je peut, peut-être donner des envies/idées à certains/certaines :) et ça ça me plait plutôt bien ! Ce qui attire mon attention aujourd’hui ? → prettypegs ← La marque Suédoise – bah ouais encore… – Prettypegs a sorti une ligne de « pieds » originaux, amusants et personnalisables qui peuvent s’adapter Attention roulement de tambour….. à vos meubles IKEA. → chic cham ← → Chic cham ← → Morning by foley ← Et si toutefois l’idée vous venait de réaliser ça chez vous tout seul :) La talentueuse blogueuse du site Morning by folley nous à pondu un super post sur le sujet ! Alors ?