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Do it yourself Building, modifying, or repairing, without the aid of experts or professionals The term "do-it-yourself" has been associated with consumers since at least 1912 primarily in the domain of home improvement and maintenance activities.[3] The phrase "do it yourself" had come into common usage (in standard English) by the 1950s,[4] in reference to the emergence of a trend of people undertaking home improvement and various other small craft and construction projects as both a creative-recreational and cost-saving activity. Subsequently, the term DIY has taken on a broader meaning that covers a wide range of skill sets. DIY can be seen as a cultural reaction in modern technological society to increasing academic specialization and economic specialization which brings people into contact with only a tiny focus area within the larger context, positioning DIY as a venue for holistic engagement. History[edit] Shelves attached to a toy vehicle Electronics World 1959, home assembled amplifier Film[edit]

Water Balloon Luminaries : Candle & Soap Making Techniques - StumbleUpon A fun and easy project with a beautiful payoff. Learn how to make these Balloon Luminaries. You will need: High-Melt Paraffin Wax (IGI 1260)Party BalloonsDouble BoilerCookie Sheet Instructions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Here is an example of these luminaries when using dye. Do-It-Yourself Information for Home Improvement Projects - DIY Ideas Cool Copper Projects Warm metallic hues are easy to love but often pricey. When you create the look... Easy Doily Bowl Craft a decorative bowl from a doily picked up from a flea market, antique... Camper Birdhouse Encourage birds to stay awhile with an adorable vintage birdhouse.

Categories ~ Be Different...Act Normal Search for your favorite DIY craft projects by category Can't find what you are looking for? Check out some more of the labels to your right. Still can't find it? Make a Starbucks Frappuccino for $0.32 I wanted one. Badly. The intoxicating sip of caffeine and the sweet taste of sugar, all blended together into a mixture of iced creamy goodness and designed to melt in your mouth. With my resolve kicked to the curb in favor of a self-indulgent caffeine hit, I walked into the nearest Starbucks with my wallet in hand. Take a guess: One is real. Now I’m not a complete cheapo (cough) and I do enjoy an indulgent treat every now and then, but shelling out nearly $4 for a chilled coffee beverage seemed a bit steep. The Starbucks barista must have been used to caffeine-starved customers with mouths agape, ’cause she stood there patiently waiting for me to order. “Oh, that’s just a little xanthan gum — it’s a food thickener, and it keeps blended drinks mixed,” she said. So I bit my frugal tongue, ordered a classic Tall Frappuccino for $3.86 (including tax), and went home to replicate this costly drug for dimes a drink. Frapp Price Attack: You’re saving around 92% Homemade Frappuccino Recipe

Wax On, Wax Off - Homemade Hair Removal part 1 Unfortunately sisters Rebecca and Maggie come from a very hairy family. So when we saw recipes for homemade waxing we said, "OW!!" and then, "We gotta try this!" We spent Tuesday morning trying a couple different recipes with great results. If you have ever tried products like Nads, this recipe is just like that. Here's What You Need: 1 cup of sugar1/4 cup of honey1 ounce of lemon juicea drizzle of molasses (optional) You Will Also Need: cotton fabric strips (we used an old bed sheet) 3 in. x 10 in.popsicle stick or butter knife In a microwave safe bowl, mix all the ingredients together. Make sure the area you are going to wax is clean and dry. Now, using your Popsicle stick spread a very thin layer down your leg in the direction of the hair growth. Press your strip of into the sugar. Pull your skin taught. We did find that it took a little practice getting this technique down, but once we did we found it worked really well.

DIY Wrap Bracelet - Honestly WTF - StumbleUpon You should all know by now that we are all about stacking bracelets on our wrists. The more, the better. In fact . . . the most, the best! With that being said, we’ll show you how to master a version of the ever so popular wrap bracelet. You’ll need (for a double wrapped bracelet) :* Lengths will vary depending on the size of your wrist (see comments for suggestions). Fold the length of leather cording in half to form a loop. Place the ball chain along the leather cording with the end of the chain meeting the end of the wrap. Continue wrapping while checking it for fit around the wrist. When you have reached the end of the ball chain wrap the linen cording around the leather strands 2-3 more times. Thread the hex nut through the strands and tie a second knot. Trim with scissors and your wrap bracelet is finished!! The materials are listed for a double wrap bracelet. It’s a party! (tutorial adapted from Ornamentea; top image via Jak & Jil, rest of image by Honestly…WTF)

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