Cork Tree Ornament Today’s DIY is a fun one… and absolutely perfect for the holidays! These little tree ornaments make the best hostess gifts… or just a fun little weekend DIY to help get you into the holiday spirit. While I was home for the Thanksgiving break, my mom and I took to a huge bag of corks (are we the only family out there that imbibes copious quantities of wine?) Make Photo Necklaces, Earrings, Magnets and More Using Shrinkable Plastic Seems like everything keeps getting smaller these days: computers, dogs, headphones… And now even photographs are joining in the smallness, thanks to the magic of biaxially oriented thermoplastic polystyrene (that’s Shrinky Dinks to you). You can print photos on plastic using your inkjet printer, and shrink them down small enough to make into necklaces, fridge magnets, earrings, or practically anything you can think of. See?
The Twice Remembered Cottage - A Cottage Transformation Journey "Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air"~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I appreciate everyone's well wishes in my last post...I'm happy to say that I can finally *breathe* again! Thanks to my good old doctor and the meds he prescribed, my sinus infection is clearing up and my cough has just about fizzled out. I'm looking forward to finally getting back into some kind of routine this week! I knew having that many magnets on my fridge would create about 400 pieces of additional artwork, memos, receipts, and photos - yikes!I wanted to follow up with some details on the last project I talked about - the DIY magnetic scrabble board project.
50 Beautiful DIY Wall Art Ideas For Your Home Just weeks away from the Holiday Season and with Halloween almost knocking at the door, many of us are thinking about adding cool new decorations and colorful accessories. With redecoration on the top of everyone’s mind, it is the perfect time to take a look at some of the best DIY wall art ideas around. Instead of splurging a fortune on an art installation, it is time you got a bit more hands on with things. Between the Lines Coloring Book Between the Lines, subtitled an "Expert Level Coloring Book," is impossible to color properly with crayons. At least, if you're intent on staying inside the lines. Filled with intricately detailed lined drawings, you're going to need steady hands and some finely-sharpened colored pencils (preferably with this Clockwork Sharpener we love so much) to properly do the trick. Illustrated by Peter Deligdisch, the book contains a variety of artwork, from pieces that look like some kind of Polynesian tribal design to a mess of junk metal hanging off a ceiling to ornate decorations that belong up a castle's walls. Regardless of the theme, each illustration is filled with a ridiculous amount of detail, making the job of laying down color feel like solving a complicated maze.
50 Paint Activities: Tools, Methods & Recipes Art ProjectsAll AgesCraft Recipe Painting Resources18 Comments There are so many painting ideas for kids! Painting is such a staple for art activities with most kids. Painting is often the first exposure children have to art. Which isn’t surprising. There’s a million different ways to do it! Weekend DIY: How to Make Beeswax Candles A guest post by Adrienne of Crafty Little Gnome and Adrienne Audrey Jewelry. If you want to guest post on this blog, check out the guidelines here. I love burning candles. There is something so serene about the warm glow of the flame. They warm up the room, smell great and who doesn’t look more attractive in candle light?
Cool Ideas May be You Have Never Think Of…. I know in our daily life their are lots of big things to solve, but have you ever thought about tiny little things, which can be solved by some weird ideas? ok…. i am sure you are not getting me? Right!!! then have a look at these…. and make your life easier…… Beautiful DIY Concrete Fire Bowls For Cool Atmosphere It’s winter, we all look for things to warm our space and souls. What can be better than sitting around the fire with your family and friends? If you don’t have a fireplace at home – then you may use a fire bowl. This project will take just 30 minutes to make. The materials are Sakrete Quickset Concrete, a bunch of rocks, a plastic bowl, a large canned good, chafing dish gel fuel pack, PAM cooking spray, newspaper, plastic tub for mixing concrete, stick to stir concrete.