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8-bit popup cards Hello! Remember that pixel heart card I made a while back? Well it has been one of my most popular tutorials to date so I thought I would add another few designs to the collection. Meet ‘space-invader popup’ and ‘skull popup': Like the heart card, they are really minimal (which I just love) and easy to make once you have got the hang of it. DIY Autumn Leaf Bowls As we mentioned before, this is our favorite time of year for DIY decor. The chill is in the air and the leaves are changing color, and there's no better way to preserve the delight than by welcoming it into your home. Yes, the craft stores overflowing with autumn decorations can be intimidating, but there are ways to turn those faux autumn leaves into something beautiful and functional. Below are instructions for your very own autumn leaf bowl, perfect for holding your favorite scented potpourri or tasty Halloween treats. Materials:

Mark's Daily Apple Welcome! If you want to lose weight, gain muscle, increase energy levels or just generally look and feel healthier you've come to the right place. Here's where to start: Visit the Start Here and Primal Blueprint 101 pages to learn more about the Primal Lifestyle. Someone told me that if there are 20 people in a room, there's a 50/50 chance that two of them will have the same birthday. How can that be?" - (HTTP) This phenomenon actually has a name -- it is called the birthday paradox, and it turns out it is useful in several different areas (for example, cryptography and hashing algorithms). You can try it yourself -- the next time you are at a gathering of 20 or 30 people, ask everyone for their birth date. It is likely that two people in the group will have the same birthday.

Coffee Filter Flowers and Video Tutorial Hello sweet friends! It has been inexcusably long since I have posted. I know. But I do have legitimate reasoning. The kiddos got sick. The kiddos got ME sick. Live a Little Wilder: The Scarf Hanger {tutorial} I really do live for the weekends. Friday night is always date night, Saturday is project day, and Sunday is church and relaxing. Not to mention, it was 65 degrees today! Now that's the Alabama weather I know and love. So I got this little diddy done... Here's the back story. 10 Unique Christmas tree Ideas! Christmas is getting close! Make it special this season with some interesting decoration ideas. This post has 10 different, unique Christmas tree ideas. Looking for inspiration to decorate your home, office or apartment, here are versatile ideas easy to recreate and adorably fun! Shabby chic pretty Christmas tree in a mirror frame. Inexpensive and ingenious way to add a festive touch to any room.

Skype 5.0 Easter Egg: Super Simple Way To Launch Conference Calls! - Disruptive Telephony - (HTTP) Wow! I might have just found a feature cool enough to get me to move over to Skype 5.0 for the Mac, despite my many concerns with it. Hidden among the many IRC-style chat commands (but not included on that list) is this one that you can type into a group chat using either Skype 5.0 for Windows or Mac: /golive When you do that, everyone in the chat (using 5.0) gets a notification that there is a conference call and can choose to join into the conf call right then.

DIY Woven Chain Bracelet Chain link bracelets, with colorful threads woven through them, have been popping up here and there. We adore Aurèlie Bidermann‘s Do Brazil bracelets and thought it was about time we graduate to the ultimate “grown-up” friendship bracelet. With a curb chain bracelet and some embroidery thread, we’ll teach you how to make your own woven chain bracelet. And one for your bestie too, of course. Skype Emoticons + New Hidden Smileys in 2012 - (HTTP) A fun way to express emotion while chatting is by using emoticons (also called smileys). Like other programs, Skype also supports such icons. The number of Skype emoticons we see in the program is 72, but in fact we can use even more if we know their code. These additional ones are called hidden or secret. I have listed all the emoticons I know of below (except the flags, which I mention at the end of the post). They are separated in four categories.

Make an origami cat bookmark On You Tube I found video instructions for making a cat bookmark designed by Jo Nakashima. So I tried it out. A couple of the steps were tricky, but I managed to prevail! I think this kitty is funny. He looks like he tried to cross the road at the wrong moment. DIY iPhone Cases: Repurposing Holiday Glitz For some reason, this holiday season was full of glitter. Whether it was hanging on the wall at our office New Year’s Party or on the floor in the form of giant Mylar confetti, it felt like everything in my life was coated in a thin dusting of shininess. Rather than throwing or packing it all away for the next celebration, I decided to repurpose some of it for a quick and easy vacation DIY. How To Make A Train Kite Learning how to make a train of kites is a brilliant hobby to take up. A kite train is beautiful to look at and is completely customizable. Although learning how to make a kite train takes less than five minutes, decorating the kite train easily takes up the most time. There are also pre-made kite train kits available if you have no patience to create the kite train yourself. You can even customize and decorate your kite any way you like using a kite train kit. To make a kite train, you will need:

DIY CHAIN CAMERA STRAP 15th May 2012 These days we seem to carry our cameras as much as our handbags, so there’s no reason why yours shouldn’t look great whilst hanging from your shoulder. A chain shoulder strap is so easy to make and almost feels like you’re wearing amazing jewelry while you snap away. Read on to see how to make one yourself. You need: - 2 m of strong but lightweight bronze chain (you don’t want to double the weight of your camera!)

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