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How-To: Henna Tattoos

How-To: Henna Tattoos
Henna tattoos are perfect for summertime. They are natural, they are beautiful, and they are temporary! Because one batch of henna goes a long way, henna tattoos are a great activity for parties and are especially fun for kids at a sleep over. I tend to give them as part of celebrations, say at a baby shower or bachelorette party, but I also love giving them to people who need some love and healing. Materials for the Henna Paste: Henna powder, 1/4 cup Tea, strongly brewed, 2-3 tablespoons 1 Lemon Eucalyptus Oil, 3-5 drops Materials for Applying the Tattoo: Squeeze bottle Various tips Straight pin Q-tips Cotton ballls Lemon Sugar Materials to Remove the Paste: Olive Oil Cotton balls Step 1: Check your henna for any sticks or large bits of plant matter. Step 2: Scrub the hand that is going to get the tattoo to remove any oils from the skin before you start. While traditional henna patterns are very busy, the best thing to do is keep it simple! Related Related:  websites to remember 2

Limoncello Recipe Limoncello While searching for a good recipe for Limoncello, I found a lot of conflicting information. Some recipes use vodka, others use grain alcohol (without specifying the potency, which varies) and others even used rum! So I started with the premise that grain alcohol will extract the most lemon oil and flavor from lemon zest. Limoncello 3 pounds lemons, preferably organic. 16 oz. grain alcohol, 190 proof (I use Everclear) Wash the lemons thoroughly in warm water, and rinse well. On the 3rd day: 4 cups sugar 4 cups (=32 oz.) water 1/2 cup (=4 oz.) lemon juice Combine the sugar and water in a non-reactive saucepan (i.e., stainless steel, or a pan lined with enamel - not aluminum or cast iron). Clemencello My latest discovery! Use the recipe for Limoncello above, but put the grain alcohol into a jar and add the zest of the clementines as you eat them, and swirl the jar daily.

How do you find good henna? Where do you go to get good henna? How do you know if the henna's good? Can you get good henna at the local store? You can find henna supplies at your local Indian or Middle Eastern grocery store. However, henna is perishable (its powdered dried plant leaves), and if it's been sitting on the shelf a long time, it may have lost it's dye strength. It might never have been good in the first place. If you order from The Henna Page Suppliers , you can be more certain of getting fresh body art quality henna! Is "greener" better? How long will henna last? Which henna should you buy? How do you know if the henna's good? If you want more than just good stain, if you want a fine sift, no green dye, and no grit .... have a look through a microscope ! Sift chunky henna: Very few henna powders are perfectly sifted. Got some henna? Back to "How" Can't find what you want here?

Creative Kismet » DIY ideas Here is a list of Tutorials that I have found, tried or have wanted to try. I had been keeping them bookmarked and tagged, but still found it hard to keep track of them all. So, here is my compiled list of wonderful tutorials by all kinds of amazing crafters and artists. Of course, there is not enough time in the world to make ALL of these great things, but when I need an idea for a gift, this is where I can go- and maybe you too. I’ll be adding more as I find them. Tutorials by Me! Clothes & Refashions Flowers Softies and Dolls Sewing Knitting, Crocheting and other needlework Jewelry Baby & Kid stuff Party! Containers of sorts Misc. Be Sociable, Share!

How-to make the Infinity Convertible or Wrap/Twist Dress **disclaimer: I am not a professional designer or tailor by any means. I love to sew and craft so this has become a beloved past time for me. I have adapted these instructions for my own use from the Shira.net and Rostitchery websites. This is not my design.** If you have any questions please private message me :) Supplies newsprintpencilcompass (or string)metre stick (yard stick)square (right angled ruler)pattern weights (or traditional pins or things like soup cans)scissorsfabricpinsthreadserger (or sewing machine)1 inch elasticbodkin (or safety pin)large open space (floor or table) Terminology: right side of fabric - right side or face of fabric...Jersey fabric may or may not have a design on it, the side with the clearer design is the right side, alternatively the shinier side will also be the right side. Step one: Roll out the newsprint on the floor or table. Using your compass draw the first 1/2 circle at the top centre of the pattern. Step Two: Step Three Now to sew the dress together.

Artemis Fowl (series) The series has received positive critical reception and generated huge sales. It has also originated graphic novel adaptations, and a film adaptation is currently in the writing process.[2] Artemis Fowl, the main character and anti-hero, and his bodyguard, Butler, kidnap Lower Elements Police Captain Holly Short, a fairy elf, and demand an enormous ransom in fairy gold from the People.The story revolves on how Artemis manages to manipulate and avoid the fairies' desperate attempts to rescue Holly,resulting in the usage of a deadly bio-bomb that wipes out all life forms in near vicinity. A graphic novel adaptation was released in 2007. A film adaptation was reported to be in the writing stage in mid-2008 with Jim Sheridan directing.[3] Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident is the second book of the series. Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code covers Jon Spiro's theft of the fictional C Cube and its recovery. Artemis Fowl II uses his intelligence to build his family fortune through crime.

Drink Can Tinwork Tinwork Embossed tinwork is sometimes used to decorate rustic style photo or mirror frames, or just to make decorative items such as Christmas tree decorations. The metal used is usually thicker (tinplate) and is normally worked with hammered tools - I wanted to try to get a similar effect, but with a bit less effort. The Most Popular ArticleOn Atomic Shrimp No, really! More Metalwork If this project interested you, you might also like Lost Wax Casting Safety This project makes use of very thin sheet metal that is likely to have sharp, jagged edges and is prone to springing back. Great care should be taken to avoid injury. This project probably isn't suitable for children - and certainly not without supervision. Updated Autumn 2010 - now with Video Goodness! Please note: Before, during or after the video, the player may display advertisements or links to additional videos - these are not affiliated to Atomic Shrimp and the selection is something over which I have no control. Materials Finished

DIY | poured mason jar candle » Something Turquoise {daily bridal inspiration} I am so excited to share today’s DIY with you! For one, because I have a new DIY logo… and two, because I absolutely love making candles! Last christmas I made a candle for every single lady in my family and a few of my close friends, which came to around 45 candles… which was so much fun! Shopping at thrift and vintage stores to find cool and unique glass containers… melting the wax, coloring it, and wrapping them all up… I want to do it all over again! Here I am sharing a super simple way to make your own Mason Jar Candle gifts. Where To Buy Supplies: Update: 9/8/15 – Let me start by saying this tutorial is old, lol. 1 lb bag of soy wax flakes (very easy to work with!) Before you get started, make sure you have all the supplies below and that whatever glass you choose to pour your candle into is nice and thick, thinner glass can crack from the flame of a candle. For this project we won’t be needing that inner seal part of the mason jar lid, so you can remove it. Add Your Wicks Supplies:

An Online Magazine For Girls Crown of Beauty Magazine How About Orange My 2014 Oscar ballot and bingo game are done! Get set to enjoy Sunday's Academy Awards with friends. It doesn't matter if they watch movies or know who the actors are; anyone can play bingo and it's a good excuse for a party. Download the Oscar ballot PDFDownload the Oscar bingo PDF Save the PDFs to your computer, open them in Adobe Reader, and print. To use the ballot: print one for each guest and have them mark their predictions before the show starts. To use the bingo cards: 20 different game cards are included in the PDF. Movie theater gift cards, boxes of popcorn, candy, or little Oscar statuettes from a party store make good prizes. Has anybody tried to play with friends long distance? Like every year, a disclaimer: Maybe someone will get a bingo ten minutes into the telecast, or maybe your group won't have a winner at all because my psychic powers have failed this year. To join the bingo mailing list for future years, sign up here.

DIY Trash to Couture original DIY tutorials Click on the links below the pictures to see the page. About Us | Ranger's Apprentice Literary Camp I’m Topher Bradfield, Children’s Outreach Coordinator and Camp Director for BookPeople – the largest independent bookstore in Texas. I began The Ranger’s Apprentice Training Camp in the summer of 2010 after four years of getting kids excited about reading through our Literary Camp programming. The decision to bring the world of the Araluen Ranger Corps to life was a thrilling one. Like so many of you out there, I’m a huge fan of Will, Horace, Halt and the rest. I wanted to be sure I treated your favorite characters and places with the respect and attention to detail they deserved. Last summer was a successful journey for all of us and we discovered such a rich tapestry of people and places to explore in John Flanagan’s world that we can’t wait to do it again! My goal with Ranger’s Apprentice Training Camp is a straightforward one: bring the books to life. I hope to see you and your Apprentice(s) this summer, Topher Bradfield Archive Ranger Like this: Like Loading...

Booze it Up! 13 Rad Recycled Bottle Crafts & Projects Got a recycling bin full of glass bottles? Why waste them when you could have a new table lamp, candle holder, shelving unit, hummingbird feeder, glass countertop, building block – even a whole glass-bottle house? Reuse beer, wine and liquor bottles for these 13 fun and creative crafts and upcycling projects ranging up to a recycled bottle home and garden. Wine Bottle Table Lamp (images via: wit and whistle) Turning any wine bottle into a table lamp is as simple as drilling a hole and inserting a strand of lights. Wine Bottle Candle Holder (image via: design sponge) How simple and elegant are these DIY wine bottle candle holders? Wine Bottle Shelves (images via: renest) Would you ever have thought of using wine bottles and slabs of wood to create a shelving unit? Bottle Trees (images via: recyclart, metaefficient, examiner) Turn your holiday tree into an ode to beer (or perhaps just a sparkling green alternative to a living tree) using reclaimed empty bottles. Beer Bottle Drinking Glasses

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