No Slip Bookmark Tutorial I have so many books requested at the library right now! I love books they may be my favorite thing, but bookmarks I have an issue with. I've always been a dog ear person (you know, folding down the top corner of the page to mark my spot). Bookmarks always fall out then I have no clue where I was. But I don't like to dog ear books that don't belong to me (or even some that do). stylorectic: rainbow so fellas, as promised on facebook, here is the result of the little diy. if you want to give it a try yourself you will need: -a boxy folder (as i used), or anything stiff/sleek that comes to your mind. -halographic self-adhesive foil which you can find in the crafting section of a stationery store. the one i used is silver without a pattern. -a stanley knife to cut out the studs -a scissor to cut off the excess foil when needed. -a little patience begin to stick the foil on at a corner. use your fingers to slowly sweep the foil over the surface and smooth out possible bubbles. you can detach the foil a bit to correct flaws. cut strips for the sides and bottom if needed. luckily the foil is very forgiving and possible overlaps are not noticable. hope you like it dolls!
Miss Natty's Beauty Diary Blog: Step by Step Smokey Taupe Eyeshadow Tutorial! One of my favorite eyeshadows is MAC Satin Taupe. It's a really pretty frosty taupe (gray brown) that looks great with a variety of looks. It looks amazing paired with brown and burgundy - One of my favorite ways of wearing it is by applying a dark brown base to my lids and layering Satin Taupe over top, to intensify and slightly deepen the color, then apply a soft golden brown through the crease, and a reddened brown through the outer-v. The burgundy mixed with the taupe almost gives off a slightly mauve/plum tone that really brings out the green in my eyes.
20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects Thursday, June 14, 2012 4:30 am, Posted by Chris Groves | Internet 20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects Topics: At Home Project Ideas , Creative DIY Home Projects , Do It Yourself Projects for 2012 , Fun How To Projects , What to Do with Extra Stuff 3 Clever Ways to Turn Shoeboxes into Wall Art Let’s be honest, who doesn’t have a ton of old shoeboxes laying around? With Earth Day just around the corner, we decided it was time to put them to good use and came up with 3 beautiful ways to upcycle them. After seeing the fun things we came up with, we’re betting you’ll also want to give all your shoeboxes a brand new life by turning them into wall art, map picture frames, and colorful shelves. Here’s a preview of what your workspace might look like if you make all three projects! :) 1.
The Dainty Squid: DIY Scratch Off Tickets! I love scratch off tickets, always have. I remember begging my parents to let me scratch off theirs when I was little. Now that I'm an adult I can't think of something more fun to receive with an order than a scratch off card with a coupon code so I decided to make some of my own for Circus Bear Vintage. The Sasse Life: Glitter Wine Glasses When I saw this on Something Turquoise, I had to make these as soon as possible. Instead of using the Martha Stewart Glitter Paint, I used Mod Podge and Martha Stewart glitter. Excuse the terrible pictures, I used my iPhone. I'm ordering a new camera this weekend. After applying the glitter, I let it dry alittle.
How to Turn Your Phone Into a DIY Photo Projector for $1 Slide projectors are great but outdated. And digital projectors cost a bundle. What’s a photographer to do when they’re looking for a bigger picture? Get Organized with DIY Belted Storage Totes While forging ahead with spring cleaning here at Brit HQ, we found ourselves with a lot of empty boxes and a lot of little things that needed to be stored. Clearly, it’s time for yet another organization hack. The solution seemed obvious, but how does one make a cardboard box actually look stylish and less… boxy? Cover the boxes with sturdy fabrics and add belts, of course! Supplies:- 3 square boxes (sizes: 14 inch, 12 inch, and 10 inch)- 3 colors of fabric (The 10 inch and 12 inch box need 2 yards of fabric each, and the 14 inch box needs 3 yards)- spray adhesive- 3 old belts (we found ours at a thrift store!)- 48 brads- 6 screw bolts- gold paint pen
Mini Accordian Book Ruth Bleakley created this sweet tutorial of a Mini Accordian Book recently and was kind enough to share it here with our readers. Ruth has started making tutorials on her blog as of late, and also sells her handbound books and journals on her etsy shop, here. Materials: • Scraps of thin decorative paper for covers, • filler paper (this can be regular computer paper or sketch paper) • thin cardboard for the covers (the kind on the back of a sketchpad will work fine) • glue (I use PVA but any white glue would work fine) 1.