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Turn Any Yard of Fabric into a Chic Beach Wrap

Turn Any Yard of Fabric into a Chic Beach Wrap
Now that you’ve picked out your perfect grill, it’s time to get yourself to the beach! When we saw this wrap in the latest Victoria’s Secret catalog we knew we had to make it, and we knew we could make it rock. Head to a fabric store or grab a scarf you never wear, and get ready to wrap it up. Materials: – 1 yard of fabric – lace trim, ribbon, shoelaces – sharp fabric scissors – sewing machine or needle and thread First, gather your materials! We employed two different methods for creating our beach dress. Cut a strip off one end of your fabric. Next, fold over the top two corners of your piece of fabric. Now it’s time to string the strip through! Sew the loop ends together and cut off any excess fabric. Repeat with the other side, and you’re done! And here’s how you put it on. Cutie patootie from any angle! We used the same method with this peacock print, but shortened the width of the fabric to create more coverage up top. ;) For our second method, we complemented fabric with lace trim. Related:  new sorting pearlcrafts

DIY Ombre Tights It's no secret that we love adding color to anything and everything, and our clothes are no exception. We've color blocked our heels, our jeans, and ombre'd our nails, and today we're pumped to introduce DIY Ombre Tights. Best of all, this project takes under 30 minutes with just a few simple materials! Materials: - white tights (tights, not hose!) - Jacquard acid dye - rubber gloves - permanent dyeset concentrate - large pot (cannot be used for food after) - ladle (cannot be used for food after) - bucket or plastic container for cold water Fill your pot about halfway with water. Add about half a teaspoon of acid dye. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Then grab a friend with purple ombre tights to match, and get silly on the roof. If you're not feeling the DIY action for this one, but have to have Ombre Tights, check out Etsy Seller BZRshop who largely inspired today's DIY project!

Oregon Coast Home by Jessica Helgerson Interior Design Jessica Helgerson Interior Design furnished this house on a beautiful stretch of the Oregon Coast for a large family that will be spending lots of time there. Visit Jessica Helgerson Interior Design Published 1 year ago by Mat Watts in Interior. You might also like Comments DIY – your name bracelet « Born in 82 – Fashion and Creativity Blog This is the last DIY of 2012, and it’s definitely a project a bit ‘special, a little because these bracelets are very fashionable lately, a little’ because there are many words that you can write, not just your name. Right now I am wearing the word hope …. Questo è l’ultimo diy del 2012, ed è sicuramente un progetto un po’ speciale, un po perchè questi braccialetti vanno molto di moda ultimamente, un po’ perchè sono tante le parole che si possono scrivere, non solo il proprio nome. In questo momento ho indosso la parola hope…. This could not be defined exactly a tutorial, I’ll let you just what is the secret to make these bracelets, here’s what you need: pliers, a golden thread and a thin chain with lobster clasp, and especially a pen and notebook. And here it is the trick, write your name with a pen trying not to ever remove the pen from the paper and trying to never pass twice from the same point (not always possible). What do you say? See my shop on Etsy Cosa dite?? You may also like:

fourfour how to make a dream pillow- moon phases free pattern | 5 orange potatoes I like to give my little ladies new dream pillows every year on the night of the winter solstice. I started this tutorial back in July of 2009, but never got around to finishing it. Seriously, this post has been sitting, partially finished, in my dashboard for over a year! I felt now was a great time to share the pattern and how to. What you need:gray felt yellow feltblack cotton emb. flossyellow cotton emb. floss silver shiny emb. flossstraight pinsscissors dry herbs wool or polyfill stuffing Step 1- Cutting out the moon shapes You should have 3 pieces: 2 full moons and one crescent moon. Step 2: The detailing **Click on the orange links for “stitch how to” I used the split stitch for the details in the moon. Now split stitch the eyes and craters on the full moon piece. Whip stitch the crescent moon to it’s gray backing. Step 3: Stitching the moons together Put right sides together of both moons now. Step 4: Add dried herbs and filling. Herbs for the pillow- “That’s all.”

Color Block Your Boyfriend Jeans Whether the jeans are actually from your boyfriend, are secondhand from a thrift shop, are hand-me-ups from your little bro, or are a pair of Madewell’s too-perfect-to-be-true boy jeans, boyfriend jeans are a classic. But why stop at classic when you can go trendy? Surely you’ve seen the color-blocking trend that is sweeping the nation, so here’s a cool way to make your boyfriend jeans stand out. First, gather your supplies: boyfriend jeans, brightly colored fabric paint of your choice, paint brush, and masking tape. Now, lay down a few sheets of newspaper so you don’t accidentally color block your apartment floor and paint the lower portion of the taped off section. Once dry, throw ‘em on and cuff! But why stop there with the boyish-meets-color trend? How do you channel menswear in your everyday apparel? Chelsa Skees, currently working as a freelance fashion stylist, has an ever-changing sense of fashion deriving from her decade long experience in the fashion and beauty industry.

Build Your Own Bathtub Shelf! {Yes, Really} | Snippets of Design Posted on April 18, 2012 by amber in Crafts, Home Improvement, Tutorials, Uncategorized. For years I have been admiring bathtub shelves.Have you seen them?They fit across your bathtub & hold things like books, magazines, candles, food, drinks, yep, pretty much anything you want. DIY: How to Make a Bow Ear Cuff The other day when I was looking around Etsy, I found this awesome ear cuff and I had to try to figure out how to make it. While something as dainty and cute as this little cuff usually isn't quite my style, (I go for loud, colorful, and over-the-top) I thought it was too cute to pass up. :) You need: -Jewelry pliers -Wire -Wire cutters Step 1: First you need to twist two pieces of wire together so that it becomes one piece of wire. Step 2: With one end of the wire hanging out, wrap the other around the widest part of the pliers to make a loop. Step 3: Switch sides and make another loop to mirror your first loop. Step 4: Bring the longest end of the wire out about 1/2'' and loop it back towards the bow. Step 5: Repeat on the other side and wrap the wire around the middle of the bow to secure everything in place. Here are my attempts before I finally got it right. :) Top view. A pretty simple project if you have the right tools. :)

3 Exercises to Strengthen the Shoulders | Page 3 Medicine Ball "Alphabet" This is a great exercise to put your shoulder muscles through a full range of motion. This one can be tough, so start out just by going partially through the alphabet, and then work your way up to the full A through Z. You'll need a medicine ball for this exercise, but don't worry if you don't have access to one. Start Start in a "relaxed stance." Maintain a slight bend to your elbows throughout this exercise. Exercise Start "drawing" the alphabet one letter at a time. When you first start doing this exercise, it's best to start with a very light weight (say one or two pounds at the most) to see how your shoulders tolerate this exercise. As with all exercise programs, always check with your physician and a certified conditioning specialist before undertaking any of these exercises. This article contains excerpts from LaRue Cook's e-Book "Creating Stronger Shoulders and Core Muscles for Power in Athletics."

42 Creative Ways to Craft with Bandanas {Saturday Inspiration & Ideas} Though red bandanas are typically a staple to every pirate and cowboy {and our doggies – tied around their necks during our outdoor adventures}….the paisley printed squares can be used for so much more. They can found in just about every color imaginable and for just a dollar or so a piece, you really can’t go wrong. This week’s Saturday Inspiration and Ideas is all about utilizing these adorable squares for creative projects for your home, yourself and your little ones. Aren’t bandana crafts fun! The Sunday Showcase Party will begin tonight – can;t wait to see what you’ve been working on this week!