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24 Cute And Incredibly Useful Gift Wrap DIYs

24 Cute And Incredibly Useful Gift Wrap DIYs

101 Handmade Gifts for Her {DIY} Have you seen all the great DIY gifts around the web lately?? I’ve collected tons of creative tutorials, free printables and simply beautiful ideas to help you create handmade gifts that are sure to be cherished! No special skills are needed for many of these tutorials…ya gotta love that! You’ll find lovely jewelry that you can make in minutes, painted belts and camera straps, homemade beeswax candles, picture frame ideas that rock and much more. There are enough projects on this list to make handmade gifts for every friend, sister, mother, neighbor and teacher you know…trust me, there’s a bunch of cool stuff here! That should do it for your gift giving for the next year, I’m sure! Thanks so much for all your pins, tweets, stumbles, and Facebook likes on my Handmade Gift Tutorials and Free Printables posts…you are the coolest crafty friends! Handmade gifts are super special! ~Kim Hooked on Tutorials?

Gift Ideas for poor creative souls (6) You know how it goes, a friend calls you and invites you to dinner at the last minute. OMG! What gift can you take?! You scrabble around the cupboards trying to find a box of chocolates or a bottle of wine but find that most of the chocolates have been eaten and the wine has gone. I thought this was a wonderful idea. Supplies: Patterned paper-one 12 x 12" sheet. These directions will give you one flower. 1. 4. 5. Tip: For single sided paper. 6. Note: Florist tape is stretchy, just play with it and pull gently but firmly as you move down the stem. 7. Note, you will have to play around with the height of the petals, and where on the petal you start your tape. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. For tutorials on how to market yourself online, go here.

How to Make a Tiny Terrarium in a Light Bulb | The Hipster Home Ahoy there Hipster Homers! I’m Julie and I’m the very first guest blogger on this fine site. Today’s project involves breaking stuff, plants, found objects, and miniatures. Fun, right? Let’s get started! Dos and Don’ts: Do use sand or small pebbles; these are good because water drains through them easily. How To: You’ll need a few tools to make a tiny terrarium but nothing complicated to get started. Needle-nose pliersScissorsLong tweezers or chopsticksFlathead screwdriverGlasses or goggles Let’s start with the light bulb. We will be removing the inside parts of the lightbulb. First, remove the metal tip from the bottom of the bulb. Then, when enough of the sides are raised to get a good grip on them, hold one of the sides with your pliers and yank out the metal tip. Next remove the black glass. Now you will be able to see the interior parts of the light bulb. Using the flathead screwdriver as a sort of lever, snap the interior tube from the side. And now you have an empty light bulb!

Sexy Legs Workout Posted by Cags R under Fitness & Training on 21 November 2012 at 1:00 AM With the holiday season fast approaching, you want to make sure your thighs and calves look hot in the tights for your elf costume - right fellas? That's why this week we're challenging you to this fast and effective bodyweight workout which will strengthen your legs - and as we all know, strong is sexy! Check out how to make the most of this workout for your lower abs, glutes and legs with this guide: how to perform exercises for the sexy legs workout and add the workout to your training now! Get more advice and Challenge ideas by signing up to Tribesports - it's free, fun and most importantly fitness focused!

25 DIY Handmade Gift Tutorials Part 2 I love handmade gifts! I love to give them, I love to receive them, I love to make them. In our home May is a crazy month! We have Mother’s Day, our Anniversary and not just one but 2 birthdays. Gifts are in my mind! …It took me a few weeks however to put this list of handmade gifts together The reason why is because I wanted to give you 25 amazing, cute, affordable and easy gifts. Things that you would really want and love to give. Things that your friends, family and neighbors would love to receive. I hope you like them as much as I do! Mama mía! I love these DIY bracelets! I mean capital LOVE! tutorial by Blog A La Cart DIY Wooden Necklace Modern, easy, fun, colorful… I want one! tutorial by Oh goodness! Give this to the chef of your home! tutorial by Bottle Cap Flower Magnets What a cute idea! This would make a wonderful Mother’s Day gift. tutorial by Positively Splendid DIY Multi-Strand Scarf Be still my heart! tutorial by Rabbit Food for My Bunny Teeth source

8 Cute DIY Bookmark Ideas bookmarks | 26 comments I don’t really use real bookmarks. I’m not sure why. They’re not expensive, or hard to make, but I tend to just pick up whatever to mark my pages. Old receipts, scraps of paper, a pencil, etc. (For those curious, I finished A Million Suns a couple days later and really enjoyed it! I’ve been eye-ing lots of super cute DIY bookmarks for the last few months that I’ve seen pop up around the web. The problem is, often my bookmarks fall out and I lose my page. I’m definitely going to keep these in mind for future gift giving opportunities after I’ve made a couple for our use at home. 8 Cute DIY Bookmark Ideas Bow Tie Paper Clips Using Fabric Scraps from How About Orange. No-Slip Bookmark Tutorial from Mary Janes and Galoshes. Fabric Button Paper Clip Bookmarks from Quiverfull of Blessings. Remember when I mentioned all those cute ways to use or make fabric rosettes recently? Page Corner Monster Bookmark Template from I Could Make That. About the Author:

DIY “time flies” butterfly clock I am obsessssssed with, what we’ve dubbed the, Time Flies butterfly clock sculpture that we created on a wall at the Mr. Kate office. We didn’t have a clock yet in the office so we came up with this design that uses pre-made butterflies from the craft store as well as some stamped out butterfly shapes from paper to embellish a clock that was $3! I chose to make all the butterflies black (which we sprayed with fabric paint) for a sculptural and chic twist on butterfly decor. This DIY could be interpreted in a variety of ways, larger scale with a larger clock, or different colors and in a kid’s room…the options are endless! Prep It: wall clock (we found this small and inexpensive one at target for $3!) Hijab Tutorial ~ Scarf Sweethoney What is best way to wear the headscarf? How way of wearing scarf to not too tight in neck area and head? Here we provide some tips and tutorials to wear hijab with the different styles. (Click picture to enlarge) Click HERE to view collection Click HERE to view collection Click HERE to view collection Click HERE to view collection Click HERE to view collection Click HERE to view collection Shawl TIHANY Click HERE to view collection Shawl Halfmoon Pearl ALMAA Click HERE to view collection Click HERE to view collection Shawl AMRAA Style 1 (Oval Shape) Shawl AMRAA Hooded Style (Oval Shape) Shawl Zippy ZAYRA Hooded Style Loose Scarf ADURA Square Scarf AMIRAA Style 1 Square Scarf AMIRAA Style 2 Shawl Chic Polka Dot Turban Style Shawl Zippy Zayra Style 3 Shawl Nawraa with Soft Awning Style Shawl Satin Rose Style III Bawal Beri Style (Square Scarf) Beri Leopard Style (Square Scarf) Turban Style with Shawl Cotton NADRA Shawl Cotton 3 Layer Style Pashmina Plain Style Morning Glory Style Swirl Story Hot Mama Style

Top Awesome 20 Christmas Easy Food Hacks Top Awesome 20 Christmas Easy Food Hacks Posted by admin on Dec 5, 2012 in Food Preparation | 8 comments Christmas is one of the happiest holidays during the year. Following the Thanksgiving and waiting for New Year, the Christmas is all time favorite holiday in the USA and around the world. The holiday rush does not have to be stressful if you host a family party. There are a lot Christmas foods and easy food hacks and tricks that can make food preparation much easier. Christmas Tree Out of Upside Down Waffle Cones Via Pie mug toppers for Mulled cider Via Santa Strawberries Via Freeze whipped cream dollops for a hot chocolate bar Via Create Christmas trees using melted chocolate Via Hot chocolate in the crock pot Via Rice krispie treats with hot chocolate Via M&M Christmas lights Via Potato peeler will make chocolate peels Via Batch of French toast in your oven for Christmas breakfast Via Via Marshmallows & Small candles Via Candy cane sticks Via Snowman Donuts Via Various pancake shapes Various Brownies too Via Via

Weblog Altered matchboxes are easy and fun to make! To view a step-by-step tutorial with photos for making these paper boxes, check out the Matchbox Valentines How Tuesday post on the Etsy Storque blog. These little boxes are approximately the size of standard, store-bought, 32-count matchboxes (1.5″ x 2″ x .5″). They make lovely mini gift boxes, and are also fun to swap! Download Rachel’s matchbox template. Instructions: Print out template on card stock at 100%. Optional: Want to include a little card or mini zine in your matchbox? Want even more matchbox fun?! Here is a newer Envelope-style matchbox template: The inner drawer of this matchbox is exactly the same as my original Matchbox Template above, but the outer wrap differs significantly. Download the Envelope-style Matchbox Template PDF here. Here are the basic instructions which are also printed on the template: Print out template on card stock at 100%. Writing the instructions is the most difficult part of making these templates. Also…

{DIY} Paper Bead Necklace Using Cricut Mini by mskristiina on April 8, 2013 PSST: I’m so excited to let you know that this is now one of the DIY’s I’m offering in my online jewelry shop, Lovecat Cult. So, if you don’t have the tools or time to make it, you can purchase one instead. So remember when I went to dinner at Alt Summit with the social media & marketing team of The Honest Company and they gave us all Cricut Minis? This paper bead necklace is super easy to make. A CricutCard stock in your color choice, I used 5 sheets of 65#21 inches of chainFishing line2 crimp beadsA bead crimper or needle nose pliersPaper Bead Pattern for Cricut Craft Room (you can make your own bead pattern in Cricut Craft Room, or just download the one I’ve already made by clicking the link. Download the pattern from above and upload to your Cricut Craft Room, to do that, log in and click the “My Projects” button in the top left corner. Remove the edges and the beads. String the beads onto the fishing line. Then string the end of your chain on. Voila!