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24 Cute And Incredibly Useful Gift Wrap DIYs

24 Cute And Incredibly Useful Gift Wrap DIYs
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Gold confetti dish tutorial. I've had this gold leaf pen kit for a while, just waiting for the perfect application. And I think these sweet little bowls and dishes are just right! I have bowls and trays scattered all over my apartment to catch my earrings and necklaces that I seem to shed as soon as I walk through the front door. Place a necklace or pair of earrings in one, tie it up with cellophane, and you have a pretty handmade gift! Here's what you'll need: Gold Leaf Pen Kit with gold leaf sheets. Wash your ceramic pieces well, and remove any stickers or labels. Follow the instructions on the package to get the gold leaf adhesive pen flowing. Starting on one side of outside of the bowl, simply dab the pen across the top rim, concentrating the dots at the top of the rim and staggering them out towards the bottom. Lay some paper down on your workspace for easy clean-up. Using a soft brush (I used a large watercolor brush), sweep it over your gold design, exfoliating the excess gold leaf. That's it!

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!

DIY Animal Favor Boxes A great way to incorporate your color scheme is to paint some details of your party to match. A huge trend lately are little plastic animals. Painted and usually attached to various things, these cheap toys are modern and fun. Use them at your next shower or birthday party as favor box toppers. Fill the boxes with cookies, crayons or trinkets and let these adorable little boxes bring some fun to the party. You will need: blank boxes plastic animals primer craft paint or spray paint paint brush super glue Choose animals that sit flat on the box. Once dry, pour out a small spot of paint on a dish and start painting the animals on the bottom. Add a small drop of glue to the bottoms of each of the feet. Fill the boxes with treats and set out for your next party.

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

Sweet DIY Votives | Fellow Fellow Here’s what you’ll need: 1. Measure the height and circumference of your jar, and cut strips of fabric to roughly fit (approx. 1cm wide – doesn’t have to be perfect). 2. 3. Note: – I find that it’s ok to have fabric going above the top of your jar because it can be easily cut off after it’s dried. – I don’t mind the look of the overlapping lines of fabric once the candle is lit, but if you do try not to overlap the strips in the gluing process. ** Please only use only battery operated tea-lights (not real candles). Thank you, your sign-up request was successful! Given email address is already subscribed, thank you! Please provide a valid email address. Oops. Other posts you may like:

{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!

All-in-One Modular Fold Out Living Room Furniture Set This incredible all-in-one furniture set from Matroshka is still looking for funding – so if you want to have one you might need to become an investor. Named after Russian nesting dolls, this remarkable furniture collection packs down to just 13 square feet but includes: bookshelves, a double bed, corner couch, dinner table, four stools, working space, drawers, a wardrobe and additional storage. Whether or not these are ever mass-produced this great step-by-step furniture photo shoot should at least inspire do-it-yourselfers to think about how you can create your own highly portable and yet remarkably simple modular furniture sets to suit your own spatial needs:

DIY; Double Bow Necklace I used to be so obsessed with decoden - for those of you who don't know, it's a trend from Japan, see here. Heck, I used to be so obsessed with lolita fashion. But now that I've mellowed out, I've only been enjoying only partially-embellished stuff - and since I've been inspired by a video I seen yesterday I wanted to create some decoden-inspired gear. So I made this double bow necklace out of polymer cay. Read on for the tutorial! Polymer clay Cutter Jump rings Jewelry pliers Clasp Chain Oven Pencil Pin It's so easy. You might want to lay out wax paper so the clay won't stick on your surface first. Pinch the sides like pictured above, and then pinch both sides together. Next take a small bit of clay, roll it out and flatten it like in the first picture. To make holes, it helps to put a pencil or any barrel shaped object inside - it's used to hold the shape. Bake your clay according to the directions on the package. I hope you liked it.

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