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Drink Can Tinwork

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! I created this page towards the end of October 2008. 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! Soft drink cans are easily recyclable as scrap metal, but I fancied trying something a little more direct - a simplified form of tinwork. Materials Finished And Better... And Better Still

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DIY Glow Jars Tutorial Posted on October 19, 2011 by Christina Aren’t these glow jars sublime? They take about two minutes to make and cost only 20 cents a piece. How’s that for an enticing DIY wedding project? These would look amazing at an evening outdoor wedding. Line walkways with them, or place them on tables. If you like this project, check out my DIY ‘glitterarium‘. DIY Glow Jars Tutorial For each glow jar you will need: a jartwo Glow Sticksscissorsrubber glovessafety glasses Disclaimer: This is a project meant to be done by an adult – not a child! Purchase Glow Sticks (I got a pack of 15 for $1.50) and dig a jar out of your cupboard. Grab two glow sticks and cut at one end.

Rollie Pollie! - StumbleUpon Looking for hours of entertainment? Meet, The Rollie Pollie bean bag chair. It’s a chair, it’s a toy, it’s your favorite pillow. Made of durable cotton twill or soft vinyl, each bag is actually a slip cover (with another Rollie Pollie inside) then filled with mounds and mounds of soft cluster stuffing. Now, pick your favorite…. Drag it around, Dive right in! Or take a little nap. Build a Rollie-Pollie-man: kick off your shoes: Or do what I love best….find a yummy treat, and just relax, watching your favorite show. Who said you were a couch potato? I Love You Pop-Up Card How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color We love using chalkboards as backdrops for displays and parties (like this one here!). So we were super excited to learn that you can create your own custom colors-and it's really easy! We first learned how from Martha Stewart whose tutorial you can read here. She recommends that you use latex paint, but we tried it out with acrylic paints with much success. Here's how you too can create your own chalkboard paint... Supplies: 1/2 cup acrylic paint (choose any color you like, or mix colors together to make the perfect shade!) 1. 2. Once your chalkboard has fully dried be sure to slate the surface before using it for the first time. Have fun creating any color combination you like!!

Create * Sell * Buy * Share - Buy Handmade Paper Crafts and Paper Arts Finally, as promised, the tutorial! Yes, it really did take me two days to get this ready. I hope you enjoy it. Be sure to create a FREE studio on and upload photos of your cakes when you are finished. You can even sell them, too! Click HERE for more details. Also, to help spread the word about and to build our community, please link to this tutorial and share the news that is FREE to use. Now, on to the tutorial! Supplies Download the Template (Print the template directly onto the cardstock. If you have a Cricut machine, click HERE for the template Scissors Hole Punch Bone Folder for Scoring Double-Sided Tape Assorted Cardstock, Ribbons, Punches, & Embellishments Instructions 1) Remember, to make it easier, print templates directly onto cardstock **Please note that you need ELEVEN of each piece** 2) Cut out cake pieces on solid lines and score on dotted lines 3) Apply double-sided tape to pointy flap and adhere as shown below Now, you try it!

WHAT CAN I TURN THIS INTO? A Recycling and Crafting Idea Center Don't forget to check out other cool recycled items on the front page of the group here: What Can I Turn this Into? In the last several years, zippy Vespa scooters have become the eco-transportation alternative for not just trendy hipsters and bohemian artsy individuals but also mainstreamers who simply want to navigate the streets with a lighter carbon footprint. According to their website and many satisfied customer accounts, Vespas are definitely built to last so I have to wonder how one handy grandpappy ended up retiring his old model and turning it into the rocking horse depicted throughout this post. It's definitely nifty to gaze at and the body seems to be in fine shape, so why grandpappy, whyyyyy? Craftsmanship like that isn't very common these days.

Make: A Photo Clip Frame & DIY Maven Confession: I am compelled to take pictures of flowers and insects. Problem: I don’t usually choose these to send to the printer. Solution: a photo clip frame. Unbeknownst to me, this project actually started at the end of last summer when my boo and I were out taking our nightly constitutional and came upon a box sitting in a neighborhood yard. What I used for this project: Drill/Dremel1mm drill bit (or roughly the same size at the largest wire used)1mm (19 gauge) wire.33 wirewire cutterpenciltape measurepliersandpaper, paint, brush18″ x 20″ wooden picture frame How I made it: I sifted through my stash of frames and settled on one of the 18 x 20′s. I sanded it down and gave it a couple coats of white semi-gloss. Then I marked the sides at 1/3 intervals, starting at 3/4″ from the top opening. Next, I shoved 1mm (19 gauge) wire into the holes. I then strung three tiny clothespins, which you can get at any craft store. Like this: Like Loading...

Pleated Bow Pillowcase Dress Tutorial | Simply Modern Mom This was one of those projects where I had an idea in my mind and I just went with it. Then as I started sewing, I realized that I probably should have thought it out more thoroughly. But it worked out in the end and the results turned out be to better than the image in my mind. So awesome! I made this for Elle who is 17 months. And like the Retro Ruffle Pillowcase Dress, I did the ribbon-button closure in the back. Supplies: pillowcasematching threadmatching ribbona buttonbrooch pin, optionalmatching fabric, if your pillowcase doesn’t look like this 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. And done! » Tell me… Do you think bows, especially big bows, are making a comeback? Linked Today’s Creative Blog.