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Tutorial showing how to make rope coil vessels and bowls

Tutorial showing how to make rope coil vessels and bowls
These rope coil vessels are quite meditative to make. I found the repetition of the stitches gave me a sense of stillness as I sat in the autumn sun making them. There are various methods of making rope coil bowls and baskets, and the traditional way of stitching is more uniform than I have made mine. In my tutorial the placement of the stitches is random and I love the texture and visual interest that results from this method. Rope coil vessels are very sturdy and you can make them in any size or shape you like. Click on the link below for the full step by step tutorial. You’ll need: Cotton rope. The cute ‘Craft Keepers’ I have my thread on are my design and are sold at fabric stores. There’s no need to cut the cord – it’s better to leave it on the spool so you aren’t limited by it’s length. Thread the needle with a long length of floss and tie a knot in the end. Tightly roll up the cord, tucking the end into the centre of the coil (top left hand image below). Related:  Meubles - Tissages

En el taller / In the workshop « La Factoría Plástica Por Belén …pues eso, personalizando cabeceros, con el nombre de la pequeña que dormirá bajo ese tejadito… :) Fotos: La Factoría Plástica Después de varios días de trabajo intenso, hemos dejado listas las letras luminosas para el restaurante Le Cocó, en Madrid… nos encanta ese turquesa envejecido tan de los 50′s! Fotos: La Factoría Plástica desde Instagram TUTORIAL :: How to make a paper weaving artwork the red thread :: create, inspire, share craft tutorials, DIY, design, interiors TUTORIAL :: How to make a paper weaving artwork Yes, I know that I said I was signing off until the new year, but I forgot about this tutorial! I created this tutorial for Crafttuts+, so head on over there for the full paper weaving tutorial including step by step instructions. It’s Christmas eve and I’ve been having fun with paper weaving to create simple but effective last minute gift toppers using metallic origami paper. Merry, merry! If you like this post, you may also like these... Tutorial :: Make a woven felt cover for your iPad Inspiration at the Powerhouse MAKE :: Origami fish wall art with your kids Share this post: Did you like this post? 10 Lovely People Commented. Posted on December 24, 2012 Comments Alice says: December 31, 2012 at 11:15 am Génial! Trackbacks Weekend Musings + A Big Announcement | Lacquer & Linen says: January 5, 2013 at 1:04 am [...] thanks for your comment Linkbar Welcome Text Hello!

Darling, be daring. Graduation gift idea: Painted Quote on Canvas - Oh So Very Pretty | A few of our favourite little things My youngest sister Krisha is graduating in less than a week from university. Time really flies! I’m really excited for her because she has this wonderful opportunity of pursuing her masters degree very shortly after she graduates. And since she’ll be moving away (I know, SO SAD!), we thought it would be perfect to give her something that encourages her both now and her upcoming move. Krish has experienced a great deal of rollercoaster moments in her life. So, I decided it would be a perfect idea to write this quote on canvas so that this Bible verse will continue to encourage her while she is away. Materials: Acrylic paints ( Reeves Acrylic Paints 10ml 24/Pkg-Assorted Colors ) Water Round brush (I used a size 5, something like this: Pebeo Round No.05 Brush ) Canvas (I used a 16×20 one ) A palette where you can mix some colours Step 1: Just like the image up top – I started by preparing my materials. Step 2: Start off with red paint. And voila! Love, K. 5 instagram About Karla Lim

DIY ombre kitchen art I Heart Nap Time DIY ombre kitchen art Hi friends! Thanks for stopping by! To get the newest posts subscribe or join us on facebook. Hi everyone, I’m Taryn and I blog at Design, Dining + Diapers. Today, I’m sharing an easy way to make customized wall art for your kitchen! I’m getting ready to start a huge kitchen makeover and these canvases fit right in with my new look. Ready to make your own? Kitchen Art Tutorial Supplies Needed: – 3 10″ X 10″ canvases – Kitchen artwork stencils (can be made on Silhouette, etc) – Paint + white paint for ombre effect – Paint brush – Spray adhesive (optional) Start by making your stencils. Remove the baking from the vinyl and adhere the images onto the canvases. Paint over the vinyl and let it dry overnight. How did I create my ombre paint? Once the paint is dry, gentle peel off the vinyl. This project is quick and easy and can make such a statement in your kitchen. Thanks so much for having me today, Jamielyn! I love how this turned out!

Easter DIY: fishing game | La maison de Loulou It is almost Easter and since the past few weeks I am seeing a zillion EGG Decoration Tutorials. So just because of that I thought doing something different: a fishing game. Why not? The good advantage is you can play anytime, anywhere. Louise is on vacation, and between activities (no need to tell you that I am exhausted) we are fishing. For next Monday and the Fool Fish day it is the same method except you are not adding the magnetic piece but just some tape, you know how to do it, right? HOLLY BERRY WEAVE BLOG Hanging String Balls Whattya need? BalloonStringScissorsGlueJar How do I make glue string balls? Step 1: Hang inflated balloon from ceiling. Step 2: Put string and glue in the jar with a hole in the lid. Step 3: Wait until dry (try to contain yourself). Created by Dane Holweger

Upcycled Cassettes Ever since we posted the upcycled cassettes turned pencil holder we’ve been been hankering to make one for ourselves. Simple yet effective, our desks were calling out for a little mix tape loving. Thankfully cassette tapes are readily available at flea markets and we were able to buy ourselves a whole box for next to nothing. Supplies: Once you’ve got your cassette tapes ready to upcycle all you need in addition is: a sharp knifeglue gunsalvaged cardboardscissors To make: You’ll notice the edges on the side of the tapes have bumps or ‘guides’ for where the cassette tape rested in the player. Now that we’ve made one cassette pencil holder we can’t wait to use the rest of our tapes to make more. What do you use for your desktop pencil holder?

DIY: Colored Mason Jars | Nine Space If you’re a big Pinner or have tried your hand at pretty much anything DIY, you probably already know that mason jars are your best friends. Both cute and functional, they can be re-purposed so many ways (even an air freshener)! Thanks to Lilyshop, we can add some color to our mason jar obsession! What You Need: - Mod Podge - Food coloring or food coloring gels - Mason jar - A popsicle stick or something to mix with - Paper plate or newspaper to let the jars dry on How-to Steps: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Pretty simple and good to know: if it doesn’t turn out the way you want it, you can peel the glue off and try again! For extra tips and visuals, check out this DIY here. *Note: Since you are using glue to make the color, you should not eat or put food in them.

AUTUMN LEAVES It may be a little bit late to post these autumn leaves, but they are worth it. I saw the initial idea in my child’s creche. It took me some time to perfect the pattern and the instructions. You will need: colored printer sheets, a pair of scissors, a pencil and some glue. These are the two basic leaf shapes. Mobilier | Furniture | in.situ | Page 3 Wood Casting par Hilla Shamia Superbe mobilier conçu par la designer Hilla Shamia. Celle-ci explore l’apparence naturelle des bûches et mets leurs reliefs en valeur en coulant de l’aluminium dans un moule. Superb furniture designed by Hilla Shamia: “The negative factor of burnt wood is transformed into aesthetic and emotional value. Via Contemporist Woven Collection par Timothy John Le designer Timothy John a récemment procédé au lancement de sa nouvelle gamme de mobilier intituée la Woven Collection. Timothy John recently released his new furniture line called Woven Collection. Via Design Milk Object par Charlie Schuck J’aime beaucoup l’aménagement de la boutique Object, située à Seattle. Images par Charlie Schuck Via Design Milk Publié dans Art, Éclairage | Lighting, Design intérieur | Interior design, Mobilier | Furniture Tagué boutique, Charlie Schuck, design, luminaires, mobilier, Object, objets Disfatto par Denis Guidone pour D3CO Via Contemporist L / M / N par Valentin Bussard Via Moco Loco

Baumraum Treehouses Some of us think that our far off ancestors lived in the trees — and during our childhood, when our thoughts and memories are most pure, we yearn to climb trees growing in our gardens, in our parks, in our cities. As we get older, the urge to climb trees subsides as we ride elevators up to our offices in the sky and look out across the cities where we live. Yet occasionally, as we’re sealed up tight in our artificially climatic spaces, we long for a breath of fresh air. At a German company called baumraum an architect, a landscape architect, an arbologist, and a craftsman design modern, natural and solidly constructed treehouses. baumraum offers a range of wood-types as well as options for insulated walls. Sound like something you’ve been wanting?

Weekly Flip Flop Redo: Lace-up sandals Flashback to 1989; Chandler, Az. I was in third grade. Every girl was wearing the most *radical* lace-up sandals ever. They consisted of a black plastic sole and long shoe laces… and they came with laces in several different colors. I had to have a pair. HAD TO. My Dad is a fashion traditionalist. I wore those sandals to school everyday until my parents got home, and I was wearing them when my parents came to pick me up at Granny’s house. My Dad threw them out the car window. So much for being the cool new girl. It turns out that I survived, and even made friends despite my lack of lace-up sandals. Since the 80’s are back in full force, I decided to re-imagine those lace-up sandals that were going to change my life. I started with a pair of flip flops (electric blue, cuz as I said, the 80s are black) and some radical black and white shoelaces, 1 pair per shoe. I removed the straps from the flip flops and unwrapped the shoelaces.