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Easy Craft Ideas Tailor tricks. Application Template Template for marking seams allowances In order to facilitate passage through the thick portions to enclose a piece of cardboard under the back of the foot. 15 Creative Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs Colored eggs is the universal symbol of Easter, and the tradition dates back way to Mesopotamia. Some cultures today are more keen on buying colored or even chocolate eggs, but let’s be honest, decorating them yourself is always much more fun! Luckily, there are endless ways and tons of different materials you can use to make a gorgeous custom egg. Flowers, threads, tape, even an old tie – everything can be used to make your eggs exceptional. Don’t be afraid to experiment, in the worst case scenario, we can add your egg to this list. To get your creative juices flowing, here’s a list of 15 creative DIY Easter ideas – some of them are so pretty that it’s gonna be hard to crack and eat the eggs later!

Whether you’re looking to make some changes around the house or have just moved in to a new place, you’ve got to admit that having things look and feel the way you want them to is immensely satisfying. From tile patterns to upholstery measurements, bed styling to color psychology, space planning to art layouting, this list will be your best guide yet. 1. Types of Doors northerm.yk.ca 2. DIY Finger Paints I'm on a big "homemade" art supply kick right now, so I decided to give finger paints a try. We usually just use whatever paint we have handy for finger paints rather than buying actual paint labeled "finger paint". These paints turned out a little thick the first time, but with a little more water, they were great and super colorful. I think I used waaaay more of the gel food coloring than I needed, but oh well.

How to Paint a Couch and DIY Chalk Paint If you would have asked me a year ago if painting a couch would be in my near future I probably would have responded, Please? (Which is a polite/strange way people from Cincinnati ask others to repeat themselves, aka What?) Having ruined lots of clothes with paint splatters I knew paint and fabric was not a good combination. In 2012 I came across a great blog where I learned that upholstery can be painted by mixing paint medium and latex paint. So, when making over my family room ottoman I used fabric on the top and paint on the bottom! Then 2 years went by and all of a sudden I began to spot several pins on Pinterest about painting upholstery, especially upholstered chairs. weave it whimsy diy recycle plastic bags and milk cartons into baskets So… what shall we start with? Well, I am celebrating Shavuot, which is known to be one of the oldest holidays in Judaism. On this holiday, harvest of the first grains is being celebrated with songs and dances, remembering the old times when the people went up to Jerusalem, to the Temple, bringing with them gifts and offerings of the first fruits, veggies and flowers. Today, among other customs, we fill nice little baskets with goodies, and decorate both the baskets and the kids that carry them.

Painted Upholstery – The Process Revealed (Tutorial) Hyphen Interiors *NOTE – There are other examples of painted upholstery (mostly from readers) on the Chairs page at the top of the blog. In addition, there are other upholstery painting methods on that page, if you are interested. I recently painted an upholstered chair and have been asked about the process. Below are before and after photos: And, here it is after 15 months. Still looking great!

{Valentines day} pixelated popup card I‘ve been scratching my head trying to come up with a card for my hubby {AKA the non-romantic type}. I finally decided to make this pixely popup heart card! They are really minimal (which I love) and take about 20 minutes to make (that includes the card, insert and envelope). You can even make some pixely confetti to put inside the card (if you are a big kid like me!). Full instructions and printable templates below!

MudPaint VS. Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Were getting lots of questions about how Mudpaint compares to Annie Sloan’s Chalk Paint! I’ll go over the main differences here. As the creators of Painted Furniture Ideas, we have a lot of experience using ASCP on furniture pieces. We have liked ASCP overall, but there are many things about Mudpaint as furniture paint that we believe make it a better overall furniture paint.

How to Use a Kreg Jig You can build things. You can! I am going to show you how! Specifically I am going to show you how to use a Kreg Jig to make these awesome book ledges. These ledges can be used for so much more than just books! Frames, small jars of crafts, mugs, keepsakes…the list goes on! Easy way to stencil a wall.My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia Stenciling the wall in that leads up the stairs has made a big impact in our great room, subtle and elegant. The stencil is from Cutting Edge Stencils. I went with the Lilly scroll design since I happen to have this print on my drapes and on the dinning room chairs.

How to make slippers from jeans I am the Jean Girl - I patch, mend and refashion denim in all kinds of special ways. Handcrafting old jeans, with style and imagination, can give your wardrobe a burst of fresh fashion without the designer expense. The appealingly soft textures and faded colours of worn denim make it the perfect fabric to sew into "new" things. So yank those long-forgotten jeans out from the back of your closet and discover what you can create! If you have intermediate sewing skills then you can easily stitch yourself a pair of proper denim slippers. When you're finished, slip your feet into these soft, soothing slippers and pad around your home feeling lovely and comfy.

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