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38 Anthropologie Hacks

38 Anthropologie Hacks
Home Decor 1. Build this bookcase. Filled with vintage 1st edition books, the Anthro versions costs $1400. With a few simple supplies from the hardware store, you can easily make a case to house your own books, for waaay less. Instructions here. 2. They could also double as pen or utensil storage containers.Directions here. 3. You can make your own chandelier that’s almost as beautiful as the original, using a plain paper lantern and some cupcake liners. Instructions here. 4. To make the first copycat you’ll need a cheap vase, paint, and some self-drying modeling clay. The flowers for the other version are made from polymer clay and spray glaze. 5. All you need is glass-safe acrylic paint and some dedication. The second version uses paint pens, which make for tinier dots and easier cleanup. 6. For under $20, you can make your own using basic cotton sheets. Directions here. 7. 8. This tutorial shows you how to transform a few basic flat sheets into a similar looking cover. 9. 10. Instructions here.

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Recycled Cardboard Shelf To make the brackets start by cutting 1.5” (40mm) wide strips. For maximum strength cut the stips so that the corrugations run along the length of the piece like the grain in a piece of wood. Glue (school glue) them together in an L shape. Be sure to alternate where the joints are so that no two joints are directly on top of each other. Make these L shapes the same thickness as a pencil. All-Occasion Chalkboard Banner I admit it. I like to get the most bang for my buck. And that’s what you get with today’s project. It’s an…

DIY Whale Silhouette Coastal Pallet Art - Fox Hollow Cottage I had a Whale of a time working on my latest project. What.. Too easy? I know I’m a cheese-ball, but I couldn’t resist. Who knew I liked Whales so much? Certainly not me. Shea Butter Lotions, Products - Moisturize Dry Skin Shea butter has been around forever — and for good reason. This serious hydrator has been used for centuries to moisturize skin (and hair, too). It's essentially a triglyceride (a fatty acid) that’s crushed out of the nut of the African shea tree, then heated up in large vats, so that the softening oils make their way to the top. Unlike other butters, shea butter quickly emulsifies when it hits the skin and is subtly warmed up from an elevated body temperature — that's why it effortlessly seeps into the skin, and doesn’t rest on the surface. Not only is it a superstar skin softener, it also helps heal and calm skin, thanks to essential nutrients such as omega-6 fatty acids and linoleic acid. What's more, it acts as an emollient and has anti-inflammatory properties (perfect for sensitive skin prone to irritation).

Gallery > JR Flooring Direct Altro slip-resistant safety flooring is a modern solution, meeting the highest standards of safety and hygiene. Traditional ‘Sparkly’ Safety Flooring – From Altro Contrax Specification: from £9.95 per sqm Silk-Dyed Eggs {aka TIE-Dyed!} I posted this tutorial a few years ago and it has become somewhat of a tradition to bring it back every year! One of our family Easter traditions is dying eggs with pieces of silk. I saw a cute lady show Martha how to do it a few years ago and I ran upstairs right then to steal a tie! It’s way cooler than those cups of neon liquid that end up all over your clothes, your furniture and your hands plus it gives you an excuse to rid a man’s closet of ugly ties.

Spool Bookcase Tweet I love all things upcycling (<– click there for some examples) especially wooden pallets. Now PinkStiches shows us how to make a cool bookshelf out of s spool: I’m pretty sure most of my spending money goes towards books and fabric. I have more books than I know what to do with and probably ten more books on the way from Barnes & Noble as I’m typing out this post. What do I do?

DIY magnets: ransom notes As a kid I always loved those plastic alphabet letters! We had them all over our fridge. I think that, combined with my love for all things type, is what made me want to make this project. These DIY magnets are so easy . . . and the ransom note font makes them fun, too (I offer a free printable below for that part!). You will need: 15 Beautiful Free Online Magazines I have always loved magazines, from the glossy pages of my first subscriptions as a toddler, to the refined pages of a Kinfolk magazine. But magazines tend to be pricey, and not very eco-friendly. While I miss the texture and smell of printed paper, and the ability to carry, collect and keep print publications, I have found in free online magazines a way to reconcile my love for magazines with my small budget.

Ariston Main Oven Thermostat - Part Number C00145486 UK Next Day Delivery Items which show availability as In Stock can be ordered before 3pm on working days for delivery on the next working day. Working days are Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays). DIY Coat Rack - Birch Forest - A Piece Of Rainbow Fall is in the air, and I can’t stop daydreaming about birch forests! This simple DIY coat rack is inspired by the lovely birch trees, made from found objects: branches and reclaimed fence wood. First step, clean and sand the fence wood.

painted glass tabletop I try to get my hands on every material I can think of, and sadly, that means I can never make a quick trip to the hardware store. Even when I plan to rush in and grab a packet of bolts or a can of paint, I always leave three hours later with those things, plus a sample of random plastic tubing and tons of half-formed ideas. But when this project from Kara Paslay landed in my inbox, I ran to the store, bought the supplies, and wasted no time making one of these tabletops myself. This project is so easy to re-create; even the intricate triangle design that Kara has made requires mainly patience and a steady hand. I think this would make a wonderful project for outdoors; since the painting is on the underside of the glass, it can be protected from the elements and easily cleaned.

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