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 Readymech Series 002

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Weekend DIY: 7 Projects With Magazines Subscribe to Kanelstrand to get updates on more eco DIY projects. With time I tend to accumulate tens of magazines on my shelves and the thought of throwing the piles away makes me feel like a complete waster. So, you can imagine how glad I was to find these impressive projects to reuse old magazines. I hope you will find them equally useful! 1. Let me know with a comment and I'll put you in a Google+ circle that is only for new blog notifications. I Love Sharpies: 20 Great Ideas & Projects! Happiness is Homemade creative fun for the entire family! I Love Sharpies: 20 Great Ideas & Projects! November 18, 2012 by Heidi 32 Comments This post brought to you by Sharpie®. I have to confess that I absolutely {LOVE} Sharpie® markers! If you think that Sharpie® markers are just for drawing and writing, you’ll definitely want to check out these amazing projects from some talented bloggers and artists that would be perfect for holiday gifting and decorating. 15-Minute Gift Idea: Sharpie Candles DIY Geometric Pouch via Dismount Creative Faux Gilded Votive Cups via One Pearl Button 99 Cent Store Mug Makeover via Oh, Hello Friend Decorated Gift Wrap via Sharpie Blog His & Hers Mugs via A Beautiful Mess (Tip: use Oil Based Sharpies for permanent results on mugs and dishes!) Sharpie Decorated Ornaments via Sharpie Blog Sharpie Tie Dye via Mom’s Crafty Space Tea Towels via Setting for Four – this is also a great way to transfer your kid’s artwork to a tea towel for Grandma! Sharpie Bag via Crafty CPA

How to cut glass I posted a picture about 1 week ago on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter of me cutting glass using just string. I got LOT’S of requests for a tutorial on how I DID THIS! So here it is. FINALLY! You will be able to learn how to cut glass. I want to warn you. It’s best to triple your yarn because it will burn longer! Soak it GOOD! I like to tie my yarn where I want my glass to “cut” then quickly pour polish remover over the string again. Get a big bowl with ice and water ready. VERY IMPORTANT! Slowly turn your bottle. You can’t let the flame go OUT then dunk it in the ice water. YAY!!! I reallly hope you enjoyed this tutorial because I had ALOT of requests for it! © Copyright jaderbombllc, All rights Reserved.

11 awesome things to make using empty wine bottles Since you're a student we're guessing you've got some empty cans and bottles lying around. Just a hunch. Well, whilst those beer cans might be a bit of a lost cause, turns out your wine bottles may be ripe for reusing. But we aren't just talking recycling here. That's right, it's the craze that's sweeping the internet (or as a lot of people like to call it, Pinterest) and it's all about turning your rubbish in to functional, beautiful stuff. In the case of wine bottles you can make art, light and even water your garden. Freshers Fields is back for 2013! 1. Simply wash them out, soak the labels off and stick in some sweets to make a colourful, and tasty, counter filler. 2. With a bit of clay and some bits and pieces of your choosing you can turn that dull mass-produced bottle into something worthy of display. 3. Trying to find something to do with those fairy lights in the months after Christmas? 4. This one is pretty self explanatory. 5. Want something a little more niche? 6. 7. 8. 9.

Soap Making Instructions 41 Easy Things To Do With Mason Jars Tutorial: Homemade Sidewalk Chalk « oh my! handmade goodness by Michelle Vackar, Modern Handmade Child One of our favorite outside activities at our home is drawing with chalk on the driveway. You can play hopscotch, four-square, and of course draw and create silly stories. My daughters and I were talking one day as we played hopscotch about how to make chalk and I thought to myself, let’s try it! What you will need: • Toilet paper or paper towel tubes • Scissors • Duct tape • Wax paper • Small bucket or disposable container to make the recipe • ¾ cup of warm water • 1 ½ cups Plaster of Paris • 2-3 tablespoons of tempera paint • Paper bag or a “mess mat” ** we made six tubes of chalk – we simply doubled the above recipe Step 1: If you are using paper towel tubes, cut each tube in half, so it is roughly the length of a toilet paper roll tube. Step 2: Cover one end of each tube with duct table to hold the contents within. Step 3: Cut as many pieces of wax paper as you have tubes. Step 4: Pour the warm water into your bucket.

How to Sew Your Own Pajama Pants To make sure you get the right size, just make sure you have a pair of pants that fit the intended pajama wearer. If your pajama wearer is far away, then find out the right size and borrow some pants from someone who is that size or carry yourself down to the Salvation Army and part with a couple of your increasingly precious dollars for a busted-up pair you can use as a pattern. This is a DIY tutorial and I figure anyone smart enough to sew up some pajama pants is also smart enough to find some in the right size but you never know. Fabric - woven cotton or flannel or jersey or whatever floats your boat. You'll also need thread to match, pins, paper to make the pattern, a pencil or pen, scissors, a safety pin, and enough elastic to go around the waist of the wearer plus about five inches.

DIY Solar Lamp: Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Sun Jars The principle is simple and seductively clever: solar lights that store energy during the day and release light at night. These can be purchased ready-made in a variety of colors (yellow, blue and red) but they can also be built at home. A simple, less-technical approach involves buying a conventional solar-powered yard lamp and then essentially harvesting it for key pieces to put in a jar. This is simply a way of taking an existing solar lamp design and appropriating its parts to make something more attractive for display around a house or home. A more electronically-savvy individual can take the more complex route and built a solar lamp from the ground up using small solar panels – though the aesthetic result may not be as impressive. Whatever route you choose to go, these are fun and sustainable gadgets that make it easy to go green, automate the process of turning on lights at night and can add some color to your porch, patio, garden or windowsill.

Custom Bottle Caps: Design Custom Bottle Caps (Crown Corks) x 60 This digital preview is about the size of a bottle cap. Please check that: text is legible, nothing is too small, position and size of image are correct, spelling is correct, base cap is correct, and quantity is correct, including extra for mishaps and souvenirs. Know what you're getting, when, and how: see production and shipping and about our caps. As custom items, caps are printed on-demand on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note: BottleMark cannot guarantee exact reproduction of on-screen colors. By ordering, you agree that you have the right to reproduce this image and grant BottleMark the legal permission to print your design; you also agree to indemnify and hold harmless BottleMark LLC for any violation of copyright, trademark, or other law arising from printing this image.

Spring Scrapbook Paper Tree Hello fellow crafters! Tristin and I were invited to be today's featured guest blogger over at Everyday Mom Ideas! We were thrilled with this wonderful opportunity, and wanted to share with the readers over there one of our trees from the collection we're currently doing. This second tree is very similar to the first one. I'm sorry! (Since this is a guest post on a different blog, and the concept is similar to the first tree.. Thanks, Julia, for having us on your blog!