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The Silly Pearl {Handmade}: Transform a Torchiere Lamp to a Drum Shade Floor Lamp When we first had our babies, we had lived in our new home for only three weeks. After their NICU stay of another three weeks, they came home to live with us, and real life with our babies began. We realized there was still a lot we needed to live in our new home, so when my husband had the chance, he’d run out and buy the necessities. One thing we really needed in our new home was lighting. So he took a quick trip to IKEA and came home with this, the KROBY floor lamp: I very ungratefully said “EEEW!” Now that we are settling into yet another house (hopefully our last), and those two babies are in school for most of the day, I finally could think about how I could transform this lamp. We had taken it apart while moving, and I could actually see how the lamp was put together and how a drum shade could fit in its place. I found this brand new damask-printed drum lamp shade at the thrift store for just $3. I was not able to use this kind, where the attachment thingy is at the top.

Free Printables -- Tatertots and Jello Tatertots and Jello DIY decorating and crafts Free Printables Many have asked for a collection of all of the TT&J free printables in one place. Here are many of them: just click on the picture to see more and download! Get TT&J Weekly Email Updates! I'm Jen. Click here to follow this site via RSS Latest Pins on Pinterest TT&J on Twitter Tatertots & Jello supports… Copyright © 2014 Tatertots & Jello // Privacy Original Site Design by: LexiLyn Studio using The Genesis Theme Framework This site is a place for positive discussion and ideas. Disclosures the 3 R's blog | 30 Projects x 30 Weeks x 3 Principles DIY-LED-Chandelier The classic Viennese chandelier is not really my kind of lighting solution, furthermore I wanted to keep the power consumption low. So? DIY and LED! The basic construction is quite simple: Nine textile-cables are hanging from the power outlet in the center of the ceiling. The cable pulleys (by AustriAlpin) are attached to the ceiling with wall pegs. I used a IKEA cutlery stand to cover the power outlet (I’m sure you know it), which has already been used as a lampshade elsewhere (also here). I chose LED light bulbs as lamps. Parts (all links in German): All the parts cost about €290 in total – calculated with the current Amazon-price for LED-lightbulbs (might by cheaper in a month).

Lines Across: How to Make a Chevron Braided Bracelet I realized it's been a long time since I shared a bracelet tutorial. This chevron style bracelet is fun and easy to braid, and can be turned into so many different styles of handmade jewelry. I used nylon cord from the trimmings section at the craft store for these bracelets. (You can also check out this video tutorial) What you do: This is a four strand braid tutorial, basically the same as a fishtail braid. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. I especially love this orange and white triple wrap chevron bracelet. the DIY: FASTEST FRIENDSHIP BRACELET EVER We were super excited to share the Fishtail Friendship bracelet tutorial with you and we are even more excited to share that we've found an easier way to do it. Don't get me wrong, I will still use the original technique to create more intricate designs but, this new tutorial is so quick you will end up wanting to make one in every color combination possible (like we did!) This tutorial is very similar to the other one so I will just share with you the differences. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. To see more detailed instructions of the end steps please refer to this tutorial. P.S.

Printable Shapes Alphabetically listed printable shapes, nets and patterns. 3D or three dimensional geometric shapes, print ready to cut and fold. These patterns can also be used to create small gift boxes, gift box templates and favor boxes or bags for parties and crafts. Patterns print perfectly on A4 and standard letter size paper. To enlarge or minimize use a photocopier. Print, cut, fold and glue the tabs to make perfect three dimensional shapes. Cone Shape Cube | Hexahedron Shape A cube and hexahedron is the same. Cuboid | Rectangular Prism Shape A cuboid and rectangular prism is the same. Cylinder Dodecahedron Hexagonal Prism Hexagonal Pyramid House 3D Printable Shape Icosahedron Octagonal Prism Octahedron Pentagonal Prism Pentagonal Pyramid Square Based Pyramid Rectangular Prism Rhombic Prism Tetrahedron Trapezoidal Prism Triangular Prism * FOLDING TIP * : If you don't want the line markings to show, fold with markings to the inside of printed shape. This is where we get ours! Fun Stuff HOME PAGE from Printable Shapes

DIY | Wooden Base Desk Lamp Contributor post by Caitlin of The Merrythought Lately I have been working on creating a work space in my apartment that is inspiring and functional. It's easy to get a cluttered and overwhelming workspace when you're doing a lot of creating (aka mess-making.) This project is the perfect mix of inspiring and functional and has found a perfect home on my desk. This light is a great option for renters that love simple lighting (like all the gorgeous pendant lights out there!) What you need: -Wooden block -Drill press -Round file -Light socket with lead (Like this: How to make it: -Drill a hole all the way through your block the size of the light socket. -Use the round file to file a groove on the bottom of your wooden block that runs from the hole for the light socket to the edge of the board. -Insert your light socket into the hole drilled, it should fit tightly so the top of the socket lines up with the top of your wooden block.

Capiz Shell Wall Art - Beach Bash Day 12 Alexis from Persia Lou is here today with an amazing piece of wall art!! Faux capiz shell!! Gorgeousness!! Hello! I’m Alexis, and my little corner of the internet is Persia Lou, where I write about my latest crocheting, sewing, crafting, decorating, and general DIYing. I live in the middle of the (currently scorching) desert, and right now nothing sounds better than a day at the beach. My beachy project was inspired by a beautiful piece of art I saw a several months ago in House Beautiful. See that sparkly loveliness on the mantle? Basically, you need wax paper, parchment paper, and an iron. I added a bit of color to my shells by using crayons. I think the crayon gives the shells character and a more natural look. Once my shells were all punched out, I used a 1/16 inch hole punch to create two small holes in each end of every shell. Next, I used fishing line to string up my shells. My finished piece used 17 strings of about 12-14 shells each. Cut the wood and miter the corners.