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DIY: Memories In A Jar

DIY: Memories In A Jar
Give an antique look to a photograph inside a glass jar. You just need to be a black and white photo, fill the jar with oil (preferably olive oil), add some dried flowers or branches and place the photo inside. It will look amazing! Look here for some ideas:

recyclage et Cie . . . DIY Hanging Mason Jar Luminary Lantern Lids I found a beautiful and creative idea on Etsy, is about Hanging Mason Jar Luminary Lantern Lids. These unique lantern luminary lids are perfect for any occasion needing a touch of lovely shabby chic decor. These would look stunning hung along the walkway to your reception, outdoor celebration, or at a garden or beach party. For those who wish with $ 24 can buy on Etsy. Hope you enjoy. Image Credit: thecountrybarrel.etsy.com

DIY Pop-Up Love Box This DIY project is really nice and is easy to make and can be a great gift for birthday or when you want to make a surprise. You can even make this with your kids as they will surely have fun during the process. We will show you how to make a pop-up love box. You will need: a small box (we used a matchbox),pieces of paper for lining the box,scissors and glue,pop-up dots or double-sided tape,a strip of cardstock,a paper heart or any other shape you would like to pop out from your box,candy (you will place it inside the box, some packaging for the outside of the box. Start by lining the inside of the box by taking the bottom of it and trace it on paper. Pin It Source: Dryastoast

Spray Painted Glass Jars and Bottles I have a real problem throwing away perfectly good glass jars and bottles. To me they are little craft gems waiting for me to transform them. With Mother’s Day and Teacher Appreciation coming up, I decided to turn some of our recycled bottles into cute gifts for Mom and my sons’ teachers. Before you begin this project, I want to warn you to be flexible. The painting step has the potential to get messed up, but that doesn’t mean the project has to be a failure. Materials: Glass Bottles or JarsSpray PaintRubber GlovesPlastic BagsMasking or Painter’s TapeDrop Cloth, Tarp or PlasticFoam StickersX-acto KnifePencilEmbellishments: beads, transfer rub-ons, wire, fabric, ribbon, raffia, lace, or whatever you have lying aroundHot Glue Gun & Glue Sticks Instructions: Clean out the bottles/jars and let them dry completely. Select some foam stickers to use as a mask on your bottle. I chose a heart and then cut an “M” into a circle foam sticker using an X-acto knife. Wait a few minutes and repeat.

Color Tinted Glass Jars Calling all spaghetti sauce jars, jelly & jam jars, pickle jars and more! For some reason, I am always saving our glass jars-to the point where I have a ridiculous collection. I know that some of them will be used as bug collecting jars this summer for the boys, but I still have way too many and yet I’m always telling myself I’ll find a useful or fun way to reuse them. I was searching around on Pinterest the other week and I came across this post on how to color tint jars into the classic blue look of vintage mason jars. Perfect! It was definitely an experiment and this tutorial isn’t specific down to the number of drops of food coloring-just try it and play around with whatever color you have in mind. What You’ll Need: - empty glass jars – mixing bowls – newspaper – paper towels – wax paper – mod podge – food coloring – stir stick/small spoon – oven Step 1 – Mix Mod Podge, water and food coloring in a small bowl. Step 2 – prep a baking sheet or pan by lining it with newpaper. Ta-da!

oklava :D Another Modge Podge Upcycle Here I am again, Modge Podging another purse! Since my initial wallet upcycle tutorial, I have been scouring the thrift stores and garage sales for another wallet to decoupage. I found this little envelope-style purse at a garage sale last Sunday. The design was simple enough, no tricky angles or curved edges. A perfect candidate for upcycling! The original purse had a gold belt-like detail along the edge of the flap. Before I could get out the Modge Podge, I removed the magnetic clasp from the front. I got out my little needle nose pliers, opened up the jump rings, and removed the chain handle as well. I used the same decoupage techniques I used in my previous wallet tutorial with a few little exceptions. I'm wishing I did that to the metal frame on the wallet I did. Second, I didn't feel like messing with removing and replacing the grommet, so I just didn't cover it up. The last thing I did differently was to tuck the edge of the front under the folded edge of the back fabric.

DIY avec des fermetures Eclair DIY : 16 Creative Ways to Reuse your Zippers 16 idées et bricolages DIY à faire avec des fermetures Eclair. Des zips à enrouler, à fermer et à coudre, créer des accessoires, des tee-shirts, des bijoux et un abat-jour étonnant ! Woolly Fabulous Je suis restée bouche bée devant les créations de Odile Gova, Woolly Fabulous sur FlickR , en fermetures à glissière ou fermetures Eclair. Des broches où les zips s’enroulent sur eux-mêmes pour former des broches vraiment originales. Et devant les créations de Amalia Versaci, qui recycle fermetures Eclair vintage en magnets et qui réalise de si beaux tableaux zippés. vintage zippers and acrylic paint on a tiny canvas // Amalia Versaci Et tous ces DIY : D’abord des bijoux, avec des fermetures Eclair complètes ou en ne gardant que la crémaillère du système. 1. Des pochettes et des trousses, d’accord, mais dans des versions originales, avec une seule fermeture Eclair en spirale, ou plusieurs dans un beau dégradé arc-en-ciel. Effet rock’n roll garanti ! 1. 1.

Fox Hollow Cottage: Glass Bottle and Tin Can Repurpose Tin Cans & Tequila Bottles Repurposing and Reusing {shabby style!} After I got drunk the other night… just Kidding!! hehehe Actually, I have been saving a bag full of tins cans for months now and I knew I needed to get my tail in gear and actually DO something with them. RedEggBoutique on Etsy So, I raided my jewelry drawer of all the sparkly stuff I love, but let’s face it… never wear, grabbed my trusting glue gun, some scrap ribbon and got busy! Sparkly stuff like this ponytail/pin. I have never worn this. I used my needle nose pliers and yanked that stuff right off! I did a little mixology to get the *aqua shade I was lusting after Then, I grabbed my trusty Purdy paint brush and slipped some on my can and bottle, then worked on a little something else while they dried. Note: *I’m sure you can use any of the new glass approved craft paints, or even some Maison Blanche paint, as it grabs the glass really well too! When they were good and dry, I used a little steal wool to distress them. Comments

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