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Dollar Store Crafts

How to make gift bags from newspaper When I bought something at a store recently, the clerk handed me my purchase in a bag made from a newspaper. I liked it very much and had to make some more—thus today's DIY recycled newspaper project: gift bags made from the Wall Street Journal. You can vary the dimensions, of course, but here's what I used to create a bag that's 5" tall, 4.5" wide, and 3" deep. Stack two sheets of newspaper on top of each other. This will be a two-ply bag for extra sturdiness. Cut out a rectangle that's 15.5" wide and 8.25" tall.

Glowing Bubbles - How to Make Glowing Bubbles Bubbles are already awesome, but glowing bubbles are even better. It is easy and safe to make bubbles glow, plus it doesn't require any hard-to-find materials. Here is what you do. Glowing Bubble Materials How to Make Non-Obnoxious Alphabet Magnets Okay, okay. Non-obnoxious isn’t a word. But neither is unobnoxious. Mud stencils To avoid using toxic spray paint I found a way to make mud stencils. Materials: Mylar, X-Acto knife, tape, mud, sponge. 1.) Design your stencil. Draw your stencil the size you want it, or design it on a computer and print it.

{Everything} In A Jar - Handmade Gifts With just a little over 10 weeks until Christmas, it is already time to start thinking about gifts! The more gifts that can be taken care of ahead of time, the easier the holiday season will be. I came up with a really fun idea that can be customized to pretty much any person or occasion called: {Everything} In A Jar Edible Teacups By Cindy Littlefield There is no shortage of teacups at the Mad Hatter's unbirthday party. In fact, the cups rotate around the table so quickly Alice never gets so much as a sip of tea. Black, White and Pink Zebra Striped Party Theme for Tween Girls My daughter is turning 11 this month so I have been planning her party. She has decided she really wants a zebra striped theme. Oh, and with a touch of pink, too. A friend of mine is going to make her a zebra striped cake and I will post the pictures here when the party is done, but here’s what I’m thinking so far.

down and dirty screenprinting for under 10$ For this project, we will need some tools and supplies that are easily available, and a few that might require the tiniest bit of searching.... Recycling is key here. Most of the supplies required can be found as trash, including the ink. The Eggcorn Database » About The idea to embark on this project hatched in November 2004. I had been interested in language for a long time and become an avid reader of the numerous linguistics blogs that thrive in the English-speaking segment of the blogosphere. Six months earlier I had started a bilingual blog of my own. During the same period, I was working on my web site development and programming skills by learning a little Python and diving into the code of the WordPress blogging tool, which is written in PHP and interfaces with a MySQL Database. When I became more and more taken with the concept of eggcorns, which had been popping up on my favorite blogs, it occurred to me that it would be useful to collect them in a lexical database with a web interface for entering and retrieving records on individual eggcorns.

DIY Sharpie Tie Die I love this Sharpie tie die DIY from The Art Girl Jackie blog! She did it with her adorable daughter and I think it’s a fun inspiration for this Spring and upcoming music festival season. Use this technique to spruce up your ratty t-shirts or maybe a pair of of cut off shorts. For another idea, check out how to spruce up your clothes with DIY leopard print here! What You Need:

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