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Stepping Thru Crazy: plastic bag I've really been getting into making recycled crafts lately... and when I saw this, I knew I had to try it. Here's how I made myself a plastic-bag bead bracelet: I used: a plastic bagMod Podge (or any other glue)tapeplastic strawnail polishold t-shirt Start with a plastic bag. Flatten the bag out, and cut it in half so that you've got two big "sheets" of plastic. Again, put one half aside. Fold the bottom up and smooth it out. Add more glue if you need to and fold the top edge down to the bottom edge. Now fold it in half 'hot dog' style, and glue it in place. Cut the strip in half (I guess now hamburger style), put aside one strip half, and grab a straw and some tape. Smear some more Mod Podge on the plastic, and roll it up on the straw as tightly as you can. Let the glue dry for at least a few hours. When they're dry, snip the straw off where it meets the plastic. Obviously you can use whatever colors you like. I stuck a bead on a thin wood stick to paint. tie a knot, and you're done.

60 Amazing Examples of Typography Posters Typographical designs can mean a huge deal to both designers and art appreciators. It’s a great way for designers to express their thoughts, ideas, feelings, and believes. It also helps the appreciators find the inspiration to move forward. Below is a collection of absolutely magnificent typography posters ranging from graphical portraits made entirely from text, big and bold statements that send out positive messages out there, and abstract designs that give you the right amount of inspiration needed to get your work done! 6.

‘Celebrate The Boy!’ Tutorial: Soft Baby Book | thimbly things For Rae and Dana’s Celebrate the Boy Month, I made a soft book for Jacob. He loves so many simple things that I thought I’d just compile them into one toy. Using old jeans, Heat ‘n’ Bond, and a variety of fabric scraps, I appliqued pictures and constructed a little book for him. Which he seems to love. Wanna see how? Tutorial after the jump. :) Download the template in PDF format here. Print the template, use your own designs, or find other designs that your little guy will love. First, cut four rectangles (11″ x 6″) from your old jeans. Now, transfer the designs, BACKWARDS, onto the papery side of the Heat ‘n’ Bond. Cut out the shapes, place (glue side down) onto the backside of desired scrap fabric, and press for about 10 seconds. Now, cut around the shape, peel the backing off of it, and place it on one side of your page spread. Apply each design using this same method. Now, cut a piece of thin quilt batting just a bit larger than your page rectangles. Congratulations! Happy sewing!

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Extreme Cards and Papercrafting How to make a leprechaun pop up house In a tutorial this long the chance of error is very great. Please email me if something is missing, wrong, or just seems wrong and I'll do my best to fix it! Cut the pieces Download files PDF or SVG house and SVG piecings and SVG rainbow or DXF house and DXF piecings and DXF rainbow or Silhouette Studio file set Download leprechaun file from scrapbooks etc. Collect your papers! Size pages as follows: House width is 11". Cut out house piece. Cut a roof piece, 3.5" x 5". Cut out paper piecing parts. To cut each rainbow piece, separate out the strip you need from the cut file. Assemble decorative elements Referring to picture, assemble leprechaun. Glue shrubs together. Attaching decorative elements to house Glue door to house front, matching door edges to the cut-out on the house. Glue a shrub on either side of door. Glue shamrock windows above shrubs. Make leprechaun pop up box Cut a strip of card stock: 3/8" tall and about 3" long. Let everything dry.

Baud and Bui | Origamic Architecture Kirigami Cards for Free ! At the beginning Origamic Architecture is a paper folding and cutting art created in the early 80's by Masahiro Chatani (a Japanese architect). It consists of a simple sheet of paper that the artist cuts and folds to create a pop-up shape as the card is opened. L'Architecture Origamique est un art du pliage-découpage initié au début des années 80 par Masahiro Chatani (un architecte japonais). Featured | Coup de Projecteur IDEES CADEAUXBASIC POP-UPde Jean-Charles Trebbi - aux editions Eyrolles Ce manuel d'initiation a pour but d'apprendre au lecteur "la grammaire" du pliage et de la découpe afin qu'il puisse créer soi-même ses pop-up. Before getting started If you need help or more info, go to the Tips and Tricks section. Si vous avez besoin d'aide ou de plus d'info, allez à la section Trucs et Astuces. Cubino Escher Scala 1 Scala 2 Angkor Babel Empire Maisons Village Aubade Cargo Le Chat et La Lune More patterns / Plus de modèles

Extreme Cards and Papercrafting I showed the animals on Paper Box World to my daughter, who was instantly smitten. My first thought was, "Hmmm, cute, but can I make them fold flat?" Absolutely! You just need a couple cuts, a couple folds, and the paper hook and rubber band mechanism from Mark Hiner's book, Up-Pops: Paper Engineering With Elastic Bands How to make a fold flat cube cat Download, print, score, and cut out the cat from Paper Box World. Score and crease two diagonal lines on the cat model where shown by red lines. Lightly pencil two diagonal cut lines as shown by black lines. Start assembling the cat Glue the tab of the square with tail attached to the head square. Allow to dry briefly, then cut on the diagonal penciled line. Glue the tab of the bottom square (the square with the Paper Box World label on it) to square on the right of the head. Allow to dry briefly, then cut on the diagonal penciled line. Construct and attach hooks Download and print the rubber band hooks. Score and crease the red fold lines.