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Landee See, Landee Do: Festival of Trees: Glitter Cardstock Trees

Landee See, Landee Do: Festival of Trees: Glitter Cardstock Trees

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Curb Chain Ring While browsing important web sites the other day, I stumbled upon some pictures of Gwen Stefani and fell in love with a curb chain ring she had on. Long story short I decided to make my own version and recycle some broken rings while at it. Inspiration My DIY version Now, if you can handle a torch and silver you can make a similar version with silver curb chain and some solder. If not then this is a much better way for you to create this style. Rollie Pollie! - StumbleUpon Looking for hours of entertainment? Meet, The Rollie Pollie bean bag chair. It’s a chair, it’s a toy, it’s your favorite pillow. Made of durable cotton twill or soft vinyl, each bag is actually a slip cover (with another Rollie Pollie inside) then filled with mounds and mounds of soft cluster stuffing. So if it gets dirty, just zip it off and throw it in the wash. And with a handle on top, it’s easy to toss around.

Colored Pencil Jewelry - StumbleUpon Note from Design Mom: I asked Kate of Mini Eco to create a Back to School themed project for us to try. I think making beads out of colored pencils is brilliant! Wouldn’t these beads be fun for your elementary school-ers to string for a class project? It would also be a fun activity at an art-themed birthday party. Christine Chitnis: Pretty Pots This might be my favorite craft so far, and I got the idea after seeing one too many beautifully patterned pots that were just out of my price range! Nothing a little Mod Podge and pretty fabric can’t fix! The total cost of this project was about $3 a pot. Centsational Girl & Blog Archive & DIY: Paint Stick Sunburst Mirror - StumbleUpon My friends, if there ever was a bandwagon, this carefree DIYer is jumping right on it. For months, I’ve seen fabulous versions of the sunburst mirror pop up all over the blogosphere. And for weeks now, with every stop in the paint department, I couldn’t help but notice how those paint stir sticks might just make a very cool version of this decorative favorite. I couldn’t figure out how to stack them nicely enough around the center to make it worth my effort, but that little road bump didn’t stop me from snagging more than my fair share of free stir sticks at a time, like 8 or 10, over the course of a month.

not martha - to make: papier-mache easter eggs - StumbleUpon For Easter I made papier-mache polka dotted eggs. I created them using small water balloons and tissue paper then I filled them with candy and toys and sealed them shut. The egg can hold a surprising amount of candy and the tissue paper seems delicate making for a delightfully heavy and yet fragile object, much like real egg.

DIY {doily canvas bag} & ashleyannphotography.com Thankfully everyone seems to be making a switch from plastic to lasting when it comes to shopping bags, so here’s another fun little tutorial on customizing one to make it oh so cute. You might notice a lot of doilies in my recent diy projects. Since I was getting so many ready for A Christmas Gathering I used a lot of the same materials…monograms seems to be pretty popular now too.

Create Something Saturday's- DIY Stencil Art by 8thlopez on July 26, 2010 If you are a fan of graffiti or any type of street art, chances are you have come across an artist named Banksy who does impeccable stencil art installations and is now a world-renowned artist, even though he keeps his identity a secret. You may not be an aspiring Banksy, but would like to make some stencil art yourself. If you follow these directions you will be able to easily make stencil art of your own all by doing a quick picture edit, printing it out, cutting it out, and then painting! What you will need: A printer with black inkXacto KnifePaintsCard Stock Weight PaperCanvasRegular Paint BrushSponge Paint BrushBright Colored Marker

Light&Spoon - StumbleUpon EDIT 11/5/2012: We are no longer selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop. We are now focusing on a new jewelry project, so please check that out and we hope you enjoy the tutorial below! Edit: We are now selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop! If you have questions about commissioning your own artwork, please see the shop or email us at lightandspoon@gmail.com.

101 Handmade Holiday Tutorials Decorating for Christmas is always a blast! I’ve gathered a few…well, maybe more than a few holiday tutorials for you to create a festive handmade holiday. I love handmade decorations! There seems to always be some new and creative idea to add to my list each year. Fourth of July Citronella Candles Jun24 by Brenda Ponnay It turns out citronella candles are pretty easy to make! They are a bit fussy and require a lot of microwaving and some pouring of hot wax but the end result is fun and pretty.

Wednesday - Blog - DIY Fabric&Flower Thousands of circles and three hot glue guns later we have handmade hundreds of these charming cloth flowers for an upcoming wedding! Leery diy-ers, please find comfort in the mere fact that this is a no-sew tutorial! P.S. this is a little wordy, but I assume everyone that reads this is like me and needs some serious verbal imagery. If you are way smarter than I am- I apologize for the excessive word count. What you're gonna need: Fabric of your choiceFeltScissorsHot glue and gun

Christmas tree decorations {DIY} The time has finally arrived to start with some exciting Christmas DIY’s. With only 2 more months left until Christmas, you better get your fingers warmed-up for all the DIY’s coming your way.Now what better way to get you into the festive mood than putting up the Christmas tree! Like many South Africans, we are usually on holiday during this time of the year and generally do not have the luxury of having a proper Christmas tree with us. Most of the time we end up with some kind of twig or small plant, being the symbol of our Christmas tree, not even to mention any decorations. Well, today we bring you some very easy, simple, yet pretty Christmas tree decorations.

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