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Shrinky Bracelet

Shrinky Bracelet
If you grew up in the 80's, like I did, you're probably already familiar with the awesomeness that is Shrinky Dinks...but did you know that you can still buy Shrinky Dinks? Yep, they're still out there - in craft stores, hobby shops, and even on Amazon. But you don't have to buy a Shrinky Dink kit to have all the fun. Just look for #6 plastic containers and you can make your own! There is a great tutorial on Instructables (courtesy of Dabbled) with all the instructions for making your own shrinky projects from #6 plastic containers, so I won't go into too much detail here. Most of this post is actually about turning these awesome little pieces of plastic into a sweet bracelet (and bonus pendant) to give to mom for Mother's Day. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Use a pair of pliers to open the rings. 8. Surprise mom with a priceless piece of jewelry made by her little artists! Cute, right?

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Cutting Remarks When you are an embroiderer you need a good selection of scissors.Some are for display only. They wouldn't cut melted butter, but they are very pretty. But when you need to do some heavy duty cutting you need the serious stuff. You just can't have too many pairs. There was talk in my family of the legendary Heavy Shears that almost cut the cloth by themselves. They had belonged to my Grandfather who was a tailor. Scrubbies: Week 11 Hopefully, “Blind Lobsters” will help in spring cleaning. I thought blinds would be a great window treatment for my entire house, until I realized they need to be cleaned. It can be a tedious job. I saw this clever invention at the store… Right away I knew I could make my own, sturdier version.

{macramé: square knot} string & hexnut bracelet By Kate on September 13, 2011 This bracelet has been inspired by this really wonderful “Braided Hex-nut Bracelet” tutorial which I pinned on Pinterest a while back. Two things I absolutely love about this project are: 1) It’s cheap as chips: I already had string in the cupboard and the brass hexnuts were 3p each from the hardware shop. 2) It’s my kind of jewellery: I’m not really a girly girl IYKWIM! The bracelet I made is a bit different to the ‘braided hex-nut bracelet’ and uses macrame instead, which is great, because I promised some tutorials a while back and felt a bit bad that I hadn’t written any yet! Full instructions after the jump!

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. You will only need to choose three colors of embroidery/friendship thread. Recycled PET-Art by Veronika Richterová Home Sustainability Recycled PET-Art by Veronika Richterová Facebook Home Design, Garden & Architecture Blog Magazine Photos are one of the most personal and touching gifts you can surprise your loved ones with. Many times a photograph can express more than words, so if you are looking for a special gift for someone, pictures can be an awesome idea. In the following video you will learn more about 6 cool DIY photography gift projects that you can easily make at home. For example, did you know that you can transform a photo onto a canvas in a few minutes by using an iron?

Chan Luu Single Wrap Macrame Bracelet Chan Luu bracelets are just so cool! What's great about them is that they use simple macrame techniques to produce different results, this time with the addition of beads! This tutorial adds on to my previous Square Knot Friendship Bracelets, but utilizes the beads in a different way; on the outside of the knots as opposed to the inside.

Ball And Chain Stackable Rings « Rachel McAdams, Nicole Richie, Rose Gold Beaded Stackable Rings I had an accessories ah-ha moment this week while sitting in traffic… I need to add a few simple and dainty rings to my jewelry box. I know it’s like a compete 180 from the blinged out, statement making Kristen that you guys have grown to know and love ;-) but every once and awhile it’s good to switch it up. Stackable rings it the perfect addition to the stackable bracelets that already dress up my arm. This DIY project is simple, easy, chic and SUPER CHEAP (…like $2 cheap)! How to Make Diamond Shape Bracelets with Red Seed Beads and Black Nylon Thread This is an interesting and elaborated episode among various easy seed bead bracelet patterns. In this post, I will teach you how to make bracelets with beads and thread. During the entire processes, all things you need to do are knotting two overhand knots and slide on your seed beads. Materials on how to make bracelets with beads and thread 1mm Nylon Thread Cord 4mm Round Seed Bead Silver Crimp Bead JumpringLobster Claw Clasp Scissors

52 Healthy Meals in 12 Minutes or Less Being hungry sucks (it's a scientific fact). So why spend hours cooking a gourmet feast when a nutritious and delicious meal could be only 12 minutes away? Skip the grumbling tummy and cranky guests and serve up any one of these 52 healthy and satisfying meals. Beaded Wrap Bracelet Video Tutorial This is the single wrap bracelet I made while filming the wrap bracelet tutorial. It has such a different look to it than the one I made this past weekend. It is amazing the different look and style you can create with the same basic pattern just by changing length of the bracelet and the type and size of the bead! Here is my attempt at a little video production for you. Warning: Video is 15 minutes long – Yikes – I feel like I over explain things.

Makeover Hoop Earrings I have a lot of earrings. I never throw them out. Even the cheap ones that start to wear. At least they don't take up space. Recently we were at Disney and I was watching a girl wrap hair with thread. How to Make a Wide Beaded Snake Bracelet out of Glass Pearl Beads and Seed Beads Recently, I’m obsessed about making different beaded bracelets with pearls, seed beads, bicones and other beads. Here, I’m gonna show you another tutorial of a snake beaded bracelet. It may looks a little complicated, but you will find it’s just so easy to process once you are familiar with the simple stitch method! Now join me to make this wide beaded snake bracelet! Materials needed for making wide beaded snake bracelet: 2 Jump Rings A ClaspGlass Pearl Beads Nylon ThreadSeed Beads A Needle A pair of Scissors Some Crystal Faceted Rondelles ( I’ve got from a vintage necklace )

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