Put Up Your Dukes: braided scarf tutorial I have a tutorial that is forty thrillionty times easier and better than my previous (ahem, first ever...give me some grace!) tutorial. It is accessible to infinitely more people (you dont have to have a baby, OR a dress to start out with).
Figurative Paintings & Drawings by James Bertucci James Bertucci (Artist)Modern Figurative Painting About the Artist James Bertucci, 21, is a fine artist and sculptor. Bertucci at an early age began studying under John Tylk, who taught him the foundation skills in both drawing and painting. James has won national awards from 2004-2008 in the National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards and his senior year (2008) was selected as 1 of top 5 senior art portfolios in the nation. Bertucci’s work has been exhibited in New York, Washington D.C., Chicago and Laguna Beach. James is currently studying at the Laguna College of Art & Design where he will complete his BFA in the Spring 2012.
25 clever ideas to make life easier Via: amy-newnostalgia.blogspot.com Why didn’t I think of that?! We guarantee you’ll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems … some you never knew you had! (Above: hull strawberries easily using a straw). Via: apartmenttherapy.com make grow gather - Posts - summercraft: simple decoration for paper lanterns Surely last holiday season, you saw those mini gingerbread houses that perch on the edge of your mug of hot chocolate? The ones that made your heart break a little with the utter genius and cuteness of the idea? Well, meet Megan of Not Martha. I have long admired her talent and creativity. Last fall, I got to spend a weekend in her company and meet the warm, talented spirit behind the clever ideas and beautiful photography.
Tinted Mason Jars I’ve been experimenting with tinting mason jars to create a look like those old vintage ones that are difficult to find anymore in second hand stores. I think I’ve finally honed in on the perfect method. Would you like to see how it’s done? Check out the DIY here. Colored Mason Jar Tutorial Today's DIY project is painting mason jars your favorite color! I made mine turquoise. I love mason jars! They have an endless amount of uses and really just add an extra cuteness to everything. My favorite are the aqua Ball jars, but they are always so hard to find at thrift stores and shipping prices when buying them off Etsy or Ebay are not friendly. So why not replicate the look by painting regular mason jars?
Andrea Joseph (Weekly Story Theme: Romance) There is no other love like an illustrator’s hand and its pen. These two spend hours together everyday, inseparable, and when they are not together, the hand years for the cool grip of its beautiful slender pen. Andrea Joseph hand knows this feeling well, and his hand and its pen have been committed to each other for years now, and now on Creative Tempest they renew their vows.
Before & After: Crazy Beautiful Toy Kitchen 23.2K Flares23.2K Flares × LOOKING for more DIY play kitchens? Click here for a roundup with lots more projects, photos and ideas, including a DIY toy workbench for a little boy! Make-up Magnet Board We all know with craft blogs that original ideas are often hard to come by, we find ideas we love and make them our own but we didn't come up with the idea ourselves. I feel like I've finally done something original here and I'm excited about it. I'll show you the finished product and then explain. Behold my Make-up Magnet Board. I have a friend who is beautiful and stylish and has always loved make-up but recently took a course that intensified her love.
DIY Friendship Bracelet For several months now, we’ve been receiving emails requesting a friendship bracelet DIY. Well, friends, ask and you shall receive! Today, we’ll give you a step by step tutorial on the classic chevron pattern. If you used to whip up friendship bracelets like a champ in grade school and have since forgotten how, consider this a refresher course. And if you can make these with your eyes closed and arms tied . . . umm, can we still be friends? You’ll need:embroidery threada safety pin or tapea pair of scissors
Tutorial: Shabby Chic Dangly Earring Display This fun little shabby chic earring stand, made from an altered picture frame, is a great way to hang and display all your beautiful, dangling earrings. I had the idea for this project after we talked about my love affair with dangly earrings and how to display them. I don’t know about you, but I just love seeing them all hanging in a row!
15 creative and nerdy wedding invitations « blah blah blah… <——– To keep updated with my blog, take a minute and like me on Facebook! Thanks for the support, Stumblers! :) Ah, I love these! They make me want to get married just so I can have a super creative invitation. Gift Ideas for poor creative souls (6) You know how it goes, a friend calls you and invites you to dinner at the last minute. OMG! What gift can you take?! You scrabble around the cupboards trying to find a box of chocolates or a bottle of wine but find that most of the chocolates have been eaten and the wine has gone. Aluminum Can Ornaments Thank you for visiting Little House in the Suburbs. Please subscribe and you'll get great simple living tips and how-to articles delivered to your inbox, for free! Today’s post began where so many of our posts seem to originate: The Recycling Bin What you need: Empty aluminum beverage cans Scissors Sandpaper (sanding block is helpful but not necessary, or wrap sandpaper around a bit of wood) Pen or pencil Ribbon or cord for hanging 1.