Fairyland May 14, 2010 A happy Home Tour Friday to you! Before we begin today, I need you to SIT DOWN and take several deep breaths. Because this is incredible. Friends, Kidtropolis has done it again. Amsterdam Skylounge Guests at newly rebranded DoubleTree by Hilton hotel Amsterdam Centraal Station, DoubleTree by Hilton hotel London - Tower of London, DoubleTree by Hilton hotel London Westminster, DoubleTree by Hilton hotel London Leeds City Centre and DoubleTree by Hilton hotel Manchester Piccadilly will benefit from the characteristic qualities found at more than 265 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels and resorts open around the world. The five DoubleTree properties in the UK and the Netherlands are in sought-after city centre locations and already have outstanding service and product attributes to represent the DoubleTree by Hilton brand. Mint Hotel Birmingham, Bristol and Glasgow join the Hilton Garden Inn collection of hotels in the UK. We look forward to continuing a relationship with Mint customers and welcoming Hilton Worldwide customers to these newly branded hotels. Welcome to the truely rewarding experiences for the world's travellers in each of these fine locations.
25 Beauty Tips Reusing Household Items – Homemade Beauty Tips on ELLE 1. Old Buttons Repurpose spare buttons by using them to keep pairs of earrings together: Most buttons have at least two holes in them, so simply place an earring in each opening to neatly store when not wearing. Photo: Jupiter Images 2. Eyebrow Brush Stuck without a lint-remover?
Modern Wall Art with Paint Swatches! Looking for a way to fill that blank wall but don't have permission to paint? All you need is a trip to a major hardware store and an afternoon in front of a good movie to take care of that little dilemma. Supplies Needed: Large frame with paper insert, a ton of pretty paint chips, double-sided tape squares, and vinyl letters appropriate to the size of your frame or phrase (4" - 6"). I went with a color scheme that involved a variety of tones from some of my favorite colors. It's basically a muted rainbow with plenty of lighter shades to keep things from getting too busy.
50 drawing prompts for if you don't know what to draw //Edit: If you want to join in the fun and take a moment to doodle something from/inspired by this list, I would love to see your creations and share them here! Fat Squirrel Drinking Tea by Katherine Do-it-Yourself DIY String Wedding Lanterns Yarn Chandeliers Jessica of Wednesday Inc shows us how to make those gorgeous twine chandeliers from the inspiration shoot she shared with us this morning. Using balloons, glue and twine, you can also make these lanterns for your wedding – and then bring it home and use it as your very own mid century lampshade. What you will need are: balloons, glue, yarn, tray for glue, corn starch 1/2 cup of Corn starch, 1/4 cup of Warm water, clear fast drying spray paint, hanging lamp cord or fishing line (depending on your desired final product), and a lighting kit if you’re looking for a fully functional lantern.
Jazz Clubs It was here that marijuana became an integral part of Jazz. Unlike alcohol, which dulled and incapacitated, marijuana enabled the musicians, whose job required them to play long into the night, to forget their exhaustion. Moreover, the drug seemed to make their music sound more imaginative and unique, at least to those who played and listened to it while under its sensorial influence. In the 1930s, ‘reefer’ songs were the rage of the Jazz world. Glass Etching Have you ever done any glass etching? Well, neither had I before today. But wow. Such an easy, yet sweet little touch that you can add to any glass. Check out my new and improved etched Trifle Bowl.
Make This Gift: Stitched Map Art! : Wantist Stitched Map Art, photo from Martha Stewart Living Maybe it’s the weather (or all those delicious fall smells), but I’ve been feeling mighty nostalgic lately. Anyone else feeling wistful these days? I was reminiscing about past adventures just recently when I spotted this great little DIY art and gift idea from Martha Stewart Living. Celebrate and remember family vacations or road trips with friends by hand-stitching the route on maps and framing them—brilliant! Lucky Wishing Stars Tutorial You’ve probably seen these little puffy origami stars before. They are really quick to make, and you don’t need any special materials to make them. You can buy lucky star pre-cut strips from origami stores, but you can just as easily make your own from medium weight coloured paper, e.g. scrapbooking paper, or even strips cut from magazine pages – as the strips are so narrow, the original text or image won’t be obvious in the finished star. Anti-clockwise from top left: pre-cut strips, paper cutter, scrapbook paper, magazine page. Now on to the tutorial!
No Outdoor Space? Try Gutter Gardens : katyelliott.com Posted on | April 29, 2009 | 12 Comments I love this garden idea! Great for tip for urban living. Attach gutters to the back of a house/building or to a fence.