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Lots of different ideas

Lots of different ideas
OK, I admit it, this post is more than a little bit tongue in cheek! Never-the-less, the improvised ‘cable ties’ you can see above, all made from a repurposed plastic bag, prevented our family biking ‘adventure’ coming to an abrupt end. It all started when my youngest boy fell of his bike. Somehow the impact loosened the handlebars, so much so that the bike became impossible to steer. I was on the verge of walking the bikes back to the car, but decided to have a go at fixing them, using wooden sticks and strips of plastic torn from a plastic bag. And, as it turns out, plastic bags make jolly good cable tie substitutes.

not martha - to make: marble magnets I finally gave in and made marble magnets. Not surprisingly they are quite fun, smooshing the glue out to make a perfect little magnified image is very satisfying. Here, in order of appearance, are the places I referenced: paper candy instructions with pictures (this is the first place I saw this project) dogmestic with instructions and pictures photogeek pictures ugly green chair cute ladybug magnets – pictures with packaging threads at Glitter:onetwothree Zip-up Earbuds & LauPre - StumbleUpon I love to have my music with me everywhere I go, but I hate the tangled mess my wires become when I toss them in my bag or pocket. Last night I whipped up a fun and functional solution by adding a zipper to my earbuds. This project took me around an hour to do (perfect for catching up on some t.v. from

Dark Art by Anton Semenov Article by James Pond I am the owner of / art lover / electrical engineer / software developer / MBA in e-business student. I blog for pleasure and love to share my Internet findings. Web site: Amazing dark & twisted illustrations by the Russian Artist. Do you want more visual fun? Pretty Doily Poms: DIY Kits Posted February 3, 2011 | 29 Comments If you’re looking for a twist on the tissue pom, these doily poms may be perfect for you. These poms were spotted at My Haley Girl and are available in a multitude of colors. They can even come packaged as cute little DIY kits so you can make ‘em yourself at home! Poms of all shapes and sizes add whimsical decor to your photo booth, cake buffet tables, and ceremony/reception sites.

Glue recipes for artistamps by aisling d'art ©2006 Glue recipes vary from great to disastrous. But, they can be a fine alternative to "lickable" adhesive-backed paper and commercially prepared glues, described in my article, Glues and adhesives for artistamps. Climate differences can affect how well a glue recipe works. Likewise, personal taste--sometimes literally--can influence your choices. Artistamp genius Jas kindly sent this recipe for stamp glue, as developed by Bugpost.

Piety within Progression AUGUST DEAL For a limited time only. The economy has been a bitch lately hasn't it? I could insert a little political rant here and cuss out different parites for being idiots but I won't. Tutorial: Homemade Sidewalk Chalk by Michelle Vackar, Modern Handmade Child One of our favorite outside activities at our home is drawing with chalk on the driveway. You can play hopscotch, four-square, and of course draw and create silly stories. My daughters and I were talking one day as we played hopscotch about how to make chalk and I thought to myself, let’s try it!

Alphabet Crayons & lifeingrace - StumbleUpon If you’re new to the ’12 Days’, you may visit the previous days by clicking on the day you like: Day 1 Crayon Roll Day 2 Zippered Pouches Day 3 Appliqued Placemats Day 4 Quilted Potholders {every}nothing wonderful: Tutorial: Repurposed Envelopes (From Magazines to... Note: If you like this idea, be sure to check out how to make paper ruffles to add to your envelopes! Super quick and easy tutorial for you today. I have a drawer full of these and use them for everything - bills, letters, you name mom does too, actually!

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