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I Heart Earth. | 2busybrunettes We’re all about celebrating Earth Day in my classroom this week. It’s only 4 days away! We have been evaluating how “green” our school, classroom, and homes are. I made 3 report cards for each of those locations.
Ending Bum Crack One Pant At A Time « easy sewing projects, beginner sewing projects, sewing techniques, tips on sewing, Having the trend of low rider pants is fine, but it does start to pose a problem in the back. How do you close that gap down that loves to show off your panties or unmentionables? Learn a quick trick to adding a hidden elastic in the waist- just on the back side- to pull it all in and close the peep show!
Cheap Natural Weed Control and Homemade Concrete Cleaner - Home remedies Weeds are always a problem in the garden. Sometimes they seem to do better than the plants we buy from the nursery. Graham and Rosemary Haley writing in Haley’s Cleaning Hints; have some clever ideas for getting rid of weeds cheaply and naturally. Here are some of their suggestions: Weeds in spaces in between patio stones - A nice alternative to killing weeds between your patio stones is to replace the weeds with plants.
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.
How romantic. My friend and I went to the arthall in Rotterdam and saw an exhibition called ICON DRESSED designed by Annette Meyer, each garment was made of paper and represented a decade of women clothing from the 1800's till now. I was amazed by a garment which looked exactly like the dress Keira Knightley wore in Pride & Prejudice, I went home got into a romantic state of mind, converted that into creativity and made this.
Sock Snowman Tutorial
Let's all make recycled crafts. Not only is recycling good for the environment, it can help save you money; and, with the craft projects presented here, you can find out how to recycle creatively. Using the ideas presented here, you can transform baby food jars, paper bags, orphaned socks, and several other items into crafty masterpieces. Recycled Crafts
Re Sizing A T Shirt ∙ How To by Captain Mel on Cut Out How to turn a bulky too-big-for-you tee shirt into a cute fitted one Ok.. So I know that there are a lot of tutorials out there for this technique, and as I was looking through them I noticed that they were not very clear, So I decided to make a tutorial of my way of doing this.
HEY YALL!! I am so excited to show you this craft! Yes Yes Yes… You will fall in LOVE. First of all let me tell you that I really am fascinated by ZAK! Have you ever heard of them? Well, they have this AMAZING “confetti” collection that makes me smile from ear to ear. RE-CREATE ZAK!
DIY - Recycled tube phone case Who doesn’t love a good recycling project? This one is really simple. Sometimes liquid soaps come in really pretty tubes. When the tube is empty we usually just trow it away but I thought I could make something useful and pretty out of it. I thought, why not make another phone case?
I know I say this every time, but I am so excited about this project! The possibilities are endless! And they are so easy – I am going to have baskets hanging all around my house in a weeks time. I am using these above my sewing desk to hold all my notions and patterns. First I will show you how to make them, then I will tell you all the ways I think you could use them…then you can tell me all the ways I never thought of! Here is the tutorial for making larger baskets with plexiglass in the bottom for great wall storage.
Angry Birds from Cardboard Tubes I have a confession to make. I’ve definitely seen a few crafts and some recipes made with this “angry birds” theme, but I didn’t know what it was. See, I don’t have an iPhone, so I had no idea what all the fuss was about.
Summer is just about over and the kids will be heading back to school soon. But that doesn’t mean that they’ll be spending less time outside just yet. Any mom whose ever been involved with scouts will remember this project. Making a sit upon is fun, it’s easy, and it creates a fun seat for your child to keep their tushy protected from dirty or wet grass. Make a sit upon before summer comes to a close! Make a Sit Upon
Colorful Recycled Denim Beads You’ve probably noticed a trend on this blog… I like to recycle. I use recycled materials in many of my projects, and I always have several old pairs of jeans lying around. Kids grow like weeds, and boys are especially hard on their clothes, so there’s always some worn out denim not worthy of the donation pile. I’ve seen denim beads before, nothing new, but I wanted them to be colorful. I’m all about color. Color makes for great crafts, especially for kids.
Tissue Paper Flowers for Any Occasion With Mother’s Day, Teacher Appreciation, and Cinco de Mayo all happening this week, these little tissue paper flowers are perfect to give. They’d make a great gift topper or would be fun placed in a vase filled with candies. Supplies for Tissue Paper Flowers:
By Betz White Repurposing with denim is a natural. Who doesn’t have an extra pair of jeans lying around that are outgrown, out of fashion or worn out in some way? Put that denim to good use by making up a few Denim Do-it-All Bins. They’re great for organizing your yarn stash, magazines, or craft supplies. Materials Denim Do-it-All Bins
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