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MAGIC Decal Tutorial with Free Printables! Some of you may remember, a little while back I posted a tutorial for DIY waterslide decals.

MAGIC Decal Tutorial with Free Printables!

Among other things, I mentioned how awesome they are for creating custom embellishments without the need for any fancy-pants equipment. Yep, waterslide decal paper is a truly fab product, though as great as it is, there is one drawback – although it’s somewhat tough it’s not especially durable. So, whilst it’s perfect for ornamental purposes, it’s not ideal for more practical applications…until now that is! Magic decal coating paper is a product designed to be used in conjunction with standard decal paper to make the finished transfers super durable – yes, even dishwasher resistant!

If you’re already familiar with magic decal coating paper then please excuse my tardy excitement, though for everyone else who is just getting to the party now too, feel free to start throwing the streamers! 1 Image to transfer. Use anything you like. 2 Printer. You can use either a laser or an inkjet printer. 6 Scissors. Design Folder: Your Online Design and Decorating Resource. Top 14 Way to Reuse Light Bulbs. Light bulbs are filled with toxins and as more people are switching to LED’s or CFL’s many of those old lightbulbs are landing up in landfills, leaking toxic waste into our drinking water.

Top 14 Way to Reuse Light Bulbs

Today more and more people are recycling light bulbs, but still many people still put in the trash, like my neighbor last week! I Just Gotta Tell Ya According to “… U.S. consumers spent about $1 billion to buy about 2 billion lightbulbs–5.5 million every day.”According to “The U.S., which has four billion electric lights using [incandescent] bulbs, represents about a third of the world market.”If every American household changed a single light bulb to an Energy Star bulb, it would provide enough power to light more than 2.5 million homes, while saving consumers money. Facts About Mercury in Fluorescent Lightbulbs The best thing you can do with Light bulbs Use less. Ways to Reuse and Recycle Lightbulbs Make Flower Vases Lightbulb Flower Vases Make A Lamp Lightbulb Lamps Lightbulb Model.

DIY : Mason Jar To-Go Cup. How many crafts involving mason jars is this now for me?

DIY : Mason Jar To-Go Cup

I've lost count. I've seen a few Mason Jar to-go cups floating around etsy and tumblr and decided it was way to easy (and cute!) Of a project for me to not give it a try! I think this took less then five minutes, even counting the time it took to wash the jar out. Yep. You'll need : A Mason Jar with lid, reusable straws (I got mine from Starbucks), #14 stainless finishing washers (I grabbed these from Home Depot in the washers/nuts/bolts section), Cropodile (optional), oh and a glue gun!

Start by punching a hole in the center of your lid (you could also poke the hole out with a hammer and nail if you don't have one of these fancy little cropadiles), you'll most likely need to widen it, so you can cut a few more around it to widen it // fill the inside of your washer with hot glue (try not to overfill), and carefully (it's hot!) I think the hardest part might be deciding what drinks to put in it. Glowing Outdoor Orbs.


Glowing Outdoor Orbs

Get ready for it … this one’s a doozy. Doozie? Doosey. It’s a humdinger. It looks high end with a side of huge impact, It costs next to nothing, And even if being “handy” to you means replacing your regular lightbulbs with eco-friendly ones … you’ll be able to do this in 3 minutes flat. Opaque glass shades found at second hand store … Mini Lights from Christmas … Glowing orbs for your garden Want more STUFF like this? Get my posts emailed to you daily. Total Cost: $3 In my attempt to make my backyard a teensy bit more contemporary than my 170 year old house I ran into a few problems. It isn’t gonna be for lighting if I can help it. So while perusing the local second hand store I came across some truly unfortunate stains on the carpet AND these ubiquitous opaque glass shades.

Because as you can see, all you have to do is shove some old mini lights in em to create an outdoor light that even a magazine Editor in Chief will comment on. And here’s the best part! At night.