Do It Myself
Contains all the crafty things I would either like to try myself or keep in mind for the future.
Printed plates DIY tutorial - Bake the plates, if using Sharpie ~ at 220 degrees for 30 minutes.
I love this adorable kraft paper grocery list.
Melaluca SolUMel DIY: alcohol, tea tree oil, green soap tincture (alcohol and glycerin)
DIY cell phone charger (TAKE IT ANYWHERE)
I found this silicon form at a supermarket near by. It´s originally for baking but is great to make concrete letters in. Mix the concrete as show on the package and fill the form. Follow the instructions for the right drying time. After you taken out the letters from the form you might need to sandpaper the edges, for that smooth feeling.
DIY concrete letters - fun!
DIY Shampoo Bars 15 ounces distilled water 5.6 ounces lye (why lye is safe) 12 ounces coconut oil 6 ounces palm oil 10 ounces castor oil 8 ounces olive oil 4 ounces jojoba oil (improves hair’s texture and appearance) 0.5 ounces rosemary oil (do not add until the soap traces and is ready to be poured into your mold)
DIY Shampoo Bars
After we completely covered the canvas with paint, we let the canvas dry for about 20 minutes. Even though the canvas is still slightly wet and tacky, we carefully removed the silhouette, pulling the edges up with a tweezers. We didn’t want to wait until the canvas to dry because our edges would not be as crisp when the paint dried and the label may pull some of the dried paint:
From Creativity Exchange...make your own dog silhouette art. Tutorial
Jewelry pegboard. She cleverly used canvas stretcher bars to make the frame.jpg
Buy these at dollar tree . Get a silver permanent marker for $.94. Doodle on the plates, then baked them for 30 minutes at 150 to make the designs permanent. Cute for Christmas cookies on red or green plates.
Buy plates from Dollar Store, write things like, Night Before Christmas, wedding vows, happy birthday song, the possibilities are endless. Use Porcelain 150 pen. Bake for 30 minutes in the oven and it's permanent.
flowers and doo-hickys are glass bits and half-marbles. used clear GE II 100% Silicone Caulk (indoor/outdoor for window & door). think any clear caulk for exterior use would do. used an old toothbrush to stipple it on the glass, then pressed glass bits and marbles down on top of it. a small section at a time. forums2.gardenweb...
threading ribbon through magazine holders for labeling
Crafty button lampshade. Add sheer lining too.
Use RIT dye to color clothespins for projects
Made with just one roll of contact paper and a pretty stencil - awesome!
faux leaded and stained glass tutorial