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-  Paint your paper mache letters copper   -Let your letters dry - Pick out your pennies, lay them out on each letter before gluing  - Put them face up or face down & glue them on -  Let dry for 24hrs - Put the sealer on      
Measure the Dowels While measuring and drilling the dowels, ensure all the holes are level and lined up with each other so that the frame is perfectly square. On two of the 1 1/4-inch dowels, measure and mark at 2 inches and 3 1/2 inches from each end. The third 1 1/4-inch dowel will only need to be marked at 3 1/2 inches from each end. Drill Holes in the Dowels Drill a 1/4-inch hole on each of...
Drill 2-3 small holes into the bottom of your cap for drainage. Then transplant the flower into the cap. If you need extra soil, be sure to use soil that doesn’t have fertilizer. You don’t want your mini flower to get too big! Place the cap/planter on a jar lid (the lid acts as a saucer), and you have an adorable little DIY flower pot!
1. Pre-wash fabric with detergent to eliminate dirt, oil or makeup etc.2. Mix soda ash in bucket (1 cup per 3.5 litres of water). Put the fabric in and let it soak. After approximately 15-20 minutes take out the fabric and squeeze out excess solution (whilst wearing rubber gloves).3. Scrunch up or plait fabric and place on cooling rack in tub. 4. Cover fabric with ice then put on dust mask.5....
Grate the Fels-Naptha into the mixing bowl and add the washing soda and Epsom salts. Fels-Naptha is a laundry bar soap that does a great job of attacking stains and cleaning your laundry. The boost of all-natural washing soda softens water while washing clothes. And the Epsom salts cut down on static cling and also soften fabrics once clothes hit the dryer. Now add the hydrogen peroxide and give...
Gather the materials for creating the dotted tumblers. Use an enamel or all-surface acrylic for long-standing results. You can purchase small containers at your local craft store for around $1 a bottle. Fold a sheet of paper towel in half and then in half again. Squeeze out a small dollop of each color of paint and then mix together to create additional colors for your tumblers. You can create...
1. Cut out the flamingo template. 2. Use Posca markers to outline the flamingo. 3. Fill in the flamingo and add legs, cocktail glass, bowtie & pattern to the background if you like. 4. Allow marker ink to dry for a full hour. Then spray the sealer on and let dry for a full 24 hrs.       
To create a basic basket around four inches square, cut away the bottom of the paper bag and remove the handles. Lay the bag flat on your work surface horizontally and cut the sides. Use a ruler to make a mark after every two inches along the vertical sides of the bag and then connect the lines to mark the cuts for making the basket. Cut out the strips, creating 14 18-inch lengths for basket...
Gather the bottle caps and cut the wicks to two-inch lengths. Use the ends of candles for making the minicandles, or pick up wax at your local craft store. Heat the wax in a double boiler by filling a small saucepan with water and then placing a small metal or glass bowl over the top and bringing the water to a simmer. Place the ends of candles in the bowl until the wax melts. You can even add...
To create the base of the candle, add 1 cup of wax candle remnants to a small metal or heat-safe glass bowl, and place over the top of a small saucepan filled halfway with water, creating a double boiler. Bring the water to a simmer and watch closely until the wax has melted, which takes about 5 minutes. Give the paper coffee cup a good cleaning, and wipe to make sure it's dry. Place the coffee...
First, you'll want to use the head of your iPhone charger to measure the appropriate cut-out from the cover of your book. Measuring the length needed and then drill a hole on either end.    Then, use a razor blade to cut between the holes, creating a rectangle that your charger can fit through.  This rectangle will need to be deep enough that your charger can sit flush with the top of the book...
Step One: Cut an opening in your pumpkin with your X-acto knife   Step Two: Create two holes on either side of your pumpkin simply using your Phillips screwdriver. It should pierce through the plastic pumpkin quite easily.   Step Three: Poke your yarn through the hole and tie a knot at the end of your yarn to prevent it from slipping through.   Step Four: Repeat steps 3 and 4 on the other side,...
Step oneLightly sand down uneven spots. Step twoSpray the entire piece down with Ready, a spray primer. Let the Ready sit for a few minutes then wipe off with a clean towel. Step threePaint the entire piece the base color of your choosing. The example shown here is white. Step fourMake the design. Tape off a border around the edges of the table. Then, mark the center on the table. Next, place ...
- Measure out all ingredients and combine in a bottle with a squirt top - Shake to mix. Shake gently before each use. - To use, squirt onto a washcloth, bath pouf, or directly onto body.
Step One: Follow the manufacturer's instructions to attach the towel bars to the wall. (If your towel bar doesn't already come with one, you'll want to use a wall anchor when installing the towel bars so they can hold a fair amount of weight.) Make sure to space the bars so that there will be about 6" of space between the bottom of your utensil holder and the next bar below it.   Step Two: Use a...
- put glue on mat - arrange rocks starting in middle and moving outward - let set 24hrs before use
Step 1: Tools + materials Step 2: Cut and cover separate dinosaurs/animals:Almost all hollow plastic animal toys are manufactured in two halves, joined together in the middle - the front half and the back half. Using a sharp hobby knife, the joining seam can be cut and the toy animal is cleanly in 2 parts.  drill joining holes:To allow the cob holders to fit together small openings slightly...
- Remove the label from the bottle - Cut off the top near the spout - Use the utility knife to cut off the bottoms of the bottle - Place the pendant lamp head over the bottle opening and use a marker to outline the width of the hardware. - Cut along the dotted line and make sure the fixture fits into the opening. - There’s a ring that screws onto the fixture from the inside of the lamp that will...
Once you have filled the plastic bowl with lukewarm water, add the fingernail polish to it and let it spread out. After that, take another polish (a different color) and add several drops of that one as well. Carefully mix the two colors with a toothpick and then dip your white coffee mug into the entire mixture. Give the fingernail polish a few seconds to attach to the mug, let it dry for three...
Building Instructions   The Hanger 1. Decide where you want to mount your Recycled Bottle Torch. Position the Top Plate Connector on your mounting surface and mark the holes for where the screws will go. It’s easier to keep it level if you pre-drill your screws first.2. Once you have your Top Plate Connector mounted you can screw in the 3/8”-16 Rod until it stops. Channellocks are helpful for...
- Arrange cylinders on the borard. In a line to the placement of your choosing - Glue down cylinders with Liquid Nails - Let dry for 24 hrs - Spray Paint (may take several coats to cover everything) - Let it dry & fill it up
1. Take your spoons and write in pencil the words of your choice. 2. Plug in your wood burning tool according to the directions on your specific model. Please take all necessary precautions while using this tool, it is dangerous! 3. Use your tool to trace over your pencil markings. Fill in any gaps and go over the lines until your desired look is achieved. 
Step 1 Simply paint each side of the bricks with the pink paint, making sure you don't miss any bits. Once finished, leave to dry - this should take about an hour.   Step 2 Using the masking tape, mask off triangular shapes  - ar any shape you'd like, geometric patterns are big at the moment - on each long side of the bricks, then paint with copper metalic paint. Remove the masking tape and leave...
  Accordion-fold scarf. Press with iron, and secure with clothespins. (If scarf is wider than bins, fold in half widthwise after accordion-folding.)     Mix dye in a bin according to manufacturer's instructions. Dip scarf's folded edge in dye (the resulting stripe will be twice as wide as the dip).     Dip scarf's folded edge in another bin filled with cold water to rinse it.     Mix...

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