Kamis, 13 Desember 2012

Temporary Furniture Makeover

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
Sometimes you lot don't desire to pass large bucks on furniture. I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn't positive nearly it. Rather than pass tons of coin on one, this 1 came from Walmart instead. It's squeamish looking in addition to does its task but it's starting to present signs of wear, most of which is incurred when my nephews visit! Wanting a alter but non certain what I wanted (again) I went amongst a temporary pattern solution using Aleene's Repositionable Tacky Spray that only damage me TWO BUCKS!


For this projection you lot volition need:
Wrapping Paper (yep, similar for gifts!)
X-acto Knife
Masking Tape
Gift Card or Scraper Tool

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
Here is the bad man child inward inquiry before. From a distance it doesn't expect every bit good bad but ...
 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
Get upwards unopen in addition to at that spot are simply about serious signs of abuse. This item blemish is from an adhesive imitation mustache. My nephews in addition to I were pausing the idiot box at fundamental points in addition to placing the mustache on the shroud then that, say, Jennifer Love Hewitt would stimulate got quit a chip décolletage AND a large ol' hairy 'stache. It was awesome.

But at the destination of the twenty-four hr menstruation the mustache was stuck onto the TV stand upwards where it peeled upwards the cheap-y laminate beneath. It's been this agency for a spell but thank you lot to the genius of 1 Miss Alexa Westerfield I had an persuasion of how to update this worn piece!

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
For this projection I pulled from my stash of $1 gift roll I snag out of the Target Buck Bins. 

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
Grab your record in addition to encompass upwards anything you lot DON'T desire gum to locomote on.

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
Also is a expert persuasion to encompass upwards fancy materials similar TVs in addition to perchance the flooring (mine is existence replaced shortly then I didn't fifty-fifty bother).

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
Spray the gum straight onto the surface. Can you lot come across how to a higher house the tin the top is cloudy? That's the glue! Spray your panel downward gently (you don't demand tons) in addition to give it a minute to instruct tacky.

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
Roll out your wrapping newspaper onto the expanse in addition to stick every bit you lot go. It would stimulate got made a lot of feel if I ran the border of the newspaper along the border of the TV stand upwards but I couldn't instruct it straight for the life of me!

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
And this is where things instruct FABULOUS! I totally jacked this side upwards then I simply peeled it upwards in addition to seat it correct dorsum downward 1 time again but smoothly this time!

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
Use a scraper or a credit carte or whatnot to shove the newspaper into the corner (if necessary). Go along later on amongst your knife in addition to piece inward the corner to cut down up.

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
After trimming role your tool or carte 1 time again to seal downward the newspaper securely. Pull upwards whatever record that is no longer necessary or simply instruct out to take away at the end.

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
The edges are fifty-fifty easier to cut down up. Just run the knife along the side of the piece in addition to you're good.

Ooh, in addition to totally don't inexpensive out in addition to role a crusty quondam blade. You demand a nice, novel abrupt 1 for crisp cuts in addition to edges.

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
Continue everywhere you lot desire to encompass using the same method every bit above.

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
For drawers you lot tin either take away them solely in addition to tumble out them, or if you're similar me in addition to can't figure out how to take away the dang things simply locomote amongst them pulled out every bit far every bit possible. Remove hardware in addition to give your piece a expert construct clean earlier you lot spray your adhesive...

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
And using the already straight border of the paper, follow along the top of the drawer.

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
Trim upwards in addition to seat the hardware dorsum on!

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
If your piece is a color, similar mine is black, you lot tin role a marking to encompass upwards whatever scratches on things that haven't been covered amongst paper.

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
And at that spot she is! I'm pretty darn stoked nearly the results! The newspaper is a chip busier than I had actually persuasion in addition to the pattern made it form of hard to simply slap on. I had to endeavour in addition to stand upwards for things upwards every bit good every bit possible (and sometimes utterly failed).

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover 
To locomote honest, again, I intend the sides powerfulness locomote a weensy chip every bit good much. But the expert intelligence is, this is all totally temporary! I tin push clit it off inward a few weeks or I stimulate got it off tomorrow!

 I was pretty certain that I wanted a dark TV stand upwards but I wasn Temporary Furniture Makeover
Since I ever stimulate got these supplies in addition to tools already on manus I form of experience similar this makeover only damage me the paper. And since I used ii rolls from Target's buck bin, that's all I'm counting. Check out my $2 Temporary Furniture Makeover!

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Selasa, 11 Desember 2012

POP ART SHIRT TUTORIAL


ANDY WARHOL DOESN'T HAVE NOTHING ON ME AND MY MODEL, hehe!
It's close Valentines Day together with what meliorate agency to limited yourself than amongst this fabulous POP-ART shirt! I had together with thus much fun making this shirt together with I yell upward this would live on a fun agency to greet your appointment on this loving holiday! Let's piece of occupation past times started!!!


 You volition need:
Tulip Fabric Paint
White T-Shirt 
 I yell upward when it comes to POP ART yous tin purpose whatever of the colors above. It's meant to live on brilliant together with BOLD! 
 I am winging it for this post service because I desire the natural look. I am non using whatever stencils whatsoever! Just trust yourself. 

STEP ONE: Find a house on the shirt that yous desire to commencement together with get writing whatever discussion yous want. I am starting amongst LOVE. 
 STEP TWO: Outline the words amongst black. I yell upward this is what gives us the popular fine art feel. 
 STEP THREE: Allow the words to dry out earlier yous add together the outlines some them. 


 See how fun this is!!!


I dear the agency it came out!!! 

  I promise yous enjoyed this tutorial together with if yous convey ANY questions experience gratuitous to piece of occupation out them inwards the comment department below! Big hugs! Hey! Wanna larn how to finger knit, come see!
  Huge glittery hugs, JADERBOMB
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Minggu, 09 Desember 2012

The Interview Every Crafter Who Wants to Stay Organized, Be #1 Mom as well as Make Money While They Sleep Needs to Read

  One solar daytime she may live needle felting as well as the side past times side planting a hanging garden inwards pinecones The Interview Every Crafter Who Wants to Stay Organized, Be #1 Mom as well as Make Money While They Sleep Needs to Read   One solar daytime she may live needle felting as well as the side past times side planting a hanging garden inwards pinecones The Interview Every Crafter Who Wants to Stay Organized, Be #1 Mom as well as Make Money While They Sleep Needs to Read
Megan Andersen, or Rad Megan, is i creative lady. One solar daytime she may live needle felting as well as the side past times side planting a hanging garden inwards pinecones. All the spell she knows how to photograph it beautifully (not inwards automatic either) as well as is raising her boy to live simply equally crafty. Megan was e'er i of my favorite contributors to Kids Crafts 1-2-3 Magazine as well as i of the starting fourth dimension bloggers I ever worked alongside through BlogHer. I was e'er amazed at everything she did as well as to a greater extent than importantly inwards awe of how she kept it all straight. Today I had the risk to quiz her virtually knitting forks, online classes, gardening as well as more.

  One solar daytime she may live needle felting as well as the side past times side planting a hanging garden inwards pinecones The Interview Every Crafter Who Wants to Stay Organized, Be #1 Mom as well as Make Money While They Sleep Needs to Read
You are quite the multi-tasker writing for E-How, your ain blog, Bust Magazine as well as more. What are your tips, tricks as well as secrets to keeping it all straight? Are you lot i of those pretty planner obsessed people? Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 Google calendar variety of gal? Flakey people similar me are dying to know.

When I worked for large companies, I lived as well as breathed iCal as well as thus Google Calendar. I all the same receive got iCal alerts pop upward on my telephone that were set to repeat annually for diverse projects. Now that I'm a freelancer I write everything downward on the menage unit of measurement wall calendar that hangs inwards my kitchen. I receive got the same bird of dependent when it comes to deadlines as well as managing multiple projects, but I don't receive got to percentage my schedule alongside anyone, thus I tend to simply work the wall calendar. It hangs behind my husband's side of the dinner table, thus I encounter it oftentimes which helps me conception how long I volition demand for diverse assignments, when I'll demand to schedule tyke tending thus I tin give notice dedicate fourth dimension to projects, as well as it helps me to accept stock of the supplies I'll demand acquire for hereafter projects. I know there's a convince element alongside having your calendar on your person, but I don't withdraw heed telling potential clients that I'll demand to cheque my calendar when I supply to my dwelling purpose earlier agreeing to a projection date. That gives me plenty fourth dimension to actually mean value virtually whether it's a projection I desire to live involved with. Now I simply write what is due when, as well as to whom.The calendar is of Norwegian landscapes past times the way.
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When I starting fourth dimension became familiar alongside your go via the BlogHer network I considered you lot to a greater extent than of a gardener than a crafter. Now I know you lot are wonderful at both as well as photography to boot! Where did you lot love of gardening come upward from?

I've e'er liked beingness inwards the garden as well as mean value in that place are loads of cute cross-over garden crafts that heighten the home, purpose or outdoor living space. I mean value my light-green pollex comes from my mom. I squall back helping her scatter bunny poop on our vegetable garden when I was pretty little. Now that I've got a few years nether my belt, as well as lived inwards lots of dissimilar situations, I've learned that when I'm feeling actually stressed out virtually a for certain assignment or life inwards general, if tin give notice pop off exterior as well as found some seeds, harvest vegetables or trace a few weeds, I forthwith experience better. I volition never live a crafter alongside cute nails. Mine are almost e'er curt as well as alongside a picayune dirt underneath them.
  One solar daytime she may live needle felting as well as the side past times side planting a hanging garden inwards pinecones The Interview Every Crafter Who Wants to Stay Organized, Be #1 Mom as well as Make Money While They Sleep Needs to Read
For someone thinking of starting their ain vegetable garden what is your recommendation for hardest found to kill as well as almost guaranteed producer?

Always grow what you lot like. If you lot loathe radishes, don't found them- fifty-fifty if they are easy. Last year, nosotros had massive harvests of squelch as well as gourds which are awesome producers, but demand a fair chip of garden space. Swiss chard (which does good inwards container gardens), kitchen herbs (also non bad for smaller spaces) lettuces, as well as strawberries are all non bad edibles for smaller spaces as well as patio gardens. Also, don't forget edible flowers similar nasturtiums- which hold back beautiful as well as volition re-seed every year!
  One solar daytime she may live needle felting as well as the side past times side planting a hanging garden inwards pinecones The Interview Every Crafter Who Wants to Stay Organized, Be #1 Mom as well as Make Money While They Sleep Needs to Read
Tell me virtually the Knitting Fork. I love me a novel crafty tool, peculiarly i that volition brand something similar knitting easier.

After I recorded my craft photography video workshops I went traveling through Kingdom of Norway alongside my husband. We went to a folk as well as arts and crafts museum as well as I was smitten alongside the knitting fork they had on display there. The legend is that vikings used them to brand rope with, but I started making them for local arts and crafts stores as well as my etsy store equally a dexterity tool for tyke crafters. You tin give notice brand a duad of dissimilar cords alongside the knitting forks, that tin give notice live used inwards lots of fun ways. I receive got a few projects on my website for people curious virtually what they tin give notice do, equally good equally this video I made a duad of years ago: Two Ways to Use a Knitting Fork, or "Lucet". I started making them inwards my garage as well as chop-chop became overwhelmed past times the demand online as well as inwards local shops. I haven't had them inwards my etsy store for months because I'm working on a novel batch as well as receive got needed to enlist assist from a few additional people to acquire them produced. Sanding past times manus alongside a toddler hanging roughly your waist simply doesn't go likewise well. New knitting forks volition live out this spring. I volition brand an proclamation on my website, Facebook page as well as on Instagram.
  One solar daytime she may live needle felting as well as the side past times side planting a hanging garden inwards pinecones The Interview Every Crafter Who Wants to Stay Organized, Be #1 Mom as well as Make Money While They Sleep Needs to Read
You seem to brand the rounds to a lot of arts and crafts oriented conferences. For someone who has non ever made it to CHA, BlogHer or Craftification which ones should live moved to the give of our crafty conference bucket lists?

Trade shows were a large portion of my life when I worked inwards the corporate world. I've been to CHA a handful of times for diverse stores as well as companies. That demo feels real much similar the merchandise shows I used to attend inwards the software industry. It's a trouble concern to trouble concern show, non thus much for consumers. Yes, in that place are loads of large names who attain pop off to CHA, but everyone in that place has a specific argue for beingness there. I've been fortunate plenty to live invited to a duad of after-hours blogger parties during CHA as well as that's a existent process because you lot acquire to encounter lots of the people you lot interact alongside online, but it's to a greater extent than casual as well as social. Craftcation is an awesome arts and crafts as well as pocket-size trouble concern retreat that has a real laid-back vibe alongside a boot donkey mission. It's basically a grouping of speakers who learn workshops that volition assist you lot farther your crafting/making/baking business. Or, you lot could skip all the pocket-size business/marketing/photography/finance etc. workshops as well as accept ONLY arts and crafts classes similar sewing as well as making Kombucha-making. I've taught photography classes in that place since they started the conference inwards 2012. Mark your calendars as well as sign upward here: Craftcation Conference 2015. I've never OFFICIALLY been to BlogHer, though I would love an invitation from them!
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What is your favorite arts and crafts medium. You seem to attain a picayune everything, but what attain you lot attain inwards your “free” fourth dimension when it is non a projection for a publication?

Free fourth dimension sounds similar a myth at this betoken inwards my life. I actually love to steal fourth dimension inwards the garden when I can. If I had a calendar week "off" I'd either live sewing some of the wearing clothing patterns I receive got stashed inwards my arts and crafts room, I'd live cooking as well as baking upward a STORM or I'd catch my DSLR as well as pop off camping ground alongside my family. Travel as well as photography are ii of my favorite words.
  One solar daytime she may live needle felting as well as the side past times side planting a hanging garden inwards pinecones The Interview Every Crafter Who Wants to Stay Organized, Be #1 Mom as well as Make Money While They Sleep Needs to Read
You receive got an adorable boy Lars. What are some ways you lot are raising him inwards craftivity? Any suggestions for other crafty mamas trying to brand for certain their kids are equally good versed inwards the alphabet equally they are pigment as well as glue?

Thanks. Lars is the best. (And thus is the term "craftivity!") He'll live 2 inwards May as well as has already had lots of experience crafting alongside mama. I'm the contrary of a neat freak, thus I don't withdraw heed making playtime a picayune messy. We depict together a LOT. He has gone through to a greater extent than sidewalk chalk inwards his curt life than I tending to admit. He also loves to paint. He's absorbing thus much these days as well as it's fun to allow him choice out his ain pigment colors as well as pop off to town on a canvas. Last calendar week nosotros were looking at the sunset i night, as well as the side past times side morn he was picking out "shunshet" colors for his morn painting. Sometimes nosotros brand projects together, similar these Grandparent's Day projection nosotros made for eHow: Grandparents Day Kid-Drawn Patchwork Coasters | eHow, or simply lay on the grass as well as hold back at shapes inwards the clouds. He's thus observant as well as I desire to feed his inventiveness as well as curiosity inwards equally many ways equally possible. Messes tin give notice e'er acquire cleaned up.
  One solar daytime she may live needle felting as well as the side past times side planting a hanging garden inwards pinecones The Interview Every Crafter Who Wants to Stay Organized, Be #1 Mom as well as Make Money While They Sleep Needs to Read
Tell me virtually your online classes? Do you lot prefer teaching online or inwards person? If someone was thinking of trying to pitch an online degree what are your pearls of wisdom virtually doing so. Speaking of online classes equally a busy mom myself I am such a large fan of what my manful mortal raise e'er refers to equally PIGS (Positive Income Generators) or things that brand coin spell you lot sleep. Not exclusively attain you lot receive got online classes that people tin give notice download as well as gain access to at anytime I noticed you lot also receive got PDF instructions inwards your Etsy store. Can you lot give us some ideas virtually writing as well as selling instructions for projects inwards a globe where in that place is thus much data online for free?

PIGS are a crazy of import portion of my income. I've recorded workshops for lynda.com as well as online arts and crafts classes alongside Creativebug. I actually relish teaching pocket-size groups inwards person- it's a totally dissimilar as well as intimate experience, but there's something virtually beingness on photographic telly camera that actually appeals to me. I'm non quite for certain what it is, but somewhere betwixt the "Im totally going to puke" nerves as well as the magic of a minute accept when you lot realize your shirt push clit has popped open, puts me inwards a weirdly confident identify alongside teaching. To anyone looking to pitch workshops for online publication, I'd propose that you lot attain your homework (think virtually what that site doesn't receive got online yet), acquire organized (put all of your credentials online inwards an orderly fashion) as well as thus live tenacious equally hell. Also, beingness polite doesn't hurt! My etsy store exclusively has ii items inwards it correct now- both downloadable PDF patterns. I hold upward sat downward as well as created a duad of patterns of projects I thought powerfulness live pop plenty for people to desire to purchase, when I had several of my costless weblog posts pop off viral. I watched the page hits pop off through the roof as well as thought, "If everyone reading this post, left me fifty-fifty a quarter...!" When etsy made their automated digital download possible, my pattern-selling became so. much. easier.
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What are you lot crafty plans for the future? Are you lot determined to larn how to enshroud impress inwards 2015? Write a how-to book? Hoping to pop off the spokesperson for your favorite yarn company?

This year, I'll live recording my starting fourth dimension video workshop alongside CreativeLive! More on that equally presently equally I tin give notice percentage it! I'll also live speaking at Craftcation inwards March, as well as later on that, I'd LOVE to write (my starting fourth dimension of many!) crafty how-to books. I receive got a duad of pitches that I'm working on betwixt deadlines, but life is pretty busy, thus I demand to motion those upward on my priority listing if I desire to brand them a reality! And If a companionship wanted to enlist me equally a spokesperson, I'd give that a serious think. I love the arts and crafts manufacture alongside all my pump as well as experience similar this, to a greater extent than than whatever other "job" I've ever held, is where I belong.
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Jumat, 07 Desember 2012

Distressed Glitter Tee DIY


It’s slow to practise fabulous colorful graphics on t-shirts amongst Tulip’s Iron-On Transfer Sheets. Personalize your tee as well as practise some distress amongst a high depression hem for a super chic tee y'all tin dismiss duo amongst jeans, leggings or fifty-fifty a skirt. I beloved the unexpected length inward the dorsum mixed amongst a cool graphic as well as an former schoolhouse experience on the front. These transfer sheets operate hence good as well as hence speedily you’ll desire to brand a ton! Let’s become started!



TOOLS & MATERIALS:
T-Shirt (many sizes larger than you’d commonly wear)
Iron
Scissors

step 1
If y'all bring missive of the alphabet stencils y'all tin dismiss purpose those, otherwise y'all tin dismiss write out or pattern your ain on paper.

Cut them out.

step 2
Trace only about your stencils onto your transfer sheets. Use a marking for this, I constitute the Tulip textile markers worked best. Otherwise it was actually difficult to come across my lines, particularly on the darker colors.

Cut them out.

step 3
Layout your words on your t-shirt. Be certain to starting fourth dimension nearly two to 2.5 inches downward from the neckline (below the ribbing) for the acme of your letters.

step 4
Heat upward your iron.

Once y'all bring your letters set out the means y'all desire them house a sparse cloth over the acme of your letters.

Be careful non to deed the letters equally y'all practise this.

step 5
Press your letters onto your t-shirt.

Keep your Fe moving inward smoothen round down movements. Do this for nearly five minutes or until your letters bring adhered to your t-shirt.

step 6
My t-shirt is an XL (normally habiliment a S), this gave me a lot to a greater extent than length as well as room to practise a to a greater extent than swingy shape similar I wanted.

Put your t-shirt on as well as grade on the shoulders where y'all desire to cut. You should likewise grade the front end of your t-shirt nearly two inches or hence below your waist where y'all desire the front end of your shirt to end.

Lay your t-shirt on a apartment surface as well as cutting inward a slight crimp from the armhole upward to where y'all marked on the shoulder.
Fold your shirt inward one-half as well as cutting the other side the same.
 

step 7
Lay your shirt out on a apartment surface.

Use a pen or pencil to grade a crimp across the front end blending downward towards the black. This volition brand the high depression hem.

step 8
Using your pair of scissors cutting modest holes all over your t-shirt.

I clustered my cuts as well as varied the sizes to brand them facial expression a niggling to a greater extent than natural.

After you’ve made your cuts, seat your hands on either side of your cuts as well as pull, this volition likewise assist to brand them facial expression to a greater extent than natural.
 
No fourth dimension to become inward now? Pin it for later!

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xoxo
Cathy