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  • Recycling clothing: Winter Garden Shibori Scarf tutorial

    Green crafts, Needle crafts, Recycle, Sewing  |  0 Commentrecycling clothing: winter garden shibori scarf tutorial

    by Betz WhiteShibori is a term for traditional Japanese resistance dye techniques. Similar techniques can be used when felting wool. Various objects are tied into the wool fabric as a "resist" before felting.Keeping parts of the fabric from felting creates amazing three dimensional surfaces. The Winter Garden design takes this technique one step further. To add a little extra pop and dimension, I've added shibori flower appliques to the scarf. MATERIALS unfelted feltable wool sweaters washing machine sewing machine (optional) scissors cotton string corks, beads, coins, buttons (Several of one these items, or a mix

  • Coffee Bag Necklace tutorial

    Cutting paper, Green crafts, Paper crafts, Recycle  |  0 Commentcoffee bag necklace tutorial

      It’s true! To make your own, here’s what you’ll need: Coffee bags (I got 2 flowers out of each of my bags) 1 1/2 inch circle punch or template Felt Scrap fabric Buttons Bias tape or ribbon Glue Embroidery floss Fishing line Sewing needle Scissors Start by cleaning your coffee bags. Cut off the bottoms and cut them open along the side seam to open them up into a flat sheet, then wipe any residual coffee from the inside of the bag with a damp rag. Coffee bags come in so many different colors, which makes them perfect for making flowers! (I’ve

  • recycled cardboard box sculpture

    Green crafts, Recycle  |  0 Commentrecycled cardboard box sculpture

    I had to cut the shapes because a cardboard box is much too difficult to cut for a preschooler.  I used heavy duty scissors, but you could always use an exacto blade! The heavy duty scissors were quick and easy though! I asked Cassie what shapes she would like and I cut them as she told me! After the shapes were cut out Cassie painted all the shapes! She really enjoyed this! There were lots to paint! On one day Cassie painted the first side of the shapes and the next day she

  • Recycling waste

    Green crafts, Origami, Paper crafts, Recycle  |  0 Commentrecycling waste

    Stars out of gum wrappers So, let's begin. What we need: wrappers, scissors, PVA glue. Take the wrapper, makes him a square: Fold wrapper in half twice, on the need to find a center: Bends side to the center: The resulting square add up the two: One side of the straight the back: And bend in half. The result was the tongue: In the same way we do 7 more stuff, just stuff should be 8. Getting to paste the tongue: So do all one after the other glue: That's it! Our star of the wrappers is ready! Good luck!

  • Recycling old light bulbs.

    Green crafts, Recycle  |  0 Commentrecycling old light bulbs.

      Here - pulled from the site thereof, the idea can be attached to the subject of old light bulbs: "We need to take a strip of beautiful fabric, fold it povdol (both times to coat) and then contracted on one side, sew a button from the bottom and top - down. And you can do in a few layers - small, small, smaller. Decorate to taste. " Here's how to decorate the balls from the Obie Look what a wonderful Christmas tree. like the angels of the brushes for curtains, you can add to

  • Decorating tin: mosaic decor

    Green crafts, Recycle  |  0 Commentdecorating tin: mosaic decor

    Recycling tin and ceramic Interesting design idea how zadekorirovat ordinary tin can and make it a great cup for pencils, pens, brushes and other stationery. In this embodiment, used as decoration foam, such as a ceiling. He is thin, easy to cut and glued, as a result of the bank acquires the effect of ceramic mosaics. Very nice and creative. What is needed: tin ground styrofoam office knife acrylic paint (white for the paint seams, colored to penoplatsta on your taste) glue for sealing joints, you can use grout, sealer, putty sponge   How it works: Take the jar (it should be dry and clean) and

  • Recycling work: Pendant lamp

    Green crafts, Home and garden, Home decor, Recycle  |  0 Commentrecycling work: pendant lamp

    What is needed:   ball or inflated balloon desired size quick-drying glue (available PVA) Jute Twine marker newspaper or old rags pendant lamp or an old bulb   How it works: On the ball or ball marker to draw a circle, which we do not touch during operation. Cover the work surface of a newspaper or old rags. Dip the rope in the glue and gently wrap the ball in different directions, perekreschivaya rope. For greater durability, apply with a brush some glue on the entire surface of the already wound twine. We are waiting to dry. After drying, carefully and slowly blow away and

  • Hedgehog of the sock

    Garden, Green crafts, Home and garden, Recycle  |  0 Commenthedgehog of the sock

    In this time of year seems to have only fresh greens, heat and Sunlight. Accelerate Approximation warm days - settle on the window sill herb funny characters. What is needed? Materials sock ground seeds several large beads or buttons 1. Put a sock in a Small amount of clean Soil to the Future Provides three-dimensional muzzle Hedgehog, without "spines"-Blades. Mix the Soil with the seeds and fill them the rest of the sock. 2. Tie a string or SOCKS with Thick Elastic. Cut away the excess with sharp scissors. 3. Place the "Hedgehog" on the Plastic Plate, Hiding a Part fastened down. Form the

  • Ice light with flowers and leaves

    Candle, Green crafts, Natural crafts, Other crafts  |  0 Commentice light with flowers and leaves

    Made simple: take a nice greens, put in a salad bowl, is inserted into another (smaller) and filled with water. After that, construction is removed in a plastic bag and sent to the freezer. Lamp keeps the smell of flowers. Melts at the same time with a candle:)    

  • Music Wind and Fire

    Candle, Green crafts, Holiday & seasonal crafts, Other crafts, Parties, Recycle  |  0 Commentmusic wind and fire

    These wonderful hanging candle holders are especially good in the garden. One has only to stop for a moment and listen as the pour magic music of wind and fire. Tssss! :)    

  • What can be done out of old maps

    Cards, Cutting paper, Green crafts, Paper crafts, Recycle  |  0 Commentwhat can be done out of old maps

  • Brooches and pins from the lenses of eyeglasses

    Green crafts, Recycle  |  0 Commentbrooches and pins from the lenses of eyeglasses

    Not far off the autumn season that will bring a welcome freshness, and this means that we will begin to wear more warm clothes. Jackets, sweaters, jackets, these things after the bright summer seem a bit dull. So let them decorate the little bright brooches, which can be made out of old glasses. Incidentally, the same way you can do a lot of other interesting things, such as hairpins or rezinochki   Remove the lens of spectacles, pick up bright and interesting segment of tissue. Apply a transparent PVA glue on the concave plane of the