These floating cones are a sweet way to decorate for an ice cream party! You’ll need: latex balloons, a bottle of latex balloon sealant, helium tank, ribbon, scissors, craft knife, brown craft paper, brown wide-tip marker, pencil and double-sided tape.
Put scrap wood to use as letter bookends. To make, use letter stencils and pencils to mark the surface of the wood. Next, guide a jigsaw along the traced letter. Use sandpaper to smooth out any rough edges before placing the letters at each end of a bookshelf.
Ensure crafting essentials like glue sticks, scissors, glitter, craft paper, colored card stock, pens and pencils, wrapping paper, fabric scraps, assorted envelopes, stamps and stamp pads, washi tape, clear tape, beads and confetti are available for guests to use.
For a classic, masculine spin, wooden taxidermy was made for the boys' room by tracing shapes to two-inch-thick cedar planks with a pencil, then cutting them out with a jigsaw, sanding and then adding a whitewashed finish for a clean look. Picture hanging wire is attached to the back for easy, level installation.
Use icicle lights to illuminate the edge of your walkway. Each of these small water bottles contains an “icicle,” and with the help of pencils poked into the soil, balance upside down to create a row of lights. You can also use wine bottles and beer bottles for a similar effect.
These easy ombre colors found at any hardware or home improvement store provide a splash of style to announce your next gathering. You'll need the following materials for this project: paint chips, printed or handwritten party invitations and change of address information, craft knife, scissors, metal ruler or straight edge, pencil and a glue stick.
Put a playful spin on classic game taxidermy with silhouette pop art. Paint the surface of the cardboard backing in a picture frame, then trace the silhouette of a buck head to the backing with a pencil. Cover the traced silhouette with colorful buttons, fastening them in place with hot glue.
To dress up your front yard trees you'll need: plastic or metal exterior plug-in Moravian stars; black zip ties; one 12' exterior extension cord for each Moravian star; one or two 75' grounded exterior extension cord per tree; a ladder; a camera; paper; and a pencil.
Black furnishings and menswear fabrics stand out against walls painted a vibrant cranberry hue.The queen-size pencil-post bed is dressed with boutique hotel-quality linens, quilted bedding, a cozy wool throw and a ticking-stripe comforter. Turn-of-the-century walnut and poplar doors were stripped of paint and repurposed as pocket doors.
Add a fun, handmade twist to ordinary party invitations with a cute and clever ice cream shape. You'll need the following materials for this nifty project: several sheets of card stock in pastel colors, brown or tan textured card stock, scissors, felt-tip pen, pencil, glue stick, invitation envelopes, hole punch, ribbon and a downloadable ice cream cone template.
A thin black pencil-like floral pattern wall embellishment adds design and style to this white bookshelf. The design is heavy enough to make an impact, but understated enough to not disrupt the quaint, artistic display on the shelving. In addition to books, candlesticks, a glass collage mirror and sculpture art bring some color to the space.
Small details such as a magnifying makeup mirror and an additional medicine cabinet were incorporated on his and hers sides. The countertops were crema marfil with a beveled edge to match the beveled pencil liners which blends perfectly with the Diana Royale tiles. Embracing light and neutral tones, this bathroom shines out in all its glory.
Give kids surprises each day as they count down to Christmas with this handmade Advent calendar. You'll need: cardboard gift wrap or toilet paper tubes; utility knife; hot glue gun; hot glue sticks; pencil; colored craft paper; rub-on letters and numbers or vinyl letter and number stickers; small toys, candy, etc.
Buy a backpack from Sydney Paige, and they’ll donate a backpack stuffed with school supplies to a child in need. The company also sells lunch bags, pencil cases, books and other accessories and donates a matching item for each one sold. Their stylish, high-quality products are made from 100% cotton canvas, recycled 600D polyester and/or natural leather.
Pick your favorite Christmas saying and stitch it to a pillow. You will need the following materials: fleece fabric for the front and back of your pillow (size according to an existing pillow or insert OR decide on a new measurement and buy filling too), felt for the letters, pins, scissors, computer with printer, lightweight paper (for tracing), pencil and sewing machine.
Experts will tell you that roses and other deciduous shrubs, rooted from cuttings taken in fall or winter (unlike evergreens which root best in the summer), should be dipped in special hormone treatments and covered with plastic tents. But old hands know you can just stick pencil-size or smaller cuttings in good, well-drained garden soil or in pots, without the rooting stimulants.
In this small bathroom remodel, the drywall ceiling was given architectural interest using the same reclaimed barn siding that was installed along the walls. In order for material to be securely fastened to a ceiling, a stud finder is used to locate the proper placement of joists, marked with a pencil or chalk line. The material is then installed perpendicular to the joists using a nail gun or drill.
Once you've determined the proper measurements for your runner, bundle a group of 14 sticks together and secure with painter's tape. This will make it easier to cut pieces to size. Step two of this step-by-step project requires you to use a speed square or ruler, measure out the desired length and mark with a pencil.