Monday, 28 January 2013

Marc Jacobs T-shirt (D.I.Y)

diy mod tee inspiration

Supplies : 
Plain White T-shirt, Black Fabric Paint, 
Scotch Tape, Sponge.

diy mod tee steps

1. Tape two parallel lines on the front of the shirt for how tall you want your lines.
2. Layer tape to be about 1.5″ thick for the lines, or use some tape that thickness.
3. Place one strip of tape down the middle of the parallel lines.
4-5. Repeat until you have 6 white boxes of shirt to paint (7 vertical stripes of tape).
6-7. Squirt fabric paint into the first box and spread with the foam brush.
8. Repeat until all boxes are filled in and let dry.
9. Peel off the tape and it’s ready to wear!

Saturday, 12 January 2013

New Year, New Calender...

Materials Needed:
 poster frame, fabric, hot glue gun, 35 coloured card, scissors, fabric glue, foam brush.
* the poster frame measures: 22 3/8 x 34 inches.

1. Remove the edges from the poster frame.

2. Cover the cardboard insert with your chosen fabric, using your hot glue gun to secure it on the back. Pull it tightly to keep the fabric smooth.

3. Cut your coloured card into your shapes.

4. Arrange your coloured card on your sheet of cardboard.

5. Apply fabric glue to the back of your pieces of card.
Use it sparingly and apply lightly with a foam brush or the card may bubble.

6. Make some printed days of the week and glue to the top using your fabric glue.
* See image below as an example

7. Use a dry wipe pen to fill in your calender.

8. Then all you need to do is hang it up.

Animal Jars

These make really cute Easter gifts - 
fill your bunny jars with mini chocolate eggs. 

It works with any plastic toy really... I have seen this done with different plastic toys but I thought with Easter being next i'll post this one. 

Tools and Materials
* Sitting Rabbit
* Standing Rabbit
* Glass Jars
* Spray Paint - Colours of your choice
* Super Glue

Making bunny jars

How To Make
Begin by carefully gluing the rabbit to the jar lid and allow to dry.
Place the lid of a bit of newspaper, following the instructions of the spray paint, carefully spray the rabbit and the lid until you have an even coat of paint and none of the original colours are visible anymore... leave to dry.
Once dried fill your jar with your Easter treats.

Bunny jars to fill for Easter

Aqua bunny jars

Bunny jar filled with eggs

Bunny jars for Easter by Torie Jayne
Sourced: Torie Jayne