Place a crystal stopper in a glass bottle and use it for your bubble bath or bath oil.
Rebecca at A Daily Something crafted this minimalist elegant cheese board.
Supplies: plastic bucket for mixing, cement mix (Rebecca recommends Rockite or Cement All because they are very fine and dry quite smoothly), water, measuring cup, stir stick, wire whisk, plastic mold (such as Tupperware or anything plastic that is somewhat pliable), canola oil, paper towel, and drop cloth.
1. Spread out the drop cloth, then gather all your supplies and place them on it; once you mix your concrete, you’ll want to work quickly since it is fast drying.
2. Lightly coat the inside of the plastic mold with canola oil to prevent the concrete from sticking.
3. Mix concrete in plastic bucket; use about a 4-1 ratio of cement mix to water. First pour water into the bucket, then slowly add cement mixture while constantly stirring. You may want to start with a paint stir stick, then transition to a wire whisk to smooth out the lumps. The less water you use, the stronger your concrete will be (but you want to use enough water so that the mixture pours easily, and drys smooth).
4. After mixture is completely smooth, pour into plastic mold. Place on a level surface and allow to set for an hour.
5. After your concrete is dry, turn mold upside down and the board should just slide out. Be careful to catch the board! If necessary, sand edges of board with fine sandpaper.
Voila! This simple board goes beautifully with any decor.
Weaving is a fun activity that most children enjoy. Here is a fun tutorial on how to weave on branches. After a quick lesson, most kids are weaving like pros. So go on and grab some branches and let's weave!
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Breakfast can be a hazardous affair when you’ve got kids. These DIY Concrete Egg Bunkers from will keep the eggs safe and sound until the kids are ready to gobble them up. Enjoy!
- Concrete mix (available at your local hardware store)
- An egg
- Small cardboard (for mold)
- Vegetable oil (to remove egg from mold)
- Plastic wrap
- Acrylic paint
Here's a great DIY project that can be hung just about anywhere.
You will need:
matte board 3" X 4"
leaves, delicate flowers, lace ... really anything flat with some sort of texture
3M Spray Glue
inexpensive aluminum foil
the $1 a can matte black spray paint found at Home Depot ... seriously, you want the cheap stuff
0000 steel wool
canvas, matte board or even cardboard for the background
Head over to Cassie Stephens to see the full tutorial
A charming collection of old tiles framed.
Old prints with a clean look
Arrangement of vintage photos in black frames
A floor to ceiling display
A Pottery Barn Style display