Materials: Mugs (oven and dishwasher safe) Porcelain paint (pen or tube with a nozzle) Painters tape Steps: Tape the mug into sections. Paint your desired patterns Bake in the oven according to your paint directions.
DIY PROJECT INSTRUCTIONS
Materials: Pom poms, in colours of your choice Hot glue gun Cork coasters Steps: Use the hot glue to stick your pom poms down. You can work with whatever patterns and variations that you like!
Materials: Air plants of your choice Round timber post capital Vice Hand saw Sandpaper Drill, speedbit and small drill bit Wire and brass hook Cutters Safety glasses and goggles Steps: Secure your post capital in a vice and cut the top off with your hand saw. Sand the sawn edge to create a more circular […]
Materials: Copper pipe 6x copper capillary elbows 2x copper capillary tee 2x copper capillary end cap Pipe cutter Drill and bits Rivets Rivet gun Copper paint and small brush (optional) Steps: To fit a 15 inch laptop, cut your pipe into 2x28cm, 2x31cm and 2×6.5cm pieces. To assemble, slide each copper tee over one end […]
Materials: White ceramic plates Dark blue nail polish Light blue nail polish Large plastic tub Water Skewer Steps: Fill your plastic tub with water. Pour in a little of each nail polish. Quickly, but gently swirl the colours together. Dip half of your plate into the water, allow the nail polish to adhere for a […]
Materials: Bonsai soil Peat moss Water Plant of choice Sheet moss Florist wire, cut and bent into a ‘U’ shape Builders string or twine Steps: Remove as much of the soil from your plant as possible. Mix one part bonsai soil, two parts peat moss. Add a small amount of water, just enough so that […]
Materials: Old guitar Scissors Pencil or marker Ruler Jigsaw or handsaw Sandpaper and block or electric sander Pine White and black paint Screwdriver, drill bit and screw Clear varnish Steps: Cut the guitar strings. Mark a border along the face of the guitar and cut out with the jigsaw. Sand the edges. Mark and […]
Materials: 3 tsp rubbing alcohol 1 bottle essential oil Water 300ml spray bottle Steps: Add your rubbing alcohol and essential oil to the bottle. Fill the rest with water and shake. Spray the toilet bowl 3 – 5 times before you go.
Materials: Faux fur or sheepskin rug Batting Upholstery dust lining or cambric fabric 4 x 400mm high wooden legs and brackets 300mm x 700mm ply Drill and screws Staple gun Steps: Attach your wooden legs to your piece of ply using your drill and screws. Cut your batting to size and cover with your upholstery […]
Materials: 3 pieces of 600mm L x 25mm W dowel 1 x 20L bucket 1 x 10kg bag cement mix Water (check your cement mix bag to see how much is needed) Disposable gloves Steps: Slowly combine the cement mix with water. Slide your dowel in Allow 30 hours for the stool to be […]
Materials: White air-dry clay Blue air-dry clay Rolling pin Greaseproof paper Cookie cutter Small bowl/dish Gold paint and small paintbrush Steps: Start rolling out your white clay over greaseproof paper to make it more malleable. Pinch off chunks of blue clay and scatter them across your white clay. Fold the clay back on itself […]
Materials: Cushion covers Powdered dye packets, in colours of your choice Oven rack Plastic tub, large enough for the oven tray to sit on Disposable gloves Lots of ice! Steps: Prewash your cushion covers. Set your oven rack over the plastic tub and add your cushion covers over the top, scrunching and arranging them however […]