Materials: 2 x t-shirts (XL works best) Sharp scissors 2 x cushions / stuffing Steps: Lay the t-shirt on a table, graphic-side up. Carefully cut the t-shirt from the neck to the sleeve. Then cut up both side seams of t-shirt so that you’re left with 2 seperate halves of the t-shirt. Carefully cut both halves of the […]
DIY PROJECT INSTRUCTIONS
Materials: 5 recycled glass bottles 5 corks 5 eyelet screws Lamp socket Pendant lamp cord set Light globe 3 x 60cm pieces of chain Hot glue gun Cable ties Steps: Line the inside lip of each bottle with some hot glue, before securely inserting a cork. Allow to dry. Insert an eyelet screw into […]
Materials: Mason jars (with lids) 1kg Soy wax flakes Pre-wax wicks with tabs Wooden stick with a hole or a peg (to secure wicks in place) Citronella oil Peppermint oil Fresh thyme Steps: Stick your wick on the tab and place in the middle of the mason jar. Secure wick in place with a wooden […]
Materials: Record bowl: Record Terracota pot Baking tray Cassette holder: 4 casette tapes Hot glue gun Small wooden base plate or cardboard cut to the size of a square (use cassette diameters as a guide) Steps: Record bowl: Turn a terracotta pot upside down and sit on a baking tray Sit a record on the […]
Materials: 500g air hardening clay 3 tealights A sharp knife Glass of water Steps: Divide clay into three portions. Form each portion into a pebble shape. Press your thumbs inside the clay to make an indent for the tealight. Take a tealight and press it firmly into your ball of clay. Ensure there is enough room to be […]
Materials: 4 pieces of standard pine (2 x pieces cut to 500mm; 2 pieces cut to 300mm) with straight cuts 1 piece of standard pine cut at 300mm with 45 degree angle cuts (sash piece) Drill 12 screws 2 pieces of chicken wire (300mm x 300mm) Paint / paintbrush (optional) Staple gun / staples Wire […]
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.
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 […]