Hair band organizer / holder ~ I used an oatmeal can and covered it with fabric.  You can paint it if you don't have fabric.  I was lucky by dona
dona
dona Hair band organizer / holder ~ I used an oatmeal can and covered it with fabric. You can paint it if you don't have fabric. I was lucky
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Cover an oatmeal can with two sheets of scrapbook paper and attached it to a candle stick with a hot glue gun. Instant headband organizer! The inside of the canister can be used for bows or other hair accessories too. by wendi
wendi
wendi Cover an oatmeal can with two sheets of scrapbook paper and attached it to a candle stick with a hot glue gun. Instant headband organizer! The inside of the canister can be used for bows or other hair accessories too.
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I used an old Kleenex box and covered it with duck tape. You can use whatever for the counting. I used cotton balls (20) and then when a student is starting to throw a fit or having a hard time following directions you have them dump out the 20 items and count them as they put it back in box until they calm down!! by ixipidor
ixipidor
ixipidor I used an old Kleenex box and covered it with duck tape. You can use whatever for the counting. I used cotton balls (20) and then when a student is starting to throw a fit or having a hard time following directions you have them dump out the 20 items and count them as they put it back in box until they calm down!!
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DIY Refinished Countertops: you can cover formica/laminate to look like stone for less than $100!!! 1.  Clean countertops with a degreaser (I used Krud Kutter) 2. Lightly sand countertops (I used a sponge sander) 3. Apply 2 coats of Glidden Gripper Primer with roller (you can have it tinted) 4. Apply desired color/finish (I chose a textured stone spray paint and used 3 coats (cover everything with drop cloths and wear a mask if you use spray by Graybird
Graybird
Graybird DIY Refinished Countertops: you can cover formica/laminate to look like stone for less than $100!!! 1. Clean countertops with a degreaser (I used Krud Kutter) 2. Lightly sand countertops (I used a sponge sander) 3. Apply 2 coats of Glidden Gripper Primer with roller (you can have it tinted) 4. Apply desired color/finish (I chose a textured stone spray paint and used 3 coats (cover everything with drop cloths and wear a mask if you use spray
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Written by @Marsha Penner Penner Myrum the previous pinner:  Closeup of blue iris.  This is my design.  I gave this to my hair dresser for a xmas gift.  If you don't have the perfect fabric, paint it.  Some of my flower petals have been painted with fabric dye to get just the right color. by graciela
graciela
graciela Written by @Marsha Penner Penner Myrum the previous pinner: Closeup of blue iris. This is my design. I gave this to my hair dresser for a xmas gift. If you don't have the perfect fabric, paint it. Some of my flower petals have been painted with fabric dye to get just the right color.
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Hair Bow Organizer / Holder ~ I used an old hanger and clipped the hook off with pliers.  I did this because the S made its own actual hook by dona
dona
dona Hair Bow Organizer / Holder ~ I used an old hanger and clipped the hook off with pliers. I did this because the S made its own actual hook
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Cut up a shoe holder and attach it to the inside of your bathroom cabinet for extra storage. You can use a shoe holder to store anything from chargers to hair baubles to cleaning supplies... this link also shows you how to make your own organizer if you don't want to buy a shoe one & cut it... by proteamundi
proteamundi
proteamundi Cut up a shoe holder and attach it to the inside of your bathroom cabinet for extra storage. You can use a shoe holder to store anything from chargers to hair baubles to cleaning supplies... this link also shows you how to make your own organizer if you don't want to buy a shoe one & cut it...
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You can get big blocks of foam at craft and fabric stores and cut them to size. Then you can sew covers for them. I made an outdoor foam block to put under my dogs bed, I just used spray adhesive and pressed the fabric on since it was waterproof and I wouldn't need to put it in a washer. by regina
regina
regina You can get big blocks of foam at craft and fabric stores and cut them to size. Then you can sew covers for them. I made an outdoor foam block to put under my dogs bed, I just used spray adhesive and pressed the fabric on since it was waterproof and I wouldn't need to put it in a washer.
Getting Crafty
So true. If you told me that I would be running miles when I was recovering from back surgery I would have laughed and told you that you had me confused with somebody else. I cry at some point during each run because my legs hurt. Not because the pain is there, but because I can feel it and it reminds me how incredibly lucky I am. by meghan
meghan
meghan So true. If you told me that I would be running miles when I was recovering from back surgery I would have laughed and told you that you had me confused with somebody else. I cry at some point during each run because my legs hurt. Not because the pain is there, but because I can feel it and it reminds me how incredibly lucky I am.
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Pinner says: I used an old Kleenex box and covered it with duck tape. You can use whatever for the counting. I used cotton balls (20) and then when a student is starting to throw a fit or having a hard time following directions you have them dump out the 20 items and count them as they put it back in box until they calm down!! by jill
jill
jill Pinner says: I used an old Kleenex box and covered it with duck tape. You can use whatever for the counting. I used cotton balls (20) and then when a student is starting to throw a fit or having a hard time following directions you have them dump out the 20 items and count them as they put it back in box until they calm down!!
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So true. If you told me that I would be running miles when I was recovering from back surgery I would have laughed and told you that you had me confused with somebody else. I cry at some point during each run because my legs hurt. Not because the pain is there, but because I can feel it and it reminds me how incredibly lucky I am. by KELLIMeex
KELLIMeex
KELLIMeex So true. If you told me that I would be running miles when I was recovering from back surgery I would have laughed and told you that you had me confused with somebody else. I cry at some point during each run because my legs hurt. Not because the pain is there, but because I can feel it and it reminds me how incredibly lucky I am.
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Can you imagine if that was your bathroom sink? I don't know if I'd actually want to use it. by noelle hyland
noelle hyland
noelle hyland Can you imagine if that was your bathroom sink? I don't know if I'd actually want to use it.
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Survival Straps-All the gear is designed so that in an emergency situation, you can unravel the bracelet and deploy the paracord for use. Don't hesitate to unravel your Survival Strap. If you do use your Survival Strap, simply send us your story and a picture of how it was used, and we will send you a new one, free of charge. by josephine
josephine
josephine Survival Straps-All the gear is designed so that in an emergency situation, you can unravel the bracelet and deploy the paracord for use. Don't hesitate to unravel your Survival Strap. If you do use your Survival Strap, simply send us your story and a picture of how it was used, and we will send you a new one, free of charge.
Paper love
The #1 piece of advice I can give you is to get the paint I used.  The paint store lady swore by this, and boy was she right!  I guess she works there for a reason. I did nothing to this door but wipe it down with some light soap and water.  No prep, no sanding, no priming.  As a matter of fact, there is no priming needed for this paint.    I only bought a quart of it, and it has lasted through the back door, my barstools, and most of my bathroom cabinets.  I still have about 1/4 left! by latoya
latoya
latoya The #1 piece of advice I can give you is to get the paint I used. The paint store lady swore by this, and boy was she right! I guess she works there for a reason. I did nothing to this door but wipe it down with some light soap and water. No prep, no sanding, no priming. As a matter of fact, there is no priming needed for this paint. I only bought a quart of it, and it has lasted through the back door, my barstools, and most of my bathroom cabinets. I still have about 1/4 left!
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Restoring teak furniture  What You Need:  Rubber Gloves  Two Brushes  Medium Grit Sandpaper  Soft Bristle Brush or Steel Wool  TSP (a cleaning agent) and a bucket of warm water  Teak Oil  Polyurethane    Instructions:    Clean: If you are dealing with teak turned old and grey you will be surprised at how this step alone will begin to transform your piece. Using a soft bristle brush or steel wool, thoroughly scrub the wood with warm water and a detergent like TSP. This gets rid of the oxidation and dirt that has built up and given the wood its silvery patina. Depending on the state of your teak this step can take quite a while and require some serious arm work. If you're starting out with some really weathered teak you will begin to see some serious transformation here as the wood's true color starts to make its appearance.    Sand: You'll need to get some medium grit sanding blocks and sand your teak by hand to even out the top layer of wood. Try to get the color as even as possible.    Dry Time: If you're like me this is the hardest part. I am so impatient that once I start I just want to keep going till it's finished, but I assure you this step is really important. Your newly cleaned teak needs a few days of drying time so that the oil you will put on in the next step can fully saturate deep into the wood's pores.    Oil: These next two steps are very toxic so make sure you are in a well ventilated area before you start applying these chemicals. Now that the wood is good and dry you are ready to apply the oil. Go get some good quality Teak Oil, a brush and some rubber gloves and lightly brush the oil over all surfaces three times each. You must do this a minimum of four rounds with an hour in-between allowing time for the oil to fully saturate the wood. Apply as many times as needed until you get the desired color of wood.    Seal: At this time your teak should be looking as good as new. After all the work you've put in you may be tempted to call it quits, but you still have one more step. You have only restored the teak's natural oil at this point but haven't protected it from further damage. That's where the polyurethane comes in to seal in the oil and protect the surface. Paint on a few coats and let dry for a few days, and you'll be ready to sit back, relax and enjoy your newly restored Teak furniture.    Store: Going from Los Angeles to Seattle I completely failed to do this step last winter so I thought I would throw it in. I used to live outside and never had to give a second thought to my outdoor furniture so upon moving to this new climate I was a bit stubborn and naive about the correct upkeep. So if you don't live somewhere that has year round summer then you should either cover your furniture or bring it into an unheated garage. I say unheated because temperature changes and excess heat can crack your wood.      MORE TEAK RESTORATION ON APARTMENT THERAPY:  How To Care For Teak Furniture by babyblu3
babyblu3
babyblu3 Restoring teak furniture What You Need: Rubber Gloves Two Brushes Medium Grit Sandpaper Soft Bristle Brush or Steel Wool TSP (a cleaning agent) and a bucket of warm water Teak Oil Polyurethane Instructions: Clean: If you are dealing with teak turned old and grey you will be surprised at how this step alone will begin to transform your piece. Using a soft bristle brush or steel wool, thoroughly scrub the wood with warm water and a detergent like TSP. This gets rid of the oxidation and dirt that has built up and given the wood its silvery patina. Depending on the state of your teak this step can take quite a while and require some serious arm work. If you're starting out with some really weathered teak you will begin to see some serious transformation here as the wood's true color starts to make its appearance. Sand: You'll need to get some medium grit sanding blocks and sand your teak by hand to even out the top layer of wood. Try to get the color as even as possible. Dry Time: If you're like me this is the hardest part. I am so impatient that once I start I just want to keep going till it's finished, but I assure you this step is really important. Your newly cleaned teak needs a few days of drying time so that the oil you will put on in the next step can fully saturate deep into the wood's pores. Oil: These next two steps are very toxic so make sure you are in a well ventilated area before you start applying these chemicals. Now that the wood is good and dry you are ready to apply the oil. Go get some good quality Teak Oil, a brush and some rubber gloves and lightly brush the oil over all surfaces three times each. You must do this a minimum of four rounds with an hour in-between allowing time for the oil to fully saturate the wood. Apply as many times as needed until you get the desired color of wood. Seal: At this time your teak should be looking as good as new. After all the work you've put in you may be tempted to call it quits, but you still have one more step. You have only restored the teak's natural oil at this point but haven't protected it from further damage. That's where the polyurethane comes in to seal in the oil and protect the surface. Paint on a few coats and let dry for a few days, and you'll be ready to sit back, relax and enjoy your newly restored Teak furniture. Store: Going from Los Angeles to Seattle I completely failed to do this step last winter so I thought I would throw it in. I used to live outside and never had to give a second thought to my outdoor furniture so upon moving to this new climate I was a bit stubborn and naive about the correct upkeep. So if you don't live somewhere that has year round summer then you should either cover your furniture or bring it into an unheated garage. I say unheated because temperature changes and excess heat can crack your wood. MORE TEAK RESTORATION ON APARTMENT THERAPY: How To Care For Teak Furniture
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Crayon hot rocks:  If you have not done this yet, you need to. Simply warm up the rocks in the oven (I did 220 for 10 minutes), then put them on a stack of newspapers (or something else you don't care if it gets crayon in it) and let the little ones go to town. Just remind them it is hot. I have done it with 2 1/2 year olds with no problem. My little lady often brings in rocks for me to "cook" so she can paint them by jimmie
jimmie
jimmie Crayon hot rocks: If you have not done this yet, you need to. Simply warm up the rocks in the oven (I did 220 for 10 minutes), then put them on a stack of newspapers (or something else you don't care if it gets crayon in it) and let the little ones go to town. Just remind them it is hot. I have done it with 2 1/2 year olds with no problem. My little lady often brings in rocks for me to "cook" so she can paint them
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Previous Pinner says: Crayon hot rocks:  If you have not done this yet, you need to. Simply warm up the rocks in the oven (I did 220 for 10 minutes), then put them on a stack of newspapers (or something else you don't care if it gets crayon in it) and let the little ones go to town. Just remind them it is hot. I have done it with 2 1/2 year olds with no problem. My little lady often brings in rocks for me to "cook" so she can paint them by jimmie
jimmie
jimmie Previous Pinner says: Crayon hot rocks: If you have not done this yet, you need to. Simply warm up the rocks in the oven (I did 220 for 10 minutes), then put them on a stack of newspapers (or something else you don't care if it gets crayon in it) and let the little ones go to town. Just remind them it is hot. I have done it with 2 1/2 year olds with no problem. My little lady often brings in rocks for me to "cook" so she can paint them
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~ this image was collected before i knew pinterest existed, so i don't have the link. if you have an idea where i got this, drop me a line, by joytotheworld
joytotheworld
joytotheworld ~ this image was collected before i knew pinterest existed, so i don't have the link. if you have an idea where i got this, drop me a line,
idea!
As I move in to a role where I will be working with other colleagues on a more formal basis when it comes to e-learning, I have been reflecting upon different Apps. I was thinking about SAMR and which Apps can have transformative learning linked to them, if used properly. The list started growing... by jill
jill
jill As I move in to a role where I will be working with other colleagues on a more formal basis when it comes to e-learning, I have been reflecting upon different Apps. I was thinking about SAMR and which Apps can have transformative learning linked to them, if used properly. The list started growing...
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My mom was an amazing mom! I was a lucky girl to have you! Miss you... by marjorie
marjorie
marjorie My mom was an amazing mom! I was a lucky girl to have you! Miss you...
things for my home
This project was made using my Silhouette (which I love). Don't have a Silhouette? That's ok, you can still make this. Raise your hand if you have any birthdays in June. I'm raising both hands and ... by saundra
saundra
saundra This project was made using my Silhouette (which I love). Don't have a Silhouette? That's ok, you can still make this. Raise your hand if you have any birthdays in June. I'm raising both hands and ...
DIY
Don't worry, I have it covered by AnGeLEyEzzz89
AnGeLEyEzzz89
AnGeLEyEzzz89 Don't worry, I have it covered
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Built-in receptacles in a pullout drawer. I like the idea, especially if you have an abundance of often-used cutlery and kitchen tools, but I have to think this is problematic because it's awkward or not possible to open the cabinet with food-covered hands. But that's just me... by janice
janice
janice Built-in receptacles in a pullout drawer. I like the idea, especially if you have an abundance of often-used cutlery and kitchen tools, but I have to think this is problematic because it's awkward or not possible to open the cabinet with food-covered hands. But that's just me...
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I love this summer look on her...  but I was trying on some vintage shorts and I don't know if I could pull it off....  Maybe you have to by marlene
marlene
marlene I love this summer look on her... but I was trying on some vintage shorts and I don't know if I could pull it off.... Maybe you have to
Wardrobe Inspiration
before and after my home made no streak tanning cream If tested, and it lasts for 3 days.. It fade a little after every shower/bath. What to do:- 1-Get some cocoa powder 2tbps depending in how tan you want to be. (I used 2) 2-any moisturiser you have 3-a empty bottle 4-cotton buds, or anything that can help you apply the cream 5-mix it all together you should end up with a brown mix. Don't worry, it won't be that dark on your skin. Good for by seija
seija
seija before and after my home made no streak tanning cream If tested, and it lasts for 3 days.. It fade a little after every shower/bath. What to do:- 1-Get some cocoa powder 2tbps depending in how tan you want to be. (I used 2) 2-any moisturiser you have 3-a empty bottle 4-cotton buds, or anything that can help you apply the cream 5-mix it all together you should end up with a brown mix. Don't worry, it won't be that dark on your skin. Good for
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Did you know you can paint tile? You can. You can even use multi-purpose craft paint if you like! Tutorial, kinds of paint to use, and an update on if it worked! by jan
jan
jan Did you know you can paint tile? You can. You can even use multi-purpose craft paint if you like! Tutorial, kinds of paint to use, and an update on if it worked!
Foods and Drinks
Fabric bouquet. genius. You don't have to worry about the flowers wilting and you can keep it forever! by hollie
hollie
hollie Fabric bouquet. genius. You don't have to worry about the flowers wilting and you can keep it forever!
Our Wedding
Avocado Chicken Salad I used half an avocado, one can chunk white chicken, one boiled egg, and a little mayo and mustard to hold it all together. If your avocado is ripe enough you don't need the mayo/mustard but mine wasn't creamy enough. Delish and lots of protein. by loraine
loraine
loraine Avocado Chicken Salad I used half an avocado, one can chunk white chicken, one boiled egg, and a little mayo and mustard to hold it all together. If your avocado is ripe enough you don't need the mayo/mustard but mine wasn't creamy enough. Delish and lots of protein.
Delicious Treats
how to stop and prevent jewelry discoloration - coat a necklace with clear acrylic spray paint. The coating should give to the jewel an extra protection against air and rubbing. Clear nail polish can also be used but you will eventually obtain a thicker layer of paint and you'll have to repaint it from time to time. by jayne
jayne
jayne how to stop and prevent jewelry discoloration - coat a necklace with clear acrylic spray paint. The coating should give to the jewel an extra protection against air and rubbing. Clear nail polish can also be used but you will eventually obtain a thicker layer of paint and you'll have to repaint it from time to time.
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growth chart for the kids (You can take it with you if you move, and you don't have to worry about painting over it like you would a door frame!) by vhubie
vhubie
vhubie growth chart for the kids (You can take it with you if you move, and you don't have to worry about painting over it like you would a door frame!)
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To paint it, I used some glazing compund and adrop of black and pink paint (Shadows have a purple hint to them) I used a paint roller with very little paint on it,and rooled over it.Worked perfect! by carol.hasky
carol.hasky
carol.hasky To paint it, I used some glazing compund and adrop of black and pink paint (Shadows have a purple hint to them) I used a paint roller with very little paint on it,and rooled over it.Worked perfect!
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