This is a black iron piece of scrollwork that I paid next to nothing for. I purchased two and placed them in the doorway between my kitchen by terri
terri
terri This is a black iron piece of scrollwork that I paid next to nothing for. I purchased two and placed them in the doorway between my kitchen
Science and Nature
Dual Meaning Typography - This piece is particularly relevant to my content dealing with deception and manipulation of information. Each line is a contradicting statement using colour and reading direction to distingush between the two. I feel what is important here is the way in which it is hard to read but done in a way that it is still legible and clearly communicative. by carol.hasky
carol.hasky
carol.hasky Dual Meaning Typography - This piece is particularly relevant to my content dealing with deception and manipulation of information. Each line is a contradicting statement using colour and reading direction to distingush between the two. I feel what is important here is the way in which it is hard to read but done in a way that it is still legible and clearly communicative.
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I posted a short version of this in the props section a few weeks back. I have had some requests for a more detailed tut so here it is. As I stated in the prior post I wanted an easy way to illuminate my graveyard tombstones and other props. Be cost effective and simple enough that anyone can do it. Please keep in mind that all of the USB hubs and connectors I paid nothing for. These were being recycled out at work and IT was glad to see them by ladylynne213
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ladylynne213 I posted a short version of this in the props section a few weeks back. I have had some requests for a more detailed tut so here it is. As I stated in the prior post I wanted an easy way to illuminate my graveyard tombstones and other props. Be cost effective and simple enough that anyone can do it. Please keep in mind that all of the USB hubs and connectors I paid nothing for. These were being recycled out at work and IT was glad to see them
halloween
I mess with them all the time I can't stand when they call there's nothing that they're going to offer me that I need so I make it my purpose to go out of my way to make that time on the phone with me as horrible as possible. And the enjoyment that I get from annoying the crap out of them is well worth the call that they gave me, but this guy's experience just nailed me. Check out this conversation :) That's a good one, they get paid either way. So why not get a little enjoyment from… by Amba09
Amba09
Amba09 I mess with them all the time I can't stand when they call there's nothing that they're going to offer me that I need so I make it my purpose to go out of my way to make that time on the phone with me as horrible as possible. And the enjoyment that I get from annoying the crap out of them is well worth the call that they gave me, but this guy's experience just nailed me. Check out this conversation :) That's a good one, they get paid either way. So why not get a little enjoyment from…
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I chose to keep my hair parted in the front just to make it easier. I grabbed one of my favorite elastic headbands and placed it on top of my hair and pulled it down a little bit to make it snug. With the hair at the back of my head, I simply separated a couple pieces, twisted them, and tucked them up and into the headband. And that is it. This style is so so so simple. by valeria
valeria
valeria I chose to keep my hair parted in the front just to make it easier. I grabbed one of my favorite elastic headbands and placed it on top of my hair and pulled it down a little bit to make it snug. With the hair at the back of my head, I simply separated a couple pieces, twisted them, and tucked them up and into the headband. And that is it. This style is so so so simple.
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To hear the laughter of a child, To wake up next to the love of your life, To know that God has placed them on this is earth for you..  YOU ARE BLESSED by dona
dona
dona To hear the laughter of a child, To wake up next to the love of your life, To know that God has placed them on this is earth for you.. YOU ARE BLESSED
Daily Inspiration
The most wonderful gift I’ve ever given cost me almost nothing. I contacted friends and family members and asked them to send me memories and old pictures of my grandfather. Then I wrote one memory (or printed one picture)on each of 365  pieces of cardstock. I folded each in half and secured it with a bit of tape, then placed them all in a big jar I decorated. Every morning for the next year, my grandfather would take out a paper, open it, and see what other people cherished in him. He loved it. by aftr
aftr
aftr The most wonderful gift I’ve ever given cost me almost nothing. I contacted friends and family members and asked them to send me memories and old pictures of my grandfather. Then I wrote one memory (or printed one picture)on each of 365 pieces of cardstock. I folded each in half and secured it with a bit of tape, then placed them all in a big jar I decorated. Every morning for the next year, my grandfather would take out a paper, open it, and see what other people cherished in him. He loved it.
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KATHY DREW QUILTING STUDIO [12] One of the things I have really enjoyed is a thrown together gizmo that sits on my longarm and holds all my tools.  I used two curtain rods and placed them  over the rollers of my longarm. Drawer organizers were attached to the curtain rods with double sided mounting tape.  Then fill them up with all your tools.    I can’t tell you how many steps I have saved.  I have one on each of my machines and even when the rollers are moving the container stays in place. by arlene
arlene
arlene KATHY DREW QUILTING STUDIO [12] One of the things I have really enjoyed is a thrown together gizmo that sits on my longarm and holds all my tools. I used two curtain rods and placed them over the rollers of my longarm. Drawer organizers were attached to the curtain rods with double sided mounting tape. Then fill them up with all your tools. I can’t tell you how many steps I have saved. I have one on each of my machines and even when the rollers are moving the container stays in place.
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By Patsy Collins. Place waxed paper & a piece of typing paper in Cuttlebug folder & embossed. (typing paper added so waxed paper won't tear) Placed the embossed waxed paper between two pieces of glossy cardstock, glossy sides toward the waxed paper. (You can use only one piece of glossy if you wish.) Placed this sandwich between 2 pieces of typing paper. Pressed this stack with a hot iron to melt the wax into the glossy cardstock. Sponged ink by graciela
graciela
graciela By Patsy Collins. Place waxed paper & a piece of typing paper in Cuttlebug folder & embossed. (typing paper added so waxed paper won't tear) Placed the embossed waxed paper between two pieces of glossy cardstock, glossy sides toward the waxed paper. (You can use only one piece of glossy if you wish.) Placed this sandwich between 2 pieces of typing paper. Pressed this stack with a hot iron to melt the wax into the glossy cardstock. Sponged ink
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This is the most beautiful arrangement/quote ever! "to hear laughter of a child, to wake up next to the love of your life, to know that God has placed them on earth for you... you are blessed. by dada.sindrestean
dada.sindrestean
dada.sindrestean This is the most beautiful arrangement/quote ever! "to hear laughter of a child, to wake up next to the love of your life, to know that God has placed them on earth for you... you are blessed.
ideas
7 simple steps to create cheap easy built in closet storage, cleaning tips, closet, diy, shelving ideas, storage ideas, Next I placed the shelves on top of the supports and used finishing nails and a hammer to secure the shelves to the wall supports After that I threw on two coats of high gloss white paint to finish them off Pretty pretty by opal
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opal 7 simple steps to create cheap easy built in closet storage, cleaning tips, closet, diy, shelving ideas, storage ideas, Next I placed the shelves on top of the supports and used finishing nails and a hammer to secure the shelves to the wall supports After that I threw on two coats of high gloss white paint to finish them off Pretty pretty
Jewelry I Love
This is the monster that lives under my bed. This is the creature the tells me everything will be okay, and then rips all the good away like a badly placed band aid.  This is the shadow I see out of the corner of my eye, waiting for the right moment to pounce. This is the thing that belongs to the bony fingers I feel brush across my arm when I reach for my blade. This is who I am. by nanette
nanette
nanette This is the monster that lives under my bed. This is the creature the tells me everything will be okay, and then rips all the good away like a badly placed band aid. This is the shadow I see out of the corner of my eye, waiting for the right moment to pounce. This is the thing that belongs to the bony fingers I feel brush across my arm when I reach for my blade. This is who I am.
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The design of this game is to help students see the connection between the comparative value of each number and the quantity while applying these concepts to the skills of addition. My kinders were having difficulty thinking through how the order of numbers can aid them in addition, so I designed this game to incorporate a number-line style playing mat to teach them to use the order of numbers as a tool. {number line connected to object places} To differentiate the game, there are two l... by brendaq
brendaq
brendaq The design of this game is to help students see the connection between the comparative value of each number and the quantity while applying these concepts to the skills of addition. My kinders were having difficulty thinking through how the order of numbers can aid them in addition, so I designed this game to incorporate a number-line style playing mat to teach them to use the order of numbers as a tool. {number line connected to object places} To differentiate the game, there are two l...
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I would love to work on a variation of this here. In our own home, there is a closet along the left-hand side of the doorway, but I believe it would pull nicely with a touch of paneling for the opposite side. That way, with my intention of bringing in colour to the entrance/hallway, it still wouldn't feel too dark. (Lack of natural light at the front of the house is an issue atm.) by world of  D
world of  D
world of D I would love to work on a variation of this here. In our own home, there is a closet along the left-hand side of the doorway, but I believe it would pull nicely with a touch of paneling for the opposite side. That way, with my intention of bringing in colour to the entrance/hallway, it still wouldn't feel too dark. (Lack of natural light at the front of the house is an issue atm.)
Home ideas
Maybe my next apartment will be big enough for this: WEEKEND PROJECT: KITCHEN ISLAND {apartment style} For those of you who live in an apartment and need that extra counter space, here is a DIY project that you can take with you when you move. This dresser which has been used for a TV stand for the last two years has moved into the kitchen to be used as an island. by Angela Curwin
Angela Curwin
Angela Curwin Maybe my next apartment will be big enough for this: WEEKEND PROJECT: KITCHEN ISLAND {apartment style} For those of you who live in an apartment and need that extra counter space, here is a DIY project that you can take with you when you move. This dresser which has been used for a TV stand for the last two years has moved into the kitchen to be used as an island.
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Orig pinner says: Kitchen/dining/family room combo. The layout in my house is NOTHING like this....but I really love it. I'm going to try to steal a few ideas from this for my soon to be new house. by Happy Nester
Happy Nester
Happy Nester Orig pinner says: Kitchen/dining/family room combo. The layout in my house is NOTHING like this....but I really love it. I'm going to try to steal a few ideas from this for my soon to be new house.
Great Spaces
floral sperrys~this is the next pair of Sperrys that I need in my closet. #operationdreamcloset by leta
leta
leta floral sperrys~this is the next pair of Sperrys that I need in my closet. #operationdreamcloset
Things I Want in My Closet
Keeping track of bills, paychecks, money, and budgeting is a JOB!  To make life easier for me, I created a “Budget Planner” that I use to take care of the finances in our home.  I purchased this planner at Filofax. Its the Aston (Personal Size) in Mushroom color.  I find it much easier to have access to our finances at all times. I keep it in my purse. by chandra
chandra
chandra Keeping track of bills, paychecks, money, and budgeting is a JOB! To make life easier for me, I created a “Budget Planner” that I use to take care of the finances in our home. I purchased this planner at Filofax. Its the Aston (Personal Size) in Mushroom color. I find it much easier to have access to our finances at all times. I keep it in my purse.
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I made these. They are really tasty, but too sweet for me. I will leave out the honey, add some cinnamon and a little salt to cut the sweetness. Also, next time, I will just add 2 chocolate chips to the balls as I make them. That is a lot of chocolate in this small recipe. I also added chia and hemp seeds. by roseann
roseann
roseann I made these. They are really tasty, but too sweet for me. I will leave out the honey, add some cinnamon and a little salt to cut the sweetness. Also, next time, I will just add 2 chocolate chips to the balls as I make them. That is a lot of chocolate in this small recipe. I also added chia and hemp seeds.
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This is one that stopped me in my tracks when I seen this image. This is without a doubt one of the most moving tributes I've come across.... and I have seen many! This beautiful image " American Sacrifice" was created by DJ Florek. DJ's work can be view or purchased at Fine Art America. And again..... Thank you DJ for creating such a memorable piece, and remembering our Fallen Heros, and those that serve us each and every day! by Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias This is one that stopped me in my tracks when I seen this image. This is without a doubt one of the most moving tributes I've come across.... and I have seen many! This beautiful image " American Sacrifice" was created by DJ Florek. DJ's work can be view or purchased at Fine Art America. And again..... Thank you DJ for creating such a memorable piece, and remembering our Fallen Heros, and those that serve us each and every day!
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Something to put in the open doorway of my kitchen? by maura
maura
maura Something to put in the open doorway of my kitchen?
Words To Live By
All you need is a bottle of shaving cream and a box of corn starch.  This was enough for two tubs of this wonderful, fluffy stuff!  We poured about half the box of corn starch in each tub and then just squirted the shaving cream into them.  We used the entire bottle between the two tubs.  The incredible thing about this is that after a bit, it's moldable!  The kids LOVED it.  Now to by nanette
nanette
nanette All you need is a bottle of shaving cream and a box of corn starch. This was enough for two tubs of this wonderful, fluffy stuff! We poured about half the box of corn starch in each tub and then just squirted the shaving cream into them. We used the entire bottle between the two tubs. The incredible thing about this is that after a bit, it's moldable! The kids LOVED it. Now to
Getting
There is a place in the Gulf of Alaska where two oceans meet but do not mix.   This happened because fresh water glaciers melted and flowed to join the ocean water. Because of the difference in the salinity and densities of these two water bodies, a surface tension developed between them that acts like a thin wall which prevents them from mixing. by DRAGONFLIES
DRAGONFLIES
DRAGONFLIES There is a place in the Gulf of Alaska where two oceans meet but do not mix. This happened because fresh water glaciers melted and flowed to join the ocean water. Because of the difference in the salinity and densities of these two water bodies, a surface tension developed between them that acts like a thin wall which prevents them from mixing.
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This is where I got inspired to make a wreath for the shower that guests will make flowers for & then placed in nursery. by anastasia
anastasia
anastasia This is where I got inspired to make a wreath for the shower that guests will make flowers for & then placed in nursery.
Making food a feast
This is my L-shaped pallet couch that I built. Easy and inexpensive with the twin mattresses instead of cushions. There is a fitted sheet on both the top and bottom. I included little holiday lights in between to sparkle things up and some old books on the "shelves" to make it look classy. I also added a few pallets in the corner to act as a table. My new favorite room in the house! by sally
sally
sally This is my L-shaped pallet couch that I built. Easy and inexpensive with the twin mattresses instead of cushions. There is a fitted sheet on both the top and bottom. I included little holiday lights in between to sparkle things up and some old books on the "shelves" to make it look classy. I also added a few pallets in the corner to act as a table. My new favorite room in the house!
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Jack & Coke Cake! The bottom layer is 9 cans of Coke tied together with jute. Placed on a sturdy try for transport. There is a sturdy circle piece of cardboard on top between the two layers. The second layer is 7 cans of Coke also tied together with jute. In the middle of the top layer is a 750ml bottle of Jack Daniels. This will be wrapped in a clear plastic gift bag and tied with jute. by louisa
louisa
louisa Jack & Coke Cake! The bottom layer is 9 cans of Coke tied together with jute. Placed on a sturdy try for transport. There is a sturdy circle piece of cardboard on top between the two layers. The second layer is 7 cans of Coke also tied together with jute. In the middle of the top layer is a 750ml bottle of Jack Daniels. This will be wrapped in a clear plastic gift bag and tied with jute.
What to Make for Christmas
The dirty dozen list – a list of fruits and vegetables that are recommended to purchased only organic because of the high level of pesticide residue found in them. by ursula
ursula
ursula The dirty dozen list – a list of fruits and vegetables that are recommended to purchased only organic because of the high level of pesticide residue found in them.
Food
This is similar to my yard... in that it is long and narrow (50x23) with a concrete path right down the middle, brick patio in the forground and raised deck unseen. I am torn between clean and easy (like this) and wild and untamed with little lawn and lots of plants/veg/shrub. Path cannot be easily removed. thoughts? by AislingH
AislingH
AislingH This is similar to my yard... in that it is long and narrow (50x23) with a concrete path right down the middle, brick patio in the forground and raised deck unseen. I am torn between clean and easy (like this) and wild and untamed with little lawn and lots of plants/veg/shrub. Path cannot be easily removed. thoughts?
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"Grace Sticks" - each stick has a special deed to do; such as "Do a chore without being asked"  "Make a picture for a loved one.".  I use these in my faith formation class but I can see using them in the home too.  There are many lists online of good deeds for children.  This is a fun way to implement them.  The students take a "Grace Stick" home and fulfills the deed and returns it the next class meeting. by kitty
kitty
kitty "Grace Sticks" - each stick has a special deed to do; such as "Do a chore without being asked" "Make a picture for a loved one.". I use these in my faith formation class but I can see using them in the home too. There are many lists online of good deeds for children. This is a fun way to implement them. The students take a "Grace Stick" home and fulfills the deed and returns it the next class meeting.
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A stranger paid my bill once and it was the most unexpected moment and the joy I felt from it was unsurmountable. I was so grateful for this random act of kindness that I really want to return the favor to someone else who is deserving. Pay it forward! by graciela
graciela
graciela A stranger paid my bill once and it was the most unexpected moment and the joy I felt from it was unsurmountable. I was so grateful for this random act of kindness that I really want to return the favor to someone else who is deserving. Pay it forward!
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Natural Hair Twist Out: I live for a good twist out. However, I have many problems achieving them! My next step in trying to get a perfect style is getting some kind of shape (like the one above). by dolores
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dolores Natural Hair Twist Out: I live for a good twist out. However, I have many problems achieving them! My next step in trying to get a perfect style is getting some kind of shape (like the one above).
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