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Upcycled ‘Sugar Skull’ Keychain

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Use a Barbie head, paints with a very fine paint brush, glue on some jewels, add a keychain – and you’ve got your very own! Or buy one HERE

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Posted by on August 19, 2014 in Art, Buy it, Crafts, Gift it, Kids, Recycle it, Sell it, SWAPS

 

Tent Air Conditioner

For under $20!!

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Materials Needed
1. Small battery power fan
2. Foam cooler
3. Knife
4. Pen
5. Later – batteries and ice

Click HERE for the instructions

 

Beet-Cured Salmon with Herbs

Wowzers! I love the color of this dish.

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  • 800 g wild salmon fillet, skin on, de-boned
  • Beet Cure:
  • 2 large red beets, peeled and quartered
  • 2 lemons, zested
  • 6 Tbsp rock salt
  • 2 Tbsp demerara sugar
  • ¼ cup gin or vodka
  • Herb Cure:
  • 1 small bunch fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 1 small bunch fresh tarragon, finely chopped
  • 4 Tbsp horseradish root, grated
  • ¼ cup gin

 

Click HERE for the instructions

 

Bottle Cap Picture Bracelet

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  • Photos of your choice
  • Circle punch – 1”
  • Mod Podge Gloss
  • Mod Podge Dimensional Magic
  • Flower cabochons
  • Bottle cap jewelry findings
  • Jump rings
  • Bracelet blank
  • Jewelry tools or pliers
  • Charms to spell out “M-O-M” or any other names or words

Click HERE for the instructions

 
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Posted by on August 19, 2014 in Art, Crafts, Family, Gift it, Recycle it, Scout Meeting, Sell it, Wear it

 

DIY Candle Jar Makeover

 

Hidden Compartment Hanger

Great Idea!

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  • Canvas fabric
  • Bias ribbon
  • Invisible zipper
  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • Secret hanger pattern
  • Sewing machine

 

Click HERE for the how to and pattern!

 

Almond Spritz Cookies

Simple, tasty, classic!

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For the cookie dough:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • a pinch of salt
  • 4 oz unsalted butter (1 stick) – soften @ room temperature
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon pure almond extract
  • Extra butter for baking sheet
Special equipment:
  • Spritz cookie press

Click HERE for the instructions

 
 
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