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St. Charles Missouri Day Trip Saint Charles Missouri Day Trip. Anyone else doing a staycation this year? My husband started a new job, so no traveling for us this summer, other than a day trip here and there, which is fine. I really need to just relax and refocus anyway. Guess I'm long overdue to just kick back for a spell.

Antenna Holder hacked from IKEA curtain rod I run an ADS-B receiver to track airplanes! I decided to place an antenna outside using an IKEA hacked antenna holder to improve my range.

Upcycling: East Jesus, Salton Sea Last Spring me and my family took a road trip to East Jesus, Salton Sea, a small town dedicated to art, and all of the art is upcycled. Mostly everything is just trash, but it has been turned into art!

Upcycling and bold shoulders: Designer Aisling Kavanagh on Ladies' Day fashion She believes that women will be keen to test out pops of colour at Ladies' Day this year, as well as striking silhouettes. "Everyone is very open to exploring different trends and willing to try pops of colour that they would not normally wear.

Laminate cabinet makeover I used Minwax furniture wax to seal it. The chalky paint primer has to have a top coat. Sometimes I use semi-gloss paint as the topcoat, and sometimes I use wax. Pin it! I reused the the little glass knobs that were on it when I got it. I love the silver chicken wire with the black paint on this sweet cabinet makeover!

How to make pompom ice cream cones This pompom ice cream cone garland is beyond cute. While it is a great summertime decoration I bet it could be used for other celebrations or gift toppers. Pop on over to the blog Lia Griffith for the step by step tutorial on how to make a pompom ice cream cone garland.

What my longer Hawaiian vacation did for me - Funky Junk Interiors This helped heal what ailed me so I could refuel enough for some new adventure on a new-to-me island for another week which was in Molokai! I can't wait to share all my adventures! However, here's basically what time time away did for me… If you've ever been debating on a longer vacation for yourself for all the right reasons, this may help.

Nestlé Upcycling Cacoa Pod Leftovers Into New Chocolate Without any Added Sugar Nestlé has created a KitKat bar that combines two things, chocolate and upcycling. Bloomberg reported yesterday that the Swiss candy maker has developed a way to use leftover material from cocoa plants to sweeten dark chocolate with no additional sugar.

My Favorite Sculpting Medium - Paper Mache Clay I love turning junk mail into something useful. I had been looking for a more versatile medium that ceramic clay and after looking into recipes for cold porcelain and flour clay came across a site with recipes for making clay out of toilet paper, glue and a few other fairly easy to find household ingredients.

Upcycled Foods & More Food Trends to Expect in 2019 The Specialty Food Association, comprised of a large community of 3,800 food artisans, importers and entrepreneurs, held the 65th Annual Summer Fancy Food Show last month in New York City, and its Trendspotter Panel pored over 200,000 specialty foods and beverages on display.

IKEA SCHOTTIS hacks and quick fixes that make it better Now, there are a few quick fixes if you do run into problems with it. Here are two of the most common:. You're supposed to stick the double sided tape on the top edge of the shade onto the intended surface. But at times it just doesn't stick well or it will peel off after some time.

The "Pilgrim" Lamp Sometimes you have to drag yourself around car boot sales and second-hand shops before you collect all of the ingredients for a recipe like this, but when your plan ends up lighting a corner of your lounge, it's a very satisfying feeling. Just don't give up on it.

Introducing Nothing New: 100% Upcycle, Vegan Sneaker Brand We recently had the opportunity to try out, first hand, new sneaker brand Nothing New. The brand is unique in that all of their products are 100 percent upcycled and vegan. From Thursday Boot's Nolan Walsh, Nothing New aims to provide consumers affordable and environmentally conscious sneakers for every occasion.

Hackers Help: FAKTUM wall cabinets on METOD rails? My question is: Is it possible to mount the old FAKTUM wall cabinets on a METOD rail? I didn't find any solution for that. Thanks,. Sandor. Hi Sandor. The FAKTUM used a screw and bracket system, while the METOD uses a suspension rail to keep it up on the wall.

James Cropper Partners With Hallmark On Card Collection Made From Upcycled Coffee Cups In a creative expression of circular economy, James Cropper has transformed disposable coffee cups and responsibly-sourced paper pulp into a new card collection designed by Hallmark.

New Cowley music studio's launch gig by Upcycled Sounds and Fusion Arts DISUSED shops in Cowley will host a gig today after being transformed by a record label into a new music studio. Independent production company Upcycled Sounds aims to create a 'thriving community gig space', with state-of-the-art equipment to turn empty units on Temple Cowley's high street into Oxford's newest recording studio.

The Green Apple Foundation is upcycling hotel waste in Cartagena Nonprofit social enterprise, the Green Apple Foundation, is reducing hotel waste in Colombia by recycling glass and teaching locals how to turn it into art.

A totally new look in… just 2 hours! This is a simple and inexpensive pine side table I purchased on Trade Me a couple of years ago. When I first painted it I quite liked it but I wasn't over-the-moon. Then I decided to go over it with Upcycled and Co. Furniture Paint in White when I first started spray painting, and I didn't love that look either.

Talk of the Town #183 As I'm sure you already know, I'm an independent designer with Chalk Couture. The highlight of the year for me is when our new catalogs come out. They are brimming with DIY ideas. The 2019 Autumn / Winter Catalog has 88 pages of ideas. Before now, we could only offer a digital version.

Talk of the Town 183 DIY - Vintage - Repurpurposed Links. Recipe Links.

Clean way to play with paint When I spotted this bag of paint I was wondering if you let the paint dry you could then peal off the plastic and you would have a colorful sheet of dry paint to maybe die cut or use in a collage? Pop on over to the blog My Kid Craft for the tutorial on how to make a play paint zip bag activity for your kiddo or to experiment with altered art.

Craft Room Makeover - Extreme Upcycling - Cardboard Baseboard and Trim Today I am sharing the second project in my Extreme Upcycling - Craft Room Makeover series. In my last post I shared my Cardboard wall and today I am finishing off the wall with some baseboard, door trim and switch plates also made from cardboard.

Dog cage cover that looks good and works even better I saw some dog cage covers online but nothing gave me the look I was going for so I was going to opt to build a table. Like so many things why build when there is IKEA. I found this affordable table with metal legs and knew I could jazz it up. I found the lattice pieces on clearance at Menards.com for $15 each.

Artist susan cianciolo has been questioning fashion's consumerist problem for 30 years "Looking back now, I do feel that training in the fashion industry was very beneficial," she continues, "because I have a sense of overdrive if there are shows overlapping.

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