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How to Make a Magnet

How to Make a Magnet
Edit Article Magnets are made by exposing ferromagnetic metals like iron and nickel to magnetic fields. When these metals are heated to a certain temperature, they become permanently magnetized. It's also possible to temporarily magnetize them by usi

How to Build Stencils

How to Build Stencils
Edit Article Making your own stencils allows you to decorate all kinds of surfaces with images that are distinctively you. Whether you want to embrace stenciling as a hobby or simply create a single design for a specific project, the steps below will

How to Transform a Bag of Chips Into a Brooch

How to Transform a Bag of Chips Into a Brooch
Edit Article Are you unusual and want to stand out? Do you want to have something no one else has? You're in luck, because this article has the directions on how to turn a fat bag of chips into a miniature brooch.StepsPick what kind of chips you woul

How to Measure Your Inseam

How to Measure Your Inseam
Edit Article Inseam measurements are required for choosing accurate clothing sizes, tailoring and certain sports, like cycling. Learning how to measure your inseam, with help or by yourself, can make your clothing more comfortable and the buying proc

How to Make Loom Bands

How to Make Loom Bands
Edit Article Loom bands are the hottest new craze! Everyone's wearing accessories made from these colorful little rubber bands. They might be called loom bands, but you don't actually need a loom to create fun crafts. You'll find several loom bands d

How to Make a Fire Balloon

How to Make a Fire Balloon
Edit Article Fire balloons, or sky lanterns, originated from China and are commonly launched as part of a celebration. Fire balloons are fun to make and a beautiful sight in the night sky!StepsBuild a pad for the ignited cotton to rest upon.Take a ca

How to Make a Basketball Pillow

How to Make a Basketball Pillow
Edit Article If basketball is your favorite game, it can be fun finding ways to decorate your room with all things basketball. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a basketball pillow with ease. Use it as a thoughtful gift for a sports-loving f

How to Make a Clay Person

How to Make a Clay Person
Edit Article Making people out of clay is a easy way to get crafty with your hands and have fun! Maybe you just want to pass the time with a little sculpting, or maybe you want to make a claymation movie. You can put your little clay person on displa

How to Sew a Fly Zipper

How to Sew a Fly Zipper
Edit Article Zipper-flies are very popular in ready-to-wear clothing. If you have basic sewing supplies, a fly zipper, and a pattern for a skirt or a pair of pants, you should be able to sew a fly zipper with a little patience. Take your time and, wh

How to Knit a Pair of Leg Warmers in Rib Stitch

How to Knit a Pair of Leg Warmers in Rib Stitch
Edit Article This is a very simple, useful project for knitters who want to learn how to use double-pointed-needles (DPN) without trying something as complicated as socks. Also, leg warmers are very stylish during the wintertime, without looking like

How to Make a Deco Mesh Wreath

How to Make a Deco Mesh Wreath
Edit Article Deco mesh is a type of colorful, bendable ribbon made from a mesh-like fabric. Due to its flexibility and the wide variety of colors, deco mesh is a popular ribbon that's an essential material in numerous crafts. Deco mesh can be used to

How to Make a Dress from a Fitted Bedsheet

How to Make a Dress from a Fitted Bedsheet
Edit Article Trying to find dresses that both fit and are affordable can be very difficult, and making your own is both time consuming and often no cheaper. This simple-to-make dress can be made very cheaply, has an elasticized waist (so no pesky zip

How to Make an Origami Balloon

How to Make an Origami Balloon
Community Tested With a square piece of paper, and some patience, you can fold a three-dimensional ball/balloon or cube that you can actually blow up like a little balloon. In fact, you can even fill it with water and make your very own water bomb!Cr

How to Make a Rock Vase

How to Make a Rock Vase
Edit Article Using nearly any cylindrical surface, apply craft rocks to create a rustic, unique vase that will ultimately become a focal point of interest. This vase will look like it emerged from rock and no one will be the wiser that you've actuall

How to Make a Poncho from a Shower Curtain

How to Make a Poncho from a Shower Curtain
Edit Article If you're retiring your shower curtain, maybe it can be born again as a poncho. Instead of protecting your bathroom floor from an indoor shower, it'll protect you from an outdoor shower!StepsPrepare your sewing machine.You can make this

How to Make Twig Star Decorations

How to Make Twig Star Decorations
Edit Article Stars made out of twigs are a simple craft that add old-fashioned warmth to your home d├ęcor. The following instructions will guide you in making these stars. Although the directions are specific in measurement, you are not limited to the

How to Make a Braided Headband

How to Make a Braided Headband
Edit Article The braided headband is a cute and easy style to keep hair off your face for sports, make overgrown side bangs less noticeable, or for styling your unwashed hair. It is one of the best styles for giving the illusion of effort, when it is

How to Paint a Rock Using Toothpicks

How to Paint a Rock Using Toothpicks
Edit Article There are lots of ways to paint a rock. While a paintbrush is one way, you could also paint a whole rock by using a few toothpicks, a cup of water, and paint. Any design produced through using a toothpick will be more delicate and concis

How to Adjust the Tension on a Sewing Machine

How to Adjust the Tension on a Sewing Machine
Edit Article Having proper tension on your sewing machine is crucial because it ensures your stitching will be consistent and look the same on both sides. But, as important as correct tension is, even well versed sewers avoid the tension dials on the

How to Make a Floating Candle Mason Jar

How to Make a Floating Candle Mason Jar
Edit Article Are you looking for a fun way to reuse and repurpose old mason jars? Or hunting for an easy but pretty project to make a gift for a loved one? Here's a creative way to use a mason jar to make an awesome outdoor lantern!StepsObtain a bed
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