Other Hobbies

How to sew a dress for little dog from sleeve of old sweater

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Dog – is man’s best friend and owners of little toy dogs (Chihuahua, Yorkshire terrier, Russian Toy etc.) agree with this saying twice more. As when you buy the dog three times smaller than usual, you get five times more of endearment, love and good mood. It hurts me when one says about breeds of little dogs that they are ugly, stupid and in general it’s a lot of dull-witted glamorous ladies to keep them as pets. People who actually didn’t happen to meet these pets say so. The main charm of these breeds is that they are – everlasting puppies with devotion and loyalty not worse than by Bulldogs and Labradors. ...

How to make decoupage on the wooden log

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It is a great pleasure to bring presents and to see a happy response and excitement in the eyes of the person you give present to. Some unique and special gift can bring true admiration. I offer you an idea of such a gift that will become not only unique but the most precious thing for your special person or dear friend because it will be made by your own hands! All hand-made things are so precious because they absorbed a piece of your warmth and soul. To make a decoupage log you will need some spare time, patience, and your fantasy of course! Wooden log 3-layer paper ...

How to decorate a glass cup with stained-glass image

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Stained-glass cup is a unique and interesting thing! Just imagine you are treating guests and serving them original hand-made cups. For sure you will hear many compliments and admirations; some friends might even wish to order such a masterpiece to have in their homes too. Such a cup can be a nice present for your close person on some special occasion. You shall agree that it is quite boring and trite to bring an ordinary cup as a gift. But if you give a cup decorated with the stained-glass image that is hand-made in addition it will be a very special and unique present! Any hand-made article is a unique ...

How to make DIY floral bow

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How we are sometimes eager to decorate a present. We want to make it fabulous. We go shopping and choose packaging paper and little bows. And though we can’t make the paper ourselves, we still can make little bows. Knowing how to make them you may experiment with them, and create bows like no one else has. So I present you my original bows of two colors. Cardboard Adhesive tape Scissors Ribbons of colors you like Snip off the piece of small cardboard, in our case it will be 2.36 inches (6 cm) width and 5.90 inches (15 cm) length. You may ...

How to make bracelet from pearls and satin ribbon

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Summer is coming! Bright accessories will be as trendy as ever. And if you learn how to make them yourself, you may cheaply and curiously diversify your casket. Bead-pearls (green, black, cream-colored) Satin ribbon Any strength threads, you may even use a wire Needle On this picture you see everything you need for a bracelet. All process of making it will take not more than 30 minutes. You should better choose beads of different size. We measure the length of the ribbon with hand taking into account the fact that you will ...

How to make a hand-made candle in the form of flower bouquet

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It is an old and trite tradition to bring flowers as a present for some special occasion. This tradition was passed on from generation to generation. But unfortunately the flower bunch can deliver as much troubles as joy: it creates the whole mass about searching for proper vase, location in the room, and finally tiding up the floor and all around after the traces of leaves and petals. I am sure most women understand what I mean. So what is the way out: just give up and leave alone the idea to see shining eyes of your dear woman the flowers are meant for? For sure, not! Do not change the traditions, just be unique! ...

How to make voluminous paper snowflakes

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Nearly all people decorate their homes and offices for Christmas and New Year. It creates some special holiday atmosphere. Snowflakes are one of the most widely spread decorations. The paper snowflakes can be of various shapes, colors and sizes. The snowflakes are ideal to decorate the walls with, they can also be stuck to the windows or hung on a cotton. Moreover, the process itself of scissoring the snowflakes out can become a fun competition during the festive dinner. Sitting at the festive table all the evening is boring even for the adults. And such a diverting occupation as “scissoring a ...

How to make a Love Tree card for the St. Valentine’s Day

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The St. Valentine’s Day is coming; it is the time when you get puzzled over the search for a romantic and nice present for your best second half. You are questioning yourself what to give, how to make it special and where it is better to give the present, but there is no doubt that the best option for such a special day is the greeting card! It is true, neither a star from the sky nor a pearl from the ocean bottom, but only a simple beautiful card made with your own hands and the spirit of your soul will make your beloved person happy! Isn’t it the best way to tell about your feelings (even to make the first declaration of ...

How to make an origami parrot

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To make an origami parrot we will only need one sheet of paper and a little patience. So, let’s begin. Sheet of paper Take a sheet of paper and put it on the table. Fold the right lower corner of the sheet up in order to get a triangle. Tear it off carefully (you can use a ruler). As a result, we have got a triangle. Take your triangle and fold it in half. You have got a new smaller triangle. Take one corner of this triangle and pick it up. Afterwards, press it down and at the same time "open / flatten" it. Finally, ...

How to make a fridge magnet with your own hands

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Many people like different tiny trinkets which we decorate our houses and the interiors of our rooms with. Also, many of us enjoy making various nice bagatelles with our skillful hands and from almost nothing. This instruction explains how to make an original and nice fridge magnet from almost nothing. To make such a magnet you will need from 5 to 6 black buttons of different size. The black colour is perfectly combined with the silver or gold ones. So, you should find some more buttons with the elements of black and metallic colours. You can also use different trinket rings, ...