Cardboard box that opens sideways Duct tape Paper tape Black grease pencil Ruler Gold craft paint Exacto knife Vinyl Stick on letters to fit the size of the book Worm: Scissors Sewing Machine Green fleece Round earrings Pillow Elastic
1. Open the box and duct tape it so that it is slightly open like a book. Cut out the flaps at the bottom of the box. 2. Duct tape the top and side, then cover that with paper tape in strips that go along the whole length of exposed book surfaces. 3. Draw black lines on the top going down the slightly open side of the box. 4. Paint the two sides gold. 5. Fold the vinyl over and hot glue it to the other three sides of the box. 6. Stick letters on the cover. The book can read whatever you want it to. Worm: 1. Make a very long fleece "U" and a cut out a circle for the face. 2. Stuff the green hood with a pillow and attach a piece of elastic to the pillow that goes around the chin so that it is secure on the head. 3. Glue on eyes.
Ahh, Ratatouille! One of the best movies in the whole world, and who couldn't love rats after seeing how talented and cute they turn out to be?! I just made these totally simple rat ears and beret for a Prop. 37 commercial. Thought they would be a great last minute Halloween costume for any of you out there who might have a penchant for the gutter life.
Phoebe and Rob had the loveliest lakeside wedding at the Migis Lodge in Maine. It couldn't have been more perfect down to thunder clouds parting an hour before the wedding. One of the bride's wishes was to have a sign with her and Rob's name on it made out of the woodsy elements from the property. There were stacks of firewood for guests all over so it was easy to gather the elements we needed and make the sign. Here is the how to: What You Need: 1/2 inch thick pine board, this one is 12" tall by 3 1/2 feet wideWood stain and clothHot glue gunWood chisel HammerPine bark, birch bark, pine conesDirections:
1. Stain the board and let dry. 2. Gather up bark from pine trees and birch trees. A little goes a long way. We got so much in a matter of minutes and had enough extra to make another sign that said something else. 3. Plan out where the letters are going, make a mark at the top of each letter, but don't write out the letters because sometimes the bark won…