19 DIY-crazy ideas for rainy evenings
Do It Yourself / / December 19, 2019
1. The picture at the head of the bed
Solution for minimalist bedroom - headboard with black-and-white print. Make a sketch can be yourself, if there is at least some artistic talents, or simply print the desired pattern.
Clean sheet of plywood with dimensions of 5-6 cm more than the size of the print will be the frame. With the help of glue or glue gun to secure plywood pattern, then hang it on the wall at the head. Incredibly simple, but what effect!
2. Lampshade made of newspaper tubes
This magic lamp made of newspapers. Create this at home: take the boring evenings and at the same time to spend a pile of free press from the mailbox.
To begin, twist the tube. Sheet of newspaper horizontally divided into four strips. Then using any thin object twist tube. Well suited spokes: apply the needle at an angle of 20 degrees to the edge of the newspaper and wrap sheet. For durable fastening edge of a strip brush with PVA glue.
Then you need to paint tubes ready. Do it better in the "industrial" scale: plant dye (any that you like: even stain for wood, gouache even though food coloring) in the tank in the bathroom and completely immersed in it all at once ducts. Work, of course, need to wear gloves.
Then the tube must be dried in the open air or in an oven at low temperature, and then start collection lampshade. Something like a child collecting wells of the sticks, but there is more room for creativity.
Don design on a boring lamp - and ready.
3. Triangular frames for photos
Beautiful landscape photo from a vacation may be will spam the wall, but it is possible to approach the problem with fantasy and make triangular frame. If you make a wooden base from a fairly wide board (you can cut yourself or solve the problem in the construction store), paint the edge of the bright paint and carefully cut and paste photos on the stand, you get an unusual decoration for interior.
4. paper succulents
Who said that flowers are made of paper - this is only the daisies and roses? How about succulents?
Thick colored paper muted and dark shades and a couple of nights - and ready for interior decoration. You need to cut more sheets of paper of the same shape and different size for each flower, and then put them together with a needle and thread or wire. Wide at the base sheet is cut and bundle the ends so that each leaf shaped shallow cup. Long sheets are bent upwards with scissors or edge of the ruler. The most difficult thing - to choose the form of a stencil, but here nature itself will help you, just repeat after her.
You need to arm themselves with plywood, tools, print stencils and markers. If we use a special colorless marker which is used to tint or color mixing, then can be transferred with the help of a printed pattern on the surface of the base.
The chip of any stand: on the reverse side write cocktail recipes with your favorite drinks. Such useful stand can safely give.
In addition to the New Year tree in advance, prepare small gifts. For them need major bumps and felt.
Cones fasten the stand with adhesive. It is better to pre-cut piece of wood in the recess to bumps from falling and fixtures do not have to decorate the space.
Then, armed with colored wool for felting and make small balls. The technique is simple: a small strip of hair off of it formed a tight ball. the ball must then be immersed in soapy water and roll it between your palms until it becomes very hard.
After drying, attach the beads toys for Christmas trees, bumps. Decoration is ready.
7. The door to the peas
Work for half an hour, and the mood improves. And you need only buy vinyl self-adhesive film, armed with compasses and scissors. Just place the cut on the door of a pea in a checkerboard pattern.
8. shiny shoes
Shiny boots to set the mood. Take red, maroon and gold glitter and glue - is all that is required. Put in fabric sneakers paper to keep the shape of shoes, and do not fall into the glitter. Covered with glue and glitter to refill small areas, the adhesive did not have time to dry.
Personally glued cardboard sign and a Christmas garland will create the mood for a party for friends and dispel melancholy.
Large letters cut from cardboard. In the knockout holes inserted lamp garland so that the wires are hidden in the cavity of the letters. Actually, everything. You can decorate the walls.
10. Vase of confetti
Inflate ordinary balloon, and then use the paper glue and a brush, apply a few layers of confetti on the half sphere. The more layers you do, the thicker will vase wall. Allow the glue to dry for at least ten hours. Remove the ball, releasing the air. Vase for a party ready. You can trim its edges to make them smooth and with them not rained paper circles.
The same vase can be done if a ball attached to a lace cloth soaked in glue.
11. Pompons with letters
The challenge for the ingenuity, perseverance and spatial thinking - pompons with letters. Make them not so easy, but it's interesting, and finished pom-poms can give children familiar that teach letters, or use to decorate the interior design and gifts.
To begin with reserved by woolen threads of the same structure and thickness, but different colors. Zagotovte several identical cardboard podkovok, which will wind the thread. If you are the labor classes in elementary school made pom-poms, remember that they are formed by means of two bagels, which are wound woolen thread. Then the thread is cut along the edge and in the middle are tied tightly. Because when dealing with bagels harder to create a pattern, it is better to make a pompom two-part, that is to divide a single circle in half.
Enter the letters in a circle and look at each line of symmetry. In the letters C, E and similar line will run at an angle of 45 degrees.
On the example of the letter A look at how to wind the thread onto a cardboard shoe. The first step you make the bar inside the letter. To do this, wrap the threads of different colors, as shown in the photo. Note that the lower part of the pink long and much wider than the top, and white threads very little.
The next step - a uniform coating cardboard base with white thread. Then Wrap the entire horseshoe pink thread. It will be half pompoms.
More make the second half of the two fully horseshoes from pink yarn thread layer thickness must be the same as in the first case. Align the two halves, cut the yarn in a circle and tie the middle.
Guide for other letters, and other design ideas pompoms can be found here.
The idea is for those who love to sew. Bag smiley done quickly. Only colored leatherette, zipper, buttons and a pair of free evening. Merry bag fun gift.
13. Flowers in a pineapple
Such wonderful pineapple can be done at leisure from a conventional plant pot with aloe. Clay, drying in the air, paint and brush - do even pineapple, apple even though the bulb.
Just remember that before you give a pot shape with clay, the surface should be well cleaned and dried.
14. soap jewels
Set for home soap can be found in any store for needlework, and variants of its use mass. For example, with a set of the most common forms you can create a collection of precious stones. First, cook according to the instructions to set a few pieces of soap in different colors, both transparent and opaque: they will be the basis for the crystals. When the billet solidify, with the aid of the blade cut them into thin slices and fill in deep form them. It is not necessary to lay tightly blowing debris, let lie naturally.
Then fill the shape of the transparent base and allow it to cool. Ready to cut a piece in the form of a crystal.
15. Stand for a laptop
Hooray, you can lie in bed with a laptop on his knees several times longer than you're used to. Make a stand under the laptop: for it is only needed sufficient size board (you can cut it independently from a sheet of plywood or buy, for example, a large cutting board in the economic store). Then you need to cut out of the foam cushion, sheathe its cloth and glue on one side of the board. Portable table with a soft surface for the knees and rigid laptop ready.
With so books refer, of course, is not good, but sometimes trouble. And if you turn over the page, no one will, but remained binding, he will make a great bag. It is necessary to make the lining of the tissue fastener with a button and side panels, sew them and attach using glue gun to the book-binding.
A detailed guide looking here.
17. Cover for electronic books
Another way to use the old cover, which is still nothing. To it can be stuck a felt pad and the elastic retainers to the device and to attach the cork gasket for additional protection. A hybrid paper and electronic books.
18. Not just a glass
Take an ordinary sponge or special brush, sponge, paint, glass, simulating the metal tape and the most simple glass stemware. Thoroughly clean the glass. Tape Protect the upper part of the glasses, and a brush, apply the paint, making the movement is strictly top-down. When the first layer of paint dries, apply a second. Make as many layers as you see fit.
Allow the paint to dry for one hour and slowly remove the tape, so as not to spoil the paint. To secure cover glass put in a cold oven and heat it to 180 ° C, will hold the glasses at such temperature for 30 minutes.
19. Pillow with tentacles
Any the pattern pillows for travel can be slightly modified and turned into tentacles: you need sharp curving ends of the fabric in two colors and decorations in the form of suction cups.
The suckers on the tentacles are made of felt. Cut out circles of different sizes, make a few stitches and is gathered. Sew circles centers on the pillow, and the way your head will keep the kraken tentacles of the unknown.