Washi Tape Magnets

I recently have become obsessed with washi tape. Washi tape is basically masking tape but much prettier.

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There’s so many choices of patterns!

I made these cute washi tape magnets recently, so I wanted to share them with you!

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Supplies:

– Washi tape or wrapping paper or just plain old paper

– Scissors

– Magnet Material (with adhesive on one side)

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First step, peel the paper off the sticky side of the magnet and put a peice of washi tape on it.

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Then cut the magnet where needed, and trim the edges of the it.

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Ta da!

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This is only one of the many uses of washi tape. You can even washi tape a car!

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Melted Crayons

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I recently made these cute melted crayons. All you need is an oven, crayons, and a muffin tin.

First you peel your crayons. Then break them up into tiny peices. Next you put them in the muffin tins. I like to line my tins with paper liners, the kind that you make muffins in, but you don’t have to. Next, preheat your oven (or toaster oven) to 250 degrees Fahrenheit. Put your crayons in for 15 minutes, or until they are completley melted. Then, let your crayons harden. I left mine alome for about an hour, but it sometimes depends on the crayons.

There you have it! Please let me know if you make any.

arm knitting:dos and donts

Arm knitting is a popular new craft that I have just picked up on. You basically use your arms like giant knitting needles. You don’t really need any expirience with real knitting. Today I’m going to share some tips on arm knitting.

First of all, you usually always use several strands of #5 or #6 yarn. Some good yarns to use are Lion Brand Quickie, Paton’s Cobbles, Bernat Blanket Yarn, Courture Jazz, or Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick.

Don’t let the loops be too loose or too tight on your arm. Try to find a middle ground. Also, if you want to take a break, you can take the loops off your arm and tie them with a peice of yarn or thread. You can also watch a video on how to do that here.

Anyway, I hope you learned something and might try arm knitting soon. Feel free to share your arm knitting expirience in the comment section. Thanks!

Pssst! Hey crocheters! Did you know there’s arm crocheting too?!