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“Tie Dye” Nails done by a total amateur

I must admit that I’m not a nail person, generally.  I keep my fingernails natural and short, because I tend to be rough on them, between projects, typing, and just general life.  But, as I have recently discovered by discovering Pinterest, apparently interesting nail polish is very hip right now, and I figured why not try something wild.  The thing about most of the nail polish ideas I’ve seen, they look awesome because some professional nail person did them, on their totally perfectly shaped nails, with their nail person skill, and probably an assistant!… [ KEEP READING ]

Silk Tie Dyed Eggs

Dabbled Friend Grieg (now also found at Foodwhirl!) has a great how-to for dying Easter Eggs using old silk ties! So go raid the closet or the thrift store, and get to “tie” dying!  I love the usual and mottled look you get from this technique (one of the many techniques spotlighted in last years “12 Ways to Color Eggs“)

Silk Tie Dyed Eggs Tutorial

1. Cut silk into a piece large enough to wrap around a raw egg.… [ KEEP READING ]