10 easy handmade gifts

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10 easy handmade gifts
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n I..................................................................................................................... 3 u d o r t c i 27/02/2010 ................................................................................................. 4 U is n u q p e t a l..................................................................................................................... 4 m d o r f g h 23/03/2010 ................................................................................................. 7 M e k a b l..................................................................................................................... 7 t m o r f y d s 23/03/2010 ................................................................................................. 9 M e k a E h s g O lc n r..................................................................................................................... 9 m t a f k o d ia s e r E t n c f 23/03/2010 ................................................................................................. 1 5 C y a l..................................................................................................................... 1 o r d c i s e p t 5 23/03/2010 ................................................................................................. 1 9 M e k a lb h t..................................................................................................................... 1 n r s d g m u S o c e l n i t h a g d 9 28/03/2010 ................................................................................................. 2 3 M e k a n p u g ie m o r f..................................................................................................................... 2 s c w h t 3 28/03/2010 ................................................................................................. 2 6 M e k a n c y d o b g x t f i..................................................................................................................... 2 h w ( p u s e r ) 6 28/03/2010 ................................................................................................. 3 0 M e k a C G t..................................................................................................................... 3 u lL s c n p ir o a d g h t w ( u c e ) s 0 28/03/2010 ................................................................................................. 3 8 M e k a n lc m o r..................................................................................................................... 3 f, d g z ib s u q n a h e c r l t i s g a k e 8 28/03/2010 ................................................................................................. 4 6 M e k a l( fy t..................................................................................................................... 4 h c y m r p n o u e l k ) 6

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Introduction
Unique handmade shop have just launched in 2010 by an Aston University's student. It is the collection of all unique and neat handmade gifts and toys designed and made from creative and young students. Only best quality raw material, workmanship and creative ideas are seen as acceptable in creation of our unique handmade shop. Most of our products are unique and 100% handmade that you could not find from anywhere else with very reasonable prices. Each unique handmade gifts and toys are carefully hand-trimmed and every step of the way attention to accurate detail is paramount. It is a wonderful gifts and toys to you, your family and friends. We set up Unique Handmade Blog with the aim of helping designers, artists & makers just like us to promote and grow their small business and to find a place in a market overflowing with mass produced imports. Besides, we help people with the same hobbies to create their own gifts as well as doing business. Our products are limited edition; we only produce a small amount. We are committed to customer satisfaction and promise to providing our customers with quality and friendly services. We update our products frequently so please check our site regularly.

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Unique plate made from egg shell

Preparation: - Egg shells (cleaned) - Plate (plastic or wood) - Glue - Black Paint - Glossy Paint

Step 1 - You need to paint the plate black

Step 2: - Smash egg shells. Then cover the plate with glue and place the smashed egg shells on it.

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- Use tooth pick will be easier to relocate in small area. Try to make the plate fully covered by egg shells

Step 4: - When the glue dry, using glossy paint on

Step 5: - Using white paint to draw picture on the plate. Note: Do not use for storing food.

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Now you can enjoy

It look like professional art

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23/03/2010

Make a belt from old tyres
Preparation: Old tyres Belt buckle Rivets A pair of scissors A slot punch

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Let get started Step 1 Clean the old tyre and cut the belt from the old tyre. The belt should be 1 foot longer than the waist measurement and equal in width to the interior width of the chosen buckle.

Step 2: Place a slot punch on the belt. The first two holes should be placed 1/4 inch from the belt end, and each hole should be 1/4 inch from the belt's edges.

Step 3: Insert the buckle prong through the punched slot so that the buckle is correctly positioned. Fold the uncut belt end back so that the rivet holes are lined up, and insert the rivets from the underside of the belt.

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Finished belt

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23/03/2010

Make Eggshell Ornaments- Egg shell craft for kids- ideas for Easter arts and crafts
Preparation Egg shells Tacky glue or school glue
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Beads Acrylic colours Catgut (or string) Pair of scissors Ribbon, rick-rack, or metallic braid ( 1/8 inch size is the best) Lets get started Step 1: Poke a large hole in the egg

Step 2: Paint the egg with Acrylic colours ( be careful not to break the egg, you can choose your favourite colours)

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start cutting holes in the front of the eggs with a very sharp pair of scissors. Cut holes large enough so that you are able to set a scene inside. Cut slowly and be patient. Sometimes it might help to poke a hole with the pin to get started.
Step 3:

Step 4: let the paint dry, then apply glue on egg shell
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Step 5: Apply beads when the glue is still wet

Step 6: Make a hanger

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Step 7: Field

test the amount of ribbon or braid or whatever that it takes to circle the egg hole in the front of the egg (see picture). Cut the ribbon and glue into place. Let the glue dry.

Step 8: set a scene inside

There are some examples that you
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Clay Crocodile staple
Preparation Clay (colour: green, white, black and yellow) A staple A pencil A knife

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Step 10: Make the crocodile teeth

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Step 12: the finished clay crocodile staple

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Make leather and sedge handbags - Summer collection handbag

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Preparation: A leather and sedge handbag Spay paint (pink) Ribbon Needle and thread A pair of scissors

Step 1: Spay the handbag

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Step 2: Stitch ribbon on the handbag and the handle

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As the result, you will have a beautiful leather and sedge handbag as the picture below

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28/03/2010

Make penguin from socks with pictures
Preparation

- a black sock - a white sock - a pair of scissors - Needle and thread - A marker (or pen) - Ribbon or felt flower

Let's get started

Step 1: - Cut off the ankle of the sock and stitch up the hem

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Step 2: - Use the remaining ( that had been cut off from the sock) and felt fabric to make wings and beak of penguin

Step 3: - Stuff the sock as shown

Step 4: - Use the marker to draw the stomach - Cut the white sock and sew to body to make the stomach and legs as shown ( Use the ankle of the white sock to make penguin's legs).

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Step 6: - Sew the wings to body

Step 7: - Sew beak and eyes

Step 8: - Sew ribbon and felt flower to the penguin

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Penguin from socks

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28/03/2010

Make candy box - gift box (with pictures)
The things you need

- A card ( any colour you like) - Pen - A shape knife, a pair of scissors, a ruler -

Let's get started

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Step 1: - Draw a square ( you decide its size)

- Draw two squares next to it - Draw 1 rectangular above and 1 rectangular below.

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Step 4: - You can draw and decorate anything in the card ( or simply choose the cotton card with decoration)

Step 5:

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Candy box-chocolate box

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In fact, you can make a bigger gift box
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Make Cute Glasses case - pen case - Lion and pig (with pictures)

Preparation: - Foam sheets ( choose the ones with sticky back sheets) - Cotton sheets ( 2mm thick) - A pair of scissors, a ruler

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- A black pen - Glue

Step 1: Use cotton sheet Cut into small pieces

1 piece: 14,5 x 5 cm ( C1) 2 pieces: 14,5 x 3 cm ( C2) 2 pieces: 6, 2 x 3,5 cm (C3) 1 piece: 15,7 x 6,2 cm (C4)

Step 2: Use foam sheet Cut into small pieces ( same size as the cotton pieces)

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2 piece: 14,5 x 5 cm ( F1) 4 pieces: 14,5 x 3 cm ( F2) 4 pieces: 6, 2 x 3,5 cm (F3) The foam with sticky back sheets, peal and stick the foams pieces to both sides of the cotton pieces. Stick F1 to C1 to F1 (stick the foams pieces to both sides of the cotton pieces) Stick F2 to C2 to F2 Stick F3 to C3 to F3 We have C4 left ( which is the cotton piece 15,7 x 6,2 cm)

Step 3: Build a box as shown (use glue) We have C4 left ( which is the cotton piece 15,7 x 6,2 cm)

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Step 4: Cut 2 pieces of foam as shown Then stick these foam pieces to both side of the C4

Step 5: Cut the lion face

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Stick the head to body

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Cute Glasses cases - pen case - Lion and pig

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28/03/2010

Make necklace from old magazines- unique handmade bracelets, earrings, necklaces
The things you needs

- Old magazines - A pair of scissors - A pen - A ruler - Gloss paint - A toothpick - Glue - Wire
Let's get started:

Step 1: - Use pen to draw the lines on the magazines ( as shown )

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- Cut along the lines

Step 2: - Use a toothpick to roll the paper. - Tightly roll the paper from triangle's base to the end, then glue to stabilize.

Step 3: - Apply gloss paint - Let them dry for 2 or 3 days

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Unique handmade necklaces

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Unique handmade earrings

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Unique handmade bracelets

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Make felt key charm-phone charm (cute couple monkey)
Preparation

- Felt fabric ( you can choose your favourite colour) - Cotton wool ( or anything to stuff into) - Needle and threads

Let's get started

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Step 1: - Draw a monkey on a felt then cut out of the felt.

Step 2: - We need 2 piece as shown One with tail and the other one without tail.

Step 3: - Use a white or yellow felt fabric to make face.

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Step 4: - Stitch the face and arms to body

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- Then sew two piece together - Remember to stuff the cotton wool into it.

- Notice: When stitching the hem around the head, stitch a small piece into the head as shown to hang.

Step 5: Wear scarf for a little monkey. (optional) Make another monkey like this with different colour.

Cute couple monkey - felt- phone charm- key charm.

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