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 Coastal DIY colorful bag tassle

SUPPLIES:

assorted colored cotton tassels
1 yard of hemp twine
seam ripper
embroidery needle

Coastal DIY colorful bag tassle

With a seam ripper, remove the string attached to the top of each tassel.

                 Coastal DIY colorful bag tassle

Tie a double knot at the end of the twine. Thread the other end through an embroidery needle and push it through the bottom of a tassel.

                                                    

Coastal DIY colorful bag tassle

Pull the twine through until it stops at your double knot. Tie another double knot about an inch from the top of the tassel.

Coastal DIY colorful bag tassle

Thread on another tassel and push it down until it hits the double knot. Continue adding knots and tassels until you’ve reached the desired amount of tassels for one side. Once you’re ready to start the other side, leave 3 inches from the top of the last tassel and the following knot.

Coastal DIY colorful bag tassle

This time, you’ll thread the tassel on from the top and then tie a double knot. Continue adding tassels and tying double knots until you’ve reached the desired length. Trim away any access twine.

Coastal DIY colorful bag tassle

Tie the charm around the handle of any bag and your bag is stylishly ready for the beach.

A beachy DIY to get your tote bag ready for warm weather and days spent at the beach. Colorful and easy tassel DIY.

PHOTO CREDIT & DIY LINK:

Tassel Bag Charm DIY

10 Cotton Tassels from Etsy

Food DIY: How To Make Heart Shaped Rice Krispie Cookies

 One batch of mix probably made around 20 – 25 cookie

Heart shaped cookie recipe

  You will need  1 box of Rice Krispies  1 Pack of Marshmallows  2 tbsp of butter  1/2 tsp of red food colouring  1 large bar of white chocolate  sprinkles for decoration   Heart shaped cookie cutter

Lets get making!

Rice Krispie Heart Cookie

Step 1: Add your Marshmallows and butter into a bowl and microwave for 2 minutes

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Step 2: Remove the bowl, mix well and heat for another minute.

N.b. Your mixture should really be a little fluffier than what is shown here, we blasted a bit to much, LOL!

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Step 3: Gradually mix in 3 cups of rice Krispies

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Step 4: Mix well until all the moisture has been soaked up. You may find you need to add another 1/2 cup or so of rice krispies if 3 isn’t enough to soak up your mixture.

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Step 5: Spread the mixture out on a baking tray and flatten to about an inch thick and leave to cool.

Rice Krispie Heart Cookie

Step 6: Cut out shapes with the heart shaped cookie cutter.

Rice Krispie Heart Cookie

Step 7: Set aside to cool for a little longer -in the meantime move on to step 8.

Rice Krispie Heart Cookie

Step 8: Break your white chocolate up into squares and place in a heatproof bowl. Add water to a pan and boil. Place the bowl on top of the pan and allow the chocolate to melt, taking care not to let it stick.

Rice Krispie Heart Cookie

Step 9: spread the chocolate onto the flat side of the rice krispie hearts.

Rice Krispie Heart Cookie

Step 10: Add your sprinkles and voila, you have heart shaped rice krispie cookies!

Let us know how you do with this sweet recipe. Happy Valentines Day.

PHOTO & RECIPE CREDIT:

Heart Shaped Rice Krispy Cookie Recipe from Bespoke Bride

Try this sweet Valentines Day recipe for heart shaped ricew crsipy cookies. Make Valentines Day a little sweeter with this recipe.

One Kings Lane Exclusive Rope Project for Design Sponge

Coastal DIY Nautical Rope Shelf

This shipshape shelving is made out of two precut wood planks, rope, and a little nautical hardware. This piece looks especially chic when placed in a utilitarian space like a kitchen or a bath.

SUPPLIES:

four 6- to 8-foot lengths of 5/8-inch rope
four 6- to 8-foot lengths of 1/2-inch rope
2 wooden shelves (mine were 8 inches deep and 24 inches long)
a drill
a 1/2-inch spade bit
paint
2 hooks (I used diamond pad eyes, each with a 3 3/16-inch ring)
scissors
a lighter (singeing the ends of the rope after you cut it will prevent fraying)

DIRECTIONS:

Use the 1/2-inch spade bit to drill holes in each of the four corners of the shelves. Then paint the shelves on all sides.

Take one length of thin and one length of thick rope, and thread them halfway through the ring of the hardware. Then tie two knots about 12 inches from the ring in each direction.

Nautical Rope Shelf Directions

Thread the rope ends through the holes of the first shelf, and knot under the shelf to secure.

Separate the thin green ropes, and knot them together to form the X on the side of your shelving.

Rejoin the thick and thin ropes, and knot both sides about 13 inches from the bottom of the top shelf.

A beautiful DIY with a nautical design feel. This nautical rope shelf DIY is an easy coastal design that will go in almost any space.

FULL STEP BY STEP DIRECTIONS WITH PHOTOS:

Nautical Rope Shelf

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