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Hand Painted Sneakers

HOW-TO VIDEO HERE!

Decided to draw on my boring tie-dyed sneakers. The tie-dyed can be found ANYWHERE! This is a “Watch Me” Video, no directions are included, Just enjoy because art is to be enjoyed and you cannot TEACH free-form art!

SUPPLIES:

  • Canvas Sneakers
  • Micron Pens
  • Sharpie Pens
  • Montana Paint Pens
  • Pencil (To make light lines to fill in later)
  • And your imagination

Follow @martiancreations on Instagram and tag your finished product with the hashtag: #martiancreations. I would love to see your finished products!Hand

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The First ‘Mission: Impossible’ Is Crazy And Confusing — And That’s Why It’s Awesome — UPROXX

Brian De Palma’s Mission: Impossible premiered 23 years after the original television series went off the air (not counting the short-lived 1988 revival). And, now, here we sit 22 years after we first met Tom Cruise’s Ethan Hunt in that 1996 film, with a sixth installment opening this week in the form of… 1,079 more…

via The First ‘Mission: Impossible’ Is Crazy And Confusing — And That’s Why It’s Awesome — UPROXX

DIY, Embroidery

Watch Me Embroider These Sneaks

HOW-TO VIDEO HERE!

I had these plain white sneakers for awhile now and couldn’t figure out what to do with them. Then one day I decided I wanted flowers on them. Instead of drawing them, which wouldn’t have the same effect as ACTUAL flowers, I decided on embroidering them on. So watch me do just that!

Believe it or not this is an easy project! Just STAY INSIDE THE LINES and your finished product will be magnificent!

SUPPLIES:

    • Canvas Sneakers
    • Pen
    • Scissors
    • Thread (teal, green, and yellow)
    • Needle
    • And your imagination
Free Patterns

Crochet Starbucks Latte Keychain

HOW-TO VIDEO HERE!

SKILL LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE

TOOLS:

3mm Hook

Stitch Marker

Needle

Scissors

Brown yarn (Latte Color)

White yarn (Whipped Cream Color)

Keyring

A Green Starbucks Straw (3 inches)

LATTE KEYCHAIN:

Starting at the bottom of cup

With latte color

Ch 2

RND 1: 6 SC in first ch=6 SC

RND 2: 2 SC in each around=12 SC

RND 3: [2 SC in next ST, 1 SC in next ST]=18 SC

Starting on the sides of cup

IN BACK LOOPS FOR THIS RND

RND 4: SC evenly=18 SC

IN BOTH LOOPS FOR RND 5-14

RND 5-14: SC evenly=18 SC

CHANGE TO WHITE YARN

WORKING IN THE BACK LOOPS NOW AND THROUGHOUT

RND 15: [2 SC in next ST, 1 SC in next 2 STS] Repeat=24 SC

RND 16 and 17: SC evenly

RND 18: [SCDEC over the next 2 STS, SC in next 2 STS] Repeat

RND 19: [SCDEC over the next 2 STS, SC in next ST] Repeat

RND 20: [SCDEC over next 2 STS] Repeat=4 STS

RND 21: SC evenly in next 4 STS=4 STS

FINISH OFF

Attach White yarn in last ST of RND 20. Working in the front loops of RND 15-20, SC in each RND of White top of Latte. It should start to swirl and spiral. Sew in loose ends.

Cut tiny straw, attach using video as reference

Attach keyring

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Ice Cream Cone Keychain

FREE PATTERN TIME!!!!

HOW-TO VIDEO HERE!

SKILL LEVEL:

INTERMEDIATE

MATERIALS

Cafe Latte (Brown Cone Color)

Pink (Ice Cream Color of your choice)

3 MM Hook

Needle

Scissors

Stitch Marker

Keychain Ring

CONE

CH 2

ROUND 1: 6 SC in first CH

ROUND 2: SC evenly =6 SC

ROUND 3: 2 SC in each ST around =12 SC

ROUND 4-5: SC evenly =12 SC

ROUND 6: [2 SC in next ST, 1 SC in next ST] Repeat =18 SC

ROUND 7-8: SC evenly =18 SC

ROUND 9: [2 SC in next ST, 1 SC In next 2 STS] =24 SC

ROUND 10-11: SC evenly =24 SC

ICE CREAM

Attach pink or ice cream color of your choice

ROUND 12: SC evenly =24 SC

In back loops only

ROUND 13: SC evenly =24 SC

In both loops now and throughout the pattern

ROUND 14 -17: SC evenly =24 SC

ROUND 18: [SCDEC the next 2 STS together, SC in next 2 STS]=18 STS

ITS CRUCIAL AT THIS POINT THAT YOU CONTINUE TO FILL WITH POLYFIL BEFORE THE HOLE GETS TOO SMALL

ROUND 19: [SCDEC the next 2 STS together, SC in next ST]= 12 STS

ROUND 20: SCDEC around =6 STS

FINISH OFF

SEW HOLE CLOSED

ICE CREAM DRIPS

WITH ICE CREAM COLOR, RETURN TO ROUND 13 AND USE THOSE FRONT LOOPS TO COMPLETE THIS NEXT STEP

[SC in next ST, 4 SCS in next ST] REPEAT=60 SC

IT SHOULD BE WAVY AT THIS POINT

FINISH OFF AND SEW IN LOOSE ENDS

SEW ON KEYCHAIN RING

Crochet Free Pattern Ice Cream Cone