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posted 1 day ago
4/22/14 @ 7:12 pm

ripvontinkle

reginautveniat:

text tricks; click the <html> button in the corner

image

<small> makes things smaller. the more <small> you use, the smaller it gets.

<big> same applies with big

<sup> makes things go up up up up

<sub> makes things go down down down down

<u> makes

theinturnetexplorer:

could someone please make me a suit of chainmail using this method?

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posted 5 days ago
4/18/14 @ 10:34 am

hyperbali
© crtv.mk

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trendgraphy:

American Handmade Typeface by ThunderPixels Store.


This is a handmade typography and inspired by the graphic design craft. Only the uppercase letters incorporated.

Get it here: http://crtv.mk/eULp

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posted 5 days ago
4/18/14 @ 7:41 am

thegodawfulgatsby
© softgardening

tagged as:
# hELPFUL
# OH GOD
# SO HELPFUL
# q
softgardening:

Build a #Mosquito Control container so you can sit and unwind in the evenings without dousing in DEET.

softgardening:

Build a #Mosquito Control container so you can sit and unwind in the evenings without dousing in DEET.

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posted 6 days ago
4/17/14 @ 10:33 am

thegodawfulgatsby
© soresoftheopenheart

urhotmess inquired:

How do you make the flowers for the flower crown? like specifically what material is it? Its super cool and I want to make one I just don't know what I need.

trilliath:

littlecofiegirl:

soresoftheopenheart:

Hmm, I just reblogged it from another site, but I think I can help you in terms of what to buy and how to do it. If you click the link, it’ll take you to the complete photo post that shows you what you need. In any event, here’s the list:

  • Nail polish
  • Floral wire, a thin bendable wire is ideal. 26 Gauge is fine. imageimage
  • Floral Tape            image
  • Wire cutters/scissors
  • a pencil or cylindrical object to wrap the petals around
  • Ribbon (optional)

DIRECTIONS

  1. First, you’re gonna need to make the crown. You can do this by using the wire you already have or you can use an old headband or anything that you like that resembles a headpiece. Thicker wire is also fine for this step.image       As you can see, OP twisted two pieces of wire together and left loops at the end (to attach the ribbon). Then they covered it in brown floral tape.
  2. The second step is to make the flowers. Using your pencil/cylindrical object, twist the wire around it to create a ‘petal’. Repeat this until you have at least a couple of petals. 3-6 is usually fine, it’s really your call. image
  3. SLIGHTLY bend the petals back to create a natural looking petal.image
  4. After you are satisfied with the shape of your petals, cut out your flower, leaving some wire left to attach it to your crown. 
  5.  Repeat the first few steps and make the rest of your flowers.
  6. Take one of your flowers and CAREFULLY apply nail polish to it, one petal at a time. Think of it like making bubbles. It may be easier to pour the nail polish in a flat plate and dip it, or dip the entire flower into the polish.imageRepeat this for all your remaining flowers.
  7. Twist the two ends of your flowers together to form a ‘stem’.image
  8. Wrap the stems with floral tape, preferably with the same color you used in the base of the crown.imageRepeat this for all your remaining flowers.
  9. The third step will be attaching the flowers to your crown. You can do this a few ways. One way is to wrap the stems around the crown. Another way is to just wrap the stems with floral tape as you go along, like the OP did.imageDo this until all your flowers have been attached to your crown.
  10. At this point, you can tie the ribbons to the loops like OP did, or decorate it any other way you like. :)

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Enjoy your new floral crown!

TIPS

  • You can purchase most of the items in Walmart, Michael’s or any craft or flower store. You can also order it online. :)
  • REMEMBER, this tutorial is just a guide. If you don’t want to use brown floral tape or if you prefer using the green floral wire, don’t be afraid to change it up. You can use any color or material your heart desires.

This is the link to the DIY Floral Crown post. 

Sorry for replying late. I hope this helps you with making your own crown. :)

holy shit this nail polish thing is so clever! 8O

This would be an amazing way to use up old nail polish…

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posted 2 weeks ago
4/03/14 @ 4:19 pm

runescratch

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runescratch:

I’ve been asked a lot about how I draw hoods, mostly Talon’s hood, so I hope this helps a little? Just a pretty basic thing but hey there ya go

Hoods are pretty cool, they usually have a lot of variety in how they can look (and sometimes people even wear two hoods at once) so just get creative with it and have fun

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posted 3 weeks ago
3/29/14 @ 7:12 pm

thegodawfulgatsby
© couple-a-hundred-of-em

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couple-a-hundred-of-em:

As a college student, currently really hungry with nothing to eat, I understand how hard it can be to get food. Sometimes you really just don’t have the money to eat and when you do, you waste it all on fast food instead of stocking up on cheap things because you’re so tired of Ramen Noodes and canned food you could barf. So, I’ve composed a list of recipes and resources that will fit a college kid’s budget and appetite. Don’t go hungry! &lt;3
Ramen Noodle Recipes:
Ramen Noodle Stir Fry
Sirloin-Snap Pea Stir Fry
Chicken Noodle Soup
Chili Cheese Ramen
Egg Drop Ramen
Spinach and Ramen
Ramen Spaghetti
Ramen Alfredo
Cheesy Ramen Noodles
Mug Meals:
Cheesy Eggs Mug
Cheese and Broccoli Mug
Mac and Cheese in a Mug
Meatloaf in a Mug
Nutella Mug Cake
Cheesecake Mug
Coffee Cup Quiche
Coffee Cup Chilaquiles
Mug Egg Scramble
Microwave Recipes:
Potato Chips
Corn on the cob
Scalloped Potatoes
White Rice
Fried Rice
Baked Potato
Chicken Casserole 
Garlic Chicken
Chicken Soup Casserole
Caramelized Onion Baked Potato
Soft Chicken Tacos
Pancakes
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Restaurant Coupons [1] [2] [3] [4]
Free Birthday food [1] [2] 

couple-a-hundred-of-em:

As a college student, currently really hungry with nothing to eat, I understand how hard it can be to get food. Sometimes you really just don’t have the money to eat and when you do, you waste it all on fast food instead of stocking up on cheap things because you’re so tired of Ramen Noodes and canned food you could barf. So, I’ve composed a list of recipes and resources that will fit a college kid’s budget and appetite. Don’t go hungry! <3

Ramen Noodle Recipes:

Mug Meals:

Microwave Recipes:

Recipe Generators

Other Resources

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posted 3 weeks ago
3/28/14 @ 3:22 pm

aworldofpretty
© soon2befit

thatmouseyblog:

anatomicalart:

digitalarcadia:

thegreenpaperclip:

maryaniloo:

kimmcheee:

ATTENTION ALL GIRLS: We ALL know that the lower stomach is one of the very hardest places to burn fat and tone.
These are some terrific exercises to do in the morning and at night to burn those hard to tone areas!
Do this every morning when you wake up, and every night before you sleep. I guarantee you’ll see results in a week flat!

Liking and reblogging for future reference!

Oh man, my old soccer coach used to make us do the top left one

Used to do these in ballet class.

Great way for us art vampires to stay in shape!Or if you just want reference for drawing characters exercising. 

these are pretty good for anyone to do really 8D

thatmouseyblog:

anatomicalart:

digitalarcadia:

thegreenpaperclip:

maryaniloo:

kimmcheee:

ATTENTION ALL GIRLS: We ALL know that the lower stomach is one of the very hardest places to burn fat and tone.

These are some terrific exercises to do in the morning and at night to burn those hard to tone areas!

Do this every morning when you wake up, and every night before you sleep. I guarantee you’ll see results in a week flat!

Liking and reblogging for future reference!

Oh man, my old soccer coach used to make us do the top left one

Used to do these in ballet class.

Great way for us art vampires to stay in shape!
Or if you just want reference for drawing characters exercising. 

these are pretty good for anyone to do really 8D

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posted 1 month ago
3/23/14 @ 7:12 pm

queenofthebaras
© helpyoudraw

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helpyoudraw:

Crystals Progress Tutorial by Pikishi

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posted 1 month ago
3/20/14 @ 5:46 pm

aparticularlygoodfinder
© daenystargaryen

jessica-messica:

zagreussits:

How to wear a knife strapped to your thigh with a garter like a fucking lady while managing not to slice yourself open because you were fool enough to carry an unsheathed weapon next to a squishy part of your body that moves when you walk.

  1. Get a garter from somewhere; this one is a sock garter from Sock Dreams, which means it’s made to stay the fuck up there.
  2. Get a fucking sheath for those sharp, pointy things and put them in the sheath. There’ll be a velcro loop at the top so that they won’t slide out if you hold the sheath upside down.
  3. Put the garter through the loop at the top meant for whatever you’re using to attach it to yourself. Attach it to yourself, adjusting for ease of grabbing. You don’t want to put it on your inner thigh because that is awkward as hell to get out. The only way you’d be able to get it out in a timely manner is if you attached the sheath upside down, at which point you’d need two garters to keep the sheath from tilting inward toward your other thigh.
  4. Oh no, now the sheath is hanging loosely and is going to make a weird pattern against your clothing. Tuck that shit into your stockings if you’re wearing them, or use another garter if you’re not.
  5. Pull your pencil skirt back down over the knife sheath. Adjust accordingly due to tightness of skirt and shape of sheath. Make sure you can get at it as quick as you want.
  6. People look at you really strangely if this is the knife you pull out when you want to cut your apple up.

Vital Information for your Everyday Life.

Also, if you have a pocket knife (or any one that comes with a pocket clip) instead of the straight blade one here, you can always clip it over the back of your bra strap right at your spine. It takes a little practice to unhook it quickly but it’s useful for if you’re wearing leggings or pants.

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posted 1 month ago
3/12/14 @ 5:45 am

britanniagloriana
© heyshezza

londoncrimes:

SHERLOCK FONTS MASTERPOST

I had nothing to do this morning so I collected all of my favourite fonts from Sherlock. I know some of these are already identified and well-known - but here they are. Very good to save as reference for graphics/edits. 

Here are the download links to the ones who aren’t already installed on your computers, in chronological order (and what they’re mostly used for): 

P22 Johnston Underground Deductions

I AM SHERLOCKED (Free) - Titles

Astoria - John’s voice in Sherlock’s head

AF Generation Z - Text messages and deducitons

The Recon Legend (Free) - Newspapers, headlines.  

P22 Underground Light - Hashtag “#SherlockLives”

Aster EF Medium - Speedy’s. Not sure of this one, but it’s similar. 

Helvetica Neue Pro Cond Bold - London Street signs. 

Clarion Pro Regular - John’s blog header. 

Bebas (Free) - Mayfly man scene

Trajan Pro 3 (Similar free font) - Irene’s website photos

Novin Bold (Similar free font) - Baskerville military base font 

FF Meta Pro Normal - The museum in The  Blink Banker

Shanghai (Free) - The circus’ font in The Blink Banker

I hope this will become useful! 

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posted 1 month ago
3/11/14 @ 6:15 pm

thesifsterhood
© thefrenemy

tagged as:
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The 10 Best Damn Drugstore Makeup Products (for everybody)

thefrenemy:

Sephora, I love you, but you’re bringing me down. I don’t have the hard cash to be throwing at you and your 36 dollar bronzers, eyelash primers, lip plumpers, and whatever the fuck else your beautiful playground has to offer. I can splurge on you, sure, but when it comes to everyday makeup, I need things to be a little more my budget. My budget is 99 cent Hot Cheetos and individual bottles of Bud Light Platinum at the bodega, just so you know. That’s why I love drugstores. The quality is still 10/10 if you know where to look. And I can put my money where it matters, in my bra and out to bars. Here’s my list of the 10 best drugstore products that you can find at any drugstore, Target, Kmart, etc. No speciality stores, here:

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1. Maybelline Volum’ Express The Rocket Mascara (7.99) I used to swear by Great Lash, but not after I found this little baby girl. This stuff separates your lashes without giving them that horrifying Spider Snooki Clump Parade. The brush is workable around your lower lashes without sending you smearing it all over your face like Lady Gaga’s Appluase vid. It’s a pretty solid dupe for Benefit Great Lash, and here’s the thing: I like it BETTER. Plus the bottle is so bright you can actually find it in my hell pit of a room.

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2. Maybelline Color Tattoo Metal In Barely Branded (5.99) Do you use eyelid primer? I did, when I got a tiny little sample of it once, until I realized it was 28 bucks and I’m not Leo DiCaprio in Wolf Of Wall Street. Then, this angel came along. It works exactly like Urban Decay’s Eyelid Primer in Sin, which every makeup Youtube on Guru sacrifices goats for. It’s shimmery and pretty and works well underneath other eyeshadows but still looks great alone. It’s a nice neutral white-ish beige, very Nature Fairy Queen. And no creases! No fuckin’ creases! I got no time for creases cuz once I’m out, I don’t look at mirrors.

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3. Rimmel Scandal Eyes Kohl Eyeliner (3.99) I swear by this stuff, specifically the nude eyeliner. Put that shit on your waterline and you won’t look like you’ve been on a bender of white wine and House of Cards on Netflix till 4am the night before. It’s creamier than fucking Phish Food, applies like soft butter, and smudges really easily for a smoky eye look. Does tend to get in the crease of my eye if I do a cat eye with it, but schlep a little powder on that area and you’re good to go.

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4. For Dark and Yellow-Toned Skin: The Maybelline FIT Me Shine Free Line (7-8.99) If you’re yellow-based like I am, olive-toned, or darker, this is the line for you. Every fuckin’ drugstore line tends to be more pink/pale based, and I always look sickly and Beth-like from Little Women. Not this stuff! This stuff is made of social justice warriors on Tumblr, cuz it doesn’t forget us minority types. I looorrvee the foundation stick when my skin is breaking out or oily, it has light coverage for daytime and mattifies very well. The cream foundation is great for heavier coverage and drier skin, as it doesn’t highlight the rough patches. Go at it, you Pocahontas Tiana Mulan Princesses!

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5. For Pale and Pink-Toned Skin: CoverGirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-in-1 Foundation (8.99) Of course I wouldn’t forget you sweet little peach-faces! This line has better options for lighter skin, isn’t too heavy, blends very well, AND! It also has more coverage, ie why it calls itself a “3-1” deal. That means you covers your pimples and red marks and it doesn’t wear out halfway through the day. Don’t fear the mirror at 12am on a Saturday on Ladies Night. Look, you’ll look effin’ flawless and drunk girls will tell you you look like a baby doll on the bathroom line.

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posted 1 month ago
3/03/14 @ 1:26 pm

archadianskies
© themightycaz

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moebiusloop:

tryinad:

themightycaz:

Know your place!

A guide for anyone who wants to write about royals.

Always reblog Noble Hierarchy.
Also, female equivalents:
Empress
Queen
Grand Duchess
Grand Princess
Archduchess
Duchess
Princess
Marchioness
Countess
Viscountess
Baroness
Dame
Lady

moebiusloop:

tryinad:

themightycaz:

Know your place!

A guide for anyone who wants to write about royals.

Always reblog Noble Hierarchy.

Also, female equivalents:

Empress

Queen

Grand Duchess

Grand Princess

Archduchess

Duchess

Princess

Marchioness

Countess

Viscountess

Baroness

Dame

Lady

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posted 1 month ago
3/01/14 @ 3:50 am

cunningarborist
© cosplaylolitatutorial

gothamsnexttoprobin:

thecosplayrookie:

cosplaylolitatutorial:

INVISIBLE SHOES
Tutorial: http://andsewingishalfthebattle.com/invisible-shoesBy: http://andsewingishalfthebattle.com/

these are great if you are cosplaying a barefoot character and the conventions has rules against going barefoot

YEES

gothamsnexttoprobin:

thecosplayrookie:

cosplaylolitatutorial:

INVISIBLE SHOES


Tutorial: http://andsewingishalfthebattle.com/invisible-shoes

By: http://andsewingishalfthebattle.com/

these are great if you are cosplaying a barefoot character and the conventions has rules against going barefoot

YEES

schnephanie:

THIS IS SO HELPFUL FOR WHEN YOURE ORDERING CLOTHES ONLINE AND DONT KNOW HOW TO LOOK UP WHAT YOU WANT!!

schnephanie:

THIS IS SO HELPFUL FOR WHEN YOURE ORDERING CLOTHES ONLINE AND DONT KNOW HOW TO LOOK UP WHAT YOU WANT!!