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How To: Display a custom-designed Google logo on your Mac/PC

In this tutorial, we learn how to display a custom-designed Google logo on your Mac/PC. First, you will want to download GreaseMonkey as a Firefox add-on. After you have installed this on your Firefox browser, type a search in Google for "how to change Google using greasemonkey". After this, click on the first page that come sup and download Java for Greasemonkey. Next, go to your Google page and you will be able to change what the "Google" logo says to say whatever you would like! This is a ...

How To: Make a glitter and lace card

Cards are so meaningless these days, unless of course, you make make your own, giving it that personal and meaningful touch. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a glitter and lace card, with help by Barbara Trombley from Art Glitter. Barbara designed this technique for making glitter lace cards using polyester lace, glitter, and sticky paper as a template to create lace paper that sparkles to no end!

How To: Install tile in your home using SimpleMat

In this video, we learn how to install tile in your home using SimpleMat. SimpleMat is a double sided adhesive mat that is designed to set tile on an existing counter top. Adding tile is a very easy way to add value to your home or give it a quick face lift. To apply, first remove the back of the adhesive, then apply it to the surface. Next, you will remove the protective tile and you can start to lay down your tile to the adhesive. Press it down where you want them and adjust them if needed....

How To: Origami a snowflake designed by Dennis Walker

For all you origami fanatics out there... Why not try this project on for size? In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to origami a pretty impressive snowflake designed by [www.origamidennis.co.uk/ Dennis Walker]. For this project, the recommended paper size is a hexagon with a side length of 10cm (approx. 4in).

How To: Make a DIY designed tank top

Watch this video to learn how to make a tank top or shirt with lace and a print. You need a template with the picture of your choice, some lace, some fabric glue and fabric pins or safety pins, and a flat board about the size of a meal tray. Slide the board into the shirt. Put the template on top of the lace, then pin it in place. Next cut out the lace along the lines of the template. Arrange the lace on top of the shirt in the desired shape and glue it in place. Wait 48 hours before washing....

How To: Create a scrolling background in Adobe Flash CS4

Want to animate a background you've designed for scrolling? See how to do just that using Adobe Flash CS4. See how to use the Code Snippets panel to add ActionScript functionalities to your Adobe Flash CS5 projects. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of the latest iteration of the application, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more inform...

How To: Draw a concept sketch for fashion design

This video shows us the method to draw a fashion concept sketch. You must show the figure of the person you are drawing. You can draw the figure wearing a scarf you have designed. You can draw the flowers on it. A lot of sketches are very long. There are a lot of vertical lines and plates in the sketch. There are long legs at the bottom of the sketch. The parts of the body are not in human proportion. You can draw bracelets and a purse in the sketch. The sketch would be finished with color, v...

How To: Design a Grecian urn with pink roses & other flowers

He says that he is soling to make some foliage, flowers and leaves draping out of the vase so that it gives you a feeling that you are in Greece when seen from the balconies of houses in the hillside or something. He first puts some lemon leaves to cover sides of the vase making them drape out, them he puts some comatose leaves on the sides along with the lemon leaves and asks you to make them hang outside from the sides of the vase so that it gives a real delicate look. He says that all thes...

How To: Make a tri-shutter birthday card w/ Cricut Paper Pups

The queen of cute cards CardCrazy09, shows viewers how to make an adorable tri-fold card using products from Die Cuts with a View (Pet Stacks) and products from the Cricut personal die cutting machine and the Gypsy portable design studio. CardCrazy09 demonstrates how she used two cartridges from the Cricut in her design, the Doodle Charms and Paper Pups cartridges. She also shows how using the Gypsy Portable Design Studio allows card making gurus to size their designs to scale. CardCrazy09 sp...

How To: Draw in Flash

This is a very simple Flash animation tutorial designed to teach beginners how to freehand draw in Flash. Easy to see an follow, learn how to use the pencil and color tools to draw in Flash.

How To: Make a shadow box to display baby shoes

Got precious items you want to keep safe, but are too beautiful to keep wrapped in storage? Then a shadow box is the perfect way to both preserve your item and show it off. Shadow boxes are boxes are enclosed cases used in dioramas that are designed to let light pass in only through one angle so the object will less likely be damaged by light.

How To: Deal with a hollow door when installing bath fixtures

This is a video tutorial in the Home & Garden category where you are going to learn how to deal with a hollow door when installing bath fixtures. Bob Schmidt shows you how to do this while installing bath accessories such as robe hooks, towel bars or towel rings. The product that you need to do this is called easy anchor. It is a metal anchor specifically designed for the right depth for a hollow core door. Take the anchor and drill it down the door until it is fairly close to going in fully....

How To: Choose the right set for your web show

This video shows the method to select the right set for your web show. The video tells us what a set is and its importance in the show. A set is a place for shooting your own show. The set should be designed carefully and properly. A typical set should be bright with various colors. It should not look depressing like a blank wall. Make a set which will look fine on camera. There should be an element of fun in the set. The set should be made to grab the attention of the viewers. The design of ...

How To: Make altered paper jewelry

Looking for a stylish new look without the price tag? This video tutorial will teach you how to make jewelry on a budget, with your main material being none other than paper and plastic tubing! This step by step instructional video by craftside shows you how to recycle old card stock, paper, and cardboard to make a holder for a plastic tube necklace. First they show you how to make a "matchbook" holder by just folding the card stock around the cardboard that create a little card that will hol...

How To: Make a squash fold-out mini book

The narrator starts by explaining what a squash book is. A squash is designed to keep photos, journalling or what ever you like. To start we require a 4x4 pattern paper and 3x3 chipboard. We then glue the chipboard onto the pattern paper. We then cut the corners of the pattern paper. We then fold the flap in and glue down. We repeat this to form another cover. Next we grab a 6x6 pattern paper, we then complete a series of folds. One diagonal, half horizontal and half vertical folds. We repeat...

How To: Make a basic paper airplane glider

There are very few pasttimes as fun as tossing paper airplanes around during class. But, don't you hate it when you make a really neat looking plane, throw it and it falls straight down? In this tutorial, learn how to make a very cool paper airplane that is designed to glide, so that you can impress your classmates and properly annoy your teacher..after all, isn't that the fun of study hall?

News: LED Embedded Cop Heels

Hubba, hubba, Mrs. Officer! Insanely ghetto fabulous pair of cop heels that belong in a Lil' Wayne video. These babies blink like a siren, and are laden with teeny, tiny law-enforcement detailing, such as headlights, turn signals and strobe lights. Designed by Tim Cooper.

How To: Make a Papercraft Rolex Watch

UK-based artist Matthew Nicholson is a man of many talents: designer, photographer, professional free runner and papercraft engineer—and in the latter of which, he generously posts free downloadable DIY kits for your folding pleasure.

News: Bibliophile Dreamland

For most bibliophiles, a bookshelf-lined house as beautiful as the Kazuya Morita Architecture Studio's Shelf Pod house is a dream come true. The interior of the space consists of an endless grid of interlocking laminated pine-boards, which slot together to form latticed shelving units:

Sewing the Invisible: Jum Nakao's Paper Couture

The challenge of creating garments with unconventional materials has become an all too familiar gimmick for most first year students at fashion schools. The end result is more often than not a catwalk of garbage bags, zip ties, plastic bottles and cans, assembled into a menagerie of mediocrity. Enter Jum Nakao. But while the Japanese-Brasilian artist/fashion designer does use an unconventional and impractical material (paper) for his collection "A Costura do Invisivel"(translation: "Sewing th...

News: Make Optimus Prime papercraft

Papercraft + Transformers = Fanboy nirvana. Papercrafting is enjoying a renaissance thanks to its nerd-love. Popularity of card modeling boomed during World War II, when paper was one of the few items whose use and production was not heavily regulated. Micromodels, designed and published in England, were a popular source of military-themed modeling designs.

News: Paper Airplane Guru Sets New World Record

Takuo Toda broke his previous Guinness World record of 27.9 seconds in flight this past Sunday. The paper airplane virtuoso, head of the Japan Origami Airplane Association, aimed to reach a 30 second long flight with his 10-centimeter-long paper aircraft. Unfortunately, he didn't quite make it.

How To: Design top-notch brochures in Microsoft Word: Mac 2008

Sure, not everyone will want to create brochures, but for some of us, it's the best way to get around paying a design firm— making them yourself in Word 2008 for Mac. The tools and templates inside Word 2008 make it easy to create visually stunning brochures for any occasion. The Microsoft Office for Mac team shows you just how to design a professional brochure in this how-to video.

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