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DIY Fake Piercing

Hey DIYers! If you're anything like me, you think piercings are super cool but you're too scared to get them. That's why today's DIY will help you achieve a fake piercing, so you won't have to live with a permanent hole in your face. This specific DIY is intended to look like a cartilage piercing, but you could also use it for a nose, lobe, or lip piercing.

You will need:
- Silver paperclip
- Pliers
- Clear nail polish
- Chapstick

1. Straighten out the paperclip with the plier
2. Wind the end of the paperclip around the chapstick
3. Cut the unwound part of the paperclip with the pliers
4. Pull the ends of the winded paperclip to make enough space to put it on your ear.
5. Paint the ends of the paperclip with the clear nail polish to soften the sharp edges.
6. Let it dry.

You're done! I hope you enjoyed this DIY tutorial for DIY Fake Piercing! Stay tuned for more DIYs coming soon! -Madi from DIY With Madi

DIY Polaroid Photos WITHOUT a Polaroid Camera!

Hey DIYers! Today I'm going to show you how to make DIY Polaroid Photos WITHOUT a Polaroid camera. Polaroid cameras cost SO much money, plus you have to buy the film, and in my opinion, it's not worth the expense when you can just make your own polaroids for super cheap! Let's get started.

You will need:
- Copy and paste this polaroid border in Microsoft Word. Resize as needed, and then print.
- An exacto knife
- White cardstock paper (or you can use others if you don't want the classic polaroid frame color)
- Your own photos that will fit inside the polaroid frame.
- A pencil
- Scotch tape

1. Using your exacto knife, carefully out the center of the polaroid frame you printed.
2. Trace the polaroid frame on your cardstock paper.
3. Use the exacto knife to cut out the center of your cardstock polaroid frames.
4. Tape your photos to the polaroid frames.

You're done! I hope you enjoyed this DIY tutorial for DIY Polaroid Photos! Tip: If you filter your photos fi…

DIY Calendar!

Hey DIYers, happy 2018! I hope you all had a fun and safe night last night. Today's DIY is a DIY Calendar! Yes, you'll be a few days behind from crossing off each day as it passes, but you'll catch up in no time. Let's get started!

You will need:
- Balsa wood
- A black marker
- C-hooks
- 12 instax polaroid photos
- Small blank cards
- A hole punch
- A craft knife
- A glue gun
- A ruler

1. Cut two pieces of balsa wood that are the same size with a craft knife. My pieces were 21cm long which fitted 3 cards with room around them. I suggest you measure out your cards in case they are a different size.
2. Paint one or both pieces of your balsa wood however you would like them to suit your room. One coat of acrylic works fine if it's a dark colour but you may need a few coats for something lighter.
3. Measure up where to put your hooks that will fit 3 different cards on one piece of wood. Then you should easily be able to screw them in.
4. Assemble your stand by g…