Like a kid who has a big day coming up, I barely slept following the 3-day competition.
The organizers said they will announce the winner this week.
THE SUSPENSE IS KILLING ME!!!
|More photos of the bazaar here|
To keep myself from going insane, I kept myself busy...as usual.
Some of our latest creations are these DIY necklaces from gold wires and old t-shirts.
|Fringe Necklace from old t-shirts|
Just last week, I spent almost an entire day in a shoot for another episode for "Good News".
In case you're in the same state as me (currently worrying to death)...then, here's a useful DIY project to distract you from your thoughts.
The entire video can be seen here but for my non-Tagalog speaking friends...here's a step-by-step guide on how to give life to your old umbrellas at home.
PROBLEM #1: UMBRELLA WITH HOLES
1. Look for an old, unloved vinyl tablecloth at home.
Cut patterns big enough to cover the holes in your umbrella.
The patterns do not necessarily have to be the same size as the hole.
They can be bigger depending on the umbrella design you have in mind.
2. Put hot glue on the side of the tablecloth with cotton lining.
3. Patch it on the hole after a few seconds to ensure that the
hot glue will not melt the umbrella.
PROBLEM # 2: RUSTED UMBRELLA HANDLES
Often times, rusted umbrella handles are no longer adjustable.
Instead of throwing them away though, why not re-decorate them so your kids
can use them without cringing at the thought of bringing their mommy-looking-umbrellas in school.
1. To ensure that they're safe to use, clean the rusted umbrella parts and wipe them to dry.
To give it a kid's vibe, cover the handle with their choice of lace.
2. Embellish the umbrella top using any water resistant craft embellishments
at home. Attach them using hot glue.
Again, wait for the glue to cool a bit before patching.
3. You can also cut patterns from old umbrella tops that are beyond rescue.
Since they're made for the rain...they're perfect for the project.
4. Attach with hot glue and add more colors using fabric paint.
Hope this project gets your mind off some of your daily worries.
Now off to more DIYs.
I'm just so nervous I can't keep still.