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DIY Candy Surprise

DIY Candy Surprise

Rachel Dinh-Lopez, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

Christmas is less than twenty days away and in honor of low-budget students looking for creative, inexpensive gifts, I’ve decided to DIY a sweet and easy mason jar gift: Candy Surprise. You will need: Mason jar Candy of your choice Hot glue gun Hot glue stick Construction paper Tape Surprise...

DIY Butterbeer

Lily Tran, Feature Editor

November 23, 2016

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them just came out this past weekend and in honor of new films set in the Wizarding World, I’ve decided to DIY a famous and popular wizarding drink: butterbeer! You will need: Measuring spoons/cups Blender Freezer Stove Saucepan Butterbeer Base Ingredients: 1...

DIY Polaroid String Display

DIY Polaroid String Display

Kylie Yamada, Feature Editor

November 9, 2016

Materials: Paper clips, scissors, string of any kind, push pins. 1. Cut the string to desired length. Remember to leave enough length for all the pictures you want to hang. 2. Place paperclips so that the string will be behind the picture hanged. 3. Tie the string to the push pins and place ont...

DIY Mug

DIY Mug

Lily Tran, Feature Editor

September 28, 2016

Step 1: Clean mugs with rubbing alcohol to remove any residue. Step 2: Using an oil based paint pen, draw your design on your mug. Step 3: Allow the mug to dry and go over your design with marker again. Step 4: Let the design dry for 24-72 hours and place it in a cool oven. Step 5: Turn the oven on a...

DIY: Pinata

DIY: Pinata

Lily Tran, Feature Editor

September 7, 2016

Materials: Cardboard Pencil/Marker Masking tape Scissors or utility knife Glue Paintbrush Streamer or tissue paper Candy (optional) Ruler Step 1: Draw out design on cardboard. Step 2: Cut out design. Make sure to make two of each design to make the front and back. Also cut out 2.5 inch...

Pencil Wands

Pencil Wands

Lily Tran, Staff Writer

September 1, 2016

Materials: 2 pieces of paper 1 wood pencil paint paint brushes Mod Podge hot glue gun scissors tape Step 1: Place the pencil at the edge of the paper and roll the paper around the pencil. Step 2: Tape the edge to keep the paper in place and tape the paper to the pencil. Step 3: Cut off excess and begin to stuff the hollow inside of the ...

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