DIY Ice Dying Tutorial!

Here is a tutorial on how to get this really trendy tie dye look using ICE!

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Step one: Soak the shirt in a tub full of water and 1/4 cup of salt for 15 minutes

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Step 2: dump out salt water and ring out the shirt or whatever you happen to be dying. Then place shirt back in the empty tub and put ice all over the shirt like so

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Step 3: Sprinkle powdered dye over the ice. I used Tulip Denim Blue

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Step 4: let sit for about 2 hours then rinse.

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Step 5: put it in the dryer and then its done!

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DIY Watermelon T-Shirt!

Here are step by step directions for making these super sweet watermelon t-shirts perfect for summer!

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Supplies needed:

Cotton T-shirt

Tulip Fabric Dye in Red and Lime Green (you can use whatever dye and colors you want this is just what I use)

Dish tub for the dye

Gloves

Fabric Paint and Paint Brush

(the dye packet in the picture is not the color I used but it is the same brand and type)

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Step 1: Soak the T-shit in water then ring it out.

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Step Two: Prepare the dye according to package instructions in the dish tub. (you will do this for the green dye as well)

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Step Three: Soak the tops of the shirts (up to the end of the t-shirt sleeves) in the red dye for approximately 10 minutes.

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Step Four:Remove the shirts from the dye carefully so you don’t get any red dye on the part of the shirt that is still white.Then rinse in cold water until the water is clear. This will take a while.

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Step Five: After you are done rinsing set aside the shirts and prepare the green dye according to package instructions. Then put the other half of the shirt in the green dye for about 10 minutes. Make sure you leave a small 2-3 inch gap of white.

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Step Six: Rinse the Green dye out of the shirt without having the green and red sides make contact. After they are rinsed, ring them out and throw them in the dryer.

Step Seven: After it is dried the seeds are ready to be painted on. I cut up some poster paper and put it in the shirt to make sure that the paint doesn’t bleed through and get on the other side.

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DIY – Refurbishing Old Windows

Recently my aunt and uncle bought a fixer upper and replaced all of the windows in the house.  I saw all of these old windows’ amazing DIY potential. I have finally mastered  my distressed paint technique and I am ready to share with you in this step by step tutorial.

STEP 1: Clean the dirt and chipping paint (if there is any) off of the window! (This is not the actual window I will be using, just a similar one to show you)

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STEP 2: Now you need to tape off the edges to protect the glass. I use this really cheap tape you can get for a dollar at Walmart.

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STEP 3: Now you paint the base coat. This is the color that you want to show through the chipped paint. I am using a white Valspar paint.

 

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STEP 4: Once the paint is dry you rub over the trim with a bar of soap. Make sure it its on the edges heavily. I lightly coat all of it.

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STEP 5: Now you apply a think coat of acrylic paint. The quality of the paint doesn’t really matter.

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STEP 6: After the acrylic paint is dry you sand the areas where you put the soap giving it a distressed look.

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FINAL PRODUCT: Okay so this window didn’t turn out as expected due to the fact that this was actually a window I did awhile back but didn’t like it so I was redoing it. Because there was so much  paint underneath the coat of Valspar white paint, when I sanded it, it came off exposing the wood. I actually like how it turned out but I will post a photo of how it was supposed to come out, it will just be a different color!

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Make-Up Tutorial Featuring Mary Kay’s Limited Edition Sandstorm Pallet!

This video is featuring my new FAVORITE eye shadow! This Mary Kay sandstorm pallet rocks my world. It is so high quality, shimmery, and perf. I used many Mary Kay products in this video and those include the Timewise Foundation, the Signature Concealer, the powder, and the Ultimate Mascara along with the Sandstorm pallet obvy. I’ve been so excited about selling Mary Kay because I love their products so much! If you’re interested in the products you can go to my Mary Kay website to browse or order! http://www.marykay.com/jadenestes96

Makeover Time!

One of my favorite things to do is give my friends or sisters makeovers! I think they are all beautiful but I love helping them feel more beautiful and special by doing their hair or make-up!

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I recently gave my sister Alyssa a makeover that included dying her hair and doing her make-up!

I started by dying her hair a nice deep mocha brown to enhance her natural color and make it more vibrant!

The next day I did her make-up using my every day fall look tutorial.

https://justjadenblog.wordpress.com/2015/11/11/every-day-fall-make-up-look-using-only-drug-store-products/

The final product was beautiful and she looked lovely at out family Thanksgiving dinner!

JUST ENJOY!

Essie Nail Polish Review!

So today I’m going to talk about the nail polish brand Essie! It is one of the more expensive brands of nail polish but it is worth it for its amazing quality. I put three thin layers of the polish color I Pink I Can. I didn’t use a top coat or anything and it lasted for about 6 days before it chipped for the first time. I took each of these pictures below at night right before I went to bed so you can see each days damage.

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Day 4

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Day 5

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Day 6

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As you can see the polish lasted for 6 days! I’m so impressed with this nail polish brand and I would say it is defiantly worth the $8.

JUST ENJOY!

Sisters for Soldiers – AOII

So last Thursday I participated in my sorority Alpha Omicron Pi’s annual philanthropy event Sisters for Soldiers. For weeks prior we collected donations, put up and handed out fliers around the community and campus. We collected things like beef jerky, drink packets, chap stick, sun flower seeds, and cross word books.

At the event we compiled all of these things in a box and everyone put a personal letter in each of the boxes. Then we addressed them and prepared them for shipping to soldiers over seas! It was so nice writing the letters and personally thanking them. I loved seeing everyone from the community and the campus come and show their support!

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This is my AMAZING big Brianna! She is so awesome and I am so grateful that she is in my life! (This is us at the event)

 

 

The pictures above are of my sisters Sydney, Mary, and I running a station!

This is a picture of me writing my letter to put in a box and the right picture is another letter.
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This is my sister Sammy and she is one of the funniest people I know and she doesn’t even have to try!

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The night of the event was so fun! It was amazing doing something good with my time with a group of people that I love. AOII 4 Lyfe

JUST ENJOY!

Berry Smokey Eye Make-Up Tutorial Using Drug Store Products!

In this video I showed you how to do a berry (purples and berry like colors) smokey eye tutorial.

The products I used are:

Covergirl Concealer Pen

Maybelline New York Fit Me! Foundation

NYX Wonder Stick

Maybelline New York Colossal Volum’ Mascara

Maybelline New York Define-A-Line in Ebony Black

Neutrogena Healthy Skin Glow Blush & Bronzer

Elf Eyebrow Kit in Light Medium

Elf Shimmering Facial Whip

Hard Candy Purple $5 Christmas gift box eye shadow pallet

 

My Favorite Social Media Accounts!

Here is a list of links to some of my all time favorite social media accounts!

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/SassyHedgehogs

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/blackjaguarwhitetiger/

https://www.instagram.com/mypaleskinblog/

https://www.instagram.com/guy_tang/

https://www.instagram.com/nunis_nails/

Pinterest:

https://www.pinterest.com/abryangirl/

https://www.pinterest.com/jaymeemeetworld/

https://www.pinterest.com/bpaigehansen/

JUST ENJOY!