25 BEAUTIFUL AND EASY MACRAME CRAFTS
In earlier times, rhinestones were cut from the shavings of cut glass found in streams and mines. They were very popular in India before the Crusades; as the king’s tailor wanted to impress him, he stuck the rhinestones on all the kings’ clothes. Imitation diamonds were also very popular among the rich in the Renaissance period.
The art of gluing rhinestones on clothes has remained alive throughout history. But it was only towards the end of the 20th century that rhinestone became very popular all over the world. In the 1960s, it seemed that almost everyone was sticking them on their clothes. A few years later, when iron transfers were introduced for DIY in the arts and crafts, rhinestones had a huge impact on the world.
Today there are two types of rhinestone art. The first is the original sticker, which surprised everyone that the art has lasted so long. The second type is the iron type, which can be heated with a hot iron to melt the glue and make the stone stick to the clothes. Rhinestones can be seen in almost everything sold on the Internet, in local department stores, and even in local craft stores. Most of them are pretty cheap, but it depends on what you are looking for in a set.
Do-it-yourself rhinestone sets used to contain a few fabrics that allowed one person to easily iron the entire patch on a pair of jeans or a shirt. With some kits, the artisan could place the rhinestones in any order and heat the glue with a hot iron. Both are fun, and when the tinsmith is done, he can wear clothes and show them to his friends and family.
Rhinestones are mostly made of glass these days and are only called rhinestones because people use them to decorate their clothes. This was really the only way left for this type of fashion because the demand for real imitation stones soon led to higher prices for the stones, which were no longer usable for people. It also helped to preserve our natural gems. Colored glass has become so popular that iron transfers can be found everywhere.
Fashion companies have used these colored glass rhinestones to make thousands of different types, colors, and shapes for fans all over the world. The fashion world has strongly adopted the use of rhinestones for stage costumes. This is obvious, as the original purpose of using rhinestones was a sign of wealth, glamour, and exuberance.
Today, iron rhinestones can be found in many different facets of everyday life, from clothing to accessories and wedding decorations. Now you understand what iron is in rhinestones and how they are used; and you have also learned about the history of rhinestones.
FAST DECOR IDEAS
Here are plenty of brilliant hacks and ideas on how to easily decorate your home using macramé.
It won’t take much effort but you gonna love the result.
Create gorgeous hanging plant pot holders for your favorite home plants and flowers. All you will need is macramé, a favorite potted plant! You can adjust for any length you want. Moreover, if you don’t have macramé find a couple of your boring old T-shirts and a pair of scissors. Cut the T-shirt into same-length and width straps, tie these straps down in certain spots, and here are amazing hanging plant pot holders for your favorite home plants and flowers. Reuse your old T-shirts and create DIY headbands.
Use toilet paper roll and macramé and make a stylish necklace. Don’t you believe us? Just watch our video! Also, you will find how to create lovely easy breezy bracelets. Knotted bracelet patterns are so simple and require so few supplies, everyone can get in on the fun!
Knot pillow is one of the hottest home décor trends and we will show you how to make it by yourself. You don’t need to spend tons of money on it just take two pairs of old tights and fill them with rubber foam or cotton wool, tie this all in a beautiful knot. Voila!
Watch our video and create a stylish belt for your jeans. Just take some ropes, tie them in the right way and your new accessory is ready to use! The only thing you need to do is to choose colors that suit your personal taste and style.
Arm knitting is one of the most popular knitting and décor trends now. Giant knitting has become more popular because it is quite unusual but at the same time very traditional technique. Oversized knit blankets look awesome and make your home cozy and stylish and you can surprise your friends with this unusual item.
Watch our video and find many creative things you can do with pompoms. Pompoms are great decoration items for your home. Find out a lot of colorful ideas and have fun!
00:07 Hanging plant pot holders
04:27 Pillowcase from old tights
06:31 Brand new belt
09:13 Celtic knot headband
09:48 Arm knitting
10:59 T-shirt into a pillowcase
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