Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity. We'll hear their inspiring stories firsthand, whether fighting back from a career-ending injury or transforming their lives and bodies through diet and exercise.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
The Future Of Us is a powerful original series from television personality, futurist, filmmaker and techno-philosopher, Jason Silva. In this series, Silva shares his excitement around recent discoveries and inventions.
ACTING DISRUPTIVE takes viewers inside the businesses and passion projects of Hollywood’s top celebrities.
They say every picture tells a story and AOL On's new original series My Ink proves it. Travel along as some of the world's greatest athletes bring their tattoos to life through exclusive interviews and visits to their favorite tattoo parlors.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Discover crowdfunded small business success stories with author, comedian, and entrepreneur Baratunde Thurston.
Go behind-the-scenes with racing's hottest, young talent, 17-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski, as he aspires to make it in the #1 motorsport in America – NASCAR
Follow Scott Schuman, the Sartorialist, from the streets of NYC to the capitals of Europe on his quest to photograph and document the best in culture and fashion.
Iconic potter, designer, author and personality Jonathan Adler shares his unique perspective on creativity. Showcasing the inspiration Jonathan finds in the most unlikely people and places, Inspiration Point will add style, craft and joy to your life.
Serving Innovation gives a fresh look into the stories and passions that motivate some of the most innovative tastemakers in America.
A documentary directed by Alex Winter exploring the Napster downloading revolution; the kids who created it, the bands and businesses that were affected and its impact on the world at large.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Try masking fluid and ink to create a colorful tie-dye scrapbook page.
Tags:Tie dye birthday page,birthday craft ideas,diynetwork,homemade birthday gifts,how to tie dye,how to tie dye paper,paper design tips,sandi genovese,scrapbooking snippets
Grab video code:
Children’s birthday parties and scrapbooking go hand in hand. But sometimes you have to wait for the party to come up with your best layout ideas. When Samuel turned four, he had an awesome artist birthday party. Right in the middle of the face painting, his mom got a great idea for the background of his birthday scrapbook page. The inspiration came from the tie-dye shirt that she made for each child. Now to create the tie-dye look, she used masking fluid. It’s a light blue fluid that dries clear and rubbery and it’s easy to peel off with any surface. Here is some of the masking fluid that comes in a tube, I'm going to take off the lid and just begin to create a pattern. Now it takes about 10 minutes to dry. So I'm going to have to wait for this to dry. And I'm going to put, it’s important to always put the cap back on. And there's even a really handy cleaning fluid to use because you don’t want the tip to get clogged. Now once you’ve created the pattern with the fluid, you're going to want to add the ink. There's a number of different ways that you can apply that ink. One way is with an ink pad and a brayer. So I'm going to take and just ink up my brayer in the orange ink pad. And then I'm going to run it over the paper. You can see I'm being careful to put it in an area where I know that that masking fluids are already dry. You can continue as much or as little ink as you want. But there's another way that you can inked up as well. This time I'm going to apply the pink, and I'm going to use a makeup sponge. And I'm going to just put it directly into the ink pad, and then I can go back and add my color this way as well. And you can do that with all the colors you want. You can make the colors perfectly matched the photos or the t-shirts. And then you want to go back and you need to rub off the masking fluid. So I’ll start right here, and it's kind of, because its rubbery, it’s like removing your removable adhesive. If you scrapbooked ever with removable adhesive. Can you see how when the blue comes off, it’s giving you that nice white? Rub that entire page. And when you do that, you’ll end up with something that looks like this. Now this is a page from the book, but first we want to apply the photos. So I’ll bring this up and you can see here is the color photo. And when I turn it over, there are foam adhesive on the back that’s going to raise that up so that you get a really nice raised look. And if I go back to the scrapbook page, I’ll bring this in and you can see here. This just creates the perfect background for the photos of all the children wearing the tie-dye shirts and doing all of the art projects that they did at the birthday party. Another great technique to help you create the perfect background paper for your original pictures.
DIY Network is the go-to destination for rip-up, knock-out home improvement television. DIY Network's programs and experts answer the most sought-after questions and offer creative projects for do-it-yourself enthusiasts.