DIY Floating Message in a Bottle for the One You Love

by Alicia Lacy

Make a DIY floating message in a bottle for Valentine's day
I love Valentine's Day, and the truth is, I always have. Even when I was single, broke, and in no position to treat my self or anyone else - I tresured the holiday. Here's why: It's a holiday centered on love. That's basic and not exclusionary. So, for years I've used the day as an invitation to tell the ones nearest and dearest to me how much they mean to me; a love letter to the ones I love.

This year, I'm putting a little twist on my love letters and upping my game with a floating message in a bottle that's a little bit The Police and a little bit The Fifth Dimension. Check it out!

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Make a Balloon-Boy Lamp

by DIY Maven


Several years ago, PID was selling something called the 'World View Lamp'. It consisted of a mylar balloon filled with helium with a light source tethered to its bottom. You could reel out the cord from which the light was attached to make a high light or reel it up to make a low light. PID doesn't seem to be offering the lamp anymore, but because of recent events, they probably should. Although, at $800 a pop, you might just want to make your...

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