What if you forgot your car keys and that keyless entry remote banded to them, how are you going to get in your car? Well, if you haven't forgotten your cell phone, too, you can call up someone who has access to that keyless remote, so you can unlock your car or truck via the ...more
F for FAKE. This video has been labeled a "Faux-To". Commonly contested as bogus science, we believe this video to be a hoax. What's your opinion? Comment below. Regardless of what this is called, this free energy looks amazing when demonstrated. This video tutorial will show ...more
Many have tried to prove (or disprove) that tennis ball lock picking really works, but it still seems up for debate. Mythbusters have supposedly debunked this technique (watch the video). Someone over at the Auto Blog also has tested this car lock method with failed results (w ...more
Nobody likes having to stand at the crosswalk waiting for the light to change so you can cross. This seems to happen more times then not these days. A way has been discovered to eliminate this problem with ease. The first thing you are going to want to do is go to the pole tha ...more
This tutorial video will show you how to create the illusion that you have a pierced nose! This fake piercing looks great, too, if you're wanting to see how you would look with a pierced nose, ear(s), the Marilyn, etc.
Today's word is "faux pas". This is a noun of French origin which means a social slip in etiquette or manners. For example, you can say, "She didn't introduce herself to the host, a terrible faux pas, considering she'd never met her."
How say faux hawks were only for short hair? Get the faux hawk without cutting your hair. Watch this hair styling how to video to learn how to style your hair with a faux hawk. Materials: Finesse hairspray Bobby pins Babybliss pro nanotitanium 1'' straightening iron
Ever wonder how to make your very own faux night vision goggles? Well, Mr. G shows you exactly how to make your own night vision "glasses". Step by step, soley using household products. This experiment is just too good to be true. A foolishly easy experiment that will make you ...more
Watch this instructional quilting video to sew three dimensional faux cathedral window quilting blocks. These easy to make blocks add great accents to any quilt. The cathedral window quilting block is actually made up of four smaller patches with another square sewn inside. Th ...more
You needn't get rid of most of your hair to get that punk rock vibe going on. This hairstyling tutorial will show you how easy it is to get that faux mohawk in your hair, great for any misadventure. A mock hawk is the way to go if you want the cred, but not the dread of missin ...more
In this video we are show how you can make old furniture look softer. It looks really easy but dirty so old clothes and cloves would be advisable. First of all take your glazing color and mix it with a white. Then take mix and mix it with a glazing medium 1 part color and 3 pa ...more
In this video Kandee will show you how to create the perfect fast, and easy faux hair do. First start by blow drying the top of your hair going from the front and sides up and to the back. Next take a comb and start teasing it by brushing from the base up going from the back o ...more
This video shows how to make a men's hairstyle called a faux hawk. He uses a product called Renati Rock Hard along with got2be glued spray. Take a dab of the Rock Hard and rub it through your hair and make all your hair stand straight out, then spray it. Add more Rock Hard and ...more
This video helps you create a faux hawk hair style. The only thing necessary to create this look are bobby pins, a comb, and lots of hair spray. By sectioning off parts of your hair and pinning it down you are able to create the illusion of a mohawk. While there is no verbal c ...more
This hairstyle is only for curly or wavy hair, so if you have straight hair, you need to find a way to curl or make it wavy first. You'll also need a headband and hairpiece similar to the one in this video. This hairdo is perfect for that fake "faux" bob look and works well on ...more
In this series of instructional videos, professional interior designer Frank Messina shares tips and techniques for making an Italian-inspired Bellagio faux finish which have been passed down from generation to generation in his family. Frank walks you through the painting pro ...more
You don't need to stop washing your hair for a year and pour on texturizing balm daily to get punky dreadlocks. In fact, if you've ever wondered how you'd look with this funky hairstyle, all you need to do is braid your hair. Check out this hairstyling video to see how to cre ...more
If you've paid attention to the red carpets or fashion news at all recently, then you know that the gorgeous Rachel Bilson made waves - quite literally - recently when she wore a tight finger waves hairstyle to the red carpet premiere of "Sherlock Holmes." Paired with deep ra ...more
This video tutorial instructs how to use marbling techniques to make a faux wood finish out of polymer clay. Learn how to manipulate different colors of polymer clay to create a fake wood effect. This tutorial teaches how to make a faux wood polymer clay picture frame.
When most people think of stained glass, the first thing that comes to mind is a church, but it's become more popular in home decor as well. The biggest downside is that high quality stained glass pieces can be insanely expensive—and it's not an easy project to take on yoursel ...more
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Faux bois is a fancy schmancy French term for fake wood. And faux bois prints on furniture, pillows, as wallpaper, and even as ingrained barks of chocolate are all the rage right now. Bring the faux bois trend to cake decorating as well by making a gumpaste cake that looks li ...more
Just because you have a cathedral ceiling in your home, doesn't mean you can't enjoy the beautiful decorative texture of wood beams. Faux wood ceiling beams are a great way to add character and warmth to a plain room. Compared to real wood, they're cheaper, lightweight and eas ...more
Hotly contested video. The question remains, is the science behind the potato fire bonafide or bogus? We have yet to try it over here at WonderHowTo, and the comments thus far haven't indicated a solid verdict. Try it out and let us know! Is this a hoax? Or can you truly start ...more
Add a custom finish to a dresser or armoire by following the steps outlined in this video tutorial to add a faux finish and distressed technique. This a good way to add a finished to a piece of furniture that looks plain or undone. To begin, used a water-based primer that is t ...more
Finger curls probably don't sound familiar to you, but we can bet you've seen them before. Think Marilyn Monroe's tightly curled hairdo, Gwen Stefani's tight waves in her cameo for "The Aviator," or Rachel McAdams' curls at one of the "Sherlock Holmes" premieres. Finger curls ...more
Are you going to be a tree for Halloween? It's not the most common or popular costume choice out there, but on the off chance that you are, check out this makeup tutorial for a curious faux bois (or imitation wood grain) makeup look. Do realize before you get started that fau ...more
This video knitting tutorial demonstrates how to stitch the "cabled" eyelet that can be used to make really warm knits. The important steps are worked in rows 1 and 2; rows 3 and 4 are worked in simple ribbing. Watch this instructional knitting video and learn how to knit a fa ...more
Let's face it— we'd all like to have some decorative wooden beams on our ceilings in our living rooms. It's a great way to add character and warmth to a plain room. But you don't need real wood to get this look. There's a lightweight and cheaper alternative— faux wood ceiling ...more
This video shows you how to get a fabulous faux bob glamorous updo. 1. Gather needed tools a curling iron and preferred hair spray of your choice. 2. Pin up upper half of hair in the back leaving a lower layer of hair to start your first loose curls (curls should be loose and ...more
Ew, yes, you read right. Owl Pellets: masses of bone, teeth, hair, feathers and exoskeletons of various animals preyed upon by raptors, or birds of prey (re: spitballs of nastiness). For the lighter stomachs out there, have no fear, this Halloween party favor tutorial is from ...more
If you already have basic faux wood ceiling beams installed in your home, then you may still want to go a bit further, and suspended faux wood beams is the way to go. It's decorative, cheaper than real wood, lightweight and can add character and warmth to a plain room. This vi ...more
Looking for your next accessory project? Look no further. With this jewelry maker's guide, you'll learn how to a custom large-link chain and chunky glass pearl necklace with a feminine twist. For more information, including a complete list of necessary materials and a step-by- ...more
People ask me all the time, "Nick, what are the best blinds for my home in terms of Wood vs. Faux Wood?" Well the answer to that question is not so cut and dry. However, I can help steer you in the right direction. In this post, we will examine the pros and cons of both wood a ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a DIY faux fur shawl. First, hem on end of each of the linings. The linings for them both must overlap, then sew around the edges. Pull this inside out and then hand sew the opening to the shawl. Once you finish, you can put the shawl on ...more
While to many soccer fans David Beckman is L.A. Galaxy's current star midfielder, to a lot of female watchers is quite simply one hot stud. While the guy is gorgeous to begin with, there's something about his signature hairstyle, the faux hawk, that totally seals the deal for ...more
The difference between mohawks and faux hawks is that the former is punk while the later is in fashion. From Rihanna to Blake Lively, young Hollywood's starlets are totally digging the faux hawk trend and wearing it to movie premieres and awards shows. To learn how to create ...more
In this Home and Garden video tutorial learn how to faux paint a crackle finish on furniture. When working on this type of project, it is best to work on a horizontal surface. However, if you have to work on a vertical surface, this video explains partially how you can faux pa ...more
Learn how to style a fro-hawk with Petrilude. Petrilude (aka Josh) is a guy that does makeup. You may think taking makeup tips from a guy is strange, but Petrilude is a talented makeup artist. If you are looking for party makeup looks, great for going out to the club, check o ...more
Martha Stewart uses OOMOO 30 Silicone Rubber from Smooth-On to make a twig candle mold and casts wax into it to demonstrate candle making. She make fake wood candles! Very cute.
Using just paper and a paper punch, this how-to video shows how to a make a card in the design of a piece of film strip. This card is especially appropriate for movie lovers, and is really simple to make.
Outside mount faux wood blinds give your windows a great finished look. This Home & Garden how-to video shows you how to install them. Learn to dress up any window and room with outside mount faux wood blinds.
In this amazing, live tutorial (recorded obviously) Nick goes into great detail creating fake 3D text through creating multiple layers (without a script), as well as other great methods! This was a great video and even goes through some minor problems that you'll face when doi ...more
Rihanna and Cassie popularized the faux hawk by shocking everyone on the red carpet with a half-shaved head and hair sticking straight up. Achieve the shock factor of a faux hawk without going prison chic with the shaved head by watching this tutorial. Based on singer C.L. fr ...more
First you need to get some palm aid hair gel and rub it through your hair. Using a flat iron you use it where ever you want to start with your hair. While using the flat iron get a comb and brush your hair while you follow your flat iron. Using your flat iron move it upwards t ...more
If you are a girl with long hair and thinking about cutting it short, hang on a minute. Watch this video first. It will teach you how to create a cute faux bob that will let you try out short hair without doing anything dramatic. If you still want it afterwards, cut away!
Instant ramen noodles are hardly gourmet dining, but with a little extra time, effort, and ingredients, this humble staple of college dormitory dining can be elevated at least a little bit to resemble a more hearty and appetizing meal. Spaghetti sauce and a few extra ingredie ...more
Christina Hendricks has (relatively) short hair and pulls off the bob look beautifully. But that doesn't mean that longer-haired girls like you and I can't achieve bob edginess. Simply take a gander at this hairstyling tutorial to learn how to create a faux bob a la Eva Longo ...more
Do you want to have the latte experience without having to buy an espresso machine? Follow along with this coffee how-to video as Alton uses the French press to create the perfect faux latte. You'll love this latte technique, and you won't be shelling out money to go to Starbu ...more
Bored with your wood floors? Want to trick your guests? Well then set yourself up with a faux rug! This video will show you the steps to not only painting it yourself, but creating the desired "fabric" effect in your paint.
Back at the dawn of time, a man's worth was determined by how many dead animals he had mounted to his wall. These days, men still want to be manly but find taxidermy a wee bit creepy. For those who want the coolness of deer bits in their home, this video shows you how to make ...more
Learn the hand method for applying gold leaf gild to a solid surface such as wood, stone, or metal. • You will need imitation gold leaf, metal varnish, hot hide glue, gilder’s size and brick red synthetic enamel. • First apply the hide glue to the surface you wish to gild. • ...more
In this video from Katelynylyn we learn how to style faux French braids using rubber bands. First she makes a part from the forehead all the way down to her neck from front to back. Then she parts a section in the front of the hair which will be the beginning of the braid and ...more
Get started crafting and explore the world of mini bags! In this video, learn from Angie Kennedy of My Chic n Scratch (and who is also a certified Stampin' Up! demonstrator] how to make this cute faux quilt top note mini bag, perfect to carry your decorative note cards in. Giv ...more
One of the neat things about Adobe Photoshop is the ability to add color to a black and white image. However, it's sometimes difficult to get just the right color. This is a neat trick to get the exact colors in a section of the photo, while leaving the rest of the photograph ...more
During the winter holidays, we want nothing more than to snuggle up into our Snuggie tents, put on Bing Crosby's "White Christmas," and sip a steaming hot cup of hot chocolate. But during those times we force ourselves to go outdoors (to, you know, go to work and stuff), we pr ...more
Using embossing enamels to create faux carved stones with molds.
Whether you're new to Adobe's Creative Suite or a seasoned graphic design professional after a general overview of Adobe Photoshop CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this from the folks at Lynda, which presents a detailed, step-by-step overview of ...more
If you have some worn scuffed wood and want to give it a little bit of life. These steps might help you to ebonise, taking half the time!! First, sand the wood. Start with a 120 grade paper and finish with a 240 grade. From coarse to smooth. Once the surface is clean and smo ...more
Add a little fall feeling to your home with this lovely craft - create faux quilted pumpkins. You will need a styrofoam ball, fat quarters of fabric in various fall colors, crafting glue, a paint brush and a small piece of wood to use as the stem.