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Boo’s Barbie dolls were not looking that great. (Especially Birthday Party Princess) Recently they spent a morning at the Lil Blue Boo School of Beauty. Here’s how to give your own Barbie dolls (and other dolls with similar hair) a makeover:
It’s time to give your camera strap a little personality! Here are 12 awesome camera strap tutorials to inspire you.
I’ve been helping my friend Daren transfer some of his old acting demo clips from VHS to digital format. I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to create a step-by-step tutorial for transferring VHS to iMovie because I know you’ve been asking for a while now.
First of all…..how cute is Daren?! I loved watching all of these episodes….brought back so many memories: Wonder Years, Hunter, My Sister Sam, Growing Pains. You can click the image below and see the clips on IMDB:
Ok, on to the step-by-step:
First of all, it’s pretty easy to import a VHS tape into iMovie for editing….but it involves a few steps because the VHS has to be converted into a digital format first. I do this using my Sony Digital 8 Handycam. I record the VHS tape onto the Handycam and then import recorded footage into iMovie. I’ve got two tips to getting this done:
Ok now to get started! To convert VHS to digital format using a handycam you’ll need the following which you can probably find from a neighbor or friend:
Digital 8 Handycam (DVC)
Audio Video TV Out AV Cable
Fire Wire Cable
Fire Wire Cable Adapters (if needed)
The first step is connecting the Handycam to a VCR. This is done with a simple Audio Video TV Out AV Cable….you probably already have one sitting around somewhere. It has the 3 colored plugs on one side and an earphone like plug on the other side.
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It’s hard to believe but Easter is just around the corner! Here are 10 DIY Easter Crafts for kids and adults.
There’s one more roundup over at Babble too! Check it out if you get a chance!