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Tinted Mason Jars in Rainbow. I love using mason jars for decorating and a seemingly endless supply of craft projects. But rainbow tinted mason jars, just like the vintage ones you can never find anymore? This one might be my favorite project with mason jars yet! Mason Jars Mod Podge in Gloss (buy it here) Food coloring Ramekins to mix colors Newspaper or paper bag Mix food coloring with a T or so of water into individual ramekins. You can do any color combination you like. Add a couple T of mod podge into your mason jar Add one ramekin of color into the jar and stir to incorporate it all together With a bowl underneath, carefully twist the jar around coating the whole inside with the mod podge/food coloring mixture.

Let dry upside down on the paper Do the same with the other colors. Place the jars face down on top of wax paper and a cookie sheet into an oven, set on warm. When they're ready, they'll look clear and the mixture should lose most of its streaks. Etsy {NewYork} Street Team - Indie Artists, Artisans & Crafters of the NY Metro Region: Homemade Polymer Clay. At different points over the last few years I've played around with different kinds of homemade "clay.

Etsy {NewYork} Street Team - Indie Artists, Artisans & Crafters of the NY Metro Region: Homemade Polymer Clay

" My favorite is a polymer clay also known as cold porcelain. Its main ingredients are cornstarch and white PVA or Elmer's glue. I like it because it's smooth and a little bit elastic to work with and dries extremely hard. It's also relatively non-porous so it takes paint really well.

And it doesn't degrade over time like baker's clay or salt clay does. But it took awhile to get the recipe right. Materials 3/4 cup white glue1 cup cornstarch2 tablespoons mineral oil (I used baby oil but reportedly even vaseline will work)1 tablespoon lemon juiceNon-stick potWooden spoon Steps. 旧纸筒别扔掉哦,可以做这个_来自姚柳丽的图片分享. DIY Network.

Craft Gawker. How Joyful. Hola there!

How Joyful

Here you can find an organized list of all my tutorials, projects and printables. I want to point out that I am no sewing expert and have no formal education in either sewing or English (Spanish is my native language) So I might not always use the correct terminology or best technique, I am always learning too! It might not always be perfect, but it’s sure a lot of fun! All of my tutorials and printables for personal use only, if you want to sell items made with these tutorials please purchase a Limited Production License. If you blog them, please do not share the complete post and share a link crediting back to the post and DO NOT link directly to downloads, please read my Site Policy and Contact me if you have questions, hope you all enjoy!

Flowers & Jewelry Tutorial: Anthropologie Inspired Necklace Link: Go to Tutorial Difficulty: Easy.

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Making a Stencil. UPDATE: If you are here at All Things Thrifty for the first time, WELCOME!!

Making a Stencil

Since I wrote this post about making a stencil I have found that making stencils are MUCH easier with my Silhouette Machine. So, if you would like to see an easy way to make a stencil with a Silhouette check out that post! UPDATE:Also, if you would like some FREE stencil designs, check out that post also! A few weeks ago, I came across this amazing image fromWhitewall and Co. I instantly fell in love with their stencils, but the prices were a little too high for my thrifty core.

Step 1: Go to Office Max or Staples and get some clear folders like the ones in this picture below. Step 2: Cut the folders and tape them together. Tape the two folders together to create a large enough area for your stencil. Board Game Box. Do-it-yourself decorating allows you to customize your home, apartment, condo, or room with DIY accents that transform your space on a budget without completing a full-scale remodel.

Board Game Box

Whether you're a beginner or an expert, we guide you with instructions, tutorials, and step-by-step photos for indoor and outdoor projects and room makeovers. We have tips, techniques, and tools to get you started on paint projects, the easiest way to freshen up a space or decor item. But it doesn't stop there! We'll demonstrate how to make over furniture with paint, reupholster cushions with fabric, update garage sale items with wallet-friendly crafts tutorials using fabric and paper, and create DIY wall art for any space using a variety of materials and techniques.

Button Monograms. This is a really COLORFUL & creative way to display your child’s initial.

Button Monograms

Super easy for sewers & crafters who have lots of extra buttons laying around. Gosh I LOVE buttons… Supplies needed: - Printer (to print out your letter) or a large letter stencil - Scissors - Cardstock (large enough to fit your frame) - Pen or Pencil - Adhesive, Scotch Tape Runner allows you to reposition buttons - Paper Piercer - Buttons and Brads - Frame without glass or shadowbox (this one is from IKEA) Click here for step-by-step directions to the entire project. Marble Magnets. I finally gave in and made marble magnets.

Marble Magnets

Not surprisingly they are quite fun, smooshing the glue out to make a perfect little magnified image is very satisfying. Here, in order of appearance, are the places I referenced: Make Canning Jars Look Vintage Blue. I bought these probably five years ago at an antique/consignment store.

Make Canning Jars Look Vintage Blue

I think I paid about 12 dollars for a set of four. Now you can expect to pay at least that for just one. Last night I was cruising around the internet and happened upon a link to a tutorial using mod podge and food coloring to make your own. Cool! In the original tutorial, she experimented with a few different methods and colors to get the look she was after.


Furnishings. Clothing/Accessories. Beading. Paper Crafts. Softie Making. Forum > Lego Mario designed using modo. I recently built this Lego model of Mario using a NextEngine 3D scanner, modo and big pile of Lego.

Forum > Lego Mario designed using modo

Hope you like it! Cheers,Keith I scanned a Mario action figure using the excellent NextEngine scanner... The resultant mesh in the scanning application... Imported into modo as OBJ and scaled to the size of the model I wanted to build (75cm). In a new layer I created a large array of Lego sized cubes which were approximatley the shape of the Mario mesh... Using Solid Drill>Stencil, I was able to select only the cubes which intersected the Mario mesh... The building begins... Completed Lego model in all its 75cm glory... Close-up...