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Upcycled Mason Jar Lights from Boots N Gus - Epheriell Designs. Wow. I was just blown away when I came across Boots N Gus! I mean, how completely awesome are their collection of upcycled mason jar lights and chandeliers? Wait, don’t answer that – scroll down and have a peek first… …so, what did you think? I love the inventive designs and decadent chandeliers – combining something as mundane as an old jar with design style that takes it up a whole skyscraper of cool. Of course, my eternal problem reigns supreme – just which one would I choose?

Oh, and make sure to check out the rest of Jeff and Marks’ creations – they use vintage cookware in their light-making adventures, too. Paper Mache Recipes. This page contains recipes for several kinds of home-made paper mache paste, and home-made gesso recipes for finishing your sculptures.

Paper Mache Recipes

I have been messing around with paper mache for over 50 years and up until a few months ago I always came back to the easiest paper mache recipes, using plain old white flour and water paste with torn strips of newspaper. Now, however, I have abandoned the traditional layered paper process and use my new paper mache clay recipe and/or the even newer silky-smooth air-dry clay recipe for most my sculptures. However, for younger artists or for those who really don’t want to make the trip to the hardware store, these following recipes work just fine, and most of the tutorials on this site would work using these traditional paper mache recipes. Paper Mache Clay. Several years ago I developed a new recipe for a sculptural material I call “paper mache clay.”

Paper Mache Clay

This material is so easy to use and so easy to make that I now use it exclusively for all my paper mache sculptures. The recipe has now gone “viral” and is being used by artists all over the world. It might be a bit more accurate to call this material “home-made air-dried cellulose-reinforced polymer clay,” but that’s way too hard to say (or type!) , so for now, let’s just call it paper mache clay. The first video below shows how to make the paper mache clay, and the second video answers some common questions that I’ve received from readers since I first developed this recipe. I usually make mine fairly thin so it can be spread over an armature like frosting, by using less flour than the recipe calls for – but you can also make it thicker, with more flour, when you want more control over the modeling process.

This to That (Glue Advice) Quotes On Canvas Make Meaningful Wall Art. If there are two things I love it is family photos and wall words.

Quotes On Canvas Make Meaningful Wall Art

Filling our home with cherished photos and words that inspire makes me just plain happy. I found a great deal on a faux photo canvas and did some photo editing to combine two of my very favorite things. A little canvas for my daughter’s room that makes a big impact. There is something about mothers and daughters that just cannot be explained. A special bond that cannot be touched by anyone or anything. I did some photo editing using Picknic and made some magic using a simple and sweet photo. I’ll love you foreverI’ll like you for alwaysAs long as I’m livingMy baby you’ll be- Robert N. I have to admit, when I picked this up and looked at it for the first time, I had tears in my eyes. Handmade crafters label branding kit by Cathe Holden. Four amazing branding label sets in 4 splendid colors: Black, Celery, Turquoise and Cigar.

Handmade crafters label branding kit by Cathe Holden

Each color set has 14 different sizes. Start branding the products you sell! Label your bottles, tin containers, envelopes, cartons and any other product packaging with the same amazing design. Each color set is available in 2 different types of fillable printable PDF templates: one is auto-fill: insert your info and hit tab and the complete label sheet fills up. The second allows you to insert different information into each label cell or graphic. Use these size to print: Specs: These label templates are downloaded as cross-platform PDF files, which are application independent. Fonts: If you want to change the font type, size or color, (as well as bold, italics, etc.) select Control +E if you’re using a PC or Apple + E on a Mac. Tips: Printer settings vary from user to user.

Here are the images for all the designs in each set:


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