It is a non-permanent way to use your ornaments, very easy, and can be done in many variations. It is perfect to place on a mantle, table, or just to accent your decor. All you need for the basic version is a knitting needle and about 16-20 classic ball ornaments of varying size. I found my color coordinated ornaments at Walmart. They were $2.50 for a box of 10 -18 balls. Here is the basic version. The bottom can be simply left alone, adorned with some greenery, or placed in an urn or planter. I put this tree in my dining room using a collection of vintage ornaments. For this one, I added a star ornament on the top and made a coordinating tree stand from an empty spool of ribbon and some scrapbook paper. Experiment with different style balls and your favorite colors. I feel melty. EDIT 11/5/2012: We are no longer selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop.
We are now focusing on a new jewelry project, so please check that out and we hope you enjoy the tutorial below! Edit: We are now selling custom crayon pieces in our Etsy shop! Plastic Spoon Laurel Wreath. How to Transfer a Photograph Onto a Block of Wood. Recycle pizza boxes into wall art.
Art for pizza lovers!
BTW our pizza is delivered with a wax paper insert on the bottom of the box, so the boxes were clean. I wouldn't recommend using pizza boxes with food stains! I already had this idea in mind, but was going to use polystyrene blocks. But why buy polystyrene when I can recycle pizza boxes and create art for my home, and for the kids' rooms as well. Make Your Own Silhouettes. Have you noticed that silhouettes are all the rage these days?
I see them in magazines, on blogs, books, and the TV. I’ve priced them out a few times, only to be disappointed by how costly they can be. In kindergarten, I vaguely remember my teacher shining a light at us while we stood by a wall with a big piece of white paper taped on it. It was so hard trying not to wiggle as she traced our shadow which we turned into a silhouette. Thank goodness things have gotten a little more sophisticated so that as we can replicate this process without the need for a large light, and trying to make a 4 year old sit still for a whole 3 minutes. Now, there is no need to spend $$$ to buy silhouettes. Cheap. First, grab your subjects and have them stand in front of a contrasting wall. Take a few photos, sometimes it’s nice to have more than one to choose from.
Using your own photo editing software, size the photo to fit your chosen frame. Load white cardstock into your printer, and then print away! Untitled. Note:You can't use fishing line.
Don't even think about it. It just doesn't conduct light in the right way. Create Something Saturday’s- DIY Stencil Art. By 8thlopez on July 26, 2010 If you are a fan of graffiti or any type of street art, chances are you have come across an artist named Banksy who does impeccable stencil art installations and is now a world-renowned artist, even though he keeps his identity a secret.
You may not be an aspiring Banksy, but would like to make some stencil art yourself. If you follow these directions you will be able to easily make stencil art of your own all by doing a quick picture edit, printing it out, cutting it out, and then painting! Blog Archive » New Drops + Drapes. 3 Aug 10 HEYYY!!!
I’ve just updated my etsy shop with these new babies. I used a different type of paper this time, painted some twigs to go in a different direction, played around with ‘draping’ instead of the usual ‘drops’. My summer project: Bubble Art! Melted Crayon Art. Jessica Kerbawy, an artist and graphic designer from Michigan, has been making these unique works of art by lining up crayons on foam board and melting them with a heat gun.
Visit Jessica’s Etsy shop to see more of her work. Resolutions "Subway" Art - Tutorial.