The Art of Doing Stuff. Make It and Love It: Glass Etching. Have you ever done any glass etching?
Well, neither had I before today. But wow. Such an easy, yet sweet little touch that you can add to any glass. Check out my new and improved etched Trifle Bowl. The perfect bowl for desserts of all kinds…..and even a great place for fresh fruit on the counter. Glass etching is also a great way to stamp your name on your pyrex dishes, to make sure they come back to you. And how about adding a little extra detail, just because…… (Edited to Add: The font used here is called Smiley Monster and I downloaded the font for free here.)
Sweet in every way. Are you wanting to make your own? (This technique permanently etches your glass. First, you’ll need a piece of vinyl with an adhesive back, like the vinyl you buy for vinyl wall decor. Then peel away the shapes, leaving the negative space all in one piece. The Silhouette code for the bird/branch is: bird_on_branch_C00044_23067 01/18/2010 Then peel the vinyl backing away. See how there are air bubbles? Good luck! Perfect For Renters: 6 Blackboard Backsplashes. DIY and Crafties / DIY Kitchen Chandelier. DIY ~ Paper Mâché Tea Cups. I have a super-gorgeous DIY tutorial today.
As soon as I saw this baby I knew I had to blog about it. The idea behind these gorgeous paper mâché teacups comes originally from a very creative New York designer Ann Wood. Ann has been experimenting with the paper mâché teacup design for some time and has posted a great step-by-step tutorial on her blog along with a template for download. You can find the original tutorial here on Ann’s blog. The images featured in this blog post were DIY’d by the talented and lovely Sibylle of Funkytime, who is a graphic designer and self-confessed design junkie. Seriously I ? Here is Sibylle’s take on how she created these cute-as teacups…. “Did you ever work with paper mâché? After all these great inspirations, I decided to make tea cups.” Here’s what I used: - Acrylic Paint - Mod Podge - Thin cardboard (Pizza Box, Cereal Box) - Thin paper or newspaper - Salt - Flour - Water Here’s what Sybille did: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.
Michelle x. Tutorial} Chalkboard Menu. Custom Chalk Lettering by Dana Tanamachi – Inspiration Hut. Dana Tanamachi is one of our all time favorite custom lettering artists and could quite easily be yours.
What makes her typography creations even more beautiful is the fact that they are created with chalk and whilst this is quite an unusual choice of medium to work with, it has provided her with an edge over the competition and her work with a gorgeous authentic touch. Within this article I have compiled a few of her, in my opinion, best pieces along with some insightful time-lapse videos at the end. Dana Tanamachi-Williams is a Texas-bred, Brooklyn-based graphic designer and letterer who enjoys living a quiet life and working with her hands. After designing Broadway show posters at SpotCo and working under Louise Fili, Dana opened her own design & lettering boutique, Tanamachi Studio.
She has been commissioned by clients such as Google, Yahoo! Re-Visited: Beautiful Chalk Lettering by Dana Tanamachi August 13, 2013 In "Inspiration" Chalk Lettering by Shaun Smylski May 9, 2013 October 3, 2013.