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Which Glue to Use Where chart

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stamp carving tut English I love to carve stamps! is one of my favorite crafts. I love the endless posibilities it offers and the wonderful results I get. Thank you for encouraging to put together this tutorial. To hand carve your own stamps you will need List of materials: 1.– Carving tools you can find online here. 2. 3. 4. 5.- An exacto knife to trim the excess around your stamp design. 6.- Inkpad Step by step instructions 1 and 2– Trace the size of your eraser on paper, so you know how big your drawing can be. 3. 4 and 5 .- Place the drawing on top of your eraser upside down. 6. 7 and 8. 9,10, 11 .- With the carving tool, very carefully start carving the eraser. 12.– When the stamp is carved, stamp it on ink.check if you need to make any corrections. 13.- Your stamp is ready! Fun things to make with stamps Here are some things I made using my stamps. I bought these simple craft paper products and embellished them with my stamps and washi tape, so popular this days. Thank you Cards Notepads Postcards Notebooks xo, 1. 2.

Craft Tips I love sharing ideas and tips to make my “crafty” life easier in any way! You might be surprised to find so many items on this list that you use daily around the house… …let’s get started! Make sure to read the comments, too…many readers have shared AMAZING tips! Use a cookie sheet w/ newspaper or wax paper for a portable craft surface…super easy cleanup! Sharpen your scissors by cutting sand paper. Place a little bit of Vaseline to the end of your glue gun to get rid of those long glue strings. Soak your paint brushes in fabric softener or hair conditioner for 10 min…cleans right off! Recycle large plastic lids by using them for a painter’s palette or cutting them up for stencils. Need to create a large pattern? Keeping a magnet close by makes picking up those sewing pins a cinch! Use cereal boxes for sewing pattern templates. Break up some styrofoam to create snow for craft projects. Keep those cardboard boxes! Use cereal boxes as fabric bolts. Get rid of stray threads by using a bristle brush.

Toilet Paper Roll Wall Art Well that’s a mouthful! So the time has come, it’s Pinterest Challenge time again! Every season Sherry from YHL and Katie from Bower Power throw a little link party to get people to stop pinning things and actually start making. This couldn’t have come at a better time because I have wanted to start this project forever and once Miss Kelly made her way into my kitchen I knew it was time to start it. This was the image I saw that sparked me to start saving my toilet paper rolls. I literally have been saving my rolls for. ever. Here’s what my toilet paper wall art turned into! Ok let’s get down to the nitty gritty. Next, I cut them up. Then, I took 4 pieces and glued them together using a hot glue gun. I continued doing this until I had about 40. Then I took the mirror I was going to use (10″ mirror purchased at Joann’s for $8) and placed it on the floor and started adding all the circles around keeping in mind that I wanted to keep it in a circle. Linking Up To: Young House Love Bower Power

Dream Catcher tut This Thanksgiving I'm going to focus on the Indians whose help enabled the Pilgrims to survive. A dream catcher is the perfect Native American craft. I looked on YouTube and found several video tutorials but was a bit surprised to find that the materials to make one were more expensive than I had thought (about $35) so I looked around for some substitutions. I had a scrap piece of leather that I cut into 1/4" strips. Using Shoe Goop, I glued the strips together and clamped them with clips. I clamped one end of the leather strip to the hoop leaving a 3" tail and started wrapping around the metal ring. The beading department of Michael's had some cording that was more reasonable than the artificial sinew in their leather-craft department. Next I cut a length of cording that was longer than I thought I'd need and wrapped it into a bobbin. I tied the end on the hoop and proceeded to loop the cord going under, over and through and then pulled it taut.

DIY Air-Dried Porcelain Anything that is quick, affordable and makes beautiful things is a craft winner for me . But…I often find myself uninspired for something new and different. I’ve found it in air dried porcelain (aka Porcelana Fria). What will someone make with 3 cups of white glue (PVA) 3 cups of cornstarch (Corn flour) one tablespoon of white vinegar one tablespoon of glycerin (health food or hobby shop), and 2 tablespoons of canola oil? The beautiful mouse and necklace pictured (compliments of Espirit ) is the answer! Amazingly simple and a GREAT school holiday project, get the kids into the kitchen to cook up some home made, air dried, porcelain. Let’s make it: In a mixing bowl (or non-stick pan) mix 3 cups of white glue and 3 cups of cornstarch. For microwave heating : Cook in a microwave-compatible recipient for 2 to 3 minutes on high (for a 800W oven; longer for a less powerful oven). Stove top : Cook in a saucepan over low heat for about 15 minutes. This one’s a big thumbs up from me.

24 - THE DIRTY - Dirty Laundry - {the blog} Friendship Day is 8/7. So I'm going to try my hand at making some friendship bracelets for a few of my friends that have helped me SO much with Dirty Laundry over the past several weeks. I'm going to try to make some snazzy ones! Here is my inspiration. 1. Hand Printed 'Insanity' Braided Cuff BraceletThis bracelet is made with hand printed fabric and super soft sued.I just LOVE how it all comes together. 2. 3. 4. 5. I wonder which one I'm going to make?!? Update on Friday, April 13, 2012 at 5:27PM by Jeanee PLEASE NOTE: Due to the popularity of this blog post I want to note, again, that this is my inspiration and each bracelet has a link to the ORIGINAL maker giving them credit to their creations.

DIY | Doily Lantern | Glamour and Grace The lovely Sarah is back again this month with another fabulous DIY! This one is so simple and chic, I know you all are going to love it! Happy spring, readers! Materials: 4-5 doilies per lamp (preferably round and about 5-6 inches in diameter, depending on the size you want the orb to be. ***Before you start, make sure to wash your doilies by hand with a mild soap and lukewarm water in the sink. Step 1: Take your rubber ball or balloon and place it in a small dish to keep it steady while you work. Step 2: Once you have the doilies arranged how you want them, pour some fabric stiffener onto the palate or wax paper. Step 3: Leave a small area open so that you can insert the LED tea light. Step 4: Let the doilies dry overnight to ensure that it is COMPLETELY dry before handling. Step 5: Once the doilies are dry, use a blade to pop the balloon/rubber ball. Simple steps to a stunning centerpiece! Have fun and stay crafty! Share:

DIY Fabric Prints: Inkodye I played with Inkodye again—a photo-sensitive dye that uses the sun to develop prints on natural materials like wood and fabric. One nice thing about using this dye instead of fabric paint is that fabric stays soft and flexible, instead of stiffening like it does with paint. Plus watching prints develop is always fun! I made a simple cloud design this time, since I knew that achieving perfectly crisp edges is tricky due to shadows that might occur. To make your own cloud print, you'll need Inkodye, fabric, a foam brush, a large piece of cardboard wrapped in plastic for your work surface, masking tape, cardboard for cutting out shapes, a pencil and scissors. Sketch clouds onto cardboard. Cut out the clouds. Tape the edges of the fabric to your work surface to keep it in place while you brush on dye. Mix up your Inkodye solution. In a dim room away from direct sunlight, quickly brush the dye evenly over the surface of the fabric. Arrange the cloud cut-outs over the fabric.

making chapstick When the weather gets cooler my mind turns not only to knitting but also to making body products. I made chapstick already last year, but wasn’t overly happy with the recipe, so I tried a different one this year. I used: 20% beeswax 25% coconut oil 15% cocoa butter 40% olive oil No coloring, no scent, no smell. The process is very simple: 1. 2. 3. Done! Like this: Like Loading... Make-up Magnet Board - StumbleUpon We all know with craft blogs that original ideas are often hard to come by, we find ideas we love and make them our own but we didn't come up with the idea ourselves. I feel like I've finally done something original here and I'm excited about it. I'll show you the finished product and then explain. Behold my Make-up Magnet Board. I have a friend who is beautiful and stylish and has always loved make-up but recently took a course that intensified her love. The basket was a mess and I was overwhelmed with all my choices never knowing what to use, digging through to see what I had and find what I wanted was a pain. I painted it (The hard way, with a brush instead of spray paint. I went to the hardware store and picked up some metal and had them cut it to fit inside my frame. Here comes the brilliant part though. Here's the stash of eye shadows we're talking about (I've even added a couple since this picture). Next I wanted a place to store my brushes and liners though.

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