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The Graphics Fairy - Vintage Images, DIY Tutorials & Craft Projects. DIY MARBLED CLAY BOWLS. | Gathering Beauty. Marbling with nail varnish is another one of those diy crazes that's been all over the internet lately and I've been itching to have a go at it. After seeing this video for marbling keys over on youtube and these amazing marbled pots and bowls over on Elise's blog I decided to make nail varnish marbling my next project.

I whipped up another batch of my stamped clay bowls, this time without the stamping and got to work. Things you'll need to make your own Nail Varnish Marbled Clay Bowls: Bowls or pots to marble, Nail varnish, Room temperature water in a disposable or old bowl, Toothpicks or skewers, Thick quality paper to practice with, And nail varnish remover for when things get messy. A few things to note before we start. Make sure you're in a well ventilated room. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Make sure to keep your practice pieces. 6. 7. 8. 9.

The great thing about marbling is that every bowl is different. You can find more crafts using air dry clay here. Free-Plans-Bathroom-Mirror-Storage-Cabinet. How to Make Dancing Ballerinas from Wire and Napkins. Ballerinas and dancers always exude a sense of elegance, grace, beauty and control, something that I would love to introduce to my home. If you feel the same as I do then you’ll just love this paper ballerina project. My plan is to make a whole lot more in different dancing positions and hang them up from differing lengths; I just need to find the perfect spot in the house to display them proudly. These would also make incredible gifts for any dancing friends you may have. Flexible wire from any craft or bead storeWhite napkinsCorn starchCold waterClear fishing lineWhite threadThin needleScissorsPliers Start off by bending the wire into the skeleton – all you need is the features of a classic stick man.

You can do the head and body as one piece, and each arm and leg on its own so that you can easily attach them to the body by twisting the wire around. Take your napkins and separate the layers. Keep going until your little stick figure resembles something of a mummy. Related April 7, 2015. Beads Wholesale, Jewelry Supplies, Jewelry Findings, Charms Wholesale from China– Black Bangle box 100mm x 100mm x 17mmGift Boxes, Jewellery Gift Boxes, Stationary Gift Boxes, Corporate Gift Boxes, Photography Gift Boxes, Clothing and Apparel Gift Boxes, Wedding Favour boxes, Craft Boxes, Food Packaging Boxes.

Learn Sculpting - Lesson 3, Part 1: Sculpt a Baby Elephant. Home Made Mod Podge Recipe- Don't be hoodwinked! - Lulastic and the HippyshakeLulastic and the Hippyshake. I’m so glad you made it here! There are lots of dubious homemade mod podge recipes out there but this is the one that is perfectly proportioned! The one handed down from crafting whizz to crafting whizz, and now here it is, in your very hands! I first posted this recipe many moons ago (six years ago!) When I was living in London. These days we live in a yurt in New Zealand (seriously!) Now, in lots of ways I am a hand clapping optimist.

There are some exceptions: Helmans mayonnaise (no other will do. Ummmm. Okay, actually, I think that is it on my list. So when I first heard about crafting super power that is Mod Podge I tried to ignore the screamy witch and find out exactly what it is that makes Mod Podge such a delight. Watered down PVA glue. That’s: Homemade Mod Podge is PVA glue with water in it. PVA (that you can buy in bulk for a few quid) with water (free) I kind of think the people of Mod Podge are trying to fox us all a little bit. Oh well. What to make Does it yellow? Sorry. Crafts. I found this fabulous DIY over at Wimp and I’m so excited to feature it here today! Just be prepared…it will take you back to the days of scrunchies and glitter eye shadow.

That’s right. We’re going back to the 90’s. We are making bangles today! This is a really easy one for the kids! Another thing that makes great bangles? Here’s the link to the tutorial… Wimp: Popsicle Sticks Turn Into The Most Surprising Thing When You Boil Them! The great Picasso I am not. These drawings use numbers as a base and are kid-friendly and easy to reproduce. One of my favorite animals to draw as a child was a horse.

Here’s the link to all 10 tutorials… Wimp: 10 Incredible Kid-Friendly Drawings made With Numbers As A Base A penny saved really is a DIYers dream come true and this roundup from Just DIY proves it. Pennies are so fun. Be the ‘change’ you want to see in the world and start with these crafts! Here’s the link to all 19 DIY penny projects… JustDIY: 19 Epic Crafts You Can Do With Pennies ‘Ladybug! Furniture Transfers for Chalk Paint. How to Restore Gold Color on Old Picture Frames. You can bring any gilded but faded antique picture frame back to life with a variety of craft and paint materials that are easy to use and available at hardware, art supply, and craft stores. These materials and techniques will also work on picture frames that are other colours and finishes.

Just remember that some restorative techniques may actually devalue true antique frames so proceed with caution. Skill level: Moderately Easy Things you need Modelling Clay Plaster of Paris or Hydrocal Goop Adhesive Wood Putty Rub n' Buff colourant wax Metallic gold spray paint Black hobby paint Metallic gold enamel paint Gold leaf, adhesive, and Pounce brush Show MoreHide 1 Remove the art work in the frame. Most read Comments. Needlework - Burford Needlecraft :: Burford Needlecraft White Mono de Luxe. Just A Little Creativity: Easy Distressed Paint Technique- Vintage Chair Makeover. I call this paint technique the lazy girl way to distress furniture.

Technically it's called the dry brush technique, but I like my name for it better. For this project, I found a not-so-pretty chair at Goodwill for only $4.99. It's a solid wood, Ashley Furniture Co. chair, probably originally a part of a set, with good bones. A while back I wrote THIS post about recovering an ugly chair, so be sure to check it out. For the lazy girl dry brush technique, you need a dry scruffy type brush, and your favorite color paint. For the distressed look, I literally gave it a one coat, "sloppy" paint job.

If you rub too much off, just go back and re-paint. Seriously, this method is basically fool proof. I let the paint dry overnight, then I used a clear coat of sealer. For another take on the dry brush, paint rub technique, you can also check out THIS past post on a set of candlesticks that I painted. If you haven't already, be sure to enter my current giveaways You can't win if you don't enter! Homemade Pinecone Firelighters. Log fires, blankets, mugs of hot chocolate, toasty warm socks… there’s something magical about this time of year. It’s been a misty, cold day here and we’re planning to light the first fire of the season tonight to celebrate the start of the weekend and our hibernation from the winter weather. In preparation I’ve made these pinecone firelighters, lightly scented with cinnamon and guaranteed to set the kindling alight with a pop and a crackle. I’d seen similar firelighters in the ever-divine Cox and Cox catalogue, but they’re not cheap and we have fires every night, so I decided to have a go at making my own, using research, trial and error to work out a way of creating them simply at home.

My research uncovered scarily complicated instructions involving double-boilers, safety goggles, wick-trimming and dipping and general scientific sorcery… so I applied some lateral thinking and came up with a much simpler approach. You’ll need: Firstly, gather all your pine cones. Like this: DIY Cardboard Deer Head. Tutorials | The Renegade Seamstress. Click on an image to see the entire sewing/refashion tutorial. T shirt to Ruffled Cardigan Tutorial DIY Bleach Pen Design Tutorial Fabric flower tutorial Pickled Asparagus Tutorial DIY Pleated Summer Shirt Refashion Tutorial DIY Fabric Basket Tutorial Men’s Shirt Refashion Chenille Pillow Tutorial Sweater to Mittens Kindle Cover T Shirt Refashion Get Out of Jail Free Sweater to Nautical Fun Tee shirt refashion Come join the fun!

The Renegade Seamstress is now taking sponsors! The Renegade Seamstress has been visited over 7,200,000 times and it’s growing quickly. Thank you for your interest in The Renegade Seamstress and I hope we can work together to create something wonderful for all of us. Like this: Like Loading... Paper Ballerina Snowflakes - Kids Kubby. Origami Kawasaki Rose Folding Instructions. This is another variation of the very popular Kawasaki Rose. Mr. Kawasaki has created many, many variations of the rose and this is one of them. This version creates a slightly broader rose than the first one we have on this site.

Made this origami? Comment and Submit your photo using the comment box at the end of this page! Also check out our Kawasaki Rose Version 2 Video, which should help with some of the trickier steps: Origami Kawasaki Rose Step 1: Start with a 6 inch x 6 inch (15cm x 15cm) square origami paper, color side up. Fold paper in half. Origami Kawasaki Rose Step 2: Make a valley fold about 1cm from the edge. Origami Kawasaki Rose Step 3: Fold paper in half on the vertical axis. Origami Kawasaki Rose Step 4: Fold the bottom right corner to the crease line. Origami Kawasaki Rose Step 5: Flip paper over. Origami Kawasaki Rose Step 6: Fold the left edge as shown below. Origami Kawasaki Rose Step 7: Unfold paper. Origami Kawasaki Rose Step 8: Fold line A-B to A-C.

And unfold. **Clearance Special Offers** | Craftmill. Handmade envelope tutorial. <div>Please enable Javascript to watch this video. </div> Good old-fashioned snail-mail has become something of a novelty in this age of emails and instant messaging, so it's always exciting to receive something hand-written and beautifully presented in the post. Whether you're sending out Christmas cards, New Year's invitations or just writing a letter to a loved one, you are guaranteed to brighten anyone's day with these handmade envelopes.

For this particular set of envelopes, I recycled sheet music. You can easily find this in charity or thrift shops, or try searching online. The possibilities are endless when it comes to your choice of materials; wallpaper samples, holiday gift wrap and old book pages are also effective. Materials: 4 sheets of your chosen paperPencilScissorsRulerHole-punchBaker's twine or ribbon Print out the provided template on scrap paper and cut it out. Decide which side of your music paper you will have on the front and flip it over. Choose your top and bottom. Lion Dog Costume - Viewing Comments 1-40. Pinterest. Sand Footprint Craft - Full DIY instructions! - Summer is my family’s favourite time of year – we’re very blessed to live 5mins away from many beautiful beaches. It’s not surprising to know we spend nearly every weekend during summer at the beach. I wanted to do a beach themed craft to celebrate the amazing summer we’ve just had. I thought it would be cool to do something that could mark this particular summer and try to ‘freeze it in time’.

This is what I came up with – Sand Footprint moulds – using just a Photo frame, sand, plaster of paris and some shells for extra decoration. Exactly what you’ll need – an old sheet or plastic tablecloth (to protect your work surface).A photo frame big enough to fit the number of prints you wish to use. Start by covering your work surface with something to catch the sand and any drips of plaster – we used an old tarp. Remove the cardboard backing off the frame and carefully discard the glass from the frame (this will not be needed). How to prep your frame. 3 easy steps… Hanging on our wall :). Block Posters - Create large wall posters from any image for free! Handmade Furniture at A Taste of Italy by Pompeo.

We came across the patchwork furniture we sell long before the Deli opened and we loved it so much that we decided to fit out the Deli with these beautiful chairs and customised Italian tables so that our customers could enjoy them as much as we do. Now they are a popular item for sale because they are unique, stylish and comfortable. Whether it is a chair, table, chaise longue or either upholstered item of furniture, you can order it through us made to your specification in term of background colour, style and size. Our furniture has been bought for the comfort of our customers rather than convenience of the owner. It is a great talking point in the Deli and will be in your home or office.

Delivery time is around 4-6 weeks. Free delivery. Friendly reminder: A wide range of our products and produce can be purchased in our online shop. How To Turn an Ugly Coffee Table Into an Upholstered Bench. What do you do with an old coffee table with a dinged up or stained top? Turn it into a soft, lovely, upholstered bench for your hallway, end of your bed or as an upholstered ottoman in front of the sofa. This pine bench was $13.99 at Goodwill (a little overpriced in my opinion). With some fresh new fabric, supplies and these simple instructions, it morphed into a different creature. The UGLY GOBLIN ugly table sandpaper primer paint paintbrush cordless drill dacron or cotton batting 3" foam (Fabric stores will cut it to size for you, straight lines only) electric knife with silicone spray spray adhesive twine or string scissors LONG needle (most fabric stores with basic upholstery supplies carry these) staple gun (an upholstery staple gun connected to an air compressor works best) It's possible, yet trying, to use a manual staple gun or try a nail gun staples crescent or standard pliers flat head screwdriver for staple removal button forms for covered buttons (available at fabric stores) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Make Your Own Sidewalk/Pavement Chalk. Have you seen the adorable shaped chalks they have on Etsy? Well, I have. And I may or may not totally covet them. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. This led me to wonder - could you make your own chalk? So you know I had to try to develop my own recipe!

Sorry there are so many photos... But I was pretty excited... With how well they turned out. We had so much fun making bright, vibrant chalk drawings! S made a cat. One last shot of the awesome chalk!!! OK, so now for the recipe. (What are Liquid Watercolors?) Next add scoop after scoop of Plaster of Paris. We use craft plaster (the very same that we use to make our Dinosaur Fossils) that we get in a small bucket from our local craft store, Michaels. Once the mixture is that thick (stirrable, but not watery), leave it to dry.

And finally, I know some of you are wondering if you can substitute food coloring for Colorations Liquid Watercolors . You can see some faint color from the orange and blue chalk we used. Gift bags made from envelopes. The event for which I needed that non-Satanic craft was this past weekend. In addition to little demon-free booklets, we also made these mini gift bags. "Baglets," as one participant christened them. (Or maybe you'd spell it "Baglette"? Looks more elegant than spelling it like "piglet. " Beats me.) Find an envelope of any size. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. All done. Update: Try this envelope gift bag project with decorative masking tape. How to Make Your Own Driftwood « DIY Driftwood. How to Make Leaf Skeletons.

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