I like to color. I admit it. When my kids used to break out the coloring books, I made sure they invited me! When Spectrum Noir came out with a colored pencil line- that works in conjunction with their alcohol ink markers that I already had- I was one happy camper! Coloring for adults! Not […]
Arts and Crafts Ideas and Projects
We have arts and crafts ideas and projects for everyone, from beginners to more experienced crafters. View our art projects for inspiration and click the images for detailed instructions.
To celebrate the sweet spring days ahead, I decided to create this watercolor canvas tote in the pastels of early daffodils, tulips and crocus. Combining watercolors with stronger yellows and pinks made pretty combinations reminiscent of the garden this time of year. The two basic things you will need are your paints and a canvas. […]
We have another awesome guest blogger this week, Amy from One Artsy Mama! Honesty is her goal, focusing on Honestly Doable, Honestly Edible, Honestly Teachable, and Honestly Wearable inspiration (something for everyone)! Stay in touch with Amy by visiting her awesome blog, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Hi, friends! I’m Amy, aka One Artsy Mama, and I’m thrilled to be here at […]
Summer is almost over, can you believe it? We can’t either! You know what that means, though… Back-to-School Time! ConsumerCrafts is your one-stop shop for all things back-to-school, so today we’re giving away a great prize pack full of many things your child will need this upcoming school year. Don’t forget about art class – […]
Do you remember this photo from my leather and barbell bracelet tutorial? Notice that cool, shiny base the bracelet is sitting on? Is that just paint? Well, not so much. Metallic paint can NOT hold a candle to the real thing. That super shimmery finish comes from none other than GOLD. Real gold. Slivered off […]
I have a couple of budding artists in my house, and it seems like we have projects and materials spread all over the house. I consider this a good thing- but I still wanted to contain the supplies a bit, and in a fun way. I made this custom art suitcase out of a thrifted book. […]