HOW TO CLEAN YOUR PAINT BRUSHES: Wipe off excess paint from your brush using a cloth or paper towel. If using oil paints, rinse the brush in turpentine. Use lukewarm water if you’ve been using a water-based medium. Never use hot water as it can expand the bristles, causing them to fall out. Wipe your […]
Craft Basics: Ideas and Inspiration
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This projects was something of a lark- Stacy made her fabulous Tower Of Hearts centerpiece, and she had all of these lids left over. I couldn’t let them go to waste, now, could I?? So I used up all of HER leftovers and made some cute wall hangings for next to nothing! Supply List: Lids […]
When I decided to make the “Tower of Hearts” our Craftista Jenny said “Why don’t you use Ranger alcohol inks to color the acrylic rhinestones?”. “Alcohol inks? What the heck are those?” (Okay, it was not said that nicely!) Well, I know what they are now and I love them! As I am not really […]
This centepiece will give your table or buffet a romantic and festive look- and it can be made in about 2 hours! Supply List: Set of nesting paper mache boxes Red Acrylic paint Foam Brushes Red Glitter Spray Paint Acrylic Rhinestones Red Adirondack (alcohol-based) ink, optional “Romantic” words (We got ours from this paper stack) […]
I’ll begin by saying the Royal All Media Art Set has everything you need to begin as an artist. It would make a great gift for any art student, just starting out, because it contains every basic art material you could want as a starter kit. I felt inspired just opening it up and reviewing […]