Some of the most fun craft projects involve using old favorites in new ways. Today, we will show you how our own Kim L. turned a few versatile craft basics–paper mache, pom poms, felt and paint–into an adorable Easter bunny decoration. The key here is stacking the round paper mache boxes on top of each […]
Craft Basics: Ideas and Inspiration
Looking for craft ideas and inspiration? You’ve come to the right place. Browse all our projects below for craft basics inspiration for all levels of crafting. Click on any project image below for detailed instructions and tips.
In yesterday’s post we learned how to make a unique Mokume Gane polymer clay pendant by layering and manipulating different colors of the clay, then setting a slice of our creation in a pendant frame. Today we are going to attach the Mokume Gane pendant to a chain, add some beads on eye pins, and […]
Mokume Gane is a fun and easy polymer clay technique. Mokume Gane (pronounced moe-koo-may-GAHN-ay) translated from Japanese to mean “woodgrained metal.” When you transfer that term to polymer clay it is a technique of stacking, constructing and layering polymer clay to achieve a beautiful unique design. There are many different techniques to make Mokume Gane. My […]
This is a great project to do with your kids. Make custom key chains by transferring images onto wood. I’ve seen tutorials out there that use gel medium to do this, but I wanted to find an alternative, as not everyone may have gel medium at home. I found that Mod Podge works just as well. Supplies: […]
To celebrate National Craft Month, we are hosting a Linky Party for the entire month of March! Link up any and all of your favorite craft projects and tutorials – and join in on the crafty fun! To up the ante, we will have one GRAND PRIZE WINNER at the end of the […]
Today is Dr. Suess’ birthday AND The Lorax Movie is coming out in theaters! Who’s excited?! What better way to celebrate both events than this great necklace tutorial from Amy Anderson from Mod Podge Rocks! We love how adorable this necklace is – and you only need four supplies to make this fun piece! CLICK HERE to see […]