I love working on coastal crafts for the house. My home decor style is very coastal, so I couldn’t wait to get started on a new craft that I’ve been wanting to do for awhile now – a DIY shell specimen wall art project. These are so pretty and so simple to do, I had mine […]
So this is bead week on Crafts Unleashed! I decided to take a different spin on beads and how they can be woven into paper crafting. Of course it all depends on the beads! There are so many types of beads available. You can use the larger beads as charms or flower centers in paper […]
How to make a beaded cross pendanct from a beaded cross ornament kit.
You’ll feel extra-lucky to wear this gorgeous sparkly green earring and necklace ensemble for Saint Patrick’s Day! Materials: 2 inch bright silver eye pin (20 piece pkg) big value sterling silver french ear wires (6 piece pkg 6mm big value sterling silver bead cap (16 piece pkg silver shamrock cast metal charms (1 pkg) 25m […]
Here we are in the month of March, still snow on the ground in Wisconsin. Today is a day off from school and what better way to spend it than crafting with my 6 year old. She loves creating different craft projects and this one one she can completely do on her own. This is […]
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 […]
Today I wanted to do some comparisons of various adhesives for paper crafting. Adhesives are essential for the paper crafter and without them nothing would stick! There are so many adhesives used in paper crafting for so many purposes and sometimes it can be confusing. But ultimately adhesives really are a basic necessity for this […]