Glitter Twine Ball Ornament Tutorial
I’ve been known to say that glitter is my favorite color. Well, my crafty friends, did you know you can now buy Glitter Mod Podge?! Yup. It’s pretty much happiness in a jar. And I had the opportunity to test-run this magical serum this past week, and let me tell ya, I give it theRead more
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Acer embrace - view 2 Hey everyone who is pinning this image on Pinterest - this is not a modgepodge of glued up leaves. Please get your information correct. Thanks.
Maple - turned and carved; 9 X 7 Probably the most challenging piece I've ever done. Carving the interior space was a pain in the ***, not to mention my hand - especially after my finger surgery. I entered this for consideration for the Maple Medley exhibit. The wording on the entry form was a bit worrying to me because it seemed as if they were looking for mostly turned forms, but we'll see what happens. This started out as a hollow form 10 X 7.5 inches with 1.5 inch walls. Photo by Jerry…
Knoop Button Bowl
Iñigo Cañedo is an designer from Mexico who specialises in Design, 3D Modeling & Print. An entrant in 'the intelligent hand' competition on Design Boom, Iñigo designed & created the Knoop Button Bowl, by carefully glueing plastic buttons together over a hemispheric mould to form the shape of the bowl. I love how the translucency of the buttons creates light projections over the surface of the bowl and its surrounds.
String Egg Easter Wreath
You’ve seen string eggs before I’m sure? Well this creative crafter took them one step further and formed all those string eggs into a pretty wreath to display on her door for Easter! I…
"BIG" eggs/baskets just in time for Easter!
I have a friend on Facebook who had made cute Easter baskets. When I saw them I thought they would be cute as decorations. You start with a balloon, whatever size you would like your egg I rolled the balloon in the liquid starch first and then started wrapping it with the string. There is really is no right or wrong way to the wrapping the balloon. Depending on how you want your egg to look is how much string you use. I used one roll per egg. After wrapping the whole balloon roll it around…