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Felt Fabric

Most people are familiar with felt fabric. As children we may remember our teacher having a board covered in felt and she would stick colorful felt shapes or…

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Washi Tape

Washi tape is all the craze right now, but what exactly is it? Originated in Japan, washi tape is a paper made tape that is very similar to…

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Underwater Theater Diorama

In this tutorial, you will learn how to construct a diorama of a theater stage depicting an underwater scene with The Goddess of the Sea. Enjoy this tutorial…

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Shrinky Dinks

If you were a child of the 80s, chances are, you had at least one set of Shrinky Dinks of your favorite Saturday morning cartoon characters. If you…

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Paper Mache Skulls

Ok, clearly I have a thing for skulls and not just for Halloween, all year round! I love sugar skulls and all things Day of the Dead. I…

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Magazine Collage: Abstract Flower

Using items around the home to create art is such a fun and innovative process. The planning and ideas seem to come flooding in when you discover an…

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Design Your Own Vinyl Toys

What is cooler than custom painting your own toys? This newer form of artistic expression is taking over and landing in many galleries worldwide, some artists have had…

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Sculpey Polymer Clay

Scupley is a highly sought out product on the market that artists and crafters use in their works. This clay has been around for a very long time…

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Polyform Air Dry Clay

Polyform Model Air Modeling Clay is an air dry clay made by the Sculpey company that dries within 24-48 hours. When dry, it can be decorated with acrylic…

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Wood Slices

It may seem obvious to those of you who follow my posts on Art Supply Guide that I have this love of painting on wood. The surface is…

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Felt Donut Sewing

Here is an adorably yummy craft project that is both simple and cheap! Felt donuts are a fun craft for both kids and adults to make. The felt…

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Posable Paper Dolls

Paper dolls have steadily become a revived craft for both vintage collectors and parents who wish to share this dying art with their children. Many classroom projects among…

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Handmade Cards

Cards have always been a sentimental way of  expressing ones emotions or gratitude to another. Even today, cards are still a very common item to exchange during the…

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Valentine’s Crafts

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to mean spending tons of money on expensive gifts. We all know that some of the most special and cherished gifts are those made…

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Laser Cut Wood Frames and Plaques

Oh the dozens of project ideas that came rushing to my mind when I entered my local Michaels arts and crafts store and saw, not one, but two…

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Scrapbook Paper

If you are not the scrapbooking type, that is totally okay. I tried to incorporate this craft into my life when I became a mother. I invested in…

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Vintage Canvas Collage

In this video tutorial, I use a 6 inch gallery wrapped canvas to construct a beautiful vintage inspired collage. Supplies: 6 inch canvas Mod Podge (Check out the…

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Rustoleum Ultra 2X Coverage Spray Paint

For those of you who follow my art tutorials, you may have noticed that when I am using a spray paint for a project, my go to brand…

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Artists’ Corner Episode 7: Daniece Lyon

In our 7th Artists’ Corner podcast episode, I sit down and talk with Oklahoma based artist, Daniece Lyon and we discuss her love of all things crafts and…

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Magical Elf Door

Santa has outdone himself again this year! He sent my daughter this package around the end of November. It was mysteriously left on the fireplace for her to find…

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Holiday Place Cards

If you want to add a little festive cheer to your holiday, this quick and easy tutorial is perfect and just in time for Thanksgiving. Handmade place cards…

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Chevron Fall Sign

This tutorial shows you how to take a simple 2 ft piece of shelf board and turn it into a beautiful fall themed sign just in time for…

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Stained Glass

Many of you are familiar with stained glass windows of churches and other religious buildings, the colored glass pieces forming scenes and pictures in both abstract and realistic…

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Costume Jewelry

Halloween is just around the corner. Do you have your costume yet? If not, there is no better time to get in touch with your crafty side and…

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Potion Bottles

If you want to add a bit of spooky flair to your home this Halloween, why not make some potion bottles? This tutorial is quick and easy mainly…

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Tombstone Tutorial

If you want to create some large Halloween decorations on a budget, this is one tutorial for you! This low cost way to build a tombstone tutorial teaches…

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Outdoor Halloween Decor

Many people enjoy displaying large holiday decor outside in their yards, porches or in their homes. I had a family friend ask me to build a few of…

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Plaster of Paris

Plaster of Paris is a dry white powdered material that reacts when mixed with water. It can be used for wall surfaces, much like a stucco, as well…

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October Is the Month of Celebrating Halloween

October marks the beginning of the holiday season. This is by far my favorite time of year! In Texas, the weather is beginning to cool off, giving us…

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Assemblage Art Tutorial: A Semi-Steampunk 3D Collage

Assemblage artists combine found objects to create a layered, three-dimensional collage. Assemblage (pronounced “ah-sem-blahj”) is a cross between scrapbooking and sculpture. The found objects used in assemblage art are…