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Sugar Skull Painting on Wood, Inspired by Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos is coming up, which puts sugar skulls on the brain. (Yes, pun intended.) In this tutorial, I show you how to paint a sugar…

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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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The Art Of Pysanky

Where did the Easter egg originate? The tradition of decorating eggs dates back to the pre-Christian era and is rooted in Eastern European history, more specifically, the Ukraine. Pysanky…

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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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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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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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Pub-Style Table Tutorial: Build It Yourself

Learn how to build your own pub-style table out of a few old wooden pallets and some 2x4s. My table is simple, but it has proven to be very…

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E6000 Craft Adhesive Glue

E6000 Craft Adhesive Glue is a crafter’s dream come true! This glue is sturdy and awesome. I keep a tube of it on hand in my studio at…

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Learn How to Make a Fairy Garden

I am really into making fairy gardens, and my daughter loves them too. This is my first attempt at making a “self-contained” fairy garden in a terra cotta…