Tried & Tested: Hanging Art with Soda Pop Tabs
On Monday I posted this simple idea to upcycle pop tabs to hang your artwork. Although many thought it was a ridiculous idea, others wanted to see it put to the test before believing. After trying it myself, I can firmly attest to the fact that this method is……solid. Solid as a rock. Although there are more commercial options available to you and more professional ways to attack the job, really, who’s going to see how it’s hung once it’s on the wall?
Owls, Foil, Glue, and Shoe Polish
(original artwork by David, grade 5) Art Club, Grades 1-6 This is one of my all-time favorite projects. The technique has been around for years, and I've loved using it several times with my students. This time around, our art is of owls and leaves. We first planned our compositions, paying attention to all of the positive and negative spaces. We wanted to be sure they were all interesting. Here are some step-by-step instructions. Let me know if you need help! 1. Draw your picture on paper…
Cool & Crafty - Alistair & Lisa's Barn Celebration | OneFabDay.com
Alistair and Lisa combined their talents of designing and decorating and brought it all to life down home on the farm.
My latest project has been the wall above my dining room table and also, these pictures. I've been trying to find a way to frame these photos for weeks! They are hard to frame because they aren't the average size; they are 7x7. And unless I want to lose some of the photo, I can't frame them in the normal frames. I picked up these canvases at AC Moore. I got the smaller ones for $5.99 each. The larger 2 were on sale for $6.97 total. I was going to hunt down square frames, but the cheapest one…
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How to Make Distressed Wood Barn Boards from NEW Wood | Reality Daydream
If you've never seen this blog, its a must! She's an Iowa girl and although I've never met her I love her! DIY Distressed Barn Wood
A Party Dress For Mrs. Snow - Aunt Peaches
Ten years of collecting vintage mercury balls and I still don’t have enough to make a decent wreath. Grrr. I blame Martha Stewart and her “tag sales” for scooping up the loot before the rest of us have a shot. In fact, I don’t know about you, but I have never even been to a...Read More
To all of you coming over from Pinterest: Thanks so much for stopping by! I can't believe the how popular this little post has become. If you decide to try this project, please send me a link so I can check it out! I would love to see your ideas! Also, there's a misconception going around Pinterest that you can use glue for this project. Several people have told me that glue does not work. Just thought I'd let you know ahead of time! Thanks again! Other puffy paint posts: Canvas Project For…
OGCC Day 15 - DIY Bookshelf Christmas Tree | OhGizmo!
By Andrew Liszewski I’m all for easier solutions when it comes to holiday decorating, so ... Read more OGCC Day 15 – DIY Bookshelf Christmas Tree
365 saker du kan slöjda » Gör retrogalgar
Jag kom över lite plastband för ett tag sedan. Ni vet sådana band som används som inslag till plastmattor. Jag har en hel del fina galgar jag har plockat upp på loppisar som är dekorerade med pla...
knitter's magic yarn ball
Blue Moon Fiber Arts yarn in farmhouse colorway :: little bird :: vintage buttons :: pretty pins :: wedding-type fake flowers :: measuring tape :: knitting pattern for slippers :: more inside
Tutorial: Vintage-looking painted sign from salvaged wood
Today I have a little tutorial for you. I'm going to show you how to (easily!) make these sweet wooden signs. I promise- they're a cinch, they don't take long at all to make and cost pretty much nothing. You will need: piece of salvaged wood upholstery tacks or short nails (optional) hammer acrylic paint (background color) black acrylic paint (or other color to fill in letters) large paint brush small paint brush ink jet printer twine Sharpie Marker or other dull, rounded tool This project…