Learn the best way to rehydrate / reconstitute partly dry or fully dried metal clay with water to bring it back to a moist, pliable consistency.
I've seen pictures in random shapes since I was a very little girl. It was fun to look at the clouds and find a bunny or a butterfly. I think we've all played this game. Recently I noticed shapes that a wet tea bag left on paper. I've traced the shapes and made amazing pictures out of them.
Learn how to make simple homemade musical instruments such as: drums, flutes, clickers, shakers, sistrum, harmonica, tambourine, ankle bells, cymbals, bongo, guitar, and maracas.
Mason, canning, or glass jars... they can all be used to make crafts. Ideas for kids and adults. Recycled and upcycled Christmas crafts, centerpieces, wedding décor, gifts, and more.
Metal clay must be dry before firing to avoid steam that causes bubbles in the metal. Learn how to dry metal clay using foam, Teflon, a hotplate / cup warmer, dehydrator, hair dryer and other methods.
Your honeymoon, a road trip, and family vacations: these are special journeys in our lives. A great way to commemorate such an event is to compile an album that celebrates the highlights. The great news is that it won't cost the price of a castle.
Fall crafts are those that can be displayed from August to the end of November. In this article find unique and easy-to-do Fall crafts that will make your decorating a breeze. Fall craft ideas for inside and outdoors.
An overview of the five forms of commercial metal clay products - lump clay, metal clay powder, slip or paste, syringe, and metal clay paper - and the characteristics and uses of each form.
There is a proper way to color your wood burning project without raising the grain of the wood. This article explores the technique more in depth.
A simple quilting extension table made with parts from Home Depot, completed in less than an hour, and with minimal material costing ~$20. Has adjustable legs and can be readily modified to a number of sewing machines.
This easy Christmas card tutorial requires no special equipment or cutting machines. All you need to make this cheery holiday card is a pair of scissors, some basic materials, and the included poinsettia template. This holiday design can also be used to create gift tags or Christmas decorations.
A comprehensive guide on gemstone setting techniques in metal clay before and after firing. Learn which stones are safe to fire in place and how to set them in fresh, dried or fired metal clay.
Learn how to make simple, natural, authentic soap at home, using ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. Soap making does not have to be a costly hobby - in fact, you may find that it's ultimately cheaper than buying soap!
Can a smartphone camera be better than a DSLR for photography? Smartphone cameras are getting better every year, so it's only a matter of time. Or is it?
If you'd like to learn how to do a pour painting, this tutorial for beginners will teach you what supplies you’ll need, how to prepare a canvas, mix paints, and the steps to create your very own painting.