Platform Ideas to Fit Sliding Mitre Saw to Workbench
Using recycled wood to create platform to overhang workbench, on which to sit sliding mitre saw that would otherwise dangerously overhang the workbench and be top heavy when saw blade is pulled forward; and using clamps rather than bolting it in place so saw can easily be moved for use elsewhere.
The ScanNCut Cutting Machine: Tips and Ideas
TheScanNCut line of electronic cutting machines can be used as a standalone machine or paired with a tablet, laptop or phone. It also has a handy built-in scanner. Learn more about the ScanNCut line and get tips and ideas.
How to Remove a Screen-Printed Label From a Glass Bottle in Under 10 Minutes
A quick and easy solution to get screen-printed labels off glass bottles.
Tools for Applying Craft Vinyl
There are different tools for applying vinyl to your projects. As you get started in craft vinyl, you will need to choose the tool that is right for you. The right tool is the one that fits in your space, your budget, and your needs. Here are the options, you make the choice.
Craft Foiling Without Heat
There are ways to apply foil to your craft projects without using a laminator or any heat at all. Here are a few ides to get you started in foiling without using heat. More than likely, you have all or most of the supplies for these craft projects in your stash. Get more from your craft supplies.
Barred Owl Nest Box Plans: How to Build a Barred Owl House
Designed to attract barred owls, I used scraps of cedar fence and pine tongue & groove cutoffs to build the big birdhouse.
Chalk Markers for Crafting
Chalk markers are a medium that has become very popular as an art form. Not only can they be used on chalkboards, but you can also use them on windows, ceramic, botanical materials like leaves and a lot more surfaces. Learn about the markers available and how to use them to create your own art
75+ Stunning DIY Dollar Store Pizza Pan Crafts That Look so Chic
For the frugal crafter, check out these Dollar Store pizza pan crafts.
Altered Books: More Tips, Tricks and Ideas
Have you ever seen an old book and wondered if there was a way to create something of your own with it? Altered books are papercraft that recycles old books into new art pieces. You can take something old and create your own custom artbook. Learn the tips, tricks and ideas to create your custom art.
Toner Foiling: Ideas and Tips
Toner foiling has become one of the most popular processes to add foil to paper projects. You can learn how to create your own toner foiled projects with just a few tools and supplies. Get all the basic information, tips, and ideas to get started creating your own foiled projects,
Bottle Charms: A DIY Guide for Creating Magical Miniature Crafts
Adorn the room to your favorite theme with little bottles of mythical ingredients or magic potions. Enjoy this step by step DIY guide to create miniature magical charm crafts.
How to Use the Cricut Foil Transfer Kit
The Cricut Foil Transfer Kit is exclusively manufactured to add foil to your projects. The system works through the Cricut Access Program in all of the Cricut models. No extra machines are needed. Learn how you can create foiled projects with one kit and very few extra steps.
How I Make My Ceramic Texture Bowls
I love creating clay bowls with lots of texture to them. Each bowl I make is a one of a kind piece of art that brings me joy in making and using. Here is how I make my bowls so you can share in the joy of creating your own unique artwork.
How to Use the Glimmer Foiling System in Your Crafts
The Glimmer Foiling System is one of the easiest systems for any crafter of any level. You can create foiled projects right out of the box. Learn some tips and tricks to get the most from your Glimmer System. Foil greeting cards and other paper craft projects with ease.
Layering Vinyl: Tips, Tricks, and Ideas
Layering craft vinyl is not as difficult as you might think. Using the right tools and understanding the process will help you create designs that are intricate and custom-made to your needs. Setting up the layers in the right order and applying them correctly will get the results that you want.
How to Make Useful Writing Boards With Upcycled Boxes
A writing board is something I didn’t think I needed until I tried to write on a lumpy page in my junk journal. I reached for a piece of thick card and had a crafter's epiphany.
Mail Art Basics
While not new, mail art is considered a form of art that is separate from all others. It is a one-of-a-kind form of art sent through the mail system. No two pieces are ever alike. Papercrafters around the world participate in this art form. Learn more about it and find out if you may want to try it.
How to Use Embossing Glazes in Your Paper Crafts
Embossing glazes are the newest and one of the most popular products and techniques on the market for paper crafters. You can use this product in just about any paper craft you can think of. Learn what embossing glazes are and how to use them in this tutorial. Crafting will never be the same.
Easy Dollar Store DIY Summer Wreaths That Will Make You Feel Sunny
Temperatures are rising so it's time to check out these DIY wreath ideas that will prepare your front door for summertime!
75+ Easy Dollar Store Patriotic 4th of July Crafts
If you are looking for some fun 4th of July crafts, check out these simple yet fabulous ideas!
Ideas for Upcycling Puzzle Pieces for Art Projects
Upcycled puzzle pieces of any size can add a real design flair to an art project. It's earth-friendly and perfect for junk journaling or as a kids' craft project.
75+ DIY Dollar Store Crafts That Are So Easy to Make
If you are crafting on a budget, then check out these amazing DIY dollar store crafts!
How to Make Your Own Washi Tape, an Illustrated Tutorial for DIY Decorative Adhesive
Make your own inexpensive washi tape using paper surgical tape from a discount store, liquid shoe polish, and stamping supplies. It's a wonderful decorative addition to your junk journal or scrapbooking embellishment stash.
40+ Bicycle Wheel Wreath Ideas That Look Absolutely Stunning
Are you looking for a fun recycled craft? Try your hand at making a rustic-looking bicycle wheel wreath!
Year of the Tiger Crafts: Printable Kid Projects for Chinese New Year
8 printable easy and inexpensive project sheets to use in making crafts for the Year of the Tiger, Chinese New Year. Includes a paper plate tiger, a cut and paste tiger, a paper bag tiger puppet, and papercut tigers.
DIY Floating Water Candles Without Wax (Christmas Decoration)
Water candles without wax are a super-easy way to try something different than the traditional melt and pour candle method. These are the best easy DIY candles to use for party decor because you do not need any special materials. They are very quick and simple to make at home.
9 Printable Templates for Year of the Tiger Lanterns: Globe and Cylinder Styles
Nine easy printable templates for lantern crafts children can make to celebrate the Lantern Festival and the Year of the Tiger.
How to Make Sensory Bottles With Oil (My Favorite Chanukah Decoration Project)
There are lots of traditional Chanukah decorations that people put up, but some people really get creative. Sensory bottles are made with oil and are colorful, pleasing crafts.