Decoupage is a traditional paper craft – the art of decorating an object by gluing colored paper cutouts. The word decoupage comes from the French verb decouper, ‘to cut out’. It was in the 17th century that the craft reached its height of popularity with aristocrats, noble ladies as well as the more humble practitioners trying out the art of decoupage. Today, decoupage remains a popular craft with … Continue reading Transformations using the Craft of Decoupage
Paletteful Packs is a monthly subscription box for art supplies. Each month, they’ll send you a thematic handpicked selection of art supplies from respected brands . Every box will include full size products of a variety of media, such as pens, markers, pencils, paints, etc. The Subscription Box: Paletteful Packs The Cost: $34.95 per month (free shipping in the U.S.) The Products: Each box features thematic handpicked … Continue reading Creativity in a Box, delivered to your door every month!
In April 1975, Gary Dahl adapted to his friend’s complaint about their pets in a bar in Bonny Doon; this gave him the idea for the entire “pet” rock. A rock would not need to be walked, bathed, fed, or groomed, and it would not die, become sick. Dahl told the perfect pets and joked about it with his friends. He took his idea seriously … Continue reading Fun Pet Rock Ideas
Without proper desk organizers in place, kids study desks can be in such a mess. I was looking for a desk organizer with several different sized compartments to arrange pens, pencils, markers, and other stationery and when I found this wooden decorable organizer at Itsy Bitsy, I didn’t want to give it a miss. The best part is that one can add their own aesthetic … Continue reading ‘Songs of the Sea’ Desk Organizer for Kids
Good Day! Today, I’m here to share with you the DIY steps to create two easy yet impressive burlap canvas wall art. This is my first Design Team post for Itsy Bitsy and all the supplies used are from their store. Burlap canvas wall art with Liliana Paper crafting Medley Burlap canvas wall art with Olivia Paper crafting Medley Supplies Used: Burlap Canvas Paper Crafting … Continue reading A Nice and Easy Floral themed Burlap Canvas Wall Art
Remember the days when we had shelves full of CDs? If you haven’t thrown them away yet, try and re-purpose them into one-of-a-kind home decor ornaments. Materials Required: Compact Discs Decoupage glue/ modpodge Decoupage napkins/ pattern paper Craft embellishments of your choice Ribbon/ String Here’s the step-by-step process: 1. Trace along the outer corner of the CD on the napkin/paper and cut out the circle. … Continue reading A Fun CD Craft Idea
In the USA, on the 4th of July, everything looks better with a little red, blue and white. Get crafty with these fun DIY craft ideas. Create color themed cardboard roll snowflakes. Popsicle stick crafts are a great way to get your kids involved in your Fourth of July decorating. Create rred, blue and white scrapbook layouts. I have used 4th of July digital paper … Continue reading Patriotic Crafts for the Fourth of July
Make Dad’s day extra-special this year with this Father’s Day craft. Young kids will need help from an adult to make this unique cut using card stock. Materials Required: Card stock Markers Stickers Scissors & paper clips Here’s the step-by-step process: 1. My Son and I are creating this cut out free hand, so our first step is to draw a mock up on paper and … Continue reading A Fun and Easy Father’s Day Craft for Kids
Here is a real quick and classy DIY tutorial to re-purpose any glass bottles and jars. Materials Required: Clean, empty glass bottle /mason jar Little Birdie’s Color Splash and Gold Alcohol Splash Sponge for blending Twine / Wire /Embellishments Here’s the step-by-step process: 1. Spray the ‘Color Splash’ ink onto the outer surface of the bottle and blend using sponge. 2. Spray the ‘Gold Alcohol Splash’ to add … Continue reading A Smart DIY Idea To Re-purpose Glass Bottles and Jars!
I recently got my hands on Chalk paints and today I’m sharing with you an easy Chalk Paint Tutorial that can serve you as gorgeous home decor. Materials Required: A clean, empty mason jar Chalk Paint Twine / Embellishments Here’s the step-by-step process: 1. Paint the outside of mason jar with chalk paint of your choice of color (I used Rainy Day by Itsy Bitsy). Thats my little … Continue reading Stunning Chalk Painted Home Decor that you can DIY!