Category Archives: Free Stuff

Get To Know Your Supplies: DIY Tortillions

I have tried to make these things by hand several times.  Jenniebellie came up with the perfect DIY Tortillion. After your kids are finished with their suckers (or lollipops, if you prefer) cut off the icky part, leaving the clean … Continue reading

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Streamline the Process

for your art journals.  I have picked up several old books at Goodwill.  I removed them from their covers and have been separating the pages.  I lay them out flat on a scrap piece of luan and spray them with … Continue reading

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Inexpensive and Easy gift ideas, 6

Salt dough is a wonderful DIY material.  You can make countless things with this dough.  I used it to make several different types of Christmas Ornaments.  I made Santa, tin soldiers, snowmen, Christmas trees, wreaths, you name it-I made it. … Continue reading

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Inexpensive and Easy Gift Ideas, 3

Paper dolls are something so few kids play with today.  I have a huge collection of vintage and current paper dolls.  I loved them as a child and continue to love them today. You can find all sorts of copyright … Continue reading

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Inexpensive and Easy Gift Ideas, 2

Baskets are also great gift ideas, and you can often snag what you need for a song at the Dollar Tree or second hand stores.  I have made pamper baskets for every lady in my family.  I included eye masks, … Continue reading

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DIY Configurations

I recently saw a tutorial using Tim Holtz Configurations.  Here’s how you can make your own: First you can make these in whatever size you want.  You are not limited to the Configuration sizes.  I began with a piece of … Continue reading

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DIY Fragments

I just saw a tutorial in which a woman used Tim Holtz Fragments.  Apparently these are small squares of clear acrylic plastic.  Here’s how you can make your own: Using your heavy weight plastic packaging, cut or punch your shape.  … Continue reading

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