Category Archives: Recyclable items

Get To Know Your Supplies: Crayons

Crayons are something most of us have.  These are a very inexpensive, easily found art material.  Used most often by children, they are not always thought of as an art material for adult use.  I will share a few ideas … Continue reading

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DIY Misti Stamping Tool

Here is a you-tube video showing how to make a DIY Misti stamping tool.  The lady is a friend of Lindsay, the Frugal Crafter.  I found the video on Lindsay’s site.  I would have made one to show you, but … Continue reading

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When Creativity Leaves You

I confess, I have been struggling lately with my creativity.  My health problems and my injured hand have left me without the ability to make much of anything.  This has sent me into a downward spiral creatively.  I’ve made some … Continue reading

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Get To Know Your Supplies: Foam Core

Dollar Tree foam core is one of my work room staples.  I use it all the time.  Here are some ideas for foam core: I make stamps using foam core.  I cut fun foam and glue to the foam core … 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, 4

Rough week with medical stuff, but I’m back. Today’s very easy project is DIY hand warmers.  These are incredibly easy to make-you can make 30 in an hour.  Here’s how: Cut your choice of fabric into 2 3/4″ squares.  You … Continue reading

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