How to make an owl, part one
Well, hello there blog world! Now that it has been nearly a year since I posted last, I figure it is high time I share a little something! I've been making things here and there but up till this point our little family has been far too busy for me to post anything! In January we found out my husband got into vet school and we spent the rest of the months since preparing for our move, visiting loved ones and settling into our new life here in Kansas. But now that it is Halloween season again…
Make a Delicate Butterfly with Paper Mache Clay | Ultimate Paper Mache
Today I'll show you how I made these butterflies, which have rather surprisingly thin wings, yet don't break when you drop them on the floor (I didn't mean to, but at least now I know they'
24 Easy DIY Decorating Hacks You Have to Try Before Halloween
Short on time? These last-minute Halloween craft ideas will fill your home with a spooky spirit for the trick-or-treating season. With speedy pumpkin decorations, quick Halloween wreaths, and more, these party crafts will turn heads at any monstrous get-together. Bonus: Our cute Halloween crafts aren't just fun, they're also easy and quick to make!
The Elegant Shoe Tutorial
Well, it's finally done. In this tutorial I explain how to use the my template to create a Marie Antoinette style shoe from paper. This was originally created for a swap I am hosting at Marie Antoinette Mail Art Ning group. These shoes are really fun to make. The possibilities are endless! Click on the template and do a "Save As" and then enlarge if needed so that the sole of the shoe is 8'' from tip to heel (it may print out the correct size as it is). When cutting out the shoe front trace…
Paper Mache Birds
I guess I have a bird theme going here. These are some cute paper mache birds we made recently. They have wire feet which allow you to clamp them on an edge like a flowerpot or piece of driftwood or have them free standing. MATERIALS REQUIRED: - newspaper - tape - paper towel - reg. white school and/or tacky glue - water and recycled container - thin cardboard from a cereal box - wax paper - acrylic or tempera paint - fine markers - sealer like Mod Podge (optional) - med. gauge wire…
How to Make Faux Coral
Are you still loving all the faux coral decor we've been seeing at places like Pottery Barn and Horchow? I know I love it! Pottery Barn By using faux coral, you can enjoy the casual beachy feeling of decorating with coral, without worrying about how the coral was harvested. Sometimes that faux coral comes with a pretty steep price tag, so I've come up with a way to create beautiful faux coral using very inexpensive materials. My faux coral was created using paper mache pulp. Although you can…
paper mache boat pattern
And instructions. Epic instructions. They just go on and on. I hope to add more concise printer friendly instructions later but my Christmas brain just isn’t capable of it. We… Read More
Crafts | Disney Family
Grab your scissors, grab your glue! Find hundreds of Disney-inspired art and craft ideas for kids of all ages including holiday and seasonal crafts, decorations and more.