December 17, 2011
Our Simply Screen week on Paint Me Plaid is coming to a close. We hope you have enjoyed all the Simply Screen projects we have shared with you. The possibilities are endless with all the designs you can create, with the new Simply Screen DIY Kit. This kit is sold exclusively at Hobby Lobby. Here is another tutorial from Today’s Creative Blog. In this video tutorial you will learn how to create a personalized t-shirt design. To see the step by step instructions of this project click here.
December 17, 2011
Silver and gold make a festive holiday home. These two colors can add wonders to your home this time of year. If you would like add some sparkle to your holiday decor, create these Martha Stewart Holiday Candles. Martha Stewart makes some of the most beautiful craft project for the holidays, and these are no exception. Simply follow the instructions below, and enjoy!
- Martha Stewart Crafts™ 2oz Multi-Surface Metallic Acrylic Craft Paint – Yellow Gold
- Martha Stewart Crafts™ 2oz Multi-Surface Metallic Acrylic Craft Paint – Copper
- Martha Stewart Crafts™ 2oz Multi-Surface Glitter Acrylic Craft Paint – Florentine Gold
- Martha Stewart Crafts™ 2oz Multi-Surface Glitter Acrylic Craft Paint – Copper
- Martha Stewart Crafts™ 2oz Multi-Surface Glitter Acrylic Craft Paint – Antique Silver
- Martha Stewart Crafts™ 2oz Multi-Surface Glitter Acrylic Craft Paint – Obsidian
- Martha Stewart Crafts™ Foam Pouncers Set – 6pc
Small toy animals
Assorted sizes of pillar and taper candles
Assorted sizes of glass candlesticks and pedestals
Brush basin or container of water
- Using a foam pouncer, apply three to four coats of glitter paint by dabbing straight up and down to the surface of the candle. Allow each application of glitter paint to dry before applying the next.
- Continue painting until each candle is glitter painted to your liking. NOTE: Do not apply paint at the top of each candle near the wick.
Small Plastic Animals
- Using a foam pouncer, undercoat each animal with a coat of pearl paints – either Copper, Yellow Gold or Sterling. Dab the loaded pouncer straight up and down to apply the paint. Allow to dry.
- When dry, paint a couple coats of glitter paint over the pearl. Paint Copper glitter over Cooper pearl, Florentine Gold glitter over Yellow Gold pearl, and Antique Silver glitter over Sterling pearl. Allow each coat of glitter paint to thoroughly dry before applying the next.