June 7, 2012
A week from today we will be having a very special event here at Plaid headquarters. Next Thursday is Mod Podge Day! We are celebrating the 45th anniversary of Mod Podge, along with some very special guests. 50 Michaels gold reward members have been invited, along with some craft celebrities, and Plaid friends. The celebrity crafters include Cathie Filian, Steve Piacenza, Jo Pearson, and Amy Anderson to name a few. Also there will be a very special appearance by Jan Wetstone, the inventor of Mod Podge! How cool is that? We are so excited to have her attend. During this event there will make it take it sections, giveaways, and more. Don’t fret if you were not invited; stay connected with Plaid on our social media networks to see real time pictures from the event. We also will be conducting an online giveaway during the event. So make sure you check here next Thursday, to be kept up to the minute on what’s happening at this very special Mod Podge event.
June 7, 2012
Did you know Plaid makes FolkArt neon paints? Yes, it’s one of the many types of paint we make here. Make your next project standout even more by using one of these neon colors. Add vibrant highlights and details to any project with FolkArt ® Neons. Neons are available in fantastic colors. Neons add great detail and fun to any project! Not only are these paint colors exciting and fun to use, they are now available at your local Walmart. We mentioned earlier this week that Walmart has recently added new products to their craft department; these neon paints are one of their latest additions. Below view all the colors available, and a great project you can make.
Neon Green Bulletin Board and Cork Board
Make this sporty bulletin board for a little guy in your life.
June 7, 2012
It’s a special time of year for several young people out there. It’s graduation time! If you have a loved one graduating this month here is a way you can help them preserve their memories of this historic day. Create this graduation memories book. Debbie Saenz designed this project, and you can use this as an autograph book, a mini scrapbook, or even as a special card. Below are all the supplies and instructions you will need to make this book.
- FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Teddy Bear Tan, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Wicker White, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Licorice, 2 oz.
- Mod Podge ® Matte, 16 oz.
2 large wooden stars (approx. 9 inches), 3 smaller gold wooden stars, Yellow scrapbook paper, 5 to 10 pieces of cardstock (these will be the pages of your book), binder rings, 4 silver eyelets 3/16”, 4 pieces of 8″ ribbon, Large black stickers to spell “Graduation”, Small black stickers to spell child’s name and memories, 1 graduation cap sticker, 3 red star stickers, Black permanent ink marker, Sandpaper, Drill with 3/16” drill bit
- Sand stars smooth and wipe clean.
- Cut out the pages for your book (Use a large star as a template making your pages slightly smaller than the size of the large star); set aside.
- Base-coat one side and the edges of each large star with Licorice (This will be the inside of front and back covers of the book); allow to dry.