January 21, 2013
It’s time for another giveaway. I mean who doesn’t love the chance to win free stuff? In this giveaway we are giving away a variety of 6 FolkArt Extreme Glitter colors. There are several FolkArt Extreme Glitter colors and they can be found here. Wouldn’t you like to try out these colors on a new project? Maybe use these new colors on a organization or Valentine’s Day themed craft project. We are giving away a 6 pack of these paint colors to 1 lucky Paint Me Plaid blog reader.
To enter this giveaway all you have to do is leave a comment below telling us what kind of organization or Valentine’s Day project you would use these products to create. For extra entries (leave a separate comment for each):
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The contest will end Friday January 25th, 2013 at 12 noon EST.
December 22, 2012
In this video hosted by Candie Cooper, watch and learn step by step how to make some adorable raggedy recycled snowmen. These snowmen are created using FolkArt Extreme Giltter paint, Apple Barrel paint, and Styrofoam. This is a quick and easy project that you can make in time for Christmas. To learn even more crafts created by Candie visit her blog, Candie Cooper’s Journal. To view the video click here to watch.
December 17, 2012
Oh we are only about a week away from Christmas. Yay! How is it coming with your holiday decorations? If you still need something to be displayed on a table in your home we have the perfect project, this Santa Centerpiece. Trenice Bishop designed this project using Mod Podge and FolkArt paints. This centerpiece makes a great addition to any holiday table. This project is a beginner level project that will take up to 2 hours to complete. All the materials needed for this centerpiece can be found below, along with the instructions.
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December 3, 2012
Is one of your favorite things about the holidays Santa Claus? Be honest. Whether your 5 or 65 years old people of all ages love Santa. If you are looking for a new and creative way to celebrate Santa then make these Santa Candleholders. Kindra Boroff designed this project using FolkArt Enamel and Extreme Glitter paints. This project makes a wonderful centerpiece on your holiday table, or place on top of a fireplace. This eye-catching craft is not for a beginner crafter. This is perfect for an intermediate or advanced level crafter. To see all the supplies you will need, along with the complete instructions see below.
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November 28, 2012
Are you addicted to glitter? If so you are going to love this holiday craft project. Mary Beth of Cupcakes and Crinoline made these paper mache faux gilded glitter pears. She used a mixture of FolkArt Extreme Glitter paint, and Mod Podge Super Gloss. These pears can make the perfect addition to your holiday table or mantle. Feel free to change up the colors used, along with their holiday sayings. You can even turn this project into a nice personalized Christmas gift. Write the names of your family or friends as an extra special touch. Find all the materials you will need, and learn how to make this project here.
November 26, 2012
Did you survive the Thanksgiving holiday? If so, then you probably are already preparing for the Christmas season. This holiday season add some sparkle to your home by adding some home décor that is sure to make you brighten up any space. Check out this fabulous candle holder created by Holli Nutter. To create this project Holli used FolkArt enamels and glitter. This holder would look wonderful on a mantle, or coffee table. This project is not recommended for the beginner crafter. Someone with a little more experience will do nicely with this project. To learn how to create this holder see below for all the materials needed, along with their instructions.
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November 15, 2012
Are you addicted to glitter? Are you drawn to anything that sparkles? If you answered yes then we have the perfect holiday project for you to create. Cathie and Steve designed this Snowflake Frame using FolkArt Extreme Glitter and Mod Podge. Transform plain frames with glitter paint, punched paper circles and Podgeable shapes. This is a fun and easy craft to create. Make a frame this holiday season, and place it on your mantle or end table. The supplies needed can be found below. To find the instructions for this project click here. Happy Crafting!
- Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers
- FolkArt ® Shiny™ Acrylic Paint – Calypso Sky, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ – Turquoise, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Artists Pigments™ – Pure Black, 2 oz.
- Mod Podge ® Hard Coat, 8 oz.
Mod Podge Holiday Papers or holiday themed scrapbook papers
Mod Podge Podgeable Snowflake or other snowflake shape embellishment
November 12, 2012
Welcome back from the weekend. To start your week off we wanted to share with you this amazing project designed by Julie Lewis. Create these thanks giving painted bottles. They are a beautiful statement for your mantel or holiday table. This collection of recycled bottles are given a a new purpose with FolkArt® Enamels™ paint and an elegant alphabet stencil. A touch of glitter on simple jute trim adds the final touch. So easy to create!…Here is all you will need:
FolkArt® Enamels™ Paint – 4005 Autumn Leaves, 4014 Burnt Sienna, 4015 Yellow Ochre, 4032 Licorice, 4119 Yellow Citron, 4121 Forest Moss, 4140 Aqua, FolkArt® Extreme Glitter – 2786 Gold, Stencil Decor® – 27751` Victorian Alphabet Upper Case
Assorted bottles, Glue, Toothpicks, Round brush, Daubers/Spouncers, Scissors, Rubbing alcohol, Wax paper, Paper towels, Foam plates
Assemble your supplies. Thoroughly wash your bottles with mild soap and water. Wipe with rubbing alcohol to remove any residue.
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October 30, 2012
Gather these supplies: Aquatic garden vase, FolkArt Enamels Glitter Gold,FolkArt Enamels Wicker White and Yellow Citron, 1 ¼” spouncer, #5 round brush, Craft knife and blades, Cutting surface (mat or piece of glass),1 ½” stencil or painter’s tape, 1” button, Pencil. Lay tape in strips on cutting surface. Use a piece of glass or a craft mat.
Lay button down and trace with your pencil (it took 28 circles for this vase).
Cut circles with craft knife. Work carefully!
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