DIY furniture projects are all the rage right now. Everywhere we look, we are constantly discovering cool and unique furniture projects. While upcycling or furniture crafting is nothing new, more and more people are definitely beginning to gravitate towards it. Crafting with furniture enables you to transform items and personalize them to your exact taste. Often times it is hard to find exactly what you are looking for, so you have to revamp/re-do several furniture pieces. In case you are stumped on how you can revamp furniture, below are a few suggestions.
Create the look of leaded glass for your favorite Valentine with these shimmery sweet projects. We recently have noticed several comments on our Facebook page inquiring if Galley Glass is still around? Well today we wanted to shout it from the rooftops, YES! Gallery Glass is still around and not going anywhere. It is such an amazing product that allows you to create beautiful stained glass looks easily. These shimmer Valentine glass art projects are a perfect way to spread the love this holiday. Julie Lewis created these projects. Below are all the materials you will need to make this project, and to see the instructions click here.
Now that the holidays are over and the new year is upon us, it’s time to PARTY! In order to bring in the new year on a crafty note, create some festive party decorations for this joyous time of year. Check out this plate and stemware that is perfect for special occasions. Chris Williams designed this awesome end of the year project using FolkArt enamel paints. So what are you waiting for? Get a jumpstart on your last craft project of 2012. All the supplies you’ll need are below, and to see the complete instructions click here.
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.
Do you have a favorite Christmas saying? There are several to choose from including Noel, Joy to the World, and one of the most popular, Ho, Ho, Ho! This holiday season why not place your favorite saying into a craft project? This is exactly what Amy from Mom Spark did. Amy created this Ho Ho Ho décor using Mod Podge. This project is perfect to display on a mantle or table in your home. With only a few days left till Christmas, this would be a great project to make this weekend. To learn about all the supplies you will need, and the complete instructions for this project click here.
Christmas may be just around the corner, but you still have enough time to fit in a little holiday crafting with the kids. This lovely little toadstool ornament fits the bill perfectly – it’s quick, easy, and the end result delivers big-time fun that the kids will love. Not all that, it’s also a darling little keepsake for the memory-box that you’ll treasure for years to come.
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Need a last minute gift idea? Well we have you covered. The other day we discovered these snowflake treat containers on the blog, Young Married Chic. Kris created these containers using several Martha Stewart craft products. This is such a chic and easy to make gift. The best thing about this project is that it’s a functional gift that can be used. Kris used Martha Stewart paints, and stencils to design these containers. To see all the supplies you will need along with their instructions click here.
Illuminate your holidays with these holiday votives. Elegant in its simplicity, these containers make a beautiful holiday statement. Created using Martha Stewart craft glass paints, these votives will make a great addition to any room in your home. Looking for a last minute gift? These votives are sure to make anyone smile when they receive them. Enjoy! All the supplies you will need are below. To find the instructions click here.
- Martha Stewart Crafts™ 2oz Gloss Opaque Glass Paint – Wedding Cake
- Martha Stewart Crafts™ 2oz Metallic Opaque Glass Paint – Gold
- Martha Stewart Crafts™ Glass Silkscreen – Scrolls and Swirls
- Martha Stewart Crafts™ Glass Handled Squeegee Set, 3pc
- Martha Stewart Crafts™ Glass Paint Dauber and Roller Set, 6pc
Glass Containers – 5” and 7” Rubbing Alcohol
During the holidays aside from it being a magical time for children, it is a romantic time for couples. If you are looking for a way to celebrate your love, then we have a great project for you to create. Chris Myer Williams designed this lovely photo transfer glass ornament. In order to make this for yourself you will need some Mod Podge photo transfer medium. This is sure to be an ornament that will be treasured for years. With Mod Podge and photocopies, an exceptional holiday becomes more memorable when you capture those special moments! Click here to see the step by step instructions for this project.
Start a family tradition by making at least one handmade ornament each year. You’ll be surprised how fast time flies and before long your entire tree will be filled with lovely treasures that were made by you! We found 12 awesome holiday tutorials that will definitely spark your holiday craft engines!
Have fun and please send in pics of your tree. We’d like to see every project you make–especially the holiday crafts!
DIY Painted Ornaments
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