Ahh, the kitchen. The place where the party gets started, many a conversations are held over a simmering pot of soup and the spot that’s often “command central” of the house. Give your own kitchen some flair with these retro wall canvases in this DIY art project using Handmade Charlotte stencils and FolkArt Multi-Surface paint, both available at Michaels. Use our perky palette to get the retro vibe or choose your own favorite colors. The fun phrases are sure to inspire conversation in the kitchen! Get the how-to for this easy wall art project.
What is your favorite jewelry accessory? Is it rings, bracelets, earrings, or necklaces? Everyone has a preference and if yours are necklaces you’re in luck, because today we want to share with you this fabulous classy cameo necklace. The small, detailed charms lay cozily next to each other in this quaint cameo necklace. Created by the Plaid design team, this necklace incorporates items from the new and very popular Martha Stewart jewelry craft line.
Happy Friday crafters! You have made it through the workweek and what better way to celebrate than crafting. One project we just had to share with you were these personalized coasters. Tracy Chou, an associate designer from Martha Stewart crafts created these. They are fun and easy to create. To achieve this look Tracy used Martha Stewart crafts satin paints.
Decorative pillows are a great accent piece that is sure to make any room in your home more stylish. In home good and furniture stores there is definitely no shortage of decorative pillows, but often times those pretty pillows cost a pretty penny. Why not make your own? It’s really not that hard especially when using FolkArt painting stencils. Laura Whitlow designed these modern stenciled pillows. These are a contemporary set of pillows created with FolkArt paint and stencils. To create these for yourself find all the materials needed below, and click here for the instructions.
- FolkArt ® Painting Stencils – Large – Circle City
- FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Forest Moss, 2 oz.
1/2″ Stencil brush
Canvas drop cloth
Pillow form or stuffing
Happy holidays and happy December! We found 6 great holiday craft projects that you can make just in time for Christmas. Everyone of the tutorials has well laid out instructions and is as jolly as Santa Claus himself.
Send in photos of your holiday projects. We’d love too see them!
FolkArt cross stitch painted holiday containers are so easy to create and will make everyone’s Christmas season a little brighter. We’ll show you with a few easy steps how to create this lovely handmade gift. This is a great late afternoon project that gets immediate results–the second you start painting on the stitches you realize how awesome it’s going to be. This holiday project is for the experienced crafter as well as the newbie. This is really easy and everyone on your list will be thrilled to have these fun glass jars under the tree. Print out your free pattern we made just for you! Below you will find all the materials needed, along with their instructions. There are 5 free templates that go along with this project. Click the numbered template to download your copy. Template 1/ Template 2/ Template 3/ Template 4/ Template 5
Are you excited for Christmas? Have you already begun counting down the days? In case you’re wondering there are 41 days till this joyful holiday. If you would like a creative way to countdown make this Screen Printed Advent Calendar. We stumbled across this project on the blog, Mom’s Crafty Space. Heidi designed this calendar using several Martha Stewart craft paints. If you are new to crafting with silkscreens then this is a great project to try. Heidi does an excellent job taking you step by step on how to craft with silkscreens. Click here to learn how to make this project.
(Here is the before and after pictures)
- Martha Stewart craft paint in satin, metallic, glitter and pearl finishes
- Martha Stewart silkscreens & adhesive stencils
- Martha Stewart fine tip bottle tops
- Martha Stewart dauber set (for stencils)
- Martha Stewart craft squeegee brushes (for silkscreens)
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.
Looking for a great project idea? Check out this Frame Jewelry Display. It was created with supplies that you can find at your local Michaels craft store. The main supplies needed to complete this display are some Martha Stewart craft paints. This is a fantastic and fashionable way to store and organize your jewelry. This video is great and you can watch it below or click here.
Matryoshka dolls hold a special place in my heart. My grandparents are Lithuanian, and would give these nesting dolls to all of their grandchildren for the holidays. I was especially fond of this tutorial because it combines two of my favorite things in the world–sewing and painting. Check out this clever DIY that walks you step by step through the easy instructions. Take a look at the cute measuring tape that peeps out the back! Have fun crafting this week!
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