In this video hosted by Cathie and Steve, watch and learn how you can create your own mod melt. With this new item you can now use mod melts to serve as embellishments on your craft projects. With mod melts the possibilities are endless of how you can decorate them. In this video you will learn 10 ways to finish them. Yes 10! We told you the possibilities are endless, and we’re sure once you see how easy it is to make these melts, you’ll create even more things with them.
One of the simplest ways to put a personal touch on a handmade craft project is by adding embellishments. Embellishments come in a variety of different styles. You can often find premade embellishments at your local craft store, or within your own knickknacks at home. This summer we have a special surprise for you from Cathie and Steve.
We hope you’re weekend is off to a great start. In case you plan on crafting today, we wanted to share some information about a new item from the new Martha Stewart jewelry line. Martha Stewart Crafts Jewelry Glaze gives the jewelry crafter multiple options to apply finishes to their pieces. Paint metal a bold fashionable color or give it an antique look. The water-based Jewelry Glaze is available in eight colors, and can be painted directly on metal, resin, and most jewelry surfaces.
Martha Stewart Crafts Jewelry Enamel Paint is an exciting new formula that dries to a hard gloss finish without baking or yellowing. Now you can customize any metal charm with any one of our 10 beautiful colors, hand-selected by Martha.
Don’t just MAKE jewelry, CRAFT it! The Martha Stewart Crafts jewelry program takes jewelry making to a whole new level of sophistication, with innovative products and techniques that allows you to create your own unique fashion statement. In this video watch to learn more about this program. This new program will be available exclusively at Michaels. To learn more information on this new craft program visit www.plaidonline.com and www.michaels.com. View the video below or click here to watch it.
Watch this video hosted by Cathie Filian & Steve Piacenza with special guest, Norma Rapko. Designer and author Norma Rapko shares easy tips for making fabulous Mod Podge picture frames. This is such an easy project to make, and it would make the perfect gift to give this Mother’s Day. A little Mod Podge magic transforms ordinary accessories into one-of-a-kind décor! Watch this video by clicking the image below, or view here.
Crafting a great project doesn’t have to take all day. It can be done in a jiffy. In this video hosted by Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza, watch them create this quick Mod Podge outdoor art. It is simple an fun to make, and perfect for all ages. You will only need a few supplies, which are listed below. Click the image below to watch the video, or you can view it over on our YouTube channel. To learn more about Cathie and Steve visit them here.
- FolkArt Stencil
- FolkArt acrylic paint
- Painters Tape
- Mod Podge Outdoor
- Scrapbook Paper
Do you know how to stencil properly? It’s ok if you don’t, many crafters do not stencil properly. In this video you will learn how to use stencils correctly. Stenciling is a timeless craft technique that can be incorporated into several projects. Often times people make the same common mistakes when stenciling. Rachel from the popular craft blog, Handmade Charlotte will show you how to properly stencil you next project. In this step by step video learn how to eliminate bleed through, and other common stencil mistakes.
To learn more about Rachel and her new line of FolkArt stencils visit Plaid here, http://www.plaidonline.com/craft-expert/handmade-charlotte
Rachel Faucett is the author-designer behind the popular blog, Handmade Charlotte–a well-loved daily design + DIY crafts site that is focused on children and their families. Watch the video below or click here, to learn more about this new line.
Rachel Faucett translates her modern, fun aesthetic into a line of functional, family friendly stencils. Designs are easy to use and come to life with FolkArt paint. Made from sturdy, paper stencil material, each set contains large format designs, smaller coordinating motifs and a unique alphabet for personalizing – ideal for messaging, celebrations and decor!
Even though CHA has been over for about two months we captured so many amazing craft demos, we just have to share with you. During our time at the CHA Winter 2013 show we were lucky enough to have some amazing craft bloggers inside our booth. One of those bloggers was Vivienne from The V Spot (http://www.thevspotblog.com/). In this video watch as Vivienne creates some wonderful Faux Robbin Eggs. Vivienne made this project using Martha Stewart acrylic paints (Pond Surf, and Vanilla Bean). This is a great springtime project that you can use for Easter, or add these eggs to a glass vase and place in your home. To see more crafts from Vivienne visit her blog, The V Spot (http://www.thevspotblog.com/). Watch this video below or click here to view.