Category Archives: Crafts

How to paint Easter eggs

A link to creating natural dyes for Easter eggs like these. How to paint Easter eggs | Russia Beyond The Headlines.

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Craft Books

Step-by-step, days-long process on binding your own sketchbook. (Or $7.99 at the local art supply shop.) Guide on how to craft a book – Imgur.

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Copper Etching

A how-to for copper etching. I get nervous about the chemicals but I love the final product. http://deborahreadcom.blogspot.ca/2011/12/step-by-step-making-copper-etched.html

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Molded Concrete Planters

Pretty results from mundane materials. http://radmegan.blogspot.ca/2012/04/molded-concrete-planters.html

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Photo Transfers on Wood

These are unusual, neat, crafty, and – judging by the writer’s intelligence level – so easy that even an airhead can make them. Thumbs up. http://content.photojojo.com/diy/diy-photo-transfers-on-wood/

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Fairy Light Jars

These fairy light jars look easy to make. I’m going to test the process with (and effect on) my friends’ 6 year old, aka the target demographic. http://frompankawithlove.blogspot.ca/2012/01/glowing-jar-project-varazslat-lakasban.html

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Sock Owlie

Whoooo else but me has a bunch of worn-out socks that would be ideal for this craft? SAH-RAH » Sock Owlie.

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Softiemaker

This is the kind of thing that makes the Internet great: This crafter takes your childhood/child’s creature sketches and makes them real, or at least as real as plush toys qualifies them to be. A Blue Fairy for the modern age. http://childsownstudio.blogspot.com/

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WHAT CAN I TURN THIS INTO? A Recycling and Crafting Idea Center

http://www.greenwala.com/community/groups/all/105-WHAT-CAN-I-TURN-THIS-INTO-A-Recycling-and-Crafting-Idea-Center/topics/989 Absolutely gorgeous upcycling (emphasis on the cycling) of a vintage Vespa into a rocking chair. Does the maker do adult-sized versions, too? I would happy ride one of those. (A real Vespa, though, probably not…)

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Free Printable Paper – FreePrintable.com

http://www.freeprintable.com/free-printable-paper?page=2 Forget flash and hype: This is the kind of site that makes the Internet a fabulous thing. You may only need graph paper, or music sheets once in a blue moon, but you know that when you need them, they’re but a click away. Terrif.

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