adhesives, inks, mod podge etc.
Use Crystal Effects to glue vellum to card stock. It won’t show through. I’ve found the best way to keep vellum from wrinkling or “popping up” after application of CE is to apply it with a fingertip or Q-tip applicator in a very thin coat . . . DO NOT apply it straight from the bottle.
Microwave Puff Paint Recipe
mixed Media Tutorials - Gesso
Corn syrup paint, looks like stain glass. Corn syrup and food coloring dries shiny.....
Frugality in crafting ... homemade embossing ink. Who would have thought it was a mixture of Vaseline, cooking oil and alcohol! One reviewer said this: "I find glycerin works really well and you don't get the oily bleed that can happen with oil and petroleum jelly. You can add watercolour paint or food colouring if you want to tint it. Works like a charm."
Sharpie dyeing - visit Goodwill for your white clothing supplies!
This is such a fun craft to do with your kids! The doodle paint is made with ingredients that most of you already have in your cabinets...so what can be better than that?! The paint is super easy to make and my kids absolutely LOVED doodling with it! The paint dries with a glittery sheen and has a puffy, raised texture to it.
Homemade puffy paint: Flour, water, salt, and food coloring + squeeze bottles!
This homemade clay recipe only takes two ingredients and 10 minutes! Oh, and it is so much cheaper than the store bought model magic!!
Spray paint? Did you know you can make your own spray paint? All you need is a spray bottle and acrylic paint. Mix 2 parts paint to 1 part water and shake to mix.- SMALL PROJECT PERFECT..fantastic #DIYSprayPaint
Bath crayons - Grate a bar of soap until you have about 1 cup. Mix with 1 cup of hot water until the gratings are melted and you have a stiff dough. Mix in a few drops of food coloring for color. Press the dough into molds (you can use candy or soap molds from a craft store) and allow to harden. Also, sidewalk chalk and others.
10 recipes for homemade art supplies: fingerpaint, watercolor paint, puff paint, playdough, flubber, bath crayons, lick, stickers, bubble mix, sidewalk chalk & chalkboard paint.
Homemade Microwave Puffy Paint ~ Mom's Crafty Space. one cup of flour mixed in 3 teaspoons of baking powder, 1 teaspoon of salt enough water to make it the consistency of pancake batter. We divided our mix into four parts and put them into snack size Ziploc baggies along with some food coloring. Part of the fun was squishing it all around to mix up the colors!
DIY- Homemade Microwave Puffy Paint ~
Fabric Paints- what to use and when. Good to know!
Mod Podge is crazy expensive. Make it yourself.