Homemade Mod Podge! 50/50 Elmer's glue and water (matte finish) for glossy add 1 TB of varnish.

Homemade Mod Podge! 50/50 Elmer's glue and water (matte finish) for glossy add 1 TB of varnish.

re-purpose jars. spray paint lids for uniformity. duh, why didn't i think of that?

re-purpose jars. spray paint lids for uniformity. duh, why didn't i think of that?

the kids and I did this craft today and I am grumpy that I ever paid money for a star like this because they are so stickin' easy to make!!!

the kids and I did this craft today and I am grumpy that I ever paid money for a star like this because they are so stickin' easy to make!!!

Baking Soda Clay -1 cup corn starch  2 cups baking soda  1.25 cups cold water  Combine in a pot, stir until smooth, cook over low-med flame stirring constantly till resembling mashed potatoes- allow to cool - keep covered so it won't dry out - shape your piece, let dry for 2 days or place in 150 degree oven cracked open or in a 350 degree oven that has been turned off after reaching 350 degrees

Baking Soda Clay -1 cup corn starch 2 cups baking soda 1.25 cups cold water Combine in a pot, stir until smooth, cook over low-med flame stirring constantly till resembling mashed potatoes- allow to cool - keep covered so it won't dry out - shape your piece, let dry for 2 days or place in 150 degree oven cracked open or in a 350 degree oven that has been turned off after reaching 350 degrees

One bottle elmers glue one bottle water mix. Done! Mod Podge is crazy expensive. Make it yourself.

DIY Mod Podge

One bottle elmers glue one bottle water mix. Done! Mod Podge is crazy expensive. Make it yourself.

3" dia. lid will fit any standard Mason jar. Jar is not included.  Chicken wire inserted into canning jar lid for flower frog; Upcycle, Recycle, Salvage, diy, thrift, flea, repurpose, refashion!  For vintage ideas and goods also shop www.estate2.etsy.com

Mason Jar Flower Frog Lid - Barn Roof

3" dia. lid will fit any standard Mason jar. Jar is not included. Chicken wire inserted into canning jar lid for flower frog; Upcycle, Recycle, Salvage, diy, thrift, flea, repurpose, refashion! For vintage ideas and goods also shop www.estate2.etsy.com

1 tsp of glue : 3 drops of food colouring : 1.5 tsp of water.  The more food colouring the darker the jar will be. In order to make a turquoise shade you will need two drops of blue and 1 drop of green.

1 tsp of glue : 3 drops of food colouring : 1.5 tsp of water. The more food colouring the darker the jar will be. In order to make a turquoise shade you will need two drops of blue and 1 drop of green.

Setting branches in a pot by using spray foam. Do this with straight branches to hold christmas lights

Setting branches in a pot by using spray foam. Do this with straight branches to hold christmas lights

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