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    Art ~ Crafty Techniques

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    Mod Podge is crazy expensive. Make it yourself... Thank you Pinterest, for saving me a solid million dollars over my lifetime..

    do it yourself divas: DIY: Decoupage

    Hot-glue Rubbing Plates= Great for all ages!

    FreshlyPlanted: create (with kids): Valentine's Week

    Texture rolling pins made from cardboard tubes and hot glue

    it's an HSES Arty Party!: Let the bowl making commence!

    When putting craft decorations on items, fill container with water and use it's line as a straight guide!

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    PRETTY LEAF pendant copper wire combined pink by MakeMyStyle

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    Not that I will ever remember this trick or be able to find it, but I feel the need to pin it!

    21 Incredibly Simple Photoshop Hacks Everyone Should Know

    Prep the eggs with plastic coat before textured spray paint - using this to make dragon's eggs

    Spray painted faux Easter eggs - Debbiedoo's

    DIY Nice Beautiful Ribbon Rose

    DIY Nice Beautiful Ribbon Rose DIY Projects |

    How to prevent glitter from falling off

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    Make your own Harry Potter wands with paper, a glue gun, and some paint... super simple!

    Harris Family Journals: Make your own Harry Potter wand!

    I made these with a hot glue gun. Works perfect, looks awesome on your pinboard.

    Turn a Scrabble Board into a Picture Frame | Photojojo

    Plastic eggs, glue gun & silver leaf ~ I would love some of these! ~ Magia Mia

    Magia Mia: Silver Leaf, a Glue Gun, and Plastic Eggs

    Dries quicker, smoother and whiter than traditional salt-dough 1.5 Cups Water 2 Cups Baking Soda 1 Cup Cornstarch

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    pretty mason jars

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    Upcycle glass bottles with twine and jewelry accents for an easy-to-create masterpiece.

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    Homemade Polymer Clay - My favorite is a polymer clay also known as cold porcelain. Its main ingredients are cornstarch and white PVA or Elmer's glue. I like it because it's smooth and a little bit elastic to work with and dries extremely hard. It's also relatively non-porous so it takes paint really well. And it doesn't degrade over time like baker's clay or salt clay does

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    DIY Wreath - Christmas @Denae Potterf Potterf Winter Pinterest party craft?!? :)

    DIY Wreath - Christmas

    word beads: take a paperback book, tear out the pages, cut pages in strips horizontally with an exacto knife, trim the edge of a strip you want to use so a word shows, wet the first inch of the other end of the strip with water, wet the toothpick, mod podge both sides, twirl the strip, press end tight for a moment, coat with more mod podge, stick toothpick in scrap styrofoam to dry, remove bead using needle nose pliers and, voilà! you can watercolor the page if you want colored beads, too!

    Words by Helen Lonsdale | 500px

    Journal. Beautiful. She is so wonderfully creative. Notice the face peering from beyond the keyhole.

    Altered Alchemy : romance

    Hand lettering

    Hand Lettering Process | hand lettering by seanwes

    This website sells cheap art canvas. I will have to remember this! Canvas is NOT cheap.

    Blick Academic 5/8" Profile Cotton Canvas - BLICK art materials

    Epsom salt and glitter bottles: this is a good idea for empty liquor bottles!!

    The Key Bunch: Give Old Bottles a Makeover – Glitterally!

    Nautical Accessories, Nautical Bedroom, Nautical Bathroom | Live Laugh Love

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    "Instructions" for pleated jacket. Cool.

    American Duchess: 1740s Riding Habit

    Paper Mache paste recipe: (2 parts flour to 3 parts water.) Mix 1/2 cup flour and 3/4 cups water. 1/4 tbs. salt for mold prevention and/or 2 tbs. white glue for strength optional.

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