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20 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Crafting

History William Morris founded the arts and crafts movement in the middle of the 19th century after being tired of mass produced products. He wanted a return to products that were both beautiful and useful.  In 1908 the Sears and Roebuck catalogue brought arts and crafts style into most homes in the USA.  Leonardo da…

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Summer 2017 Home Décor Trends

Summer is almost here. The days are getting longer and as the light creeps back into your home, you might be thinking to yourself, “when was the last time I updated anything in here?” You may not have the time, patience or finances to completely make over your home but it’s simple to add a…

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Boost Your Creativity by Working in Multiple Mediums

Many artists and creative professionals have considered working in more than one medium. A watercolor painter might be interested in learning how to use oils, a sculptor might want to experiment with drawing, or a visual artist might want to branch out into performance art. Although changing media, form, style, or genre might seem daunting,…

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Rustic Ornament Instructions

Supplies Get this kit here: https://diyvinci.com/product/rustic-ornament-kit/#wood-pieces Wood Slices Tattoo Paper Twine Glue Step one To start, we’ll want to have a design. You can either create this yourself, use stock images, clipart, or a photograph you have taken. Combine the images for each wood slice into one document and print a test page. This way you…

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Christmas Wishlist Giveaway

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. FACEBOOK IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS GIVEAWAY. Eligibility Christmas Wishlist Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and…

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Yarn Christmas Tree Kit

Supplies Get the whole kit here: https://diyvinci.com/product/yarn-christmas-tree-kit/ Paper Mache Cone Yarn Heidi Swapp Marquee Lights Star Topper Glue Craft Knife Paint Foam Brush Tape Step1 We’ll begin by taking our paper mache cone and painting it. We painted ours white to match the white yarn, but you can paint it any color to match the type…

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Kids Pom Pom Christmas Tree Kit

Supplies Purchase the kit here: Pom Pom Christmas Tree Kit Paper mache cone Christmas pom poms Star topper Glue Foam brush Step One Start by separating out your pom poms by color and size. Then cut off the tip of the cone just enough to be able to fit the base of the star into the…

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Glow in the Dark Canvas Kit Instructions

Supplies Purchase the whole kit here: Glow in the Dark Canvas Kit Canvas Stencil Paint Paint roller Glow in the dark marker Step One For our example, we are using the 12 x 12 fancy back canvas, the 12 x 12 butterfly meadow stencil, and warm grey acrylic paint.  In order to have the butterflies and…

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Adult Coloring Book Giveaway Rules

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. FACEBOOK IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS GIVEAWAY. Eligibility The Adult Coloring Book Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United…

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Teacup Candle Kit Instructions

Teacup candles are a fun way to add a touch of classic vintage to your decor or to give as a gift! You’ll need to main items to be able to make this kit. The teacup and the candle making kit. Purchase here: https://diyvinci.com/product/diy-teacup-candle-kit Step One First, be sure to pre-wash your tea cups so they are…

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