Category Archives: DIY Crafts

Salt Dough Sculpture

Salt dough sculpture is an enjoyable and easy-to-do craft for kids of all ages. I began sculpturing dough when I was but a wee one some 40 plus years ago. In fact, a former neighbor still has Christmas ornaments I … Continue reading

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How to Decorate a Masquerade mask with Mixed Media

This lesson will feature how to decorate a masquerade mask with mixed media. I demonstrated how to sculpt a mask out of clay in How to Make a Masquerade Mask Part I. Here are the supplies you will need: A clay … Continue reading

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How to Make a Plaster Cloth Masquerade Mask

This post features how to make a plaster cloth masquerade mask. Here is a suggested supply list: Rigid Wrap Plaster Cloth Sculpey polymer clay Vaseline Card stock You will need to create a clay mask to use as a mold. … Continue reading

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How to Make a Masquerade Mask Part 1

If you want to a fun project, try making your own masquerade mask. Masks possess an appeal for many people. Perhaps their mysterious nature invites us to hide parts of who we are while we develop talents we want to … Continue reading

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Find the Music of Your Heart: A DIY Mixed Media Project

The music of my artistic heart is mixed media. Here’s a diy post to show you how to make a mixed media piece using plaster cloth, pressed flowers, and rice paper. Texture a canvas with gesso and let dry. Then paint … Continue reading

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The Magic of Christmas

The magic of Christmas is in the air, crisp pitter patter across crunchy snow captured in tiny white lights, sparkling messengers of hope peeking out of garlands and over tree branches. I sit and sigh, knowing, once again, why I … Continue reading

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Rusty Springs Highlight Tea Cups as Floral Centerpieces

If you’re a tea party lover and/or hostess, then these unique tea cup centerpieces with rusty springs will provide a fun way to create a unique centerpiece for your table. You can cut the bed coils out of an old … Continue reading

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