I love using scrapbooking ideas to decorate my home. The colors of scrapbooking supplies and papers give me inspiration for the color schemes in the rooms of my house. I also like to use the actual ...
Some tools are essential for decoupage, such as scissors, glue, varnish, cotton swabs, damp rag and various images of all kind of sources. Its also a good idea to have tweezers, craft knife, cuttin...
Sometimes plain, sometimes garish, cookie tins come in all shapes and sizes. And who among us hasn't picked up a few at the dollar store, or received one with a sweet treat inside. But what do you d...
In the section of your local craft store dedicated to wood crafts, you can often find great wooden trays. Great for breakfast in bed, or for carrying food to the dinner table, they are available in a...
In warmer months, yard sales draw many folks each year. Some people hit yard sales looking for specific items, from antiques and collectibles to junk finds that can be turned into something extraordi...
This is the second craftrobo I have used and probably wont be the last. In comparison to other machines, well there is no comparison.No need for further payout once the machine has been purchased, ...
Making your own jewelry is as fundamentally rewarding as it is lovely to wear. Most people associate decoupage with furniture or pottery, but the technique translates well into some very creative jewe...
ScissorsIt's best to have a pair of scissors put aside solely for decoupage. Certain things can gradually blunt scissors, and you want to keep yours as sharp and clean as possible. Embroidery scissors...
It's best to avoid very thin images as they may tear. It's also preferable to avoid papers that have images on both sides, because when glued, the image on the other side may show. Images can be scann...
WoodLightly sand any rough spots. Fill rough spots and holes with wood filler and then sand. Wipe with a damp sponge. If you want a stained background, use a water-soluble, alcohol-based wood stain. Y...