Watercolor paints are best off on paper (either normal or slightly thick paper.) If you use too much water while using watercolors, paper will crinkle. I wouldn't recommend using printing paper or thin paper either, because they crinkle easily. Watercolors work best on white surfaces and can't be used on stuff other than paperAcrylic paints… Continue reading Painting Tips
Craft Stick Bookmarks
Note: craft sticks are also called ice-cream sticks and popsicle sticks. To make a craft stick bookmark, you'll need: (please ignore the blurry photo) a craft sticka pocket cuttersome markers and/or glitter pens, colors of your choice, OR some acrylic paints paintbrush (if using acrylic paints)a black pen (a permanent pen such as a Sharpie… Continue reading Craft Stick Bookmarks
How to make a Styrofoam egg-carton Pinata
You can see how to make a paper-mache pinata here. If you want a quick substitute to paper mache, all you need is... 2x6 or larger Styrofoam egg carton/s, depending on how many pinatas you want to make as you can't fit a lost of things in one egg cartonSome sheets of paper (also depending… Continue reading How to make a Styrofoam egg-carton Pinata
How to make a Papier-mâché Piñata
See post for papier-mâché paste recipes here. Piñatas are typically made of paper-mâché, and are attributed to China where paper originated. Marco Polo is believed to have seen Chinese paper figures of bulls and other animals covered with colored paper and filled with seeds. When struck with a stick, the seeds spilled out. -Google Other… Continue reading How to make a Papier-mâché Piñata
What's hard as a rock, light as a feather, made from something you throw away every day, and will last for many years? It might sound impossible, but it's not. The answer is papier-mâché! Papier-mâché has a fancy French name, but it's actually just ordinary newspaper mixed with an easy-to-make paste. It's fun to make,… Continue reading Papier-mâché Recipes
Fairy Garden Tips
If you're making a fairy garden, you have to remember that it will not stay perfect. You will have to constantly work on it, every day, and it's your responsibility. Here are some things you need to remember: Water your fairy garden every day or the plants will dry out, especially if they're newly planted,… Continue reading Fairy Garden Tips
How to make a Fairy Garden at home!
You can find everything you need to make a fairy garden in your garden and house. The first thing you will need is a pot. Remember, everything in a fairy garden depends on the size of the pot—or DSP. And the size of the pot is your choice, of course. The bigger your pot the… Continue reading How to make a Fairy Garden at home!