It is Wednesday, wacky craft day, where we share unconventional, weird and crazy crafts.
Today I will share my secret wacky art with markers. I am a big doodler with a large collection of markers and I can draw my crazy patterns and colour for hours.
This is a selection of some of my older doodles which I did earlier this year.
I am presently working on a ten piece collection of some much larger pieces.
Here is a sneak peak of fragments of three new designs.
I know you to have some wacky crafts, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org a picture, a short story behind it and credit information and we will be happy to post in our upcoming wacky segment.
Post from yours truly Crafty T but today Colourful Crazy Crafty T
Have a great day!
Stop, do not throw away that box! Let us make a decoupage tote box.
What do you need?
- Scrap paper from old magazines, books, catalogues, newspapers, invitations or cards
- Mod Podge
- Scissors or any cutting tool such as a Hobby Knife or paper punch. You can also tear the paper.
Step 2: Select scrap paper, you can use a sheet the size of the side of your box or you can cut the paper to your desired shape and size.
I used an old scrapbook catalogue that had wonderful prints. I cut the paper in strips and cubes.
STEP 3: Apply a layer of Mod Podge on to a small area of the box and press paper, rubbing out any air bubbles. You can use use your hands or a squeegee to smoothen the paper.
I used Mod Podge Antique Matt for an aged look. I started from the bottom corner and continued to stick the paper covering the surface. Then I covered the entire surface with my Mod Podge. Mod Podge is both an adhesive and a sealer. You can use regular Mod Podge Matt or Gloss and it dries clear.
Step 4: Embellish
I used Washi Paper ( an adhesive patterned paper) to cover the inside. I also punched holes and used hemp to make straps. I also used buttons and ribbon for added detail. You can use brads, stickers, beads, eyelets and so much more to decorate your tote box.
I hope you enjoyed this project from us at Bead Café and remember ‘express, explore, enjoy and create’, our Motto at Bead Café.
Hi my crafty friends
It is MAKE it MONDAY. Today we share some motivation from our team at Bead Cafe.
‘You can BE anything’
Have a beautiful day folks!
Glass bottles and jars, I am sure we all have a few laying around the house. Wine, beer, ketchup, olive oil, liquor, pickles and jam just to name a few. They come in all different shapes and sizes. Which gives you many opportunities to express your creativity by upcycling them. Here are just a few ideas to inspired you.
These bottles and jars have a nice nostalgic look to them. By: Too-much-time.com
Recycled wine bottle light. How cool is this? Christmas tree lights and glass bottles Viola!!! By: Classy Garbage
Here is an idea where after painting the bottles white they use a black permanent marker to create unique designs on the bottles. By: ScrapHacker.com
Who doesn’t love a nice decoupage. This bottle is decoupaged entirely in headlines and copy from TIME Magazines that they carefully choose and cut out. This is one of our favorites. By: Gr3een
Beautifully tinted glass bottles transformed into a vase. All you need is some Mod Podge and your colour choice of food colouring. By The V Spot
This is pretty Awesome. The Cut the Vodka bottles in half and used them as upcycled glasses. See more here Home Crux
Check us on Pinterest for more ideas.