Archive for 07/2020

Wednesday Crafternoons

It’s Wednesday. Let’s Get Salty!

Fingerpainting baby
Any kiddos here love to finger paint? 

How about sprinkling stuff? 

Say salt, for example. 

What does this have to do with painting?

Salt has absorbent properties that heighten light and dark values of pigments.

Depending on how much you use, it also helps create fun textures and patterns. 

The end result? 

Beautiful unique paintings.

Unique because no two salt grains land the same.

So this week, we're going to give salt painting a go! 

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Wednesday Crafternoons

It’s Wednesday. Let’s Make Some Nail Art!

Nail Art Marble Design

Gorgeous! But why do temporary when you can create something permanent?

  Oops! Did we say nail art? 

We meant nail polish art or better yet known as water marble art. 

We know.

Sounds real fancy BUT super easy to do!

Similar to decoupage, it's a simple way to update your home decor without spending a ton of money. 

It works on just about any smooth surface from glass and metal to wood.

You can use it to make art prints or enhance decorative objects like mugs and vases.

Just be sure to craft near an open window. Nail polish stinks!

So without further ado, we present to you the art of marbling. 

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