Category Archives: Free Tutorials

@TheCraftyCutie is now LIVE on Periscope

Periscope. So, what is this crazy new thing called Periscope? I for one, would have no idea, if it weren’t for my beautiful, nerdy sister @AlessandraCo. She is an amazingly tech-savvy encourager, who sent me the link for this app. … Continue reading

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Handmade Holiday Blog Hop

Welcome to the final day of the 4th Annual Handmade Holidays Blog Hop! We hope you enjoyed the projects from the last 2 days! A few years ago we were looking online for handmade gift ideas and thought it would … Continue reading

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Adjusting my Sails-Ice Resin and Walnut Hollow Blog Hop

Welcome to our 2 day Blog Hop featuring Ice Resin http://www.iceresin.com and Walnut Hollow http://www.walnuthollow.com. If you’re starting here be sure to hop on over to http://wp.me/p3cspn-i7 and see Sara Shirman’s awesome project. While you’re there  you can enter to win the awesome … Continue reading

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Rowlux Illusion Film Blog Hop

After having the honor of trying out Rowlux® Illusion Film I am officially in love. This product is so beautiful to create with especially if you let the light shine through it. 1. Paint a shadowbox frame with Copper paint. 2. Cut out … Continue reading

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Etchall Pendant DIY Tutorial

Clean your glass surface and dry with lint free paper towel or cloth. Apply sticker and use Etchall Squeegee to remove any air bubbles. Use Sharpie Oil-Based Paint Pen to write “Fly” on back side. Use squeegee to apply a … Continue reading

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Tutorial Tuesday – DIY Mixed Media House

  Instructions: 1. Sand brick sheet to remove top layer of paint. 2. Rub brown paint into brick crevices. 3. Trace 2 wood rectangles onto paper and cut shapes out. 4. Glue paper cut outs onto wood pieces. 5. Trace … Continue reading

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DIY Clay Banner Tutorial

Instructions: Knead clay until it is pliable, roll it to 2mm thickness and press burlap into it. Press cookie cutter into clay and cut out triangles from it. Use Embossing Set to stamp the letters “LOVE” into triangles. Place your … Continue reading

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Makeover Monday-House Frame-DIY

Happy Monday to you! Lets start this week off the right way with some creativity. Today I will be showing you how to turn an unfinished wooden house frame into this… 1. Remove oval center piece and paint house black … Continue reading

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Makeover Monday-Repurposed blocks

“Need Direction?”  by Tatiana The inspiration for today’s project came from some letter blocks my kids had in their closet.  Since these poor little letters were being neglected by their owners, I decide to play with them myself.  Here is … Continue reading

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Makeover Monday 2

This piece started off as blank Masonite house. While pondering what to do with this blank house shaped pencil holder, I remember a plastic package I had held onto that resembled a window.  I decide this window will be my focal … Continue reading

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