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Glue Balls

Elmers glue 1. Squirt a tiny amount of Elmers glue on your finger.2. Start rubbing the finger with the glue together with a different finger.3. Lift the fingers up for about 7 seconds.4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 until you get a small ball. Note: The Glue Ball should eventually turn black. From Allie L., […]

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How to Make Sticky Glue in Crafts

You will need: 4 tablespoon of plain flour1 teaspoon of milk1 teaspoon of vanilla essencesWater Pour the flour into a bowl,Add your milk and your vanilla essences.Then add a small amount of water and stir.Keep adding water until it’s a soft thickish paste. From alice wilkinson, age 15, lincolnshire, england

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5 Great Questions About Decoupage

Decoupage is a wonderful way to add character and new life to anything. Old furniture, shoe boxes, a plain Jane vase, even jewelry can be decoupaged. The fact is, for centuries it was considered the poor man’s art. It is a fantastic way to use household materials and scraps of paper, along with a little […]

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A Brief How To Guide for Decoupage

Decoupage is a fun way to decorate ornaments, paper, glass, boxes and almost any other object you can think of that paper and glue will stick to. Using paper cut-outs, you can create a unique and original piece of art for your home or as a gift for a neighbor, friend or loved one. This […]

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Decoupage 101: Making Any Object a Piece of Art

Decoupage, an art form that involves layering cut out pictures to create a beautiful object d’art, is a fantastic way to breathe new life into an outdated piece of wooden furniture, like a dresser, or to add color and character to storage boxes and other ordinary household items. Decoupage is the art of decorating with […]

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Decoupage in 5 Simple Steps

Decoupage is a fun way to decorate ornaments and other objects for your home or to share with family and friends. If you are learning how to decoupage, here are some easy tips to follow that will help you get started correctly. Step # 1 – Find an object The first thing you need to […]

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Glowing Flowers

This easy to make and lovely craft would make a great gift. You will need: Pressed Leaves or Flowers Votive Cup Tissue Paper Decoupage Solution Foam Brushes Instructions for the project: You will want to use flowers and leaves that have been pressed and dried. Begin by tearing off the straight edges from a sheet […]

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Decoupage Sneakers

Pre teens will especially love this “cool” craft. If you use the right decoupage solution they will stay looking good for months and months. You will need: Canvas Sneakers Tissue Paper Outdoor Mod Podge Pony Beads Foam Brush Instructions for the project: Begin by choosing the colors of tissue paper you want to use. Tear […]

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Recycled Card Decoupage Ornaments

Christmas Ornament

Decoupage just may be the perfect craft for kids. The materials are easy to find and affordable and best of all decoupage can be done by everyone. Even the youngest kids enjoy painting on decoupage glue (which is highly forgiving). So if you are looking for an afternoon of fun with your kids or a […]

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Decoupage Craft Ideas

The true fun of decoupage just may lie in the fact that there are virtually no limits to what you can do with it. Decoupage is fun and easy to do requiring little experience or crafting skills and the result can be a truly spectacular project. Basically the method of decoupage remains the same but […]

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Gluey Ghosts

Halloween is the holiday for goblins, ghouls, and ghosts. The following are a few fun crafts for making Halloween ghosts: Glue Ghosts: These are a lot of fun and can be used to decorate windows and other surfaces. They are easy to make, really cute, and only require some glue and some patience. What you’ll […]

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Cereal Paper Plate Rainbow

Paper plates present a wealth of possibilities when it comes to crafting. You can use paper plates for a variety of projects that fit all seasons and themes. Best of all paper plates are affordable and easy to buy in bulk which makes them a perfect choice for classroom or party activities. Paper plates can […]

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Safe Stained Glass

Traditional stained glass has always been associated with fine art galleries and huge windows in Gothic cathedrals. But stained glass can be much simpler and safer for you to do at home and you can even get your kids involved. Many people are afraid of all the glass and heat associated with traditional stained glass, […]

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Shimmering Sun Catcher

This is a quick and easy project that packs in a lot of fun. This will remind your family of summer long after the heat waves have passed. What you need: •Wax paper •White craft glue •Different colored glitter •Fishing wire Instructions for the project-Give each child a sheet of wax paper and instruct them […]

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String Easter Egg

Happy Children with Balloons

Springtime is a great time of year to get outside and enjoy nature and all the new life that is growing up from the earth. You can make some fun springtime crafts to go along with this time of year. How about making a kite to fly on a windy day or making some Easter […]

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Tulip Cup

Another fun springtime craft is to make a tulip cup. Since flowers are often associated with springtime, this is a great way to bring the colors of the outdoor world into your home. To make the tulip cup you will need construction paper, crayons or markets, craft stick or pencil and a Styrofoam cup. Then […]

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