Still snowing and not much delight in your garden just yet? Make Spring come early with some recycled can crafts and make your own jewel butterfly! So delightful. 1,2,3 Step-by-step Tutorial on How to Make these Fun Recycled Can Butterfly STEP 1. Cut the top and the bottom of your can with a [...]
I’ve been playing with paper and made an origami butterfly ~ that ancient symbol of transformation. Think I need a thousand more and make a wall curtain or at least a butterfly mobile out of them. Cute, hey?! Origami Paper Butterfly Material Needs Beyond a pair of scissors, you need only paper. ‘What kind [...]
Transforming old artwork with a fresh new layer is easily fixed with some artistic use of stamps. However, this is not the only way to make stamps useful. There are many around-the-house & craft uses of stamps where they proof to be oh so handy. 10 Ways to Apply Stamps Usefully 1. Instant birthday [...]
Once you start stamping, there is no stopping, is there? That’s what I found at least. Last night I was preparing for this weekend’s art demonstration. I was using some watercolor paintings in the category ‘misfits & unfinished works’ as the base for some fresh Spring artwork to bring along. What did I do, besides [...]
Just added some great summer art prints to our Butterfly Crafts collection. This gorgeous vintage butterfly clip art originated from a 1880’s Natural History Butterfly print (four stages of butterfly transformation). Butterfly Craft Resources Collection How to Make a Simple Butterfly Mosaic (free tutorial) Butterfly Soap (for inspiration)
3rd DIY Tutorial linky party. Your beautiful and successful ‘Do It Yourself’ or craft project tutorial is welcome. My contribution: How to Make Your own 3d BUTTERFLY ARTWORK – Free Tutorial. You’ll love making this, by yourself or with the kids.
Spring, that annual period of transformation… So, I thought it’s time to work with a symbol that marks ‘transformation’ like no other symbol does: the butterfly. We ALL need butterflies. To create ‘how to’s for my craft readers, I’ve collected and developed ideas and free craft tutorials, stencils, templates, plus other design tools~ of use [...]
Tons of easy Easter coloring pages to be found online (We created a free one online last year for you). However difficult coloring pages, with nice butterflies and Easter eggs in an interesting mandala, those are hard to find. So, we designed one for you. Here is your own free, original, difficult [...]