Crafting is a great way to relax and create something fun. It could be altering your own sneakers or making a greeting card for someone's birthday. No matter what you craft, it will be your own special work of art. There is a great sense of satisfaction when making something with your own hands.
My tutorials give you an inside peek at how I create. Through my clear and simple instructions, you will get to see my creative process which will help you to make wonderful projects.
Many of my tutorials are available to download to your digital device from Magcloud.com. You can have the printed tutorial sent to your house from Magcloud.com and enjoy the download of the tutorial before the printed version arrives.
So, join me by getting one of my tutorials and learning to create something beautiful today.
Inking 1010 - This tutorial is a step-by-step guide to use ink pads to create beautiful colored paper. The technique shows you how to give papers an aged look or to produce a rich color like the heart on the cover of the tutorial.
This Rosette Necklace, below, can be made from the paper pattern provided, or you can change the colors to create a custom necklace.
Like rubber stamping? Get it off your paper and onto a leather-looking fabric to create these fun bracelet cuffs. The trick to making these fun cuffs is Velcro (R).
Looking to create pretty shoes for your little one? These sneakers are simple to make and are not stiff like many shoe tutorials found elsewhere. It's all in the materials you use and how you use them. Oh, and you also learn how to create coordinating shoe laces. It's super easy.
Pick up this tutorial today. If pink isn't your little ones favorite color, just pick another color to use.
Everyone who sees this bracelet is surprised to find out that the flowers are made from paper. They always guess leather. Once you learn how to create this bracelet, you can change the ribbon colors for any season. Look for metallic ribbons for extra sparkle for all holidays.
Polymer Clay Necklace
Can you roll out cookie dough? Yes? Then you have the skills needed to make this polymer-clay necklace. It is very simple to make, yet looks like you have been crafting for years. It's a fun fashion statement and looks stunning when paired with a simple white or black dress. This is a fun tutorial you should try. If you have never used polymer clay before, you'll wonder why you waited so long to try.
It's also a fun way to add a dimensional looking embellishment to altered books or other crafts.
It's also a great way to use out-of-fashion scarfs that you own or find at thrift stores and yard sales.
Batiks on Silk and Paper
Learn a new skill when you learn how to create batiks. While silk is used in the instructions, you will also find out how you can create batiks on paper. You can make this great scarf for yourself, or make beautiful papers to use in your paper-arts projects. When used on paper, you can create background papers for cards and scrapbook layouts. It is also great for altered books and Artist Trading Cards.
Batik paper is very rich looking and the wax gives the color a whole new dimension. Once you create your own paper, you can scan it into your computer and print it out for additional projects. You can even sell your own batik-colored papers for others to use in their crafting.
This scarf would also make a great gift to give to your loved ones or the tutorial will make a great gift for the crafter in your life. Pick up this tutorial now!