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20 DIY Chandeliers to Brighten Up Your Space | Brit + Co. Paint Swatch Chandelier.

20 DIY Chandeliers to Brighten Up Your Space

A few weeks ago we ventured into the world of DIY lighting, complete with vintage-style marquees, yarn lanterns, and the like. While researching this, we came across a whole bunch of gorgeous DIY chandeliers as well! Making your own chandelier definitely takes a little more elbow grease than a mason jar with a light bulb in it, but all of these projects are totally doable and perfect for weekend making. Be sure to let us know if you have a favorite in the comments below – and stay tuned for…

use Mod Podge to make glass clings, that you can put on any vase or in any window.  The supplies are  minimal, just mix MP with acrylic craft paint (those little 50 cent bottles work fine) and paint a big sheet of each color on some wax paper. Let dry overnight, then cut out your shapes!

Easy DIY Window Clings Using Mod Podge

Use Mod Podge to make your own DIY window clings on a budget - these gel window clings are so easy, and a great kids' craft!

On a hot day use up your broken crayons by letting them melt into artwork in the sun.  Make a picture with the crayons before they melt or play with the melted wax like finger paint between wax paper. This looks really fun for a summer bucket list project!

Crayon Melting

It's been really, really hot here. I'm talking about 110 degree highs every day! Perfect weather for wax crayon art. It's hot enough to melt crayons in my van. Unfortunately, I know this

Neulalla pistelemällä kuvio pois, saa myös negatiivin talteen - toimii myös syksyn lehtien muotoisena ja väreissä

stained glass animal windows

Here is a crafty project that Isaiah and I did while Phoenix was taking his nap yesterday. We both tore up a bunch of pieces of colored tissue paper then laid them down on a sheet of wax paper. We...

I want to do this!! xD It's so cute with all of the blues and people and such ^_^

I want to do this!! xD It's so cute with all of the blues and people and such ^_^

1st May 5th children's day/Japan carp kite called a koinobori Buy Roylco's Japanese Carp Wind Sock Kit  $8 Sch Sp; 24 die-cut fish w/tag board strips that teacher glues into the mouth. Fins, gills, scales, tail color w/sharpie in warm or cool, rest on zip lock bags, spray w/water first then add wc pt

In the Art Room: First Grade Koinobori for Children's Day!

Are ya'll familiar with the Japanese holiday called Children's Day? I think sometimes my students are convinced that everyday is Children's Day which is why nearly every night is Grape-Flavored Grown-Up Drink Day for this art teacher. But I digress. The real Children's Day is celebrated in Japan on the 5th day of May which, in case you didn't know, is the 5th month. It's a day set aside to respect children's personalities and to celebrate their happiness. Which, seriously, that part should…

salt dought, 2 cups flour (plain), 1 cup table salt, 1 cup water, Optional ingredients: about a tablespoon of oil (vegetable)or a tablespoon of lemon juice for a harder dough. sit for 30 minutes in container before using.

How to Make Salt Dough Magnets

How to Tutorial on making salt dough magnets including a recipe for salt dough.

Tissue paper stained glass cross (use glue on wax paper or clear contact paper)

Stained Glass Cross Craft - Mom On Timeout

This Stained Glass Cross craft is an ideal Easter craft for kids!

Super cute craft to do with the kiddos using crayons. Create this beautiful mobile that is perfect as sun-catcher, nursery mobile or decor.

Super cute craft to do with the kiddos using crayons. Create this beautiful mobile that is perfect as sun-catcher, nursery mobile or decor.

Glowing jars (different idea) use electric tea candles with colored tissue paper instead of glow sticks

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Put designs on wax paper to wrap around homemade treats for gifts.  Maybe use this to wrap around the peppermint soap?

Make Your Own Heart Wax Paper - The Idea Room

Are you giving away treats for this Valentine's Day? Make your own heart wax paper to wrap these gifts!

Start with a bottle of glue and some wax paper.  Add google eyes, but those can always be drawn on too.  Just let the kids puddle a pile of glue onto the paper.  The only trick is that all spots have to be filled in with glue.  Otherwise, the ghost won't peel off properly.  Let dry overnight or longer.  Carefully peel it off the wax paper and let it finish drying on the other side.  I used a hole punch to put a hole through it so we could hang it.

Halloween Projects & Crafts

Entertain all the ghouls and ghosts in your neighborhood with these hauntingly fun and stunningly easy DIY Halloween crafts, including easy projects for kids of all ages.

VBS Decorating Great Stuff Expanding Foam to make termite mounds for last year's VBS. I took the foam and sprayed it a pattern on wax paper. Once it was dry, I peeled it off and painted the foam. I wanted to reuse them for this years theme, so I repainted them with the same brown and black spray paints that used on my other cave rocks. Now I can use them as cave rocks in the Firefly Caverns.

The Three R's of VBS

Each year I do my best to use the three R's of VBS: Reuse, Recover, and Refurbish. The three R's help me each year to save time and, more im...